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    Simons family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and diary notes (1918-1922), receipts, subject files, programs, printed matter, and clippings comprising the papers (1902-1940) of William H. Simons. The papers document Simons's career as secretary of the international committee of the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary teacher in Nigeria. Topics include racial and social conditions in Durban, South Africa; ...
    • Contributor: Curtis, Joseph O. - Garrett, Naomi Mills - Simons, Alfred E. - Simons, William H.
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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, indentures, contracts, deeds, wills, surveyors' notes, bills and receipts containing slavery bills of sale, and newspapers concerning the activities of Desha, a soldier-politician in Kentucky in the early 19th century, and of his son, John R. Desha, a physician. Subjects include the conduct of the War of 1812, including the defense and fall of Washington, D.C., to the British, and the conduct of ...
    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph - Desha, John R.
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    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982 Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.
    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Date: 1925
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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising. Includes material relating to the public sale of stock in 1939, acquisition of Brooks Brothers in 1946, and attempted takeover of the company by Allied Stores Corporation in 1981. Other topics include a memorial to Joseph James Darlington and Julius Garfinckel's loan of his James McNeill Whistler etchings ...
    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence (1860-1880), and diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks's political career in the House of Representatives and to his service as an army officer during the Civil War. Includes papers on the Kansas territorial question, the assault on Charles Sumner, and the establishment of the Republican Party. Civil War topics include ...
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
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    Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982 Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.
    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Date: 1901
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    James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975 James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of ...
    • Contributor: McGranery, James P. (James Patrick) - McGranery, James P.
    • Date: 1909
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    Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].
    Storia delle navig. del Colo. | Storia delle navigazioni del Colombo, or Colocut Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...
    • Contributor: Trevisan, Angelo - Sá, João De - Anghiera, Pietro Martire D - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1503
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    William B. Randolph papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal correspondence and financial, legal, and other papers of Randolph, his father, Peter S. Randolph, his mother, Elizabeth Randolph, his guardian, Richard Adams, and other relatives and friends. The papers reflect the management and economic aspects of Randolph's Virginia plantation, Chatsworth, before the Civil War, especially farming and the buying and selling of slaves. Other topics include the election of Thomas Jefferson to the ...
    • Contributor: Randolph, William - Adams, Richard - Randolph, Elizabeth - Randolph, Peter S.
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    W.B. Bryan notes and newspaper extracts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Handwritten notes along with extracts from newspapers, many published in the District of Columbia, relating to Washington, D.C., compiled by Bryan while researching his two-volume work, A history of the national capital from its foundation through the period of the adoption of the organic act (1914-1916).
    • Contributor: Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart)
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    Naqd al-juzʼ al-awwal min sharḥ al-Qudūrī, al-musammá bi-al-Jawhar.
    نقد الجئء الاول من شرح القدوري، المسمى بالجواهر. | Jawharah al-nayyirah Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Commentary on the Mukhtaşar of al-Qudūrī.
    • Contributor: Ḥaddād, Abū Bakr Ibn ʻal
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    Conversation with 31 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Wingfield, Frances
    • Date: 1969

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    Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960 Educator. Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, an unfinished biography of Miner by Lester Grosvenor Wells, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls in Washington, D.C., slavery, the Civil War, feminism, and spiritualism.
    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
    • Date: 1825
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    Margaret Bayard Smith Papers: Miscellany; Writings; Extracts; Other
    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Date: 1796

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    J. Skelly Wright papers, 1933-1987 Attorney, judge, and educator. Personal and professional correspondence, case files, opinions, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, financial papers, teaching material, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to Wright's legal and judicial career.
    • Contributor: Wright, J. Skelly
    • Date: 1933
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    ملفوظات. | Malfoozate Teemoor Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Memoirs of Timur originally written in Chagatay, now lost, translated into Persian by the Mughal scholar Abū Ṭālib al-Ḥusaynī.
    • Contributor: Timur - Abū Ṭālib Al-Ḥusayn
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    Conversation with 14 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Hawkins, Tajuana
    • Date: 1968-07-25

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    Hope Ridings Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, interviews, published writings, invitations, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Miller's career as society editor of the Washington Post (1938-1944), associate editor and editor of Diplomat magazine (1952-1966), and author of newspaper columns, articles, and books on social and diplomatic life in Washington, D.C. Includes interviews (1934-1935) conducted by Boyden Sparkes with Evalyn Walsh McLean and correspondence, writings, and photographs relating to Perle Mesta. ...
    • Contributor: Miller, Hope Ridings
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    Kitāb rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb : al-mulakhkhaṣah maʻa taqrīb al-maʻānī wa-ḍabṭ al-qawāʻid wa-al-mabānī fī ghayr hādhā al-kitāb /
    كتاب رفع الحجاب عن وجوه اعمال الحساب : الملخصة مع تقريب المعاني وضبط القواعد والمباني في غير هذا الكتاب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. is a commentary in two parts on the author's treatise on mathematics (Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb).
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Bannāʼ, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937 Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert’s service as an engineer and parliamentarian.
    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Date: 1853
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943 Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...
    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Date: 1779
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    Henry Robinson Luce papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; manuscripts of speeches, writings, and unpublished book; legal and financial records; subject files; honorary degrees, awards, invitations, and citations; and other material relating primarily to Luce's advisory and philanthropic activities and, to a lesser degree, his career, households, finances, and travels. Major topics include the social, cultural, and political history of China, U.S. social and political history, ecology, education, Christianity, philanthropy, civil rights, ...
    • Contributor: Luce, Henry Robinson