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  • Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent in Europe, and his later work as historian and biographer. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah - Beveridge, Albert J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1788
  • Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998

    Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.

    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
  • National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.

    • Contributor: Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia) - Poussaint, Renee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1997
  • Harold C. Conklin Philippine collection, 1955-1995

    Audio copies of original ethnographic field recordings made by anthropologist and linguist Harold C. Conklin, primarily of music and rituals of the Ifugao of northern Luzon, Philippines from 1961-1995. Also includes copies of 24 recordings, some made by other researchers and of other Philippine groups and languages dated 1955-1977. Related manuscripts include correspondence with Conklin, recording logs, and indices to the original recordings.

    • Contributor: Conklin, Harold C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1955
  • Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995

    Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
  • 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
  • Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969

    Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.

    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1954
  • Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...

    • Contributor: Cooper, Martha - Lautenberg, Frank R. - Pascrell, Bill - Taylor, David Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...

    • Contributor: Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (Banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1977
  • Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011

    Fifty-six filmed oral history interviews with various participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2011. Six interviews were conducted by Patricia Sullivan, Julian Bond, Dwandalyn Reece, Taylor Branch, and LaFleur Paysour in 2010. Forty-nine interviews were conducted by Joseph Mosnier of ...

    • Contributor: Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Anne Pearl - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Burras, Carol Cummings - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus) - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lowery, Joseph E. - Luper, Calvin - McDew, Charles - Moldovan, Alfred - Newson, Moses J. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard - Strickland, William - Terry, Esther M. A. - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Bishop, John Melville - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010
  • United States Capitol Historical Society oral history interviews, 1976-1991

    Typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Frank Van der Linden, mostly with members of Congress.

    • Contributor: United States Capitol Historical Society
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1976
  • Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

    • Contributor: Gaston, Alice - Moseley, Isom - Sonkin, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1937
  • Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991

    United States deputy assistant secretary of state, Democratic Party official, author, and public speaker. Journals, family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, interviews, drafts of writings, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Louchheim's public service and leadership in the Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Louchheim, Katie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1906
  • Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944

    The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library ...

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Columbia University. Oral History Research Office oral history interviews, 1965-1979

    Transcripts of oral history interviews of individuals involved in the psychoanalysis movement in America. Includes interviews with Michael Balint, Edward Glover, Heinz Hartmann, Willi Hoffer, Abram Kardiner, Lawrence Coleman Kolb, Rudolph Maurice Loewenstein, Margaret S. Mahler, Sandor Rado, Theodor Reik, Joseph Sandler, Raymond de Saussure, and René A. Spitz.

    • Contributor: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1965
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001
  • Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1928
  • Arthur Sweetser papers, 1913-1961

    Public official and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Sweetser's career in journalism and diplomacy.

    • Contributor: Sweetser, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1913
  • Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985

    Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers, Joseph Medill and Robert Rutherford McCormick, grandfather and brother ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991

    Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.

    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Brassieur, C. Ray
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • American Dialect Society collection, 1931-1937

    The American Dialect Society Collection contains field recordings of samples of regional American speech recorded between 1931-1937 for the Linguistic Atlas of New England (LANE) and the Dictonary of American Regional English (DARE), as well as related materials.

    • Contributor: Ashton, Sally - Boyd, Phoebe - Brooks, Sarah Ashton - Polite, Samuel - Quall, Susan A. - Quarterman, Wallace - Thompson, Susanna Rebecca Wright - Bloch, Bernard - Hanley, Miles L. - Hill, Archibald A. - Lowman, Guy Sumner - Turner, Lorenzo Dow - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1931
  • Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005

    Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China's Southwest ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Sara L. M. (Sara Leila Margaret)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1997