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    Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos papers, ... Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican nationalist, writer, and educator and his son, Eugenio Carlos de Hostos, militrary officer. Correspondence, family papers, photographs, miscellaneous papers, a diary of Eugenio María de Hostos, and papers relating to the renovation of the castle of Sotomayor in Pontevedra, Spain.
    • Date: 1865
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    Association Against the Prohibition Amendment records, 1917-1933 Anti-prohibition organization. Chiefly printed matter together with a copy of the group's certificate of foundation, annual reports, bibliographies of anti-prohibition writings, and a mailing list.
    • Contributor: Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
    • Date: 1917
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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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    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 Includes a typescript of his unpublished work entitled, “110 Years of Federal Aid to Agriculture.”
    • Contributor: Harding, T. Swann (Thomas Swann) - Harding, T. Swann
    • Date: 1918
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    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864 Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.
    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Sanford Gottlieb papers, 1946-1995 Political activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, transcripts of radio shows and testimony, clippings, printed mattter, and other papers pertaining to Gottlieb's work with public interest organizations in the fields of disarmament and foreign policy, also including his work as a radio and television commentator.
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, Sanford
    • Date: 1946
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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, Correspondence, diary (1864), ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, lithographs, books illustrated by Reed, citations, military papers, printed material, maps, medals, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Reed's service in the 9th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery and to military life during the Civil War. Includes two volumes containing circa 700 wartime sketches, some drawn during actual combat.
    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
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    Ralph W. Christie papers, 1941-1945 United States Navy officer. Chiefly Christie's official correspondence as a commander of submarines during World War II. Includes material relating to Christie's efforts to have a medal of honor awarded to submarine commander Samuel David Dealey.
    • Contributor: Christie, Ralph W. (Ralph Waldo) - Christie, Ralph W.
    • Date: 1941
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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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    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.
    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Date: 1777
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    Henry T. Allen papers, 1806-1933 Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, military documents, photographs, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Allen's military career.
    • Contributor: Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman) - Allen, Henry T.
    • Date: 1806
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    Sergei Zhirkevich photograph collection, 1980-1998 Collection consists of 28 black-and-white photographic prints and 46 pages of diary excerpts written in the field by Sergei Zhirkevich, who documented music, dance, religious traditions (processions, Shrovetide customs) and rural life in the Pskov and Leningrad regions of Russia, the North Caucasus mountain area, Kazakhstan, and the former Baltic states between 1982 and 1998 for his book, Ot Zamogil'ia do Blagodati, From Beyond ...
    • Contributor: Zhirkevich, Serge
    • Date: 1980
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    Tilton family papers, 1836-1876 Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Date: 1836
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    Chandler P. Anderson papers, 1894-1953 Lawyer, advisor to the Department of State, and international arbitrator. Correspondence, diaries, informal records and notes of negotiations, typewritten and printed documents, and notes for articles and editorials relating mainly to Anderson's work as a specialist in international affairs and international negotiator.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Chandler P. (Chandler Parsons) - Anderson, Chandler P.
    • Date: 1894
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    Faith Berry papers, 1963-1984 Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, book reviews, reports, radio and television transcripts, research materials, press releases, clippings, printed materials, posters, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Berry's research on the life and literary career of poet Langston Hughes and to her work on behalf of civil rights and women.
    • Contributor: Berry, Faith
    • Date: 1963
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    Rudolf Dreikurs papers, 1911-1973 Psychiatrist and educator. Correspondence; journals; drafts of books, articles, speeches, and television lectures; transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions; case studies from classroom situations; and other material reflecting Dreikurs’s role as a social psychologist and educator.
    • Contributor: Dreikurs, Rudolf
    • Date: 1911
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    Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009 Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.
    • Contributor: Weyrich, Paul M.
    • Date: 1942
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    Bernece Berkman-Hunter papers, 1910-1991 Painter and graphic artist. Correspondence, notebooks, financial papers, legal papers, exhibit files, printed ephemera, card files, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Berkman-Hunter’s career as an artist.
    • Contributor: Berkman-Hunter, Bernece
    • Date: 1910
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    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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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871 Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.
    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894 Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.
