• Dan S. Skinner VHP Collection

    Dan S. Skinner Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Skinner, Dan S.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2002-01-01
  • Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992

    Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan's career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan's niece and White House hostess.

    • Contributor: Buchanan, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    Economist and author. Correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of books and writings, notes, reports, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy, especially as as member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960

    Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes correspondence, diaries, articles, and speeches of these and other Blackwell family members.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Alexander Vassiliev papers, 1895-2011

    Journalist, author, espionage historian, and former KGB operative. Notebooks, file guide, concordance, legal documents, and notes compiled by Vassiliev from KGB files relating to KGB espionage activity in the United States during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Electronic files include material relating to VENONA, the code name for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service's project to analyze and decrypt Soviet communications primarily during ...

    • Contributor: Vassiliev, Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971).

    • Contributor: Black, Hugo Lafayette
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headquarters staff writings, 1775-1962

    Transcripts of letters collected and edited by Oldridge. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Oldridge concerning the location of papers and illustrations of Washington's headquarters staff and historical accounts from the original material.

    • Contributor: Oldridge, William A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Paul M. Robinett papers, 1915-1972

    Army officer. Personal and official correspondence, writings, military papers, and other material relating to Robinett's career as combat commander, commandant of the Armored Force School of Fort Knox, Ky., and chief, Special Studies Section, Office of the Chief of Military History.

    • Contributor: Robinett, Paul M. (Paul Mcdonald) - Robinett, Paul M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1880-1924

    Journalist and United States representative from New York. Correspondence, memoranda, writings by and about Pulitzer, critiques of editorials, biographical material, and miscellaneous personal papers.

    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, November 9, 1876

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1876-11-09

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  • Elliot Snow papers, 1790-1942

    Naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, speech, article, and book file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the history and restoration of the Constitution. Includes papers of Horatio D. Smith (1845-1918), officer in the Revenue-Cutter Service, and a small group of papers of Josiah Fox (1763-1847), naval constructor.

    • Contributor: Snow, Elliot
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green's political service and views on Southern culture.

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry Dumont and Nina Webster Dumont papers, 1905-1943

    Henry Dumont, poet, writer, and businessman, and Nina Webster Dumont, statistician. Articles, a biography, correspondence, novels, plays, and poems relating primarily to Henry Dumont's work as a poet and writer. Correspondence, instructions, manuals, reports, and studies relating primarily to Nina Webster Dumont's work as a statistician.

    • Contributor: Dumont, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John Tyler Morgan papers, 1840-1907

    United States senator from Alabama and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights.

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

    The gay rights movement. Mattachine Society of New York, Inc. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Filmed from originals held at the International Gay Information Center, New York Public Library. Accompanied by a printed reel guide compiled by John D. Stinson. MicRR guide no.: 746. DLC 24 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 printed guide (10 leaves ; 28 cm.)

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1951
  • Catalog Record

    Ward family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial papers, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward and members of his family. Includes material relating to the Civil War, particularly the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg campaigns; Reconstruction; and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md., and northern Virginia. Deposit and purchase, Evelyn D. Ward, 1936. Deposit converted to gift, ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Henry F. Paloncy VHP Collection

    Henry F. Paloncy Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Paloncy, Henry F.
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004
  • Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979

    Poet, critic, and friends and biographer of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, diaries, including Horace Traubel's diary published as With Walt Whitman in Camden, literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism, and other writings by the Traubels and other writers, including the collected files of the Conservator, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and printed matter. The collection reflects the Traubels' support of the literary and artistic community, ...

    • Contributor: Traubel, Horace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Catalog Record

    Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames. Relates chiefly to the Eames's designs for chairs and other furniture, exhibit designs, and production of films for the Eames's ...

    • Contributor: Eames, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • John McAuley Palmer papers, 1863-1977

    Army officer and author. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, drafts, biographical material, notes and research material, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to Palmer's career as a military officer.

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

    Thomas Jefferson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material