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    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub
    • Date: 1980
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    Alan Jay Lerner papers, The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics. Materials relate to Lerner's well-known, obscure, and unproduced projects, including My fair lady, Camelot, Gigi, Coco, Carmelina, and Lolita, my love. The Scripts series is the largest in the collection. In most instances, Lerner was the author of both the libretto or screenplay ...
    • Contributor: Lerner, Alan Jay - Barry, John - Bernstein, Leonard - Lane, Burton - Loewe, Frederick - Previn, André - Weill, Kurt
    • Date: 1880
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    Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout papers, The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, biographical materials, programs, and other materials that document the legacy of Landowska. These materials largely reflect the activities and music library of Landowska and her pupil, secretary and caretaker, Denise Restout, after their migration to the United States in 1941. Various items are the result of Restout's efforts in documenting Landowska's teachings and ...
    • Contributor: Landowska, Wanda
    • Date: 1843
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    The will to adorn : reflections on African American dress and... Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.
    • Contributor: N'diaye, Diana Baird - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Adolph Bolm collection, The collection documents Bolm's career both in Russia and the United States with various companies, including Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, Ballet Intime, Adolph Bolm Ballet, Chicago Civic Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Ballet Theatre. It contains photographs, including many of Bolm in costume for various dance roles and with Tamara Karsavina, his frequent partner from the Ballets Russes. There is a large amount ...
    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolph
    • Date: 1895
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    HRDLICKA, DAVID L. 0084-1-01 UPDATE/ Correction to Dornan Res... Memorandum MISC PW FILES | HRDLICKA. Date of report (1993-11-30). PHOTOGRAPHS IN CONGRESSMAN DORNAN'S LETTER TO GENERAL SOYSTER OF 6 JULY 1992 WERE MISIDENTIFIED; EXPLANATIONS AND CORRECTIONS ARE OFFERED.
    • Contributor: Department of Defense
    • Date: 1993-11-30
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    Louis Milton Ronsheim collection, Veterans History Project (U... Louis Milton Ronsheim Collection (AFC/2001/001/102296), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Accessioned, 2016. Louis Milton Ronsheim was born December 8, 1894, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, to Simon Ronsheim and Catherine Stamm Ronsheim. In 1902, the family moved to Cadiz, Ohio, where Simon worked as a baker. In 1907, the family moved again, to Anderson, Indiana. As a teenager, Ronsheim developed an interest ...
    • Contributor: Ronsheim, Milton - Gibson, Pamela - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1914
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    Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, The collection includes manuscript and printed music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs and iconography, programs, posters, clippings, honors, and realia. Music, in the form of scores, parts, orchestral arrangements, and sheet music, comprises the bulk of the collection. Most of this material was used in Kaye's performance tours, movies, stage productions, television specials, and ...
    • Contributor: Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia - Halsman, Philippe - McDowall, Roddy - Dena Pictures, Inc - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002 The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...
    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Date: 1946
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    Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Dormani, Greg
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1955-00-00

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    Alma Gluck scrapbooks and other materials, 1902-1940 Alma Gluck was a Romanian-born American soprano and voice teacher. This collection principally consists of scrapbooks related to her professional career. It also includes photographs, annotated sheet music, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted materials.
    • Contributor: Gluck, Alma
    • Date: 1902
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    1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October ...
    • Contributor: Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Hastings, Dennis - Kinnaird, Alison - Primrose, Christine - Martínez, Ana
    • Date: 1985
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    Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection The Chicago Ethnic Arts Project survey was conducted in 1977 by the American Folklife Center at the request of the Illinois Arts Council to assess and document the status of ethnic art traditions in more than twenty ethnic communities in Chicago, and was jointly sponsored by both organizations. The collection consists of approximately 344 sound recordings, 14,141 photographs, 269 folders of manuscript materials, 2 ...
    • Contributor: Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan ... Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley - Kubose, Minnie Somi - Libonati, Roland V. (Roland Victor) - Lund, Jens - March, Richard - Mathias, Elizabeth - Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Moloney, Mick - Robinson, Beverly J. - Swenson, Greta E. - Dovydenas, Jonas - Fleischhauer, Carl - González, José Gamaliel - Trbuhovic-Grasa, Gordana - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Illinois Arts Council - Chicago Ethnic Arts Project
    • Date: 1976

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    Eric Johnson collection of Ernest Bloch photographs, 1896-2008 The collection consists of photographic prints taken by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch during the first half of the 20th century. These prints were developed during the 1970s by photographer Eric Johnson. The collection also includes a variety of research materials related to Bloch and his experiences with photography.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Eric - Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1896
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    Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939 Victor Herbert was a composer, conductor, cellist, and co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The music materials include mostly manuscript scores, parts and sketches for Herbert's stage, screen and orchestral works, and arrangements. The collection also contains Victor Herbert Orchestra encore part books and music by other composers. Additional materials include correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, promotional materials, iconography ...
    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor - Dvořák, Antonín - Langey, Otto - Lover, Samuel - Sanford, Harold
    • Date: 1880
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, The collection contains materials relating to Nagrin's life and career, in addition to a significant amount of materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and theater director Helen Tamiris (1905-1966). The Helen Tamiris Materials series is arranged in the following subseries: Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts; Publicity Materials; Correspondence; Autobiography; Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes; Writings By or About Tamiris; New ...
    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel
    • Date: 1920
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    Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel ... Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec was Schnabel's student and confidante. The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection contains correspondence; writings by both Schnabel and ...
    • Contributor: Le Garrec, Mary Virginia Foreman
    • Date: 1893
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    Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945 Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.
    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Date: 1943
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    Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981 The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...
    • Contributor: Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. ... Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (Banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
    • Date: 1977
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    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959 The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...
    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • Date: 1878
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    Max Rudolf papers, The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs of Rudolf alone and with others. Rudolf corresponded with many notable figures from all realms of the music world, including Samuel Barber, Rudolf Bing, Luigi Dallapiccola, Norman Dello Joio, David Diamond, Antal Dorati, Glenn Gould, Erich Leinsdorf, Ira ...
    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Date: 1922
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    Sara L. M. Davis collection on Tai Lüe culture, 1997-2005 Collection of ethnographic field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Tai Lüe religious rituals; oral narrative traditions; popular songs; poetry; performances for tourists; interviews with poets and singers; and some local audio and video recordings collected in Sipsongpanna (Xishuangbanna), Yunnan Province, China, by anthropologist Sara L. M. Davis from 1997 to 2005 for her dissertation, published as Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China’s Southwest ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Sara L. M. (Sara Leila Margaret)
    • Date: 1997
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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    Katherine Dunham collection, The collection contains correspondence, awards and honors, writings by and about Dunham, business papers, photographs, clippings, reviews, programs, promotional materials, and materials related to the Library of Congress Katherine Dunham Legacy Project.
    • Contributor: Dunham, Katherine
    • Date: 1925
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    Juan B. Rael collection, 1939-1999 Sound recordings and manuscripts that document the musical heritage and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the Northern Rio Grande region of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, collected by Juan B. Rael in 1940.
    • Contributor: Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (Guitarist) ... Anaya, Ernestina - Anaya, Nieves - Archuleta, Ricardo - Arellano, Esequiel - Arellano, Narciso - Cantú, José Ignacio - Chávez, Adelaido - Chávez, Adolfo - Espinosa, Rosabel L. - García, Pedro (Guitarist) - Lobato, Julián - Lobato, Salomé - Mares, Remigio - Martínez Y Lavadi, Samuel - Medina, Esteban (Singer) - Montoya, Luis - Romero, Alfredo - Trujillo, Amado - Rael, Juan Bautista - Lamadrid, Enrique R.
    • Date: 1939
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    Anxieties of Authorship & Ownership: Intellectual Property, I... Jane Anderson discussed the philosophical and practical problems for intellectual property law and the protection of Indigenous/traditional knowledge resources and cultural heritage.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Jane - Anderson, Jane E. (Jane Elizabeth) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-04-03
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    Alma Gluck scrapbooks and other materials, This collection principally consists of scrapbooks related to Alma Gluck's professional career. They contain clippings, performance reviews, information about Victor Records releases, and items and articles about her voice teacher Marcella Sembrich, husbands Bernard Gluck and Efrem Zimbalist, and other matters. It also includes photographs, annotated piano-vocal scores, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted materials.
    • Contributor: Gluck, Alma
    • Date: 1902
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    Geraldine Farrar collection, 1895-1943 Geraldine Farrar was an American opera singer and film actress. The collection consists of Farrar's personal papers relating to her life and career, including correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, photographs and music materials containing sketches, autograph manuscripts, and printed music composed or edited by Farrar. In addition, the collection contains biographical materials, Farrar's writings, contracts, radio scripts, concert programs, awards and other miscellaneous items.
    • Contributor: Farrar, Geraldine
    • Date: 1895
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    Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1... Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events, and featured places and products.
    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Date: 1934
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    Nikolay Karlovich Medtner papers, The collection documents Medtner's personal life and career. The Correspondence series contains family correspondence, primarily among Medtner, brother Ėmiliĭ, and wife Anna; and general correspondence to and from many individuals, including Sergei and Nataliya Rachmaninoff, Leon and Olga Conus, Sophia Aleksandrovna Satina, Konstantin Klimov, Madeleine Laliberté (Mrs. Albert Laliberté), Bernard and Cecile Pinsonneault, Abbé J.G. Turcotte, Sadhu Singh Dhami, Issay Dobrowen, Marcel Dupré, Aleksandr ...
    • Contributor: Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich
    • Date: 1826
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    Ewing Harry Miller collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Collection includes clippings, correspondence, creative works, a diary, military papers, periodicals, printed matter and photographs.
    • Contributor: Miller, Ewing H. (Ewing Harry) - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1917
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    Franko Goldman family papers, The Franko Goldman Family Papers are primarily related to the professional lives of brothers Sam (1857-1937) and Nahan Franko (1861-1930), their nephew Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), and his son Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980). The materials include correspondence from prominent musicians, composers and conductors, including Percy Grainger, Henry Cowell, Wallingford Riegger, Yehudi Menuhin, Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, Douglas Moore, Leo Sowerby, and Edgard Varèse; a ...
    • Contributor: Goldman, Richard Franko - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Franko, Sam - Franko, Nahan
    • Date: 1886
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    Merle Montgomery papers, The papers highlight Montgomery's career and leadership roles in several organizations, programs, and projects in support of music, education and the arts. The collection primarily contains business papers and materials related to Montgomery's long association and presidency with the National Federation of Music Clubs, her presidency with the National Music Council and association with the International Music Council, career with music publishing firm Carl ...
    • Contributor: Montgomery, Merle
    • Date: 1904
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    Papers from the John Secrist Jr. collection, These papers comprise a small part of the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic recordings acquired by John Secrist and donated to the Library of Congress in 1963. Strengths of the recorded sound collection include large runs of Enrico Caruso and Rosa Ponselle recordings; the collection is further distinguished by being in near-mint condition. Portions of the papers describe and index the ...
    • Contributor: Secrist, John
    • Date: 1919
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    Jonathan Larson papers, The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, including Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and computer-generated music scores and sketches, lyric sheets and sketches, scripts, notes, research materials, correspondence, notes and sketches for designs, production materials, programs, and press materials. Much of the material ...
    • Contributor: Larson, Jonathan
    • Date: 1978
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    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity a... Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.
    • Contributor: N'diaye, Diana - N'diaye, Diana Baird - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-01-30
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    Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts ...
    • Contributor: Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan ... Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley - Kubose, Minnie Somi - Libonati, Roland V. (Roland Victor) - Lund, Jens - March, Richard - Mathias, Elizabeth - Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Moloney, Mick - Robinson, Beverly J. - Swenson, Greta E. - Dovydenas, Jonas - Fleischhauer, Carl - González, José Gamaliel - Trbuhovic-Grasa, Gordana - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Illinois Arts Council - Chicago Ethnic Arts Project
    • Date: 1976
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    Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes archive, 1909-2009 The Serge Grigoriev/Ballets Russes Archive documents Grigoriev’s decades-long career as régisseur (rehearsal director) for both Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and for Col. W. de Basil’s Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. It consists primarily of photographs, photograph albums, and notes and manuscript drafts for Grigoriev’s book S.P. Diaghilev i ego ‘Russkii Balet’ 1909-1929, which was translated into English and published as The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929. The ...
    • Contributor: Grigorʹev, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) - Grigorʹev, S. L.
    • Date: 1909
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    Papers from the Jim Walsh collection, 1867-1987, and undated The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.
    • Contributor: Walsh, Jim
    • Date: 1867
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    Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991 Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Brassieur, C. Ray
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    George and Ira Gershwin collection, The centerpiece of the George and Ira Gershwin collection is the music material, which spans their entire careers and primarily relates to their stage and screen musicals but includes George's concert works as well. The music material includes music manuscripts, many in George's hand or in the hand of orchestrators, arrangers, or copyists; handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets; musical sketchbooks; and printed music. The ...
    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira - Bennett, Robert Russell - Daly, William Merrigan - Depackh, Maurice - Heyward, Dubose - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) - Ryskind, Morrie - Saddler, Frank - Sirmay, Albert - Spialek, Hans - Swift, Kay
    • Date: 1895
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    Alan Lomax Collection The Alan Lomax Collection includes ethnographic field documentation, materials from Lomax’s various projects, and cross-cultural research created and collected by Alan Lomax and others on traditional song, music, dance, and body movement from around the world. Lomax conducted fieldwork in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia (Republic), Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales from the 1930s-1990s. ...
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Association for Cultural Equity
    • Date: 1933

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    Gilbert Miller papers, 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
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    Fritz Kreisler collection, 1845-1969 Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. The collection contains Kreisler's original compositions in sketch, manuscript (including holographs), and printed form. In addition, it contains manuscript and heavily annotated printed copies of Kreisler's transcriptions of other composers' music. It also contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, programs, clippings, writings, photographs, awards and honors. The collection includes the papers of Kreisler's biographer Louis ...
    • Contributor: Kreisler, Fritz - Lochner, Louis Paul
    • Date: 1845
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    I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy A major figure in American blues and folk music, Big Bill Broonzy (1903-1958) left his Arkansas Delta home after World War I, headed north, and became the leading Chicago bluesman of the 1930s. His success came as he fused traditional rural blues with the electrified sound that was beginning to emerge in Chicago. This, however, was just one step in his remarkable journey: Big ...
    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012-11-16
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    Rudolph and Joseph Schildkraut scrapbooks, The four scrapbooks that comprise this collection document the personal and professional lives of Rudolph Schildkraut and his son Joseph. Joseph Schildkraut's third wife, Leonora, compiled the volumes as a gift for her husband. The scrapbooks are numbered II-V; there is no volume I. The volumes contain photographs, clippings, programs, iconography, and sheet music. Photographic material comprises the bulk of the contents. There are ...
    • Contributor: Schildkraut, Rudolph - Schildkraut, Joseph - Schildkraut, Leonora
    • Date: 1867
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    Bulletins, from July 13, 1908 to September 28, 1908
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Baldwin, Frederick W. - McCurdy, J. A. D. - Selfridge, Thomas E. - Curtiss, Glenn H. - Bedwin, W. F. - Wright, Orville
    • Date: 1908-07-13

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    Laurindo Almeida papers, The collection contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, publicity materials, sound and video recordings, programs, subject files, scrapbooks, and realia. Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. Nearly his entire musical output is represented in the collection, which includes holograph scores, lead sheets, sketches, and parts for hundreds of compositions for solo guitar or ...
    • Contributor: Almeida, Laurindo - De Azevedo, Lex - Fischer, Clare - King, Pete - Castro-Neves, Oscar
    • Date: 1912
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    Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944 The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the form of greeting cards, including one from the publisher Gustave Schirmer, a ...
    • Contributor: Jacobs-Bond, Carrie
    • Date: 1896
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    Folklore and seeing : photographs from Cummins Prison, 1915-2... Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Bruce Jackson in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on March 25, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Bruce - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Gerry Mulligan collection, The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. There are arrangements by Mulligan and many others, including Tom Boras, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, John Dankworth, ...
    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Date: 1940
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    Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988 Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, business papers, writings, and ...
    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick - Lerner, Alan Jay
    • Date: 1923
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    Robert Frank Augur collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Collection includes biographical information, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a diary, military papers, printed matter, a scrapbook, photographs, and artifacts relating to Augur's service in the United States Army during World War II.
