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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 43 year old black male, Washington, DC (Tra...
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Taylor, William
    • Date: 1968-05-22

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    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.
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    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.
    • Contributor: Poor, Alfred Easton
    • Date: 1866
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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
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    Irving Brant papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, research notes, testimonies, newspaper clippings, and other papers reflecting Brant's newspaper career primarily as editor of the St. Louis Star (later the St. Louis Star-Times), his work with the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration as speechwriter and conservation consultant for U.S. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, and his literary career as a playwright. Subjects include civil rights and ...
    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
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    Gilbert Thompson journal,
    Gilbert Thompson papers
    Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert

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    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.
    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
    • Date: 1883
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    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.
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1829
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Rowland Evans papers, Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his years as a reporter with the New York Herald Tribune and his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary ...
    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland - Novak, Robert D.
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 22 year old black male, Washington, DC (Tra...
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Rich, Ronald
    • Date: 1968-07-10

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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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    Miles-Cameron families correspondence, Chiefly correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J.D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles relating primarily to personal affairs and to social life in Washington, D.C. Includes letters from many prominent individuals in national and international diplomatic, military, and political circles during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Correspondents of the Cameron, Miles, and allied Sherman families include Simon Cameron, Yulee Noble Miles, ...
    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
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    Cuno Hugo Rudolph scrapbooks, Scrapbooks containing correspondence, speeches, testimonials, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs focusing on Rudolph's role as president of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, Washington D.C., and relating to civic and social affairs in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Rudolph, Cuno Hugo
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    Durrat al-tāj.
    درة التاج.
    Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.
    • Contributor: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qul
    • Date: 1500
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    Kitab al
    كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / | Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    هاذا كتاب عجائب الدنيا و ما فيها / | Partie de Merveìlle du monde, Adjaib-i makhlukhat | ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.
    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Muḥammad, ʻal
    • Date: 1797
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    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.
    • Contributor: Overholser, Winfred
    • Date: 1911
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    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.
    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Robert Green
    • Date: 1826
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    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.
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Date: 1793
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    Irwin Hood Hoover papers, Chiefly diaries and diary notes concerning U.S. presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House (1891-1933). Also includes correspondence and notes addressed to Hoover, many of which are from Woodrow Wilson, some relating to Wilson's wedding to Edith Bolling Galt. Includes a diary and letters from Hoover to his family written while traveling in Europe, 1918-1919, and accompanying ...
    • Contributor: Hoover, Irwin Hood
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    George Watterston papers, Correspondence, memorandum books, writings, and legal and financial records pertaining to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress, his political and publishing activities in Washington, D.C., and travels in Jamaica. Includes correspondence of his daughter, Eliza H. Watterston, and other family members; records (1838-1842) of the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.; and materials pertaining to the history of Washington, D.C. Correspondents include John Quincy ...
    • Contributor: Watterston, George - Washington National Monument Society
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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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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /
    هذا كتاب فتح التداوي من جميع الأمراض و الشكاوي /
    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...
    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū Saʻīd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers, Correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers relating to Pierre Charles L'Enfant's career as an architect-engineer and to his personal and family life. Includes material concerning the design of the city of Washington and the conflict between L'Enfant and commissioners Daniel Carroll, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Johnson. Also includes material pertaining to the Society of the Cincinnati, the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, Robert ...
    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley - Digges, Thomas Attwood - Digges, William Dudley - L'enfant, Pierre Charles
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Adelaide
    • Date: 1873
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    Myrtilla Miner papers, Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls (Washington, D.C.), the Civil War, feminism, slavery, and spiritualism. Includes an unfinished biography of Miner written by Lester Grosvenor Wells and correspondence of Achsa Miner and other Miner (Minor) family members. Other correspondents include William H. Beecher, Walpole Cecil, Samuel Rhoads, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, ...
    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al... Correspondence; diaries; journals; travel diaries; manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings; business and financial records; biographical and genealogical materials; printed matter; drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs; and other papers pertaining primarily to family affairs. Includes papers of the Chauncy (later Chauncey) family; sermons (1759-1798) for an American Indian congregation probably written by Elnathan Chauncy; Joseph Hand's letters, chiefly to his ...
    • Contributor: Aldrich, Morton Arnold - Aldrich, Zoë Worthington Fiske - Chauncy, Elnathan - Fiske, Asa Severance - Fiske, Elizabeth Worthington Hand - Fiske, Samuel Wheelock - Fowler, William Chauncey - Hand, Catharine Worthington Fowler - Hand, Joseph Winborn - Meigs, Return Jonathan - Stephenson, John Aldrich
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the U.S. Congress to his wife, Harriet Langdon Roberts Parker, in Delhi, N.Y., describing his trip to Washington, the city, the Capitol building, and his impressions of John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster. Other topics include dueling, Indian affairs, politics, and Washington social life and theater. Also includes letters written while Parker was ...
