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    James Thomas Ward papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sixty-two bound volumes of diaries, writings, notes, family and autobiographical material, clippings, and pamphlets featuring Ward's life and work as a circuit minister of the Methodist Protestant Church in Maryland and West Virginia, as pastor of the First Methodist Protestant Church (Philadelphia, Pa.), president of Western Maryland College (Westminster, Md.), and president of Westminster Seminary (Westminster, Md.). The diaries include personal reflections and observations.

    • Contributor: Ward, James Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Singing and Praying Bands concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 23, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The ministry of the Singing and Praying Bands takes place in host churches, often at a camp meeting after an evening preaching service is over. Members line out a hymn, pray a prayer, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012
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    Grosvenor family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C. The bulk of the papers relate to Gilbert H. and Elsie M. Grosvenor's personal and family life in Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Md., and Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada; his association with the National Geographic Society ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Abel Wolman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, clippings, maps, charts, blueprints, and other papers relating to Wolman's career as an engineer and educator in the field of sanitary engineering. Documents his role in the management of water resources and the environment through the development of public and private planning projects at the city, county, state, and national level and through public works in the United States and ...

    • Contributor: Wolman, Abel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers

    Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1674
  • Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings's service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland

    Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. Dancers include Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil.

    • Contributor: Kalanidhi Dance Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-08-14
  • Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-1973

    General correspondence, appointment books, solicitor general files, case and office files of the United States Court of Appeals, speeches and writings, subject file, and miscellany relating to Sobeloff's involvement in Baltimore and Maryland law and politics, his duties as solicitor general, and cases heard before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

    • Contributor: Sobeloff, Simon Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1882
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, legal files, financial records, military records, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Blair family members. Family correspondents include many members of the immediate Blair family as well as extended relations such as Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Blair, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Virginia L. Woodbury Fox, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Samuel Phillips Lee, Minna Blair Richey, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Glassford and Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade. Under the name Glassford and Company, the firm operated stores in Maryland at Baltimore, Bladensburg, Chaptico, Georgetown (later part of Washington, D.C.), Leonardtown, Lower Marlboro, Newport, Nottingham, Piscataway, Port Tobacco, and ...

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly 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 Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1738
  • Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker's volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.

    • Contributor: Becker, Florence Deakins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1891
  • Letter from Stephen West to Evan Shelby, Conecocheig[e], Maryland

    • Contributor: West, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1761-06-02
  • Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876

    Lawyer, United States senator from Maryland, and diplomat. Mainly correspondence relating to Johnson's early law practice and political and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Reverdy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Conversation with 67 year old black female, Maryland (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Key, Mary Ritchie - Wade, Anna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1967-00-00

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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Bonaparte's service as U.S. attorney general and U.S. secretary of the navy during Theodore Roosevelt's presidential administration and to the Progressive Party and Republican Party. Subjects include civic, charitable, and political affairs in Baltimore and Maryland. Documents his work with Catholic University of America, Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially relating to Florida and the Philippines. Documents his editorial work on the fifty-five volume "The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803," editorship of the Hispanic American Historical Review, role as executive secretary and editor of publications for the Florida State Historical Society, appointment as archivist of the ...

    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Carroll family papers, 1684-1838

    Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1684
  • Hale family papers, 1698-1916

    Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1698
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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J.V.B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry Regiment, and E.N. Gilpin, of ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885

    Lawyer, congressman, senator, and postmaster general. General correspondence, letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks concerning Creswell's law practice and political career in Maryland, his duties as adjutant general of Maryland, the military draft during the Civil War, the Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1867, and American claims regarding the Alabama.

    • Contributor: Creswell, John A. J. (John Angel James) - Creswell, John A. J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the ...

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Fitz-John Porter papers, 1830-1949

    Army officer and public official in New York, N.Y., and New Jersey. Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, writings, autobiographical and biographical material, maps, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellany largely concerning Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service during the Civil War and his later reinstatement and presidential pardon.

    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the ...

    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979

    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of country, Irish, Cajun, gospel, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1979