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  • Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1900
  • THE GORDON COLLECTIONS MANUSCRIPT AND RECORDED COLLECTIONS ACQUIRED AND/OR INDEXED IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    THE GORDON COLLECTIONS MANUSCRIPT AND RECORDED COLLECTIONS ACQUIRED AND/OR INDEXED IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations

    Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.

    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-07-22
  • Rudolf Kolisch collection, 1921-1943

    Rudolf Kolisch was a Viennese-American violinist and string quartet player. The collection contains thirty-one items, principally holograph manuscript correspondence, that provide insight into the professional relationship between Kolisch and composers Arnold Schoenberg, ...

    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Serge Koussevitzky archive

    The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004

    Vivian Fine was an American composer, pianist, and educator. The collection primarily consists of Fine's holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for works composed between 1929 and 1993. In addition, the collection ...

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948

    Ethel Lillian Voynich (1864-1960) was a social activist, novelist, translator, and composer. Voynich's musical compositions, based principally on sacred or poetic texts, are represented by holograph manuscript scores, sketches, lyric sheets, printed ...

    • Contributor: Voynich, E. L. (Ethel Lillian) - Voynich, E. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; ...

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Broadcasting Company history files, 1922-1986

    The National Broadcasting Company History files document the activities of the first national broadcasting network in the United States. The collection includes memoranda, correspondence, speeches, reports, policy statements, and pamphlets covering the ...

    • Contributor: National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon B. - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by ...

    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, Ren - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000

    Correspondence, writings, including a typescript of Danilova's memoirs titled Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, speeches and lectures, programs, printed material, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, artwork, photographs, and other papers relating to ...

    • Contributor: Danilova, Alexandra
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008

    Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives ...

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Louis - Kaufman, Annette
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960

    This collection chiefly consists of the musical arrangements of American arranger, pianist, composer and bandleader Joe Haymes (1907-1964). Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand and many are his ...

    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991

    This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music ...

    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Franziska Boas collection, 1920-1988

    Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska ...

    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.

    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material