    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    May Robson papers, 1849-1950 Actress and author. Correspondence, books, play scripts, and other material autographed or created by prominent actors and producers of stage and screen from the late nineteenth-century until Robson’s death; also scrapbooks, playbills, and other material documenting her life and stage and film career.
    • Contributor: Robson, May
    • Date: 1849
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    Katherine Garrison Chapin papers, 1930-1972 Poet and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating mainly to Garrison's published and unpublished poetry and plays.
    • Contributor: Chapin, Katherine Garrison
    • Date: 1930
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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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    Piccard family papers, circa 1470-1983 Family members represented include Jean Felix Piccard (1884-1963), his wife, Jeannette Ridlon Piccard (1895-1981), and their son, Don Piccard (1926- ). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, blueprints, patent specifications and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, the ...
    • Date: 1470
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    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929 Lawyer, editor, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Bound correspondence and autographs, financial material, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell’s years as U.S. representative from Illinois.
    • Contributor: Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes
    • Date: 1794
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    Am-Rus Literary Agency records, 1927-1990 Literary agency for Soviet writers seeking publication or theatrical production in the United States and in affiliation with the Copyright Agency of the USSR. Includes correspondence with publishers, translators, and theatrical companies, contracts, writings, royalty statements, and reviews.
    • Contributor: Am-Rus Literary Agency
    • Date: 1927
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    William Safire papers, 1953-1980 Author, journalist, speechwriter, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diary notes, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, statements, writings, notes, press releases, press conference transcripts, annotated press reports, briefing books, advertising material, and photographs chiefly documenting Safire's close association with Richard M. Nixon as public relations consultant, speechwriter, and political advisor from 1960 to 1973.
    • Contributor: Safire, William
    • Date: 1953
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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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    Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968 Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and ...
    • Contributor: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    • Date: 1920
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    Nicholas Longworth papers, 1782-1931 Lawyer, congressman, and speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia consisting chiefly of speeches made during Longworth’s servce in the House of Representatives. Includes a series of letters to Theodore Roosevelt concerning the nomination of an African American to be surveyor of customs for the Port of Cincinnati; a group of letters by Longworth's grandfather, Nicholas ...
    • Contributor: Longworth, Nicholas
    • Date: 1782
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    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971 Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Date: 1863
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1776
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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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    George Peabody Wetmore papers, 1885-1916 Governor and United States representative and senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence related mainly to the United States Commission of Fine Arts.
    • Contributor: Wetmore, George Peabody
    • Date: 1885
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    Lavinia L. Dock papers, 1908-1949 Nurse, public health activist, and author. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses.
    • Contributor: Dock, Lavinia L.
    • Date: 1908
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    Washington family collection, 1582-1965 Correspondence, journals, financial records, reports, surveys, wills, deeds, genealogical notes, and other papers by or concerning family members related by blood or marriage to George Washington.
    • Date: 1582
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    William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.
    • Contributor: Eustis, William
    • Date: 1757
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    Joseph C. Swidler papers, 1931-1997 Attorney and public power industry official. Articles, correspondence, legal papers, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, and speeches relating primarily to Joseph C. Swidler's career as an attorney and government official.
    • Contributor: Swidler, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles) - Swidler, Joseph C.
    • Date: 1931
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    Saul Pett papers, 1940-1993 Journalist. Correspondence, notebooks, articles, legal documents, photographs, and other related material documenting Pett's career with the Associated Press.
    • Contributor: Pett, Saul
    • Date: 1940
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    Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation government records,... Government records of Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation, including journals of the Board of Aldermen, minutes of the Board of Common Council and the corporation, journals of expenditures, tax lists, and other records.
    • Contributor: Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) Corporation
    • Date: 1751
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    Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959 U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. Principally letters (1817-1842) received by Partridge from students and their parents relating to educational matters at the United States Military Academy, the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, and other academies with which Partridge was associated from 1808-1850; letters and documents concerning military activities during the War of 1812, a dispute between Sylvanus Thayer ...
    • Contributor: Partridge, Alden
    • Date: 1807
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    Franklin Pierce papers, Correspondence, diary kept by Pierce while serving in the Mexican war, writings including drafts of Pierce's messages to Congress, and an engraved portrait. Relates chiefly to public affairs and national politics. Correspondents include Charles Gordon Atherton, Samuel D. Bell, Edmund Burke, James Campbell, Lewis Cass, James L. Curtis, Caleb Cushing, Jefferson Davis, Asa Fowler, John H. George, Albert Ruyter Hatch, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Elizabeth McNeil, ...