    • Contributor: Augur, Robert Frank - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1941
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    Ernest Bloch collection, The collection includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence (including letters from Ernst Bacon, Harold Bauer, Albert Carré, Elizabeth S. Coolidge, Olin Downes, Carl Engel, the Flonzaley Quartet, Abe Fortas, Sidney Griller, Willem Mengelberg, Yehudi Menuhin, André Messager, Eduard Mörike, Pierre Monteux, Gabriel Pierné, Carlos Salzedo, Max Schillings, Leopold Stokowski, and Stefan Zweig), business papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal ...
    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1888
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    Papers from the John Secrist Jr. collection, 1919-1973 Papers, including discographic and photographic materials, included in the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic sound recordings.
    • Contributor: Secrist, John
    • Date: 1919
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    Irving Berlin collection, 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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    Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and drawings. Individuals represented include Alvin Ailey, William Bowne, Merce Cunningham, Carmen De Lavallade, Frank Eng, Lelia Goldoni, Judith Hamilton, Michio Itō, Bella Lewitzky, ...
    • Contributor: Lester Horton Dance Theater
    • Date: 1918
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    Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990 Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business ...
    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Kresa, Helmy
    • Date: 1895
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    John Alden Carpenter collection, The collection contains music materials, correspondence, writings, photographs and artwork, biographical materials, certificates and honors, programs, clippings, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection is comprised of music materials, primarily holograph manuscripts of Carpenter's songs, chamber and orchestral pieces, and dramatic works. Many works contain both the original and at least one revision. A number of the printed scores of Carpenter's music feature holograph ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, John Alden
    • Date: 1891
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    George S. Kaufman and Anne Kaufman Schneider papers, The papers consist of materials related to Kaufman's life and career and to productions of his plays in the four decades following his death, which were managed by Schneider. A small portion of these latter materials pertain to actress Eva Le Gallienne, a friend of Schneider, and to producer Irene Mayer Selznick, for whom Schneider's husband Irving worked. Correspondence largely falls into two categories: ...
    • Contributor: Kaufman, George S.
    • Date: 1892
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    Don Walker collection, 1932-1984 Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.
    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Date: 1932
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    VM: "McAllen: 'Viva Nikki Rowe" Open Source CIA Files | James Nicholas Rowe. Date of report (1969-01-16).
    • Date: 1969-01-16
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    1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Date: 1981
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    Allen Prescott collection, The Allen Prescott collection consists of textual materials, 6 sound recordings on 7-inch reels, and 63 photographs pertaining to Prescott's career as a radio personality during the early 1930s to 1970. The paper material includes correspondence, fan mail, radio scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, an unpublished novel, short stories, and an interview with entertainer Steve Allen. The sound recordings include undated Wife saver programs and ...
    • Contributor: Prescott, Allen
    • Date: 1930
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    Luther Henderson papers, The collection contains music manuscripts, subject files, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, writings, posters, biographical materials, realia, and other materials relating to Luther Henderson's career. The Music series consists of Henderson's holograph manuscript or computer-generated scores and sketches, manuscript scores in the hands of other composers, lead sheets, parts, and source materials used for arrangements. Most are extensively annotated and are often accompanied ...
    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther - Fleagle, Brick - Ellington, Duke - Burr, Charles - Citron, Stephen
    • Date: 1930
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    National Negro Opera Company collection, The collection documents not only the activities of the company, but also the life and career of its founder Mary Cardwell Dawson. It includes business and personal correspondence to and from many prominent musical figures of the period, such as Marian Anderson, Muriel Rahn, Robert McFerrin, and Todd Duncan. It also includes items from political and community leaders, including Eleanor Roosevelt, P. L. Prattis, ...
    • Contributor: National Negro Opera Company (U.S.) - Dawson, Mary Cardwell
    • Date: 1879
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    Martha Graham collection, The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document Graham's career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. The materials include holograph scores, orchestral parts, and piano rehearsal scores by composers ...
    • Contributor: Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna ... Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter-Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold - Martha Graham Dance Company - Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance - Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance - Graham (Martha) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
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    Montana Folklife Survey Collection The Montana Folklife Survey was conducted in the summer of 1979 by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress, in cooperation with the Montana Arts Council. The survey was a field research project to document traditional folklife in Montana. The collection consists of approximately 145 sound recordings, 10,500 photographs; and 3 ½ linear feet of manuscripts that document interviews with Montanans in ...
    • Contributor: Crummett, Michael - Fleischhauer, Carl - Johnson, Paula J. - McBride, Tom - Stanton, Gary Ward - Toelken, Barre - Toelken, Miiko - Young, Kay - Wasson, George - Dockstader, Ray - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Montana Arts Council
    • Date: 1979

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    VM: "Name on Viet Prisoner List Would Have Pleased Famed U.S.... Open Source CIA Files | John Vann; Douglas Ramsey. Date of report (1973-02-01).
    • Date: 1973-02-01
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    Victor Herbert collection, The collection chiefly consists of manuscripts (full and reduced scores, orchestral parts, and sketches) of the theater works of Victor Herbert, including his light operas such as Babes in Toyland, The Red Mill and Naughty Marietta. In addition to his operettas and operas, items include one silent film score, overtures for several feature films, selections written for a number of productions by the Lambs' ...
    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor
    • Date: 1880
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    Local legacies collection, Arranged by format and accessible by state or locality, the collection includes photographs, sound recordings, videorecordings, correspondence, published and unpublished materials, and artifacts related to community events, traditional occupations and practices, and cultural and religious life across the United States and its territories, providing a snapshot of American culture as it was expressed in the year 2000, in communities from every state in the ...
    • Contributor: Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - Local Legacies Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1997
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    Laos: Analysis of Vietnam News Agency photographs MN8004 and ... Message MISC PW FILES | Gassman, F.A.. Date of report (2002-04-24). Photographs could possibly correlate to case 1663..
    • Contributor: Joint Task Force-Full Accounting
    • Date: 2002-04-24
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    Frederick Loewe collection, The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals that he wrote with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, including Brigadoon, Camelot, Gigi, My fair lady and Paint your wagon. It includes songs that were cut from shows as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show, and songs from less well-known shows. The collection also includes a significant number of photographs ...
    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick
    • Date: 1923
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    Don Walker collection, The collection, which relates primarily to Walker's career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films. The personal and business papers include various materials relating to his work, such as scripts, correspondence, clippings, and financial documents.The writings include materials relating to two of his novels, portions from his incomplete memoir, course materials, and miscellaneous lyric sheets. The ...
    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Date: 1932
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    Anita O'Day papers, 1937-2004 Anita O'Day was an American jazz vocalist. The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. In addition, it contains a small amount of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors and awards, posters, and publicity materials.
    • Contributor: O'day, Anita - Bregman, Buddy - Castro, Joe - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Jones, Quincy - Kahn, Tiny - May, Billy - Paich, Marty
    • Date: 1937
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    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Samuel P. Langley, Febru...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Langley, Samuel P.
    • Date: 1902-02-14
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    Folksongs of another America : field recordings from the Uppe... Jim Leary presented his research devoted to a compilation and new edition of folk music recorded during the 1930s and 1940s by Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax, and Helene Stratman-Thomas in homes, hotels, community halls, church basements, and parks throughout Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Focusing on 175 representative performances by more than 200 singers and musicians -- and including biographical sketches and photographs of ...
    • Contributor: Leary, James P. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003 Martha Graham was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher and company director. The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document her career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance.
    • Contributor: Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna ... Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter-Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold
    • Date: 1896
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    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1... Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.
    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
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    Morton Gould papers, The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence from friends and associates, including items from notable public figures, performers, and composers such as Leonard Bernstein, Ernest Bloch, Bill Clinton, Agnes DeMille, Percy Grainger, Ronald Reagan, Jerome Robbins, Artur Rodzinski, and Nicolas Slonimsky; business papers, including comprehensive G. Schirmer works ...
    • Contributor: Gould, Morton - G. Schirmer, Inc
    • Date: 1920
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    Anita O'Day papers, The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. Many prominent arrangers are represented, including Buddy Bregman, Joe Castro, Russell Garcia, Bill Holman, Quincy Jones, Norman "Tiny" Kahn, Billy May, Roger Neumann, and Marty Paich. In addition, the collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors ...
