The Serge Koussevitzky archive
The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...
Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress)
Papers from the H. Vose Greenough Jr. collection,
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The Papers from the H.V. Greenough Collection is a small part of a larger gift of more than 700 acetate records and tapes Greenough recorded and left to the Library of Congress upon his death. The Greenough Collection includes materials from Technichord Records, a recording company he founded in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as his personal papers. Included in the papers are business and ...
Greenough, H. V. (H. Vose) - Greenough, H. V.
Caleb 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.
Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937
Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers ...
Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901
United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...
Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900
Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...
Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, 1680-1988
African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston) - Greene, Lorenzo J.
Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991
Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...
Herbert A. Philbrick papers, 1849-1997
Anticommunist activist and counterspy. Correspondence, writings, speeches, television scripts, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Philbrick's role as a leading anticommunist spokesman, his activities as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation while he was a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), and the television program based on his autobiography, I Led 3 Lives: Citizen, ...
Philbrick, Herbert A. (Herbert Arthur) - Philbrick, Herbert A.
Benjamin B. French family papers, 1778-1940
New Hampshire politician, clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, D.C. Journals, personal correspondence, writings, and miscellaneous papers chiefly relating to family matters and including commentary on political events and social life in Washington in the nineteenth century. Other prominent family members represented in the papers include Francis O. French, banker, and Amos Tuck, congressman.
French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - French, Benjamin
Henry Aaron Hill papers, 1867-1979
Chemist. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, scientific papers, transcripts, writings, academic records, family papers, financial and business records, newspaper clippings, blueprints, plans, map, memorabilia, printed matter, and photographs documenting Hill's career in the chemical industry, activities in related organizations, service on governmental and education advisory boards, and his personal and family life.
Hill, Henry Aaron
Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973
Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.
Little, Arthur D. (Arthur Dehon) - Little, Arthur D.
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.
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.
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 ...
Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001
Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
Abbot, Henry L.
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.
Field-Osgood family papers, 1702-1938
Correspondence, speeches and writings, household financial accounts, legal papers, genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, lithographs, and engravings pertaining to the families of Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) and his daughter, Susan Osgood Field, of Massachusetts and New York.
Samuel Holten papers, 1630-1843
Delegate to the United States Continental Congress from and United States representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. Correspondence, account books, and bills and receipts relating primarily to Holten's public service career in Massachusetts, the federal government, and his medical practice.
Pierce-Aiken family papers, 1797-1903
Four generations of the family of Jane M. Pierce (born Jane Means Appleton), wife of United States president Franklin Pierce. Genealogical material, photographs, and correspondence among members of the Pierce, Aiken, Appleton, Mason, and Means faimilies, including letters from Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Pierce relating to politics, antebellum New England, War of 1812, and social life in Washington, D.C.
Samuel Hooper papers, 1829-1874
Merchant and U.S. representative. Correspondence, financial statements, lists, ledger sheets, and receipts relating to Hooper's investments and his import business in Boston, Mass., and his service in the Massachusetts legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990
Physician, scientist, and artist. Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, academic records, printed matter, and photographs documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.