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  • National Women's Trade Union League of America records, 1903-1950

    Correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, and printed matter, including minutes of meetings, proceedings of national conventions and international congresses of working women, biographical material on the league's officers, and correspondence between local and national leagues.

    • Contributor: National Women's Trade Union League of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1903
  • Adams family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence of John Quincy Adams. Also includes correspondence and other papers of Abigail Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915), Henry Adams, John Adams, Louisa Catherine Adams, Samuel Adams. Includes Henry Adams' address to the American Historical Association in a letter dated 1894 to Herbert B. Adams. Documents social life in Massachusetts and state and national political affairs. Correspondents include Joseph ...

    • Contributor: Adams, Abigail - Adams, Charles Francis - Adams, Henry - Adams, John - Adams, John Quincy - Adams, Louisa Catherine - Adams, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings's activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...

    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
  • Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner on November 15, 2007 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Jasmine Pickner delivered a brief introduction in Lakota. Dallas Chief Eagle discussed the traditions of the Lakota, and the balance between males ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
  • Albert James Myer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the U.S. Army (1854-1860), especially his assignments at Fort Davis and Fort Duncan, Tex., where he observed Indian warfare; his role in the founding and development of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (1856-1880); and the contribution of the Signal Corps to Union military efforts in the Civil War. ...

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William W. Coblentz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, writings, notebooks, biographical material, financial records, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Coblentz's career as a physicist at the National Bureau of Standards. Coblentz kept the journal during a solar eclipse expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia, and his return through Europe in 1926. Writings include annotated copies of Coblentz's Man's Place in a Superphysical World (1954) and From the Life of ...

    • Contributor: Coblentz, William W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James William Denver papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., concerning Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination (1884). A fifth letterpress book contains the correspondence of Seargent Prentiss Knut of Denver's law firm.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-05-05
  • William L. Daley collection relating to Billy Sunday, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly newspaper clippings compiled by Sunday's press agent, William L. Daley, relating to revivals held by Sunday in Syracuse, N.Y. (1915), Trenton, N.J. (1916), Baltimore, Md. (1916), and Buffalo, N.Y. (1917). Also includes correspondence, sermon notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers.

    • Contributor: Sunday, Billy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1636
  • George Washington papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, accounts, military papers, and other papers documenting Washington's relations with the Continental Congress, his command of the Continental Army, his presidency, and other aspects of his career. Correspondents include John Adams, Samuel Adams, Theodorick Bland, Jonathan Boucher, Elias Boudinot, John Burgoyne, Edward Carrington, Charles Carroll (1737-1832), Jonathan Dayton, Robert Dinwiddie, William Duer, David Forman, Benjamin Franklin, Horatio Gates, Mordecai Gist, William ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, registers, clippings, and other papers, primarily relating to and emanating from Shaker communities at Enfield, Conn., Pleasant Hill and South Union, Ky., Canaan and New Lebanon, N.Y., and Union Village, Ohio, reflecting many aspects of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Associated Press news dispatches, 1915-1930

    Collection of news dispatches from the Washington, D.C., Bureau of the Associated Press containing an unbroken chronology of world and national events as reported by the news agency.

    • Contributor: Associated Press. Washington Bureau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Richard Rush papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1821), notes (1805) on conversation with Gen. Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda, opinion (1823) on the transfer of Cuba to Great Britain, and engravings. The collection relates primarily to Rush's duties as U.S. attorney general (1814-1817), U.S. secretary of state (1817), minister to Great Britain (1817-1825), and U.S. secretary of the treasury (1825-1828). Also includes legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands ...

    • Contributor: Rush, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Pulitzer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, subject files, business files, and personal financial records relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Documents the operation and production of the newspaper including its working philosophy, internal business management, and editorial policies. Includes extensive files of correspondence between Pulitzer and his editorial and reporting staffs and other journalists, as well as his correspondence with local St. ...

    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Benjamin Delahauf Foulois papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, reports, flight records, personnel records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Foulois's military career and the development of air power in the U.S. military. Documents Foulois's service in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War (1898), in the Philippines during and after the insurrection (1899-1905), in aerial operations during the Mexican Punitive Expedition (1916), and as chief of the American ...

    • Contributor: Foulois, Benjamin Delahauf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frank M. Johnson papers, 1945-1989

    Lawyer and judge; died 1999. Correspondence, memoranda, agenda and minutes of meetings, reports, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, motions, petitions, depositions, transcripts, notes, clippings, and printed materials documenting Johnson's career as a federal judge and his involvement in professional activities.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Frank M. (Frank Minis) - Johnson, Frank M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
  • Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...

    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1904
  • Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1908
  • Milton Ager collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sheet music for approximately 20 published songs, 17 songs printed but not published, and music for 100 additional titles. The later includes some combination of holograph sketches and piano-vocal scores, lyric sheets, copyist's manuscripts, ozalids, and photocopies, often accompanied by notes and or correspondence; there may be multiple versions of the same title. There is one full score orchestration. Names associated with the collection: ...

    • Contributor: Ager, Milton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988

    Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.

    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1986
  • National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953

    Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.

    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1904
  • John Warren Williams family papers, 1839-1895

    Importer of Boston, Massachusetts. Diary, account book, travel journal, family portraits, scrapbook, letter, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Warren
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1839
  • Robert R. Williams papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries (1938-1953), affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry, especially his work on the development of Vitamin B1 (thiamin) while searching for a cure for beri-beri. Other topics include his affiliations with Merck & Company, IG Farben (Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft), the Research Corporation, and the Carnegie Corporation of New ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Allen Varley Astin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards (1928-1969), particularly as director (1952-1969), during which time the bureau was expanded and reorganized. Topics include measurement techniques relating to electric insulating materials, telemeters, electric instrumentation, and the electrification of American ...

    • Contributor: Astin, Allen Varley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection