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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text consists of extracts from and commentary on Tashrīḥ al-aflāk by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Fol. 65b contains a list of book titles and a short story (scratched out) dated 1232 H [1816 or 17] and written in a second hand.

    • Date: 17??
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    Raymond Clapper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II. Subjects include Clapper's book, Racketeering in Washington (1933), censorship, Clapper family, defense, elections, Germany, Great Britain, Gridiron Club, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, inaugurations, Japan, ...

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
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    Reid family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I contains correspondence primarily between Benjamin B. French and his half brother Henry Flagg French of Exeter, N.H., journals (1828-1870), poems, clippings, and printed material. Includes Benjamin B. French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Company, the presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, D.C., French's association with Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln's assassination, the Civil War, the ...

    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (benjamin Brown) - French, Francis O. (francis Ormond) - Richardson, William Merchant - Tuck, Amos
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    Anna Kelton Wiley papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, notes, appointment books, family papers, financial records, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wiley's activities on behalf of women's rights as well as child welfare, consumer protection, and Indian rights. Documents her membership and work in associations and clubs including the American Pure Food League; Columbian Women, George Washington University; District of Columbia Federation of ...

    • Contributor: Wiley, Anna Kelton - Campbell, William S. (william Shaw) - Kelton, J. C. (john Cunningham) - Wiley, Harvey Washington
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    Wallace Carroll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and propaganda leaflets comprising subject files with narrative histories and inventories documenting Carroll's duties as deputy director for European operations of the U.S. Office of War Information in Washington, D.C. (1944-1945), and, to a lesser extent, as director of the OWI branch in London, England (1942-1944) and his work for the Psychological Strategy Board, the U.S. Dept. of State, and the ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Wallace
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Conversation with 24 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Taylor, Brenda
    • Date: 1968-08-03

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    Neil Sheehan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, drafts of writings, interview transcripts, notes, research material, and other papers relating to Sheehan's career as a journalist for United Press International in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (1962-1964), and for the New York Times in Indonesia (1965), Vietnam (1965-1966), and Washington, D.C. (1966-1972); to his writings concerning the Vietnamese conflict, especially his books, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and ...

    • Contributor: Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (william Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David ... Sheehan, Neil - Alsop, Joseph - Braestrup, Peter - Bunker, Ellsworth - Christian, George - Colby, William Egan - Depuy, William E. (william Eugene) - Ellsberg, Daniel - Habib, Philip Charles - Halberstam, David - Huỳnh, Văn Cao - Komer, Robert - Krulak, Victor H. - Lansdale, Edward Geary - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Lý, Tòng B - Ngô, Dzu - Phạm, Văn Đồng - Trần, Ngọc Châu - Vann, John Paul - Westmoreland, William C. (william Childs) - York, Robert H. (robert Howard) - United States. Department of Defense
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    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 17??
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    Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general, 1862-1875, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators; the trial of Mary Surratt; and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include legal matters and politics in Kentucky ...

    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
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    E.G. Squier papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873). Includes material pertaining to the Honduran legation in Washington, D.C. (chiefly 1860-1863) and particularly to ...

    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (ephraim George)
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    Ambrose W. Thompson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Business and family correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, statistical tables, patent papers, stocks and bonds, printed matter, drawings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Thompson's business interests in canals, land speculation, railroads, and steamships. Records of the Chiriqui Improvement Company pertain to its efforts to establish a colony of freedmen from the District of Columbia in Chiriqui Province, Panama, as well as to develop ...

    • Contributor: Thompson, Ambrose W.
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    Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, and other records relating to literary and intellectual matters and to the organization and administration of the society. Members included cultural and civic leaders of Washington, D.C., such as Albert W. Atwood, Alexander Graham Bell, Clifford Kennedy Berryman, George Franklin Bowerman, Katherine Garrison Chapin, Tyler Dennett, Edward Miner Gallaudet, Frederick Richmond Goff, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, ...

    • Contributor: Literary Society of Washington (washington, D.C.)
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Kitāb al-yawāqīt fī maʻrifat al-mawāqīt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript has 12 pages of tables followed by 2 pages of notes from Kashf al-qinaʻ fī rasm al-arbāʻ; this section has pages missing. Note in a second hand on the title page says that the author was [an astronomer?] for the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD).

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 19??
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    Qadi zadah ala al

    A commentary on al-Jighmīnī's book on astronomy, al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.

    • Contributor: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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    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.

    • Contributor: Hackett, Nathaniel D. (nathaniel Davis) - Hackett, Nathaniel D.
    • Date: 1853
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    Theodore Granik papers, 1930-1970

    Lawyer and radio and television moderator. Correspondence, legal proceedings, printed transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scripts, memoranda, production inventories, and newspaper clippings documenting Granik's law practice in Washington, D. C., and New York, N.Y., and his work in broadcasting.

    • Contributor: Granik, Theodore
    • Date: 1930
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    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
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Kitāb qurrat al-ʻayn fī tasyīr al-nayyirayn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is principally based on the writings of ʻAlī ibn Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Shāṭir (1304-1375), as the introduction mentions. The colophon says that the text was copied from a manuscript with many errors written in a bad hand.

    • Contributor: Jaʻbarī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Qādir
    • Date: 1525
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    Lilli Vincenz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Capital Pool Checkers Club, : tradition, competition, and community in Washington, D.C. / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Peggy Fleming in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on March 18, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Presenters included Peggy Fleming, photographer, filmmaker and author; Maurice Jackson, professor of history, Georgetown University; Oliver Griffin, Frank Webber, and Tal Roberts, Capital Checker Club members. ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Date: 2011
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.

    • Contributor: ʻāmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Date: 17??
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    Conversation with 61 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Smith, Raphael
    • Date: 1968-00-00

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    Wilbur Underwood papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings including poems, journal, notebook, subject files, legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, sketchbooks, photographs, illustrations, and other papers. Includes genealogical material relating to the Bayard family of Delaware and the Harrison family of Virginia; typescripts concerning Florence Deakins Becker and Thomas Jefferson Murray, Jr.; and papers of Underwood's brother, Norman Underwood, including research material for his book, Washington, D. C., Life of ...

    • Contributor: Underwood, Wilbur - Underwood, Norman
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    Edward Everett Hayden family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to the Hayden family. Topics include Hayden's position as secretary of the National Geographic Society (1895-1897), his work in charge of time service and chronometers at the United States Naval Observatory (1902-1910), his command of the U.S. Naval Station at Key West, Fla. (1910-1915), his various ...

    • Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones