• James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois

    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (James Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987

    Francis R. Valeo papers, 1916-1987

    Secretary of United States Senate and foreign affairs consultant. Correspondence, agenda, reports and other writings, subject and travel files, bibliographies, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Valeo's career as an East Asian specialist, foreign affairs advisor, and secretary of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: Valeo, Francis R. (Francis Ralph) - Valeo, Francis R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009

    Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009

    Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.

    • Contributor: Glendenin, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elgin) - Glendenin, Lawrence E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896

    H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896

    Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. Chiefly military and personal correspondence, telegrams, military notebook and scrapbook, and a fragment of an article.

    • Contributor: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) - Halleck, H. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Francis W. Reichelderfer papers, 1918-1983

    Francis W. Reichelderfer papers, 1918-1983

    United States naval officer and meteorologist. Correspondence, memoranda, agendas, notes, speeches, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, interviews, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Reichelderfer's career in meterorology as chief of the United States Weather Bureau.

    • Contributor: Reichelderfer, Francis W. (Francis Wilton) - Reichelderfer, Francis W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928

    George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928

    Geologist, mathematician, engineer, and physicist. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, notebooks, notes, memoranda, maps, charts, tables, landscape sketches, and printed matter primarily relating to Becker's service at the United States Geological Survey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and as president of the Geological Society of America.

    • Contributor: Becker, George F. (George Ferdinand) - Becker, George F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923

    Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923

    Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies ...

    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.

    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of ...

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Weger, August - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Moss, George H. - Lewis, Robert Hall - Macdowell, Edward - Luboff, Norman - Page, Ruth - Huber, William - Zemlinsky, Alexander
    • Date: 1847
  • Norman H. Davis papers, 1898-1979

    Norman H. Davis papers, 1898-1979

    Economist, diplomat and humanitarian. Correspondence, journals, minutes, speeches, statements, scrapbooks, memoranda, news clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other material relating mainly to Davis's participation between the world wars in international conferences on peace, disamament, and international monetary matters.

    • Contributor: Davis, Norman H. (Norman Hezekiah) - Davis, Norman H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900

    Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900

    Jurist and United States senator. Correspondence, speeches, legal and business records, and genealogical material relating to Ohio and national politics, antislavery movement, family matters, and Tappan's interests in mineralogy and conchology.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946

    George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946

    Businessman, evangelist, and collector of autographs. Correspondence mainly with political and military leaders from the Civil War, clippings, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Stuart, George H. (George Hay) - Stuart, George H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Papers from the Isabelle Sayers collection, circa 1886-1980

    Papers from the Isabelle Sayers collection, circa 1886-1980

    Paper and photographic materials created and gathered by Isabelle S. Sayers as she assembled her collection of early recordings and audio equipment.

    • Contributor: Sayers, Isabelle S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harriot Stanton Blatch papers, 1907-1915

    Harriot Stanton Blatch papers, 1907-1915

    Scrapbooks containing correspondence, questionnaires, annual reports of the Women's Political Union, other reports, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and additional material documenting the struggle of women's suffrage in New York state.

    • Contributor: Blatch, Harriot Stanton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

