Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

  • Collection
    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
  • Collection
    Herbert Benjamin papers, Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, annotated subject files, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin's life and work as a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) from 1921 to 1944, particularly his work as a leader of the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s. In Benjamin's memoirs, he described the experiences leading him to...
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
  • Collection
    Thomas Davenport correspondence, 1836-1837 Inventor. Letters related to the sale, distribution, patenting, and uses of the electric motor invented by Thomas Davenport
    • Contributor: Davenport, Thomas
    • Date: 1836
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 5, Legal Record Book, 1807-18...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1807-09-01

    Resource:
    View 186 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1833-01-11

    Resource:
    View 419 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1830-04-07

    Resource:
    View 407 Results

  • Collection
    Lilli Vincenz papers, Correspondence, journals, speeches, writings, interviews, surveys and questionnaires, academic files, organizational files, biographical material, Vincenz family papers, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Vincenz's life as a gay civil rights activist, her work to support and empower lesbians and gay men, and her documentation of the gay and lesbian civil rights movement. Files on the Community for Creative Self-Development (originally...
    • Contributor: Vincenz, Lilli
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1996 A...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1860-00-00

    Resource:
    View 5 Results

  • Collection
    Philip C. Jessup papers, Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, U.S. Dept. of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in...
    • Contributor: Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl) - Jessup, Lois Kellogg
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 15 year old male, New York, New York (Trans...
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1970

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • Collection
    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
  • Collection
    Charles Kline papers, Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1837-08-05

    Resource:
    View 451 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1831-00-00

    Resource:
    View 60 Results

  • Collection
    Gerhard Colm papers, Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Includes material on economic theory; participation in various task forces, conferences, and symposia; appearances...
    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1827-00-00

    Resource:
    View 3 Results

  • Collection
    William A. Rusher papers, 1940-1989 Author, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts and manuscripts of articles, books, book reviews, columns, minutes of meetings, reports, research notes, reference material, financial and legal papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Rusher's role as publisher of the National Review and the development of the conservative movement in American politics.
    • Contributor: Rusher, William A.
    • Date: 1940
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1825-00-00

    Resource:
    View 85 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1833-00-00

    Resource:
    View 92 Results

  • Collection
    'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews' : Irish and Jewish ...
    Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2009-12-01
    Video recording of a lecture delivered by Mick Moloney in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, on December 1, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In vaudeville's heyday between 1880 and 1920, Irish and Jewish collaborations on stage were commonplace. They were attended by all sorts of interesting identity ambiguities, illustrated...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1824-05-00

    Resource:
    View 165 Results

  • Collection
    David S. Broder papers, Correspondence, memoranda, interviews, speeches and statements, articles and columns, book drafts, notebooks and notes, reports, voter surveys and interviews, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, political memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Broder's career as a journalist at the Washington Post. Also documents his early career, 1953-1966, as a reporter for the Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star, and the...
    • Contributor: Broder, David S.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1814-00-00

    Resource:
    View 50 Results

  • Collection
    James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934 Newspaper publisher. Correspondence, clippings, drafts of articles, and printed material reflecting Bennett’s career as publisher of the New York Herald.
    • Contributor: Bennett, James Gordon
    • Date: 1845
  • Collection
    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, 1900-1972 Businessman, diplomat, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and horseman. Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in horse racing and aviation.
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
    • Date: 1900
  • Collection
    Alexander Hamilton papers, Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the U.S. Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as U.S. secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander - First Church in Albany
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1834-00-00

    Resource:
    View 32 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1845-05-08

    Resource:
    View 200 Results

  • Collection
    Robert Houghwout Jackson papers, 1816-1983 Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Robert Houghwout - Jackson, Robert H.
    • Date: 1816
  • Collection
    James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976 Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Farley, James A. (James Aloysius) - Farley, James A.
    • Date: 1790
  • Collection
    James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-1995 Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.
    • Contributor: Emanuel, James A.
    • Date: 1922
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1824-00-00

    Resource:
    View 2 Results

  • Collection
    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Date: 1890
  • Collection
    John Holker papers, Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the U.S. and American commerce during and following the Revolutionary War. Business correspondents include A.D. LeGriffon, Baltimore, Md.; Roulhac & Co., Edenton, N.C.; Daniel Bell, Boston, Mass.; Daniel Parker, New York, N.Y.; William Smith, Baltimore,...
    • Contributor: Holker, John - Chaumont, Jacques-Donatien Leray De
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1844-04-23

    Resource:
    View 458 Results

  • Collection
    Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968 Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and...
    • Contributor: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    • Date: 1920
  • Collection
    Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926 The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor...
    • Date: 1727
  • Collection
    Octave Chanute papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, articles, family papers, patents, kite diagrams, sketches, plans of Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River, clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection (1860-1910) relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads, his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads...
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave - Niehaus, Earl F.
  • Collection
    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
  • Collection
    Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, Correspondence, speeches, writings, articles, biographical materials, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Edwin Markham and his poetry. The papers were collected by Florence Hamilton and include Hamilton's correspondence with Markham; correspondence of Markham's wife, Anna Catherine Markham; Hamilton's unpublished biography of Markham; and notes and writings by others relating to Markham. Subjects include Markham's lecture tours, stays with Charles...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Florence - Markham, Edwin
  • Collection
    Edward L. Bernays papers, Correspondence, publicity material, and scrapbooks, together with memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, drafts of books, lists, surveys, reports, printed matter, photographs, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society. Bernays represented leading figures and organizations in the arts, finance, health, industry, philanthropy, and world and...
    • Contributor: Bernays, Edward L. - Bernays, Doris Fleischman
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-07-14

    Resource:
    View 51 Results

  • Collection
    Chester Alan Arthur papers, Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating to Arthur's presidency, his service as collector of customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee. Correspondents include Campbell Allen, Chester Alan Arthur II, James Gillespie Blaine, George Bliss, Benjamin Harris Brewster, Benjamin Helm Bristow, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Graham Dun, Hamilton Fish, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles...
    • Contributor: Arthur, Chester Alan
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 4, Messages, 1837-1838; Extra...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1837-00-00

    Resource:
    View 199 Results

  • Collection
    Richard Lathers papers, Correspondence, speeches, writings, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter of Lather relating to Great Western (Marine) Insurance Company of which he was president, the development of railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, tariff reforms, and the history of New York state and city and South Carolina, particularly Georgetown. Other subjects include banking, insurance, public finance, and Lathers's philanthropic, religious, and social actiivities. Documents his...
    • Contributor: Lathers, Richard
  • Collection
    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1799-00-00

    Resource:
    View 204 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material

    Resource:
    View 125 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-07-15

    Resource:
    View 405 Results

  • Collection
    Lee Strasberg papers, Correspondence, memoranda, lectures, writings, scripts, production files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career; Method acting, his system of acting techniques; the Actors Studio, Group Theatre, and Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York, N.Y.; and theater history. Includes files pertaining to Strasberg's work as a stage actor between 1925 and 1931, as a film actor in the...
    • Contributor: Strasberg, Lee - Group Theatre (U.S.)
  • Collection
    Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches and writings, and other papers of Benjamin Titus Roberts and members of his family: his wife, Ellen Lois Stowe Roberts, his sons, lawyer George Lane Roberts and clergyman Benson Howard Roberts, and their wives, Anna A. Rice Roberts and Emma Sellew Roberts, respectively. Topics include family and domestic matters; Benjamin Titus Roberts's work and association with the...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Benjamin Titus - Roberts, Anna A. Rice - Roberts, Benson Howard - Roberts, Ellen Lois Stowe - Roberts, Emma Sellew - Roberts, George Lane
  • Collection
    William L. Marcy papers, Correspondence, commonplace book, diary (1831-1857), draft of an autobiography, drafts of diplomatic dispatches, drafts in Marcy's handwriting of presidential messages to Congress (1854-1856), and other papers relating to Marcy which were collected and compiled by Henry Barrett Learned. Materials cover such topics as Marcy's career as a member of the cabinets of presidents James K. Polk and Franklin Pierce; New York state and national...
    • Contributor: Marcy, William L. (William Learned)
  • Collection
    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
  • Collection
    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'Callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'Callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
  • Collection
    Printmaking Workshop records, Correspondence, subject files, printmaking exhibition files, print listings and catalogs, publicity material, general office files, financial records, photographs, and other records documenting the efforts of the workshop to provide studio space, equipment, instruction, gallery space, and community to artists in printmaking and related fields.
    • Contributor: Printmaking Workshop - Robert Hamilton Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Core Collection and Archives (Library of Congress)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1986 A...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1838-05-25

    Resource:
    View 41 Results

  • Collection
    Joseph C. Swidler papers, Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, business and legal files, transcripts of congressional hearings, autobiographical material, oral history transcript, printed matter, and other papers documenting Swidler's career as a lawyer specializing in the regulation of the public power system. Includes material on his service with the Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Power Commission, the electric power failure in the Northeastern states (1965), New York Public Service Commission,...
    • Contributor: Swidler, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1856-12-00

    Resource:
    View 25 Results

  • Collection
    Horace Porter papers, Correspondence, diary, speeches, biographical material, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Porter's service during the Civil War, as secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, and as U.S. ambassador to France. Documents his career with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad; activities with the Union League of America; interest in Republican Party politics; and role in the...
    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material

    Resource:
    View 319 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1831-09-22

    Resource:
    View 302 Results

  • Collection
    George B. McClellan papers, 1838-1922 Public official and educator. Correspondence and other material of McClellan, including scrapbooks kept as a student at Princeton University, diary of military experiences in World War I, subject files relating mainly to political activities, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia.
    • Contributor: McClellan, George (George Brinton) - McClellan, George
    • Date: 1838
  • Collection
    Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 Editor and publisher. Correspondence, drafts of articles and letters, financial papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material relating to Marble’s career as editor and owner of the New York World, and as a senior member of the national Democratic Party.
    • Contributor: Marble, Manton
    • Date: 1838
  • Collection
    Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954 Clergyman and founder of the Free Methodist Church of North America. Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches and writings, and other papers of Benjamin Titus Roberts and members of his family concerning family and domestic matters; the Free Methodist Church; the Chili Seminary, later A. M. Chesbrough Seminary, in North Chili, New York; South America; and matters relating to the allied Rice, Sellew,...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Benjamin Titus
    • Date: 1832
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1860-01-00

    Resource:
    View 68 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1840-05-05

    Resource:
    View 456 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 14 year old black male, New York, New York ...
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1970

    Resource:
    View 5 Results

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 3, Additional Correspondence,...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1811-00-00

    Resource:
    View 109 Results

  • Collection
    Robert G. Spivack papers, 1931-1970 Journalist. Correspondence, articles, book projects, columns, newsletters, newspapers, material relating to speaking engagements, topical files, records of organizations, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Spivack's career as a newspaper reporter, syndicated columnist, and newsletter publisher and to his participation in student groups and other organizations seeking the intervention of the United States in World War II prior to the Pearl Harbor attack.
    • Contributor: Spivack, Robert G.
    • Date: 1931
  • Collection
    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955
    Yiddish-American radio | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2009-10-14
    While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar Henry Sapoznik discusses and shares some of the most memorable and powerful moments in this nearly lost world of ethnic American broadcasting. By exploring amazingly broad category of Yiddish radio shows --...
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-14
  • Collection
    Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922 Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.
    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Date: 1853
  • Collection
    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins ... Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs; and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney's service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, Harry Payne
  • Collection
    Fyke Farmer papers, 1875-1997 Lawyer and activist. Correspondence, court documents and legal papers, speech material, writings, notes, press clippings, journal articles, and other material concerning mainly Farmer's legal work and interest in the espionage case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
    • Contributor: Farmer, Fyke
    • Date: 1875
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 8, Addenda, 1799-1862; 1996 A...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1822-00-00

    Resource:
    View 3 Results

  • Collection
    Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records, Correspondence, letterbooks, day books, ledgers, bank books and accounts, circulars, commercial reports, patents, vouchers, bills of lading, insurance policies, balance sheets, inspection reports, and other business records of Cooper, Hewitt & Company, the iron works and glue factory at Ringwood, N.J., of Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt. Includes business records of the company's subsidiaries including the Durham Iron Works, Durham Township, Bucks County,...
    • Contributor: Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 1, Autobiography, 1854-1862; ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1854-00-00