    • Contributor: Pierce, Franklin
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    Columbia Records paperwork collection, 1923-1964 Record label orders, record label copy sheets, press release information, recording studio job sheets, and cut-out project information from Columbia Records.
    • Contributor: Columbia Records, Inc
    • Date: 1923
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    Henry Ware Lawton papers, 1849-1930 Army officer. Correspondence, military papers, a map, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Lawton's military career. Includes a copy of a journal of Esther Voorhees Hasson, 1899, and a copy of a diary of Leonard Wood, 1886.
    • Contributor: Lawton, Henry Ware
    • Date: 1849
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    Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931 Statesmen and physicians. Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, legal and financial records, notebooks, account books, speeches, genealogical material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings documenting the Bartlett family's professional and political activity in New England in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include New England's sentiment towards the War of 1812 as well as American political life before and during the Civil War and post Civil ...
    • Contributor: Bartlett, Josiah
    • Date: 1710
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    John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989 United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.
    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Towers, John H.
    • Date: 1830
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    Robert A. Nisbet papers, 1949-1994 Educator and author. Correspondence, contracts with publishers, reviews, promotional material, research material, and other papers relating mainly to Nisbet's books.
    • Contributor: Nisbet, Robert A.
    • Date: 1949
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    John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904 Confederate army officer, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, circulars, and other material relating mainly to Mosby's Civil War activities.
    • Contributor: Mosby, John Singleton
    • Date: 1861
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    Benjamin S. Loeb papers, 1945-1999 Economist, author, and government official. Research files containing journal excerpts, correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, minutes, interview transcripts, writings, speeches, newspaper clippings, and printed matter compiled by Loeb concerning Glenn Theodore Seaborg's chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971. Loeb assisted Seaborg in writing several books on his chairmanship which feature Seaborg's efforts to promote arms control and peaceful uses of nuclear ...
    • Contributor: Loeb, Benjamin S.
    • Date: 1945
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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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    Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987 Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for ...
    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Date: 1920
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    Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 Lawyer, diplomat, and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Long's diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
    • Date: 1486
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    Afro-American military collection, 1773-1987 Correspondence, pay vouchers, orders, muster rolls, enlistment and discharge papers, receipts, contracts, affidavits, tax records, miscellaneous military documents, and printed material documenting African Americans in military service, with the bulk concerning the Civil War service of the United States Corps d'Afrique (organized in 1863 and renamed United States Colored Troops in 1864).
    • Contributor: Gladstone, William A., Collector - Gladstone, William A.
    • Date: 1773
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    Bladen Dulany papers, 1817-1855 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, bills, receipts, inventories, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany’s tour of duty in 1852-1855 as commander of the South Pacific Squadron.
    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Date: 1817
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    James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 Author. Correspondence, writings, speeches, journal, interviews, scripts, notes, legal and financial records, biographical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Michener's literary career, his interest in politics, his art collection, and the adaptation of his works for stage and screen.
    • Contributor: Michener, James A. (James Albert) - Michener, James A.
    • Date: 1906
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    Clara A. Whitney papers, 1872-1975 Diaries reflecting Whitney's life in Japan with her parents, American educators William C. Whitney and Anna L. Whitney, detailing Japanese social life and customs and the Whitney’s travels through Europe and Asia. Includes writings and other material relating to her family and to the household of her father-in-law, Japanese naval officer Katsu Kaishū.
    • Contributor: Whitney, Clara A.
    • Date: 1872
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    John Sherman papers, 1836-1900 Secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, and United States senator and representative from Ohio. Correspondence, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers chiefly relating to Sherman's role in Ohio politics after 1850. Includes family correspondence during Sherman's school years, general correspondence during his years in Congress and the cabinet, and papers relating to Kansas in the 1850s when he was a member of the ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, John
    • Date: 1836
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    Carrie Chapman Catt papers, 1848-1950 Feminist, lecturer, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1911-1923), drafts of speeches and articles, subject files, biographical papers, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly 1890-1920, relating primarily to Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts on behalf of the women's suffrage movement, feminism, and the cause of international peace.
    • Contributor: Catt, Carrie Chapman
    • Date: 1848
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    League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
    • Contributor: League of Women Voters (U.S.)
    • Date: 1884
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    Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, Correspondence, manuscripts of poetry and prose, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed material, and other papers received by Harned as one of Whitman's three literary executors. The collection contains material relating to many aspects of Whitman's career, especially the publication of and subsequent controversy surrounding "Leaves of Grass" and his commitment to the ideals embodied in the life and death of Abraham Lincoln. ...
    • Contributor: Harned, Thomas Biggs - Whitman, Walt
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    C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918 Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.
    • Contributor: Chaillé-Long, C. (Charles) - Chaillé-Long, C.
    • Date: 1809
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    David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926 Telegrapher. Microfilm of correspondence, diary, journal, facsimiles, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates’s writings. Includes eleven Abraham Lincoln manuscripts. Forms part of Alfred Whital Stern collection of Lincolniana in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library.
    • Contributor: Bates, David Homer
    • Date: 1837
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    Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 United States representative, governor of Massachusetts, and army officer. Family and general correspondence, diaries and notebooks, letterbooks, military papers, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and miscellany relating chiefly to Banks’s political career and as an army officer during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1829
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and ...
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith
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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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    MacKinlay Kantor papers, 1885-1977 Novelist and author. Correspondence, diaries, drafts and galleys of playscripts, poems, songs, and fiction and nonfiction books, tearsheets, dictation and interview transcripts, notes, research materials, descriptive inventories of personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, publicity and promotional records, maps, book illustrations, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Kantor's literary career.
    • Contributor: Kantor, Mackinlay
    • Date: 1885
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    Charles Mingus collection, 1939-1979 This is the collected archive of world renowned African American jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The Charles Mingus Collection includes music (manuscript and printed of Mingus and others), writings by and about Mingus by Mingus and others, business papers, printed matter (such as articles and clippings, books and pamphlets, organizations and affiliations, programs, and promotional material), iconography (photographs of Mingus, his family, and ...
    • Contributor: Mingus, Charles
    • Date: 1939
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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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    Elmo N. Pickerill papers, 1910-1975 Aviator. Correspondence, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Pickerill's career as an aviator and to early aviation in the United States, particularly Long Island, N.Y.
    • Contributor: Pickerill, Elmo N. (Elmo Neale) - Pickerill, Elmo N.
    • Date: 1910
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    Lyman J. Gage correspondence, 1897-1906 Banker and public official. Correspondence chiefly documenting Gage's service as secretary of the treasury in the William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt administrations and subsequently as president of the United States Trust Company of New York.
    • Contributor: Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson) - Gage, Lyman J.
    • Date: 1897
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    James Brown papers, 1765-1867 United States senator, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence and legal and commercial records pertaining to Brown's Louisiana law practice and his service as a United States senator. Papers primarily concern legal practices and social conditions in Louisiana.
    • Contributor: Brown, James
    • Date: 1765
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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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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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968 Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Date: 1763
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967 Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.
    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955 Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.
    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Date: 1807
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1995 Documentation of the monthly 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images of performances of zydeco music, lindy hop, bluegrass music, Hungarian folk dance and music, gospel music, and Argentine tango recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress from April through September 1995, sponsored by the American ...
    • Contributor: Jocque, Beau - Manning, Frankie - Lewis, Laurie
    • Date: 1995
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    Duncan McArthur papers, 1783-1848 Ohio governor and legislator, military officer, and U.S. representative. Correspondence, land survey notes, plats, tax returns, and other documents on land holdings in and near the Scioto River Valley in Ohio; also account books, orderly book of the U.S. 19th Infantry Regiment during the War of 1812, and printed matter. With the correspondence are army returns, reports, and general orders for the years 1814-1815 ...
    • Contributor: McArthur, Duncan
    • Date: 1783
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    Thomas Henry Carter papers, 1883-1917 Lawyer and United States representative and senator from Montana. Correspondence, writings, memoranda, clippings, notes, invitations, photographs, and financial records relating primarily to Montana, Republican Party politics, and Carter’s career in Congress.
    • Contributor: Carter, Thomas Henry
    • Date: 1833
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    Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.) records, 1885-1988 Journalistic organization founded in 1885. Correspondence, writings, club records, membership books, autograph albums, dinner programs and menus, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and other records relating primarily to the club's annual dinner hosting members of the press, the president, and other elected officials and political figures.
    • Contributor: Gridiron Club (Washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 1885
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    Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929 Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...
    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Date: 1819
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910 Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836
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    Henry Woodhouse collection relating to George Washington, 165... Editor and author. Correspondence, deeds, wills, testaments, indentures, bonds, surveys, maps, plats, financial and legal records, clippings, and other papers relating principally to George Washington, the Washington family, and its descendants.
    • Contributor: Woodhouse, Henry
    • Date: 1656
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    Benjamin Lincoln papers, 1778-1806 United States secretary of war, army officer, and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Journals, correspondence, certificates, receipt, petition, and extract relating to Lincoln's travels from New York to take command of the Southern Department, Continental Army, at Charleston, South Carolina, and the siege of Savannah, Georgia.
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Benjamin
    • Date: 1778
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    Charles Albert Browne papers, 1783-1947 Chemist, food technologist, and historian of science. Correspondence, writings, accounts of foreign travel, autographs of past luminaries, and research material relating primarily Browne's work in the history of chemistry and agriculture.
    • Contributor: Browne, Charles Albert
    • Date: 1783
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    Hiram Collins Haydn papers, 1874-1978 Author, editor, publisher, and educator. Correspondence, drafts and galley proofs of writings, scripts, book reviews, speeches, financial and legal records, and other material relating mainly to Haydn's books and writings. The papers also include material related to his work as an editor with Bobbs-Merrill Co., Crown Publishers, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Random House, and Atheneum.
    • Contributor: Haydn, Hiram Collins
    • Date: 1874
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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968 Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Cardozo, Francis Lewis
    • Date: 1864
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998 This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.
    • Contributor: Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario
    • Date: 1822
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    Sayles Jenks Bowen papers, 1836-1882 Public official and mayor of Washington, D.C. Family and general correspondence and business and legal papers, chiefly 1876-1882. Topics include the elections of 1876 and 1880, the presidential administration of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, and political support for James Gillespie Blaine, James A. Garfield, and Chester A. Arthur.
    • Contributor: Bowen, Sayles Jenks
    • Date: 1836
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    Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives papers, 1869-1957 Inventor and photographer (Frederic Eugene Ives). Physicist and television pioneer (Herbert Eugene Ives). Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, patents, clippings, and other papers relating to the inventions of Frederic Ives and his son Herbert Eugene Ives.
    • Contributor: Ives, Frederic Eugene
    • Date: 1869
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    Joseph Smith Fowler papers, 1863-1903 Educator, lawyer, and United States senator from Tennessee. Correspondence, biographical material, a memorandum book, writings, printed matter and other material relating primarily to Fowler’s political career as a Unionist during the Civil War and as United States senator from Tennessee during Reconstruction.
    • Contributor: Fowler, Joseph Smith
    • Date: 1863
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    Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960 This collection chiefly consists of the musical arrangements of American arranger, pianist, composer and bandleader Joe Haymes (1907-1964). Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand and many are his own compositions. They include scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches. Contains a small amount of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.
    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Date: 1920
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    Mary French Sheldon papers, 1885-1938 Author, lecturer, and explorer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, clippings, address book, drawings, awards, menus, books, photographs, passports, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Belgium, the Belgian Congo, and Africa.
    • Contributor: Sheldon, Mary French
    • Date: 1885
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    William T. Golden papers, 1950-1989 Scientist. Photocopies of reports, newspaper clippings, articles, and journal reprints relating primarily to the organization of the government's scientific efforts begun under President Harry S. Truman and to the creation of the President's Science Advisory Committee. Includes a photocopy of Golden's unpublished volume titled, "Government Military-Scientific Research: Review for the President of the United States."
    • Contributor: Golden, William T.
    • Date: 1950
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    Atlantic Union Committee records, 1940-1968 Organization to foster a union of Atlantic democracies. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial records, office administrative files, chapter files, printed materials, and other records relating to the organization and its activities.
    • Contributor: Atlantic Union Committee
    • Date: 1940
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    The Hannah Arendt Papers This page links to the papers of author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt, which have become one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life
    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
    • Date: 1906