• Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999

    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.

    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-1959

    Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-...

    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.

    • Contributor: Hamilton, Florence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944

    Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    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.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fletcher Collins Jr. collection, 1935-1944

    Fletcher Collins Jr. collection, 1935-1944

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939

    Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939

    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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ruth Hetzel Harshaw papers, 1947-1967

    Ruth Hetzel Harshaw papers, 1947-1967

    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.

    • Contributor: Harshaw, Ruth Hetzel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957

    Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957

    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.

    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Josephus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931

    Henry Barrett Learned papers, 1907-1931

    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.

    • Contributor: Learned, Henry Barrett
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984

    Wiley Rutledge papers, 1912-1984

    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).

    • Contributor: Rutledge, Wiley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Karl Abraham papers, 1908-1925

    Karl Abraham papers, 1908-1925

    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.

    • Contributor: Abraham, Karl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    Nicholas Philip Trist papers, 1795-1873

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    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.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    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.

    • Contributor: Draper, John William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alfred Rodman Hussey papers, 1944-1964

    Alfred Rodman Hussey papers, 1944-1964

    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.

    • Contributor: Hussey, Alfred Rodman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    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.

    • Contributor: O'Laughlin, John Callan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Fisher papers, 1777-1802

    John Fisher papers, 1777-1802

    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.

    • Contributor: Fisher, John, Active - Fisher, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1873-1901

    Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1873-1901

    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."

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jack Kapp collection, circa 1900-1949

    Jack Kapp collection, circa 1900-1949

    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.

    • Contributor: Kapp, Jack
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Logan Pearsall Smith papers, 1760-1946

    Logan Pearsall Smith papers, 1760-1946

    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.

    • Contributor: Smith, Logan Pearsall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Watterson papers, 1863-1920

    Henry Watterson papers, 1863-1920

    Journalist, author, and orator. Correspondence and other papers relating to Watterson's career as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal.

    • Contributor: Watterson, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1983

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wilbur Underwood papers, 1895-1969

    Wilbur Underwood papers, 1895-1969

    Poet. Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings and poems by Underwood, notebook, journal, and miscellaneous printed and illustrative matter.

    • Contributor: Underwood, Wilbur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    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).

    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harman Blennerhassett papers, 1755-1866

    Harman Blennerhassett papers, 1755-1866

    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).

    • Contributor: Blennerhassett, Harman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry William Ellsworth papers, 1796-1886

    Henry William Ellsworth papers, 1796-1886

    Diplomat. Primarily correspondence and duplicates of diplomatic dispatches received and sent while Ellsworth was chargé d'affaires for the United States in Stockhom, Sweden, and Norway, 1845-1849.

    • Contributor: Ellsworth, Henry William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stanley Edgar Hyman papers, 1932-1978

    Stanley Edgar Hyman papers, 1932-1978

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Hyman, Stanley Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    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.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    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.

    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Asaph Hall papers, 1837-1983

    Asaph Hall papers, 1837-1983

    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.

    • Contributor: Hall, Asaph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Goodman Ace papers, 1931-1972

    Goodman Ace papers, 1931-1972

    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.

    • Contributor: Ace, Goodman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hilary Pollard Jones papers, 1889-1937

    Hilary Pollard Jones papers, 1889-1937

    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.

    • Contributor: Jones, Hilary Pollard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    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.

    • Contributor: Canal Zone Library Museum
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    James William Denver papers, 1868-1884

    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.

    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    United States. Continental Navy records, 1775-1776

    Receipts, appraisals, and other records relating to the procuring of ships for service during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: United States. Continental Navy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    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.

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Bernt Balchen papers, 1917-1998

    Bernt Balchen papers, 1917-1998

    Aviator, explorer, and air force officer. Diaries, logbooks, correspondence, research files, and scrapbooks documenting Balchen's aviation career.

    • Contributor: Balchen, Bernt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Martin Agronsky papers, 1907-1999

    Martin Agronsky papers, 1907-1999

    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.

    • Contributor: Agronsky, Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959

    William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959

    Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.

    • Contributor: Leahy, William D.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895

    Abolitionist and editor. Correspondence, diaries, a notebook, and newspaper clippings primarily concerning Birney's participation in the antislavery movement.

    • Contributor: Birney, James Gillespie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stewart Hensley papers, 1936-1975

    Stewart Hensley papers, 1936-1975

    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.

    • Contributor: Hensley, Stewart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, ...

