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  • Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006

    The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me 'Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 ...

    • Contributor: Burton, Mary Sheppard - Lindahl, Carl - Austen, Theadocia Millich
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers

    Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885

    Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell's law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft ...

    • Contributor: Creswell, John A. J. (John Angel James) - Creswell, John A. J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bank of the United States (Baltimore, Md.) records, 1795-1855

    Records of the Congressionally-chartered commercial bank charged with central bank responsibilities for the United States and of its successor, the Merchants' Bank of Baltimore. Correspondence and banking and legal records highlighting the ...

    • Contributor: Bank of the United States (Baltimore, Md.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan's career before his election as ...

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Marburg papers, 1859-1940

    Diplomat, publicist, civic leader, and peace advocate. Scrapbooks and correspondence relating to Marburg's civic activities in Baltimore, Maryland, his belief in internationalism and advocacy for peace before and after World War I, ...

    • Contributor: Marburg, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to ...

    • Contributor: Holker, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Christopher H. Lewis VHP Collection

    Christopher H. Lewis Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Lewis, Christopher H.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • 1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979

    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of country, Irish, Cajun, gospel, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors ...

    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Calvin Benjamin papers, circa 1838-1882

    United States Army officer. Chiefly correspondence, with transcribed excerpts and notes, relating to Benjamin's service under General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Calvin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and ...

    • Contributor: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, ...

    • Contributor: Quinn, David B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William L. Daley collection relating to Billy Sunday, 1914-1925

    Evangelist, born William Ashley Sunday. Chiefly newspaper clippings compiled by Sunday's press agent concerning revivals held by Sunday. Also includes miscellaneous correspondence, sermon notes, brochures, and other printed matter.

    • Contributor: Sunday, Billy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette's military service and ...

    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977

    Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European ...

    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material