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    Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993 Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.
    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Date: 1870
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    Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974 Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.
    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Date: 1901
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    Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991 Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the organization's founder, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.
    • Contributor: Moral Re-Armament (Organization)
    • Date: 1812
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    Jeannette Thurber Connor collection of Floridiana, 1570-1927 Historian. Correspondence, research material, reports, writings, speeches, photographs, and transcripts of documents in French, Spanish, and English repositories relating to the early history of Florida.
    • Contributor: Connor, Jeannette Thurber
    • Date: 1570
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    Amitai Etzioni papers, 1918-1985 Educator and sociologist. Administrative and subject files, research notes, project proposals, position papers, essays, and other writings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Etzioni's career as a professor of sociology at George Washington University and Columbia University, at the Center for Policy Research, and as an advisor to President Jimmy Carter.
    • Contributor: Etzioni, Amitai
    • Date: 1918
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    Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, articles, speeches, memoranda, notes, personal miscellany, legal records, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Bonaparte's public service and political career.
    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph) - Bonaparte, Charles J.
    • Date: 1760
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    Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009 Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.
    • Contributor: Glendenin, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elgin) - Glendenin, Lawrence E.
    • Date: 1935
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    James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819 British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document Grant’s activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions ...
    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Date: 1740
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    Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.
    • Contributor: Giles, Donald T.
    • Date: 1926
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    Augustus S. Nicholson papers, 1861-1934 Marine officer. Correspondence, financial and legal records of the Nicholson family, and biographical material pertaining chiefly to Nicholson's career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Augustus S.
    • Date: 1861
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    Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960 Ferde Grofé was an American composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. The collection primarily consists of music manuscript compositions and arrangements, including holograph and copyist scores and parts of Grofé's original compositions, holograph scores and parts for arrangements by Grofé and others that were performed by Grofé's band, and works for symphonic orchestra. In addition, the collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, scrapbooks and scripts.
    • Contributor: Grofé, Ferde - Whiteman, Paul
    • Date: 1890
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    House Democratic Caucus records, 1913-1999 Organization of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives; established in 1796. The records include minutes of meetings, transcripts of meetings and hearings, office files, correspondence, legislation, caucus and House rules, reports, handbooks, printed matter, and other records documenting the proceedings of the caucus and its efforts to shape national public policy.
    • Contributor: House Democratic Caucus (U.S.)
    • Date: 1913
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    Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 Editor, publisher, and television producer. Correspondence, radio and television transcripts, card files, articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed ephemera, financial records, memoranda, and other papers relating primarily to Spivak's career in publishing, radio, and television.
    • Contributor: Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund) - Spivak, Lawrence E.
    • Date: 1917
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    Marjorie Claire Stinson papers, 1900-1975 Aviator. Correspondence, research notes, biographical material, financial papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating principally to Stinson's role and experiences in early aviation.
    • Contributor: Stinson, Marjorie Claire
    • Date: 1900
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970 Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...
    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779
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    Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 Print and broadcast journalist. Broadcast scripts, articles and book production material, correspondence, speeches, and printed material relating to Schorr's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: Schorr, Daniel
    • Date: 1922
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991 Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Brassieur, C. Ray
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    Zachary Taylor papers, Correspondence, autobiographical account, military papers, estate papers, printed matter, map, and other papers relating chiefly to Taylor's presidency; his service as a U.S. Army officer, especially in the 2nd Seminole Indian War; settlement of his estate; and management of his plantations. Includes papers pertaining to his son, Richard Taylor, and to Richard's Louisiana plantation. Correspondents include John M. Clayton, George Washington Crawford, John J. ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Zachary
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    Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887 Confederate army officer. Correspondence, maps, autobiography, drafts, notes, and copies of reports relating to the Army of Northern Virginia and to various Civil War campaigns. Includes material on the Mexican War.
    • Contributor: Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus) - Wilcox, Cadmus M.
    • Date: 1846
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    Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918 Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Dale, Richard
    • Date: 1778
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    League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
    • Contributor: League of Women Voters (U.S.)
    • Date: 1884
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    Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954 Astronomer and meteorologist. Correspondence, diaries, and other papers relating mainly to Abbe's career with the Weather Service of the Army Signal Corps, his participation in the West African Eclipse Expedition (1880s), and his career in the United States Weather Bureau.
    • Contributor: Abbe, Cleveland
    • Date: 1850
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    Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 Army officer, lawyer, United States secretary of the treasury, and solicitor general. Correspondence, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, other printed material, and photographs relating primarily to Bristow's service as solicitor general and secretary of the treasury in the administrations of Ulysses S. Grant and to his New York City law firm. Includes a letterpress book of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the commissioner ...
    • Contributor: Bristow, Benjamin Helm
    • Date: 1839
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    Ray Eber Brown papers, 1915-1962 Naval architect and engineer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, subject files, reports, articles, blueprints, charts, graphs, specification sheets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material pertaining primarily to Brown's career as a naval architect and marine engineer.
    • Contributor: Brown, Ray Eber
    • Date: 1915
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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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    Ninian Pinkney papers, 1822-1913 Naval surgeon. Correspondence, speeches, articles, and notes relating mainly to Pinkney's surgical cases in Peru, his observations on the Mexican War and Civil War, his plan to reorganize the Army Medical Corps, and his interest in politics.
    • Contributor: Pinkney, Ninian
    • Date: 1822
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    Henry Putney Beers papers, 1910-1992 Historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, book reviews, reports, and other papers relating primarily to Beers's work as a bibliographer in American history.
    • Contributor: Beers, Henry Putney
    • Date: 1910
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    Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1988 Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.
    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Date: 1862
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    Lester Hood Woolsey papers, 1831-1958 Lawyer, diplomat, and geologist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, treaty papers, minutes and resolutions of conferences, articles, and annotated printed material chiefly from Woolsey's service in the Department of State, including during World War I and while practicing international law with Robert Lansing.
    • Contributor: Woolsey, Lester Hood
    • Date: 1831
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    John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925 Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.
    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander
    • Date: 1836
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    Henry D. Flood papers, 1870-1921 Lawyer, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Virginia. Correspondence, legislative bills, resolutions, newspaper articles, and other papers relating chiefly to political affairs in Virginia and Flood’s legislative career.
    • Contributor: Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) - Flood, Henry D.
    • Date: 1870
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842 Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1781
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, Md., reflecting opinion ...
    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry) - Gresham, Leroy Wiley - Machen, Arthur Webster - Machen, Caroline Webster - Machen, Emmeline - Machen, James P. - Machen, Minnie Gresham
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    Bruce family papers, 1792-1883 Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, James Bruce and Elvira Bruce, for Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte County, Virginia
    • Date: 1792
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    Harry G. Barnes papers, 1978-1988 Diplomat. Correspondence, speeches and statements, biographical material, and photographs documenting Barnes's career as ambassador to India, 1981-1985, and to Chile, 1985-1988.
    • Contributor: Barnes, Harry G. (Harry George) - Barnes, Harry G.
    • Date: 1978
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    Harman Blennerhassett papers, 1755-1866 Lawyer, planter, and scholar. Correspondence, journals, articles for the Ohio Gazette, memoirs, and legal and financial papers, chiefly 1795-1831, relating, in part, to the trial of Aaron Burr for treason, the indictment of Blennerhassett for conspiracy with Burr, and the subsequent misfortunes experienced by the Blennerhassett family. Includes MS. volume attributed to Harman Blennerhassett (1801-1854).
    • Contributor: Blennerhassett, Harman
    • Date: 1755
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    Frederick Cecil Horner papers, 1917-1960 Transportation engineer and executive with General Motors Corporation. Correspondence, diaries, memoir, memoranda, reports, speeches, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Horner's career in transportation, chiefly as an executive with General Motors Corporation.
    • Contributor: Horner, Frederick Cecil
    • Date: 1917
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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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    Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982 Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
    • Contributor: Roper, Laura Wood
    • Date: 1822
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    Alan Lomax collection, Collection comprises manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, film, and videorecordings created and collected by Alan Lomax in his work documenting song, music, dance, and body movement from many cultures. Includes field recordings and photographs Lomax made in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales, 1930s-2004; plus his worldwide collection of ethnographic documentary ...
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Association for Cultural Equity
    • Date: 1933
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    Glenn Dillard Gunn collection, 1874-1961 Primarily correspondence from, among others, Ferruccio Busoni, Teresa Careño, Percy Grainger, and Moriz Rosenthal. Also photographs, many with autograph inscriptions including those of Claude Debussy, Victor Herbert, and John McCormack. Music is represented by manuscripts and autographed presentation scores (printed). The ramainder consists of miscellaneous personal papers, programs, and clippings.
    • Contributor: Gunn, Glenn Dillard - Busoni, Ferruccio - Carreño, Teresa - Grainger, Percy - Rosenthal, Moriz
    • Date: 1874
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007 Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.
    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    Giles S. Rich papers, 1790-1999 Federal judge and patent attorney. Legal case files, correspondence, administrative files, subject file, speeches, and writings documenting the career of Giles S. Rich as a judge on the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
    • Contributor: Rich, Giles S.
    • Date: 1790
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    Charles S. Sperry papers, 1862-1912 Naval officer and diplomat. General and family correspondence, orders to duty, journals, reports, memoranda, and other papers relating to Sperry's naval career.
    • Contributor: Sperry, Charles S. (Charles Stillman) - Sperry, Charles S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers, 1944-1952 African-American civil rights leader and educator. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, organizational newsletters, and newspaper clippings documenting Hedgeman's activities on behalf of civil rights for African Americans and educational reform, and especially her efforts to continue the work of the United States Fair Employment Practices Committee following World War II.
    • Contributor: Hedgeman, Anna Arnold
    • Date: 1944
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    Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913 Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to business matters and social and family problems. Also included are reports, ...
    • Contributor: Dike, Samuel W. (Samuel Warren) - Dike, Samuel W.
    • Date: 1870
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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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1989 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1989 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of French-Canadian music and dance, Polish-style polka, old-time bluegrass music, Bengali music, bluegrass music, vallenato-style Colombian music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Legault, Normand - Blazonczyk, Eddie - Hooven, Greg - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1989
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    Edwin Bickford Hooper papers, 1842-1986 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, writings, research notes, speeches, reports, orders, organizational charts, rosters, printed materials, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Hooper's naval career and to his research in U.S. naval history.
    • Contributor: Hooper, Edwin Bickford
    • Date: 1842
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    Price family papers, 1854-1905 Family members represented include John H. Price, William George Price (1833-1885), and William George Price (1867-1944). Correspondence, diary, genealogical material, military records, photographs, and other papers of Price family members chiefly pertaining to the Civil War.
    • Date: 1854
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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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    William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headqua... Transcripts of letters collected and edited by Oldridge. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Oldridge concerning the location of papers and illustrations of Washington's headquarters staff and historical accounts from the original material.
    • Contributor: Oldridge, William A.
    • Date: 1775
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    United States. War Dept. records, 1794-1848 Correspondence, letterbooks, ledgers, account books, legal records, lists, and other material relating primarily to the United States Arsenal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, later know as the Frankford Arsenal, and to superintendents of military stores William Irvine and his son Callender Irvine.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Date: 1794
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    Frederick Haynes Newell papers, 1885-1931 Consulting engineer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, articles, subject files, and clippings relating mainly to Newell's service in the U.S. Reclamation Service and on the U.S. Public Lands Commission and the National Advisory Board for Fuels and Structural Materials.
    • Contributor: Newell, Frederick Haynes
    • Date: 1885
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    Jefferson Patterson papers, 1824-1978 Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, diaries (1928-1930), speeches, notes and book drafts, other writings, memoranda, subject files, legal and financial papers, biographical material, academic notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Patterson's career as a diplomat and foreign service officer serving at American embassies in China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Peru, Poland, and Turkey, and as ambassador to Uruguay.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Jefferson
    • Date: 1824
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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.
    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Date: 1740
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Duncan Emrich autograph album collection, 1843-1956 This collection was initiated through an on-air request for autograph albums on the "NBC Weekend" radio program by Duncan Emrich, then head of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress, between 1955 and 1956. It consists of twenty autograph albums and related ephemera from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New York, with dates from 1843 to 1923.
    • Contributor: Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1843
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    Henry Aaron Hill papers, 1867-1979 Chemist. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, scientific papers, transcripts, writings, academic records, family papers, financial and business records, newspaper clippings, blueprints, plans, map, memorabilia, printed matter, and photographs documenting Hill's career in the chemical industry, activities in related organizations, service on governmental and education advisory boards, and his personal and family life.
    • Contributor: Hill, Henry Aaron
    • Date: 1867
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    Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928 Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: Greeley, Horace
    • Date: 1812
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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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    Benjamin Clarke Marsh papers, 1910-1950 Lobbyist and reformer. Correspondence, articles, extracts, legislative documents, memoranda, minutes, press releases, reports, speeches, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and clippings, mostly relating to activities of the People's Lobby, Inc., which Marsh served as executive secretary for many years.
    • Contributor: Marsh, Benjamin Clarke
    • Date: 1910
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    Vozdushnye puti records, 1923-1967 Correspondence, writings, editorial records, clippings, printed matter annotated sheet music, photographs, negatives, and miscellaneous material relating to Vozdushnye Puti (Aerial Ways), a journal of Russian literary criticism.
    • Date: 1923
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    John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961 Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenslade's career in the United States Navy from the Spanish-American War through both world wars.
    • Contributor: Greenslade, John Wills
    • Date: 1847
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    United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of ... Correspondence, research notes, writings, bibliographies, reports, minutes, and other records relating primarily to the commission’s publication of Lincoln Day by Day compiled by William E. Baringer and C. Percy Powell under the editorship of Earl Schenck Miers. Also includes indexes relating to the commission’s bibliography project.
    • Contributor: United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission. Office of the Research Director
    • Date: 1809
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    Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989 Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.
    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Date: 1830
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    Conte Galeazzo Ciano diaries and related material, 1939-1946 Italian statesman. Photostatic copy of Ciano’s diary and publication material for the book The Ciano Diaries (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1946), edited by Hugh Gibson, including editor's transcript, setting copy, corrected galleys, and other printed matter relating to its publication.
    • Contributor: Ciano, Galeazzo, Conte - Ciano, Galeazzo
    • Date: 1939
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    William LePre Houston family papers, 1777-1936 Lawyers. Correspondence, diaries, financial records, academic papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material related to the Houstons’ family life, fraternal organizations, the law, and Charles Hamilton Houston’s military service during World War I.
    • Contributor: Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 1777
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    Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935 Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.
    • Contributor: Carnegie, Andrew
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    William L. Taylor papers, 1971-1996 Civil rights lawyer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other material related primarily to civil rights legislation and the nominations of Robert H. Bork and Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court.
    • Contributor: Taylor, William L.
    • Date: 1971
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    Simon Cameron papers, 1738-1919 Financier, United States secretary of war, United States senator from Pennsylvania, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, account books, notebooks, speeches, business and legal records, and printed material primarily relating to Pennsylvania and national politics and to Cameron's business enterprises.
    • Contributor: Cameron, Simon
    • Date: 1738
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    George S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces ...
    • Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
    • Date: 1807
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    Rudolf Kolisch collection, 1921-1943 Rudolf Kolisch was a Viennese-American violinist and string quartet player. The collection contains thirty-one items, principally holograph manuscript correspondence, that provide insight into the professional relationship between Kolisch and composers Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, and Anton Webern. Included among these are two Berg manuscripts that present analysis and musical examples from his Lyric suite and String quartet, op. 3.
    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Date: 1921
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    Noble Brandon Judah papers, 1937-1994 Lawyer and United States ambassador to Cuba. Typewritten and printed copies of a diary kept while Judah served as United States ambassador to Cuba (1927-1929); together with a letter concerning the diary. Includes a description of Charles A. Lindbergh's visit to Cuba.
    • Contributor: Judah, Noble Brandon
    • Date: 1937
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    Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940 New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, 1901-1992 Sidney Robertson Cowell (1903-1995) was a folksong and ethnic music collector and recordist, ethnographer, ethnomusicologist, teacher, writer, and wife of composer Henry Cowell. The collection consists of her personal papers which document all aspects of her life and work. The collection includes correspondence relating to personal and professional matters; fieldwork reports, fieldnotes, song lists and other materials from her field recording projects and trips; ...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry
    • Date: 1901
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    Edward N. Lorenz papers, circa 1895-2009 Meteorologist and mathematician. Correspondence, articles, scientific papers, computer printouts, computer graphics, book files, speeches and presentations, photographs, military records, subject files, printed matter, electronic files, and miscellaneous material documenting Lorenz's activities as a meteorology professor and discovery of deterministic chaos.
    • Contributor: Lorenz, Edward N.
    • Date: 1895
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    Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918 Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.
    • Contributor: Mearns, Edgar Alexander
    • Date: 1864
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    Susan B. Anthony papers, 1846-1934 Reformer and suffragist. Correspondence, diaries, daybook, speeches, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Anthony's writings, lectures, and other efforts on behalf of women's suffrage and women's rights. Includes material pertaining to the National Woman Suffrage Association, after 1890 the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and to the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.
    • Contributor: Anthony, Susan (Susan Brownell) - Anthony, Susan
    • Date: 1846
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    Edwin Markham papers, circa 1893-1937 Poet and educator. Correspondence, notes, drafts and published versions of poems, and printed matter concerning Markham's writing and poetry.
    • Contributor: Markham, Edwin
    • Date: 1893
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    Bernard A. Schriever papers, 1931-2005 U.S. Air Force officer, aerospace consultant, and aviator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating to Schriever's career as a U.S. Air Force officer responsible for the research and development of the intercontinental ballistic missile and early military space programs and his post-military career as a corporate and government consultant.
    • Contributor: Schriever, Bernard A.
    • Date: 1931
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    William Henry Allison diaries, 1868-1940 Historian and clergyman. Diaries kept by Allison recording his daily activities as a historian, clergyman, and consultant to the Library of Congress in church history. Includes a diary, 1868-1869, kept by his grandmother, Mary Ireland Allison, and an index to the volumes.
    • Contributor: Allison, William Henry
    • Date: 1868
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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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    Cornelius Marius Schoonmaker papers, 1833-1931 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbook, order book, printed matter, scrapbooks, and unpublished biography detailing Schoonmaker’s naval career. Of particular interest are Schoonmaker’s letters regarding China and the Far East, accounts of the battle of Mobile Bay, and details of his death in Samoa.
    • Contributor: Schoonmaker, Cornelius Marius
    • Date: 1833
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    General Foods Corporation radio script collection, 1932-1949 Scripts for radio series sponsored by General Foods Corporation. Some scripts include annotations for sound effects or voice emphases; others contain commercials for sponsoring products. Programs represented include The Adventures of the Thin Man, The Adventures of Topper, and Portia Faces Life.
    • Contributor: General Foods Corporation
    • Date: 1932
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    Lilly Trog-Prinz papers, 1957-1992 Analysand. Letters to Trog-Prinz by her psychoanalyst, K. R. Eissler, spanning the years 1957 to 1992. Also includes two autobiographical narratives written by Trog-Prinz.
    • Contributor: Trog-Prinz, Lilly
    • Date: 1957
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    Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968 Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Date: 1864
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    Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, newspapers, printed matter, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers. Includes letters from Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States and commenting on American, British, and European art; correspondence and other papers relating to ...
    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939 Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists, diplomats, educators, historians, scientists, reformers, artists, statesmen, literary figures, clergymen, and military men of the United States and ...
    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe) - Curry, J. L. M.
    • Date: 1637
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    Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959 U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. Principally letters (1817-1842) received by Partridge from students and their parents relating to educational matters at the United States Military Academy, the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, and other academies with which Partridge was associated from 1808-1850; letters and documents concerning military activities during the War of 1812, a dispute between Sylvanus Thayer ...
    • Contributor: Partridge, Alden
    • Date: 1807
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    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953 Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.
    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Date: 1902
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    William K. Romoser papers, 1922-1982 United States naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, certificates, account book, radio script, and printed matter relating to Romoser's career in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Romoser, William K. (William Kilian) - Romoser, William K.
    • Date: 1922
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    Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993 Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.
    • Contributor: Mintz, Jeanne S.
    • Date: 1928
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    Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960 Air force officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, reports, drawings, press releases, and other material pertaining primarily to Quesada's career as a United States Air Force officer and as director of the Federal Aviation Administration.
    • Contributor: Quesada, Elwood R. (Elwood Richard) - Quesada, Elwood R.
    • Date: 1927
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    Merril Eisenbud papers, 1933-1997 Scientist and educator. Correspondence, reports, writings by Eisenbud and others, medical case summaries, and legal papers primarily concerned with beryllium disease among workers in beryllium manufacturing and in the fluorescent light industry. Includes papers from Eisenbud’s work as director of the Health and Safety Laboratory of the Atomic Energy Commission and as director of the Laboratory of Environmental Studies at New York University.
    • Contributor: Eisenbud, Merril
    • Date: 1933
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    John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918 Librarian of Congress and clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, memorandum books, autobiography, scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers relating to John James Beckley and his son Alfred Beckley.
    • Contributor: Beckley, John James
    • Date: 1789
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    Reinhold Niebuhr papers, 1907-1997 Theologian, philosopher, and author. Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, articles, book reviews, typescripts of books and articles, family papers, subject files, biographical material, bibliographies, photographs, and memorabilia reflecting Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society and his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations.
    • Contributor: Niebuhr, Reinhold
    • Date: 1907
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    George P. Fisher papers, 1772-1905 Public official and judge of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. Correspondence, legal papers, commissions, biographical sketches, essays, speeches, and other material relating to Fisher's legal career and other topics.
    • Contributor: Fisher, George P. (George Purnell) - Fisher, George P.
    • Date: 1772
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    Frances Hawks Cameron Burnett papers, 1818-1936 Author, poet, and wife of Charles Burnett, United States military attaché in Japan. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, poems and other writings in Japanese, newspaper clippings, printed materials, drawings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Burnett's associations and activities in Japan. Documents the founding of the Nippon Jindo Kai (Japan Humane Society), Burnett's work with the Nippon Renmei Shonendan (Boy Scouts of Japan), social life in ...
    • Contributor: Burnett, Frances Hawks Cameron
    • Date: 1818
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    Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986 Psychiatrist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry.
    • Contributor: Wertham, Fredric
    • Date: 1818
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1531