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    The Playford Assembly : celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Event titled, "The Playford Assembly: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Country Dance and Song Society with Lecture, Music and Dance Demonstrations" Dance historian Graham Christian discussed his new book, The Playford Assembly, which features 125 historical dances, edited for use by contemporary dancers and dance leaders. The lecture was followed by demonstration of dances. The event was cosponsored by the Country Dance and ...

    • Contributor: Christian, Graham - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Country Dance and Song Society of America
    • Date: 2016
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    George Watterston papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memorandum books, writings, and legal and financial records pertaining to Watterston's duties as Librarian of Congress, his political and publishing activities in Washington, D.C., and travels in Jamaica. Includes correspondence of his daughter, Eliza H. Watterston, and other family members; records (1838-1842) of the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.; and materials pertaining to the history of Washington, D.C. Correspondents include John Quincy ...

    • Contributor: Watterston, George - Washington National Monument Society
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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    Clark M. Clifford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clark M. Clifford's personal and professional life including his role as an adviser and counsel to the Democratic administrations of Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter; his service as U.S. secretary of defense (1968-1969); and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. ...

    • Contributor: Clifford, Clark M.
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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, briefing data, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts and later as a cabinet official during the administrations of presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Documents Richardson's service as U.S. under secretary of state; U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare; U.S. attorney general; ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
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    Conversation with 24 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Taylor, Brenda
    • Date: 1968-08-03

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    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fī-mā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri, 1945. The colophon (fol. 42b) says that this manuscript was copied from a manuscript written in 1194 H [1780], which itself was copied from a manuscript written by the author himself. Paper: Cream, with watermarks, in good condition. Title page in black ink; rest of text in black with some red ink; marginal notes and calculations in various ...

    • Contributor: Jabartī, Ḥasan Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 1854
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    Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice. Aviation and rocketry files pertain chiefly to litigation involving patents of Robert H. Goddard, in particular his patent for liquid fuel rockets, and to exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum ...

    • Contributor: Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
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    Tom Kahn papers, 1959-1992

    Civil rights and labor activist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, writings, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Kahn’s activities as a civil rights and labor activist.

    • Contributor: Kahn, Tom
    • Date: 1959
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    Vinnie Ream and R.L. Hoxie papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, notebooks, commissions, biographical data, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Other topics include racial conditions after the Civil War and social life in Washington, D.C., during Reconstruction. Papers (1853-1937) of Ream's husband Richard Leveridge Hoxie include material pertaining to ...

    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie
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    E.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888

    Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.

    • Contributor: Squier, E. G. (ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
    • Date: 1841
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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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    Kitāb matn al-Lumaʻ fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x 11 cm. ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Hāʼim, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 15??
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    Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding in 1909 and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls (later the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls) a Washington, D.C., school for young African American women. Documents her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary ...

    • Contributor: Burroughs, Nannie Helen
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    David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his legal career.

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, David
    • Date: 1919
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    Carl Schurz Vrooman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, and other papers of Vrooman and Scott family members, chiefly Vrooman; his wife, Julia Scott Vrooman; his mother-in-law, Julia Green Scott; and his brothers, Frank Buffington Vrooman, Hiram Vrooman, and Walter Vrooman. Subjects include agriculture and agricultural policy, especially during Vrooman's tenure as assistant secretary of agriculture in the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration; social life in Washington, D.C., in the ...

    • Contributor: Vrooman, Carl Schurz - Scott, Julia Green - Vrooman, Frank Buffington - Vrooman, Hiram - Vrooman, Julia Scott - Vrooman, Walter
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    Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, Joseph Hopper
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    Custis-Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to slavery, agriculture in Virginia, mercantile and financial affairs, social life in Washington and Philadelphia, and to activities during the Revolution, Mexican War, and Civil War. Letterbook (1700-1825) of Richard Bland Lee contains correspondence of his grandparents, Henry and Mary Bland Lee, relating to family finances and business, trade with ...

    • Contributor: Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell ... Custis, George Washington Parke - Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis - Lee, Ann Hill Carter - Lee, Anne Robinson McCarty - Lee, Arthur - Lee, Charles - Lee, Hannah Philippa Ludwell - Lee, Henrietta Bedinger - Lee, Henry - Lee, Ludwell - Lee, Mary Bland - Lee, Mary Custis - Lee, Mary Randolph Custis - Lee, Richard Bland - Lee, Richard Henry - Lee, Robert E. (robert Edward) - Lee, Thomas - Lee, William - Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh - Warden, David Bailie
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    Raymond Clapper papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, notebooks, dispatches, releases, radio scripts, reports, reference files, pamphlets, promotional material, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Chiefly reference material pertaining to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and World War II. Subjects include Clapper's book, Racketeering in Washington (1933), censorship, Clapper family, defense, elections, Germany, Great Britain, Gridiron Club, Warren G. Harding, Herbert Hoover, inaugurations, Japan, ...

    • Contributor: Clapper, Raymond
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    Anne B. Turpeau papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, studies, reports, project proposals, organizational minutes and agenda, conference and committee records, legal documents, appointment calendars and notebooks, biographical records, Brock and Turpeau families papers, press releases and statements, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Turpeau's public service and activism on behalf of civil rights, community development, and women's rights. Includes material pertaining primarily to her service ...

    • Contributor: Turpeau, Anne (anne Brock)
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 1

    Cultural heritage archives serve as valuable repositories of memory and knowledge that document the ongoing community-based creativity of individuals and groups. During the past decade, there has been an increasing acknowledgement of the value and power of developing such archives at all levels, from very local and informal collections to large national and international repositories. Part one of this symposium included a keynote address ...

    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-26
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    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
    • Date: 1722
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Aḥmad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī ʻalá al-Muqniʻ li-ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī's commentary on the mathematical assumptions addressed by Ibn al-Hāʼim in al-Muqniʻ on the algebraic equality and inequality of functions.

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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    Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    • Date: 1700