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    Bhāgavatapurāṇa. 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
    • Date: 17??
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    [Baidha saphu]. Collections of stotra used in getting rid of planetory influences.
    • Date: 1732
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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt.
    كتاب دلائل الخيرات. | Dilayil-khayrat = | Guide for the good
    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)
    • Date: 1772
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    Wardah al-juyūb fī al-ṣalāh ʻalá al-Ḥabīb.
    وردة الجيوب في الصلاة على الحبيب. | Wardat al-juyūb fī dhikr al-ṣalāh ʻalá al-Nabī al-maḥbūb
    Islamic prayer book composed of selections from Dalāʾil al-khayrāt and Riyāḍ al-anwār.
    • Contributor: Jazūlī, ʻumar Ibn ʻabd Al-ʻazīz - Mukhtār Ibn Muḥammad - Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān
    • Date: 1727
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    Munājāt.
    مناجات.
    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.
    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??
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    Tārīkh-i Nādirī.
    تاريخ نادري.
    Manuscript is incomplete; text breaks off abruptly at second word of line 5, leaf 257a.
    • Contributor: Mahdī Khān Astarābād - Munro, Thomas
    • Date: 1760
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    هاذا كتاب عجائب الدنيا و ما فيها / | Partie de Merveìlle du monde, Adjaib-i makhlukhat | ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā
    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.
    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Muḥammad, ʻal
    • Date: 1797
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    Hādhā Kitāb al-kharāj al-Imām Abī Yūsuf, rahimahu Allah taʻāl...
    هاذا كتاب خراج الامام ابي يوسف رحمه الله تعالى، صاحب الامام الاعظم ابي حنيفة النعمان، قضي الله عنه.
    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript. Arabic. Title from folio 1b (second group). Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAbd Allāh al-Ḥamawī al-nāsikh bi-Dimashq al-maḥrūsah. Damascus, Syria. Paper; thin light cream color laid paper with verical chain lines and no visible water-marks; some rubrication; fol. 1b has elaborate ʻunwān; fol. 1b and 2a text is enclosed in gold borders, ...
    • Contributor: Abū Yūsuf Yaʻqūb - Ḥamawī, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Allāh
    • Date: 1732
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    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
    • Date: 1789
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    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, 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
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    William Perry sea journals, 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 - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1797
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    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and view...
    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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    George Washington diary, AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1762
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    [Autograph letter to Karl Amenda] Correspondence. manuscript | [1] leaf ; 22 cm. | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 36. (Citation/Reference). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1799

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart autograph letter to Nannerl, 1770 Mar. 3 Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 16 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Mozart and his family, 82a. (Citation/Reference). In German. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1770

