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  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1908
  • Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004

    Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin's life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings, realia, and other materials related to his career.

    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther - Fleagle, Brick - Ellington, Duke - Burr, Charles - Citron, Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
  • Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, March 9, 1942

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-03-09
  • Robert Whitehead papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers contain materials related to Robert Whitehead's life and career. The Production Files series chiefly consists of scripts and business papers related to plays Whitehead produced and directed. It also includes programs, photographs, costume and set renderings, correspondence with playwrights, actors, and investors, limited partnership agreements, and actor and production contracts. Correspondence in the collection includes business and personal letters sent and received ...

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • Merle Montgomery papers, circa 1904-1983

    Merle Montgomery was a music educator, composer, author, editor, administrator, translator, lecturer, and concert pianist. The collection primarily contains business papers and materials related to Montgomery's career and her leadership roles in various music, educational, and arts organizations, including Carl Fischer Inc., Mu Phi Epsilon, National Federation of Music Clubs, and the National Music Council. In addition, the collection includes personal and professional correspondence, ...

    • Contributor: Montgomery, Merle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1904
  • Warren G. Harding-Carrie Fulton Phillips Correspondence: Correspondence and drafts of correspondence; 1916; circa Sept.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Phillips, Carrie Fulton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1916

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  • George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection contains letters, postcards, and telegrams from Antheil to Hart, in addition to several letters to Antheil from Mary Hollister, Ethel Leginska, and Annette Williams, and three letters from unidentified authors to Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his European tour, which began in 1922. In addition to commentary on cities he visited, concerts he performed, and musical pieces ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003

    Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.

    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1929
  • Letter from Woody Guthrie to Victor, ca. June 17, 1942

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Rca Victor Company, Inc
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-06-17
  • Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The photographs and accompanying paper documents form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1935-1950, in the Recorded Sound Section of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress. Representing McBride's long and influential career as a pioneering woman radio journalist, the McBride collection includes over twelve hundred hours of interview programs and other radio broadcasts. The photographs include ...

    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1934
  • Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the ...

    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, René - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1922
  • Pola Nirenska collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, biographical materials including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, photographic material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes include those for The Four Horsemen ...

    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Franziska Boas collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas.

    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000

    Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the ...

    • Contributor: Frank, John P. (John Paul) - Frank, John P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1936
  • Carmen McRae collection of musical arrangements and other materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chielfy consists of manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, and annotated sheet music for approximately 800 songs. Notable arrangers whose works are found in this collection include Francy Boland, Ralph Burns, Benny Carter, John Clayton, Gene DiNovi, Bill Holman, Jimmy Jones, Thad Jones, Fred Katz, Johnny Keating, Arif Mardin, Peter Matz, Oliver Nelson, Nat Pierce, Shorty Rogers, Don Sebesky, Norman Simmons, and Ernie ...

    • Contributor: McRae, Carmen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
  • Daniel Nagrin collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Nagrin's life and career, in addition to a significant amount of materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and theater director Helen Tamiris (1905-1966). The Helen Tamiris Materials series is arranged in the following subseries: Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts; Publicity Materials; Correspondence; Autobiography; Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes; Writings By or About Tamiris; New ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Harold H. Greene papers, 1951-2001

    Lawyer and judge. Case material, correspondence, opinions, orders, printed matter, reports, and writings relating to Greene's career in the Department of Justice and on the bench of the District of Columbia Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

    • Contributor: Greene, Harold H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
  • Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
  • Edward Jablonski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes drafts, chapter notes, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to Jablonski's literary projects. The project files chiefly consist of materials used in the preparation and publication of Jablonski's books on such American composers and songwriters as Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Alan Jay Lerner. There are also project files related to Jablonski's books ...

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009

    Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.

    • Contributor: Glendenin, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elgin) - Glendenin, Lawrence E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1935
  • Papers from the John Secrist Jr. collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    These papers comprise a small part of the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic recordings acquired by John Secrist and donated to the Library of Congress in 1963. Strengths of the recorded sound collection include large runs of Enrico Caruso and Rosa Ponselle recordings; the collection is further distinguished by being in near-mint condition. Portions of the papers describe and index the ...

    • Contributor: Secrist, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
  • Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Lands' End all-American quilt collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands' End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1992
  • Tom Raymond collection

    Collection of photographs taken by Tom Raymond documenting storytellers and audiences at the annual National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, Tennessee, from circa 1984 to 2003. Most are 35 mm color slides and negatives. The collection documents the major storytellers and performers at the festival with more than 1,500 photographs of storyteller Ray Hicks taken at the festival over the years and at his home in ...

    • Contributor: Raymond, Tom
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1984