• Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908

    Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.

    • Contributor: Alex. Brown & Sons
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harold Gardiner Bowen papers, 1907-1977

    Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, military orders, news clippings, writings, and other papers relating to Bowen's activities with the Newcomen Society and the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and his various business interests. Some material pertains to his duties as chief of the United States Navy Bureau of Engineering and as director of the Naval Research Laboratory during World War II.

    • Contributor: Bowen, Harold Gardiner
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harriet Hoctor collection, 1917-1972

    Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) was a dancer in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains materials that document her professional life in all of these venues. It also contains items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and the founding of the Harriet Hoctor Ballet School ...

    • Contributor: Hoctor, Harriet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Page 5 of No Title

    5 This forty acres had been cleared off and stumped out once ... and had an old rotten house that looked like a seed wart on a chorus girls hand. Or like some sort of a breakin out. It just didn't quite look natural to me. I never had thought of Oklahoma as a state of deserted farms and shell shocked houses, and limber ...

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • David Warren Steel: Makers of the Sacred Harp

    David Warren Steel discusses his new book, "The Makers of the Sacred Harp," newly published by the University of Illinois Press.

    • Contributor: Steel, David Warren
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-10-21
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger and Ella Oblinger, November 3-5, 1872

    • Contributor: Roesch, Ella (Ella Ermina Oblinger) - Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Paul Richard Page VHP Collection

    Paul Richard Page Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Page, Paul Richard
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006-01-01
  • Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dean T. Van Hise VHP Collection

    Dean T. Van Hise Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Van Hise, Dean T. - Hise, Dean T. Van
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-01-01
  • Job Pierson family papers, 1755-1908

    Chiefly letters (1831-1835) written by Job Pierson (1791-1860) to his wife, Clarissa Bulkeley Pierson, while serving in Congress describing life in Washington, D.C., during the administration of Andrew Jackson; journal and typewritten transcripts of diary entries of Job Pierson (1824-1896) relating to his studies at Williams College, his religious conversion, family life, and his career as a Presbyterian clergyman in New York and Michigan.

    • Contributor: Pierson, Job
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936

    Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons' family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston's military service during World War I.

    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 1991 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1991

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Peking Opera, Swiss folk music, Bluegrass music, Bulgarian folk music, Javanese gamelan music and dance, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Supartha, I Gst. Agung Ngurah - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983

    Author, journalist, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notebooks, interviews, research materials, legal records, newspaper columns, news scripts, subject files, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and other papers chiefly concerning Graham's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Graham, Fred P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • G.W. Barber papers, 1926-1948

    Entomologist. Correspondence, notes, reports, and other writings concerning Barber's study of the European corn borer and the corn earworm.

    • Contributor: Barber, G. W. (George W.) - Barber, G. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ninian Pinkney papers, 1822-1913

    Naval surgeon. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and notes relating mainly to Pinkney's surgical cases in Peru, his observations on the Mexican War and Civil War, his plan to reorganize the Army Medical Corps, and his interest in politics.

    • Contributor: Pinkney, Ninian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852

    Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.

    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • National Society of Arts and Letters records, 1944-1987

    Nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the support of young artists in the performing, literary, and visual arts. Correspondence; minutes of meetings; copies of the society's publications, The Record of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Year Book and Roster; programs; clippings; printed matter; scrapbooks; photographs; and other records relating primarily to the society's program of awards and scholarships promoting careers in ...

    • Contributor: National Society of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983

    Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ronald L. Ziegler papers, 1956-1999

    White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and trade association administrator. Correspondence, memoranda, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, briefing material, photographs, family papers, biographical material, calendars and schedules, speeches, writings, telephone logs, printed material, clippings, and other papers documenting chiefly Ziegler's activities in the administration of President Richard M. Nixon.

    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis) - Ziegler, Ronald L.
    • 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
  • George Henry Dern papers, 1933-1936

    Cabinet officer and governor of Utah. Correspondence, speeches, radio addresses, statements, memoranda, photographs, and other material dealing chiefly with Dern's daily activities as secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Dern, George Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-1959

    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
  • George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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