Search Manuscripts/Mixed Materials

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    National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975 National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to promote congressional passage of the federal woman suffrage amendment and the Equal ...
    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Date: 1850
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    Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985 Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers, Joseph Medill and Robert Rutherford McCormick, grandfather and brother ...
    • Date: 1792
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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.
    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Date: 1740
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    1990 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1990 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of bluegrass music, klezmer music, Hungarian folk dance and music, Piedmont blues music, gospel music, and Afro-Cuban music and dance recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Jabbour, Alan - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1990
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    Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862 Lawyer, statesman, jurist, and United States representative from Indiana. Principally correspondence from 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the House of Representatives.
    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb (Caleb Blood) - Smith, Caleb
    • Date: 1841
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    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998 This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.
    • Contributor: Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario
    • Date: 1822
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    Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951 Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.
    • Contributor: Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
    • Date: 1896
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    Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.
    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Date: 1894
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.
    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Date: 1902
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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002 Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.
    • Date: 2001
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    John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943 Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.
    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Date: 1811
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
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    Francis O.J. Smith digest of congressional reports, 1844 U.S. representative from Maine. A digest of the reports of committees of the United States Congress, First to Twenty-eighth Congress, compiled by Smith.
    • Contributor: Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan) - Smith, Francis O. J.
    • Date: 1844
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    Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923 Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies ...
    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Date: 1897
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    National Broadcasting Company history files, 1922-1986 The National Broadcasting Company History files document the activities of the first national broadcasting network in the United States. The collection includes memoranda, correspondence, speeches, reports, policy statements, and pamphlets covering the creation of the network, its growth in the field of radio, and its subsequent expansion into television broadcasting.
    • Contributor: National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
    • Date: 1922
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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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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1759
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    Joseph Strauss papers, 1884-1949 United States naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, patents, logbooks, reports, orders for duty, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Strauss's naval career especially his command of mine operations against German U-boats during World War I, as commander in chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet, and as joint-receiver for the United States Navy during the Teapot Dome scandal.
    • Contributor: Strauss, Joseph
    • Date: 1884
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    Samuel Chester Reid family papers, 1807-1963 Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (1783-1861), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer (1818-1897).
    • Contributor: Reid, Samuel Chester
    • Date: 1807
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    Harold Foote Gosnell papers, 1931-1962 Political scientist, educator, and government consultant. Chiefly subject files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research data, maps, charts, printed and near-print material, and miscellany. The papers relate principally to projects Gosnell conducted for various government agencies, including a study on state and regional planning for the National Resources Committee; studies on government information services, especially those of the Office of War Information and the ...
    • Contributor: Gosnell, Harold F. (Harold Foote) - Gosnell, Harold F.
    • Date: 1931