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    Homer G. Smith papers, 1971-1987 Accountant, banker, and credit administrator. Correspondence, notes, and oral history transcripts pertaining to his book, A Challenge to U. S. Agriculture: Building the Cooperative Production Credit System.
    • Contributor: Smith, Homer G.
    • Date: 1971
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    Herman Langinger music publishing files, 1889-1972 Herman Langinger was a music engraver, printer, and editor for New Music Society of California and other influential music publishers. The collection contains pre-publication and published music materials, including annotated manuscript and holograph scores and proof copies, as well as correspondence with composers and publishing associates. It also includes a comprehensive run of published editions from New Music and various editions from other publishers...
    • Contributor: Langinger, Herman - Cage, John - Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario - Chávez, Carlos - Cowell, Henry - Ives, Charles - Ruggles, Carl - Schoenberg, Arnold - Toch, Ernst - Varèse, Edgard
    • Date: 1889
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    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress) Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1854
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    John Spalding Flannery papers, 1902-1953 Lawyer. Chiefly records from McKenney, Flannery & Craighill, the Washington, D.C. law firm in which Flannery was a principal partner.
    • Contributor: Flannery, John Spalding
    • Date: 1902
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    Jerauld Wright papers, 1853-1960 Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wright's naval career especially during World War II and after.
    • Contributor: Wright, Jerauld
    • Date: 1853
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    Frederic Eugene Ives and Herbert Eugene Ives papers, 1869-1957 Inventor and photographer (Frederic Eugene Ives). Physicist and television pioneer (Herbert Eugene Ives). Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, patents, clippings, and other papers relating to the inventions of Frederic Ives and his son Herbert Eugene Ives.
    • Contributor: Ives, Frederic Eugene
    • Date: 1869
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    J. Laurence Laughlin papers, 1902-1931 Economist, professor, and editor. Correspondence, lectures, writings, articles, notes, financial papers, printed matter, clippings, and other papers relating to Laughlin's career at the University of Chicago and to his activities as editor of the Journal of Political Economy and as a member, delegate, or chairman of groups concerned with money and banking, credit, and related economic matters.
    • Contributor: Laughlin, J. Laurence (James Laurence) - Laughlin, J. Laurence
    • Date: 1902
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    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1900
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    Stotesbury collection of World War I clippings, 1914-1918 Microfilm of scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Eva Roberts Cromwell Stotesbury relating to World War I.
    • Contributor: Stotesbury, Eva Roberts Cromwell
    • Date: 1914
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    Thomas D. White papers, 1952-1961 Air Force officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, and statements chiefly from 1957-1961 when White was chief of staff of the air force.
    • Contributor: White, Thomas D. (Thomas Dresser) - White, Thomas D.
    • Date: 1952
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    Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970 Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, Carl W. (Carl William) - Ackerman, Carl W.
    • Date: 1833
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    Maxwell Gitelson papers, 1918-1965 Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Chiefly correspondence, minutes, bylaws, reports, financial records, printed matter, and other records of psychoanalytic organizations in which Gitelson was a leader or member.
    • Contributor: Gitelson, Maxwell
    • Date: 1918
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
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    Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960 Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes correspondence, diaries, articles, and speeches of these and other Blackwell family members.
    • Date: 1759
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    Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1843-1960 U.S. president. Correspondence, financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly relating to Arthur's presidency, his service as collector or customs for the Port of New York, and the New York Republican State Committee.
    • Contributor: Arthur, Chester Alan
    • Date: 1843
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    Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954 Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.
    • Contributor: Boggs, Samuel Whittemore
    • Date: 1912
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    Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998 Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.
    • Contributor: Trent, Mary Vance
    • Date: 1849
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941 Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.
    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Date: 1783
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    Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906 Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Date: 1854
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    Ethel L. Payne papers, 1857-1991 Journalist and social activist. Correspondence, articles, syndicated columns, transcripts of radio broadcasts, speeches, reports, notes, biographical subject file, printed material, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Payne's career as a foreign correspondent, syndicated columnist for two African-American newspaper chains, Afro-American Newspapers and Sengstacke Enterprises, and commentator with the Columbia Broadcasting System, inc., (later CBS Inc.) Spectrum radio program.
    • Contributor: Payne, Ethel L.
    • Date: 1857
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    J.M. Mason papers, 1838-1870 United States senator and representative from Virginia and Confederate diplomatic agent in Great Britain. Chiefly diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Includes correspondence; dispatches; lists of supplies for the Confederate States from London; statements and depositions regarding piracy, claims, the blockade, and other naval and marine matters; cotton bonds and warrants; circulars; and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Mason, J. M. (James Murray) - Mason, J. M.
    • Date: 1838
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1844
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    G.W. Barber papers, 1926-1948 Entomologist. Correspondence, notes, reports, and other writings concerning Barber’s study of the European corn borer and the corn earworm.
    • Contributor: Barber, G. W. (George W.) - Barber, G. W.
    • Date: 1926
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    George Creel papers, 1857-1953 Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating...
    • Contributor: Creel, George
    • Date: 1857
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    Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908 Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.
    • Contributor: Alex. Brown & Sons
    • Date: 1796