• al

    Ms. Arabic. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in moderate condition; termite damage near spine; damage from iron gall ink (cf. fol. 21). Red on title page, text in black with some rubricated words. Text framed by single red line; headings written in red in broad margins. Some diacritical marks. Marginal notes in later hand in violet pencil fol. 5a. Catchwords on rectos. Watermark on ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Maḥrūs al-Ḥidyah on 12 Muḥarram [?] 1142 H [7 August 1729]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC al-Jaʻfarīyah, Egypt. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune), in bad condition due to damage from humidity; edges of some leaves repaired. Black and red ink on title page, text is principally in black ink, with titles in red and green. Text ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAli
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1729

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  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from cover. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection,1945. DLC Colophon states that the manuscript was copied by Aḥmad ibn Qāsim ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥanbalī and was completed on 6 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1185. Paper: yellowed cream; some of the leaves repaired; some have dark stains at the edges. Text framed by single red line. Text principally in black, with a few rubricated ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Copyright registration application from claimant L. Frank Baum for The wonderful wizard of Oz and The Navy alphabet].

    Holograph letter, signed by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) dated July 28, 1900 to the Librarian of Congress requesting Copyright registration for two titles: The wonderful wizard of Oz (claiming rights for Baum as author and W.W. Denslow as illustrator), and The Navy alphabet (claiming rights for Baum as author and proprietor). Original letter accompanied by two title page deposits, and check for $2.20; the ...

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    • Date: 1900

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  • Irving Fine collection

    The bulk of the materials in the Irving Fine collection are musical scores and sketches which represent virtually the entire musical output of the composer, some of which have been cataloged individually and classified and shelved in ML96.F47, ML96.5.F47, ML30.3C.F55, and ML29c.F527. In addition there are photographs, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, as well as correspondence from 20th century musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Fine, Irving
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • Life's story /

    Typescript. Source: Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938. On t.p.: Madera, California. Butin was a physician, and the first woman to become a member of both the Nebraska State and Fresno County (California) Medical societies. She financed the first suffrage campaign for women in California's San Joaquin Valley. Her autobiography provides a fascinating picture of rural/frontier medicine in the ...

    • Contributor: Butin, Mary E. Ryerson
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1930
  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Suwayfī Aḥmad Muḥammad ʻAlī Kishk on 26 Shaʻbān 1264 H [27 July 1848]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune, initials E A N), in medium condition; stains on bottom of most leaves. Black ink on title page, text in black with some rubricated words. Some underlining in red; marginal notes on ...

    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻAbd Al MunʻIm.
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Ledger listing in handwriting persons registered at the Polish consulate in Shanghai, 1934

    Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering. Each ledger facing page consists of 13 columns. In addition to personal names, the ledger provides the following categories of information: date of registration; profession; religion; place and date of birth; marital status; permanent address in Poland and address of next of kin (rarely provided); place of residence in the consular district; documents on the basis of which the ...

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  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Syria?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in fairly good condition, but the edges of some leaves are stained. Black ink on title page; black, red, and brown ink in text. Text is framed by a double red line; diacritical marks; marginal notes. Calculations in purple pencil in modern hand on fol. 13b. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pedro Menéndez de Avilés sailing order, 1572 July 3

    First governor of Spanish Florida. In the age of piracy on the high seas, sailing instructions were top-secret documents upon which rested the security of the king's fleet and his treasure. Here, Menéndez de Avilés, governor of Florida, gives Don Cristóbal de Eraso complicated and detailed instructions for sailing to Spain on the Buenaventura with his fleet, via the islands of Flores and San ...

    • Contributor: Menéndez De Avilés, Pedro
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1572

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  • Hadha Sharh Shaykh al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Transcribed by Ṭāḥā ibn Yūsuf and finished on 8 Shaʻbān, 1305 AH. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition but split from spine. Text of al-Muqniʻ in red, with exposition in black; text framed by double red line. Occasional diacritical marks; catchwords at bottom ...

    • Contributor: Anṣārī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Zij.

    Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 385a. Paper: thick, yellowed cream, watermarks, in good condition, although most of fol. 2a and 3a have sections that have been painted over with black paint or ink. Leaf 1a has notes about various abridgements of Ibn al-Shātir's book by Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Ghulām Allāh ibn Aḥmad and Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm al-Shahīr bi-ibn Zurayq al-Shāfiʼī; notes ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al Shāṭir, ʻAlī Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Raqayiq al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from introduction (fol. 1b). Transcribed by Muḥammad ibn Wafāʼ on 14 [Dhū] al-Ḥijjah 1240 H [30 July 1825]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in good condition, though upper part of leaves stained with black ink. Black and red ink in text; catchwords ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Trevisan manuscript. Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].

