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    Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954 Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.
    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton) - Terrell, Robert H.
    • Date: 1870
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    Conversation with 54 year old Native American female, New Mexico (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1977

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    [Benedictine rule for nuns in Middle English ; a Middle English version of the Gospel of Nicodemus ; an anonymous Middle English exposition of the Apostles' Creed.] Ms. codex. Middle English; some Latin. Title and description derived from the full description in Library of Congress. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, v. 2, p. 143-154, by Svato Schutzner. Three scribes: scribes 1 and 2 use an old-fashioned vertical Gothic; scribe 3 uses a small anglicana currens with thorn. Decoration (on fol. 1-63 only): blue display-type letters, blue...
    • Contributor: Benedict - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1400

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    John J. Walsh papers, 1933-2004 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Correspondence, writings, and research material relating to Walsh’s career as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and as an investigator for congressional committees and executive branch agencies. Includes Walsh’s unpublished memoir and research files relating to the Venona project and to Matthew Silverman, a figure in the Alger Hiss case.
    • Contributor: Walsh, John J. (John Joseph) - Walsh, John J.
    • Date: 1933
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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    Edith Benham Helm papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly scrapbooks together with correspondence, notes, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers documenting Helm's career as social secretary at the White House during the Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman administrations. Subjects include the Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920.
    • Contributor: Helm, Edith Benham
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    Daniel P. Moynihan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notes, research material, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics. Part I, dated 1786-1978 with bulk dates of 1955-1975, consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, book drafts and outlines, book reviews, articles, research material, notes, minutes of meetings,...
    • Contributor: Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick) - Abrams, Elliott - Bullock, Tony - Gale, Joseph H. - Maxwell, Gray - Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), the Godkin Lectures, Harvard University - Patterson, Mark - Russert, Tim - Samet, Andrew James
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    Margaret Bayard Smith papers, Correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books. Chiefly correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker Samuel Harrison Smith. Other correspondents include Mary Hering Middleton, A. Emilie Pichon, and Eliza Susan Morton Quincy. Subjects include presidential elections; the British occupation of Washington in 1814; Montpelier, Va., James Madison's estate, and Monticello, Va., Thomas Jefferson's...
    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
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    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role...
    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J. - Goldberg, Dorothy Kurgans
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    Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, March 5, 1876
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Date: 1876-03-05

