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    Henry Mason Morfit papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence and business and financial records relating to Morfit's practice as a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C., and as a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Subjects include claims originating in the colonial period and the American Revolution, French spoliation claims, maritime claims, the development of the West, land speculation in...
    • Contributor: Morfit, Henry Mason
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    Blair, Montgomery - Folder 1 of 2
    • Contributor: Sherwood & Co - Blair, Montgomery
    • Date: 1864-01-22

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    Huntington Cairns papers, 1780-1984 Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.
    • Contributor: Cairns, Huntington
    • Date: 1780
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    Daniel Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, financial and legal documents, surveys of plats, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Carroll's business interests and to his real estate holdings in what later became the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. Includes material on land surveying and sales in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.; collection of rents; Carroll's holdings in Baltimore Iron Works and Hockley Forge; the settlement of...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
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    Zionaires concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2008-07-24 | Zionaires : | African American gospel music from Maryland and Delaware | Homegrown 2008, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by the Zionaires on July 24, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The group performs African American gospel music with vocal harmonies and a full band. Since the founding of the group in 1954, they have focused their...
    • Contributor: Zionaires (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008
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    Robert Garrett family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, business records, and other papers relating chiefly to the involvement of Robert Garrett and his sons, John W. Garrett and Henry S. Garrett, in mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Md. Focuses on the business of Robert Garrett & Sons in connection with its mercantile trade and banking house, ventures in transportation and communication, and wholesale grocery, produce, forwarding, and commission business; and on the...
    • Contributor: Garrett, Robert - Garrett, Henry S. (Henry Stouffer) - Garrett, John W. (John Work)
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    Letter to Juliana Smith Reynolds, January 11, 1863
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith
    • Date: 1863-01-11

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    Lee McCardell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McCardell's career as an editor and journalist for the Baltimore Evening Sun in Baltimore, Md., and Europe. Documents his work as a foreign correspondent in Europe and North Africa during World War II. McCardell describes American journalists and the expatriate community in Paris in the 1920s; wartime London; war...
    • Contributor: McCardell, Lee - McCardell, Lee, Braddock of the Coldstream Guards
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    Conversation with 67 year old black female, Maryland (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Key, Mary Ritchie - Wade, Anna
    • Date: 1967

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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    Carroll family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Md.; correspondence addressed chiefly to William Gibbons, overseer; legal papers, financial papers, and family portraits of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Md.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Charles
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    Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, writings, reports, notes, typescripts, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Baldwin's student years at the U.S. Naval Academy, service as a U.S. Navy officer on active duty and in the Naval Reserve, work as a reporter with the Baltimore Sun and New York Times, and participation in the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, and member...
    • Contributor: Baldwin, Hanson Weightman
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the...
    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane
    • Date: 1825
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Letter from Salmon Portland Chase to Lincoln. September 8, 1862.
    • Contributor: Chase, Salmon Portland
    • Date: 1862-09-08

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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore,...
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967 Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary...
    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Date: 1794
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    William L. Daley collection relating to Billy Sunday, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly newspaper clippings compiled by Sunday's press agent, William L. Daley, relating to revivals held by Sunday in Syracuse, N.Y. (1915), Trenton, N.J. (1916), Baltimore, Md. (1916), and Buffalo, N.Y. (1917). Also includes correspondence, sermon notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers.
    • Contributor: Sunday, Billy - Daley, William L.
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904 Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.
    • Date: 1831
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    Hale family papers, 1698-1916 Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.
    • Date: 1698
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    Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line concert and symposium,
    Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line | American Folklife Center concert, 2015-09-09 | American Folklife Center symposium, 2015-09-10 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    In celebration of the legacy of the pioneering old-time musician Ola Belle Reed (1916-2002), Reed's son Dave Reed, her nephew Hugh J. Campbell, and members of the acclaimed bluegrass band Danny Paisley and Southern Grass performed bluegrass and gospel songs in the Coolidge Auditorium on September 9, 2015. A symposium program, chaired by Betsy Peterson, Director, American Folklife Center on Sept. 10 included Clifford...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Hugh Jones - Glassie, Henry - Ledbetter, Steven Lance - Lundy, Tj - Murphy, Clifford R. - McCoury, Del - McCoury, Rob - McCoury, Ronnie - Paisley, Danny - Paisley, Michael ... Campbell, Hugh Jones - Glassie, Henry - Ledbetter, Steven Lance - Lundy, Tj - Murphy, Clifford R. - McCoury, Del - McCoury, Rob - McCoury, Ronnie - Paisley, Danny - Paisley, Michael - Paisley, Ryan - Peach, Douglas Dowling - Peterson, Betsy - Reed, David Arthur - Riale, Frances Mann - Turner, Jessica Anderson - Southern Grass (Musical Group) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978 Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999 Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates,...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    Rumsey family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial records; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history. Correspondence relates to family affairs, health, travel, weather, business, and politics. Places mentioned include Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; Georgetown, Kent County, Md.; Wilmington, Del.; and Philadelphia, Pa. Included as correspondents or subjects...