• Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995

    Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American ...

    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2002

    National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2002

    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
    • 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
  • T. S. Palmer papers, 1877-1954

    T. S. Palmer papers, 1877-1954

    Naturalist, author and ornithologist. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of speeches, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorandum books, and photographs. Much of the correspondence relates to the American Ornithologists' Union, of which Palmer was secretary, 1917-1937.

    • Contributor: Palmer, T. S. (Theodore Sherman) - Palmer, T. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Janus Press archive

    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
  • James Brown papers, 1765-1867

    James Brown papers, 1765-1867

    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.

    • Contributor: Brown, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    Charles P. Taft papers, 1816-1983

    Lawyer, Protestant lay leader, and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. Son of President William H. Taft. Family and general correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, subject files, drafts of speeches and writings, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Taft's role in Cincinnati politics, municipal reform, law practice, and business interests, church activities, and state and national Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps) - Taft, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    Henry Croskey Mustin papers, 1886-1924

    Naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, journals, lectures, articles, and other papers relating to Mustin's inventions, especially his work in sighting equipment for naval ordnance and his interest in aviation.

    • Contributor: Mustin, Henry Croskey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876

    James H. Sherman correspondence, 1873-1876

    Whaler. Letters written by Sherman to his wife, Phebe A. G. Sherman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, while he served as first mate aboard the New Bedford whaleship Milton on a voyage to the Pacific Ocean from October 1873 to October 1876.

    • Contributor: Sherman, James H. (James Henry) - Sherman, James H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961

    Fred Kenelm Nielsen papers, 1881-1961

    Diplomat, soldier, lawyer, and educator. General and official correspondence, memoranda, interdepartmental letters, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to American relations with England, Egypt, Mexico, and Turkey, claims arbitration, the Monetary and Economic Conference of 1933, and Nielsen's service as solicitor for the State Department.

    • Contributor: Nielsen, Fred Kenelm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976

    Richard Sharpe Patterson papers, 1776-1976

    Historian and author. Correspondence, writings, notes, research material, printed matter, photographs, wax impressions of seals, and other papers relating primarily to Patterson's research and writing on the Great Seal of the United States. Also contains material concerning treaties of the United States, buildings of the State Department, and portraits of secretaries of state.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Richard Sharpe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897

    Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.

    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990

    Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-c...

    The archives consist primarily of music (both manuscript and printed), correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, books, newspaper clippings, printed programs, drawings, and engravings. They span years from the Middle Ages to the present, and include documents of composers, musicians, and literary figures, among others. The music in the collection includes holograph scores or sketches, both published and unpublished, as well as a number of copyists' ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans - Weger, August - Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Notated Music
  • 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
  • Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...

    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William F. Fullam papers, 1873-1942

    William F. Fullam papers, 1873-1942

    Naval officer and journalist. Correspondence, bulletins, biographical data, naval news sheets, radio dispatches, reports, orders, commissions, transcripts of congressional testimony, writings, photographs, clippings, and other records relating to Fullam's naval career.

    • Contributor: Fullam, William F. (William Freeland) - Fullam, William F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Brodsky correspondence, 1965-1972

    Joseph Brodsky correspondence, 1965-1972

    Poet. Letters from Brodsky to Kira Fedorovna Samosiuk including Brodsky's poetry and drawings.

    • Contributor: Brodsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919

    Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.

    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Goodell papers, 1818-1917

    William Goodell papers, 1818-1917

    Clergyman and missionary to Armenians in the Turkish empire. Correspondence, journals, religious and other writings, Goodell's translation of the New Testament from Greek into Armeno-Turkish, and other items primarily related to Goodell's missionary work in the Turkish empire under the sponsorship of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Also includes letters of Goodell's daughter and granddaughter describing conditions at Harput, Turkey, during ...

    • Contributor: Goodell, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen) - Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953

    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953

    Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.

    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965

    Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929

    Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929

    Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.

    • Contributor: Storey, Moorfield
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979

    1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979

    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of country, Irish, Cajun, gospel, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation.

    • Contributor: Peabody, George Foster
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gatewood W. Dunston collection relating to William S. Hart, 1914-1955

    Gatewood W. Dunston collection relating to William S. Hart, 1...

    Correspondence, synopses of stories and movie scripts, publicity material, notes, and clippings relating chiefly to William Surrey Hart's career as a star of silent western films, Hart's lawsuit against United Artists, and the efforts of Hart's son to contest his father's will.

