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    Green-Driver collection, 1896-1969 Businesswoman and church worker. Financial papers, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, topical files and miscellaneous material generated mainly by Pattie Gresham and her three husbands, Baptist ministers William M. Driver and John Benjamin Green, and insurance executive William L. Busby.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Pattie
    • Date: 1896
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    John J. Ballentine papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, logbooks, military records, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Ballentine's naval career after 1920. Documents Ballentine's training as an air pilot; his duties at the Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Va., including the testing of the Norden bombsight and the first remote-controlled airplane; his correspondence with Theodore H. Barth, president of Carl L. Norden, Inc., relating to ...
    • Contributor: Ballentine, John J. (John Jennings)
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    Edward Willis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, ledger, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed material, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G.T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army. Documents defensive operations along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts, the siege of Petersburg, and movement of troops in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
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    Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968 Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and printed materials relating primarily to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
    • Contributor: Turner, Justin G.
    • Date: 1763
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    Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946 Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.
    • Contributor: Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco
    • Date: 1940
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    Breckinridge Long papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notes, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Long's career as third assistant secretary of state under Woodrow Wilson (1917-1920), ambassador to Italy (1933-1936), ambassador on special mission to Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay (1938), and assistant secretary of state under Franklin D. Roosevelt (1940-1944). Also documents Long's activities in the Democratic Party and his work ...
    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge
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    Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.
    • Contributor: Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass) - Patterson, Frederick D.
    • Date: 1861
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    Elihu Root papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman. Chiefly correspondence and letterbooks relating to Root's service as U.S. secretary of war (1899-1904), member of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal (1903), U.S. secretary of state (1905-1909), U.S. senator from New York (1909-1915), president of the Carnegie ...
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
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    Charles Linza McNary papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, legislative files, pamphlets, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to McNary's career as a justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and U.S. senator from Oregon. Subjects include domestic affairs such agriculture, conservation, Indian affairs, tariff, and the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill. Other subjects include McNary's nomination as the Republican candidate for the vice-presidency in 1940; U.S. neutrality, 1939-1941; Lend-Lease ...
    • Contributor: McNary, Charles Linza
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    William Eustis papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly incoming correspondence from Eustis's years as U.S. secretary of war and minister to Holland. Subjects include the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, the war between England and France, and relations between the U.S. and the Netherlands. Also includes papers of Eustis's father Benjamin, his wife Caroline Langdon Eustis, and other family members, legal documents, and other papers. Correspondents include John Quincy ...
    • Contributor: Eustis, William - Eustis, Benjamin - Eustis, Caroline Langdon
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966 Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.
    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
    • Date: 1844
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    James J. Davis papers, 1895-1946 U. S. secretary of labor and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, investgation files, financial papers, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating to Davis's service as secretary of labor in three Republican presidential administrations, his tenure as senator from Pennsylvania, and as organizer and leader of the Loyal Order of Moose.
    • Contributor: Davis, James J. (James John) - Davis, James J.
    • Date: 1895
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    Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937 United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.
    • Contributor: Root, Elihu
    • Date: 1863
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    Gerry Mulligan collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection chiefly consists of scores, sketches, lead sheets, and instrumental parts for original compositions by Mulligan as well as for works by other composers. In many instances, there are multiple versions of Mulligan's best-known works. These music materials include manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and reproductions. There are arrangements by Mulligan and many others, including Tom Boras, Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, John Dankworth, ...
    • Contributor: Mulligan, Gerry - Boras, Tom - Brookmeyer, Bob - Cohn, Al. - Dankworth, John - Forman, Mitchel - Grusin, Dave - Handy, George - Holman, Bill - Lee, Julian - Mandel, Johnny - McFarland, Gary
    • Date: 1940
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    Thaddeus Stevens papers, 1811-1927 Lawyer and United States representative from Pennsylvania. General and official correspondence, legal, business, and financial papers, drafts and printed copies of Stevens's speeches, clippings, and other printed matter relating chiefly to Stevens's career in Congress and to family and business affairs.
    • Contributor: Stevens, Thaddeus
    • Date: 1811
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    Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998 Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.
    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • Date: 1861
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    Charles Henry Fromuth papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diaries, autobiographical manuscripts, exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, paint palettes, and other papers relating principally to Fromuth's life and work as an American expatriate artist living in France.
    • Contributor: Fromuth, Charles Henry
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    "Making a way out of no way" Martin Luther King's use of proverbs for civil rights / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Wolfgang Mieder in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on February 10, 2011, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Professor Mieder discusses his research for his recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way": Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric (2010).
    • Contributor: Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Date: 2011
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    Homer G. Smith papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, oral history transcripts, notes, and printed material pertaining to Smith's book, A Challenge to U. S. Agriculture: Building the Cooperative Production Credit System. Subjects include the U.S. Farm Credit Administration Production Credit System and the organization of local farmer-owned and rancher-owned credit cooperatives.
    • Contributor: Smith, Homer G.
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    Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945 United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Whitten, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), Approximately 1836 - Whitten, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1848
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    Marge Champion collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection documents Marge Champion's life and career, and also includes a significant amount of material related to Champion's former husband, dancer, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer and choreographer Ernest Belcher, who worked as a trainer and coach for Hollywood actors. The Musical Theater and Plays, Films, and Television series contains materials, including correspondence, programs, promotional materials, articles and scripts, ...
    • Contributor: Champion, Marge
    • Date: 1910
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Date: 1838
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    Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 Journalist. Correspondence, subject files, notebooks and notes, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to McGrory's career as a journalist.
    • Contributor: McGrory, Mary
    • Date: 1928
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...
    • Contributor: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald - Beale, Marie Oge - Beale, Truxton - Decatur, Stephen - Truxtun, Thomas
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    National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.
    • Contributor: National Consumers' League
    • Date: 1882