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  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
  • Pioneers in Housing : An Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1981-1996

    Senior specialist in housing, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Transcripts of oral history interviews and related material pertaining to public housing and community development.

    • Contributor: Schussheim, Morton J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1981
  • Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1914
  • Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • Eger Vaughan Murphree papers, 1932-1963

    Scientist, engineer, and businessman. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical material relating primarily to Murphree's activities as president of Esso Research and Engineering Company and as an official of the Fifth World Petroleum Congress.

    • Contributor: Murphree, Eger Vaughan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Mary Margaret McBride papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, articles, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to McBride's career in journalism. Includes material pertaining to her friend and manager, Estella H. Karn.

    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • Nicaragua Canal Construction Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly survey notebooks kept during expeditions in Nicaragua by hydrographic and topographic survey teams investigating the nature, depth, and suitability of the rivers and waterways of Nicaragua for purposes of a canal. Also includes issues, 1911-1913, of the Canal Record, a newspaper published by the American administration of the Panama Canal Zone.

    • Contributor: Nicaragua Canal Construction Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Leonard James Dow papers, 1945-1967

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and articles, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Dow's post-retirement career as consultant in civil defense, antisubmarine warfare, and communications for government and private industry.

    • Contributor: Dow, Leonard James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1945
  • Laborlore Keynote Address

    Nick Spitzer presents a talk titled "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans." This presentation focuses on the historical and contemporary relationships of skilled building trades workers in New Orleans to the musical and visual culture of their place. Interviews with veteran workers in the local music and work communities point to the resilience and creative spirit of New Orleans communities as ...

    • Contributor: Spitzer, Nick - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, logbooks, orders, notes, notebooks, nautical calculations and charts, scrapbooks, and design drawings relating to Dahlgren's activities in the development of ordnance for the U.S. Navy and as Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance. Includes journals of cruises as midshipman, and logbooks kept during his Civil War service in the South Atlantic. Correspondents include his son Ulric Dahlgren, Samuel Francis Du ...

    • Contributor: Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Donald R. Richberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, interviews, subject files, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Richberg's service during the New Deal era including his work as adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in formulating the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933, general counsel and chairman of the U.S. National Recovery Administration, and executive director of the National Emergency Council (U.S.). Includes material pertaining to ...

    • Contributor: Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lewis Tappan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, autobiographical notes, scrapbook, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African American education, religion, and his business ventures. Subjects include the annexation of Texas; the slave ship Amistad (Schooner); Tappan's credit-rating firm, the Mercantile Agency (New York, N.Y.); and the Tappan family. Includes a diary kept by Tappan while attending the General Anti-slavery Convention, London, Eng., in 1843; and correspondence concerning ...

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John G. Nicolay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Nicolay's public career particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and to his numerous literary activities including his works on Lincoln. Also documents his service as U.S. consul, Paris, France, and U.S. Supreme Court marshal. Includes papers of his daughter, Helen Nicolay. Correspondents include John Bigelow, Anson Burlingame, Simon Cameron, Schuyler ...

    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Open Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg

    David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and equally successful career as a luthier (violin maker) and musical instrument expert will also be an important part of the conversation.

    • Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-03-31
  • [Letter, 1872 to] Levi

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J.B. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1872

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  • Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932

    Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson's Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.

    • Contributor: Sisson, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • Joseph Benson Foraker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Five volumes of correspondence pertaining chiefly to national politics and to the Republican Party. Correspondents include Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, John Sherman, and William H. Taft.

    • Contributor: Foraker, Joseph Benson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • German captured documents collection, 1766-1945

    German documents captured by American military forces after World War II consisting largely of Nazi Party materials, German government and military records, files of several German officials, and some quasi-governmental records. Much of the material is microfilm of originals returned to Germany.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1766
  • Bernard L. Austin papers, 1916-1979

    Naval officer and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files documenting Austin's naval career.

    • Contributor: Austin, Bernard L. (Bernard Lige) - Austin, Bernard L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
  • Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes, and other papers relating to Whitman's life and writings which were collected by Feinberg. Literary manuscripts include Leaves of Grass (1855), Drum Taps (1865), Democratic Vistas (1871), Specimen Days (1882-1883), and November Boughs (1888). Includes manuscripts and proofs of works about Whitman including Gay Wilson Allen's The Solitary Singer; a Critical Biography of Walt Whitman (1955), James ...

    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1840
  • Neil Sheehan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of writings, interview transcripts, notes, research material, and other papers relating to Sheehan's career as a journalist for United Press International in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (1962-1964), and for the New York Times in Indonesia (1965), Vietnam (1965-1966), and Washington, D.C. (1966-1972); to his writings concerning the Vietnamese conflict, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and ...

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (William Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David - Huỳnh, Văn Cao - Komer, Robert - Krulak, Victor H. - Lansdale, Edward Geary - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Lý, Tòng B - Ngô, Dzu - Phạm, Văn Đồng - Trần, Ngọc Châu - Vann, John Paul - Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs) - York, Robert H. (Robert Howard) - United States. Department of Defense
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921

    Lawyer, United States attorney general, and United States secretary of war. Correspondence, letterbooks, reports, maps, printed material, and memorabilia relating chiefly to Stanton's role as secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson and to his role in the politics of Reconstruction. Other topics include the Civil War, the radical wing of the Republican Party, and Lincoln's assassination.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Edwin Mcmasters
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1818
  • Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954

    Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.

    • Contributor: Boggs, Samuel Whittemore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912