The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...
Contributor:Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
Advertising executive. Correspondence, articles, speeches, biographical material, and printed matter documenting Rubicam's career as cofounder and later as chairman of the board of the Young & Rubicam advertising firm. Some material reflects his earlier work as writer for the advertising agency N. W. Ayer & Son.
Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.
Actress. Correspondence; biographical and genealogical material; annotated scripts and texts of plays, poetry, and readings; newspaper clippings; reviews; and souvenir programs relating chiefly to Cushman's career in the theater.
Air Force officer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, drafts and galley proofs of speeches and articles, appointment books, mail logs, personal files, accounts, and printed matter chiefly documenting Vandenberg's service as chief of staff of the air force.
Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in Canton and traded in opium and other products.
Lawyer. Correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, book manuscripts, reprints, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to Marshall's controversy in 1927 with Alfred Emanuel Smith over the qualifications of a Roman Catholic for the presidency of the United States. Other topics include church-state questions and the Calvert controversy in seventeenth-century Maryland.
Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.
Contributor:Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory) - Stowell, Ellery C.
Author and political scientist. Correspondence, minutes, press material, reports, and writings relating to Agree's work as president of the American Political Foundation, executive director of the National Committee for an Effective Congress, and involvement in other political groups.
Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, scrapbooks, financial records, genealogical data, and photographs relating primarily to O'Neil's service as chief of the Bureau of Ordnance in the navy.
Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...
Accountant, consultant, and director of the Bureau of the Budget. Family and general correspondence, financial and legal records, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Brundage's public and professional activities.
Army officer and surgeon. Microfilm focusing on Myer's service in the Signal Corps and documentation of his work in meteorology, including correspondence, biographical material, letterbooks, diaries, reports, memoranda, legal and business papers, and printed matter. Also contains papers of his father-in-law, Ebenezer Walden, and material relating to a patent by his father, Henry Beekman Myer, for the railway sleeping car.
United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.
Contributor:Schwellenbach, Lewis B. (Lewis Baxter) - Schwellenbach, Lewis B.
German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.
Soldier and civic leader. Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining to Fleetwood's military and civilian career during and after the Civil War, education, nursing, and slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African-American community. Material relates chiefly to the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held various government and business positions. Includes papers of his wife Sara Iredell ...
Contributor:Fleetwood, Christian A. (Christian Abraham) - Fleetwood, Christian A.
Swiss psychoanalyst. Correspondence, interview transcripts, and drafts of writings pertaining primarily to Jung's autobiography written by Aniela Jaffé including also R. F. C. Hull's English translation of portions of the autobiography.
Contributor:Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav) - Jung, C. G.
Advertising executive. Correspondence, advertising proposals, market research reports, speeches, writings, and printed matter relating primarily to Ogilvy's advertising career as an executive and businessman
Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.
Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
Contributor:Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
Space rocket company. Business plans, correspondence, financial records, legal records, legislative material, meeting minutes and notes, printed matter, reports, and technical papers relating to the commercial use of space by a private company.
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).
United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Contributor:Doolittle, James R. (James Rood) - Doolittle, James R.
Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.
International lawyer, professor of law, and consultant to the Department of State. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, academic records, legal writings, financial papers, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, biographical data, military papers, and unpublished studies primarily reflecting Wunderlich's legal education and career in Germany, his forced emigration as a Jew, and subsequent legal work and teaching in the United States.
Correspondence, bond payments, claims against the federal government and the Bank of the United States, French and Spanish indemnity payments, indentures, miscellaneous state and federal legal items, statements of accounts, consulate reports, United States lottery drawings, and other state and federal financial documents.
The National Flute Association, Inc. Archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers and other volunteers serving the association, some business papers of the Executive Offices, manuscript and printed music, donations to the organization from individual members, and publications by the association.
Contributor:National Flute Association (U.S.) - Leeuwen, Arÿ Van
Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and slides documenting performances of bluegrass music; music and dance from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Afghan and Iranian traditional music; steel band music; gospel music; and Pan-Andean music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1987, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the ...
Contributor:Chiasson Cormier, Hilda - Holland, Jerry - Johnson, Mattie - Macisaac, Dave - Shabtaie, Rahmatollah - Arif, Mohammed (Musician)
Literary and talent agent. Contracts, correspondence, financial records, notes, photographs, printed matter, and scripts relating to the Lucy Kroll Agency which managed the careers of numerous clients in the literary and entertainment fields.
Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.
Contributor:Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Pershing, John J.
American composer, musician, and music professor at Northwestern University. The collection contains music scores, parts, and sketches, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, published copies, and photocopies, of Oldberg's works; a considerable amount of correspondence; programs; biographical materials; awards; and a small amount of writings, clippings, financial documents, and photographs.
Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the telegraph, law suits over patents, ...
Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...
Contributor:Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
Poltical organization. Correspondence, writings, speeches, press releases, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating mainly to the 1924 presidential campagin of Robert M. La Follette and Burton K. Wheeler.
Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).
Nursing service. Correspondence, minutes, membership rosters, and printed matter documenting the fund-raising activities of the Washington Committee of the Frontier Nursing Service, an organization based in Wendover, Kentucky, providing rural health care.
Contributor:Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. Washington Committee
Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.
