Biographer and editor. Letters received from prominent people relating to the International Mark Twain Society or to some aspect of Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life or literary works written by him under the name Mark Twain. Also includes production materials for several works on him by Cyril Clemens, and copies of historical documents collected by Cyril Clemens.
The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...
Contributor:Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga
Original Format:Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).
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 the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing proceedings and the history of the presbyteries.
Contributor:Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City
Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.
Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin's life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.
Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.
Scientist and educator. Correspondence, reports, writings by Eisenbud and others, medical case summaries, and legal papers primarily concerned with beryllium disease among workers in beryllium manufacturing and in the fluorescent light industry. Includes papers from Eisenbud's work as director of the Health and Safety Laboratory of the Atomic Energy Commission and as director of the Laboratory of Environmental Studies at New York University.
Intelligence officer, diplomat, and consultant. Diaries, correspondence, international reports, photographs, notes, scrapbooks, school notebooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Roosevelt's service in intelligence and career as a consultant in international relations.
Editorial, production, and business records including correspondence, reports, drafts of articles, and galleys for monthly issues of Harper's Magazine, a compendium of social commentary, news, history, criticism, poetry and fiction.
Educator and social worker. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers concerning relief work with the Red Cross and Duryea War Relief during and after World War I with Italian and French war wounded and children. Also includes family papers, account books, scrapbooks, manuscript plays and miscellany, some relating to Richard Crawford.
Religious community in Jerusalem founded by American emigré Christians, Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888) and Anna T. Spafford, and perpetuated by their daughter, Bertha Spafford Vester, and others. Correspondence, diaries, minutes, notes, hymns, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed matter, and other papers relating to the history of the colony and its members.
Contributor:American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Vester, Bertha Spafford
Soldier and newspaper editor. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Halford's career as private secretary to President Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893.
Clearinghouse for information on the atomic age. Correspondence with scientists and organizations, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, financial records, clippings, and printed material reflecting the committee's attempts to promote understanding of the implications of atomic energy in a nontechnical form through the presentation of a popular program in the press, on the radio, and with a speaker's bureau.
Contributor:National Committee on Atomic Information
Author, editor, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Wallace's service as United States secretary of agriculture and United States vice president.
Contributor:Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard) - Wallace, Henry A.
Comprising 164 items (359 digital images), this online presentation includes correspondence, photographs, and other materials dating between 1861 and 1865 documenting the Civil War experience of Captain Tilton C. Reynolds, a member of the 105th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The letters feature details of the regiment's movements, accounts of military engagements, and descriptions of the daily life of soldiers and their views of the ...
United States senator and representative from Texas. Correspondence, speeches, writings, voting records, press releases, clippings, photographs, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating primarily to his career in the Senate, his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations committee, and his involvement in the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and issues concerning the oil industry, Texas, and Mexico.
Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. In addition, the collection includes ...
Contributor:Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
Nurse, public health activist, and author. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses.
Organization founded to promote women's issues. Correspondence, bylaws and constitution, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, scrapbook, clippings, printed matter, and other material related to the foundation, which from its establishment in 1912 until 1924 was known as the Anthony League of the District of Columbia.
Contributor:Susan B. Anthony Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Lawyer and United States representative from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and miscellany consisting primarily of family correspondence relating to domestic affairs and life in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Barbour's service in the 34th Congress.
Poet, novelist, literary critic, lecturer, and translator. Correspondence and notes with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of biographies, book reviews, essays, interviews, memoirs, novellas, novels, plays, poems, short stories, and translations of works by others.
Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs, clippings, writings, photographs, awards and honors. The collection includes the papers of Kreisler's biographer Louis ...
Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.
Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
Educational association founded in 1898 to assist Cuban and Puerto Rican students securing an education in the United States. Correspondence, application forms, rosters, scrapbooks, financial records, photographs of students, and other records concerning the activities of the association and, after its dissolution in 1903, the Cuban and Puerto Rican students it had aided.
Contributor:Cuban Educational Association of the United States of America
Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and color slides documenting the performance of bluegrass music, blues music, Armenian music, Senegalese music and dance, Irish music, country music, gospel music, Chinese traditional music and modern compositions, Caribbean music, and Polish music and dance celebrating the Harvest Festival from several regions in Poland. Most concerts were recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas ...
Contributor:Berline, Byron - Crary, Dan - Hickman, John - Liang, David Mingyue - Pan, Huizhu - Yeh, Chen Feng - Tang, Liangshan - Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Kouyate, Djimo - Williams Jones, Pearl - Brzostowski, Tom
Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker's naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker's letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.
Confederate expatriate and physician. Manuscripts entitled, Brazil Under the Monarchy: A Record of Facts and Observations, from Notes Taken in Brazil during a Period of More Than Twenty Years, and another version of the same entitled, Chronicas Lageanas. Includes observations on history, manners, customs, and society made by Cleary while practicing medicine in Brazil between 1865 and 1885 as a Confederate expatriate from Virginia.
