• [Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, June 7, 1942]

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-06-07
  • Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981

    Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born composer, violinist, conductor and photographer. The collection, which documents his life and work, includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, clippings, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal papers, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • Page 5 of No Title

    5 This forty acres had been cleared off and stumped out once ... and had an old rotten house that looked like a seed wart on a chorus girls hand. Or like some sort of a breakin out. It just didn't quite look natural to me. I never had thought of Oklahoma as a state of deserted farms and shell shocked houses, and limber ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1991 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1991

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Peking Opera, Swiss folk music, Bluegrass music, Bulgarian folk music, Javanese gamelan music and dance, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Supartha, I Gst. Agung Ngurah - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and buck (step) dance, and country blues music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Clippings, 1863-1926, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, in concerts from May through ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, Archie - Lawson, Doyle - Molton, Flora - Toro, Yomo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • "Services of the Library of Congress," Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, January 8, 1941

    • Contributor: Library of Congress, Office of the Librarian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-01-08
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Sketchbooks, 1863-1887, undated; Unnumbered, leaves 416-650

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • Page 1 of [Letter from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, ca. 1942]

    Woody Notice: Please put this in as the front page in my song book you got there, you know, Songs of Woody Guthrie, New York Town New York City New York Street New York Everything N.Y.N.Y.N.Y.N.Y.N.Y.N.Y. Dear Library of Congress I just got the copy of my song book that you printed up. I got a carbon copy, and about a third carbon at ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-11-01
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; Undated and fragments

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings.

    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater - Horton, Lester - Eng, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Page 1 of [Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, June 7, 1942]

    A - 26 {Begin deleted text} {End deleted text} 330 West {Begin deleted text} {End deleted text} 11 Street, Apartment 14 New York City, N.Y. June 7th, 1942 c/o Almanac Singers Hello Alan and Everybody: While out west a few months ago, I found an old notebook full of my songs. One of the relatives rustled it from under a pile or two of ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-06-07
  • Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer ...

    • Contributor: Champion, Marge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Leonard Bernstein collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Leonard Bernstein (b. August 25, 1918, in Lawrence, Massachusetts; d. October 14, 1990, in New York City) was an American composer, conductor, pianist, writer, and lecturer. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many ...

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1900
  • Phillips / Mathée Collection: Harding, Warren G., letters to William Helmuth Mathée, 1920-1922

    • Contributor: Mathée, Isabelle Phillips - Mathée, William Helmuth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1920

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  • 1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...

    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Page 6 of No Title

    6 the big middle of th' road — a chasin' a boom", he told me. Chasin' th' boom. A chasin' th' boom. I scratched my knob for about a minute, and then I remembered — the booms. Mainly because I'd sold whiskey in every known style and fashion, and slipped it over and under counters and out back doors, and had delivered drinkin liquor ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Square dance legislation collection, 1975-1995

    The Square Dance Legislation Collection consists of manuscript materials (1975-1995) compiled by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, documenting the history of legislative efforts to designate the square dance as a national or state folk dance. The bulk of the materials concerns the public hearing on House Resolution 1706 held June 28,1984 before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on ...

    • Contributor: Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter from Alan Lomax to Woody Guthrie, December 13, 1941]

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-12-13
  • Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Citations and military papers, 1865-1916

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Arthur - Dietz, Howard - Fields, Dorothy - Fields, Herbert - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, ca. 1942]

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-11-01