• Elizabeth M. Isham VHP Collection

    Elizabeth M. Isham Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Isham, Elizabeth M. - Isham, Lawrence B.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, John Cabell Breckinridge, William C. P. Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline (McDowell) ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994

    Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.

    • Contributor: Quinn, David B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859

    Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne's personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne's ...

    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eddie Rickenbacker papers, 1915-1973

    Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers concerning Rickenbacker's career as an aviator and army officer, chairman of the board of Eastern Air Lines, and advocate of conservative causes.

    • Contributor: Rickenbacker, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Marshall Harlan papers, 1810-1971

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and lawyer and politician of Kentucky. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and other material relating to Harlan's career in law, politics, and the judiciary.

    • Contributor: Harlan, John Marshall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hiram Collins Haydn papers, 1874-1978

    Author, editor, publisher, and educator. Correspondence, drafts and galley proofs of writings, scripts, book reviews, speeches, financial and legal records, and other material relating mainly to Haydn's books and writings. The papers also include material related to his work as an editor with Bobbs-Merrill Co., Crown Publishers, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Random House, and Atheneum.

    • Contributor: Haydn, Hiram Collins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Voices of Civil Rights

    The events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are documented through personal stories, oral histories, and photographs collected by the "Voices of Civil Rights" project, and marks the arrival of these materials to the Library.

    • Date: 2005-02-24
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960

    Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Morris papers, 1775-1829

    Superintendent of finance for the Continental Congress during the Revolution, merchant, land speculator, and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and proceedings of the Continental Congress, accounts, and other papers relating to the financing of the American government and its forces during the Revolution and to Morris's private business affairs.

    • Contributor: Morris, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Benson Foraker papers, 1884-1916

    Army officer, governor of Ohio, and United States senator from Ohio. Includes originals and printed versions of correspondence with Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, John Sherman, and William H. Taft.

    • Contributor: Foraker, Joseph Benson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Katharine Amend Kellock papers, 1924-1969

    Economist and editor. Correspondence, project reports, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Kellock's work with the Federal Writers' Project, the Department of State, and the Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration.

    • Contributor: Kellock, Katharine Amend
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack's medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic "Darangen."

    • Contributor: Hack, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charlotte Cushman papers, 1823-1941

    Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.

    • Contributor: Cushman, Charlotte
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828 Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Anderson papers, 1819-1948

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, printed material, writings, and official documents relating to Anderson's military duty in the Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War, and to his writings on coast defense, ordnance, and artillery tactics. Includes papers of his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, historian and biographer of her father.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Policy Committee (U.S.) records, 1933-1947

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and other papers documenting the work of the committee to inform private citizens about national policy issues and encourage their active participation in the democratic process.

    • Contributor: National Policy Committee (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960

    United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.

    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.

    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George and Böske Antheil papers, 1875-1984

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author and inventor. The collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, published and unpublished writings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, photographs, programs and promotional materials, scrapbooks, artwork, biographical materials, and memorabilia which document the life of this ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Antheil, Böske
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material