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.
Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.
Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.
Contributor:Clark, Victor S. (Victor Selden) - Clark, Victor S.
Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
The Fletcher Collins Jr. Collection is the result of the Anglo-American folksong collecting activities of Fletcher Collins Jr. from the mid-1930s to the early 1940s in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, under the auspices of the WPA Joint Committee on Folk Arts and for the Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song.
Contributor:Collins, Fletcher - Cole, Calvin - Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield) - Tate, Dan
The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.
Contributor:Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) - Vincent, G. Robert - Valentino, Thomas J. - Connolly, James B. (James Brendan) - Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden) - Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther) - Boyd, Louise Arner - Murphy, William L. (William Lawrence)
United States attorney general, United States senator, and governor of Kentucky. Chiefly correspondence and some legal papers, speeches, and state papers relating to Crittenden's career in politics and government.
Contributor:Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan) - Crittenden, John J.
Author and publicist. Correspondence, promotional material, scripts, program listings, broadcast schedules, a scrapbook, and other material concerning Harshaw's radio programs, Battle of Books, Carnival of Books, and The Hobby Horse Presents.
Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.
Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, his ...
Historian and professor at Stanford University. Chiefly notes and related materials gathered by Learned for revision of his book The President's Cabinet (1912) and an unpublished history of the vice presidency.
Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).
Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, circular letters, drafts of statements, a book inscription, and a program documenting Abraham's role in the founding of psychoanalysis, particularly in his native Germany.
Diplomat and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, notes, reports, legal and financial papers, writings, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Trist's tenure as U.S. consul in Havana and his role in negotiating the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican War. Other topics include Trist's business interests, particularly his sugar plantations in Cuba and Louisiana; the establishment of the University ...
Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.
Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.
Lawyer and government official. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, orders, reports, official and unofficial policy papers, draft legislation, drafts of writings, clippings, and printed matter relating to Hussey's work with the Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II and to the efforts of the Allies to reorganize Japanese government and society.
Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.
Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency ...
Contributor:Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Porter, David D.
Military supply agent and merchant. Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Author and editor. Outgoing correspondence of Aldrich and his wife addressed primarily to Edward Howard House relating to personal matters. Also includes a volume containing a holograph and typescript copy of "Monody on the Death of Wendell Phillips."
Collection of mostly original cartoon drawings, one framed album cover, and some correspondence assembled by American Decca Records founder and president Jack Kapp. The drawings provide historical commentary on the issues of the phonograph industry, particularly the American Federation of Musicians recording ban of 1942-1944, and the place of the phonograph in American life.
Author and essayist. Correspondence, notes, drafts of writings, and other papers relating to Bernard Berenson, Roger Eliot Fry, Bertrand Russell, Walt Whitman, World War I, the Russian Revolution, and to literature, art, travel, and society in general. Includes a transcript of a diary of Ann Cooper Whitall, Quaker of Red Bank, N.J.
The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music, Cambodian classical dance, bluegrass music, country-western music, Armenian music, cowboy songs, Piedmont country blues music and buck (step) dance, and country blues music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
Contributor:Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd
Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).
Lawyer, planter, and scholar. Correspondence, journals, articles for the Ohio Gazette, memoirs, and legal and financial papers, chiefly 1795-1831, relating, in part, to the trial of Aaron Burr for treason, the indictment of Blennerhassett for conspiracy with Burr, and the subsequent misfortunes experienced by the Blennerhassett family. Includes MS. volume attributed to Harman Blennerhassett (1801-1854).
Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle Godfrey and Holmes O. Paulding, participants in the Battle of ...
Contributor:Ghent, William J. (William James) - Ghent, William J.
Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, journal, manuscripts of articles, book reviews, and books, research material, notes, reports, and other papers relating to Hyman's career as literary critic, book reviewer, and professor of language, literature, and the history of myth and ritual at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont. Of special interest are files pertaining to his book review column published in the New Leader and ...
Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.
Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior ...
Contributor:American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.
Astronomer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, scientific notebooks, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to astronomers Asaph Hall (1829-1907) and his son, Asaph Hall (1859-1930). Documents the career of Asaph Hall (1829-1907) at the United States Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. and to his discovery of the moons of Mars.
Author and radio personality. Bound volumes containing approximately two thousand scripts and correspondence relating to radio and television programs for which Goodman Ace was a writer. Most of the radio scripts are for "Easy Aces," a program which Ace wrote, produced, directed, and performed in, and which also featured his wife, Jane Ace.
Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his participation in conferences relating to the limitation of armaments, the Presidential Oil Commission, and the Naval Oil Reserve Commission.
Canal Zone Library-Museum in Balboa Heights. Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, financial and legal papers, technical drawings of canal plans, photoprints, and other papers collected by the library-museum concerning the planning and construction of the Panama Canal and business and cultural aspects of the Canal Zone.
Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.
Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller's service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.
Radio and television journalist. Appointment books, awards, radio, television, and film scripts, speeches, writings, and research material pertaining to Agronsky's career as a radio and television journalist.
Newspaper correspondent. Correspondence, notebooks, transcriptions of interviews, speeches, research files, printed matter and other papers relating to Hensley's career as a reporter and chief diplomatic correspondent for the United Press Associations, later the United Press International.
Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
Architect, inventor, and superintendent of patents. Diaries, architectural drawings, and other papers pertaining to the development of the steamboat, African-American colonization and emigration, the revolt of Spanish colonies in South America, Greek independence, and Thornton's disputes with Benjamin Latrobe over designs for the United States Capitol
Ohio governor and legislator, military officer, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, land survey notes, plats, tax returns, and other documents on land holdings in and near the Scioto River Valley in Ohio; also account books, orderly book of the U.S. 19th Infantry Regiment during the War of 1812, and printed matter. With the correspondence are army returns, reports, and general orders for the years 1814-1815 ...
Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon's grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon's political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Lawyer. Chiefly correspondence to Wheeler H. Peckham from his father, Rufus W. Peckham, Sr., and brother, Rufus W. Peckham, Jr., relating to family, personal, and business matters, political affairs, and the travels of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr.
Contributor:Peckham, Wheeler H. (Wheeler Hazard) - Peckham, Wheeler H.
Author, lawyer, orator, United States representative from Nebraska, and secretary of state. Correspondence, military papers and other material relating mainly to the presidential campaign of 1896, the Spanish-American War, Bryan's efforts to preserve world peace during World War I, his career as a lecturer for the Chautauqua Institution and its affiliates, and his interest in prohibition, political and monetary reform, and religious issues.
Actor. Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, sketches, photographs, and other papers relating to Jaffe's career as an actor and his personal life including his experience as a blacklisted actor in the 1950s.
Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack's medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic "Darangen."
Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.
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.
Florence Parr-Gere, born in Canada and longtime resident of New York, was a pianist and composer. Her papers contain published music, photographs, clippings, correspondence, a scrapbook, publicity materials, posters and other materials related to her experiences at the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau and lifelong musical pursuits.
Actor, producer, and director Hume Cronyn and actress Jessica Tandy. Family papers, correspondence, annual file, productions and projects file, and scrapbooks documenting Cronyn and Tandy's stage, screen, and television performances and Cronyn's activities as a director, producer, and writer.
Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.
Contributor:Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
Sculptor and artist. Correspondence of French, his daughter, Margaret French Cresson, and other members of the French family relating primarily to French's career as a sculptor and artist and to the French family.
African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings's service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.
British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.
Contributor:Cockburn, George, Sir - Cockburn, George
Parsons family of Connecticut and Ohio. Correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, account book, printed matter, and other papers, chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), Continental Army officer; his son, Enoch Parsons (1769-1846), public official and banker of Middletown and Hartford, Connecticut; and Enoch's son, Samuel Holden Parsons (1800-1871), lawyer and banker of Middletown.
Women's service organization. Files of a research project by the organization concerning the history and state of the arts in various cities and towns of different sizes and geographical locations in the United States.
Contributor:American Association of University Women
National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to promote congressional passage of the federal woman suffrage amendment and the Equal ...
Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside's relationship with other generals.
Educator and author. Professional and personal correspondence, copies of Patri's syndicated column Our Children, radio scripts, and other writings and papers reflecting his role as an educator and popularizer of progressive educational principles.
Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.
United States president and army officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, reports, messages, manuscript of Grant's memoirs (1885), military records, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers relating to Grant's career in the military, politics, and government.
Contributor:Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) - Grant, Ulysses S.
Naval officer and explorer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to the American naval expedition to the Isthmus of Darien (Panama) headed by Selfridge. Includes other aspects of his naval career.
Contributor:Selfridge, T. O. (Thomas Oliver) - Selfridge, T. O.
Includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, music, programs, clippings, artwork, photographs, awards, and other materials. Biographical materials include a copy of autobiography of Leopold Damrosch and memoirs of Marie von Heimburg, the aunt of Clara, Frank, and Walter Damrosch. Both items also exist in Damrosch-Tee Van Collection and Damrosch-Blaine Collection. The correspondence consists of letters between members of the Mannes and Damrosch families and other ...
Abstracts, agreements, articles, maps, memoranda, notebooks, pamphlets, petitions, reports, and other typescript and mimeograph material, including documents from the study group, the Inquiry. Items deal with geographical, racial, religious, political, cultural, and legal aspects of countries and areas with which the commission was concerned.
Contributor:United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace
Artist. Correspondence; speeches, articles, and books; lectures; sketches; newspaper clippings; financial records; printed material; subject files; and other papers relating principally to the creation, production, and sale of sculpture and paintings by Zorach and his fellow artists.
Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...
United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.
Contributor:Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Towers, John H.
Nurse, agent for the United States Sanitary Commission, and pension attorney. Correspondence, lists, draft memoirs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Bickerdyke's family, her work as a Civil War nurse and agent for the United States Sanitary Commission, and her activities on behalf of Civil War veterans in the years following the war.
Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.
Dentist. Correspondence, chiefly between Wiksell and Horace Traubel, relating to personal matters and literary topics, especially Walt Whitman. Also includes writings and printed matter relating to Traubel.
Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly of Chester Alan Arthur II (1864-1937), sportsman and rancher, and Chester Alan ("Gavin") Arthur III (1901-1972), author and bohemian, son and grandson respectively of President Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886).
Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
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.
Architect and engineer. Correspondence, bills, receipts, plans, drawings, sketches, reports, notebooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Mills's designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as architect of the Capitol.
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.
President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.
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.
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 ...
World War II civilian relief organization directed by Harold Weston. Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, articles, minutes, news releases, reprints, clippings, cartoons, mailing lists, speeches, and other records of the organization, including the manuscript for "Battle of Bread" by Weston.
The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.
Contributor:Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia) - Poussaint, Renee
The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...
Contributor:Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures and writings, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, drawings, photographs, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.