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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972

    Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Fletcher Collins Jr. collection, 1935-1944

    The Fletcher Collins Jr. Collection is the result of the Anglo-American folksong collecting activities of Fletcher Collins Jr. from the mid-1930s to the early 1940s in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, under the auspices of the WPA Joint Committee on Folk Arts and for the Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song.

    • Contributor: Collins, Fletcher - Cole, Calvin - Greer, I. G. (isaac Garfield) - Tate, Dan
    • Date: 1935
  • 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

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    Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von Berlepsch, correspondence, 1874-1913

    German ornithologist. Principally letters received by Berlepsch from ornithologists concerning neotropical birds. Topics include the collection of bird skins and eggs, the illustration of birds, taxidermy, and taxonomy.

    • Contributor: Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf Von - Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig
    • Date: 1874
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    Gertrude Quastler papers, circa 1895-1965

    Artist. Correspondence, photographs, notes, biographical material, photographs, and printed matter documenting Quastler's career and exhibitions of her paintings and prints.

    • Contributor: Quastler, Gertrude
    • Date: 1895
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    Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966

    Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

    • Contributor: Hobson, Richmond Pearson
    • Date: 1889
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    Lillian Everts papers, 1933-1956

    Poet. Correspondence, biographical material, clippings, photocopies, invitations, advertisements, scripts, and printed matter relating to Everts's career in poetry.

    • Contributor: Everts, Lillian
    • Date: 1933
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    Joseph Story correspondence, 1807-1943

    Lawyer, United States representative from Massachusetts, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and educator. Personal, legal, and professional correspondence regarding cases at law, questions before the Supreme Court, the teaching of history and law, the development of Harvard Law School, and other judicial and political topics.

    • Contributor: Story, Joseph
    • Date: 1807
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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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    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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    Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969

    Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs, clippings, writings, photographs, awards and honors. The collection includes the papers of Kreisler's biographer Louis ...

    • Contributor: Kreisler, Fritz - Lochner, Louis Paul
    • Date: 1845
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    Thomas A. Jenckes papers, 1836-1878

    Jurist, state legislator and adjutant general, and U.S. representative from Rhode Island. Correspondence, journals, ledgers, diaries, account books, patent papers, legal briefs and related papers, law library catalog, and photographs pertaining to Jenckes's political and legal career in Rhode Island and the U.S. House of Representatives.

    • Contributor: Jenckes, Thomas A. (thomas Allen) - Jenckes, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1838
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    W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994

    Statistician and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, lectures, interviews, reviews, books, writings, musical scores, photographs, and other papers documenting Deming's government service at the United States Bureau of the Budget and Bureau of the Census; his academic positions at George Washington University, New York University, and the United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School; and his career as a consultant in statistical studies ...

    • Contributor: Deming, W. Edwards (william Edwards) - Deming, W. Edwards
    • Date: 1795
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    John C. Merriam papers, 1899-1938

    Paleontologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, notes, reports, speeches, drawings, maps, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, and other materials mainly concerning Merriam's work as chairman of the National Research Council, president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution.

    • Contributor: Merriam, John C. (john Campbell) - Merriam, John C.
    • Date: 1899
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    James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Date: 1723
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    Maxwell Anderson papers, 1920-1989

    Playwright. Correspondence and scripts, including drafts and galleys deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Maxwell
    • Date: 1920
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    William Marion Jardine papers, 1908-1955

    Educator, public official, and diplomat. Correspondence, articles, speeches, lectures, notes, and scrapbooks of clippings concerned mainly with the economic aspects of agriculture and rural life. The greatest concentration, 1925-1929, relates to Jardine's term as secretary of agriculture. Other papers cover the four years during which he was minister to Egypt. Additional files concern his tenure as president of the University of Wichita, 1934-1949.

    • Contributor: Jardine, William Marion
    • Date: 1908
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    Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

    Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

    • Contributor: Flexner, Abraham
    • Date: 1865
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    Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...

    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Date: 1888
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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller’s service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Date: 1913
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    Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954

    Newspaper editor and publisher, and U.S. secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Knox's service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, his work as editor and publisher, 1936 campaign for vice president, and stint as secretary of the navy. Includes papers of his wife, Annie Reid Knox.

    • Contributor: Knox, Frank
    • Date: 1898
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    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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    American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988

    Journal, correspondence and other papers relating to the experiences of American Service Committee volunteers at a mining camp in Letcher County, Ky., endeavoring to improve social conditions there and in the town of Hemphill.

    • Contributor: American Friends Service Committee
    • Date: 1933
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Date: 1905
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    Vincent Price papers, 1883-1992

    Actor, art collector, and supporter of the arts. Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, business records, family papers, scripts, programs, playbills, publicity material, photographs, and other papers documenting Price's career as an actor in the theater, motion pictures, and television, as an art collector, critic, and consultant, and as a gourmet cook.

    • Contributor: Price, Vincent
    • Date: 1883