• Mary Amanda Dixon Jones papers, 1839-1925

    Physician. Family papers, correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, lectures, notes, writings, medical illustrations, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Dixon Jones's medical career.

    • Contributor: Dixon Jones, Mary Amanda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John R. Alison VHP Collection

    John R. Alison Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Alison, John R.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Zora Neale Hurston plays, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Manuscript plays written by Hurston which were deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944. Most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection in 1997. Includes four very short plays, sketches or skits, and six full-length plays. Most are light-hearted if not outright comedies, and several include ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840

    Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.

    • Contributor: Warden, David Bailie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tilton family papers, 1836-1876

    Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, essays and other writings, reports, notes, police and prison records, code books, criminal rosters, exhibition texts, legal documents, biographical and genealogical records, procedural guidelines and training manuals, financial records, card indexes, photographs, reward notices, wanted posters, illustrations, maps, and other records chiefly documenting the work of the private detective agency for clients in business and industry. Includes papers of ...

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fyke Farmer papers, 1875-1997

    Lawyer and activist. Correspondence, court documents and legal papers, speech material, writings, notes, press clippings, journal articles, and other material concerning mainly Farmer's legal work and interest in the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

    • Contributor: Farmer, Fyke
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adee family papers, 1824-1966

    Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991

    This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.

    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to newspaper publishing and public affairs of the Reid family. Whitelaw Reid papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, manuscripts of speeches and articles, reports, scrapbooks, printed matter, biographer's notes, photographs, and memorabilia particularly relating to Reid's ambassadorship ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Mary Amanda Dixon Jones papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, lectures, writings, notes, family papers, legal papers, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, medical illustrations, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dixon Jones's career as a physician and surgeon, her legal difficulties, and her research and writings about diseases of the reproductive system. Subjects include her work as chief medical officer (1882-1884) and gynecologist (1884-1891) at the Woman's Hospital ...

    • Contributor: Dixon Jones, Mary Amanda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989

    Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.

    • Contributor: Arnold, Henry Harley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (b. June 2,1903, in San Francisco, California; d. February 23, 1995, in Shady, New York) was a pioneering ethnomusicologist, folk song and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, teacher, and writer. She was the wife of modernist composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1901
  • Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago (1857-1886) and while he was a prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon) - Lurton, Horace H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.

    • Contributor: Hooper, Edwin Bickford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876

    Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers ...

    • Contributor: Culbertson, William Smith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William A. Rusher papers, 1940-1989

    Author, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts and manuscripts of articles, books, book reviews, columns, minutes of meetings, reports, research notes, reference material, financial and legal papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Rusher's role as publisher of the National Review and the development of the conservative movement in American politics.

    • Contributor: Rusher, William A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882

    Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.

    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Otto Sternoff Beyer papers, 1905-1951

    Engineer, economist, and labor consultant. Correspondence, speech and article file, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Beyer's career as an engineer and economist in industry and government.

    • Contributor: Beyer, Otto Sternoff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George E. Agree papers, 1961-2001

    Author and political scientist. Correspondence, minutes, press material, reports, and writings relating to Agree's work as president of the American Political Foundation, executive director of the National Committee for an Effective Congress, and involvement in other political groups.

    • Contributor: Agree, George E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962

    Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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