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    Henry D. Flood papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, campaign materials, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to Flood's career in Virginia state politics and as a U.S. representative. Subjects include agricultural legislation; diplomatic and foreign affairs; military matters; the establishment of the National Fertilizer Development Center in Muscle Shoals, Ala.; prohibition; revenue and taxes; roads; tariff; and the U.S. War Department. Correspondents include Harry F. Byrd, Richard ...

    • Contributor: Flood, Henry D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Montgomery family papers, 1771-1974

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings and miscellany of various members of the Montgomery family, especially Giles Foster Montgomery (1835-1888) and Emily Redington Montgomery (1839-1898). Includes papers of allied Peck and Perkins families relating to the experiences of members in the Civil War.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
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    Arthur Woods papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs pertaining chiefly to Woods's service as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the U.S. War Dept. Division of Military Aeronautics, and assistant to the U.S. secretary of war. Also documents Woods's work with John D. Rockefeller during the 1920s and 1930s. Subjects include Woods's youth in Boston, Mass.; airplane production and maintenance, pilot training, and ...

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • Interview with Stephen I. Schlossberg

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

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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sumner family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner and Samuel Storrow Sumner, all military officers. Includes material on Civil War battles in Antietam, Md., and Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, and northern Virginia. Documents Edwin V. Sumner's 1855 audience with Frederick William IV, King of Prussia; Sumner's disagreement with General William S. Harney; a military expedition against the Sioux ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1755
  • Letter from Henry J. Jones, undated

    • Contributor: Jones, Henry J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • 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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    John Tyler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. Correspondents include George Bancroft, James Barbour, Margaret Gardiner Beeckman, Richard T. Brown, James Buchanan, John S. Cunningham, Henry Curtis, John B. Floyd, Alexander Gardiner, Juliana McLachlan Gardiner, Thomas W. Gilmer, Hugh Blair ...

    • Contributor: Tyler, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 1894, Jan.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1894-01-02

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    Ezra Ayers Carman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of chapters, notes, printed material, maps, and other papers comprising Carman's book file for his history of the American Civil War. Subjects include campaigns in Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the Potomac River, and the Shenandoah Valley; Abraham Lincoln and his relations with George Brinton McClellan and other Union officers; secession and the secession convention in Virginia; and slavery.

    • Contributor: Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
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    Henry Woodhouse collection relating to George Washington, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, deeds, wills, testaments, indentures, bonds, land grants, surveys, maps, plats, financial and legal records, clippings, and other papers relating principally to George Washington, the Washington family, and its descendants. Includes papers relating to the Washington family estate in Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Va. Individuals represented include Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Augustine Washington, George Corbin Washington, H.A. Washington, Lawrence Washington, Robert James Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Woodhouse, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1888
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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in ...

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith) - Washington, George - Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1791
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    Down in the old belt : voices from the tobacco south, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Videorecordings and photographs of a lecture delivered byJim (James P.) Crawford in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress on July 5, 2007, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Jim Crawford screened his documentary film "Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South," which reveals the decline of the tobacco culture in the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007
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    Great Britain. Board of Trade records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Volumes containing correspondence, reports, orders, instructions, commissions, and other records documenting British trade in Canada, the Caribbean, and America. Notes trade with Antigua, Bermuda, France, Jamaica, New England, Newfoundland, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. Chronicles British trade decisions and actions concerning fishing, shipping, and whaling, and trade disputes with Spain. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of reports by Richard West ...

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Board of Trade
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, July 22, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Smith, John S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-07-22

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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 - Collection
    • Date: 1891
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-09-10