CollectionHannah Arendt Papers The papers of the author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) are one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life. Located in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress, they constitute a large and diverse collection reflecting a complex career. With over 25,000 items (about 75,000 digital images), the papers contain correspondence, articles, lectures, speeches, book manuscripts, transcripts...
- Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
Collection Items: View 25,001 Items
CollectionBilly Strayhorn music manuscripts and estate papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection provides a comprehensive survey of Strayhorn's musical career as a composer and arranger from the early 1930s until his death in 1967. Holograph manuscript scores, sketches, parts, and lyric sheets comprise the majority of musical materials in the collection. These include both original compositions by Strayhorn and his arrangements of works by Duke Ellington and other composers. Strayhorn's holographs are supplemented by...
- Contributor: Strayhorn, Billy - Leur, Walter Van De. - Ellington, Duke - Henderson, Luther - Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc
- Date: 1918
CollectionLars Schmidt Collection Swedish theatrical producer, director, and publisher Lars Schmidt (1917-2009) spent over 50 years in the theater business. He began as a licensee of American plays and owner of a theater boat in Sweden, ultimately becoming a theater owner in France and a producer throughout the world. His urbane manner and his business acumen allowed him to develop friendly, and usually successful, business partnerships of...
- Contributor: Schmidt, Lars
- Date: 1910
Collection Items: View 269 Items
CollectionAlan Lomax Collection The Alan Lomax Collection includes ethnographic field documentation, materials from Lomax’s various projects, and cross-cultural research created and collected by Alan Lomax and others on traditional song, music, dance, and body movement from around the world. Lomax conducted fieldwork in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia (Republic), Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales from the 1930s-1990s....
- Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Association for Cultural Equity
- Date: 1933
Collection Items: View 6,605 Items
CollectionDallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989 Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as...
- Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
- Date: 1951
CollectionBelgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915 Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.
- Date: 1915