    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...

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    • Date: 1503

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  • Janus Press archive

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.

    • Contributor: Burke, Clifford - Fine, Ruth - Johnson, W. R. (Walter Ralph) - Kaufman, Margaret - Seluzicki, Charles - Siegl, Helen - Van Vliet, Claire
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Hadha kitab Ajaib al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 1b. Written by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad on 3 Jumādá al-thānī, 1212 (November 23, 1797), probably in North Africa. [North Africa?] Paper: yellowed cream, with tre lune watermarks, in moderate condition, with brown stains and damage from humidity on some leaves. No title page; text framed by double ...

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Autograph letters, signed.]

    1. To George Cumberland, dated Lambeth, July 2, 1800. -- 2. To James Blake, dated Felpham, Jan. 30, 1803. -- 3. To William Hayley, dated Sept. 28, 1804. -- 4. To John Linnell, undated (Feb. 1827), in folder with first letter. Rosenwald 1793 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 1 v. and 2 folders. 26-29 cm.

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1800

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  • Patent Medicine event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents A Lecture in the Ben Botkin series FROM PATENT MEDICINES TO PATENTS FOR INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE - MATERIAL AND SPIRITUAL ECONOMIES ­ Illustrated lecture by Margaret Kruesi, American Folklife Center ./,:..,. /~~I/··O,. .'/flII'J ' 'Ilh'/ ll"/t.)///..d /lltff'· l;'l/l/'hllli/\ (~/ 'llt~! ,{(~~,(l\ . ~ /h'/I d .... ! ('///.' / I'(/_~l!t.) ."'~ .::. . ,l tlll/l ll/f ...

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  • Kitab al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Arabic. Colophon of book in hand (fol. 174b) states that transcription completed 7 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1344 or (incorrectly) 29 June 1925; correct Western date is 18 June 1926. Copied by Nedjm eddin Bey, professor at the l'Ecole Superieure d'Arabe in Damascus, on the instructions of Commandant Malinjoud, the director of l'Ecole Superieure ...

    • Contributor: Aḥmad Ibn Mājid Al SaʻDi
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alfiyah fi al

    Ms. Arabic. Title page written in later hand in violet pencil and in different script. Transcribed by Yāqūt ibn Aḥmad al-Mālikī on 17 Shaʻbān 1291 H [28 September 1874]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, untrimmed, with watermarks, in good condition. Few diacritical marks. Text in black with violet decorations. Formula on fol. 2a to protect book from bookworms (Yā ...

    • Contributor: Shīwī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Written in Abū Tīj, Egypt Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, first leaf repaired, brown stains on some pages, termite damage. Black and red ink on title paper, text of al-Lumʻah in red and the author's commentary in black. Some sentences on leaf 18 are underlined in red. Marginal notes throughout in different hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manscripts, SM-54. ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bahaiyah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic; some poetry in Turkish; Arabic alphbet. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, no visible watermarks. Text is incomplete (leaves missing at end). Title page and text are in black ink, with a few rubricated words. Some diacritical marks. Text on fol. 2b-14b is framed by two ...

    • Contributor: ʻĀmilī, Bahāʼ Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hadha Bughyat al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Harīdī Aḥmad Shandawīlī. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in moderate condition; leaves loose from spine. Text of poem in red ink with gloss in black. Only a few diacritical marks. Marginal notes, catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-722. DLC Poem written in rajaz meter. Marginal notes indicate that the ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Jefferson letter, 1813 Nov. 30.

    U.S. president. Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1813

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  • [Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

    1. Edmund Pitts, Esq. ad viv. del J. Earle. Guliels. Blake sculp. [ca. 1790?] Cf. A.G.B. Russell's Engravings of W. Blake. London, 1912, p. 156, no. 76.--2. Rev. John Caspar Lavater. Blake sculpt. London, Pubd. by J. Johnson, May 1, 1800, from a drawing in his possession, taken in 1787. Russell, p. 169, no. 92.--3. Lavater. J. Chapman sculp. London, C. Jones, Jan. 30, ...

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790