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  • Collection

    R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury. Letters relating to war debts and loans, post-World War I financing, and bond drives signed by Leffingwell during his term as assistant secretary of the treasury and by other Treasury Department officials.

    • Contributor: Leffingwell, R. C. (russell Cornell) - Leffingwell, R. C.
    • Date: 1917
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    Federal Music Project collection, 1935-1948

    The Federal Music Project (FMP) Collection consists of agency reports, programs, catalogs, index cards, lists, correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, some music scores and parts, a few writings and the papers of George Allen Foster, regional director for New York and New England. The George Allen Foster Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings and reports.

    • Contributor: Federal Music Project (u.s.) - Foster, George Allen - Sokoloff, Nikolai - Seeger, Charles
    • Date: 1935
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    Leighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982

    Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
    • Date: 1912
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943

    Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.

    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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    Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings’s service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.

    • Contributor: Cummings, Harry S.
    • Date: 1890
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    Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930

    United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.

    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Date: 1777
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    William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, administrative files, printed matter, and newspaper clippings related to Brennan's activities as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Brennan, William J. (william Joseph) - Brennan, William J.
    • Date: 1945
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    B.W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964

    Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly Freeman and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers.

    • Contributor: Huebsch, W. (benjamin W.) - Huebsch, W.
    • Date: 1893
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    Nazimova collection, 1877-1988

    Actress. Correspondence, programs, press clippings, and scrapbooks documenting the American stage and film career of the Russian-born actress Nazimova, particularly during the silent film era.

    • Contributor: Nazimova
    • Date: 1877
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    James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois

    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (james Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Date: 1887
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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937

    Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.

    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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    Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin papers, 1921-1993

    Author and actress Ruth Gordon and her husband Garson Kanin, actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence with colleagues in the entertainment industry.

    • Date: 1921
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1935
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...

    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Date: 1988
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    Francis Winslow papers, 1833-1863

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.

    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
    • Date: 1833
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    Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Date: 1880
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    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Harvey Washington Wiley papers, 1854-1954

    Chemist, educator, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, legal records, clippings, memoranda, printed matter, speeches and writings, maps, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Wiley's life and career as a scientist.

    • Contributor: Wiley, Harvey Washington
    • Date: 1854
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Date: 1845
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    Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Civil rights and labor activist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Kahn’s activities as a civil rights and labor activist.

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Date: 1959
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Date: 1871
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    Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

    Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Earl
    • Date: 1864
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    Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923

    Civil engineer and public official. Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, speeches, and articles relating to the selection of a route for an isthmian canal and to Haupt's efforts to secure the Nicaraguan route includes records of the Nicaraguan Canal Commission and the Isthmian Canal Commission, with further material relating to Herman Haupt and his duties as chief of construction and operation of the United States ...

    • Contributor: Haupt, Lewis M. (lewis Muhlenberg) - Haupt, Lewis M.
    • Date: 1849
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    Val Lewton papers, 1924-1982

    Motion picture producer, screenwriter, and novelist. Correspondence, film scripts, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Lewton's career as a publicity writer and as a story editor for David O. Selznick at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1928-1942); as scriptwriter and producer of Cat People and other horror films for RKO Radio Pictures (1942-1947); and as novelist, especially as author of No Bed of Her Own (1932).

    • Contributor: Lewton, Val
    • Date: 1924
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    Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.

    • Contributor: Fleming, Harold C.
    • Date: 1950