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    Donald R. Richberg papers, 1900-1960 Lawyer, author, and public official. Correspondence, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous material relating to Richberg’s writings and the period of the New Deal while Richberg was general counsel of the National Recovery Administration and executive director of the National Emergency Council.
    • Contributor: Richberg, Donald R. (Donald Randall) - Richberg, Donald R.
    • Date: 1900
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    William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942 Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle Godfrey and Holmes O. Paulding, participants in the Battle of ...
    • Contributor: Ghent, William J. (William James) - Ghent, William J.
    • Date: 1876
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    King Lear archive : preparatory materials for an edition of S... Preparatory materials for an edition of Shakespeare's King Lear published by Theodore Press with illustrations printed at the Janus Press.
    • Contributor: Van Vliet, Claire - Alpert, Michael
    • Date: 1984
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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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    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
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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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    Heinz Hartmann and Dora Hartmann papers, 1928-1974 Psychoanalysts. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, subject file, and other papers relating primarily to the Hartmanns’ work with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and to Heinz Hartmann’s writing and editorial projects.
    • Contributor: Hartmann, Heinz
    • Date: 1928
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    Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947 Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.
    • Contributor: Chase, Lewis Nathaniel
    • Date: 1836
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    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1880-1924 Journalist and United States representative from New York. Correspondence, memoranda, writings by and about Pulitzer, critiques of editorials, biographical material, and miscellaneous personal papers.
    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1880
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    Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977 Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.
    • Contributor: Brant, Irving
    • Date: 1910
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    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.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Huston
    • Date: 1908
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    David B. Quinn papers, 1109-1994 Historian. Correspondence, minutes, reports, appointment calendars, applications, autobiographical sketches, clippings, photographs, lectures, writings, and research material consisting of notes, transcriptions, and facsimiles of charters, chronicles, colonization tracts, court records, drawings, financial accounts, land records, maps, state papers, statutes, travel literature, and other papers and documents.
    • Contributor: Quinn, David
    • Date: 1109
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    Willard H. Brownson papers, 1859-1932 United States naval officer. Correspondence, letterpress books, diaries, cruise book, night order books, scrapbooks, and watch, quarter, and station bill documenting Brownson's naval career, including his official and personal dealings with President Theodore Roosevelt.
    • Contributor: Brownson, Willard H. (Willard Herbert) - Brownson, Willard H.
    • Date: 1859
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    John D.M. Hamilton papers, 1935-1972 Lawyer, state legislator, and public official of Kansas. Correspondence, speeches, interviews, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Hamilton's career in the Republican Party, including as chairman of the Republican National Committee.
    • Contributor: Hamilton, John D. M.
    • Date: 1935
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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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    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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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931 Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...
    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863
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    Henry Watterson papers, 1863-1920 Journalist, author, and orator. Correspondence and other papers relating to Watterson's career as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal.
    • Contributor: Watterson, Henry
    • Date: 1863
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    I.I. Rabi papers, 1899-1989 Physicist and educator. The collection documents Rabi's research in physics, particularly in the fields of radar and nuclear energy, leading to the development of lasers, atomic clocks, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to his 1944 Nobel Prize in physics; his work as a consultant to the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and as an advisor on science policy to the ...
    • Contributor: Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac) - Rabi, I. I.
    • Date: 1899
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    Dorothea Dix Lawrence collection, 1856-1980 Dorothea Dix Lawrence was a successful opera singer in the 1930s and 1940s who later became a recitalist and folklorist. The materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, clippings and other items that document her career as a singer and interpreter of American folk music. In addition, the collection includes her articles on American folklore that were published in various journals, and two copies ...
    • Contributor: Lawrence, Dorothea DIX
    • Date: 1856
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    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959 The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...
    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • Date: 1878
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    Leason Heberling Adams papers, 1919-1968 Geophysicist, consultant, and educator. Correspondence, writings, notes and notebooks, and printed matter relating to Adams's research and publication in geophysics and earth sciences.
    • Contributor: Adams, Leason Heberling
    • Date: 1919
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    The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druy... Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, book drafts and resource material, articles, reports, notes, subject files, course files, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, digital files, and other papers documenting Sagan's career as an astronomer, astrobiologist, science educator, television personality, and author. Chronicles his work as a professor at Harvard University; professor of astronomy and space sciences at Cornell University; ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
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    Edison Electric Light Company records, 1879-1894 Copies of patents granted by the government of Canada to Thomas A. Edison and employees of his firm and codes for insurance underwriters in the United States to create national standards for electrical constuction and operation.
    • Contributor: Edison Electric Light Company
    • Date: 1879
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    Joseph Benson Foraker papers, 1884-1916 Army officer, governor of Ohio, and United States senator from Ohio. Includes originals and printed versions of correspondence with Marcus Alonzo Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, John Sherman, and William H. Taft.
    • Contributor: Foraker, Joseph Benson
    • Date: 1884
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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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    Louis Jay Hazam papers, 1937-1977 Television producer and author. Correspondence, scripts, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Hazam's career as a writer and producer of television documentaries.
    • Contributor: Hazam, Louis Jay
    • Date: 1937
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    Harry C. Oberholser papers, 1883-1960 Ornithologist. Chiefly correspondence with ornithologists and other scientists on bird life and bird specimens of the U.S. and other countries, Oberholser's work with scientific organizations, and publication of his books and articles.
    • Contributor: Oberholser, Harry C. (Harry Church) - Oberholser, Harry C.
    • Date: 1883
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    Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903 Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental ...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, Alexander
    • Date: 1708
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    Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926 Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack’s medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic “Darangen.”
    • Contributor: Hack, Charles W.
    • Date: 1800
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    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...
    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Date: 1985
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and ...
    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Date: 1674
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    Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945 Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the Pacific during World War II.
    • Contributor: Knowles, Herbert Bain
    • Date: 1941
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    Brand Whitlock papers, circa 1890-1934 Author, lawyer, diplomat, and mayor of Toledo, Ohio. Correspondence, journals, diaries, speeches and writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, clippings, financial records, and memorabilia relating to Whitlock's career as a writer, diplomat, and politician, and his interest in municipal administration.
    • Contributor: Whitlock, Brand
    • Date: 1890
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    Amos 'n' Andy radio program scripts, 1928-1937 Radio program. Scripts of the Amos ‘n’ Andy radio program.
    • Date: 1928
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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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    Donald Friede papers, 1919-1980 Literary agent, publisher, and writer. Correspondence, drafts of writings, reports, diaries, photographs, and biographical material pertaining to Friede's career in publishing.
    • Contributor: Friede, Donald
    • Date: 1919
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    Kenneth M. Bilby Jamaican Maroon collection, 1977-1991 An ethnographic field collection of sound recordings, moving images, and accompanying materials that document the music and dance of Jamaican Maroons, particularly the Kromanti Dance ritual complex recorded by Kenneth M. Bilby in 1977-1979, and in 1991.
    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M.
    • Date: 1977
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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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    Jo Davidson papers, 1906-1952 Sculptor. Correspondence, notes, speeches, articles, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Davidson's career as a sculptor and to his political activities with the Progressive Citizens of America and the National Wallace for President Committee.
    • Contributor: Davidson, Jo
    • Date: 1906
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    Cyril Clemens collection, 1686-1982 Biographer and editor. Letters received from prominent people relating to the International Mark Twain Society or to some aspect of Samuel Langhorne Clemens's life or literary works written by him under the name Mark Twain. Also includes production materials for several works on him by Cyril Clemens, and copies of historical documents collected by Cyril Clemens.
    • Contributor: Clemens, Cyril
    • Date: 1686
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Clau... French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault
    • Date: 1761
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    Howard S. Liebengood papers, 1950-1982 Lawyer and United States Senate sergeant at arms. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, reports, legislative proposals, research files, notebooks, travel materials, campaign materials, financial and legal papers, Senate floor statements, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Liebengood's service on the minority staff of the United States Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, as minority staff director of the United States Senate ...
    • Contributor: Liebengood, Howard S. (Howard Scholey) - Liebengood, Howard S.
    • Date: 1950
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    Dolley Madison papers, 1794-1852 Wife of President James Madison and prominent Washington, D.C., hostess. Correspondence, financial papers, invitations, calling cards, and other papers relating primarily to personal and family matters including settlement of the Dolley Madison, James Madison, and William Madison estates.
    • Contributor: Madison, Dolley
    • Date: 1794
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    George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898 Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.
    • Contributor: McClellan, George Brinton
    • Date: 1823
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    Poushkin Society in America records, 1931-1955 Society celebrating poet Aleksandr Sergeevich Puskin. Correspondence, minutes, programs, literary contest essays, clippings, an index to Pushkin's Boris Godunov, photographs, and other records relating chiefly to Pushkin and the formation and history of the society.
    • Contributor: Poushkin Society in America
    • Date: 1931
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    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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    Franz Boas papers, 1878-1943 Anthropologist, linguist, ethnologist, educator, and curator. Microfilm of originals held by the American Philosophical Society of personal and professional correspondence, diaries, and family papers relating chiefly to Boas’s career as an anthropologist and social scientist.
    • Contributor: Boas, Franz
    • Date: 1878
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    A.E. Hotchner/Ernest Hemingway collection, 1944-1968 Authors and journalists. Papers resulting from the friendship of Ernest Hemingway and A. E. Hotchner, including letters from Hemingway to Hotchner, literary writings by Hemingway, a draft of Hotchner’s memoir Papa Hemingway, and related material.
    • Date: 1944
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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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    Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952 Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.
    • Contributor: Stowell, Ellery C. (Ellery Cory) - Stowell, Ellery C.
    • Date: 1805
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992 Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.
    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    Adee family papers, 1824-1966 Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer
    • Date: 1824
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998 Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.
    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Date: 1849
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    Erwin F. Smith papers, 1876-1927 Plant pathologist. Diaries, correspondence, notes, literary manuscripts, and photographs relating primarily to his laboratory work and his employment at the Department of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Smith, Erwin F. (Erwin Frink) - Smith, Erwin F.
    • Date: 1876
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    Scudder Klyce papers, 1911-1933 Author and naval officer. Correspondence, articles, a typescript of Klyce's book Universe, and other material relating primarily to his career as an author.
    • Contributor: Klyce, Scudder
    • Date: 1911
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    Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000 Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, promotional materials, contracts, and financial documents.
    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas
    • Date: 1926
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    Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-... The collection represents the working papers of the sub-committee: correspondence from members to, among others, Aaron Copland, Leonard Feist, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Erich Leinsdorf, Alan Lomax, and Walter Toscanini; song book pamphlets ("Army Hit Kits"), sheet music; non-music publications; and administrative papers.
    • Contributor: United States. Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation. Sub-Committee on Music - Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1941
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    Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997 Collection contains materials collected by Slonimsky throughout his lifetime that document his life and work as musicologist, composer, conductor, lecturer and author. Included are personal biographical materials; Slonimsky's writings (drafts, typescripts, reprints, etc.) of newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with ...
    • Contributor: Slonimsky, Nicolas
    • Date: 1873
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    Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998 Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.
    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Date: 1893
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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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    Edward L. Thorndike papers, 1900-1938 Educator. Articles, lectures, speeches, and research notes relating to Thorndike's studies in educational psychology.
    • Contributor: Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee) - Thorndike, Edward L.
    • Date: 1900
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    Philip Hauge Abelson papers, 1939-2002 Nuclear physicist, chemist, and editor. Correspondence, notes, reports, speeches and writings, and other papers documenting Abelson's contribution to scientific policy-making through committees, organizations, and publications.
    • Contributor: Abelson, Philip Hauge
    • Date: 1939
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    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937 Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.
    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Date: 1840
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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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    Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 17... Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes and notebooks, and other papers of Walt Whitman collected by Feinberg. Also contains material relating to Whitman's life and writings including the papers of Richard Maurice Bucke, Charles E. Feinberg, John H. Johnston, William Douglas O'Connor, and Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel.
    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Date: 1763
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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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    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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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935 Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...
    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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    James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889 United States president, army officer, lawyer, and educator. Family, personal, and official correspondence including records of Garfield's Civil War military service, diary (1848-1881), speeches and other public statements, legal papers, genealogical material, college notebooks, tributes, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other material relating primarily to Garfield's career and death.
    • Contributor: Garfield, James A. (James Abram) - Garfield, James A.
    • Date: 1839
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    George W. Goethals papers, 1890-1954 Governor of the Canal Zone, army officer, and engineer. Diaries, correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to the construction of the Panama Canal, Goethals' term as governor of the Canal Zone, and his other public service positions.
    • Contributor: Goethals, George W. (George Washington) - Goethals, George W.
    • Date: 1890
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    William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection,... Supreme Court justice. Chiefly holograph manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of a series of articles concerning Johnson written by Abraham J. Levin and published in the Michigan Law Review.
    • Contributor: Feinberg, Charles E.
    • Date: 1944
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People re... Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1842
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    Queenstown Association (U.S.) records, 1913-1980 Association of commissioned officers of the United States Navy who were stationed at the naval base in Queenstown, Ireland, during World War I. Established, 1921; disbanded, 1961.Correspondence, minutes, membership lists, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the association's social activities. Primarily the files of founder and secretary-treasurer, Junius Spencer Morgan.
    • Contributor: Queenstown Association (U.S.)
    • Date: 1913
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    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovak... Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.
