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  • July 28, 1943, telegram from Willis Laurence James to B.A. Botkin

    • Contributor: Botkin, Benjamin Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1943-07-28

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  • February 7, 1941, letter from H.M. Bond to Alan Lomax

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Bond, Horace Mann
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-07

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  • Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1848
  • February 4, 1941, letter from Alan Lomax to H.M. Bond

    • Contributor: Bond, Horace Mann - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-04

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    Robert H. Terrell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade, of which he was a member. Correspondents include Charles Anderson, Roscoe Conkling Bruce, James Sullivan Clarkson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Roger Lynch, William McKinley, Robert Mattingly, ...

    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
  • 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September ...

    • Contributor: McLaughlin, David - Crowe, Josh - Cachao - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1994
  • February 27, 1942, draft of memo by Alan Lomax suggesting recording the Fort Valley Festival

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-02-27

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  • Louis Martin papers, 1931-1998

    Civil rights activist, political adviser, newspaper columnist, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches, and writings relating to Martin's civil rights activities, his journalism career, and his role as an adviser to presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter.

    • Contributor: Martin, Louis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • 1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Jabbour, Alan - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1990
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence of Horsford and Tryon family members primarily in central New York. Correspondence of Jerediah Horsford and his wife, Maria Charity Norton Horsford, relating to his service as U.S. representative from New York, the Whig party, Free Soil Party, the death of Henry Clay, antislavery politics, and social and political life in Washington, D.C. Subjects also include boardinghouse life, slavery in Washington, D.C., ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, unpublished memoir and other writings, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author; authority on Asian, especially Chinese art; literary critic; linguist; and social activist as well as to her personal and family life. Early papers trace Meyer's family history and background; studies at the Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Paris, France; and travels ...

    • Contributor: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • [John C. Elder]

    • Contributor: Burks, Albert - Elder, John C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-01-03

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  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1656
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    Working in Paterson Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, artifacts, publications, and ephemera from an ethnographic field project conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, which documented occupational culture in Paterson, New Jersey in 1994. Subjects include the textile industry, industrial architecture, machine shops, labor unions, family owned businesses, dressmaking, and ethnic restaurants. A single manufacturing firm, Watson Machine International, was the focus ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1993
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    Thaddeus Stevens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; speeches; legal, business, and financial records; biographical material; clippings; printed matter; and other papers relating chiefly to Stevens's service in the U.S. Congress and to family and business affairs. Documents his involvement in Pennsylvania state politics and national politics; the anti-Masonic movement; the Whig Party; Winfield Scott's nomination as Whig presidential candidate in 1852; and the Republican Party. Subjects include Abraham Lincoln; slavery; ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Black history collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, family papers, birth records, inventories, wills, military records, financial records, ship's papers, and marriage certificates pertaining to African Americans from the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Topics include the slave trade, abolition, manumission, emancipation, medical care of slaves, civil rights, slaves, fugitive slaves, freedmen, free blacks, medical care of slaves, and African Americans ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

    • Contributor: Holmes, John Haynes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
  • National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    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
    • Date: 1997
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    Robert L. Carter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, notes, hearing transcripts, legal case files, subject files, research material, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Carter's career after 1968. Documents Carter's work as general counsel of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; member of the New York (State) Special Commission on Attica investigating riots at Attica Correctional Facility, ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • [John W. Marshall]

    • Contributor: Burks, Albert - Marshall, John W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-05

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    Stanley Edgar Hyman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journal, manuscripts of articles, book reviews, and books, research materials, notes, reports, minutes of meetings, financial papers, printed materials, photographs, 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, Vt. Of special interest are files pertaining to his book review column (May 1961-June ...

    • Contributor: Hyman, Stanley Edgar
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • [Charles Gant]

    • Contributor: Burks, Albert - Gant, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-30

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    Charity Adams Earley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, notes, military records, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley's experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and to her community activities later in life. Includes drafts of Earley's memoir One Woman's Army : a Black Officer Remembers the WAC, in which she recounts her experiences as a woman and ...

    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection