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    Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.

    • Contributor: Woods, Arthur
    • Date: 1884
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    William F. Fullam papers, 1873-1942

    Naval officer and journalist. Correspondence, bulletins, biographical data, naval news sheets, radio dispatches, reports, orders, commissions, transcripts of congressional testimony, writings, photographs, clippings, and other records relating to Fullam's naval career.

    • Contributor: Fullam, William F. (william Freeland) - Fullam, William F.
    • Date: 1873
  • 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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    David Rapaport papers, 1911-1997

    Psychologist and author. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, memoranda, reports, legal documents, and printed matter concerning Rapaport's research and writings in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis and his association with the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Rapaport, David
    • Date: 1911
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    Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961

    Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.

    • Contributor: Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia
    • Date: 1926
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    Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

    • Date: 1767
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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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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    Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928

    Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: Greeley, Horace
    • Date: 1812
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    Ruth Mack Brunswick papers, 1921-1943

    Psychoanalyst. Correspondence, patient files, writings, a student training certificate, a concert program, and a newspaper clipping documenting Brunswick’s contributions to psychoanalytic theory including her treatment of Sergius Pankejeff, a former patient of Sigmund Freud referred to as the “Wolf Man” in Freud’s case study, and her work on the pre-Oedipal phase of libido development.

    • Contributor: Brunswick, Ruth Mack
    • Date: 1921
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    Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary ...

    • Contributor: Cary, Charles William - Feamster, Claudius Newman - Feamster, Felix Claudius - Feamster, Martha Alderson - Feamster, Robert Cantrell - Feamster, Samuel William Newman - Feamster, Thomas L.
    • Date: 1794
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    Glenn Dillard Gunn collection, 1874-1961

    Primarily correspondence from, among others, Ferruccio Busoni, Teresa Careño, Percy Grainger, and Moriz Rosenthal. Also photographs, many with autograph inscriptions including those of Claude Debussy, Victor Herbert, and John McCormack. Music is represented by manuscripts and autographed presentation scores (printed). The ramainder consists of miscellaneous personal papers, programs, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Gunn, Glenn Dillard - Busoni, Ferruccio - Carreño, Teresa - Grainger, Percy - Rosenthal, Moriz
    • Date: 1874
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    Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.

    • Contributor: Malik, Charles Habib
    • Date: 1888
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    John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Date: 1743
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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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    Joint Army and Navy Committee on Welfare and Recreation, Sub-Committee on Music papers, 1941-1946

    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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    Panama Collection, 1804-1977

    Canal Zone Library-Museum in Balboa Heights. Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, financial and legal papers, technical drawings of canal plans, photoprints, and other papers collected by the library-museum concerning the planning and construction of the Panama Canal and business and cultural aspects of the Canal Zone.

    • Contributor: Canal Zone Library-Museum
    • Date: 1804
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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson papers, 1833-1961

    Wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, My Memoir, financial and legal records, family and genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating largely to political and social life in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt
    • Date: 1833
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    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.

    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Date: 1856
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    George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, 1921-1940

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection principally consists of letters between George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Other items include several writings by Antheil, photographs of his staged works, promotional materials, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Zimbalist, Mary Louise Curtis Bok
    • Date: 1921
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    Joseph Warren Beach papers, 1891-1955

    Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, diaries, manuscript of published works, poems, scholarly and critical notes, essays, and lectures relating to Beach's career as a literary critic and professor of English literature, literary subjects, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Beach, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1891
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007

    Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.

    • Date: 1721
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    Edgar Kobak papers, 1916-1966

    Publicist, broadcasting executive, and consultant. Correspondence, autobiographical memoir, speeches and writings, business papers, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Kobak's work with McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, the National Broadcasting Company, and the Mutual Broadcasting System and to the early years of radio and television broadcasting and to his expertise in the field of public relations and communications.

    • Contributor: Kobak, Edgar
    • Date: 1916
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    Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964

    Poet, editor, and teacher. Drafts, typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of Shapiro's published and unpublished articles, essays, lectures, and writings relating to drafts of his books The Bourgeois Poet and To Abolish Children.

    • Contributor: Shapiro, Karl
    • Date: 1947
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    Robert E. Sherwood play scripts, 1921-1962

    Dramatist. Typescripts of plays by Sherwood submitted for copyright to the Library of Congress Copyright Office.

    • Contributor: Sherwood, Robert E. (robert Emmet) - Sherwood, Robert E.
    • Date: 1921