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    James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.

    • Date: 1797
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    Gatewood W. Dunston collection relating to William S. Hart, 1...

    Correspondence, synopses of stories and movie scripts, publicity material, notes, and clippings relating chiefly to William Surrey Hart's career as a star of silent western films, Hart's lawsuit against United Artists, and the efforts of Hart's son to contest his father's will.

    • Contributor: Dunston, Gatewood W.
    • Date: 1914
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    Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1863
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. ...

    • Contributor: Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. ... Adler, Thomas A. - Bryan, Mamie - Choate, Donna - Cruise, Crystal - Eiler, Lyntha Scott - Eiler, Terry - Fleischhauer, Carl - Jarrell, Tommy - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Marshall, Howard W. - Mullen, Patrick - Patton, Ila - Owen, Blanton - Owen, Margaret Counts - Ray, Roxie - Richardson, Larry (banjoist) - Severt, Carrie - Stanley, Lura - Shockley, Maggie - Todd, Zenna
    • Date: 1977
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    National Association of Social Workers oral history interview...

    National association of social workers. Transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the development of social work from the 1920s through the 1970s.

    • Contributor: National Association of Social Workers
    • Date: 1978
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    Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Date: 1943
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    John Updike papers, 1962-1969

    Novelist, short story writer, and poet. Correspondence, galley proofs, plate proof, photographs, typescripts, notes, book covers, and poems. Included are drafts and other material for his novels The Centaur, Of the Farm, and The Poorhouse Fair, as well as poems, many of which were published in the New Yorker.

    • Contributor: Updike, John
    • Date: 1962
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1980 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1980

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Armenian music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, Ghanaian music, Afro-Cuban music, and Southeast Asian music featuring Laotian, Vietnamese, and Hmong performers recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Sarkisian, Leo - Derderian, Leo - Stover, Don - Borrell, Roberto - Addy, Yacub
    • Date: 1980
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Date: 1919
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Ray M. Lawless collection, 1952-1965

    Research materials including questionnaires, some correspondence, and photographs of approximately 200 folksingers and singers of folksong (a few of them are performers of art songs and classical music) collected by Ray M. Lawless to illustrate his book, Folksingers and Folksongs in America (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1960; second edition, 1965).

    • Contributor: Lawless, Ray McKinley
    • Date: 1952
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    Elijah Walker Halford papers, 1848-1938

    Soldier and newspaper editor. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating primarily to Halford’s career as private secretary to President Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893.

    • Contributor: Halford, Elijah Walker
    • Date: 1867
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    Mercer Green Johnston papers, 1860-1954

    Educator, Episcopal clergyman, and author. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, notebooks, autobiographical papers, poems, prayers, financial papers, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Johnston's career as an Episcopal clergyman in the United States and the Philippines, worker for the Young Men's Christian Association during World War I, director of the People's Legislative Service, director of the National Citizens Committee on Relations with Latin ...

    • Contributor: Johnston, Mercer Green
    • Date: 1860
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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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    Moore family papers, 1942-1998

    Georgia family. Chiefly correspondence between Sidney Leighton Moore (1906-1953) and his wife, Violet Soderquist Moore, reflecting his service with the United States Army during World War II, including also writings, notes, military papers, genealogy, civilian and military manuals, war ration books, and photographs.

    • Date: 1942
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    Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

    • Contributor: McLane, Louis
    • Date: 1795
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    International Council of Women records, 1931-1957

    International federation of national women’s organizations; affiliated with the United Nations. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, press releases, and publications concerning the involvement of the International Council of Women in educational cinematography, peace and disarmament, and other global issues.

    • Contributor: International Council of Women
    • Date: 1931
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    Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Date: 1809
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    A.T. Mahan papers, 1779-1970

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, biographical file, printed matter, and other papers relating to Mahan’s naval career, writings, and personal and family life.

    • Contributor: Mahan, A. T. (alfred Thayer) - Mahan, A. T.
    • Date: 1779
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    Titus Coan family papers, 1818-1923

    Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, books and writings by Coan on Hawaii, and Coan family material relating mainly to Coan's missionary work in Hawaii, Patagonia, and the Marquesas Islands.

    • Contributor: Coan, Titus
    • Date: 1806
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    Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976

    Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.

    • Date: 1865
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    World Calendar Association records, 1450-2001

    Founded in 1930 to promote calendar reform; in 1955 the association moved its headquarters from New York to Ottawa, Ontario, and became the International World Calendar Association. Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, manuscripts and galley proofs of material appearing in the Journal of Calendar Reform, publicity material, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs relating to the organization.

    • Contributor: World Calendar Association
    • Date: 1450
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    Elisabeth Dupuy papers, 1892-1922

    Author, poet, and playwright. Poems, plays, short stories, correspondence, notebooks, and miscellaneous material.

    • Contributor: Dupuy, Elisabeth
    • Date: 1892
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    Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with ...

    • Contributor: Brandon, Henry
    • Date: 1939
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    Rebekah Crawford and Linda Clarke-Smith papers, 1715-1929

    Educator and social worker. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers concerning relief work with the Red Cross and Duryea War Relief during and after World War I with Italian and French war wounded and children. Also includes family papers, account books, scrapbooks, manuscript plays and miscellany, some relating to Richard Crawford.

    • Contributor: Crawford, Rebekah
    • Date: 1715
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    Jo Davidson papers, 1906-1952

    Sculptor. Correspondence, notes, speeches, articles, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to Davidson's career as a sculptor and to his political activities with the Progressive Citizens of America and the National Wallace for President Committee.

    • Contributor: Davidson, Jo
    • Date: 1906
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    John Hall Wheelock papers, 1910-circa 2000

    Poet and editor. Correspondence; drafts of poems, speeches, and articles; and miscellany relating largely to Wheelock's poetry

    • Contributor: Wheelock, John Hall
    • Date: 1910
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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
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1884-01-22
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    John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon’s grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon’s political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Date: 1832
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    Thomas Capek collection of materials relating to Czechoslovak...

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, writings, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers assembled during Capek's research on the immigration, organizations, institutions, and activities of Czech Americans. Also includes material concerning Czechoslovakia, Czechs in Great Britain, Slavic Americans, and Slovak Americans.

    • Contributor: Capek, Thomas
    • Date: 1619
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    John Singleton Mosby papers, 1861-1904

    Confederate army officer, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, orders, commissions, reports, circulars, and other material relating mainly to Mosby's Civil War activities.

    • Contributor: Mosby, John Singleton
    • Date: 1861
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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
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1943
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    Charles Sumner correspondence, 1841-1874

    United States Senator and lawyer. Correspondence with attached and related material chiefly concerning government publications, appointments to office, the Republican Party, Sumner's law practice, and his political speeches and writings.

    • Contributor: Sumner, Charles
    • Date: 1841
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    Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers, 1853-1937

    Sculptor Vinnie Ream and her husband, army officer and engineer Richard L. Hoxie. Correspondence, memoranda, commissions, essays, poetry by Vinnie Ream and Albert Pike, reports, notebooks, biographical data, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia pertaining chiefly to Ream's work following her commission to execute the statue of Abraham Lincoln now standing in the United States Capitol rotunda.

    • Contributor: Ream, Vinnie
    • Date: 1853
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    Guatemalan documents collection, 1944-1954

    Microfilm and papers containing correspondence, minutes, financial accounts, and other records and papers of Guatemalan government agencies, political parties, labor unions, and private individuals, nationally and internationally, documenting the period of reforms and social and political upheaval in the decade before the overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán by Carlos Castillo Armas in 1954.

    • Contributor: University of Pennsylvania. Foreign Policy Research Institute
    • Date: 1944
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    Jennie Lorenz collection relating to Charlotte Cushman, 1830-...

    Educator. Correspondence, research notes, reproductions of correspondence and portraits, and printed materials relating to Lorenz's research on the life of actress Charlotte Cushman.

    • Contributor: Lorenz, Jennie
    • Date: 1830
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    Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990

    Physician, scientist, and artist. Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, academic records, printed matter, and photographs documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.

    • Contributor: Homburger, Freddy
    • Date: 1926
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    George Pope Morris papers, 1832-1862

    Journalist, poet, and songwriter. Correspondence, poems, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Morris's work as editor of several literary magazines in New York, New York, and to his social affairs.

    • Contributor: Morris, George Pope
    • Date: 1832
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    Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

    • Contributor: Rihani, Ameen Fares
    • Date: 1897
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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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    Adolph Caspar Miller papers, 1913-1947

    Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, writings, reports, speeches, notes, press releases, printed material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Miller’s service as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-1936.

