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  • Louis Jay Hazam papers, 1937-1977

    Television producer and author. Correspondence, scripts, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Hazam's career as a writer and producer of television documentaries.

    • Contributor: Hazam, Louis Jay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1937
  • 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April ...

    • Contributor: Blizard, Ralph - Jamison, Phil - Long, Donna - Mulvihill, Brendan - Lilly, Everett - Wick, Regan - Harte, Frank - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992
  • P. Phillips family papers, 1832-1914

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative from South Carolina. Correspondence, letter books, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, and an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips, relating chiefly to the law practice of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips, both of whom practiced before the Supreme Court. Contains the writings of P. Phillips's wife, Eugenia, including her journal written while interned during ...

    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Phillips, P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832
  • Sam Eskin collection, 1939-1969

    Collection consists of manuscripts, field recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting folk music and folk music revivals in the United States, Canada, and Mexico from 1938 to 1966; plus manuscripts and field recordings of mostly unidentified artists performing folk music in Jamaica, Cuba, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Morocco, Hong Kong, Philippines, India, and Thailand from 1953 to 1969 collected by Sam ...

    • Contributor: Eskin, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939
  • Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

    • Contributor: Siebold, Philipp Franz Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1609
  • W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946
  • John Tyler papers, 1691-1918

    President of the United States, vice president under William Henry Harrison, and United States representative and senator from Virginia. Correspondence and other papers, including correspondence of Tyler's widow, Julia Gardiner Tyler, an autograph collection assembled by their son, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and family papers reflecting social life and customs in Virginia.

    • Contributor: Tyler, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1691
  • Katherine Garrison Chapin papers, 1930-1972

    Poet and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating mainly to Garrison's published and unpublished poetry and plays.

    • Contributor: Chapin, Katherine Garrison
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
  • Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913

    Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.

    • Contributor: Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis) - Ogden, Robert C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996

    Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1978
  • Papers from the Jim Walsh collection, 1867-1987, and undated

    The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.

    • Contributor: Walsh, Jim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1867
  • Great Britain. Board of Trade records, 1682-1786

    Government agency. Reports, correspondence, orders, instructions, commissions, and other material relating to British overseas trade.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1682
  • Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1828
  • William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989

    Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1958
  • Oskar Ursinus papers, 1908-1943

    Aviator, engineer, and journalist. Correspondence, notes, articles by Ursinus and others, charts, maps, sketches, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to the development of German aeronautics during the first half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Ursinus, Oskar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1906
  • Harold Foote Gosnell papers, 1931-1962

    Political scientist, educator, and government consultant. Chiefly subject files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research data, maps, charts, printed and near-print material, and miscellany. The papers relate principally to projects Gosnell conducted for various government agencies, including a study on state and regional planning for the National Resources Committee; studies on government information services, especially those of the Office of War Information and the ...

    • Contributor: Gosnell, Harold F. (Harold Foote) - Gosnell, Harold F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968

    Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and ...

    • Contributor: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, John J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1882
  • National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2002

    The National Flute Association, Inc. Archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers and other volunteers serving the association, some business papers of the Executive Offices, manuscript and printed music, donations to the organization from individual members, and publications by the association.

    • Contributor: National Flute Association (U.S.) - Leeuwen, Arÿ Van
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.

    • Contributor: House Democratic Caucus (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Ernest W. Peterkin papers, 1946-1992

    Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, journal, writings, notebook, orders, photoreproduction of sketchbook, and other papers kept by Peterkin relating to Operation Crossroads, the nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands.

    • Contributor: Peterkin, Ernest W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1946
  • John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon's grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon's political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1832