    Resource:
    View 91 Results

  • Collection
    Morris and Popham families papers,
    Morris family papers | Popham family papers
    Correspondence, journals, notebooks, legal papers, and other papers of the Morris and Popham families. Includes the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris, Robert Hunter Morris, and William Popham. Includes a record of the court martial of Moses Hazen in 1780 and copies of George Washington's letters to Robert Hunter Morris. Other correspondents include Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, John Taylor, and...
    • Contributor: Morris, Lewis - Morris, Robert Hunter - Morris, Richard - Popham, William
  • Collection
    Gertrude Quastler papers, Correspondence, notes, price lists, photographs, and other papers relating to Quastler's career as an artist, exhibitions of her work, and her activities in arranging art shows at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.Y. Correspondents include her husband, Henry Quastler, and artists Richard Diebenkorn and Balcomb Greene.
    • Contributor: Quastler, Gertrude
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 7, Miscellany, 1814-1910; Typ...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1814-00-00

    Resource:
    View 51 Results

  • Collection
    An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2013-06-25 | An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble : Klezmer and other Yiddish music from New York | Homegrown 2013, the music of America
    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 25, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble -- renowned Yiddish folk singers Michael Alpert and Ethel Raim, tsimblist (hammered dulcimer player) Pete Rushefsky and violinist Jake Shulman-Ment -- celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the historic...
    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel - An-Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
  • Collection
    Reid family papers, Correspondence, subject files, office files, financial records, household and estate records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Reid family relating chiefly to newspaper publishing and public affairs. Papers of Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) consist of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, biographer's notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Reid's ambassadorship to Great Britain and to extradition and...
    • Contributor: Reid, Elisabeth Mills - Reid, Helen Rogers - Reid, Ogden Mills - Reid, Whitelaw - Reid Foundation
  • Collection
    Riggs family papers, Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran...
    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1847-01-28

    Resource:
    View 75 Results

  • Collection
    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Choate's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, law practice in New York, N.Y., student days at Harvard University, and charitable work in New York; and to Choate family affairs. Documents his service as delegate to the International Peace Conference at the Hague, Netherlands, in 1907; chairman of...
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
  • Collection
    Mary Amanda Dixon Jones papers, Correspondence, lectures, writings, notes, family papers, legal papers, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, medical illustrations, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Dixon Jones's career as a physician and surgeon, her legal difficulties, and her research and writings about diseases of the reproductive system. Subjects include her work as chief medical officer (1882-1884) and gynecologist (1884-1891) at the Woman's Hospital of Brooklyn, criminal...
    • Contributor: Dixon Jones, Mary Amanda
  • Collection
    Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1919-1990 Labor historian, labor arbitrator, and labor relations consultant, and public official of New York. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, biographical material, orders, reports, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Neufeld's service in the New York State government; as an executive officer in the Allied Military Government, Italy; as professor at Cornell University's New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New...
    • Contributor: Neufeld, Maurice F.
    • Date: 1919
  • Collection
    Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notes, book reviews, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Draper's service as U.S. assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Also documents his work with New York state and city agencies concerned with labor and unemployment and his service as a naval reserve...
    • Contributor: Draper, Ernest Gallaudet
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1852-00-00

    Resource:
    View 304 Results

  • Collection
    Harry Frank Guggenheim papers, Correspondence and subject files documenting Guggenheim's career in business and publishing, philanthropic and civic activities, and special interests in aviation and horse-racing. Subjects include the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and other family trusts and endowments supporting the arts and research in aeronautics and in the social and medical sciences; Newsday, the newspaper founded by Guggenheim and his wife, Alicia Patterson,...
    • Contributor: Guggenheim, Harry Frank
  • Collection
    William Safire papers, Correspondence, memoranda, diary notes, minutes of meetings, speeches, writings, reports, statements, notes, press releases, press conference transcripts, annotated press reports, briefing books, advertising material, photographs, and other papers chiefly documenting Safire's close association with Richard M. Nixon as public relations consultant, speechwriter, and political advisor from 1960 to 1973. Includes material relating to Nixon's 1960 presidential campaign, the 1966 general elections, the 1968 presidential...
    • Contributor: Safire, William - Safire, William, an Anecdotal Dictionary of Catchwords, Slogans, and Political Usage
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1848-05-09

