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    Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973 Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...
    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Date: 1899
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    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject file, legal and financial records, biographical material, appointment calendars, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and other papers documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; member of various commissions relating to ...
    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949 Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Alan Jay Lerner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics. Materials relate to Lerner's well-known, obscure, and unproduced projects, including My fair lady, Camelot, Gigi, Coco, Carmelina, and Lolita, my love. The Scripts series is the largest in the collection. In most instances, Lerner was the author of both the libretto or screenplay ...
    • Contributor: Lerner, Alan Jay - Barry, John - Bernstein, Leonard - Lane, Burton - Loewe, Frederick - Previn, André - Weill, Kurt
    • Date: 1880
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, orders to duty, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II. Documents his participation in Allied conferences including the Argentina Conference (August 1941), Quebec Conference (1943), Cairo Conference (1943), Teheran Conference (1943), Yalta Conference (1945), and Potsdam Conference (July ...
    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...
    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863
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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, speeches, and other papers documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University. Includes a correspondence file on Allen's 1947 speech (1947) on journalists' attitude toward American industry; diaries kept on trips to London (1943) ...
    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
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    Carl Eckart papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed materials, photographs, and other materials relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist. Pertains to Eckart's research in physics especially quantum theory and in thermodynamics while on the faculty of the University of Chicago (1928-1946); resignation from the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development's National Defense Research Committee in opposition to development of the atomic ...
    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
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    Legends and legacies : remembering Archie Green, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Archie Green memorial: remembering Archie, with speakers Nancy Pelosi, Judy McCulloh, Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis (fiddle & banjo), Mike Munoz, Paula Johnson, Joseph T. Wilson, Northern Neck Chantey Singers, Derek Green, and Bill Ferris (September 10, 2009, 1-5 pm)
    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903 Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.
    • Contributor: Plumb, Edward Lee
    • Date: 1825
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    James K. Polk papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, presidential letterbooks, diaries, speeches and messages, account and memorandum books, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, portraits, and other papers relating chiefly to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level. Documents struggles during the Jackson administration over the Bank of the United States, nullification, and internal improvements as well as the annexation of Texas, war with Mexico, the ...
    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (James Knox) - Polk, Sarah Childress
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    Ronald L. Ziegler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, political files, subject files, legal material, notes, briefing material, transcripts of press briefings and press conferences, press releases, calendars and schedules, telephone logs, biographical material, family papers, printed matter, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Ziegler's activities as White House press secretary, assistant to President Richard M. Nixon, and assistant to Nixon after his resignation from the presidency. ...
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Ronald L. (Ronald Louis)
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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.
    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Date: 1890
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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    Archie Green Memorial: Remembering Archie The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosted a two-day event including a tribute, a symposium, and a concert, honoring folklorists Archie Green and Joe Wilson, and celebrating the acquisition of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Collection by the Center's archive. The multifaceted event featured spoken tributes, musical performances, panel discussions, and rare glimpses at archival treasures, and was ...
    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-09-10
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry - United States. Resettlement Administration - United States. Farm Security Administration - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection, (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Otto Fenichel and Hanna Fenichel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, circular letters, minutes, reports, writings, and other papers primarily concerning Otto Fenichel's work as a psychoanalyst and his involvement in psychoanalytic organizations following his immigration to the United States in 1938. Includes copies of his circular letters, Rundbriefe, pertaining to Fenichel's work, especially as a training analyst in Oslo, Norway, and Prague, Czechoslovakia. Subjects include the American Psychoanalytic Association and other psychoanalytic groups, ...
    • Contributor: Fenichel, Otto - Fenichel, Hanna
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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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    Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966 Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.
    • Date: 1860
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    Lee Lawrie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States. Includes correspondence between Lawrie and architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue with whom he collaborated on sculptures for St. Thomas' Church and Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, N.Y., and material ...
    • Contributor: Lawrie, Lee
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957 Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.
    • Date: 1794
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    Coolidge-Pollard families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, travel journals, scrapbooks, legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting the relationship between Calvin Coolidge and his maternal relatives, the Pollards of Vermont; his attachment to Vermont; life in the White House during his presidency; and the lives, work, and travels of the Pollards. Subjects include World War I service of Bryant Frank Pollard, Fred Don Pollard, and ...
    • Contributor: Pollard, Isaac - Welch, Linda Margaret Farr
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966 Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...
    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (John William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979 Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.
    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Date: 1959