    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.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    William Thornton papers, 1741-1865

    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

    • Contributor: Thornton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848

    Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848

    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 ...

    • Contributor: McArthur, Duncan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    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.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wheeler H. Peckham family papers, 1838-1894

    Wheeler H. Peckham family papers, 1838-1894

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940

    William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940

    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.

    • Contributor: Bryan, William Jennings
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sam Jaffe papers, 1915-1991

    Sam Jaffe papers, 1915-1991

    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.

    • Contributor: Jaffe, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    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."

    • Contributor: Hack, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006

    Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999

    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.

    • Contributor: House Democratic Caucus (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

    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.

    • Contributor: Bates, David Homer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

    Florence Parr-Gere papers, 1856-1964

    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.

    • Contributor: Parr Gere, Florence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • May Craig papers, 1929-1975

    May Craig papers, 1929-1975

    Journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to her career as a the Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine.

    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007

    Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy papers, 1885-2007

    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.

    • Contributor: Cronyn, Hume
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968

    Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968

    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.

    • Contributor: French, Daniel Chester
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912

    Roswell Randall Hoes papers, 1799-1912

    Naval officer and chaplain. Correspondence, notebooks, ship records, clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Spanish-American War and its aftermath.

    • Contributor: Hoes, Roswell Randall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    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.

    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Parsons family papers, 1769-1878

    Parsons family papers, 1769-1878

    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.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • American Association of University Women records, 1937-1946

    American Association of University Women records, 1937-1946

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    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 ...

    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969

    Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969

    Actress and playwright. General correspondence, production material, business records, and other papers concerning Gordon's career in movies and the theater.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Ruth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    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.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arno A. Penzias papers, 1931-2006

    Arno A. Penzias papers, 1931-2006

    Scientist, corporate executive, and author. Correspondence, drafts of books, articles, and speeches, interviews, scientific articles, photographs, topical files, printed matter, electronic files, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Penzias, Arno A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Angelo Patri papers, 1904-1962

    Angelo Patri papers, 1904-1962

    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.

    • Contributor: Patri, Angelo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    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.

    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • T.O. Selfridge papers, 1852-1926

    T.O. Selfridge papers, 1852-1926

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mannes - Damrosch collection, 1848-1986

    Mannes - Damrosch collection, 1848-1986

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Mannes, David - Mannes, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace records, 1898-1919

    U.S. American Commission to Negotiate Peace records, 1898-1919

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William Zorach papers, 1822-1974

    William Zorach papers, 1822-1974

    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.

    • Contributor: Zorach, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mary Ann Bickerdyke papers, 1847-1905

    Mary Ann Bickerdyke papers, 1847-1905

    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.

    • Contributor: Bickerdyke, Mary Ann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    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.

    • Contributor: Brasol, Boris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gustave Percival Wiksell papers, 1855-1939

    Gustave Percival Wiksell papers, 1855-1939

    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.

    • Contributor: Wiksell, Gustave Percival
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Arthur family papers, 1817-1972

    Arthur family papers, 1817-1972

    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).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    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.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Augustus S. Nicholson papers, 1861-1934

    Augustus S. Nicholson papers, 1861-1934

    Marine officer. Correspondence, financial and legal records of the Nicholson family, and biographical material pertaining chiefly to Nicholson's career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, Augustus S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981

    Morton L. Deyo papers, 1911-1981

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    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.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993

    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.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the Unit...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Food for Freedom, Inc., records, 1942-1948

    Food for Freedom, Inc., records, 1942-1948

    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.

    • Contributor: Food for Freedom, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conferen...

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John W. Backus papers, 1951-2001

    John W. Backus papers, 1951-2001

    Computer scientist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, writings, speeches, notes, slides, photographs, and other papers relating to his work on programming languages, particularly FORTRAN.

    • Contributor: Backus, John W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Samuel Hay Kauffmann papers, 1871-1896

    Samuel Hay Kauffmann papers, 1871-1896

    Newspaperman, art historian, and author. Correspondence research notes, clippings, reports, and drafts of writings chiefly relating to Kauffmann's research on equestrian statues.

    • Contributor: Kauffmann, Samuel Hay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Rhoda Bubendey Métraux papers, 1905-1980

    Rhoda Bubendey Métraux papers, 1905-1980

    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.

    • Contributor: Métraux, Rhoda Bubendey - Métraux, Rhoda Bubendey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material