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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's writings, her observations on the work of fellow authors and poets, general literary topics, and personal affairs. Subjects include Porter's early life in Texas, her political beliefs, current events, and world affairs. Other correspondents include Gerald Ashford and Louise Y. (Mrs. Thomas F.) Gossett.

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert's service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
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    The Western Flyers Texas swing trio, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 5, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Joey McKenzie, from Texas; with Katie Glassman from Denver, Colorado; and Gavin Kelso, from Missouri and Texas, the trio known as the The Western Flyers. They perform ...

    • Contributor: Western Flyers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2015
  • Edward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963

    Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
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    Jesse H. Jones papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, congressional releases, subject file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Jones's service as director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and as U.S. secretary of commerce. Also pertains to his service as administrator of the U.S. Federal Loan Agency. Subjects include Texas and national politics, Jones's service during four presidential administrations from World War I through the Great ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Jesse H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Frank J. Malina papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I consists of correspondence, writings, reports, research files, subject files, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology where he was cofounder of the Daniel Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory rocket research project and director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Includes material on the history of aeronautics, international aeronautical societies and meetings, ...

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marquis James papers, 1914-1955

    Author. Diary, correspondence, book material, literary and biographical articles, radio scripts and plays, legal and financial papers, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to James's work as a biographer.

    • Contributor: James, Marquis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1914
  • Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-11-18
  • Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, 1784-1886

    Lawyer, journalist, governor of Georgia, member of both houses of Congress, and vice president of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, legal documents, clippings, and an autobiography and journal reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics.

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton - Stephens, Alexander H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1784
  • James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Personal history and reading by 49 year old white female, Texas (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Eleanor - Bryant, Ruth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    La quinceañera : a coming of age ritual in Latino communities, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Norma E. Cantú describes the social practices of la quinceañera, the coming of age ritual for young Latina women. She discusses the origins of the custom in indigenous Mexican tradition and European tradition, the performance of the feminine through this ritual and its meanings in Mexican American families and communities.

    • Contributor: Cantú, Norma E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006
  • Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1517
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    Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part ...

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Hamilton Fish papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Fish's service as U.S. secretary of state under Ulysses S. Grant and as U.S. representative and senator from and governor of New York. Includes material pertaining to his activities in the Society of the Cincinnati and to family and business affairs. Subjects include Alabama claims and the Geneva Arbitration Tribunal; ...

    • Contributor: Fish, Hamilton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Martin Van Buren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, messages to Congress, writings, notes, legal record book, estate record book, autobiographical material, and other papers pertaining to slavery and the antislavery movement; banking and the Second Bank of the United States; party politics in New York state and at the national level relating to the Federalist, National Republican, Whig, and Democratic parties, particularly during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations; and ...

    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, news clippings, scrapbook, sketches, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Donelson's service as Andrew Jackson's aide-de-camp (1820-1822) and presidential secretary (1829-1837), charge d'affaires to Texas (1844-1845), U.S. minister to Prussia (1846-1849), editor of the Washington Union (1851-1852), and vice-presidential candidate (1856). Subjects include the Nullification Crisis, 1828-1832; national economic policy; the move to recharter the ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various ...

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Marjorie Claire Stinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, research notes, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Stinson's role and experiences in early aviation. Also includes material relating to aviation in World War I; the Stinson Flight School in San Antonio, Tex.; the Early Birds of Aviation club; the Aero Club of America; her sister, Katherine Stinson (Otero); her brother, Edward Stinson; and other Stinson (Stimson) ...

    • Contributor: Stinson, Marjorie Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Los Tres Reyes concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 13, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Tres Reyes (The Three Kings), based in San Antonio, Texas, are known as "the last of the great trios." They epitomize the trio sound popular since the 1940s and continue to make ...

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

    Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Thomas Watt Gregory papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, printed copies of speeches and writings, legal briefs, pleadings, and other papers relating to Gregory's service as U.S. attorney general and to his law practice in Washington, D.C., and Houston, Texas. Subjects include the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; arming of merchant ships and procedures for dealing with enemy aliens during World War I; the Industrial Conference held in Washington, D.C., 1919-1920; and ...

    • Contributor: Gregory, Thomas Watt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Alexander Hamilton Stephens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, journal, autobiography, legal documents, clippings, and other papers reflecting Stephens's career in government and politics. Chiefly correspondence concerning national and sectional questions as well as local affairs, philanthropy, and plantation management. Subjects include the presidential election of 1876; Civil War; Compromise of 1850; formation and operation of the Confederate Government; Dred Scott decision; Indian affairs; Kansas-Nebraska Act; political parties including the ...

    • Contributor: Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Texmaniacs founder Max Baca is a renowned innovator on the bajo sexto, a twelve-string Mexican guitar, which customarily provides rhythm accompaniment for the button accordion, creating the core of the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013