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    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971 Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Date: 1863
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    Henry T. Mayo papers, 1866-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining mainly to Mayo's naval career.
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) - Mayo, Henry T.
    • Date: 1866
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, 1836-1875 United States representative, lawyer, and jurist. Chiefly letters written by Parker while serving in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. from 1837 to 1839.
    • Contributor: Parker, Amasa J. (Amasa Junius) - Parker, Amasa J.
    • Date: 1836
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    Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867 Dental surgeon and inventor. Correspondence, legal records, and financial account books relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and documenting his dental practice in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
    • Date: 1836
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    William E. Humphrey papers, 1903-1936 Lawyer, United States congressman, and member of the Federal Trade Commission. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and other papers relating primarily to Humphrey's service in the United States House of Representatives (1903-1917) and on the Federal Trade Commission (1925-1933).
    • Contributor: Humphrey, William E. (William Ewart) - Humphrey, William E.
    • Date: 1903
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    Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.
    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Date: 1910
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    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969 Sculptor. Correspondence, commission files, subject files, articles, certificates and awards, photographs, printed matter, a scrapbook, and microfilm mostly relating to Borglum's career as a sculptor, his works of art, and his activities with the American Expeditionary Forces Art Training Center in Bellevue, France, Silvermine Group of Artists in New Canaan, Connecticut, and the School of American Sculpture in New York.
    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
    • Date: 1886
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    John Barrett papers, 1861-1943 Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, 1916-1958 United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.
    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (Lewis Baxter) - Schwellenbach, Lewis
    • Date: 1916
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    Hubbard family papers, 1639-1925 Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, primarily Gardiner G. Hubbard, his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard , father, Samuel Hubbard, and father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Includes material relating to Gardiner Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, ranching in Washington state, and...
    • Date: 1639
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    Ruže Dalmatinke concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 18, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. From the town of Vela Luka on the island of Korcula, Dalmatia, Croatia, Marija Damjanovic Franulovich and her family immigrated to the United States after World War II. The group Ruže Dalmatinke is...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2012
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    Hillcrest Children's Center (Washington, D.C.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes of meetings, committee and staff reports, admittance and application records, journals, ledgers, financial statements, deeds, mortgages, bank checks, budget estimates, index cards, and other records reflecting the financial and managerial techniques of the center. Includes material pertaining to the working arrangement and eventual merger of the center with the Washington Institute of Mental Hygiene and the Children's House (Bethesda, Md.).
    • Contributor: Hillcrest Children's Center (Washington, D.C.) - Washington City Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.) - Washington Female Orphan Asylum (Washington, D.C.) - Hillcrest Children's Village (Washington, D.C.)
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore,...
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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    Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, articles, commission files, subject files, biographical material, printed matter, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Borglum's career as a sculptor and to his works of art. Documents his activities with the Silvermine Group of Artists, New Canaan, Conn.; and the School of American Sculpture, New York, N.Y. Also documents Borglum's World War I service in France with the Young Men's Christian...
    • Contributor: Borglum, Solon Hannibal
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    William E. Humphrey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, printed copies of Humphrey's speeches as U.S. representative, an original illustration by Clifford Kennedy Berryman, and records of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Subjects include cases before the commission, Humphrey's dissenting opinions, and his removal from the commission by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt relates to Roosevelt's political conflicts within the Republican Party, his relations with William H. Taft and others...
    • Contributor: Humphrey, William E. (William Ewart) - United States. Federal Trade Commission
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    Ralph Cooper Hutchison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, sermons, writings, and other papers relating to Hutchison's tenure as president of Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa., 1931-1945; president of Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., 1945-1957; chancellor of Abadan Institute of Technology, Iran, 1957-1960; and director of a research firm, Studies in Higher Education, based in Philadelphia, Pa., 1960-1966. Includes college catalogs, yearbooks, and study guides.
    • Contributor: Hutchison, Ralph Cooper
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    Irving Brant papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    Edward Maynard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and legal and financial records relating to Maynard's improvements in the manufacture and sale of firearms and to his dental practice in Washington, D.C. Documents Maynard's invention of a percussion primer (known as the Maynard tape primer), his patent of it in 1845, and his efforts, along with his partners, Thomas L. Smith and J. Washington Tyson, to get firearms manufactured utilizing the...
    • Contributor: Maynard, Edward
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    Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Schwellenbach's service as U.S. senator from Washington (State) and U.S. secretary of labor in the Harry S. Truman presidential administration. Subjects include Schwellenbach's friendship with Truman, anti-alien legislation, anti-communism, civil liberties, Huey Long and the use of filibuster in the U.S. Senate, fishing and lumber industries in Washington (State), labor strikes, rights of...
    • Contributor: Schwellenbach, Lewis (Lewis Baxter)
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    Hubbard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, speeches, writings, notes, printed matter, drawings, and other papers of members of the Hubbard family and allied Bell, Greene, and McCurdy families. Primarily the papers of Gardiner G. Hubbard; his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard; his father, Samuel Hubbard; and his father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Documents Gardiner G. Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf; the Caledonia Mine,...
    • Contributor: Hubbard, Gardiner G. (Gardiner Greene) - Hubbard, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy - Hubbard, Samuel - McCurdy, Robert Henry
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    John Barrett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, subject files, biographical material, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist in California, Washington, and Oregon; his appointments as U.S. minister to Argentina, Colombia, Panama, and Thailand; his duties as director general of the Pan American Union; and his work as a counselor and arbiter in...
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
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    Amasa J. Parker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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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    Henry T. Mayo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, memoirs, genealogical material, reports, orders, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Mayo's naval career. Includes accounts of his daily routine during tours of duty at sea and narratives of significant events in his career including the exploration and hydrographic survey of Puget Sound in the late 1800s, his participation in the relief expedition (1883) aboard the gunboat Yantic...
    • Contributor: Mayo, Henry T. (Henry Thomas)
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    Margaret MacArthur Margaret MacArthur performs ballads and songs from Vermont, another in the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Macarthur, Margaret - Beck, Jane C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2005-06-21
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    The Birmingham Sunlights Gospel Quartet Birmingham Sunlights perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Sunlights, Birmingham - Birmingham Sunlights (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005-12-07