    • Contributor: Adams, Victoria Gray - Andrade, Juan - Baxley, Bill (William Joseph) - Beal, Gerald K. - Beerman, Leonard I. - Boggs, Grace Lee - Bonilla, Rubén - Booth, Heather - Bourne, St. Clair - Branch, Raylawni G. - Braxton, Annye H. - Brownmiller, Susan - Carlos, John - Charles, Michael Ray - Collins, Wendell - Dahmer, Ellie J. - Davis, L. Clifford - Dickinson, James Luther - Dinkins, David N. - Doty, Juanita Sims - Epps, Jesse - Fife, John M. (John Macmillan) - Fleming, Karl - Forman, James - Fountain, Clarence - Frank, Barney - Garcia, Isabel (Isabel G.) - Gields, Clarence - Goodman, Carolyn - Graves, Curtis - Green, Percy - Gutiérrez, José Angel - Hackney, Lucy D. - Halpern, Rosario Salgado - Harjo, Suzan Shown - Harrington, Penny - Hayes, Shirley G. - Height, Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene) - Hill, Oliver W. - Hite, Nancy - Holland, Endesha Ida Mae - Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson) - Horowitz, Rachelle - Jarrett, Vernon - Jones, Doug (G. Douglas) - King, B. B. - Kirk, Ron - Kochiyama, Yuri - Kwoh, Stewart - Kyles, Samuel Billy - Landrieu, Moon - Lawson, James M. - Lee, Helen Shores - Lee, Sammy - Lewis, John, February 21 - Little Joe (Vocalist) - Lout, Mike (James M.) - Lowery, Joseph E. - Lyons, Kenneth O. - Mashariki, Job - McKinstry, Carolyn Maull - McWhorter, Diane - Mease, Quentin R. - Meier, Deborah - Mingo, Lucy - Monroe, Sputnik - Moses, Robert Parris - Moutoussamy Ashe, Jeanne - Murray, Tawanda - Norton, Eleanor Holmes - Oldham, Charles R. - Poussaint, Alvin F. - Pride, Carlton - Reid, Vernon - Rivers, Eugene - Romilly, Constancia - Rowles, Billy E. - Seay, Norman R. - Sellers, Cleveland - Shores, Barbara - Sims, Bernice Banks - Smith, Jerome M. - Spellman, Toyin - Steger, Michelle - Sutton, Goodloe - Swann Daniels, Carol - Tafel, Richard - Thompson, Larry Dean - Tisdale, Alice - Tisdale, Charles - Trickey, Minnijean Brown - Uyeshima, Erin Emiko - West, W. Richard - Wilder, Lawrence Douglas - Wilkins, Roger W. - Wilson, Diane - Wilson, Edwin O. - Wunrow, Jeffrey D. - Yamamoto, Joyce C. - Zabel, William D. - Bowley, Andy - Briggs, Jimmie - Hargrove, Earnestine - Iverem, Esther - Kellogg, Alex - Krol, Debra Utacia - Latimer, Leah Y. - Lewis, Dan - Lum, Lydia - Mapp, Marilyn - Marquez Stathis, Sandra - Miller, Tom - Neubauer, Rita - O'Konis, Jonathan - Patoski, Joe Nick - Pierce, Ponchitta Anne - Reavis, Dick J. - Rosenfeld, Megan - Rosenzweig, Hannah - Sloan, Lester - Smith, Vern E. - Whitehouse, Liz - Wolf, Bonny - Ynclan, Nery - Williams, Juan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Beatrice Rose Waldinger papers, 1918-1967

    Beatrice Rose Waldinger papers, 1918-1967

    Writer and niece of Sigmund Freud. Correspondence and writings. Waldinger's writings describe her life in the Freud family, her immigration to the United States in 1938, and her analysis by Paul Federn.

    • Contributor: Waldinger, Beatrice Rose
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Foote Sellers papers, 1860-1949

    David Foote Sellers papers, 1860-1949

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, photos, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Sellers's naval career.

    • Contributor: Sellers, David Foote
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

    • Contributor: Robbins, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinckley) - Robbins, Thomas H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913

    Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969

    Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969

    Actress and playwright. General correspondence, production material, business records, and other papers concerning Gordon's career in movies and the theater.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Ruth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev's decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil's Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigoriev's book S.P. Diaghilev i ego 'Russkii Balet' 1909-1929, which was translated into English and published as The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929. The ...

    • Contributor: GrigorʹEv, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) - GrigorʹEv, S. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federation. Woman's Department. District of Columbia Section records, 1900-1926

    Charlotte Everett Hopkins collection of National Civic Federa...

    Civic leader, philanthropist, and social reformer. Correspondence, circulars, reports, clippings, and other printed matter primarily relating to Charlotte Everett Hopkins's activities as chairman of the Woman's Department of the National Civic Federation, District of Columbia Section.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Charlotte Everett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Lawrence Litty VHP Collection

    Frederick Lawrence Litty VHP Collection

    Frederick Lawrence Litty Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Litty, Frederick Lawrence
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973

    Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973

    Clergyman and pacifist. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files pertaining to the career and activities of Frederick Joseph Libby, executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War.

    • Contributor: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph) - Libby, Frederick J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    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
  • G. Bromley Oxnam papers, 1823-1963

    G. Bromley Oxnam papers, 1823-1963

    Methodist clergyman and theologian. Diaries, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Oxnam's life and work as a clergyman, stance on church-state issues, and controversies relating to Catholicism, anti-communism, and other issues of faith and politics.

