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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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    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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    Caspar W. Weinberger papers, 1910-2005 United States secretary of defense, United States secretary of health, education, and welfare, California state legislator, lawyer, journalist, and business executive. Correspondence, legal and subject files, appointment books and daily schedules, diary notes and other jottings, family papers, financial material, interview transcripts, television scripts, newspaper columns, book and speech files, and legislative and political material relating to Weinberger's career in journalism and government.
    • Contributor: Weinberger, Caspar W.
    • Date: 1910
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    Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009 The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev’s decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil’s Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigoriev’s book S.P. Diaghilev i ego ‘Russkii Balet’ 1909-1929, which was translated into English and published as The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929. The ...
    • Contributor: Grigorʹev, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) - Grigorʹev, S. L.
    • Date: 1909
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    Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Date: 1913
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    Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984 Harold Spivacke was a music librarian, administrator, musicologist, and musician. He was chief of the Library of Congress Music Division for thirty-five years, from 1937 until 1972. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers.
    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1923
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    Joseph Nathan Kane collection, 1938-1939 The Joseph Nathan Kane Collection consists of original and preservation recordings of the radio program Famous First Facts, scripts and publicity materials from the program, and a vintage 1930s microphone.
    • Contributor: Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) ... Kane, Joseph Nathan - Slater, Tom - Vanderhoof, Frank E. - Jarvis, Anna - Dawley, J. Searle - Young, Mahonri Mackintosh - Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) - Lake, Simon - Stimson, Julia C. (Julia Catherine) - McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney) - Vincent, G. Robert - Valentino, Thomas J. - Connolly, James (James Brendan) - Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden) - Martin, Glenn L. (Glenn Luther) - Boyd, Louise Arner - Murphy, William L. (William Lawrence)
    • Date: 1938
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conferen... The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.
    • Contributor: Cosby, Camille O. (Camille Olivia) - Poussaint, Renee
    • Date: 1997
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    Ludwig Zenk music manuscripts, 1930-1947 This collection principally consists of holograph music manuscripts, sketches, and printed scores by Austrian composer Ludwig Zenk.
    • Contributor: Zenk, Ludwig
    • Date: 1930
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    Modern Music archives, 1909-1983 The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. The archives ...
    • Contributor: League of Composers (U.S.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin ... League of Composers (U.S.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin - Heinsich, Richard - Kirstein, Lincoln - Picasso, Pablo - Piston, Walter - Rosenfeld, Paul - Shapero, Harold - Smirnoff, Boris - Thomson, Virgil
    • Date: 1909
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    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of ... Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)
    • Contributor: Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen ... Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (William) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (John W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (William Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (Frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (Humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (Grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1946
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    Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993 Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.
    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Date: 1922
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezin... 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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    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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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    Inter-American Music Festival Foundation papers, 1961-1981 This collection contains concert programs, publicity materials, clippings and correspondence from the nearly 25-year history of the Inter-American Music Festival Foundation. The Foundation was organized by the Inter-American Music Council in 1958 under the auspices of the Pan American Union "to promote closer relations and understanding among the American republics by recognizing and stimulating the development of music of the Americas." The foundation's concerts ...
    • Contributor: Inter-American Music Festival Foundation
    • Date: 1961
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    Amateur hour collection, 1934-1948 Primarily over 7000 applications from contestants who appeared on the Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour radio program between 1934 and 1948. A small percentage of the administrative papers dating from the late 1940s and 1950s, as well as materials relating to the Mexican version of the program, La hora internacional del aficionado, are also included. Filed with the contestant applications are letters of introduction, ...
    • Contributor: Bowes, Edward, Major - Mack, Ted - Brewer, Teresa - Kaye, Stubby - Merrill, Robert - Sills, Beverly - Sinatra, Frank
    • Date: 1934
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    Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967 This collection consists principally of theater production materials related to the life and activities of producer and theater owner Gilbert Miller (1884-1969). It includes correspondence, speeches, scripts, photographs, programs and clippings that convey Miller’s theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.
    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Date: 1921
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    Paul Gray papers, 1924-2002 Psychoanalyst and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, and miscellaneous papers related to Paul's career as a psychoanalyst.
    • Contributor: Gray, Paul
    • Date: 1924
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    Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004 Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
    • Contributor: Singer, Maxine
    • Date: 1950
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    Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheime... Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Sherwin, Martin J.
    • Date: 1910
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    Allen Prescott collection, 1930-1968 The Allen Prescott Collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, and printed materials pertaining to Prescott’s career as a radio personality during the early 1930s to 1970.
    • Contributor: Prescott, Allen
    • Date: 1930
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002 The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...
    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Date: 1946
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    Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996 Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, ...
