Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    The Hannah Arendt Papers This page links to the papers of author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt, which have become one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life
    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
    • Date: 1906
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    Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006 Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer...
    • Contributor: Champion, Marge
    • Date: 1910
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    Pola Nirenska collection, 1910-1992 Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, personal papers, biographical materials, including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials, such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, including costume designs, photographic material, memorabilia, books, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes...
    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Date: 1910
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    Harriet Hoctor collection, 1917-1972 Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) was a dancer in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in films during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The collection contains materials that document her professional life in all of these venues. It also contains items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and the founding of the Harriet Hoctor Ballet School...
    • Contributor: Hoctor, Harriet
    • Date: 1917
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001 Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.
    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Date: 1919
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    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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    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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    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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    Cole Porter collection, 1912-1957 Cole Porter was an American composer and songwriter for the musical theater. The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts, including holograph sketches and printed and manuscript piano-vocal scores, of Porter's music, mostly from his later works. Eighteen shows are represented, including film versions of stage works. Lyric sheets, correspondence, clippings, research, scripts, playbills and other miscellaneous items are also included.
    • Contributor: Porter, Cole - Sirmay, Albert
    • Date: 1912
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    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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    Maurice Rosenblatt papers, 1910-2003 Lobbyist and consultant. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, newsletters, and other papers related primarily to Rosenblatt's work with the National Committee for an Effective Congress and files on Joseph McCarthy and the issue of McCarthyism.
    • Contributor: Rosenblatt, Maurice
    • Date: 1910
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    Gloria Hollister Anable papers, 1916-2003 Zoologist and naturalist. Journals, correspondence, notes, writings, clippings, photographs, and ephemera relating primarily to Anable’s activities in the 1930s as a research associate on oceanographic expeditions with William Beebe. Also contains material related to her own travels into the interior of British Guiana for the New York Zoological Society in 1936.
    • Contributor: Anable, Gloria Hollister
    • Date: 1916
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    Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008 The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Date: 1912
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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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    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 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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    Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967
    gilbert miller collection,
    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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    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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    Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations
    Mowgli's brothers manuscript & related notes
    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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    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1900
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    Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915 Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.
    • Date: 1915
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    Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968 The collection is in two series, Music and Non-music. The former includes his stage, vocal, and instrumental music, sketchbooks, lyric sheets, and music not by Duke, including the holograph of Signature for the High-low concerts by Aaron Copland. The latter consists of: correspondence with, among others, George Balanchine, Martin Charnin, Peter De Vries, Howard Dietz, Dean Dixon, Neshui Ertegun, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Hermann, George...
    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Date: 1918
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    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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    George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931
    george antheil collection,
    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.
    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Hart, Stanley
    • Date: 1919
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    Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004 Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.
    • Contributor: Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur) - Peterson, Russell W.
    • Date: 1917