    • Contributor: Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley) - Oxnam, G. Bromley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Patterson-Winslow family papers, 1813-1963

    Patterson-Winslow family papers, 1813-1963

    Family members of the collection include C. P. Patterson, scientist and superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Francis Winslow, biologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, military records, genealogical material, financial records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers of the Patterson, Pearson, Winslow, and Worthington families, especially Francis Winslow and his wife, Harriet Patterson Winslow, and her parents, C. P. Patterson ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    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
  • Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the Unit...

    Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish-American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens and embellished with illustrations rendered by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937

    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of...

    Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975

    Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.

    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale) - Pickerill, Elmo N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Web Pages
  • Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862

    Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862

    Lawyer, statesman, jurist, and United States representative from Indiana. Principally correspondence from 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood) - Smith, Caleb B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935

    Naval officer and commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet. Official and personal correspondence reflecting life in Asia and military records, journals, notebooks, writings, and other papers relating mainly to Taylor's military career.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Montgomery Meigs
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    Abolitionist and editor. Correspondence, diaries, a notebook, and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Birney's participation in the antislavery movement.

    • Contributor: Birney, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    John McLean papers, 1817-1861

    United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean's service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.

    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    Telegrapher. Microfilm of correspondence, diary, journal, facsimiles, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates's writings. Includes eleven Abraham Lincoln manuscripts. Forms part of Alfred Whital Stern collection of Lincolniana in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library.

    • Contributor: Bates, David Homer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Franz Boas papers, 1878-1943

    Franz Boas papers, 1878-1943

    Anthropologist, linguist, ethnologist, educator, and curator. Microfilm of originals held by the American Philosophical Society of personal and professional correspondence, diaries, and family papers relating chiefly to Boas's career as an anthropologist and social scientist.

    • Contributor: Boas, Franz
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Samuel Smith family papers, 1772-1911

    Army officer and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, military and political papers, and miscellaneous material relating to Samuel Smith's forty years in Congress, his military career, and the history and politics of Maryland. Includes papers relating to John Spear Smith, Robert Smith, and other Smith family members.

    • Contributor: Smith, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lawrence B. Isham VHP Collection

    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
  • Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981

    Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981

    Naval officer. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings documenting Deyo's career in the Navy, particularly as a naval task force commander during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.

    • Contributor: Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm) - Deyo, Morton L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Italian captured documents collection, 1925-1945

    Italian captured documents collection, 1925-1945

    Unrelated materials captured by American forces during World War II.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

    • Contributor: Bozman, John Leeds
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996

    Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996

    Child psychologist and educator. Personal and professional correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of articles and books, lectures and speeches, subject files, bibliography, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material on the Bates family, and other papers chiefly documenting Ames's career as a child psychologist.

    • Contributor: Ames, Louise Bates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the estates of Charles Carroll and ...

    • Contributor: Meredith, Jonathan D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964

    W. Morgan Shuster papers, 1900-1964

    Diplomat, financier, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to W. Morgan Shuster's diplomatic career in the Philippines and Persia. The scrapbooks are available only on microfilm.

    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Shuster, W. Morgan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Matthew C. Brown and John C. Brown papers, 1862-1901

    Matthew C. Brown and John C. Brown papers, 1862-1901

    Officers in the 23rd Iowa Infantry Regiment. Correspondence and military records pertaining to the Browns' service during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Brown, Matthew C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    Albert Jeremiah Beveridge papers, 1788-1943

    United States senator from Indiana, lawyer, historian, and biographer. Correspondence, diary notes, addresses, drafts of writings, research material, records of interviews, printed matter, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Beveridge's career from his early law practice in Indiana to his career in the Senate, espousal of the Progressive Party, experience as a war correspondent in Europe, and his later work as historian and biographer. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arno A. Penzias papers, 1931-2006

    Arno A. Penzias papers, 1931-2006

    Scientist, corporate executive, and author. Correspondence, drafts of books, articles, and speeches, interviews, scientific articles, photographs, topical files, printed matter, electronic files, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Penzias, Arno A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Eger Vaughan Murphree papers, 1932-1963

    Eger Vaughan Murphree papers, 1932-1963

    Scientist, engineer, and businessman. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical material relating primarily to Murphree's activities as president of Esso Research and Engineering Company and as an official of the Fifth World Petroleum Congress.

