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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
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    Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962 Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.
    • Contributor: Wexler, Harry
    • Date: 1929
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    Don Walker collection, 1932-1984 Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.
    • Contributor: Walker, Don
    • Date: 1932
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    Joseph Sanford Wade papers, 1898-1955 Zoologist and entomologist. Correspondence, notes, journals, and scientific and literary writings relating primarily to Wade’s career as a scientist.
    • Contributor: Wade, Joseph Sanford
    • Date: 1898
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    Inter-American Music Festival Foundation papers, 1961-1981 This collection contains concert programs, publicity materials, clippings and correspondence from the nearly 25-year history of the Inter-American Music Festival Foundation. The Foundation was organized by the Inter-American Music Council in 1958 under the auspices of the Pan American Union "to promote closer relations and understanding among the American republics by recognizing and stimulating the development of music of the Americas." The foundation's concerts ...
    • Contributor: Inter-American Music Festival Foundation
    • Date: 1961
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    Nelson W. Aldrich papers, 1777-1930 United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress.
    • Contributor: Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth) - Aldrich, Nelson W.
    • Date: 1777
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    Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995 Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also ...
    • Contributor: Democratic Study Group
    • Date: 1912
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    Lincoln Group of Chicago collection relating to Abraham Lincoln, 1903-1952 Correspondence, writings, and addresses of the organization concerning Abraham Lincoln. Organization was composed of authors, collectors, and students of Lincoln.
    • Contributor: Lincoln Group of Chicago
    • Date: 1903
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    William Temple Hornaday papers, 1866-1975 Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.
    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T. (William Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
    • Date: 1866
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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
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    Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903 Army officer. Papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to official functions at the White House, the assassination of William McKinley, and the unveiling of a statue of Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Bingham, Theo. A.
    • Date: 1897
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    Lauro Ayestarán collection, 1830-1966 The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits ...
    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro
    • Date: 1830
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    Katie Louchheim papers, 1906-1991 United States deputy assistant secretary of state, Democratic Party official, author, and public speaker. Journals, family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, interviews, drafts of writings, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Louchheim's public service and leadership in the Democratic Party.
    • Contributor: Louchheim, Katie
    • Date: 1906
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    Maria Montessori lectures, 1913-1917 Physician and educator. Copyright deposits of translations of lectures by Montessori.
    • Contributor: Montessori, Maria
    • Date: 1913
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    Congressional Staff Club records, 1935-1990 Nonpartisan social organization for Congressional staff founded as the “Congressional Secretaries Club” in 1935; name changed in 1971. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial records, publications, programs, photographs, and other papers relating to the club’s activities.
    • Contributor: Congressional Staff Clu
    • Date: 1935
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    Belle Brown collection, 1865-1912 Belle Brown was an American soprano who had a brief operatic career abroad around the turn of the twentieth century. Although little biographical information exists about her, the contents of this collection document her relationships with prominent and respected European performers of the day. She studied with many celebrated performers and pedagogues, including Désirée Artôt, Pauline Lucca, and Jean and Edouard de Reszke. The ...
    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Date: 1865
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    Hale family papers, 1698-1916 Correspondence, biographical material, business records, writings, legal documents, memorabilia, and genealogies of the Hale, Everett, Hill, and Sears families. The collection consists primarily of the papers of Nathan Hale (1784-1863), pioneer railroad builder and journalist; Alexander Hill Everett (1790-1847), diplomat and editor; and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), author and Unitarian minister.
    • Date: 1698
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    George Horace Gallup papers, 1936-1979 Statistician and author. Drafts and printed copies of Gallup's speeches, drafts of books, and Gallup Poll press releases.
    • Contributor: Gallup, George
    • Date: 1936
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    Horace Callaway Carlisle poems, undated Author, poet, and teacher. Typescripts of unpublished poems by Carlisle.
    • Contributor: Carlisle, Horace Callaway
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    Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005 Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public ...
    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
    • Date: 1883
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    Art Rosenbaum Georgia folklore collection, 1955-1983 Copies of audio tape recordings made by Art Rosenbaum in north and coastal Georgia and South Carolina principally in the 1970s and early 1980s. These field recordings encompass many genres of acoustic folk music, including gospel, shout, blues, ballads, and some interviews with the performers, recorded in homes, churches, and festivals.
    • Contributor: Rosenbaum, Art - Finster, Howard - Jones, Bessie - Heaney, Joe - Pattman, Neal - Tanner, Gordon - Bruce, W. Guy
    • Date: 1955
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842 Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Date: 1781
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    Forbes W. Manchester correspondence, 1858-1869 Whaler. Correspondence to Forbes W. Manchester, primarily from his wife Rhoda M. Manchester, written in 1858 and 1859 while he was on a whaling voyage to the Indian and Pacific oceans aboard the Henry Kneeland. There are several letters written by Manchester while he was on the Henry Kneeland as well as a few written in 1869 from Martinique while he served in the ...
    • Contributor: Manchester, Forbes W.
    • Date: 1858
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    Henry Dumont and Nina Webster Dumont papers, 1905-1943 Henry Dumont, poet, writer, and businessman, and Nina Webster Dumont, statistician. Articles, a biography, correspondence, novels, plays, and poems relating primarily to Henry Dumont's work as a poet and writer. Correspondence, instructions, manuals, reports, and studies relating primarily to Nina Webster Dumont's work as a statistician.
    • Contributor: Dumont, Henry
    • Date: 1905
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    United States. Forest Service records, 1902-1953 Chiefly field notes of various members of the Forest Service, including Louis A. Barrett, Richard L. P. Bigelow, Louis Doar, and Edward A. Holcomb.
    • Contributor: United States. Forest Service
    • Date: 1902