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    Oliver Daniel papers, The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, Daniel's writings and research materials, programs, promotional materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and periodicals. The Correspondence series contains letters from important composers, conductors and other musical figures of the day, including Leopold Stokowski, Henry Cowell, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Lou Harrison, Aaron Copland, and Ernst Krenek. There is a significant amount of materials relating to the ...
    • Contributor: Daniel, Oliver - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Harrison, Lou - Kay, Ulysses - Riegger, Wallingford - Serebrier, José
    • Date: 1759
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    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 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
    • Date: 1750
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    Otto Klemperer archive, The archive consists of Otto Klemperer's papers which document his life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, including holograph scores and sketches, copyists' printed scores and parts, and musical arrangements; correspondence; family papers; writings by and about Klemperer; interviews with Klemperer and others; legal and financial documents; clippings; programs, including many from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; photographic materials; materials related to ...
    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Date: 1792
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    The transit of Venus march 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
    • Date: 1769
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    Opinions of learned counsel.
    Opinions of learned council, 1681-1722 | Legal opinions on will cases, 1681-1721 | Series 8, volume 4
    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno ...
    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
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    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript.
    Virginia, Miscellaneous records, 1606-1692, the Bland manuscript | Miscellaneous records 1606-1692, the so-called "Bland manuscript" | Virginia, 1606-92, Charters of the Virginia Company of London; Laws; Abstracts of rolls in the offices of State | Bland manuscript
    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard ...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March th...
    first laws made by the Assembly in Virginia, anno MDCxxiij | Virginia, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly, Mar. 5, 1623/1624 | Legislative Provincial Assembly. Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly. March the 5th, 1623 | Virginia, March 5, 1624, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly
    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of ...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Foss... 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 - Fossati, Giorgio - Palladio, Andrea - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1739
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    Théatre de Voltaire 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. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 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 - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1760
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    [Portraits engr. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Blake, William - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1790
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    Hōmyō dōji.
    ほうみやう童子.
    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. With no borders, text chiefly in 10 vertical lines, on some paper with design patterns in blue and gold. Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, with title piece in red; also lined with gold paper. Exact size of the book: 29.8 ...
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb : al-mulakhkhaṣa...
    كتاب رفع الحجاب عن وجوه اعمال الحساب : الملخصة مع تقريب المعاني وضبط القواعد والمباني في غير هذا الكتاب /
    Ms. is a commentary in two parts on the author's treatise on mathematics (Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb).
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Bannāʼ, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb /
    كتاب شرح اللمع في الحساب /
    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb.
    شرح اللمع في علم الحسالب.
    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
    • Date: 1761
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    al-Nuzhat al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Haʼīm.
    النزهة الحساب لابن هائم.
    According to Carl Brockelmann's Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (Supplement II, p. 154), the text is an abridgement of the author's book al-Murshidah fī ṣināʻat al-ghubār.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1772
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    Hādhā Bughyat al-ṭullāb ʻalá Munyat al-ḥussāb /
    هذا بغية الطلاب على منية الحساب / | Bughyat al-ṭullāb fī sharḥ Munyat al-ḥussāb
    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
    • Date: 17??
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    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah.
    حآشية الحفني على اليآسمينية.
    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
    • Date: 17??
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    Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá a...
    شرح العلامة احمد ابن قاسم الغزي الشافعي على النزهة في الحساب لإبن الهائم.
    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
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb /
    كتاب شرح نزهة في علم الحساب /
    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
    • Date: 1722
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    Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb.
    بهائية في الحساب.
    Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.
    • Contributor: ʻāmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Date: 17??
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    Sharḥ ʻalá Tashrīḥ al-aflāk lil-ʻĀmilī.
    شرح على تشريح الأفلاك للعاملي.
    Text consists of extracts from and commentary on Tashrīḥ al-aflāk by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-ʻĀmilī. Fol. 65b contains a list of book titles and a short story (scratched out) dated 1232 H [1816 or 17] and written in a second hand.
    • Date: 17??
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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm ...
    كشف القناع في وضع الأرباع من الجهة الست في علم الفلك.
    According to the colophon (fol. 12a), the author wrote the work in 830 H [1426] based on the lectures of Nūr al-Dīn al-Naqqāsh ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻaṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1737
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    Kitāb mafātīḥ al-raḥmah wa-asrār al-ḥikmah.
    كتاب مفاتيح الرحمة و أسرار الحكمة. | Mafātīḥ al-ḥikmah.
    The ms. is in two parts. Part I, or Introduction by Ṭughrāʼī, and Part II, "From keys of wisdom" is by the Egyptian chemist Zosimos, translated into Arabic by al-Ṭughrāʼī. Part I is written in the form of lectures and is divided into 5 chapters: The science and its materials; Mixing and its way; Fire and its nature; Balances (of properties); Metals and plants ...
    • Contributor: Ṭughrāʼī, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb nukhab al-dhakhāyir fī aḥwāl al-jawāhir /
    كتاب نخب الذخاير في أحوال الجواهر /
    Title page has 5 verses on jewels.
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Akfānī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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    al-Insān fī al-ṭibb.
    الإنسان في الطب. | Majmūʻ fī ʻilm al-ṭibb al-insānī | Majmūʻ fī ʻilm al-ṭibb
    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.
    • Date: 17??
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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /
    هذا كتاب فتح التداوي من جميع الأمراض و الشكاوي /
    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
    • Date: 17??
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    Kuchel Buech von allerhandt Dortlen und eingemachten Sachen /
    Kuchel-Buch | Manuscript cookbook, in German, dated 1716
    Manuscript. Explanatory manuscript page note reads: "A German manuscript cook book treating of cakes, sweets, and ... various made dishes such as soups or entrees ... it is evidently a copy from a much older work as appears from there being so few corrections, and frequent efforts to imitate old lettering in another and earlier hand." Additional date on t.p. in another hand: "1791". ...
    • Contributor: Sultzen, Rietlen - Leland, Charles Godfrey - Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1716
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    [Ivory hornbook].
    Hornbook | Ivory hornbook, eighteenth century, English | Ivory hornbook, 18th century, English
    Title from spine of case. An eighteenth-century English hornbook with the alphabet in upper (recto) and lowercases (verso) inscribed on ivory. Repairs made to broken handle. Housed in a lined case (16 x 11 cm.) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Gift of Leonard Kebler, 1959.
    • Date: 17??
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    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.
    • Date: 1770
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003 Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Moynihan, Daniel P.
    • Date: 1765
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    Black history collection, 1700-2008 Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.
    • Date: 1700
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    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
    • Date: 1771
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    Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004 Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.
    • Contributor: Dash, Samuel
    • Date: 1748
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    Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2009 Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.
    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1798
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    Danforth-Bush family collection, 1721-2007 Correspondence, journal, essays, sermons, articles, autograph collection, photographs, and other papers of the Danforth and Bush families, chiefly of Joshua N. Danforth. A volume of autographs collected by J. Danforth Bush and other family members contains the signatures of members of the Thirty-third Congress (House and Senate) and U.S. governors, circa 1853-1854.
    • Date: 1721
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    F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010 Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1793
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    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950 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 edition of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...
    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge - Prokofiev, Sergey
    • Date: 1750
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    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
    • Date: 1792
  • Book/Printed Material
    Kitab al
    كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / | Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscript index to the Songs of innocence and of experience ... Manuscript t.p., followed by two leaves of ms. index, inserted. The proofs of nine plates on eight leaves, are inlaid. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 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 ...
    • Contributor: Blake, William - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1790
  • Exhibit
    Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: F... 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
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    Archival Manuscript Material 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
    • Date: 1790

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    [Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman]. Rosenwald 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Date: 1790
  • Book/Printed Material
    William Perry sea journals, 1797 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
    • Date: 1797

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Foss... 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
    • Date: 1739

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    Theatre de Voltaire; dessins par Gravelot 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
    • Date: 1760

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    George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written i... AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1762

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  • Collection
    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of ... Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1854