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    Harry C. Oberholser papers, 1883-1960

    Ornithologist. Chiefly correspondence with ornithologists and other scientists on bird life and bird specimens of the U.S. and other countries, Oberholser's work with scientific organizations, and publication of his books and articles.

    • Contributor: Oberholser, Harry C. (harry Church) - Oberholser, Harry C.
    • Date: 1883
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    Reflections on memory and history : collecting new oral histories of the civil rights movement for the LOC/Smithsonian NMAAHC, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Historian Joe Mosnier, together with videographer John Bishop, journeyed to twenty states to interview fifty individuals who, most as teenagers or young adults, gave themselves over to the civil rights struggle. These interviews are the first installment of a five-year national research initiative, the Civil Rights History Project, supported by an act of Congress and jointly led by the Library of Congress and the ...

    • Contributor: Mosnier, Joseph
    • Date: 2012
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    Evalyn Walsh McLean papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to McLean's leading role in the social life of Washington, D.C. Business records relate chiefly to the Colorado mining interests of her father, Thomas F. Walsh, and the Walsh family as well as to the publishing interests of her husband, Edward Beale McLean, and the McLean family, ...

    • Contributor: McLean, Evalyn Walsh - Chancellor, William Estabrook - Meigs, Merrill C. (merrill Church)
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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988

    African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.

    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D. (frederick Douglass) - Patterson, Frederick D.
    • Date: 1861
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    Patsy T. Mink papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, interviews, questionnaires, legislative files, testimony, casework, law practice client files, court documents, statements, press releases, appointment books, scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files, card files, biographical material, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, printed matter, awards and honors, political ephemera, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Mink's service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Documents Mink's ...

    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
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    Theodore Francis Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating principally to Green's career and activities in the U.S. Senate, particularly as a member and chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Subjects include Rhode Island state politics, Democratic Party politics, domestic issues, foreign affairs, the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and fisheries treaties. Other subjects ...

    • Contributor: Green, Theodore Francis
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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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    Zora Neale Hurston plays, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript plays written by Hurston which were deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944. Most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection in 1997. Includes four very short plays, sketches or skits, and six full-length plays. Most are light-hearted if not outright comedies, and several include song lyrics without ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and diaries, 1854-1887

    Lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, relating to a broad range of political and judicial issues and a microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries.

    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman
    • Date: 1854
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    J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

    • Contributor: Schneider, J. Thomas (john Thomas) - Schneider, J. Thomas
    • Date: 1915
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    James A. Garfield papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, records of Garfield's Civil War military service, legal records, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death. Subjects include Ohio and national politics, the disputed election of 1876, tariff and national finance, Credit Mobilier of America, and the Fitz-John Porter court-martial. Other topics include education, Hiram College, the Disciples of Christ, ...

    • Contributor: Garfield, James A. (james Abram) - Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield
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    David D. Porter family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, his trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for the use of the U.S. Army, his Civil War service, his ...

    • Contributor: Porter, David D. (david Dixon) - Porter, David
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    Clay Thomas Whitehead papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, briefing books, position papers, oral history interview transcripts, research material, subject files, conference proceedings, trip itineraries and records, corporate annual reports, university coursework, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of telecommunications policy in the United States and the global telecommunications industry. Documents Whitehead's service as special assistant to President Richard M. Nixon and ...

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Clay Thomas - Goldberg, Henry
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    Elizur Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright's involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator. Documents his work with organizations including the American Anti-Slavery Society and its publication The Quarterly Anti-Slavery Magazine, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and its publication ...

    • Contributor: Wright, Elizur
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    Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946

    Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.

    • Contributor: Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco
    • Date: 1940
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    Omar Nelson Bradley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Addresses, statements, and articles written by Bradley while he served as chief of staff of the U.S. Army (1948-1949) and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff (1949-1953). Subjects include the U.S. Army budget, Career Compensation Act of 1949, continuation of the Selective Service Act of 1948 and universal military training, and unification of the armed services. Other subjects include the Korean War, Military ...

    • Contributor: Bradley, Omar Nelson
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    Charles Samuel Joelson papers, 1944-1969

    U.S. representative from New Jersey, lawyer, and judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Correspondence, speeches, legislative files, project files, press releases, and other papers relating mainly to Joelson's service as U.S. representative from New Jersey.

    • Contributor: Joelson, Charles Samuel
    • Date: 1944
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    George Dewey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Dewey's activities as commander of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Squadron East during the Spanish-American War, especially his command of the USS Olympia during the battle of Manila Bay. Documents his service as commander of the USS Pensacola, European Squadron (European Station), 1885-1888; president of the U.S. Navy General Board, ...

    • Contributor: Dewey, George - Dewey, Mildred McLean Hazen