Alexandra Danilova collection, 1920-2000
Correspondence, writings, including a typescript of Danilova's memoirs titled Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, speeches and lectures, programs, printed material, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, artwork, photographs, and other papers relating to Danilova's career in dance primarily as a teacher at the School of American Ballet. Also includes material from her years with the de Basil Ballets Russes and the Denham Ballet Russe and ...
H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972
Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982
Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...
Allen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973
Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
William Orr papers, 1890-1939
Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr’s service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.
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.
William Edmund Curtis papers, 1885-1923
Assistant secretary of the United States Treasury. Family and general correspondence, financial papers, memoranda, notes, reports, codebooks, invitations, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Curtis's service as assistant secretary of the treasury.
Curtis, William Edmund
Calvin Benjamin papers, circa 1838-1882
United States Army officer. Chiefly correspondence, with transcribed excerpts and notes, relating to Benjamin's service under General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.
James Louis Robertson papers, 1869-1981
Chief clerk of the U.S. Senate Post Office, special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, reserve naval officer, deputy comptroller, and member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Robertson's service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Robertson, James Louis
Ezra Ayers Carman papers, 1861-1909
United States Army officer, civil servant, and author. Holograph drafts of chapters, plus maps, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, and printed matter comprising Carman’s book file for his history of the American Civil War.
Harold C. Conklin Philippine collection, 1955-1995
Audio copies of original ethnographic field recordings made by anthropologist and linguist Harold C. Conklin, primarily of music and rituals of the Ifugao of northern Luzon, Philippines from 1961-1995. Also includes copies of 24 recordings, some made by other researchers and of other Philippine groups and languages dated 1955-1977. Related manuscripts include correspondence with Conklin, recording logs, and indices to the original recordings.
J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843
Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet’s explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas) - Nicollet, J. N.
Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970
Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the United States Office of Science and Technology.
Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus) - Golovin, Nicholas E.
Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1920-1978
Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, typescripts, press releases, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to Baldwin's naval career and his early years as a general assignment newspaper reporter.
Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003
Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.
Abbott Lawrence Rotch papers, 1896-1912
Meteorologist and balloonist. Correspondence, financial papers, photographs, writings, maps, tables, charts, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Rotch's interest in meteorology and aeronautics.
Rotch, Abbott Lawrence
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain papers, 1775-1913
Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.
Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
Irwin Hood Hoover papers, 1909-1933
White House usher. Chiefly diaries and diary notes kept by Hoover as White House usher concerning presidents from Benjamin Harrison to Franklin D. Roosevelt and life in the White House