    • Contributor: Dunston, Gatewood W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons records, 1610-1691

    Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons records, 1610-1691

    Unofficial journals of proceedings kept by or for Viscount John Lowther Lonsdale; a volume relating to the Court of Commons; and a volume relating to the House of Commons commissioners.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and Eastern European relief work.

    • Contributor: Kingsbury, John Adams
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992

    Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Opinion files and related administrative records documenting cases heard during White's tenure on the Supreme Court, including material on cases involving the "Miranda law", abortion, child pornography, freedom of speech, homosexuality, racial bias, and liability of news organizations.

    • Contributor: White, Byron R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Floyd-McAdoo families papers, 1806-1894

    Floyd-McAdoo families papers, 1806-1894

    Diaries, letterbooks, and other papers of John Floyd (1769-1839), Charles Rinaldo Floyd (1797-1845), Mary Faith Floyd McAdoo, and W. G. McAdoo (1820-1894).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rudolph Forster papers, 1898-1943

    Rudolph Forster papers, 1898-1943

    Secretary to United States presidents William McKinley through Franklin D. Roosevelt (1897-1943). Correspondence, memoranda, invitations, clippings, telegrams, notes, and other papers predominantly from the Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations. Includes handwritten notes and memoranda from most of the presidents, a few drafts and signed copies of public proclamations, and social notes.

    • Contributor: Forster, Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • MacKinlay Kantor papers, 1885-1977

    MacKinlay Kantor papers, 1885-1977

    Novelist and author. Correspondence, diaries, drafts and galleys of playscripts, poems, songs, and fiction and nonfiction books, tearsheets, dictation and interview transcripts, notes, research materials, descriptive inventories of personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, publicity and promotional records, maps, book illustrations, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Kantor's literary career.

    • Contributor: Kantor, Mackinlay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon's career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

    • Contributor: Vachon, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Julius A. Krug papers, 1936-1950

    Julius A. Krug papers, 1936-1950

    United States secretary of the interior and business executive. Chiefly subject files documenting Krug's service on the United States War Production Board and as United States secretary of the interior consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, articles, statements, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter.

    • Contributor: Krug, Julius A. (Julius Albert) - Krug, Julius A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edoardo Weiss papers, 1919-1970

    Edoardo Weiss papers, 1919-1970

    Psychoanalyst and author. Correspondence, writings, and speeches relating chiefly to Weiss's role in the development of psychoanalytic theory and to his association with Sigmund Freud and Paul Federn.

    • Contributor: Weiss, Edoardo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    John Archer Lejeune papers, 1815-1950

    Marine corps officer and educator. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, notes, military papers, and printed materials relating to Lejeune's education and his military career.

    • Contributor: Lejeune, John Archer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-1980

    Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-1980

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

    • Contributor: Wilkins, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988

    Henryk Szeryng collection, 1933-1988

    The collection documents the life and career of violinist Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) who was also known as a teacher, patron of the arts and cultural ambassador. The collection contains printed and holograph manuscript scores, writings, teaching materials, correspondence, personal and business papers, performance files and programs, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, publicity material, awards, and books.

    • Contributor: Szeryng, Henryk
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

    • Contributor: Bonsal, Philip W. (Philip Wilson) - Bonsal, Philip W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.

    • Contributor: Goddard, George W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hiram Collins Haydn papers, 1874-1978

    Hiram Collins Haydn papers, 1874-1978

    Author, editor, publisher, and educator. Correspondence, drafts and galley proofs of writings, scripts, book reviews, speeches, financial and legal records, and other material relating mainly to Haydn's books and writings. The papers also include material related to his work as an editor with Bobbs-Merrill Co., Crown Publishers, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Random House, and Atheneum.

    • Contributor: Haydn, Hiram Collins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905

    George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905

    Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. Correspondence, legal papers, commissions, biographical sketches, essays, speeches, and other material relating to Fisher's legal career and other topics.

    • Contributor: Fisher, George P. (George Purnell) - Fisher, George P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ayn Rand papers, 1933-1976

    Ayn Rand papers, 1933-1976

    Author and philosopher. Drafts, galleys, and proofs of her four novels; handwritten essays; and miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Rand, Ayn
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964

    Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.

    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Evelyn Briggs Baldwin papers, 1649-1933

    Evelyn Briggs Baldwin papers, 1649-1933

    Meteorologist and explorer. Correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, financial records, printed material, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating primarily to Baldwin's polar explorations, especially the Wellman Polar Expedition (1898-1899) and the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition (1901-1902).

    • Contributor: Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs
    • 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
  • William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916

    William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916

    U.S. Supreme Court justice, attorney general, secretary of the navy, and representative from Massachusetts. Correspondence and related material mainly from Moody's service as secretary of the navy and attorney general in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt.

