• Illinois political campaign of 1858.

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection - Books
    • Date: 1858

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  • Plantation manual, 1857-1858

    1 item. | Holograph page from the manual of James Henry Hammond in which he provides instructions for breastfeeding infants, as well as the work arrangements for the elderly and for pregnant slaves.

    • Contributor: Hammond, James Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1866
  • Journal, 1779-1796, Spring 1789 entry

    1 item. | Holograph page from the journal of Elizabeth Foote Washington discussing her relationship with her servants.

    • Contributor: Washington, Elizabeth Foote
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1789
  • 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
  • "Make the slave's case our own"

    1 item. | Holograph anti-slavery speech of Susan B. Anthony.

    • Contributor: Anthony, Susan B. - Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1859
  • The Rosaleen Moldenhauer memorial : music history from primary sources : a guide to the Moldenhauer Archives /

    Essays relating to manuscripts in the Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, founded by Hans Moldenhauer. Includes inventory. Includes bibliographical references. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 733 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000
  • Slave code for the District of Columbia, 1860.

    Ms. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 112 leaves, 32 cm.

    • Contributor: District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1860

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  • Front Door Lobby /

    Typescript. Bookplate of Carrie Chapman Catt. Source: Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938. This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional committee. It is an excellent source--beautifully written and well detailed. x, 308 leaves ; 29 cm.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1920
  • Polk County: A Comedy of Negro Life on a Sawmill Camp with Authentic Negro Music in Three Acts

    Reproduced from type-written copy; leaves variously numbered. Without the music. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 166 l. 28 x 21 cm.

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Waring, Dorothy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1944

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