    • Contributor: Miller, Adolph Caspar
    • Date: 1913
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    Daniel Carroll papers, 1662-1920

    Landowner and businessman. Correspondence, financial and legal records, plat surveys, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Carroll's business interests and real estate holdings in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Daniel
    • Date: 1662
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    Barony of Saint Desiré records, 1380-1793

    Census records, land books and evaluations, listings of laws and decrees, title books, and other material relating to the Barony of Saint Desiré.

    • Date: 1380
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    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878

    Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside’s relationship with other generals.

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Date: 1861
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    A.D. Bache papers, 1828-1863

    Scientist, educator, and superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. Correspondence, a journal, and miscellaneous material reflecting Bache’s service with the United States Coast Survey, his work at the Dudley Observatory, and his European trip to study educational methods.

    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Bache, A. D.
    • Date: 1828
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    William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973

    President of the United States and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence including letterpress books, speeches and addresses, presidental and judicial files, legal files and notebooks, family papers and letters, business and estate papers, engagement calendars, guest lists, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs documenting Taft's career.

    • Contributor: Taft, William H. (william Howard) - Taft, William H.
    • Date: 1784
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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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    George Middleton papers, 1872-1970

    Playwright, author, and copyright specialist. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, and research material and documenting Middleton's career as a playwright, author, and copyright specialist at the Department of Justice. Also includes correspondence relating to the La Follette and Middleton families.

    • Contributor: Middleton, George
    • Date: 1872
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    David Rapaport papers, 1911-1997

    Psychologist and author. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, memoranda, reports, legal documents, and printed matter concerning Rapaport's research and writings in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis and his association with the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    • Contributor: Rapaport, David
    • Date: 1911
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    National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

    • Contributor: National Urban League
    • Date: 1900
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    James O. Harrison papers, 1803-1912

    Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.

    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
    • Date: 1803
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992

    Poet and writer. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, literary drafts, legal documents, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, theatrical playbills, reports, printed material, and family papers relating to Millay's life, family, and literary career.

    • Contributor: Millay, Edna St. Vincent
    • Date: 1832
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    American Association of University Women records, 1937-1946

    Women's service organization. Files of a research project by the organization concerning the history and state of the arts in various cities and towns of different sizes and geographical locations in the United States.

    • Contributor: American Association of University Women
    • Date: 1937
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    Albert Einstein papers, 1916-1953

    Physicist. Correspondence and manuscripts of writings including a fair copy of Einstein's 1905 paper concerning the theory of relativity titled "Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper," and manuscripts of "Einheitliche Feldtheorie" and "Das Bi-Vektor Feld."

    • Contributor: Einstein, Albert
    • Date: 1916
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    Stuart Eizenstat papers, 1929-2003

    Lawyer, ambassador, adviser to the president of the United States, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of interviews, notebooks and notes, subject files, speeches, writings, reports, briefing books, press releases, clippings, calendars, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating chiefly to Eizenstat's writings.

    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 1929
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    Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1725-1975

    Author, businessman, explorer, and soldier (Kermit Roosevelt). Businesswoman and social leader (Belle Roosevelt). Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches, writings, subject files, military records, business and financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other material reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Kermit
    • Date: 1725
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    Lyman Potter Spencer papers, 1856-1914

    Artist, soldier, and calligrapher. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, account books, genealogical file, penmanship file, and other papers documenting Spencer's Civil War service and his efforts to continue the publication of the copybooks by his father, Platt R. Spencer, who developed the Spencerian style of handwriting.

    • Contributor: Spencer, Lyman Potter
    • Date: 1856
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    Scudder Klyce papers, 1911-1933

    Author and naval officer. Correspondence, articles, a typescript of Klyce's book Universe, and other material relating primarily to his career as an author.

    • Contributor: Klyce, Scudder
    • Date: 1911
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    Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989

    Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, sketches, nursery plans and notes, business records, scrapbooks, family papers and genealogies, and printed material concerning Burbank's career as a botanist and his family and personal life.

    • Contributor: Burbank, Luther
    • Date: 1830
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    T. Swann Harding papers, 1918-1963

    Author, editor, and civil servant. Chiefly letters from editors and publishers concerning publication of Harding’s books and articles on literary and scientific matters. Includes a typescript of his unpublished work entitled, “110 Years of Federal Aid to Agriculture.”

    • Contributor: Harding, T. Swann (thomas Swann) - Harding, T. Swann
    • Date: 1918
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    Edwin P. Kilroe papers, 1929-1950

    Lawyer. Diaries (1929-1950) relating to Kilroe’s activities at Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation and opinions (1929-1931) relating to copyright and other issues.

    • Contributor: Kilroe, Edwin P.
    • Date: 1929
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    Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Andrew
    • Date: 1783
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    Peggy Clark papers, 1880-1997

    Peggy Clark (1915-1996) was an American lighting, scenic, and costume designer. The collection includes light plots, scenic renderings, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, blueprints, programs, photographs, posters, scripts, scrapbooks, clippings, notes, memorabilia and other materials related to her life and career.

    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy - Smith, Oliver Lemuel
    • Date: 1880
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    Harold Raymond Wayne Benjamin papers, 1908-1972

    Educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, and other papers relating mainly to Benjamin’s career in the field of education.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, Harold Raymond Wayne
    • Date: 1908
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

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    Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd papers, 1895-1968

    Sociologist and educator (Robert Staughton Lynd). Sociologist (Helen Merrell Lynd). Family and general correspondence, writings and lectures, notes, research material, student papers, and miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material chiefly relating to the Lynds' sociological research and writings, especially their study of "Middletown," Muncie, Indiana.

    • Contributor: Lynd, Robert Staughton
    • Date: 1895
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...

    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (james Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Date: 1779
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    Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

    • Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
    • Date: 1772
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    Mary Ann Bickerdyke papers, 1847-1905

    Nurse, agent for the United States Sanitary Commission, and pension attorney. Correspondence, lists, draft memoirs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Bickerdyke's family, her work as a Civil War nurse and agent for the United States Sanitary Commission, and her activities on behalf of Civil War veterans in the years following the war.

    • Contributor: Bickerdyke, Mary Ann
    • Date: 1847
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    William McKinley papers, circa 1847-1935

    United States president, representative, and army officer, and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, will, messages, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to McKinley's presidential administration.

    • Contributor: McKinley, William
    • Date: 1847
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    Atlantic Union Committee records, 1940-1968

    Organization to foster a union of Atlantic democracies. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial records, office administrative files, chapter files, printed materials, and other records relating to the organization and its activities.

    • Contributor: Atlantic Union Committee
    • Date: 1940
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    Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1841
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    Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

    • Contributor: Carnegie, Andrew
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    Vincent Price papers, 1883-1992

    Actor, art collector, and supporter of the arts. Correspondence, speeches and writings, lectures, business records, family papers, scripts, programs, playbills, publicity material, photographs, and other papers documenting Price's career as an actor in the theater, motion pictures, and television, as an art collector, critic, and consultant, and as a gourmet cook.

    • Contributor: Price, Vincent
    • Date: 1883
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1884-01-22
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    Cord Meyer papers, 1922-2000

    Internationalist, intelligence officer, and writer. Correspondence, academic papers, newspaper columns, articles, speeches, lectures, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Meyer's activities promoting one-world government after World War II and to his writing career.

    • Contributor: Meyer, Cord
    • Date: 1922
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    Dorsey William Hyde papers, 1757-1955

    Librarian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles and speeches, genealogical and biographical material, drafts and typescripts, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to the National Archives, where Hyde served as director of archival service (1934-1942).

    • Contributor: Hyde, Dorsey William
    • Date: 1757
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    Robert A. Nisbet papers, 1949-1994

    Educator and author. Correspondence, contracts with publishers, reviews, promotional material, research material, and other papers relating mainly to Nisbet's books.

    • Contributor: Nisbet, Robert A.
    • Date: 1949
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    Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926

    Lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis. Correspondence, diaries, reports, memoranda, manuscripts of articles, speeches, and books, and other papers of Harrison; of J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; Mrs. Burton Harrison (formerly Constance Cary), author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and of Francis Burton Harrison, lawyer, United States representative from New York, and governor ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, Burton Norvell
    • Date: 1812
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    Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931

    Statesmen and physicians. Correspondence, diaries, diplomas, legal and financial records, notebooks, account books, speeches, genealogical material, printed matter, and newspaper clippings documenting the Bartlett family's professional and political activity in New England in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics include New England's sentiment towards the War of 1812 as well as American political life before and during the Civil War and post Civil ...

