• 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
  • Catalog Record

    La Follette family papers (primary record), Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primary record for La Follette family papers. Continuation record mm2009085509 consists of the correspondents represented in the collection. Open to research. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal files, office files, campaign files, legislative files, subject files, financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers principally documenting the careers of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., governor of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Sol M. Linowitz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Classified, in part. Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material. Diaries, correspondence, speeches, writings, reports, notes, interviews, oral history transcripts, biographical material, legal files, organizational records, travel files, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney chiefly with Sutherland and Sutherland in Rochester, N.Y., and with Coudert Brothers international law firm in Washington, D.C, executive for ...

    • Contributor: Linowitz, Sol M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    A.E. Hotchner/Ernest Hemingway collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Papers resulting from the friendship of Ernest Hemingway and A.E. Hotchner, including letters from Hemingway to Hotchner, literary writings by Hemingway, a draft of Hotchner's memoir Papa Hemingway, and related material. The draft of Papa Hemingway contains material later deleted by Hotchner to satisfy a privacy lawsuit brought by Hemingway's wife, Mary; these passages have been marked by Hotchner. Legal papers ...

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

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

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civil rights in Mississippi, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Tracy Sugarman, speaker; Peter Bartis, introduction. Recorded in Mumford Room, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on May 5, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Tracy Sugarman in the Mumford Room, James Madison Building LM 649, Library of Congress, on May 5, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009
  • Ralph Henry Boelk VHP Collection

    Ralph Henry Boelk Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Boelk, Ralph Henry
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Catalog Record

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Classified, in part. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, testimony, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, songs, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires, surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter. Each of the nine ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. Correspondence, notes, clippings, memoranda, speeches, financial records, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Celler's service as representative in Congress from New York and as chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    • Contributor: Celler, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Association for Universal Military Training records, 1909-1933

    Correspondence and other organizational records of the National Association for Universal Military Training and its predecessor, the Association for National Service. Also includes personal papers of the founder of the organization, Henry Harrison Sheets.

    • Contributor: National Association for Universal Military Training
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to the Siftons's literary, labor, and governmental careers. Focuses on twentieth-century American social theater, the emergence of labor organizations as a political force, and legislative lobbying for farmers, labor, civil rights, full employment, and other social causes. Documents Paul Sifton's work with the U.S. Department of the ...

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • E.A. Goldenweiser papers, 1911-1952

    Economist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, writings, speeches, and other papers relating chiefly to Goldenweiser's service as director of the Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

    • Contributor: Goldenweiser, E. A. (Emanuel Alexandrovich) - Goldenweiser, E. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957

    Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. Correspondence, manuscripts of articles and early pieces of fiction, subject file, radio scripts, biographical material, lectures and speeches, and photographs relating to Davis's career.

    • Contributor: Davis, Elmer Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material