    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Date: 1978
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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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    Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, The collection includes manuscript and printed music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs and iconography, programs, posters, clippings, honors, and realia. Music, in the form of scores, parts, orchestral arrangements, and sheet music, comprises the bulk of the collection. Most of this material was used in Kaye's performance tours, movies, stage productions, television specials, and ...
    • Contributor: Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia - Halsman, Philippe - McDowall, Roddy - Dena Pictures, Inc - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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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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    Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materi... Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).
    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt - Davis, Sammy, Jr.
    • Date: 1954
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    Sonneck Society for American Music records, 1971-2001 The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of ...
    • Contributor: Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid ... Sonneck Society - Anderson, Gillian - Bonin, Jean M. - Britton, Allen Perdue - Bruce, Neely - Buechner, Alan - Camus, Raoul F. - Chase, Gilbert - Cipolla, Frank J. - Cipolla, Wilma Reid - Clark, J. Bunker - Cockrell, Dale - Cooke, Nym - Crawford, Richard - Davidson, Mary Wallace - Eiland, Dianna - Epstein, Dena J. - Geil, Wilma Jean - Graziano, John Michael - Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley) - Hoover, Cynthia A. (Cynthia Adams) - Johnson, H. Earle (Harold Earle) - Kearns, William - Keck, George Russell - Keller, Kate Van Winkle - Kirk, Elise K. (Elise Kuhl) - Kroeger, Karl - Krummel, Donald William - Leavitt, Donald L. - Lichtenwanger, William - Lowens, Irving - Lowens, Margery Morgan - Machlin, Paul S. - McCulloh, Judith - McLucas, Anne Dhu - Parker, Craig Burwell - Pen, Ronald - Perlis, Vivian - Porter, Susan L. - Preston, Katherine K. - Rabson, Carolyn - Root, Deane L. - Schrader, Arthur F. - Shirley, Wayne D. - Tawa, Nicholas E. - Temperley, Nicholas - Towery, Margie - Wells, Paul F. - Whitesitt, Linda - Wright, Josephine
    • Date: 1971
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    William J. Crowe papers, 1932-2003 Naval officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, clippings, memorabilia, naval records, orders for duty, political campaign files, press releases, photographs, printed matter, scheduling notebooks, reports, research material, speeches and writings, and subject files relating chiefly to Crowe's naval career, service as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and tenure as ambassador to the United Kingdom.
    • Contributor: Crowe, William J.
    • Date: 1932
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    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.
    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Date: 1920
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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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    Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981 Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the ...
    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, René - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Date: 1922
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    Gerry Mulligan collection, circa 1940-1994 Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. In addition, the collection includes ...
    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Date: 1940
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    Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004 Vivian Fine was an American composer, pianist, and educator. The collection primarily consists of Fine's holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for works composed between 1929 and 1993. In addition, the collection contains a small amount of correspondence, programs, and clippings.
    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Date: 1927
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    Ira Gershwin files from the law office of Leonard Saxe, 1935-... This collection consists primarily of correspondence and contracts related to the personal legal affairs of Ira Gershwin and the activities of the Rose Gershwin Testamentary Trust from 1935-1967. It includes royalty and copyright materials for well-known Gershwin shows and films, most notably Porgy and Bess. In addition, this collection contains financial documents related to the Rose Gershwin Estate, litigation materials, programs, and press clippings.
    • Contributor: Saxe, Leonard Spier
    • Date: 1935
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    Carlton E. Morse script collection, 1939-1952 Photocopies of sixty-four radio scripts written by Carlton E. Morse for the detective series Adventures by Morse, I Love a Mystery, and I Love Adventure.
    • Contributor: Morse, Carlton E.
    • Date: 1939
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    Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection archive, 1913-2005 Records of the collection of illustrated books acquired by Lessing J. Rosenwald and now held by the Library of Congress. Correspondence, Subject File, speeches and writing, printed ephemera, and miscellany related to the rare book collection and its creator, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Contains records of the Library of Congress's custodianship of the collection, administrative and legal documents, planning material for related exhibits and publications, ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1913
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    John Hall Wheelock papers, 1910-circa 2000 Poet and editor. Correspondence; drafts of poems, speeches, and articles; and miscellany relating largely to Wheelock's poetry
    • Contributor: Wheelock, John Hall
    • Date: 1910
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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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992 The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.
    • Date: 1913
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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein corres... Music teacher Mildred Spiegel Zucker was a childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein's, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship. The collection mostly consists of correspondence that Bernstein sent to Zucker dating from his time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York.
    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Date: 1936
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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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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    Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992 Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.
    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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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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    Philip Roth papers, 1938-2001 Author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, notes, interviews, play scripts, clippings, and photographs documenting Roth's literary career.
    • Contributor: Roth, Philip
    • Date: 1938
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    William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.
