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    Clinton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of the elder 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 (1779) of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and resolves. Correspondents include Horatio Gates, the ...

    • Contributor: Clinton, George - Clinton, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    La Follette family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of Wisconsin and U.S. representative and senator, and his son Robert M. La Follette, Jr., U.S. senator. Includes papers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; papers of Robert ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Austin Moon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Moon's service as U.S. representative from Tennessee including his activities as a member of the U.S. House Committee on Post Office and Post Roads. Subjects include legislation concerning parcel post, Tennessee River Valley public works, federal aid in construction of public roads, the Organic Act of Hawaii (1900), and other territorial legislation. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • 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
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    John Tyler Morgan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as a strong expansionist and advocate of states' rights. Topics include Alabama politics, the Bering Sea arbitration, bimetallism, the proposal to build an isthmian canal through Nicaragua, the proposed annexation of Cuba, Indian affairs, railroads and interstate commerce, and tariffs. Correspondents include ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis McLane correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to McLane's diplomatic duties, national and congressional politics, and social life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the administrations of James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk; the election of 1824; McLane's service as U.S. minister to Great Britain, especially relating to the Oregon boundary question; his relations with Henry Clay ...

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959

    Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams's association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1924
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-11-17
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    Bridles, bits, and beads : folk and fieldwork from the high, wide and handsome state of Montana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Alexandra Swaney, folklife director at the Montana Arts Council discusses the traveling exhibition on Montana folk arts that she curated in the 1990s, which includes the work of several American Indian artists, a jazz pianist, a painter, and a saddle maker, a Hmong singer, cowboy poets, artists, quilters, an Irish American accordionist (John "the Yank" Harrington) among others. The collection includes 66 slides from ...

    • Contributor: Swaney, Alexandra - Montana Folklife Project - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
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    William J. Ghent papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notes, book reviews, subject files, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Reflects his views on economic conditions in the U.S. and socialism. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle ...

    • Contributor: Ghent, William J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Parsons family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal documents, account book, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), his son, Enoch Parsons, and Enoch's son, Samuel Holden Parsons (1800-1871). Includes a 1778 letter from General Parsons to his friend, American loyalist William Walter, in which he argues the colonists' cause. Also includes material on Parsons's work for the Ohio Company relating to land development ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Riggs family papers, 1763-1945

    Merchant and banking family of New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Family and business correspondence, diaries, account books, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed materials, and other papers of Riggs family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1763
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    Do all Indians live in tipis? and other compelling questions for education, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Edwin Schupman in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, on August 5, 2008, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Edwin Schupman, citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, is an education materials developer at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). He discusses countering ...

    • Contributor: Schupman, Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1800
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    Wallace R. Brode papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, academic, travel, and subject files, awards, patents, theater programs, printed material, and photographs chiefly relating to Brode's tenure as director (1951-1960) and foreign secretary (1965-1967) of the American Chemical Society, associate director (1947-1958) of the National Bureau of Standards, and science advisor (1958-1960) to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Includes material on the dismissal of Allen ...

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960

    Artist, author, and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Borglum's artistic works, especially the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and plans for a Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Also includes records of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission and of its officials.

    • Contributor: Borglum, Gutzon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
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    Ebenezer Foote family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, legal records, and other papers of Foote and various members of his family including Charles Augustus Foote (1785-1828), Charles Augustus Foote (1818-1883), Frederick Parsons Foote, Harriet Foote, Justin Foote, and Rensselaer Foote. Subjects include the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (N.Y.), the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake in 1813, ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Ebenezer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charl Ormond Williams papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, printed material, charts, and other papers relating chiefly to Williams's association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education. Subjects include the 1944 White House Conference on How Women May Share in Post-War Policy-Making, ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910

    United States president, vice president, secretary of state, and senator from New York. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, and messages to Congress, autobiographical material, notes, legal record book, estate record book, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement, banking and the Second Bank of the United States, party politics in New York State and at the national level relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1787