• 1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and buck (step) dance, and country blues music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Letter to H. A. Wise from James Lyons, October 20, 1852.

    • Contributor: Lyons, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-10-20

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  • Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930

    United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hazelton, George C.

    • Contributor: Hazelton, George C. (George Cochrane)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1880-05-29

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  • 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
  • Interview with Stephen I. Schlossberg

    • Contributor: Weisz, Morris - Schlossberg, Stephen I.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993-06-25

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  • John Tyler papers, 1691-1918

    President of the United States, vice president under William Henry Harrison, and United States representative and senator from Virginia. Correspondence and other papers, including correspondence of Tyler's widow, Julia Gardiner Tyler, an autograph collection assembled by their son, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and family papers reflecting social life and customs in Virginia.

    • Contributor: Tyler, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Langston, John M.

    • Contributor: Langston, John M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888-12-22

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  • 1893, Mar.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-03-02

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  • Hampton Negro Conference

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1899-07-01

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  • Arthur J. Morris papers, 1888-1976

    Lawyer and banker. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, reports, photographs, and printed matter relating to Morris's career as a banker and his development of consumer credit in the American banking industry.

    • Contributor: Morris, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1894, Oct.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1894-10-04

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  • Lawrence B. Isham VHP Collection

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

    • Contributor: Isham, Lawrence B.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    J.M. Mason papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter. Includes instructions to Mason from Confederate officials J.P. Benjamin, William M. Browne, and R.M.T. Hunter as well as ...

    • Contributor: Mason, J. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...

    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Address at the Graves of the Unknown Dead at Arlington, Va.

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871-05-30

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  • Conversation with 15 year old male, Virginia (Transcription)

    • Contributor: Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt - Unidentified
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1981-00-00
  • 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
  • Tilton C. Reynolds papers, 1851-1963

    Union Civil War soldier. Chiefly letters by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Includes other letters and papers of Reynolds and his mother after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Interview with Roy T. Haverkamp

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Haverkamp, Roy T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1994-04-11

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  • Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material