• Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ambrose W. Thompson papers, 1847-1960

    Businessman. Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, drawings, maps, and printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to Thompson's career as a businessman.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Ambrose W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.

    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alfred Easton Poor papers, 1866-1985

    Architect and naval officer. Correspondence, writings, publications, reports, and appointment calendars pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings, and his naval service during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937

    Sculptor Vinnie Ream and her husband, army officer and engineer Richard L. Hoxie. Correspondence, memoranda, commissions, essays, poetry by Vinnie Ream and Albert Pike, reports, notebooks, biographical data, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the United States Capitol rotunda.

    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Dawson Johnston papers, 1842-1927

    Librarian and historian. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, notes, writings, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Chiefly relates to librarianship and the history of libraries.

    • Contributor: Johnston, William Dawson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, 1872-1975

    Farmer, publicist, and U.S. assistant secretary of agriculture. Chiefly correspondence and family papers of Vrooman and members of the Vrooman and Scott family, including his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman, and her mother, Julia Green Scott.

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Watterston papers, 1809-1866

    Lawyer, editor, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memorandum books, miscellaneous writings, and legal documents pertaining mainly to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress and his life and activities in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Watterston, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nicholas King family papers, 1792-1987

    Family of Nicholas King, English-born engineer and surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C. Journals, correspondence, notes, genealogies, visas, photographs, and drawings concerning King and members of his family.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leonard Garment papers, 1949-1997

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, appointment books, press releases, and other papers relating to Garment's work at the White House during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford as well as his subsequent work as a private practice attorney in Washington D.C. Also includes drafts and working papers for his book Crazy Rhythm (1997) and other writings.

    • Contributor: Garment, Leonard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970

    Lawyer and radio and television moderator. Correspondence, legal proceedings, printed transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scripts, memoranda, production inventories, and newspaper clippings documenting Granik's law practice in Washington, D. C., and New York, N.Y., and his work in broadcasting.

    • Contributor: Granik, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999

    Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September ...

    • Contributor: McLaughlin, David - Crowe, Josh - Cachao - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material