    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Date: 1926
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    Jack Kapp collection, circa 1900-1949 Collection of mostly original cartoon drawings, one framed album cover, and some correspondence assembled by American Decca Records founder and president Jack Kapp. The drawings provide historical commentary on the issues of the phonograph industry, particularly the American Federation of Musicians recording ban of 1942-1944, and the place of the phonograph in American life.
    • Contributor: Kapp, Jack
    • Date: 1900
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    Tom Raymond collection Collection of photographs taken by Tom Raymond documenting storytellers and audiences at the annual National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, Tennessee, from circa 1984 to 2003. Most are 35 mm color slides and negatives. The collection documents the major storytellers and performers at the festival with more than 1,500 photographs of storyteller Ray Hicks taken at the festival over the years and at his home in ...
    • Contributor: Raymond, Tom
    • Date: 1984
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    War crimes trials procedural due process / PDF | [http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/pdf/war_crimes_trials.pdf] | []
    • Contributor: Baldree, Charles, J.
    • Date: 1967
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    Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002 Lawyer, federal trade commissioner, and lobbyist. Correspondence, memoranda, email, speeches, statements, book files, subject files, and other papers primarily concerning Pertschuk's career as chairman and commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and consumer and tobacco control issues.
    • Contributor: Pertschuk, Michael
    • Date: 1949
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    Cornell H. Mayer papers, 1940-2005 Electrical engineer and radio astronomer. Scientific notebooks, biographical material, correspondence, topical files, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Mayer's career with the Naval Reseach Laboratory during which he improved radio telescope technology and measured the surface temperatures of Venus and other planets.
    • Contributor: Mayer, Cornell H.
    • Date: 1940
  • 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: 1943
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    Edward Jablonski papers, 1942-2003 Edward Jablonski (1922-2004) was an author and biographer of American songwriters Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Alan Jay Lerner. The collection includes drafts, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to his literary projects.
    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Date: 1942
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    John Paul Frank papers, 1936-2000 Author, lawyer, and professor. Correspondence, memoranda, a legislative bill, notes, photographs, speeches, and writings documenting Frank's relationship as a law clerk and friend of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black. Additional material relates to attempts to desegregate law schools in 1951 while Frank was a professor at Yale Law School and the creation of an intermediate court of appeals to assist in reducing the ...
    • Contributor: Frank, John P. (John Paul) - Frank, John P.
    • Date: 1936
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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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    George Crumb papers, 1956-2011 George Crumb is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, long-associated with the University of Pennsylvania. The collection consists of holograph manuscript scores and sketches, correspondence, business papers, and a series of meticulously assembled scrapbooks chronicling Crumb's career as a composer.
    • Contributor: Crumb, George
    • Date: 1956
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    USIA Artistic Ambassador Program musical commissions, 1973-1988 This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization’s Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.
    • Contributor: United States Information Agency. Artistic Ambassador Program - Bacon, Ernst - Dello Joio, Norman - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Gould, Morton - Hoiby, Lee - Lees, Benjamin - Mayer, William - Muczynski, Robert - Perle, George - Rochberg, George - Siegmeister, Elie - Smit, Leo - Robilette, John
    • Date: 1973
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    Don Walker collection, 1932-1984 Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.
    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Date: 1932
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    Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004 Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, Herbert
    • Date: 1915
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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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    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
  • PDF
    Must the manual for courts-martial, United States, 1951, be a... PDF | [http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/pdf/Cipriano-thesis.pdf] | []
    • Contributor: Cipriano, Noel J.
    • Date: 1954
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    Nikolai Lopatnikoff collection, 1916-1979 The collection includes music, manuscript and printed, of Lopatnikoff, as well as of other composers; correspondence and personal papers; photographs, clippings, and programs; writings by and about Lopatnikoff; and offical documents. A significant amount of material is related to Lopatnikoff's opera Danton. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Bing, Aaron Copland, Serge Koussevitzky, Joseph Rosenstock, Julius Rudel, Nicolas Slonimsky, and William Steinberg.
    • Contributor: Lopatnikoff, Nikolai
    • Date: 1916
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    Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1... 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
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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
  • 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: 1900
  • Exhibit
    Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: F... Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.
    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Date: 2010-07-22
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    Milton Rogovin papers, 1928-2006 Social documentary photographer. Correspondence, draft of autobiography and other writings, interviews, printed matter, Federal Bureau of Investigation file, and miscellaneous papers relating to Rogovin's work as a photographer, especially of working people of the world and the working-class neighborhoods of his home city, Buffalo, New York, and his publications and exhibitions as well as the political activism that underlay his art work.
    • Contributor: Rogovin, Milton
    • Date: 1928
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006 Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...