    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius)
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    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.
    • Date: 1865
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    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.
    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (Thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1817
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    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, clippings, printed material, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level. Reflects concerns of the organization under Ralph G. Neas, appointed executive director in 1981, relating to support by the Ronald Reagan administration and the federal judiciary ...
    • Contributor: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
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    Hugh T. Taggart collection relating to the District of Columb... United States district attorney. Correspondence, letterbooks, daybooks, minutes, notebooks, accounts, invoices, financial records, broadside, and printed matter collected by Hugh T. Taggart relating to the survey, sale, and assessment of property in the District of Columbia, Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), and Maryland.
    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas) - Taggart, Hugh T.
    • Date: 1751
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kitāb al-yawāqīt fī maʻrifat al-mawāqīt.
    كتاب اليواقيت في معرفة الموافيت.
    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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    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.
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, "My Memoir" (1939), financial and legal records, family papers, genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining primarily to political and social life in Washington, D.C. Composed chiefly of correspondence with leaders in American political life and society. Correspondents include presidents and wives of presidents: Calvin Coolidge, Grace Goodhue Coolidge, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 3 Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This session includes panels on programmatic presentations and on preservation and digital stewardship. Speakers included Michael J. Giaro, Ahmed Samir Habib, Alan R. Burdette, Janel Quirante, Gulnara Aitpaeva, Carl Fleischauer and Maurice Mengel Aspect.
    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (Kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-26
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    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.
    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Date: 1508
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    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.
    • Contributor: Craig, May
    • Date: 1929
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    Pierce-Aiken family papers, Chiefly correspondence between members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means families, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce; together with genealogical material and photographs. Topics include antebellum New England family life (especially in Massachusetts and New Hampshire), religion, politics, War of 1812, slavery, and events at Bowdoin College which Jane M. Pierce's father, Jesse Appleton, served as president. Jane M. ...
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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, 1919-1981 Washington, D.C., department store. Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising.
    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
    • Date: 1919
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    Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, and other papers of Vrooman and Scott family members, chiefly Vrooman; his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman; his mother-in-law, Julia Green Scott; and his brothers, Frank Buffington Vrooman, Hiram Vrooman, and Walter Vrooman. Subjects include agriculture and agricultural policy, especially during Vrooman's tenure as assistant secretary of agriculture in the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; social life in Washington, D.C., in the ...
    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz - Scott, Julia Green - Vrooman, Frank Buffington - Vrooman, Hiram - Vrooman, Julia Scott - Vrooman, Walter
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm.
    النزهة الحساب لابن هائم.
    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1772
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    Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association record... 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.
    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Date: 1900
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    John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Al... Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.
    • Date: 1745
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    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.
    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Date: 1809
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    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.
    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Date: 1794
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People re... 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, ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    The Playford Assembly : celebrating the 100th anniversary of ... Event titled, "The Playford Assembly: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society with Lecture, Music and Dance Demonstrations" Dance historian Graham Christian discussed his new book, The Playford Assembly, which features 125 historical dances, edited for use by contemporary dancers and dance leaders. The lecture was followed by demonstration of dances. The event was cosponsored by the Country Dance and ...
    • Contributor: Christian, Graham - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Country Dance and Song Society of America
    • Date: 2016
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    Horatio King papers, Correspondence relating primarily to the U.S. Post Office Dept.; Democratic Party; politics; legislation; patronage; the secession crisis of 1860-1861; King's literary, historical, and social activities; and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the 19th century. Correspondents include Adam Badeau, Chauncey F. Black, James Buchanan, Nahum Capen, Schuyler Colfax, Andrew Gregg Curtin, George Ticknor Curtis, J.C. Bancroft Davis, John A. Dix, ...
    • Contributor: King, Horatio
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    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.
    • Date: 1700
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 31 year old black female, Washington, DC (T...
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Wingfield, Frances
    • Date: 1969-01-00

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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Gesell, Gerhard Alden
    • Date: 1956
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    Custis-Lee family papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...
    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell ... Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
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    Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970 Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
    • Date: 1920
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, 1869-1968 Lawyer, politician, assistant secretary of the treasury, and governor of the Federal Reserve Board. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings and speeches, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the United States Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System, his civic affairs, and his family's social life in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Charles S.
    • Date: 1869
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    Henry A. Willard II collection, Series I, chiefly 1820-1840, the Bradley-Willard family papers consists primarily of financial records concerning business dealings in Westminster, Vt., and Washington, D.C. Family correspondents include Stephen Row Bradley, Revolutionary War officer and U.S. representative from Vermont; his son, William Czar Bradley, lawyer and U.S. representative from Vermont; and William's father-in-law, Mark Richards, merchant and U.S. representative from Vermont. Series II, chiefly 1820-1840, the Henry ...
    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Bradley, Stephen Row - Bradley, William Czar - Richards, Mark
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    Hedrick Smith papers, Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about U.S. politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Rash's pioneering role in broadcast journalism. Includes material from a 1939 experimental remote location television transmission; the Army-McCarthy hearings; the hydrogen bomb test at Enewetak; Rash's years as a White House correspondent during the Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Dwight D. Eisenhower administrations; and his work on ...
    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
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    Charles Ewing family papers, Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, genealogical notebooks, legal and business records, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating to the family of Charles Ewing during and after the Civil War. Includes volumes of family history and genealogy, illustrated with correspondence, family trees, clippings, and portraits. Materials pertain to the Ewing, Larwill, Miller, and Stibbs families. Papers of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871) consist primarily of records from ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Charles - Ewing, Thomas - Ewing, Virginia Larwill Miller
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    Alice Roosevelt Longworth papers, Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Longworth's newspaper column of comments on the political scene in Washington, reminiscences for Ladies' Home Journal, world travels, engagement and marriage to Nicholas Longworth in 1906, and social life in Washington, D.C. Correspondents include her father, Theodore Roosevelt; her stepmother, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt; and other family members, friends, and social acquaintances.
    • Contributor: Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
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    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, 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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    Courtney Letts de Espil papers, Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning Letts de Espil's years (1933-1943) in Washington, D.C., as wife of Felipe A. Espil, Argentine ambassador to the U.S. Diary entries concern social affairs in Washington and include references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era such as Adolf Augustus and Beatrice Bishop Berle, Antoinette and Charles Evans Hughes, Cordell and Frances ...
    • Contributor: Letts De Espil, Courtney
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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...
    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    United States Naval Observatory records, 1830-1900 Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Naval Observatory, located in Washington, D.C., including of the superintendent, Nautical Almanac, librarian, and the superintendent of compasses and instruments, concerning activities of the observatory and tracing its development from its origin in the Depot of Charts and Instruments.
    • Contributor: United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1830
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb.
    شرح اللمع في علم الحسالب.
    The text is a commentary on al-Lumʻah al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim.
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1761
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    Daniel Carroll papers, Correspondence, financial and legal documents, surveys of plats, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Carroll's business interests and to his real estate holdings in what later became the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C. Includes material on land surveying and sales in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.; collection of rents; Carroll's holdings in Baltimore Iron Works and Hockley Forge; the settlement of ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
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    Michael Shiner diary, Diary describing events in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Shiner, Michael
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    Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903 Army officer. Papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to official functions at the White House, the assassination of William McKinley, and the unveiling of a statue of Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Bingham, Theo. A.
    • Date: 1897
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900 Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Date: 1852
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    James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, Correspondence, notes, drafts of remarks, commissions, land patents, and other papers relating chiefly to Buchanan's career in the Senate, as U.S. secretary of state, and as minister to Great Britain prior to his presidency in 1857. Subjects include Democratic politics in Pennsylvania and the U.S.; presidential politics including the elections of 1852 and 1856; the Democratic convention of 1852 held in Baltimore, Md.; the ...
    • Contributor: Buchanan, James - Johnston, Harriet Lane
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    William Tappan autograph collection, Correspondence, poetry, miscellaneous documents, rare printed matter, prints, photographs, and letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature. Relates chiefly to the Baltimore, Md.-Washington, D.C., area from the War of 1812 through the early twentieth century. Includes correspondence and other items from John C. Calhoun, Josephus Daniels, Robert Gilmor, Edward Everett Hale, Robert Goodloe Harper, John Eager Howard, Edward Ingle, Samuel Smith, Israel Thorndike, and ...
    • Contributor: Tappan, William
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    Harry Payne Whitney collection of letters of William Collins ... Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs; and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney's service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William C. (William Collins) - Whitney, Harry Payne
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...
    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn)
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    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans. Topics include his army service in France during World War I; the Pan-African movement of the 1920s and 1930s; Haitian diplomatic soirées; the founding conference of the United Nations, San Francisco, Calif. (1945); Logan's meetings with African independence leaders, Kwame Nkrumah and ...
    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
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    John McLean papers, 1817-1861 United States representative from Ohio, postmaster general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, legal briefs, financial data, docket book, printed matter, a file of reports, opinions and briefs arranged by case name, and other papers relating to McLean’s service as postmaster general and Supreme Court justice.
    • Contributor: McLean, John
    • Date: 1817
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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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Shaykh Aḥmad Muḥamma...
    هذه حاشية العالم العلامة الشيخ أحمج محمد الشافعي الجناجي المالكي على شرح السبط المارديني على الياسمينية في علم الجبر و المقابلة ...
    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭaḥa ibn Yūsuf and completed 16 Rajab, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; leaves loose. Black ink throughout the text, framed by a double red line. Few marginal notes; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. With: Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah / ...
    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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    Emile Berliner collection, Textual materials in the collection include family and business correspondence, Emile Berliner's drawings and notes relating to experiments and other matters, printed and typed Berliner speeches, patents, printed reports and bound volumes concerning patent litigation and related topics, and scrapbooks. The photographs are both studio portraits and informal snapshots of Berliner, his family, his associates, and his inventions. Artifacts include telephone, gramophone, and lab ...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Patricia Harris papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 1977-1979, and secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services), 1979-1981. Topics include abortion, civil rights, consumer protection, discrimination, energy, the environment, housing, inflation, immigration, Iran hostage crisis, ...
    • Contributor: Harris, Patricia
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    Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974 Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.
    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Date: 1736
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    Simons family papers, 1887-1982 Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India ...
    • Date: 1887
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    Alfred Easton Poor papers, 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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    Bess Furman papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, financial records, family papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Furman's career as an author and journalist and to her personal life and family. Documents her work for Omaha Bee-News, Associated Press, and New York Times; with the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare; and with Furman Features in collaboration with her sister, Lucile N. Furman, writing ...
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess - Armstrong, Robert Burns - Furman, Lucile N.
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    William Tappan autograph collection, 1640-1939 Autograph collector. Correspondence, miscellaneous documents, prints, poetry, rare printed matter, photographs, and some letters to Tappan, chiefly autographic in nature.
    • Contributor: Tappan, William
    • Date: 1640
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    James Forman papers, 1848-2005 Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.
    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Date: 1848
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    Harold H. Burton papers, 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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    "A Bourgeois Town" : Lead Belly in Washington, D.C. To celebrate the 125th birthday of the legendary folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, American Folklife Center archivist Todd Harvey welcomes Lead Belly family members Terika Dean and Alvin Singh for a discussion about their famous relative, his contributions to American culture and world music, and an overview of the significant Lead Belly materials in the Center's archive. Terika Dean is Lead Belly's great-great ...
    • Contributor: Dean, Terika - Singh, Alvin - Harvey, Todd - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Calvin Coolidge papers, 1915-1932 United States president and businessman. White House office files from Coolidge's presidency consisting of incoming correspondence, draft replies, carbon copies of outgoing letters from Coolidge or one of his secretaries, incoming telegraph messages, appointment books, and names and addresses of White House guests. Includes telegraph messages from the first months of the Herbert Hoover administration.
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
    • Date: 1915
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    W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963 Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Contributor: McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee) - McAtee, W. L.
    • Date: 1803
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sharḥ al-Khulāṣah fī al-ḥisāb /
    شرح الخلاصة في الحساب /
    Text is a commentary on al-Khulaṣah fī al-ḥisāb by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Two poems attributed to ʻAmr ibn al-ʻĀṣ on title page in a different hand. Last page includes a note in a third hand on a different topic.
    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
    • Date: 1665
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah ...
    هذا كتاب اللمعة الماردنية في شرح الياسمينية في علم الجبر والمقابلة ...
    Text is a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1874
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    Henry Robinson Luce papers, 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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    Key-Cutts-Turner family papers, 1808-1975 Correspondence, genealogical and biographical material, a commonplace book, poetry, writings, and printed matter relating to the Key-Cutts-Turner families of North Carolina and Washington, D.C. Chiefly family correspondence of Ann Arnold Key Turner with various relatives including her father, Francis Scott Key, written from Woodley plantation, Warrenton, North Carolina. Also includes letters of Richard Cutts written from Washington, D.C., relating to the commercial and maritime ...
    • Date: 1808
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    Schuyler Colfax correspondence and speeches, 1837-1882 Vice president of the United States, congressman, and newspaper editor. Correspondence and speeches documenting Colfax's activities as a newspaper editor, his involvement in the Whig and Republican parties, and his tenure as United States representative from Indiana and vice president under Ulysses S. Grant.
    • Contributor: Colfax, Schuyler
    • Date: 1837
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Conversation with 16 year old black male, Washington, DC (Tra...
    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Ward, Charles
    • Date: 1968-06-03

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    Philip Lee Phillips papers, Correspondence, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers relating to Phillips's work and career at the Library of Congress as a cartographer and chief of the Library of Congress Map Division. Correspondents include Librarian of Congress Herbert Putnam.
    • Contributor: Phillips, Philip Lee