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  • Théatre de Voltaire / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title lettered on case. 45 mounted pencil and pen sketches for the illustrations to the Collection complète des oevres de Voltaire, Genève, Cramer, 1768-96. Rosenwald 1604 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Provenance: Marquis de Fourquevaulx, Emmanuel Bocher, Louis Orly-Roederer. Should be recat at some point as type K

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
  • Sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumʻah al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1761
  • Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1771
  • Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797
  • Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1722
  • The transit of Venus march Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sheet music, Sound recordings, Drawings/engravings. In June of 2004, the Library of Congress joined with NASA in celebrating this rare celestial event (the silhouette of the planet Venus again crossing the face of the Sun) by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to this music, which can be printed directly from this ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1769
  • American Colony in Jerusalem collection, circa 1786-2007

    Religious community in Jerusalem founded by American emigré Christians, Horatio Gates Spafford (1828-1888) and Anna T. Spafford, and perpetuated by their daughter, Bertha Spafford Vester, and others. Correspondence, diaries, minutes, notes, hymns, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed matter, and other papers relating to the history of the colony and its members.

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Vester, Bertha Spafford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1786
  • Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.

    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm - Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1772
  • William Perry sea journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, ...

    • Contributor: Perry, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1797
  • Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...

    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū SaʻĪd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • [Portraits engr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Rosenwald 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790
  • Otto Klemperer archive, 1792-1988

    Conductor and composer. The archive documents Otto Klemperer's life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, family papers, writings by and about Klemperer, interviews, legal and financial documents, clippings, programs, photographic materials, materials related to the Kroll Opera, and books annotated by Klemperer and his daughter Lotte. The archive also contains production and resource materials, including scripts, interviews, background materials, and photographs, ...

    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto - Bregstein, Philo - Klemperer, Lotte
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Journal, 1779-1796, Spring 1789 entry

    Holograph page from the journal of Elizabeth Foote Washington discussing her relationship with her servants.

    • Contributor: Washington, Elizabeth Foote
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1789
  • Orderly 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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1796
  • Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations

    Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.

    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Date: 2010-07-22
  • George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1762
  • Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare editions of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...

    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1750
  • Manuscript index to the Songs of innocence and of experience in the autograph of William Blake. Also a number of trial proofs of plates for the songs. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript t.p., followed by two leaves of ms. index, inserted. The proofs of nine plates on eight leaves, are inlaid. Rosenwald 1800 Keynes, G.L. Bibliography of W. Blake (New York, 1921) no. 38 (manuscript index referred to on p. 116 and 126) Keynes & Wolf, William Blake's illuminated books see footnote on p. 63 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1790
  • al-Insān fī al-ṭibb. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a treatise on the human body and how to maintain good health. It explains that the body is composed of chemical elements, and deals with medication, nutrition, and diseases of various parts of the body.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1770
  • Hādhā Bughyat al-ṭullāb ʻalá Munyat al-ḥussāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Poem written in rajaz meter. Marginal notes indicate that the manuscript was compared with another copy of the same text.

    • Contributor: Ibn Ghāzī, Muḥammad Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palm-leaf manuscript from Orissa; illustrations on every page; wooden covers highlighted in red with single threaded hole in middle; encased in box (10 x 49 x 29 cm). In Sanskrit (in Oriya script). digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá al-Nuzhah fī al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Hāʼim. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript consists of an introduction, 2 chapters, and an epilogue. The text is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
  • Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati.

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739

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