    • Contributor: Murphree, Eger Vaughan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Hay Kauffmann papers, 1871-1896

    Samuel Hay Kauffmann papers, 1871-1896

    Newspaperman, art historian, and author. Correspondence research notes, clippings, reports, and drafts of writings chiefly relating to Kauffmann's research on equestrian statues.

    • Contributor: Kauffmann, Samuel Hay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Sidney Jesup papers, 1780-1907

    Thomas Sidney Jesup papers, 1780-1907

    Army officer and quartermaster general. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, essays, family papers, financial records, journals, maps, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to various military campaigns and to Jesup's career as quartermaster general of the army.

    • Contributor: Jesup, Thomas Sidney
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vincent LaRoy Brown VHP Collection

    Vincent LaRoy Brown VHP Collection

    Vincent LaRoy Brown Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Brown, Vincent Laroy
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Samuel Phillips Lee papers, 1860-1869

    Samuel Phillips Lee papers, 1860-1869

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbook abstracts, reports, lists, memoranda, requisition orders, and printed material relating to the naval activities of the Union forces in the Civil War and pertaining chiefly to Lee's service commanding the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and the Mississippi Squadron.

    • Contributor: Lee, Samuel Phillips
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    Federal judge and patent attorney. Legal case files, correspondence, administrative files, subject file, speeches, and writings documenting the career of Giles S. Rich as a judge on the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997

    Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997

    Collection contains materials collected by Slonimsky throughout his lifetime that document his life and work as musicologist, composer, conductor, lecturer and author. Included are personal biographical materials; Slonimsky's writings (drafts, typescripts, reprints, etc.) of newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with ...

    • Contributor: Slonimsky, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Lear, Tobias
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    Economist and author. Correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of books and writings, notes, reports, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy, especially as as member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Joseph Horne papers, 1893-1967

    Frederick Joseph Horne papers, 1893-1967

    U.S. Navy officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches and writings, aviator's logbooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Horne's naval career during World War I and World War II.

    • Contributor: Horne, Frederick Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Rhymer radio scripts, 1934-1944

    Paul Rhymer radio scripts, 1934-1944

    Scriptwriter and humorist. Scripts of the daytime radio series Vic and Sade written by Rhymer for airing on the National Broadcasting Company.

    • Contributor: Rhymer, Paul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Porter Howard Wooten VHP Collection

    Porter Howard Wooten VHP Collection

    Porter Howard Wooten Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Wooten, Porter Howard
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2003-01-01
  • Calvin Warner Dunbar VHP Collection

    Calvin Warner Dunbar VHP Collection

    Calvin Warner Dunbar Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Dunbar, Calvin Warner
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007-01-01
  • Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004

    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 contains a small amount of correspondence, programs, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987

    McCormick and Carey families papers, 1852-1987

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the Sixteenth Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leason Heberling Adams papers, 1919-1968

    Leason Heberling Adams papers, 1919-1968

    Geophysicist, consultant, and educator. Correspondence, writings, notes and notebooks, and printed matter relating to Adams's research and publication in geophysics and earth sciences.

    • Contributor: Adams, Leason Heberling
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roy Tasco Davis papers, 1886-1960

    Roy Tasco Davis papers, 1886-1960

    Diplomat and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, cablegrams, reports, minutes, legal briefs, a broadside, press releases, maps, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Davis's mediation of a commission to establish a provisional boundary between Honduras and Guatemala in 1928.

    • Contributor: Davis, Roy Tasco
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953

    Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.

    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Parker papers, 1838-1910

    Theodore Parker papers, 1838-1910

    Unitarian clergyman, theologian, author, and abolitionist. Correspondence, writings, poetry, and printed material relating to Parker's antislavery lectures and to the publication of his biography and collected writings.

    • Contributor: Parker, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    Edward John Dorn papers, 1868-1936

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, orders to duty, speeches, notes, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Dorn's naval cruises to Brazil, South Africa, Samoan Islands, Guam, and Japan, and to his experiences as governor of American Samoa and Guam, especially in regard to missionaries, schools, water supply, and immigrants.

    • Contributor: Dorn, Edward John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for The Steve Meisner Band 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for The Steve Meisner Band 2010 (The ...

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for The Steve Meisner Band 2010: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress

  • James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817

    Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart's capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).

    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (James Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection, 1923-1978

    Joseph A. Yablonski legal case collection, 1923-1978

    Material relating to the murder of labor leader Joseph A. Yablonski, including trial records, crime scene photographs, Federal Bureau of Investigation files, and miscellaneous material.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988

    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1885-1988

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.