    • Contributor: Moody, William H. (William Henry) - Moody, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • 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
  • Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960

    Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960

    Ferde Grofé was an American composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. The collection primarily consists of music manuscript compositions and arrangements, including holograph and copyist scores and parts of Grofé's original compositions, holograph scores and parts for arrangements by Grofé and others that were performed by Grofé's band, and works for symphonic orchestra. In addition, the collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, scrapbooks and scripts.

    • Contributor: Grofé, Ferde - Whiteman, Paul - Grofé, Ferde
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
    • 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
  • Charles N. Elliot collection, 1873-1951

    Charles N. Elliot collection, 1873-1951

    Collector and researcher of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, drafts, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Whitman material and scholarship. Includes a small collection of Whitman manuscripts.

    • Contributor: Elliot, Charles N. (Charles Nathan) - Elliot, Charles N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) - Kaufman, George S.
    • 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
  • Thomas Mann papers, 1909-1947

    Thomas Mann papers, 1909-1947

    Novelist and essayist. Letters, speeches, and writings.

    • Contributor: Mann, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Lansing Callan papers, 1907-1956

    John Lansing Callan papers, 1907-1956

    Naval officer, aviator, and aviation executive. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, orders to duty, subject files, awards, biographical file, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Callan's personal and business interests in aviation, service in World War I and World War II, and other public service activities.

    • Contributor: Callan, John Lansing
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States senator. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, reports, photographs, maps, printed matter, and newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to Burton's activities as an associate justice of the Supreme Court and Senator.

    • Contributor: Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz) - Burton, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leon F. Barnard papers, 1901-circa 1993

    Leon F. Barnard papers, 1901-circa 1993

    Explorer. Diary, memoranda, statements, reports, and miscellaneous items concerning the Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition (1901-1902).

    • Contributor: Barnard, Leon F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George Washington papers, 1592-1943

    George Washington papers, 1592-1943

    United States president, United States Army officer, and patriot. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, accounts, military papers, and other papers documenting Washington's relations with the Continental Congress, his command of the Continental Army, his presidency, and other aspects of his career.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • 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
  • Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the Iroquois; and various commissions, land grants, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916

    Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916

    Editor and publisher. Correspondence, drafts of articles and letters, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material relating to Marble's career as editor and owner of the New York World, and as a senior member of the national Democratic Party.

    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert E. Sherwood play scripts, 1921-1962

    Robert E. Sherwood play scripts, 1921-1962

    Dramatist. Typescripts of plays by Sherwood submitted for copyright to the Library of Congress Copyright Office.

    • Contributor: Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet) - Sherwood, Robert E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case, circa 1921-1999

    Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case...

    Friend and supporter of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, immigrant Italian anarchists tried and executed for murder. Correspondence from Vanzetti, Sacco, and Sacco's wife, Rose Sacco, during the time of Sacco and Vanzetti's incarceration. Also includes related correspondence, newletters, pamphlets, and bulletins chiefly of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee and the Sacco-Vanzetti National League.

    • Contributor: Jack, Cerise C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army, the career of Mississippi politician ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander) - Collins, Ross A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray Mckinley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    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.

    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • George C. Dyer papers, 1898-1988

    George C. Dyer papers, 1898-1988

    United States Navy officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, speeches and lectures, research files, reports, biographical material, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dyer's naval career and to his publications, primarily his biographies of navy admirals during the World War II era.

    • Contributor: Dyer, George C. (George Carroll) - Dyer, George C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    Naval officer and explorer. Official and family correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial papers, autobiography and other writings, and scientific notebooks relating to Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, Hawaii and various other Pacific islands, and the northwest coast of the United States; his capture of J. M. Mason and John Slidell in the Trent affair (1861); and his command ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995

    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1...

    Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

    • Contributor: National Consumers' League
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Updike papers, 1962-1969

    John Updike papers, 1962-1969

    Novelist, short story writer, and poet. Correspondence, galley proofs, plate proof, photographs, typescripts, notes, book covers, and poems. Included are drafts and other material for his novels The Centaur, Of the Farm, and The Poorhouse Fair, as well as poems, many of which were published in the New Yorker.

    • Contributor: Updike, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Former Members of Congress, Inc., oral history interviews, 1962-1985

    Former Members of Congress, Inc., oral history interviews, 19...

    Association of former members of Congress. Transcripts of interviews with former members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate and an administrative file relating to the oral history project, The Modern Congress in American History.