Lawyer and historian. Correspondence, annotated clippings and memoranda from World War I when Warren was assistant attorney general, official minutes and correspondence of the President's War Relief Control Board, biographical material, and miscellaneous papers.
The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, ...
Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...
Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.
Contributor:Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.
Ambassador to Ireland, son of Senator Robert A. Taft, and grandson of President William H. Taft. Chiefly correspondence between Taft and his parents, Robert A. and Martha Wheaton Bowers Taft, especially during his years as a student at the Taft School, Yale University, and Princeton University.
Contributor:Taft, William Howard, August 7 - Taft, William Howard
Internationalist, intelligence officer, and writer. Correspondence, academic papers, newspaper columns, articles, speeches, lectures, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Meyer's activities promoting one-world government after World War II and to his writing career.
Lawyer, United States senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. Chiefly political correspondence relating to Wade's career in the Senate as well as personal letters concerning his law practice and business. Includes printed speeches, maps, family letters, business records, and other material.
Contributor:Wade, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Wade, B. F.
Journalist. Story files and scrapbooks of clippings of Free's articles for various newspapers, especially as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War.
Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...
Contributor:Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
Educators. Correspondence, diaries, journals, student papers, genealogical information, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to the Gallaudets, father and son, and their founding roles in the education of the deaf.
Contributor:Gallaudet, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins) - Gallaudet, T. H.
Lawyer. Chiefly correspondence to Wheeler H. Peckham from his father, Rufus W. Peckham, Sr., and brother, Rufus W. Peckham, Jr., relating to family, personal, and business matters, political affairs, and the travels of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr.
Contributor:Peckham, Wheeler H. (Wheeler Hazard) - Peckham, Wheeler H.
United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
Contributor:Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
Cuban-American lawyer and writer. Correspondence, legal papers, notes, drafts, and other literary papers, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to his work before various Latin American claims commissions and other legal work involving Latin American governments, and materials pertaining to his writings on Latin American history.
Contributor:Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Rodríguez, José Ignacio
Correspondence, genealogical and biographical material, a commonplace book, poetry, writings, and printed matter relating to the Key-Cutts-Turner families of North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Chiefly family correspondence of Ann Arnold Key Turner with various relatives including her father, Francis Scott Key, written from Woodley plantation, Warrenton, North Carolina. Also includes letters of Richard Cutts written from Washington, D.C., relating to the commercial and maritime ...
Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, photographs, writings, and printed matter relating to Fleischmann's experiences as a Viennese psychoanalyst and associate of Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest during German Nazi occupation.
James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of ...
Contributor:McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
United States Navy and Army officers and family members. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, logbooks, photographs, recollections (memoirs), financial papers, and printed matter centering primarily on the naval career of Commodore John Rodgers (1773-1838).
Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.
Contributor:Hornaday, William T. (William Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
Trading house founded in 1819 by Samuel Russell in Guangzhou (Canton), China. Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to the company and its founder, Samuel Russell (1789-circa 1862), and members of his family.
White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.
Contributor:Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.
Journalist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks relating to Washington, D.C., social life, Longworth's world travels, her engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth, and her writings, especially her newspaper column and her reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal.
Sailor. Daily journal kept by Harms as the cartographer and cook on an expedition to the Galapagos Islands sponsored by the United States Navy and the Pacific Development Company to select a site for a military base. Also includes a guidebook, newsletters, scrapbook, map, and photographs.
United States senator and representative of Tennessee and secretary of state. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscript of The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), speeches and statements, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hull's career as secretary of state.
Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.
Author, journalist, and military analyst. Correspondence, diary, biographical material, manuscripts of writings, drafts of various articles, notes, speeches and drafts of radio broadcasts, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Eliot's career as a newspaper columnist, contributor to periodicals, and military editor of Collier's Encyclopedia.
Civil rights activist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, press releases, financial records, agendas, printed material, and other papers documenting Bayard Rustin's leading role as an activist in the African-American civil rights movement, advocate of international human rights and social reform, and pacifist.
Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.
United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.
Author and adventurer. Correspondence, diaries, handwritten drafts and printed copies of writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, drawings, and other papers relating primarily to Munroe's literary career and travels, including on a survey teams for the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company.
Physician and army officer. Diary, correspondence, memoranda, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other items relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months of 1861.
Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. ...
The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...
Contributor:Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick B. - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (Banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
Psychoanalyst, educator, and writer. Correspondence, diaries, biographical data, reports, surveys, speeches and writings, school papers, certificates, legal documents, and photographs documenting Lewin's contributions to psychoanalysis in the United States through his writings, teaching, and involvement in various psychoanalytic organizations.
Contributor:Lewin, Bertram D. (Bertram David) - Lewin, Bertram D.
Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...
United States Navy officer and air pilot. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, logbooks, military records, biographical material, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Ballentine's naval career after 1920.
Contributor:Ballentine, John J. (John Jennings) - Ballentine, John J.
The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.
Contributor:Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) - Vincent, G. Robert - Valentino, Thomas J. - Connolly, James B. (James Brendan) - Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden) - Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther) - Boyd, Louise Arner - Murphy, William L. (William Lawrence)
Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.