Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955
Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843
Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet’s explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas) - Clark, William - Chardon, Francis A. - Lewis, Meriwether - Loisel, Régis - Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2012
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.
Charles Tournemire collection, circa 1868-1962
Charles Tournemire was a French composer, organist, and teacher. The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook, books and a journal.
Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895
French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.
Genet, Edmond Charles
Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929
Gaston Tissandier papers
Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth...
Tissandier, Gaston - Tissandier, Albert - Tissandier, Paul - Dupuis-Delcourt
I.M. Pei papers, 1920-2016
Architect. Correspondence, planning files, biographical material, maps, blueprints, drawings, proposals, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, press releases, clippings, invitations, brochures, interviews, appointment calendars, travel records, certificates, awards, and photographs related to architectural activities, urban planning, and professional associations of I. M. Pei.
Pei, I. M. - I.M. Pei Collection (Library of Congress)
Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998
Louise Talma collection,
Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.
Walter Sullivan papers, 1929-1997
Correspondence, lecture files, writings, reviews, wire service reports, notes, book files, alphabetical files, research files, maps, prints, photographs, digital files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sullivan’s career as a journalist for the New York Times. Documents his years as a correspondent in China and Antarctica, and his work as a science writer and editor.
Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994
Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf Von - Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig
Carl Conrad Loth papers, 1896-1967
United States Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, newsletters, photographs, certificates, and scrapbooks related primarily to Loth's service as a driver in the American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps and as an aviator and officer in the United States Army during World War I and World War II.
Loth, Carl Conrad
Philippe-Henri, marquis de Ségur, papers, 1781-1788
French army officer, minister of war, and ambassador to Russia from France. Military records pertaining to the administration of the French army (France. Armée) during the period 1781-1783, including French participation in the American Revolution.
Ségur, Philippe-Henri, Marquis De - Ségur, Philippe-Henri
Israel Perlstein collection relating to Imperial Russia, 1613-1914
Israel Perlstein papers
Rare book dealer. Russian land grant charters; Russian and Swedish imperial patents of nobility; Pal'menbach family papers; invitations, menus, programs, press passes, and other memorabilia of journalist Mikhail Andreevich Zaguliaev from the 1896 coronation of Emperor Nicholas II; and other certificates, documents, and printed material.
William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805
Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).
Murray, William Vans
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934
Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and...
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981
Endowment established in 1942 by Paul and Mary Mellon to fund scholarly research and publication in the humanities. Correspondence, memoranda, bylaws, minutes, reports on publications and projects, grant applications, financial statements, and other records concerning the genesis and administration of the foundation. Translations of literary works, editorial correspondence, and production records document publications in the Bollingen Series
Bollingen Foundation - Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav) - Valéry, Paul - Bollingen Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990
Physician, scientist, and artist. Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, academic records, printed matter, and photographs documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.
French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884
Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and occupation of New Orleans and to protests by French...
French and American Claims Commission
James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-2013
Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, photographs, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.
Emanuel, James A.
William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955
Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.
Dodd, William Edward - Dodd, William E. (William Edward) - Sandburg, Carl
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.