CollectionScrap-book belonging to the Rev. Charles Ludwig [sic] Dodgson, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, better known as "Lewis Carroll," the author of "Alice's adventures in wonderland," "Through the looking-glass," etc. : bought at ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of miscellaneous clippings with manuscript title-page. Partial contents, probably in Carroll's handwriting, on inside of cover and on a separate sheet, laid in. Also laid in are excerpts from Punch for July 25, 1868, Mar. 16 and Apr. 27, 1872; the Apr. 27, 1872 issue of Fun; two pages of poems from The Haileyburian; and "Country News" (p. 147-148) from The Illustrated Melbourne...
- Contributor: Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge
- Date: 1834
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialOrderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.
- Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (Berkshire)
- Date: 1796
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialEnglish military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort | Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect...
- Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1743
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CollectionBurl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original...
- Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (Burl) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1919
CollectionGilbert Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The papers consist of theater production materials related to Miller's life and career that provide insights into his work as a manager, producer, and advocate for the theater. They include correspondence, photographs, contracts, scripts, speeches, scenic floor plans, scenic and costume renderings, clippings, programs, and other materials that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.
- Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
- Date: 1916
CollectionCaleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.
- Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
- Date: 1785
CollectionAllen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973 Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.
- Contributor: Astin, Allen Varley
- Date: 1939
CollectionMatthew Fontaine Maury papers, 1825-1960 Naval officer and oceanographer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, and other writings, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, and printed material relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico, and to the Maury (Morey) family.
- Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
- Date: 1825
CollectionMarian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.
- Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
- Date: 1656
CollectionRaymond Loewy papers, 1929-1988 Industrial designer. Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer and documenting the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design, and other aspects of industrial design.
- Contributor: Loewy, Raymond
- Date: 1929
CollectionW. Averell Harriman papers, 1869-1988 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, business records, diplomatic accounts, speeches, statements and writings, photographs, and other papers documenting Harriman's career in business, finance, politics, and public service, particularly during the Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter presidential administrations.
- Contributor: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell) - Harriman, W. Averell
- Date: 1869
CollectionRichard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991 Journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, printed matter, and writings relating to Strout's association with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications.
- Contributor: Strout, Richard L. (Richard Lee) - Strout, Richard L.
- Date: 1900
CollectionReid family papers, 1795-1970 Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.
- Date: 1795
CollectionBenjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907 Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including journals kept by Franklin and Richard Oswald; and papers (1781-1818) of Franklin's...
- Contributor: Franklin, Benjamin
- Date: 1726
CollectionJohn Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone...
- Contributor: Hay, John
- Date: 1783
CollectionIra Eaker papers, 1917-1989 United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining...
- Contributor: Eaker, Ira
- Date: 1917
CollectionDavid 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
CollectionCharles Fahy papers, 1857-1985 Jurist, lawyer, United States solicitor general, and United States delegate to the United Nations. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers. Primarily related to Fahy's service on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Other papers relate to Fahy's role as an advisor and representative of the presidential administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt,...
- Contributor: Fahy, Charles
- Date: 1857
CollectionThomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.
- Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
- Date: 1780
CollectionLeighton W. Rogers papers, 1912-1982 Aeronautical executive, army officer, and public official. Correspondence, diary and journal, biographical information, scrapbooks, map, and writings focusing on Rogers’s experiences as an employee of National City Bank of New York during the Russian revolution in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his return to the Soviet Union in 1943-1944 as an aeronautical consultant for the United States Army Air Corps.
- Contributor: Rogers, Leighton W. (Leighton William) - Rogers, Leighton W.
- Date: 1912
CollectionJoshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
- Contributor: Coit, Joshua
- Date: 1792
CollectionRichard Rush papers, 1805-1852 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.
- Contributor: Rush, Richard
- Date: 1805
CollectionFrederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923 Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies...
- Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
- Date: 1897
CollectionWilliam Pitt Fessenden papers, 1832-1878 United States. secretary of the treasury, United States representative and senator from Maine, and lawyer. Correspondence pertaining chiefly to Fessenden’s service on the Senate Finance Committee and as secretary of the treasury under Abraham Lincoln.
- Contributor: Fessenden, William Pitt
- Date: 1832
CollectionWilliam Bebb papers, 1705-1849 Educator, lawyer, and governor of Ohio. Autograph letters and clipped signatures from an album started for Bebb by his father, Edward Bebb, and Samuel Roberts, Welsh political reformer and founder of a settlement in Tennessee. Includes autographs of British politicians, military leaders, authors, and missionaries. Letters collected by William Bebb himself include those from prominent Americans including John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, William...
- Contributor: Bebb, William
- Date: 1705