    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    William E. Chandler papers, 1863-1917

    United States secretary of the navy, senator from New Hampshire, and lawyer. Principally bound volumes of correspondence documenting Chandler's activities as assistant secretary of the treasury, 1865-1867, secretary of the navy, 1882-1885, United States Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-1901, and chairman of the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1901-1908. Includes material reflecting Chandler's prominence in the Republican Party and his role in the presidential campaigns ...

    • Contributor: Chandler, William E. (William Eaton) - Chandler, William E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records, 1896-1933.

    Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform records,...

    Chiefly responses to queries about international liquor policies and regulations collected from consuls general and other foreign representatives between 1931 and 1933 by Mrs. Edward Wales Root, research director of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform, which advocated repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment.

    • Contributor: Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Don Nelson VHP Collection

    Don Nelson VHP Collection

    Don Nelson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Nelson, Don
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2007
  • Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.

    • Contributor: Malik, Charles Habib
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Web Pages
    • Date: 8000-10-01
  • Burton M. Joseph VHP Collection

    Burton M. Joseph VHP Collection

    Burton M. Joseph Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Joseph, Burton M.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • D. Heywood Hardy papers, 1913-1924

    D. Heywood Hardy papers, 1913-1924

    Lawyer and member of the American Red Cross Mission to Russia, 1917-1918. Correspondence, diaries, reports, notes, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellany pertaining to the activities of the American Red Cross in Petrograd during the early stages of the Bolshevik Revolution.

    • Contributor: Hardy, D. Heywood (Dermot Heywood) - Hardy, D. Heywood
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Orr papers, 1890-1939

    William Orr papers, 1890-1939

    Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr's service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.

    • Contributor: Orr, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939

    Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.

    • Contributor: Tappan, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Max A. Tutt VHP Collection

    Max A. Tutt VHP Collection

    Max A. Tutt Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Tutt, Max A.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983

    Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983

    Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983

    Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983

    Editorial, production, and business records including correspondence, reports, drafts of articles, and galleys for monthly issues of Harper's Magazine, a compendium of social commentary, news, history, criticism, poetry and fiction.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer collection Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer collection Veterans History Project...

    Collection is open for research; access restrictions apply. To request collection materials, please contact the Veterans History Project at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/vhp.contact Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer is interviewed about his Army service and time spent as a prisoner of war in Europe during World War II. Kenneth Ambrose Schaeffer Collection (AFC/2001/001/63116), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Duplication of collection materials may be restricted. ...

    • Contributor: Schaeffer, Kenneth Ambrose
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    Paul H. Nitze papers, 1922-1998

    Statesman, diplomat, and entrepreneur. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, writings, appointment books, business files, name and subject files, and other papers chiefly relating to Nitze's role in United States foreign and national security policy in the last half of the twentieth century.

    • Contributor: Nitze, Paul H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Marburg papers, 1859-1940

    Theodore Marburg papers, 1859-1940

    Diplomat, publicist, civic leader, and peace advocate. Scrapbooks and correspondence relating to Marburg's civic activities in Baltimore, Maryland, his belief in internationalism and advocacy for peace before and after World War I, and his role as United States minister to Belgium from 1912 to 1914.

    • Contributor: Marburg, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materi...

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sid Caesar papers, 1950-1963

    Sid Caesar papers, 1950-1963

    Actor and comedian. Chiefly annotated working scripts for "Your Show of Shows" (1950-1954), the television series in which Caesar appeared with Imogene Coca, Howard Morris, and Carl Reiner; and scripts and production files for "Caesar's Hour" (1955-1957), the series in which he appeared with Janet Blair, Nanette Fabray, and Morris and Reiner.

    • Contributor: Caesar, Sid
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972

    Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972

    Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating mainly to Benjamin's career in the field of education.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Harold Raymond Wayne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Reginald Rowan Belknap papers, 1784-1929

    Reginald Rowan Belknap papers, 1784-1929

    Naval officer. Family and personal correspondence, financial and legal material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Belknap's naval career and his family.

    • Contributor: Belknap, Reginald Rowan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Black history collection, 1700-2008

    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    Harold Spivacke was a music librarian, administrator, musicologist, and musician. He was chief of the Library of Congress Music Division for thirty-five years, from 1937 until 1972. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers.

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material