Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Federal Music Project collection, 1935-1948 The Federal Music Project (FMP) Collection consists of agency reports, programs, catalogs, index cards, lists, correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, some music scores and parts, a few writings and the papers of George Allen Foster, regional director for New York and New England. The George Allen Foster Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, programs, clippings and reports.
    • Contributor: Federal Music Project (U.S.) - Foster, George Allen - Sokoloff, Nikolai - Seeger, Charles
    • Date: 1935
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    Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944 The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the form of greeting cards, including one from the publisher Gustave Schirmer, a ...
    • Contributor: Jacobs-Bond, Carrie
    • Date: 1896
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    Franziska Boas collection, 1920-1988 Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas.
    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Date: 1920
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    Thomas G. Corcoran papers, 1792-1982 Lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, briefs, opinions, testimony, family papers, business records, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Corcoran's private legal practice and his government service during the first two presidential terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • Contributor: Corcoran, Thomas G.
    • Date: 1792
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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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    Samuel Holten papers, 1630-1843 Delegate to the United States Continental Congress from and United States representative of Massachusetts, jurist, and physician. Correspondence, account books, and bills and receipts relating primarily to Holten's public service career in Massachusetts, the federal government, and his medical practice.
    • Contributor: Holten, Samuel
    • Date: 1630
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    Learned Hand trial summaries, 1909-1924 Jurist. Summaries of trials in civil, criminal, and admiralty courts presided over by Hand as judge of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.
    • Contributor: Hand, Learned
    • Date: 1909
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    John Barth literary manuscripts, 1955-1978 Author. Holograph and annotated typed manuscripts and corrected galley and foundry proofs of several of Barth's early novels, short stories, nonfiction writings, and speeches.
    • Contributor: Barth, John
    • Date: 1955
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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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    League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986 Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
    • Contributor: League of Women Voters (U.S.)
    • Date: 1884
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    Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000 Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.
    • Date: 1800
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    American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 Journal, correspondence and other papers relating to the experiences of American Service Committee volunteers at a mining camp in Letcher County, Ky., endeavoring to improve social conditions there and in the town of Hemphill.
    • Contributor: American Friends Service Committee
    • Date: 1933
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    Francis Bowes Sayre papers, 1861-1967 Diplomat and statesman. Correspondence, official reports and communications, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Sayre's diplomatic career and his role as a spokesman for Christianity and the Episcopal Church. Includes a reading copy of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points message to Congress, telegrams, election returns, and other papers pertaining to Wilson.
    • Contributor: Sayre, Francis Bowes
    • Date: 1861
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    Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950 The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."
    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan - Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1935
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    Montgomery Sicard papers, 1800-1948 Naval officer. Correspondence, subject file, and miscellaneous material relating to Sicard’s naval career, including diagrams and memoranda for breech-loading howitzers and his plans for steel armor plate for ships.
    • Contributor: Sicard, Montgomery
    • Date: 1800
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    Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004 Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Date: 1942
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    Gustave Percival Wiksell papers, 1855-1939 Dentist. Correspondence, chiefly between Wiksell and Horace Traubel, relating to personal matters and literary topics, especially Walt Whitman. Also includes writings and printed matter relating to Traubel.
    • Contributor: Wiksell, Gustave Percival
    • Date: 1855
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    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953 Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.
    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Date: 1904
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    Juliana L. Knoepfmacher papers, 1929-1980 Psychoanalyst, social worker, and educator. Case files, lectures, speeches, writings, notes, minutes, agenda, correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, and printed matter documenting Knoepfmacher’s work as a child therapist and her writings on the treatment of children.
    • Contributor: Knoepfmacher, Juliana L.
    • Date: 1929
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    Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, articles, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to military aspects of United States China policy, reorganization of United States armed forces, naval and military strategy during World War II, and Yarnell’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin) - Yarnell, Harry E.
    • Date: 1909
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    Smith Ely Jelliffe papers, 1882-1977 Neurologist, psychoanalyst, and educator. Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, genealogical material, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, articles, sketches, studies, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and a diary relating primarily to Jelliffe’s career and to his family.
    • Contributor: Jelliffe, Smith Ely
    • Date: 1882
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    Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980 Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
    • Contributor: Bowen, Catherine Drinker
    • Date: 1793
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    Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics, ...
    • Contributor: Webster, Daniel
    • Date: 1800
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    Georg Von Békésy papers, 1928-1972 Physicist, physiologist, and educator. Chiefly writings and research papers, reports, notes, and other materials, along with some correspondence, printed matter, financial papers, biographical material, subject files, and other papers pertaining primarily to von Békésy's research and writing in the area of speech and hearing and in sensory sciences.
    • Contributor: Von Békésy, Georg
    • Date: 1928
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    Burton Egbert Stevenson papers, 1900-1951 Anthologist, author, and librarian. Correspondence with poets and other writers, comments on the origin of quotations, obscure biographical data on literary figures, and negotiations with publishers relating to the compilation of Stevenson's anthologies. Includes correspondence and administrative files from his service as European representative of the American Library Association, including material on the American Library in Paris, founded in 1918. Also contains drafts and ...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Burton Egbert
    • Date: 1900