    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Date: 1920
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Martial Law in Hawaii: The Papers of Major General Thomas H. ... Martial Law in Hawaii:The Papers of Major General Thomas H. Green, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Army: The Library of Congress -- through the Federal Research Division -- provides customized research and analytical services on foreign and domestic topics to United States Government and District of Columbia agencies on a cost-recovery basis.
    • Contributor: Green, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1946
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    Anthony Lake papers, 1916-2003 Assistant to the president for national security affairs and foreign service officer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, campaign file, financial and legal records, testimony, and reports documenting Lake's activities in the United States foreign service and as head of the National Security Council during President Bill Clinton's first term.
    • Contributor: Lake, Anthony
    • Date: 1916
  • Collection
    Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987 Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for ...
    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Date: 1920
  • Collection
    Papers from the John Secrist Jr. collection, 1919-1973 Papers, including discographic and photographic materials, included in the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic sound recordings.
    • Contributor: Secrist, John
    • Date: 1919
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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
  • PDF
    Obedience to orders as a defense to a criminal act PDF | [http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/pdf/obedience_orders.pdf] | []
    • Contributor: Norene, Luther N.
    • Date: 1971
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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
  • Collection
    Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Rooseve... Correspondence, office files, press releases, scrapbook of clippings, and other printed material relating to the committee's activities in the 1936 presidential campaign.
    • Contributor: Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President
    • Date: 1936
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    Clay Thomas Whitehead papers, 1927-2012 United States government official and businessman. Memoranda, correspondence, notes, briefing books, position papers, conference proceedings, university coursework, Ph.D. dissertation, subject files, research material, reports, speeches, writings, trip itineraries and records, printed matter, corporate annual reports, and miscellaneous items documenting Whitehead's service as special assistant to the president and director of the Office of Telecommunications Policy in the White House during the Richard M. Nixon ...
    • Contributor: Whitehead, Clay Thomas
    • Date: 1927
  • Collection
    Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, 1956... 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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    Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996 Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings.
    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater - Horton, Lester - Eng, Frank
    • Date: 1918
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    Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989 Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as ...
    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
    • Date: 1951
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    Carmen McRae collection of musical arrangements and other mat... Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920-1994) was an American jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, and recording artist. The papers chiefly contain musical arrangements and lead sheets for approximately 800 songs. While many of the arrangements include both full scores and parts, the majority are lead sheets or parts used for her small group performances. The papers also include a small amount of correspondence, photographs, song lists, program ...
    • Contributor: McRae, Carmen - Boland, Francy - Burns, Ralph - Carter, Benny - Clayton, John - DI Novi, Gene - Holman, Bill - Jones, Jimmy - Jones, Thad - Katz, Fred ... McRae, Carmen - Boland, Francy - Burns, Ralph - Carter, Benny - Clayton, John - DI Novi, Gene - Holman, Bill - Jones, Jimmy - Jones, Thad - Katz, Fred - Keating, John - Mardin, Arif - Matz, Peter - Nelson, Oliver - Pierce, Nat - Rogers, Shorty - Sebesky, Don - Simmons, Norman - Wilkins, Ernie
    • Date: 1931
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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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Agnes Bellinger Tlingit collection, 1985 Collection comprises two videocassettes and a pamphlet on traditional music, dance, and other customs of the Tlingit nation of southeast Alaska.
    • Contributor: Bellinger, Agnes
    • Date: 1985
  • Collection
    Anita O'Day papers, 1937-2004 Anita O'Day was an American jazz vocalist. The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. In addition, it contains a small amount of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors and awards, posters, and publicity materials.
    • Contributor: O'day, Anita - Bregman, Buddy - Castro, Joe - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Jones, Quincy - Kahn, Tiny - May, Billy - Paich, Marty
    • Date: 1937
  • Collection
    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1... Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.
    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
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    Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002 African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.
    • Contributor: Earley, Charity Adams
    • Date: 1928
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    Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988 Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.
    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Date: 1986
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    Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964 Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.
    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Date: 1923
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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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    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
  • Collection
    Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002 Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.
    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Date: 1947
  • Collection
    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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    Federal Theatre Project collection, 1932-1943 The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, ...
    • Contributor: Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 1932
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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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    U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history intervi... Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Senate Historical Office with members and employees of the United States Senate.
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office
    • Date: 1976
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    Howard Ashman papers, 1973-2010 Howard Ashman (1950-1991) was a lyricist, librettist, playwright and director. The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little Shop of Horrors and the Disney animated musicals The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Materials include scripts, piano-conductor scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, clippings, notes, research materials, programs, promotional materials, ...
    • Contributor: Ashman, Howard - Menken, Alan - Hamlisch, Marvin - Mann, Barry - Sheffer, Jonathan
    • Date: 1973