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  • Anna Maria Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting the life of women in Quaker (Society of Friends) communities and reflecting Quaker involvement in the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, women's rights, religious tolerance, revivalist meetings, and temperance. Includes letters (circa 1850-1905) between Evans and and her friend, Roanna Fox Bean, who lived at various times in Iowa, Minnesota, and California. Other letters are from wives of Quaker missionaries ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Henry Hammond papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina state and national politics in the decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tenn. (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Diary notes and memoranda cover the period of Hammond's travels in America and abroad, and plantation books contain memoranda of ...

    • Contributor: Hammond, James Henry - McLean, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Work and transformation: documenting working Americans symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on December 6 and 7, 2010, titled Work and Transformation: Documenting Working Americans. The symposium, co-sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the AFC Archie ...

    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'Vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'Abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (Donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...

    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • Justin S. Morrill papers, 1825-1923

    United States senator and representative from Vermont and merchant. Correspondence, government documents, speeches and writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating principally to Morrill's career as a congressman and senator.

    • Contributor: Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith) - Morrill, Justin S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1825
  • United States. Forest Service records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly field notes of various members of the Forest Service, including Louis A. Barrett, Richard L.P. Bigelow, Louis Doar, and Edward A. Holcomb. Also includes correspondence, appointment papers, and biographical material.

    • Contributor: United States. Forest Service
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Fowler Simmons papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, account books, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Simmons's cotton and yarn manufacturing enterprises, Rhode Island and national politics, and economic and social conditions in Rhode Island. Subjects include the Bank of the United States, bounty laws, Thomas Wilson Dorr and the Dorr Rebellion of 1842, exporting and importing, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, manufacturing, James ...

    • Contributor: Simmons, James Fowler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Daniel Webster papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining to Webster's New Hampshire and Massachusetts law practices and cases heard before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, the Northeast boundary dispute, opposition to the Mexican War, Latin American relations, national and state politics, slavery, the Compromise of 1850 (including notes ...

    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • McCormick and Carey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the 16th Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863. Also includes letters from other soldiers to Carey's sister, Rachel B. Carey; a letter (Dec. 1883) to Martha Matilda (Mrs. J.B.) McCormick describing missionary activities in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lyman Potter Spencer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, account books, genealogical file, penmanship file, sketchbooks, and other papers documenting Spencer's Civil War service with the 2nd Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment and his efforts to continue the publication of the copybooks begun by his father, Platt R. Spencer, who developed the Spencerian style of handwriting. Penmanship files reflect Lyman Potter Spencer's progress as an artist and calligrapher. Includes material relating ...

    • Contributor: Spencer, Lyman Potter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1637
  • Venona Project records, 1940-1996

    Records relating to the Venona Project undertaken by the United States Army Signal Intelligence Service to examine encrypted Soviet diplomatic communications during World War II.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Signal Intelligence Service
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Saul Kolodny papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed material, graphs, charts, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Kolodny's career as an economist for the sugar industry. Documents the sugar industry from World War II to the early 1980s. Topics include the war's effect on sugar production, analyses of domestic and international sugar production and consumption, studies of weather conditions, and economic and industry forecasts.

    • Contributor: Kolodny, Saul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Gobitas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, court documents, newspaper clippings, printed material, ephemera, and photographs relating to freedom of speech and legal cases involving Jehovah's Witnesses. Documents the U.S. Supreme Court case of Minersville v. Gobitis (sic) concerning the refusal of Gobitas and his sister Lillian (Gobitas) Klose to salute the American flag in their school in Minersville, Pa., in 1935. Includes letters by the two children to ...

    • Contributor: Gobitas, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Clifford Kennedy Berryman papers, 1814-1965

    Cartoonist. Correspondence, drawings, printed matter, invitations, photographs, and a speech relating primarily to Berryman's career as a political cartoonist for the Washington Post and the Washington Star.

    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1814
  • American Council of Learned Societies records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, speeches and lectures, writings, reports, notes, fellowship and grant files, project files, surveys and questionnaires, committee files, administrative files, publicity files, trip files, fund-raising files, financial records, and other records pertaining to the work of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Documents the society's focus on American studies, constitutionalism, copyright law and fair use, education, electronic publishing, ...

    • Contributor: American Council of Learned Societies
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798

    Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Stewart Hensley papers, 1936-1975

    Newspaper correspondent. Correspondence, notebooks, transcriptions of interviews, speeches, research files, printed matter and other papers relating to Hensley's career as a reporter and chief diplomatic correspondent for the United Press Associations, later the United Press International.

    • Contributor: Hensley, Stewart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1936
  • Clare Boothe Luce papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence particularly relating to politics, religion, and literary and artistic endeavors; secretarial file; literary file containing business records, articles, essays, reviews, commentaries, journals, notebooks, memoirs, novels, short stories, plays, non-ficition, pamphlets, and proposals, together with notes, drafts, fragments, and other writings; congressional and ambassadorial correspondence and subject files; Boothe (Booth) and Luce family and personal papers; speech files; scrapbooks (141 volumes); and other papers. ...

    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Reid family papers, 1795-1970

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1795
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
  • Bull Elephants records, 1967-1974

    Correspondence, minutes, reports, bylaws, programs, membership files, notes, photographs, and other records documenting the organization's activities including talks by prominent Republican Party political figures and discussions of political and congressional matters.

    • Contributor: Bull Elephants (Organization)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1967
  • Archibald MacLeish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose, notes on travels and readings, and reflections on other writers and literature; notes, worksheets, and manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; notes and ms. for classroom lectures on modern ...

    • Contributor: Macleish, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection