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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Journal, 1779-1796, Spring 1789 entry 1 item. | Holograph page from the journal of Elizabeth Foote Washington discussing her relationship with her servants.
    • Contributor: Washington, Elizabeth Foote
    • Date: 1789
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    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (Berkshire)
    • Date: 1796
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    William Perry sea journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, ...
    • Contributor: Perry, William
    • Date: 1797
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
    Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort | Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort
    Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect ...
    • Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1743

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    George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1762
  • Collection
    Oliver Daniel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, Daniel's writings and research materials, programs, promotional materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and periodicals. The Correspondence series contains letters from important composers, conductors and other musical figures of the day, including Leopold Stokowski, Henry Cowell, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Lou Harrison, Aaron Copland, and Ernst Krenek. There is a significant amount of materials relating to the ...
    • Contributor: Daniel, Oliver - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Harrison, Lou - Kay, Ulysses - Riegger, Wallingford - Serebrier, José
    • Date: 1759
  • Collection
    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare editions of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...
    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge
    • Date: 1750
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    Otto Klemperer archive, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The archive consists of Otto Klemperer's papers which document his life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, including holograph scores and sketches, copyists' printed scores and parts, and musical arrangements; correspondence; family papers; writings by and about Klemperer; interviews with Klemperer and others; legal and financial documents; clippings; programs, including many from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; photographic materials; materials related to ...
    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Date: 1792
  • Collection
    The transit of Venus march Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Sheet music, Sound recordings, Drawings/engravings. In June of 2004, the Library of Congress joined with NASA in celebrating this rare celestial event (the silhouette of the planet Venus again crossing the face of the Sun) by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to this music, which can be printed directly from this ...
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1769
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Opinions of learned counsel.
    Opinions of learned council, 1681-1722 | Legal opinions on will cases, 1681-1721 | Series 8, volume 4 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno ...
    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript.
    Virginia, Miscellaneous records, 1606-1692, the Bland manuscript | Miscellaneous records 1606-1692, the so-called "Bland manuscript" | Virginia, 1606-92, Charters of the Virginia Company of London; Laws; Abstracts of rolls in the offices of State | Bland manuscript Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard ...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623.
    first laws made by the Assembly in Virginia, anno MDCxxiij | Virginia, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly, Mar. 5, 1623/1624 | Legislative Provincial Assembly. Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly. March the 5th, 1623 | Virginia, March 5, 1624, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of ...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Portraits engr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Blake, William - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1790
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Ivory hornbook].
    Hornbook | Ivory hornbook, eighteenth century, English | Ivory hornbook, 18th century, English Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from spine of case. An eighteenth-century English hornbook with the alphabet in upper (recto) and lowercases (verso) inscribed on ivory. Repairs made to broken handle. Housed in a lined case (16 x 11 cm.) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Gift of Leonard Kebler, 1959.
    • Date: 17??
  • Collection
    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001 Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003 Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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    Black history collection, 1700-2008 Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.
    • Date: 1700
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.
    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004 Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Date: 1748
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009 Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1798
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007 Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.
    • Date: 1721
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    F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010 Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1793
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    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950 This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...
    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge - Prokofiev, Sergey
    • Date: 1750
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    Otto Klemperer archive, 1792-1988 Conductor and composer. The archive documents Otto Klemperer's life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, family papers, writings by and about Klemperer, interviews, legal and financial documents, clippings, programs, photographic materials, materials related to the Kroll Opera, and books annotated by Klemperer and his daughter Lotte. The archive also contains production and resource materials, including scripts, interviews, background materials, and photographs, ...
    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto - Bregstein, Philo - Klemperer, Lotte
    • Date: 1792
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscript index to the Songs of innocence and of experience in the autograph of William Blake. Also a number of trial proofs of plates for the songs. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscript t.p., followed by two leaves of ms. index, inserted. The proofs of nine plates on eight leaves, are inlaid. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1800 Keynes, G.L. Bibliography of W. Blake (New York, 1921) no. 38 (manuscript index referred to on p. 116 and 126) Keynes & Wolf, William Blake's illuminated books see footnote on p. 63 Also available in digital ...
    • Contributor: Blake, William - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1790