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    Library of Congress archives, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of records documenting the activities, initiatives, and operation of the Library of Congress. The records were created by the library from its founding in 1800 through 2015 and include correspondence and memoranda, ledgers and record books, imprints, photographs, recorded sound, electronic records, and other documents and formats.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ashley, Frederick William - Avram, Henriette D. - Connor, Rosalie - Croxton, Fred - Dewton, Johannes L. (Johannes Leopold) - First, Edythe W. - Hilker, Helen-Anne - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William) - McFarland, Marvin Wilks ... Library of Congress - Ashley, Frederick William - Avram, Henriette D. - Connor, Rosalie - Croxton, Fred - Dewton, Johannes L. (Johannes Leopold) - First, Edythe W. - Hilker, Helen-Anne - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William) - McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Morrisey, Marlene D. - Plumb, Milton M. - Ristow, Walter W. (Walter William) - Sioussat, St. George L. (St. George Leakin) - Welsh, William J. (William Joseph) - United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Library - United States. Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise - United States. Supreme Court - Armed Services Technical Information Agency (U.S.) - Committee for the Protection of Cultural and Scientific Resources (U.S.) - Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (U.S.) - European Mission and Cooperative Acquisitions Project (Library of Congress) - Letters of Delegates to Congress (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. American Memory Project - Library of Congress. Beneficiary Association - Library of Congress. Catalog Division - Library of Congress. Collections Development Office - Library of Congress. Collections Management Division - Library of Congress. Copyright Office - Library of Congress. Descriptive Cataloging Division - Library of Congress. European Law Division - Library of Congress. Exchange and Gift Division - Library of Congress. Exhibits Office - Library of Congress. General Reference and Bibliography Division - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. Information Office - Library of Congress. Keeper of the Collections - Library of Congress. Law Library - Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service - Library of Congress. Local History and Genealogy Reading Room - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division - Library of Congress. Marc Development Office - Library of Congress. Motion Picture Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Office of the Librarian - Library of Congress. Order Division - Library of Congress. Orientalia Division - Library of Congress. Periodicals Division - Library of Congress. Poetry Office - Library of Congress. Processing Department - Library of Congress. Public Affairs Office - Library of Congress. Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Library of Congress. Reading Rooms - Library of Congress. Reference Department - Library of Congress. Research Services - Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division - Library of Congress. Serial & Government Publications Division - Library of Congress. Serial Division - Library of Congress. Stack and Reader Division - Library of Congress. Staff Advisory Committee - Library of Congress. War Communications Research Unit - National Library for the Blind (U.S.) - House of Learning Project (Library of Congress) - National Union Catalog Publication Project (Library of Congress) - Optical Disk Print Pilot Project (Library of Congress) - National Book Festival (U.S.)
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    Dance Battle with Urban Artistry
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-02-22 | Dance Battle with Urban Artistry | Homegrown 2017, the music of America
    Urban Artistry performers shared the rich traditions of their cultural communities in a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier. Urban Artistry founder and director Junious Brickhouse served as emcee.
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017-02-22
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    Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto : Lado a lado (side by side) -- contemporary Latin American storytelling,
    Latina storyteller oral history | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-07 | Lado a lado (side by side): contemporary Latin American storytelling | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an oral history conducted by Stephen D. Winick following a performance in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto performed "Lado a Lado (Side by Side): Contemporary Latin American Storytelling." They shared...
    • Contributor: Deedy, Carmen Agra - Campillo-Soto, Karla - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak.
    كشف القناع في وضع الأرباع من الجهة الست في علم الفلك. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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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    Eugene Meyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, family papers, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as a financier, public official, and publisher of the Washington Post. Focuses on American economic and financial history including agricultural and political economy, regulation of currencies, corporate finance, foreign trade, international monetary affairs, and...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Eugene
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Ustādh al-Ḥifnī al-musammāh bi-Farāʼid ʻawāʼid jabrīyah ʻalá sharḥ al-Sibṭ lil-Yāsamīnīyah ...
    هذه حاشية العالم العلامة الأستاذ الحفني المسماة بفرائد عوائد جبرية على شرح السبط للياسمينية ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    A commentary on the commentary of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī on al-Urjūzah, a poem on algebra, by Ibn al-Yāsamīn.
    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 1888
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    Jubal Anderson Early papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries (1847 February-May and 1865 May-November), speeches, articles, military papers, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and maps. The pre-Civil War papers reflect Early's years as a West Point cadet and his U.S. Army service, his law practice, and his Virginia political activities. Includes letters (1829-1833) from John J. Cabell to his wife, Henry Ann Cabell. Civil War material documents Early's participation in battles at...
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
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    Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as Librarian of Congress. Includes letter of appointment as Librarian of Congress signed by Abraham Lincoln and William Henry Seward in 1864. Also includes personal and family correspondence; a speech and essay; writings; bibliography of his works; biographical material; notebooks listing discourses, sermons, and histories of counties and towns in the United States; an 1876 centennial address...
    • Contributor: Spofford, Ainsworth Rand - Adams, James P. (James Pickett)
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    Henry A. Willard II collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Series I, chiefly 1820-1840, the Bradley-Willard family papers consists primarily of financial records concerning business dealings in Westminster, Vt., and Washington, D.C. Family correspondents include Stephen Row Bradley, Revolutionary War officer and U.S. representative from Vermont; his son, William Czar Bradley, lawyer and U.S. representative from Vermont; and William's father-in-law, Mark Richards, merchant and U.S. representative from Vermont. Series II, chiefly 1820-1840, the Henry...
    • Contributor: Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus) - Bradley, Stephen Row - Bradley, William Czar - Richards, Mark
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    Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, November 23, 1896
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Grosvenor, Elsie Bell
    • Date: 1896-11-23

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    National Association of Black Storytellers orientation to the American Folklife Center,
    Library Folklife Collections Orientation for the National Association of Black Storytellers | American Folklife Center lecture, 2015-11-13 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Documentation of a presentation, including audiovisual selections, of African American collection materials in the American Folklife Center for members of the National Association of Black Storytellers on November 13, 2015 at the Library of Congress for the association's 33rd annual National Black Storytelling Festival & Conference held in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2015
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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871 Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.
    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
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    Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, 1925-1959 U.S. Army engineer and governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Personal correspondence relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and the operation of the Panama Canal and material concerning Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including the Arlington Memorial Bridge and renovation of the White House.
    • Contributor: Mehaffey, Joseph Cowles
    • Date: 1925