Botanist and professor of natural history at Harvard University. Invitation and correspondence of Asa Gray, his wife, Jane Loring Gray, and others to Elizabeth Carrington Morris and Margaretta Hare Morris and undated drafts of articles possibly by the entomologist Thomas Say intended for publication in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.
Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, and research material and documenting Middleton's career as a playwright, author, and copyright specialist at the Department of Justice. Also includes correspondence relating to the La Follette and Middleton families.
Geologist. Autographs and letters from various scientists, especially geologists. Includes letters addressed to James Hall, F. V. Hayden, and others. Collected by Merrill while he was writing First One Hundred Years of American Geology (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924).
Contributor:Merrill, George P. (George Perkins) - Merrill, George P.
Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, petitions, notes, agenda and minutes of meetings, and genealogical and printed material chiefly from Haynsworth's career as a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Contributor:Haynsworth, Clement F. (Clement Furman) - Haynsworth, Clement F.
Author and United States Navy rear admiral. Correspondence, memoranda, ship diaries, lecture and research notes, drafts of speeches and writings, reports, rosters, biographical materials, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Furlong's service in the United States Navy.
Biographer and editor. Letters received from prominent people relating to the International Mark Twain Society or to some aspect of Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life or literary works written by him under the name Mark Twain. Also includes production materials for several works on him by Cyril Clemens, and copies of historical documents collected by Cyril Clemens.
This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization's Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.
Contributor:United States Information Agency. Artistic Ambassador Program - Bacon, Ernst - Dello Joio, Norman - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Gould, Morton - Hoiby, Lee - Lees, Benjamin - Mayer, William - Muczynski, Robert - Perle, George - Rochberg, George - Siegmeister, Elie - Smit, Leo - Robilette, John
Psychoanalysts. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, subject file, and other papers relating primarily to the Hartmanns' work with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and to Heinz Hartmann's writing and editorial projects.
Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.
Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.
Contributor:Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (Guitarist) - Lobato, Julián - Lobato, Salom - Mares, Remigio - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Medina, Esteban (Singer) - Montoya, Luis - Romero, Alfredo - Trujillo, Amado - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lamadrid, Enrique R.
Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.
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.
Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other material assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936).
Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in ...
Poet, essayist, and librarian. Family correspondence, general correspondence, a diary, manuscripts of poems, short stories, articles, and drafts of Cheney's unupublished autobiography, and other papers.
The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army Hit Kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.
Contributor:United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub Committee on Music - Spivacke, Harold
Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.
Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative and senator from Ohio. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, press releases, agenda, schedules, bills, rosters, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers comprising Taft's personal, professional, and legislative files and documenting his career as a lawyer in Cincinnati and state legislator, U.S. representative, and senator from Ohio, and as an advisor to President Richard M. Nixon.
Psychiatrist. Correspondence consisting primarily of letters by Bergler to Mrs. Walter Charak in large part concerning his writings as well as hers. Also includes reprints of his articles on psychiatric and psychoanalytic subjects.
U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.
Army officer and surgeon. Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the army and his role in the founding and development of the Signal Corps, including during the Civil War.
United States senator, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence and legal and commercial records pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as a United States senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana.
Author and sculptor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, poetry, lectures, family papers, drawings, and photographs relating primarily to Andersen's interest in the arts and in the creation of a world capital. Also includes correspondence, diaries, notebooks, and writings of his sister-in-law, Olivia Cushing Andersen.
Journalist and United States postmaster general. Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Kendall's work on behalf of Cherokee claims and treaties and to the Magnetic Telegraph Co., of which he was president.
Lawyer and historian. Correspondence, annotated clippings and memoranda from World War I when Warren was assistant attorney general, official minutes and correspondence of the President's War Relief Control Board, biographical material, and miscellaneous papers.
Psychologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, published and unpublished writings, addresses, lectures, and film scripts, clinical and medical books, personnel records, contracts, biographical and genealogical material, abstracts, photographs, research data, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Gesell's work as director of the Yale Clinic of Child Development, his studies of the mental and physical development of infants and children, and his role in the ...
Ernst Bacon was an American composer, pianist, and conductor. The collection contains music, writings, correspondence, iconography, programs, clippings, publicity materials, and other miscellaneous items.
Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.
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.
Scientist. Photocopies of reports, newspaper clippings, articles, and journal reprints relating primarily to the organization of the government's scientific efforts begun under President Harry S. Truman and to the creation of the President's Science Advisory Committee. Includes a photocopy of Golden's unpublished volume titled, "Government Military-Scientific Research: Review for the President of the United States."
Author, geographer, and journalist. Primarily scrapbooks relating to Frank G. Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington, arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, including reviews of the book, proposed illustrations, newspaper articles and columns by Frank G. Carpenter, clippings, and correspondence.
Contributor:Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George) - Carpenter, Frank G.
Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.
Author, editor, and political activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, research material, political files, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Davenport's career as a writer and editor with Fortune and Life magazines, his involvement with the Republican Party, his work with the Institute for Creative Research, New York, N.Y., his writings including The Dignity of Man (1955), his service in World ...
Contributor:Davenport, Russell W. (Russell Wheeler) - Davenport, Russell W.
Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache's service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.
Contributor:Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Bache, A. D.
Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).
Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.
Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.
Contributor:Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...
Contributor:Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen, Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are some papers of the Nicholson family.
James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of ...
Contributor:McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.