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    Luis Aury papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata), and governor of an independent republic in Galveston, Texas.

    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments. Chiefly letters (1851-1864) from Patterson to his wife, Amelia Sophia Patterson relating principally to his Civil War service with Patterson's Independent Company of Kentucky Volunteers under General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, with Major General Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg, and with the Department of the Gulf in Texas and Louisiana. Also includes letters, sermons, and ...

    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (frederick Christian)
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, articles, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Burleson's service as an aide to President Woodrow Wilson, U.S. postmaster general in Wilson's administration, and U.S. representative from Texas. Subjects include the federal takeover of telegraph, telephone, and cable facilities during World War I; wartime censorship; the Treaty of Versailles, 1919; political campaigns from 1894 to 1936; postal rates, parcel post ...

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
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    George S. Denison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides relating chiefly to Denison's life and work as a lawyer in San Antonio, Tex.; collector of internal revenue in New Orleans, La., during the Civil War; and supervising special agent of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Texas, 1865-1866. Includes correspondence with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Denison, George S. (george Stanton)
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    Charles Maccubbin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoirs of Maccubbin's military service; military service record; manuscript map of the Davao Bay area, Philippines; and family photographs. Documents his service with the U.S. Army Twenty-first Infantry Regiment, 1886-1891, and with the Eighteenth Infantry Regiment, 1892-1919. Includes his description of military life and surroundings while based in forts in Wyoming and Texas and later in the Philippines during the insurrection of 1899-1901.

    • Contributor: Maccubbin, Charles
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    George Brinton McClellan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; telegrams; memoranda; diaries; writings; notes; military papers; printed copies of speeches, articles, and books; McClellan family papers; scrapbooks; and other papers relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service particularly in the Peninsular Campaign and Battle of Antietam, Md. Includes materials relating to his 1864 report on the U.S. Army of the Potomac; years as a cadet and instructor at the United States Military ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, George (george Brinton) - McClellan, Ellen Marcy - Minter, Joseph F.
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, 1517-1803

    Lawyer, editor and historian. Chiefly handwritten transcripts of documents compiled by Lowery relating to Spanish settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.

    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
    • Date: 1517
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    DeButts-Ely collection of Lee family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, journal, scrapbook, memorandum book, reminiscence, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Robert E. Lee and members of his family, including his wife, Mary Randolph Custis Lee. Subjects include Robert E. Lee's military career as an engineer in Missouri and Texas and as commander of the Confederate Army. Other family members represented include Daniel Parke Custis and Agnes (Eleanor Agnes) Lee.

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    Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Date: 2009-11-18
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.

    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Date: 1935
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    Albert James Myer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the U.S. Army (1854-1860), especially his assignments at Fort Davis and Fort Duncan, Tex., where he observed Indian warfare; his role in the founding and development of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (1856-1880); and the contribution of the Signal Corps to Union military efforts in the Civil War. ...

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
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    The Western Flyers Texas swing trio, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 5, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Joey McKenzie, from Texas; with Katie Glassman from Denver, Colorado; and Gavin Kelso, from Missouri and Texas, the trio known as the The Western Flyers. They perform ...

    • Contributor: Western Flyers (musical Group) - 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: 2015
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    Albert James Myer papers, 1851-1933

    Army officer and surgeon. Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the army and his role in the founding and development of the Signal Corps, including during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Myer, Albert James
    • Date: 1851
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    Duff Green papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal and financial records, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating to Green's service as a member of Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet," and as an unofficial representative (1840-1844) of President John Tyler in England and France. Subjects include the political rights of the South in the Union, retention of a free press, promotion of industrial enterprise, international trade, state rights, tariff ...

    • Contributor: Green, Duff
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    Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Carl Lindahl and Pat Jasper in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on August 13, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston was the first large-scale project in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead ...

    • Date: 2009
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    Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.

    • Contributor: Clay, Henry
    • Date: 1732
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    Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943

    United States representative from Texas, postmaster general in Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, and Democratic Party leader. Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, scrapbooks, and articles relating chiefly to Burleson’s career in politics and government, including letters to and from Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Burleson, Albert Sidney
    • Date: 1845
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947 (bulk 1880-1920), identified by Herbert Oliver Brayer in his survey of sources pertinent to American economic history in various American and European repositories. Includes incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas of western United States. Companies represented include the ...

    • Contributor: Brayer, Herbert Oliver - State Historical Society of Colorado
    • Date: 1956
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    Frank J. Malina papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Part I consists of correspondence, writings, reports, research files, subject files, biographical material, and other papers relating chiefly to Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology where he was cofounder of the Daniel Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory rocket research project and director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Includes material on the history of aeronautics, international aeronautical societies and meetings, ...

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
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    Victor Gruen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
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    Montgomery C. Meigs papers, 1799-1971

    Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, notebooks, family papers, military papers, drawings and plans, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters.

    • Contributor: Meigs, Montgomery C. (montgomery Cunningham) - Meigs, Montgomery C.
    • Date: 1799
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    W.W. Corcoran papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterpress books, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts. Documents his involvement with the brokerage and banking firms, Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Riggs and Co, New York, N.Y.; Bank of America; and Wilson, Colston & Co., Baltimore, Md. Also documents his investment ventures in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ...

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (william Wilson) - Corcoran, Thomas
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    Samuel Freeman Miller correspondence and diaries, 1854-1887

    Lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Letters from Miller to his brother-in-law, William Pitt Ballinger, relating to a broad range of political and judicial issues and a microfilm edition of Ballinger's diaries.

    • Contributor: Miller, Samuel Freeman
    • Date: 1854
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    Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and ...

    • Contributor: Donelson, Andrew Jackson - Burke, Pauline Wilcox - Donelson, Emily Tennessee - Martin, James Glasgow - Randolph, Meriwether Lewis - Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson
    • Date: 1779
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    Fitz-John Porter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, articles, autobiographical, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, annotated printed matter, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military service on January 21, 1863, as a result of his conduct during the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 29, 1862, the review by a board of officers, his reinstatement, ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Fitz-John