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    Waqiat-i-Nadiri (History of Nadir Shah)
    Waqa-i-Nadiri | Vāqiʻāt-i Nādiri Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Historical study of Iran and Afghanistan during the reign of Nādir Shāh, 1688-1747.
    • Contributor: Mahdī Khān Astarābād
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    Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, other legal papers, printed materials, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Documents Gesell's cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations. Specific ...
    • Contributor: Gesell, Gerhard Alden
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    Reverb Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble - Reverb (Vocal Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2007-02-07
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    Margaret Bayard Smith Papers: Commonplace Books, 1799-1843; [1843]
    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Date: 1843

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    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, subject file, legal and financial records, biographical material, appointment calendars, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, charts, graphs, diagrams, photographs, and other papers documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.; member of various commissions relating to ...
    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
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    Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports, notes, articles, pamphlets, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and to the operation of the Panama Canal. Other subjects include the Panama Railroad Co., Central America, Panama, and Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including Arlington Memorial Bridge (Va.) and renovation of the White House.
    • Contributor: Mehaffey, Joseph Cowles
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    Roscoe Robinson papers, 1945-1993 Army officer. Correspondence, speeches, interview transcripts, office files, thesis and term papers, photographs, scrapbooks, personnel records, awards and certificates, reports, and miscellaneous papers related to Robinson's military career.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Roscoe
    • Date: 1945
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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the U.S. president, and other elected officials and political figures. The dinner features humorous anecdotes concerning the statesmen, politicians, and elected officials.
    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.)
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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor ...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Alfred Easton Poor papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, logbooks, subject files, publications, reports, appointment calendars, sketchbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Poor's architectural career, particularly his designs for public buildings. Includes materials relating to designs for the Wright Brothers Memorial in Kitty Hawk, N.C., and the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building in Washington, D.C., to the restoration of the West Front and renovation of the old ...
    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, legal files, financial records, military records, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Blair family members. Family correspondents include many members of the immediate Blair family as well as extended relations such as Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Blair, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Virginia L. Woodbury Fox, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Samuel Phillips Lee, Minna Blair Richey, and ...
    • Contributor: Blair, Francis Preston - Blair, Frank P., (Francis Preston) - Blair, Gist - Blair, Montgomery - Blair, Woodbury - Clapp, Charles Q. - Stevens, Samuel - Woodbury, Levi
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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
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    Conversation with 11 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Scott, Phyllis Marie
    • Date: 1968-10-30

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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969 Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).
    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
    • Date: 1920
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    Ḍawʼ al-lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb
    ضوء اللمع في الحساب Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a poem on arithmetic dedicated to Shihāb al-Dīn Aḥmad ibn Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Bahwashī al-Shāfiʻī, as mentioned at the end of the manuscript.
    • Contributor: Ḥamīdī, ʻabd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Aḥmad Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1588
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    Gerhard Colm papers, 1935-1968 Economist. Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, and newspaper clippings documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Date: 1953
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah /
    كتاب الجدول في الحساب السنين العربية و الرومية / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.
    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Laṭīf.
    • Date: 18??
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    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, legal and financial records, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, receipts, newspaper clippings, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family. Includes material concerning houses in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) and Manchester, Vt. Receipts include those with the name Grace Lincoln Temple, a noted interior decorator of the time. Includes Mary Todd Lincoln's correspondence during her confinement at ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd - Lincoln, Abraham - Lincoln, Mary Todd
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notes, research material, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics. Part I, dated 1786-1978 with bulk dates of 1955-1975, consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, book drafts and outlines, book reviews, articles, research material, notes, minutes of meetings, ...
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Abrams, Elliott - Bullock, Tony - Gale, Joseph H. - Maxwell, Gray - Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), the Godkin Lectures, Harvard University - Patterson, Mark - Russert, Tim - Samet, Andrew James
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    United States. Department of the Treasury records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly accounting records but also correspondence, letterbooks, circulars, daybooks, digest of laws, reports, indexes, newspapers, printed material, and other records produced by various offices of the U.S. Department of the Treasury reflecting a portion of the activities of the department. Subjects include military pay and pensions from the American Revolution and War of 1812, the Civil War, customs collection, property assessment in Washington, D.C. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Department of the Treasury - United States. Board of Treasury - United States. Comptroller of the Treasury - United States. Department of the Treasury. First Auditor's Office - United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Fifth Auditor - United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Third Auditor - United States. Division of Customs - United States. Office of Commissary General of Prisoners
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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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