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    L. Quincy Mumford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reports, bibliographical material, committee reports, congressional bills, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Mumford's career at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Mumford, L. Quincy (Lawrence Quincy)
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    Horatio King papers, 1832-1906 United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.
    • Contributor: King, Horatio
    • Date: 1832
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, military papers, family papers, scrapbooks, drawings, maps, plans, sketches and studies, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters. Documents his work supervising construction in Maryland and Washington, D.C., on the Washington Aqueduct, additions to the U.S. Capitol, and the ...
    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery
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    John Payton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, legal records, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton's career as corporation counsel for the District of Columbia and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Subjects include affirmative action, civil rights, education, and law. Documents his activities with South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights ...
    • Contributor: Payton, John
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund records, 1965-1994 Organization founded for the purpose of erecting a national memorial honoring American veterans of the Vietnam conflict. Administrative files document the operations and technical resources required for the erection of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well as the surrounding political controversy.
    • Contributor: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
    • Date: 1965
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    Riggs family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and business correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, biographical and genealogical papers, printed matter, and other papers of Riggs family members. Includes papers of Elisha Riggs (1779-1853) relating to family affairs, travel in Europe, sales of land in Illinois, and the development of his New York mercantile business; papers of Elisha Riggs, Jr. (1826-1881) relating to travel in Great Britain, the firm of Corcoran ...
    • Contributor: Riggs, Elisha - Riggs, Elisha Francis - Riggs, George Washington - Riggs, Romulus - Riggs, Thomas - Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason) - Riggs, William Henry
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    Dīvān-i silsilah va al-z̲ahab min ashʻār
    ديوان سلسلة و ال-ذهب من شسعار / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript. Persian. Title from folio 1b. Title and author statement on facing pages. Probably copied in Iran. Paper; cream-colored, Middle Eastern laid paper with no chain lines; black ink, section headings in gold and blue ink, 2 columns in blue and gold border; title on folios 1b-2a highly decordated in dark blue and gold; catchwords on rectos. Date on folio 1a 28 Rabīʻ al-awwal ...
    • Contributor: Jām
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911 Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.
    • Date: 1850
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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, 1853-1999 Private detective agency directed by the Pinkerton family to protect interests of clients in business and industry. The records include business and family correspondence, biographical and genealogical records, administrative records such as procedural guidelines and training manuals, and criminal case files which include correspondence, reports, photographs, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
    • Date: 1853
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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, 1833-1961 Wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, My Memoir, financial and legal records, family and genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating largely to political and social life in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
    • Date: 1833
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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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    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.
    • Contributor: Moore, Charles
    • Date: 1848
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    Collections, Collaborations, and Connections symposium : the American Folklife Center at forty, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available A free public symposium to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in 1976. The panel discussions highlighted the Center's unparalleled collections, explored innovative approaches to cultural documentation, and focused on current best practices regarding ownership rights and access to archival resources in today's rapidly changing digital landscape. Research scholars, community members, documentarians, and ...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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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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    al-Kalām al-yasīr fī ʻilāj al-maqʻadah wa-al-bawāsīr /
    الكلام اليسير في علاج المقعدة و البواسير / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text addresses the causes, diagnosis, and medical treatment by diet and drugs of calculi (stones) in the kidney, bladder, hemorrhoids, and hips. The text was written in 1169 H [1755]. The colophon is followed by a second incomplete text.
    • Contributor: Damanhūrī, Aḥmad Ibn ʻabd Al-Munʻim.
    • Date: 1848
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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849 Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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    José Ignacio Rodríguez papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; legal records; notes, drafts, and other literary papers; newspaper clippings; and other papers relating to Rodriguez's career as an author and lawyer. Documents his work involving Latin American claims commissions and governments and his writings on Latin American history. Includes material pertaining to claims against the governments of Cuba and the Dominican Republic; cases before various Spanish and American Claims commissions, the French ...
    • Contributor: Rodríguez, José Ignacio - Mestre, José Manuel - Junta (New York, N.Y.) - Real Sociedad Económica De Amigos Del País (Cuba)
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    Harold H. Burton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, legal case files, speeches, writings, reports, broadsides, maps, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs, chiefly relating to Burton's service as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1945-1958) and U.S. senator from Ohio (1941-1945). Subjects include his Cleveland law practice, Ohio and Republican Party politics, social life in Washington, D.C., Townsend Plan, Inc., the Truman Committee (U.S. Senate Special Committee Investigating the ...
    • Contributor: Burton, Harold H. (Harold Hitz)
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    Conversation with 18 year old black male, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Thompson, Alfred
    • Date: 1968-04-18

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