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    Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006 Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
    • Contributor: Stanton, Frank
    • Date: 1908
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    Gloria Hollister Anable papers, 1916-2003 Zoologist and naturalist. Journals, correspondence, notes, writings, clippings, photographs, and ephemera relating primarily to Anable’s activities in the 1930s as a research associate on oceanographic expeditions with William Beebe. Also contains material related to her own travels into the interior of British Guiana for the New York Zoological Society in 1936.
    • Contributor: Anable, Gloria Hollister
    • Date: 1916
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    Philip L. Geyelin papers, 1917-2000 Journalist. Writings, notebooks and notes, interviews, correspondence, and research material, including clippings, press releases and statements, printed matter, reports, congressional hearing records and other government documents, photographs, and transcripts of broadcasts relating primarily to Geyelin's career as a reporter and editorial page editor covering foreign policy issues for the Wall Street Journal and later the Washington Post.
    • Contributor: Geyelin, Philip L.
    • Date: 1917
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    Record industry publicity collection, 1937-1979 Press releases, record catalogs, radio program scripts, promotional posters, monthly publications about new record releases, and other materials advertising sound recordings.
    • Date: 1937
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    Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948 Ethel Lillian Voynich (1864-1960) was a social activist, novelist, translator, and composer. Voynich's musical compositions, based principally on sacred or poetic texts, are represented by holograph manuscript scores, sketches, lyric sheets, printed music, and notes. The remaining materials consist of subject files on musicological topics, research materials, and a handful of programs.
    • Contributor: Voynich, E. L. (Ethel Lillian) - Voynich, E. L.
    • Date: 1828
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    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...
    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Date: 1900
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    Billy May arrangements, 1939-1995 Billy May (1916-2004) was an American arranger, composer, musician, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of holograph or photocopied manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, and manuscript sketches. Additional materials include printed scores, part changes, film cues, and a handful of counterpoint exercises.
    • Contributor: May, Billy
    • Date: 1939
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    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1900
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001 Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.
    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Date: 1919
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    Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004 Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.
    • Contributor: Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur) - Peterson, Russell W.
    • Date: 1917
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    Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996 Dexter Gordon was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. The collection contains materials documenting his life and work, including biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings, business papers, scripts, awards, and honors. The collection also contains music composed by Gordon and others, including manuscript, holograph manuscript, printed, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. Many of the items are annotated.
    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Date: 1940
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    Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956-1964 Little is known about Mrs. Cameron (Harriet) Winslow or how she became acquainted with the influential French composer, conductor, and teacher, Nadia Boulanger. This collection consists of photographs, concert programs, and clippings related to Boulanger's career that Mrs. Winslow received from 1956 to 1964. Most of the items are signed, dated and contain simple messages from Boulanger.
    • Contributor: Winslow, Harriet - Boulanger, Nadia - Blitzstein, Marc
    • Date: 1956
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    Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011 Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.
    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957 Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.
    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Date: 1912
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    Virginia Hamilton papers, 1938-2003 African-American children's author. Correspondence, drafts, proofs, research material, publicity, and reviews pertaining to the production of Hamilton's books.
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Virginia
    • Date: 1938
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    Harrell V. Noble papers, 1923-2003 Engineer. Correspondence, biographical material, awards, speeches and writings, photographs, artifacts, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Noble’s career in electronic engineering.
    • Contributor: Noble, Harrell V. (Harrell Vaun) - Noble, Harrell V.
    • Date: 1923
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    Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006 The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are ...
    • Contributor: Kent, Joey - Kent, David - McEachern, Langston
    • Date: 1904
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    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, circa 1979-2008 Sound recordings of interviews, speeches, memorandums, television news, and diaries of Zbigniew Brzezinski. The recorded interviews and speeches are accompanied in several instances by transcripts and other supplementary material. These materials are part of the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, which are held by the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
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    Robert L. Carter papers, 1941-2006 Civil rights lawyer and judge. Correspondence, memoranda, legal cases, speeches, writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, ephemera, biographical material, photographs, notes, and research material relating primarily to Carter's career after 1968.
    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L.
    • Date: 1941
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    Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003 Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings, realia, and other materials related to his career.
    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther - Fleagle, Brick - Ellington, Duke - Burr, Charles - Citron, Stephen
    • Date: 1930
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    John W. Backus papers, 1951-2001 Computer scientist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, writings, speeches, notes, slides, photographs, and other papers relating to his work on programming languages, particularly FORTRAN.
    • Contributor: Backus, John W.
    • Date: 1951
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    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1900
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    Leonard Bernstein collection, The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The age of anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the waterfront; Prelude, fugue and ...
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard - Coates, Helen - Gottlieb, Jack - Harmon, Charlie
    • Date: 1900
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    Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960 This collection chiefly consists of the musical arrangements of American arranger, pianist, composer and bandleader Joe Haymes (1907-1964). Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand and many are his own compositions. They include scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches. Contains a small amount of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.
    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Date: 1920
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    Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events, and featured places and products.
    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Date: 1934