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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Cowell, Henry - United States. Resettlement Administration - United States. Farm Security Administration - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection, (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Arthur Laurents papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials related to Laurents' life and career. The Project Files series contains drafts of scripts and working scripts for various Laurents stage projects, including West side story, Gypsy, La cage aux folles and Hallelujah, Baby! In addition, it contains novelizations of Laurents' screenplays for The way we were and The turning point. The series also contains other materials relating to productions, ...

    • Contributor: Laurents, Arthur
    • Date: 1900
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    Alan Jay Lerner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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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    Arch Oboler collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Oboler's accumulation of correspondence; legal, business, and personal files; sound recordings in various formats; and manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to his nearly sixty-year career as an author, radio and stage playwright and director, and movie script writer and director. Almost all of the scripts from his radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s, including the Lights Out series, ...

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973

    Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.

    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
    • Date: 1921
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    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Date: 1886
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Date: 1777
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    Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Date: 1830
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. ...

    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
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    Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.

    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
    • Date: 1842
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    Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Date: 1795
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    Curtis L. Malaney papers, 1923-1989

    Author. Typescript and photocopied material comparing the conduct of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1797 and 1801 to that of United States Navy officers in the Honda Point, California, disaster of 1923.

    • Contributor: Malaney, Curtis L.
    • Date: 1923
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    Wallace R. Brode papers, 1901-1974

    Educator, scientist, and government official. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Brode's career in science and government.

    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (wallace Reed) - Brode, Wallace R.
    • Date: 1901
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979

    Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Date: 1959
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890

    United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.

    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Date: 1826
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    Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954

    Editor and author. Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories, and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of Harper's Magazine, director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history, and an overseer of Harvard University.

    • Contributor: Allen, Frederick Lewis
    • Date: 1890
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    Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914

    Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.

    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828-Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Date: 1835
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    Wilson-McAdoo families papers, 1860-1966

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical material, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers primarily of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson, documenting the activities of the McAdoo and Wilson families.

    • Date: 1860
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    Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

    • Contributor: Demens, Peter A. - Tverskoĭ, P. A.
    • Date: 1880
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    John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World ...

    • Contributor: Colbert, John W. (john William) - Colbert, John W.
    • Date: 1895
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    Arthur Gleason papers, 1863-1931

    Journalist, editor, and social reformer. Family and general correspondence, writings, subject files, clippings, and printed matter relating to Gleason's editorial work with Cosmopolitan, The Survey, and Collier's Weekly; his experiences as a journalist and medic in World War I; his activities on behalf of the British labor movement, Bureau of Industrial Research, United Mine Workers, and socialism; and his interest in topics such as ...

    • Contributor: Gleason, Arthur
    • Date: 1863
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    Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916

    Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.

    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (abram Peter Turner) - Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Date: 1890
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

    • Contributor: Polk, James K. (james Knox) - Polk, James K.
    • Date: 1775