    • Contributor: O'day, Anita
    • Date: 1937
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    Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993 Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes his extensive research material on Casals, his research notes and business papers, correspondence, photographs, programs, drafts and proofs of the book, clippings, articles, posters, and a scrapbook.
    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Date: 1870
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    VM: "News Conference" Exhibiting POWs {From LIFE Magazine} Open Source CIA Files | Richard A. Stratton; Arthur N. Black.
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    Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002 Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.
    • Contributor: Linscott, Eloise Hubbard - Bayard, Samuel Preston - Grover, Carrie - Sherrard, William J. - Reed, Elizabeth Foster
    • Date: 1815
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    Edwin Mark Trawczynski collection, Veterans History Project (... The Edwin Mark Trawczynski collection consists of correspondence, creative works, a memoir, military papers and photographs, documenting Trawczynski's service in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Trawczynski to his parents and his brothers, Mark and David, while he was serving in Vietnam.
    • Contributor: Trawczynski, Edwin Mark - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1968
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    Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998 Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.
    • Contributor: Harris, Roy
    • Date: 1893
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    Montana Folklife Survey collection, Collection of field recordings of interviews with Montanans in various occupations including ranching, sheep herding, blacksmithing, stone cutting, saddle making, and mining; various folk and traditional music occasions including fiddle and mandolin music in Forsyth; fiddle and accordion music performed in Broadus; the Montana Old-Time Fiddlers Association in Polson; Irish music, songs, and dance music on concertina and accordion in Butte; a Serbian wedding ...
    • Contributor: Crummett, Michael - Fleischhauer, Carl - Johnson, Paula J. - McBride, Tom - Stanton, Gary Ward - Toelken, Barre - Toelken, Miiko - Young, Kay - Wasson, George - Dockstader, Ray - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Montana Arts Council
    • Date: 1979
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    1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1977 Documentation of the monthly 1977 Neptune Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of bluegrass music, country music, blues music, Andean music, Cajun music, and Missouri fiddling recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, from April through October 1977, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council ...
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Politte, Joe - Reed, Ola Belle - Boggs, Lindy
    • Date: 1977
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    1982 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1982 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of Irish music, Ghanaian music and dance, Japanese koto music, Mexican string band music, Senegalese music, and West Virginia old-time music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1982, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...
    • Contributor: Kouyate, Djimo - Morris, Dave (Vocalist) - Addy, Yacub
    • Date: 1982
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    Duncan Emrich autograph album collection, 1843-1956 This collection was initiated through an on-air request for autograph albums on the "NBC Weekend" radio program by Duncan Emrich, then head of the Archive of Folk Song, Library of Congress, between 1955 and 1956. It consists of twenty autograph albums and related ephemera from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New York, with dates from 1843 to 1923.
    • Contributor: Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1843
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    1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September ...
    • Contributor: McLaughlin, David - Crowe, Josh - Cachao - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1994
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    Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991 Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.
    • Contributor: Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1979
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    Arthur Schwartz papers, The Music series includes holograph and copyist manuscript scores, sketches, publisher proofs, sheet music, instrumental parts, and lyric sheets related to Schwartz's stage productions and his other song-writing projects. Only a handful of titles have instrumental part sets, the most notable being "Dancing in the Dark," which is one of the few titles in the collection to boast a complete set of scores and ...
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    post-1975 Vietnam: IIR 6815019791/Alleged sightings of U.S. s... Message Casualty Files | Allard, Michael John. (USN) Date of report (1991-05-17). Includes photo of aircraft similar to loss vehicle, photo of LT Allard, and a report of current status of essential document(s). Also included is a fax from Saint Jerome's Church in Maryland to DoD with photo of LT Allard. Documents refer to case 0819..
    • Contributor: Joint Staff Washington DC
    • Date: 1991-05-17
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    George Crumb papers, 1956-2011 George Crumb is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, long-associated with the University of Pennsylvania. The collection consists of holograph manuscript scores and sketches, correspondence, business papers, and a series of meticulously assembled scrapbooks chronicling Crumb's career as a composer.
    • Contributor: Crumb, George
    • Date: 1956