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    Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States

    videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Date: 2009
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    A report on the crisis in the Catholic Church in the United States / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "February 27, 2004." "Purpose of the Report is to share the Review Board's findings and recommendations based upon its evaluation of the current crisis. Those findings seek to describe the problem and to address two fundamental questions posed by it. First, why did individuals with a disposition to prey sexually upon minors gain admission to the priesthood? Second, how did they manage to remain ...

    • Contributor: Catholic Church. National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young People
    • Date: 2004
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The Cuban rafter phenomenon a unique sea exodus / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    In English and Spanish. In this digital archive you can explore the experiences of tens of thousands of citizens who have left Cuba in small boats, homemade rafts and other unusual craft. Currently the site focuses on those who precipitated and participated in one specific sea exodus: the raft crisis of 1994. Through photos, videos, bibliography, primary documents and narratives, the site examines the ...

    • Date: 2004
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    Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Works by and about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and his era; includes published and unpublished material on contemporary figures, slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction; the bronze casts of Lincoln's head and hands made by Leonard W. Volk, the modeling tools he used in their creation, with supporting ms. and photographs; the papers of James B. Merwin, army chaplain appointed by Lincoln during the Civil ...

    • Date: 1824

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    Illinois political campaign of 1858. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Date: 1858

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Diary and daily journal written by David Homer Bates from the Alfred Stern Collection at the Library of Congress. Bates worked in the telegraph office during the Lincoln administration. He chronicles the movements of the Civil War as well as noting important events of the day. It also gives a daily account of Bates comings and goings in the Washington, D.C. area.

    • Contributor: Bates, David Homer
    • Date: 1863
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 (bulk 1880-1920), identified by Herbert Oliver Brayer in his survey of sources pertinent to American economic history in various American and European repositories. Includes incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas of western United States. Companies represented include the ...

    • Contributor: Brayer, Herbert Oliver - State Historical Society of Colorado
    • Date: 1956
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    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Consists of sound recordings of interviews, speeches, dictated memorandums, television news, and audio diaries that document Brzezinski's tenure as national security advisor in President Jimmy Carter's administration as well as post-1981 domestic and foreign speaking engagements, travel, and interviews and guest spots on various radio programs, such as National Public Radio's America abroad. A 1981 oral history interview with Brzezinski is also included, as ...

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    War lecture

    1 item. | Holograph lecture by Clara Barton about her service during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Barton, Clara
    • Date: 1866
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Front door lobby /

    This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional Committee.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood - Catt, Carrie Chapman - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    Verfassungsrechtlicher Schutz von Werbung in rechtsvergleichender Sicht - Deutschland und die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Frankfurt am Main, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. vii-xxx)

    • Contributor: Dolzer, Edda Henrike
    • Date: 2008
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    Umwandlung von Kapitalgesellschaften : im Ertragsteuerrecht der USA im Vergleich zum deutschen Steuerrecht ; Rechtsstand: SEStEG / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Univ. Köln, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-187)

    • Contributor: Indenkämpen, Andreas
    • Date: 2008
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The juridical character of nonstatutory military tribunals Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "April 1963". Typescript. Thesis--Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, Va., 1963. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 161-164). Electronic reproduction. [Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 2007] (Military legal resources). Digitized image of the original. s2007 dcun s

    • Contributor: Hodges, M. Douglas
    • Date: 1963
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    Military commissions Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "April 1953". Typescript. Thesis--Judge Advocate General's School, 1953. Includes bibliographical references. Electronic reproduction. [Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 2006] (Military legal resources). Digitized image of the original. s2006 dcun s

    • Contributor: Marmon, Thomas C.
    • Date: 1953
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Thomas Jefferson letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 1813
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    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains personal and professional correspondence to and from Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge that documents both Coolidge's role as a patron of twentieth century music and the activities of her foundation, which she established at the Library of Congress in 1925. The correspondents include many of the prominent composers, musicians, conductors, and other musical figures of the time. The Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation was ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
    • Date: 1894
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    Amateur hour collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily over 7000 applications from contestants who appeared on the Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour radio program between 1934 and 1948. A small percentage of the administrative papers dating from the late 1940s and 1950s, as well as materials relating to the Mexican version of the program, La hora internacional del aficionado, are also included. Filed with the contestant applications are letters of introduction, ...

    • Date: 1934
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    George and Böske Antheil papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection contains materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. Holograph and copyist manuscripts and printed scores in the collection span Antheil's career as a composer. Some manuscript reproductions contain annotations in Antheil's hand. Notable works include Ballet mécanique, Capital of the world, The happy journey, The wish, and Helen retires. The writings ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Antheil, Böske
    • Date: 1875
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    George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection contains letters, postcards, and telegrams from Antheil to Hart, in addition to several letters to Antheil from Mary Hollister, Ethel Leginska, and Annette Williams, and three letters from unidentified authors to Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his European tour, which began in 1922. In addition to commentary on cities he visited, concerts he performed, and musical pieces ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George
    • Date: 1919
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    George Antheil correspondence with Mary Louise Curtis Bok, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection principally consists of letters between composer George Antheil and his longtime patron, Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Additional correspondents include Ezra Pound, Donald S. Friede, Constantin von Sternberg, and Igor Stravinsky. In addition, there are two substantive works by Antheil, "Antheilcized notation, or, Music for everybody who can tell one from two and two from three," providing an explanation of the composer's "See-Note" ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George
    • Date: 1921
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    Howard Ashman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little shop of horrors and the Disney animated musicals The little mermaid, Beauty and the beast, and Aladdin. The biographical materials include early writings and school project materials, address and date books, and memorial tributes. The correspondence consists chiefly of personal letters received by Ashman throughout ...

    • Contributor: Ashman, Howard - Menken, Alan - Hamlisch, Marvin - Mann, Barry - Sheffer, Jonathan
    • Date: 1973
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    Harold Bauer collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains correspondence with musicians, including Ernest Bloch, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Fauré, Percy Grainger, Jascha Heifetz, Josef Hofmann, Gustav Holst, Vincent d'Indy, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Martin Loeffler, Pierre Monteux, Moritz Moszkowski, Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Isidore Philipp, Henry Prunières, Carl Ruggles, Carlos Salzedo, Gustave Schirmer, Leopold Stokowski, and Efrem Zimbalist. The music includes several holograph transcriptions and editions prepared ...

    • Contributor: Bauer, Harold
    • Date: 1880
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    Irving Berlin collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection, which documents all aspects of Berlin's life and career, contains music scores and sketches, many in the hand of Berlin's longtime musical secretary Helmy Kresa, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, and scripts that span Berlin's career in theater and films. The personal correspondence includes items to and from his wife Ellin, while the professional correspondence relates to Berlin's various show business ...

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving
    • Date: 1895
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    Leonard Bernstein collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from Bernstein's corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, and fan mail. In addition, there are music manuscripts for many of his compositions, including The age of anxiety (Symphony no. 2); Candide; Chichester Psalms; Fancy free; Jeremiah (Symphony no. 1); On the waterfront; Prelude, fugue and ...

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1900