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    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Two, Session 2

    To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. The afternoon featured a second panel discussion exploring Burns' relationship to the ...

    • Contributor: Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-25
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    John Glassford and Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade. Under the name Glassford and Company, the firm operated stores in Maryland at Baltimore, Bladensburg, Chaptico, Georgetown (later part of Washington, D.C.), Leonardtown, Lower Marlboro, Newport, Nottingham, Piscataway, Port Tobacco, and ...

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company - Glassford, John
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    John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Date: 1743
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    A bard of nature's making : Robert Burns and Scottish traditional culture, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Valentina Bold in the Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress, on October 21, 2008, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Date: 2008
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Interview with Richard Funkhouser

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Funkhouser, Richard
    • Date: 1988-02-02
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Interview with Robert B. Houston

    • Contributor: Torbert, Horace G. (horace Gates) - Houston, Robert
    • Date: 1990-05-14
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Interview with J. Phillip McLean

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - McLean, J. Phillip
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    Interview with David G. Nes

    • Contributor: Mak, Dayton S. - Gittinger, Ted - Nes, David G.
    • Date: 1982-11-10
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Telegram from Dwight L. Moody to Horatio Gates Spafford

    • Contributor: American Colony (jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Moody, Dwight Lyman - Spafford, Horatio Gates
    • Date: 1874-01-10
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    Letter from Dwight L. Moody to D. W. [Daniel Webster] Whittle

    • Contributor: American Colony (jerusalem) - Moody, Dwight Lyman - Whittle, Daniel Webster
    • Date: 1874-01-30

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Interview with Nicholas Shapiro Lakas

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Lakas, Nicholas Shapiro
    • Date: 2010-00-00
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    From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Carpenter Collection of Folk Music and Drama

    This lecture showcases the variety and importance of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, which has been digitized and is intended for online presentation as part of the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. The talk describes some of the editorial challenges facing the James Madison Carpenter Project team as they prepare a critical edition of the collection.

    • Contributor: Bishop, Julia
    • Date: 2008-04-23
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    Speech before the Glasgow Emancipation Society, Glasgow, Scotland

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1846-04-21

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    "The Constitution of the United States," (photocopy of the title page)

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1860-03-26
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    Dunlop family papers, 1713-1930

    Correspondence, financial papers, business and legal records, and miscellaneous material concerning the mercantile interests and law practice of the Dunlop family.

    • Date: 1713
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    Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics and Performance: Day Two, Session 1

    To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, the American Folklife Center, in collaboration with the Scottish government as part of its Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebration, presented a free public symposium on Burns' life and work, as well as his impact on America and American culture. A panel discussion titled "Burns and His World" kicked off the second ...

    • Contributor: Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy ... Various - Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-02-25
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    Interview with Constance Ray Harvey

    • Contributor: Morin, Ann Miller - Colvin, Milton - Harvey, Constance Ray
    • Date: 1988-00-00
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    From oral tradition to critical edition : the James Madison Carpenter Collection of folk music and drama, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by members of the James Madison Carpenter Project team of the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, UK, in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on April 23, 2008, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The research team describes the history, cataloging, and content of Carpenter's ethnomusicological ...

    • Date: 2008
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    Interview with Karl F. Inderfurth

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Inderfurth, Karl F.
    • Date: 2001-04-27
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    Dunlop family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, financial papers, business and legal records, wills, indentures, estate papers, land deeds, surveys, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly concerning the tobacco and grain trade of James Dunlop (1724-1790) and James Dunlop (1755-1824) in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.), New York, N.Y., and Glasgow, Scotland, and the Washington law practice of Robert P. Dunlop and his brother James Dunlop (b. 1793). Also ...

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    Neil Jamieson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly business correspondence (1760-1776) relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the tobacco trading firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland; and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua. Acting in behalf of John Glassford and James Gordon's commercial interests which included Jamieson, Campbell, Calvert & Company distillery in Virginia, Jamieson was also involved ...

    • Contributor: Jamieson, Neil
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    Robert Burns at 250 : poetry, politics, and performance, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video and audio recordings, digital photographs, and print materials documenting a symposium held at the Library of Congress on February 24 and 25, 2009, titled Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance. The symposium marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, focusing on his life, work, and impact on America and American culture. The ...

    • Contributor: Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc ... Bennett, Margaret - Bulger, Peggy A. - Bold, Valentina - Cole, John Young - Cowan, Edward J. - Crawford, Robert - Edwards, Nat - Gray, Patricia H. - Kay, Billy - Lambert, Marc - Miller, Ed - Newton, Cate - Ryan, Kay - Salmond, Alex - Sklarew, Myra - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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