• Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911

    United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (b. June 2,1903, in San Francisco, California; d. February 23, 1995, in Shady, New York) was a pioneering ethnomusicologist, folk song and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, teacher, and writer. She was the wife of modernist composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1901
  • Interview with Joan H. Bartlett

    • Contributor: Ebersole, Annabel - Bartlett, Joan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • [Ireland]

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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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
  • Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray Mckinley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

    • Contributor: Russell, Charles Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection

    Barry Bergey, with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-11
  • Interview with Richard L. Stockman

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Stockman, Richard L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993-10-12

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  • Interview with Larry Colbert

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Colbert, Larry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-11-01

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  • Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore

    A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Interview with Dorothy Prince

    • Contributor: Bartlett, Joan - Prince, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1991-04-10

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  • THE PHILADELPHIA CEILI GROUP COLLECTION (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE PHILADELPHIA CEILI GROUP COLLECTION: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • The Gannon Family

    The Gannon Family performs Irish music and dance from Missouri, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Gannon Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • Interview with Earl Packer

    • Contributor: McCusker, Paul D. - Packer, Earl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1988-10-27

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  • Interview with Roger A. Sorenson

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Sorenson, Roger A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1990-09-25

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  • Autobiographical Sketch for the National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • "Thought and Recollections of a Tour in Ireland"

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Richard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991

    Journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, printed matter, and writings relating to Strout's association with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications.

    • Contributor: Strout, Richard L. (Richard Lee) - Strout, Richard L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [O'Connell, Daniel]

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. The multifaceted event featured spoken tributes, musical performances, panel discussions, and rare glimpses at archival treasures, and was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-10
  • Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004

    Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons debates, 1776-1789

    Parliament of Ireland. Verbatim shorthand reports of proceedings and parliamentary debates in the Irish House of Commons, together with longhand transcripts, made by or for Sir Henry Cavendish.

    • Contributor: Ireland. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Interview with Robert M. Beaudry

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Beaudry, Robert M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992-10-05

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