    • Contributor: Former Members of Congress, Inc. (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989

    Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989

    Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hildegard Thompson papers, 1951-1974

    Hildegard Thompson papers, 1951-1974

    Author, educator, author, and government official. Correspondence, writings, articles, biographical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Thompson's career in American Indian education including her service as chief of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Branch of Education.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Hildegard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940

    New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin B.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882

    John H. Wheeler papers, 1825-1882

    Historian, diplomat, and public official. Diaries, correspondence, writings, and scrapbooks relating to Wheeler's career and social activities.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, John H. (John Hill) - Wheeler, John H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Clara Barrus and John Burroughs papers, 1877-1981

    Clara Barrus and John Burroughs papers, 1877-1981

    Physician, author, and editor (Clara Barrus). Naturalist and author (John Burroughs). Correspondence, estate papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and writings pertaining to the works and travels of Clara Barrus and John Burroughs and the administration of their estates.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard's inventions.

    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011

    Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011

    Fifty-six filmed oral history interviews with various participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2011. Six interviews were conducted by Patricia Sullivan, Julian Bond, Dwandalyn Reece, Taylor Branch, and LaFleur Paysour in 2010. Forty-nine interviews were conducted by Joseph Mosnier of ...

    • Contributor: Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, William G. - Avery, Anne Pearl - Bassett, Emmett W. - Bassett, Priscilla - Bennett, Geraldine Crawford - Bond, Julian - Booker, Simeon - Branch, Taylor - Breaux, Toni - Burras, Carol Cummings - Carawan, Candie - Carawan, Guy - Carter, Robert L. - Churchville, John Elliott - Cleaver, Kathleen - Collins, Barbara Maria - Conway, Purcell Maurice - Cotton, Dorothy F. - Cox, Courtland - Derby, Doris Adelaide - Duncan, Gwendolyn Annette - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus) - Gaither, Thomas Walter - Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza - Greenberg, Jack - Guyot, Lawrence - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Hayling, Robert Bagner - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper - Hopkins, Evans D. - Hrabowski, Freeman A. - Hutchings, Phil - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Jenkins, Willie Elliot - Jones, James Oscar - Jones, Jamila - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A. - Lowery, Joseph E. - Luper, Calvin - McDew, Charles - Moldovan, Alfred - Newson, Moses J. - Parker, Wheeler - Patton, Gwendolyn M. - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James) - Richardson, Gloria - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Sales, Ruby - Saunders, William - Seeger, Pete - Sherrod, Charles - Sherrod, Shirley - Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard B. - Strickland, William - Terry, Esther M. A. - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson - Vickers, Barbara Edna - Vivian, C. T. - Williams, Cecil J. - Williams, Junius W. - Wright, Simeon - Young, Carrie Lamar - Bishop, John Melville - Mosnier, Joseph - Paysour, Lafleur - Reece, Dwandalyn R. - Sullivan, Patricia - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998

    Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond ...

    • Contributor: Zhirkevich, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, 1977-1991

    Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, 1977-1991

    An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur Stanley Riggs papers, 1929-1952

    Arthur Stanley Riggs papers, 1929-1952

    Naval reserve officer. Correspondence, notes, writings, newspaper clippings, receipts, printed material, maps, and photographs pertaining primarily to Riggs's unpublished book, "Drake of the Seven Seas."

    • Contributor: Riggs, Arthur Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emilia Mayer-Gallin papers, 1926-1959

    Emilia Mayer-Gallin papers, 1926-1959

    Author. Correspondence, writings, diagrams, and notes primarily concerning Mayer-Gallin's writings on psychoanalytic topics. Also includes drafts of her autobiographical writings.

    • Contributor: Mayer Gallin, Emilia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thelma J. Grammer papers, 1926-1943

    Thelma J. Grammer papers, 1926-1943

    Temporary resident in the Soviet Union. Correspondence, diary, scrapbook of photographs and postcards, passport and government document, newspaper clippings, and printed matter documenting Grammer's experiences, 1930-1931, in the Soviert Union.

    • Contributor: Grammer, Thelma J. (Thelma Juanita) - Grammer, Thelma J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history interviews, 1976-2003

    U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history intervi...

    Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Senate Historical Office with members and employees of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fyke Farmer papers, 1875-1997

    Fyke Farmer papers, 1875-1997

    Lawyer and activist. Correspondence, court documents and legal papers, speech material, writings, notes, press clippings, journal articles, and other material concerning mainly Farmer's legal work and interest in the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

    • Contributor: Farmer, Fyke
    • 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
  • John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

    • Contributor: Fairfield, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material