Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927
Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.
Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
Alfred Easton Poor papers, 1866-1985
Architect and naval officer. Correspondence, writings, publications, reports, and appointment calendars pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings, and his naval service during World War I and World War II.
Poor, Alfred Easton
Clark M. Clifford papers, 1883-1999
Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.
Clifford, Clark M.
Jubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930
United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.
Early, Jubal Anderson
Charles Moore papers, 1848-1944
Author and art historian. Correspondence, letterbooks, date books, notes, articles, speeches, picture post cards, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to the Plan of 1901 for Washington, D.C., the restoration of the White House in 1902-1903, the Washington, D.C., Park Commission, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and American architecture.
Winfred Overholser papers, 1911-1965
Psychiatrist, educator and superintendent of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, letters scrapbooks, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Overholser's career in psychiatry and his research in forensic psychiatry.
Robert Green Ingersoll papers, 1826-1940
Lawyer and lecturer. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, writings, lectures, scrapbooks, family papers, and miscellaneous financial, legal, and personal material relating to Ingersoll's involvement in politics and law and as a lecturer and writer on agnosticism and religion.
Ingersoll, Robert Green
Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990
Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
Goldberg, Arthur J.
Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947
Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiement. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.
Hackett, Nathaniel D. (Nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
Adelaide Johnson papers, 1873-1947
Sculptor and suffragist. Family and general correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, notes, and other papers concerning Johnson's life and activities as sculptor and feminist. Documents her work on the monument to Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, now located in the crypt of the United States Capitol. Also includes records of sittings by Susan B. Anthony, John Burroughs, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, and ...
Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976
Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823
United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.
Hubbard, Thomas H. (Thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980
Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
Corbin, Henry Clark
Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989
Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.
May Craig papers, 1929-1975
Journalist. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to her career as a the Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine.
Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965
Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...
Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, 1900-1990
Association dedicated to preserving Douglass's home and to disseminating knowledge of African-American history. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Cedar Hill, and to African-American history. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president Mary E. C. Gregory.
Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960
Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.
Ford, John Thompson
Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852
Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.
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, ...
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928
Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1956-1993
Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government ...