    Resource:
    View 433 Results

  • Collection
    Merita Halili and Raif Hyseni Orchestra concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2008-06-19 | Merita Halili & the Raif Hyseni Orchestra : | Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra | Albanian music from New York, celebrating 40 years of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance | Homegrown 2008, the music of America
    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Merita Halili and Raif Hyseni on June 19, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The vocal repertoire for which Merita is best known is that of the towns of central Albania (Shqipëria e Mesme), particularly Tiranë, Elbasan,...
    • Contributor: Halili, Merita - Hyseni, Raif - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008
  • Collection
    Caffè Lena collection, Collection of more than 500 audio recordings, plus digital audio files, video recordings, film, photographs, papers, and ephemera documenting the history of the Caffè Lena coffeehouse, a folk music club and theater in Saratoga Springs, New York, founded by Lena Spencer and Bill Spencer in 1960. The collection includes a large number of live concert performance recordings by folk musicians and singer-songwriters, as well...
    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Alper, Joe - Amram, David - Armstrong, Frankie - Block, Rory - Bok, Gordon - Book Binder, Roy - Bromberg, David - Broudy, Saul - Brown, Greg ... Arem, Jocelyn - Alper, Joe - Amram, David - Armstrong, Frankie - Block, Rory - Bok, Gordon - Book Binder, Roy - Bromberg, David - Broudy, Saul - Brown, Greg - Carawan, Guy - Clements, Vassar - Cooney, Michael - Estes, Sleepy John - Franke, Bob - Geremia, Paul - Gillette, Steve - Guthrie, Arlo - Hills, Anne - Lavin, Christine - Macarthur, Margaret - Mangsen, Cindy - McCaslin, Mary - McCutcheon, John - McGarrigle, Anna - McGarrigle, Kate - McLean, Don - Muir, Ann Mayo - Paton, Caroline - Paton, Sandy - Paxton, Tom - Petric, Faith - Pettis, Pierce - Phillips, Utah - Redpath, Jean - Ringer, Jim - Ritchie, Jean - Rogers, Gamble - Rogers, Garnet - Rucker, Sparky - Sciaky, Carla - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Pete - Sky, Patrick - Sorrels, Rosalie - Spencer, Lena - Staines, Bill - Tabor, June - Traum, Artie - Traum, Happy - Van Ronk, Dave - Van Zandt, Townes - Vanaver, Bill - Wakefield, Frank - Walker, Jerry Jeff - West, Hedy - Caffè Lena (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) - Aztec Two-Step (Musical Group) - Balfa Brothers - Greenbriar Boys - Schooner Fare (Musical Group)
    • Date: 1960
  • Collection
    Edith Jacobson papers, Correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers chiefly relating to Jacobson's psychiatric practice, psychoanalysis, the study and treatment of depression, and object relations theory. Includes material on the psychological effects of imprisonment on female political prisoners based on Jacobson's experiences in Nazi Germany and her related and unpublished compilation of essays and short stories entitled, "An American Oak Tree."
    • Contributor: Jacobson, Edith
  • Collection
    Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983 Author, journalist, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notebooks, interviews, research materials, legal records, newspaper columns, news scripts, subject files, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and other papers chiefly concerning Graham's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Graham, Fred P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Collection
    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, 1821-1918 United States Army officer, United States representative from New York and diplomat. Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial papers, clippings, and printed matter, including drafts of reports to the secretary of state while Sickles was serving as minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection and to the Virginius affair. Other topics include service as chairman (1868-1912) of the New York...
    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
    • Date: 1821
  • Collection
    Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music a...
    Old cultures, new contexts | Presenting the traditional music and dance of urban immigrant communities | Music, dance of urban communities | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2008-06-20
    Ethnographer and performer Ethel Raim, co-founder and artistic director of New York's celebrated Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD), discusses her five decades of work with community-based traditional artists in urban America. Beginning at a time when to most Americans "folk music" was practically synonymous with rural and Anglo-Saxon, Raim built on her own interests in Balkan music and dance to document and...
    • Contributor: Raim, Ethel - Groce, Nancy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-06-20
  • Collection
    Florence Hamilton collection relating to Edwin Markham, 1857-... Poet and lecturer. Correspondence, poetry, articles and speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter and other papers pertaining mainly to the poet Edwin Markham.
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Florence
    • Date: 1857
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martin Van Buren Papers: Series 2, General Correspondence, 17...
    • Contributor: Van Buren, Martin
    • Date: 1841-05-00

    Resource:
    View 369 Results

  • Collection
    Peter Force papers and collection, Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives pertaining to political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America. Peter Force's personal papers document his career as a partner in the printing firm, Davis & Force, Washington, D.C.; editor of the John Quincy Adams administration newspaper, the National Journal; compiler; and collector. Also documents his service...
    • Contributor: Force, Peter - Force, William Q. (William Quereau)