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    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Date: 1747
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    Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

    • Contributor: Robbins, Thomas H. (thomas Hinckley) - Robbins, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1918
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    J.F. Shafroth papers, 1926-1945

    Naval officer. Official correspondence, memoranda, directives, and reports sent to William Frederick Halsey and Chester W. Nimitz relating primarily to Shafroth's experiences as a commander in the South Pacific and head of a task group that conducted the first heavy bombardment of Japan during World War II. Includes material relating to Shafroth's course work at the Army War College.

    • Contributor: Shafroth, J. F. (john Franklin) - Shafroth, J. F.
    • Date: 1926
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    Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

    • Contributor: Webster, Margaret
    • Date: 1837
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    Edward Goodrich Acheson papers, 1872-1968

    Electrochemist, engineer, and inventor. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, laboratory notebooks relating to experiments and inventions, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to Acheson's scientific work.

    • Contributor: Acheson, Edward Goodrich
    • Date: 1872
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    Alexander Jeffrey McKelway papers, 1814-1942

    Clergyman, reformer, and Southern secretary of the National Child Labor Committee. Correspondence, telegrams, speeches, articles, notes and drafts of a biography of St. Clair McKelway, longtime editor of the Brooklyn Eagle and uncle of Alexander, family papers, financial material, printed matter, a scrapbook, and other papers relating mainly to child labor legislation and to the McKelway family.

    • Contributor: McKelway, Alexander Jeffrey
    • Date: 1814
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    Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1988

    Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.

    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Date: 1862
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    Oronzio Maldarelli papers, 1931-1962

    Sculptor and educator. Correspondence, clippings, press releases, articles, exhibition catalogs, photographs, sketches, designs, curriculum, and business records relating to Maldarelli's career and commissions.

    • Contributor: Maldarelli, Oronzio
    • Date: 1931
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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
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    Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

    • Contributor: Mearns, Edgar Alexander
    • Date: 1864
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    August V. Kautz papers, 1846-1939

    United States army officer. Diaries, memoirs, scrapbooks, military orders, correspondence, newspaper clippings, topical files, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Kautz's military service in the Civil War and during Indian conflicts in the West before and after the war.

    • Contributor: Kautz, August V. (august Valentine) - Kautz, August V.
    • Date: 1846
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    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: 1531
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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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    John Gwinn papers, 1815-1864

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, personal journals, commissions, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Gwinn's career in the Navy before the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Gwinn, John
    • Date: 1815
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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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    Leo Goodman papers, 1913-1982

    Labor union activist. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, membership files, speeches and writings, subject files, appointment calendars, and other papers documenting Leo Goodman's career as a labor activist and lobbyist concerned with adequate and affordable housing and safety for workers in atomic energy, particularly as director, CIO National Housing Committee, and as secretary, AFL-CIO Atomic Energy Technical Committee.

    • Contributor: Goodman, Leo
    • Date: 1913
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    Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.

    • Contributor: Roper, Laura Wood
    • Date: 1822
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    Howard Dearstyne papers, 1911-1988

    Architect, architectural historian, educator, and photographer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, exhibit brochures, art catalogs, artwork, and other papers relating primarily to Dearstyne's research on the history of the Bauhaus art school, the school's influence on the development of modern art and 20th century architecture, and two Bauhaus masters, Walter Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

    • Contributor: Dearstyne, Howard
    • Date: 1911
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    Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    Robert Di Domenica collection, 1948-1998

    American composer, flutist and music educator. Music manuscripts and printed music by the composer, performance programs, materials relating to his teaching career, a small amount of correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs and six paintings by the composer.

    • Contributor: DI Domenica, Robert - DI Domenica, Leona - Bender, Ellen
    • Date: 1900
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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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    Otto Sternoff Beyer papers, 1905-1951

    Engineer, economist, and labor consultant. Correspondence, speech and article file, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Beyer's career as an engineer and economist in industry and government.

    • Contributor: Beyer, Otto Sternoff
    • Date: 1905
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    Frank Kowalski papers, 1925-1976

    Army officer and United States representative from Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, reports, military orders, patents, newspaper clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks, drawings, and photographs pertaining primarily to Kowalski's career in the United States Army (1925-1958) and in the House of Representatives (1959-1963).

    • Contributor: Kowalski, Frank
    • Date: 1925