    • Contributor: Bartlett, Josiah
    • Date: 1710
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    Muriel Gardiner papers, 1890-1986

    Psychoanalyst and author. Corespondence, writings, research material, photographs, and slides pertaining to Gardiner's acquaintance with and writings on Sergius Pankejeff, the "Wolf-Man" of Freudian analysis.

    • Contributor: Gardiner, Muriel
    • Date: 1890
  • Collection

    Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von Berlepsch, correspondence,...

    German ornithologist. Principally letters received by Berlepsch from ornithologists concerning neotropical birds. Topics include the collection of bird skins and eggs, the illustration of birds, taxidermy, and taxonomy.

    • Contributor: Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf Von - Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig
    • Date: 1874
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    Bryson B. Rash papers, 1918-1992

    Journalist. Correspondence, speeches, broadcast scripts, book draft, biographical material, news clippings, and photographs documenting Rash's career in broadcast journalism.

    • Contributor: Rash, Bryson
    • Date: 1918
  • Collection

    Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Paul Field
    • Date: 1912
  • Collection

    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
  • Collection

    Colby Mitchell Chester papers, 1913-1928

    Naval officer. Correspondence, research notes, and unpublished manuscripts relating to Chester's study of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall and the Penobscot Bay Expedition in 1779.

    • Contributor: Chester, Colby Mitchell
    • Date: 1913
  • Collection

    Frank J. Malina papers, 1912-1986

    Aerospace engineer, rocketry pioneer, and kinetic artist. Correspondence, reports, research and subject files, writings, biographical material, and other papers chiefly documenting Frank J. Malina's career as an aerospace engineer at the California Institute of Technology and later as director of the U.S. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His subsequent career in kinetic art in Paris and as founder of the periodical Leonardo is also documented.

    • Contributor: Malina, Frank J.
    • Date: 1912
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Date: 1531
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    Rufus S. Frost papers, 1841-1883

    Merchant, public official, and United States representative from Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence pertaining to family and personal matters, social occasions, and church activities.

    • Contributor: Frost, Rufus S.
    • Date: 1841
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights...

    Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

  • Collection

    Eleanor Lord Pray papers, 1894-1975

    Member of a New England merchant family living in Vladivostok, Russia. Primarily letters written and received by Pray. Letters describe daily life, the city and its surroundings, and historic events.

    • Contributor: Pray, Eleanor Lord
    • Date: 1894
  • Collection

    Former Members of Congress, Inc., oral history interviews, 19...

    Association of former members of Congress. Transcripts of interviews with former members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate and an administrative file relating to the oral history project, The Modern Congress in American History.

    • Contributor: Former Members of Congress, Inc. (u.s.)
    • Date: 1962
  • Collection

    Emily A. Stewart collection of Elihu Root material, 1885-1959

    Chiefly transcripts of conversations between Elihu Root and members of his family concerning his ancestry and biography.

    • Contributor: Stewart, Emily A.
    • Date: 1885
  • Collection

    George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928

    Geologist, mathematician, engineer, and physicist. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, notebooks, notes, memoranda, maps, charts, tables, landscape sketches, and printed matter primarily relating to Becker's service at the United States Geological Survey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and as president of the Geological Society of America.

    • Contributor: Becker, George F. (george Ferdinand) - Becker, George F.
    • Date: 1814
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    Richard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991

    Journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, printed matter, and writings relating to Strout's association with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications.

    • Contributor: Strout, Richard L. (richard Lee) - Strout, Richard L.
    • Date: 1900
  • Collection

    Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

    • Contributor: Bernays, Edward L.
    • Date: 1777
  • Collection

    Charles Mason Remey family papers, 1778-1949

    Primarily the papers of Charles Mason Remey relating to his activities on behalf of the Baháï faith. Also includes papers of George Collier Remey (1841-1928) pertaining to his service with the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Boxer Rebellion; papers of Iowa jurist and temperance and women's rights advocate, Charles Mason (1804-1882); and papers of Mary ...

    • Contributor: Remey, Charles Mason
    • Date: 1778
  • Collection

    Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, ...

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

    • Contributor: Carnegie Institution of Washington
    • Date: 1686