    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Date: 1619
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    Maps: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Prese... Maps - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
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    Whitney & Burnham (New Orleans, La.) records, 1835-1851 Cotton mercantile firm. A diary, correspondence, letterbooks, bills, receipts, invoices, notebooks, purchase orders, and rent statements relating primarily to the cotton trade in Louisiana and Alabama.
    • Contributor: Whitney & Burnham (New Orleans, La.)
    • Date: 1835
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    Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900 Jurist and United States senator. Correspondence, speeches, legal and business records, and genealogical material relating to Ohio and national politics, antislavery movement, family matters, and Tappan's interests in mineralogy and conchology.
    • Contributor: Tappan, Benjamin
    • Date: 1795
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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998 Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.
    • Date: 1942
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    Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874 Naval officer. Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed material, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the United States Navy.
    • Contributor: Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes
    • Date: 1797
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    Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899 Secretary of the interior and senator from Michigan. Correspondence, principally letters received, only a few dating after 1879, relating chiefly to the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reflects the views of the antislavery element of the Republican Party when Chandler was serving on the Republican Congressional Committee and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of War and as chairman of the Committee ...
    • Contributor: Chandler, Zachariah
    • Date: 1854
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    W J McGee papers, 1880-1916 Geologist, anthropologist, and hydrologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, articles, scientific papers, lectures, notes, geological notebooks, scrapbooks, bibliographical notes, and memorabilia relating chiefly to McGee's career as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and as an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence when he was director of the anthropological and historical exhibit of the Louisiana Purchase ...
    • Contributor: McGee, W J
    • Date: 1880
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    Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982 Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.
    • Contributor: Logan, Rayford Whittingham
    • Date: 1925
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    Robert C. Cook papers, 1882-1992 Geneticist, demographer, editor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, research notes, professional files, family and estate papers, genealogical and biographical information, photographs, and other papers documenting Cook's career as managing editor and editor of the American Genetic Association's Journal of Heredity, as director and president of the Population Reference Bureau and editor of its Population Bulletin, and as an authority on population policy, eugenics, and ...
    • Contributor: Cook, Robert C. (Robert Carter) - Cook, Robert C.
    • Date: 1882
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    Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970 German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall ...
    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Date: 1796
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Reuben Cleary book manuscripts, 1886 Confederate expatriate and physician. Manuscripts entitled, Brazil Under the Monarchy: A Record of Facts and Observations, from Notes Taken in Brazil during a Period of More Than Twenty Years, and another version of the same entitled, Chronicas Lageanas. Includes observations on history, manners, customs, and society made by Cleary while practicing medicine in Brazil between 1865 and 1885 as a Confederate expatriate from Virginia.
    • Contributor: Cleary, Reuben
    • Date: 1886
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    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979 Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.
    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Date: 1900
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    Stephen Bonsal papers, 1890-1973 Journalist and foreign correspondent. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material relating chiefly to Bonsal's career as a journalist and as foreign correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Times.
    • Contributor: Bonsal, Stephen
    • Date: 1890
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    George E. Belknap papers, 1857-1903 Naval officer. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, and miscellaneous papers relating to Belknap’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Belknap, George E. (George Eugene) - Belknap, George E.
    • Date: 1857
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    Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903 Army officer. Papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to official functions at the White House, the assassination of William McKinley, and the unveiling of a statue of Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Bingham, Theo. A.
    • Date: 1897
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    Francis Bowler Keene papers, 1856-1975 Diplomat, poet, and author. Diaries, correspondence, subject and writings files, and scrapbooks relating to Keene's career in the consular service and to his writings.
    • Contributor: Keene, Francis Bowler
    • Date: 1856
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    Frank Alden Hill genealogical collection, 1627-1897 Lawyer and genealogist. Copies of legal and genealogical records, and pedigree charts and heraldic crests relating to the Hill, Lawrence, Townley, Stephens, and Hathaway families, from documents contained in American and European library and museum collections.
    • Contributor: Hill, Frank Alden
    • Date: 1627
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    James Forman papers, 1848-2005 Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.
    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Date: 1848
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    George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928 Geologist, mathematician, engineer, and physicist. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, notebooks, notes, memoranda, maps, charts, tables, landscape sketches, and printed matter primarily relating to Becker's service at the United States Geological Survey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and as president of the Geological Society of America.
    • Contributor: Becker, George F. (George Ferdinand) - Becker, George F.
    • Date: 1814
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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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    Everett Spring papers, 1913-1932 U.S. Commerce Department employee. Chiefly drafts and copies of Spring's essays on United States history and government as well as various scientific and philosophical topics.
    • Contributor: Spring, Everett
    • Date: 1913
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926 Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...
    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    George Creel papers, 1857-1953 Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating ...
    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Date: 1857