Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962
Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.
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.
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 ...
Inter-American Music Festival Foundation
Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930
United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
William Temple Hornaday papers, 1866-1975
Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991
United States deputy assistant secretary of state, Democratic Party official, author, and public speaker. Journals, family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, interviews, drafts of writings, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Louchheim's public service and leadership in the Democratic Party.
Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912
Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The ...
Hale family papers, 1698-1916
Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.
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.
Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869
Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the ...
Manchester, Forbes W.
Henry Dumont and Nina Webster Dumont papers, 1905-1943
Henry Dumont, poet, writer, and businessman, and Nina Webster Dumont, statistician. Articles, a biography, correspondence, novels, plays, and poems relating primarily to Henry Dumont's work as a poet and writer. Correspondence, instructions, manuals, reports, and studies relating primarily to Nina Webster Dumont's work as a statistician.
Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of Congress librarians and administrators is ...
Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
Bronson M. Cutting papers, 1890-1950
Publisher and United States senator from New Mexico. Correspondence, essays, articles, speeches, detective reports, biographical information, legal papers, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs relating to Cutting's career as a publisher and senator.
Cutting, Bronson M.
William Lindsay Scruggs papers, 1828-1955
Editor and diplomat. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles and other writings, notes, speeches, financial papers, annotated scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Scruggs's service as United States minister to Colombia and Venezuela, and United States consul in China.
Scruggs, William Lindsay
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.
Giles, Donald T.
Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-1975
Newspaper columnist and author. Chiefly drafts and research files for two of Lewis's books, Gideon's Trumpet (1964), an analysis of the Supreme Court's decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, and Portrait of a Decade (1964), an examination of the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1964. Also includes letters from readers of his New York Times column.
Henry Harley Arnold papers, 1903-1989
Pioneer aviator and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, notebooks, drafts and proofs of Henry Harley (Hap) Arnold's memoirs, Global Mission (1949), articles, speeches, reports, orders, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the development of military aeronautics in the United States and to aeronautical policies and events of World War II.
John Kieran papers, 1917-1985
Naturalist, author, and sports columnist. Correspondence, annotated transcripts of his World War I diary, nature diary, ornithological notes, essays, notes and drafts of writings, clippings, and a photograph pertaining to Kieran's career as a sports columnist and panelist of the radio and television program, Information Please, as well as to his expertise in ornithology and natural history.
T. Swann Harding papers, 1918-1963
Author, editor, and civil servant. Chiefly letters from editors and publishers concerning publication of Harding’s books and articles on literary and scientific matters. Includes a typescript of his unpublished work entitled, “110 Years of Federal Aid to Agriculture.”
Harding, T. Swann (Thomas Swann) - Harding, T. Swann
Huntington Cairns papers, 1780-1984
Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.
Huston Thompson papers, 1908-1965
Lawyer and government official. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, articles, photographs, and near-print and print material relating to the presidential candidacy of Woodrow Wilson, Thompson's service as legal counsel in the investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s, and his service as mediator in national industrial strike emergencies.
Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903
Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.