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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 4

    The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aimed to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This segment includes a keynote address by Sita Reddy (Smithsonian Institution) and a panel session on forging archival collaborations and alliances. Speakers included Catherine H. Kerst, Timothy Lloyd, Peter B. Kaufman, Timothy B. Powell, Anna Fariello, Karen Jefferson, ...

    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-27
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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...

    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū Saʻīd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    Pinkerton's National Detective Agency records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, essays and other writings, reports, notes, police and prison records, code books, criminal rosters, exhibition texts, legal documents, biographical and genealogical records, procedural guidelines and training manuals, financial records, card indexes, photographs, reward notices, wanted posters, illustrations, maps, and other records chiefly documenting the work of the private detective agency for clients in business and industry. Includes papers of Pinkerton family members ...

    • Contributor: Pinkerton's National Detective Agency - Bangs, George H. - Pinkerton, Allan - Pinkerton, Robert A. - Pinkerton, Robert A. (robert Allan) - Pinkerton, William A. (william Allan)
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    Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany, chiefly 1872-1964, of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C.

    • Date: 1827
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    Hope Ridings Miller papers, 1887-1998

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence, interviews, published writings, invitations, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting Miller's career as a newspaper and magazine editor, author, and journalist.

    • Contributor: Miller, Hope Ridings
    • Date: 1887
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    William Maclay journals and note, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals (1789 April 24-1791 March 3) kept by Maclay as a U.S. senator in the first U.S. Congress and note (1790) to John Nicholson. Describes legislative and procedural debates relating to such questions as protocol for ceremonies; relations between the House and the Senate; the tariff of 1789; the judiciary bill; compensation for members of Congress; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von Steuben's ...

    • Contributor: Maclay, William
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    Harold Leventhal papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence, case files, notebooks and notes, and office files documenting Leventhal's service as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Also includes personal correspondence, files from the law firm Ginsburg and Leventhal, in Washington, D.C., speeches and writings, and other papers. Documents his service as visiting judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd ...

    • Contributor: Leventhal, Harold
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    Thomas H. Hubbard papers, 1817-1823

    United States representative and lawyer from New York. Letters written by Hubbard to his wife containing descriptions of his journeys to Washington, D.C., the physical layout and social life of the capital, and his impressions of national political figures.

    • Contributor: Hubbard, Thomas H. (thomas Hill) - Hubbard, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1817
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    George Peabody Wetmore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence related primarily to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and to the improvement and development of Washington, D.C., including plans for the National Mall, historic sites, and memorials to Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and other historical figures. Correspondents include R.A. Alger, Gutzon Borglum, John Hay, Alexander Mackay-Smith, Elihu Root, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and William H. Taft.

    • Contributor: Wetmore, George Peabody
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
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    Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988

    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

    • Contributor: Brooke, Edward W. (edward William) - Brooke, Edward W.
    • Date: 1956
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    Joseph Meredith Toner collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, addresses, lectures, writings, notes, lists, bibliographical material, genealogical material, printed matter, surveys, maps, and other papers primarily reflecting the personal and professional life of Toner, the history and practice of medicine in the United States, and the life and times of George Washington. Documents Toner's professional activities and leadership in literary, research, and historical societies in the District of Columbia; work in ...

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith) - Washington, George - Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (library of Congress)
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...

    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (sebastian Tomas)
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    Jesse W. Fell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material concerning the Brown and Fell families, land grants, ledgers, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as an educator, lawyer, land speculator, newspaper editor, political leader, and Quaker in Illinois. Much of the family correspondence relates to an autobiography of Abraham Lincoln which Fell urged Lincoln to ...

    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 1

    Cultural heritage archives serve as valuable repositories of memory and knowledge that document the ongoing community-based creativity of individuals and groups. During the past decade, there has been an increasing acknowledgement of the value and power of developing such archives at all levels, from very local and informal collections to large national and international repositories. Part one of this symposium included a keynote address ...

    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-26
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    Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982

    Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.

    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Date: 1857
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.

    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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    Muntakhab-i Shāhʹnāmah-i Ḥakīm Abū al-Qāsim Firdawsī, ʻalayhi al-raḥmah va al-maghfirah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Selections from the Shāhnāmah of Firdawsī.

    • Contributor: Firdaws
    • Date: 1618
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    Horatio King papers, 1832-1906

    United States postmaster general, editor, and author. Chiefly letters received by King relating to politics, to his literary, historical, and social activities, and social life in Washington, D.C., in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

    • Contributor: King, Horatio
    • Date: 1832
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    Charles H. Rogers family papers, 1858-1930

    Financier. Correspondence, military orders and passes, notes, calling cards, and a photograph, and also including letters from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and his family.

    • Contributor: Rogers, Charles H.
    • Date: 1858
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    W.B. Bryan notes and newspaper extracts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Handwritten notes along with extracts from newspapers, many published in the District of Columbia, relating to Washington, D.C., compiled by Bryan while researching his two-volume work, A history of the national capital from its foundation through the period of the adoption of the organic act (1914-1916).

    • Contributor: Bryan, W.
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    John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986

    Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair.

    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
    • Date: 1932
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    J. Skelly Wright papers, 1933-1987

    Attorney, judge, and educator. Personal and professional correspondence, case files, opinions, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, financial papers, teaching material, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to Wright's legal and judicial career.

    • Contributor: Wright, J. Skelly
    • Date: 1933
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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Also includes correspondence of Thomas Ustick Walter and Constantino Brumidi concerning the construction of a dome on the U.S. Capitol; documents of Mordecai Gist; letter of William Henry Herndon to Jesse William Weik; and correspondence between Turner and Harry S. Truman.

    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.