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    Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

    • Contributor: Green, Constance McLaughlin
    • Date: 1920
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    Holden Chester Richardson papers, 1844-1946

    Naval officer. General and family correspondence, speeches, articles, book material, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Richardson's activities in aeronautics.

    • Contributor: Richardson, Holden Chester
    • Date: 1844
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    Howard Dearstyne papers, 1911-1988

    Architect, architectural historian, educator, and photographer. Correspondence, writings, lectures, exhibit brochures, art catalogs, artwork, and other papers relating primarily to Dearstyne's research on the history of the Bauhaus art school, the school's influence on the development of modern art and 20th century architecture, and two Bauhaus masters, Walter Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

    • Contributor: Dearstyne, Howard
    • Date: 1911
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    Henry Watterson papers, 1863-1920

    Journalist, author, and orator. Correspondence and other papers relating to Watterson's career as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal.

    • Contributor: Watterson, Henry
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Cerise C. Jack papers relating to the Sacco and Vanzetti case, circa 1921-1999

    Friend and supporter of Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, immigrant Italian anarchists tried and executed for murder. Correspondence from Vanzetti, Sacco, and Sacco’s wife, Rose Sacco, during the time of Sacco and Vanzetti’s incarceration. Also includes related correspondence, newletters, pamphlets, and bulletins chiefly of the Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee and the Sacco-Vanzetti National League.

    • Contributor: Jack, Cerise C.
    • Date: 1921
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    U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history interviews, 1976-2003

    Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Senate Historical Office with members and employees of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office
    • Date: 1976
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    James J. Davis papers, 1895-1946

    U. S. secretary of labor and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, investgation files, financial papers, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter relating to Davis's service as secretary of labor in three Republican presidential administrations, his tenure as senator from Pennsylvania, and as organizer and leader of the Loyal Order of Moose.

    • Contributor: Davis, James J. (james John) - Davis, James J.
    • Date: 1895
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    Columbia Broadcasting System radio scripts, 1929-1960

    Primarily entertainment programs of the 1930s and 1940s with a few news programs and documentaries. Programs include Adventures of Ellery Queen, Brave New World, City Hospital, Doorway to Life, Haunted House, Lux Summer Theater, Open Hearing, Pursuit of Happiness, Report to the Nation, and Showboat.

    • Contributor: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc
    • Date: 1929
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    Leontiĭ, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, papers, 1855-1962

    Head of the Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Chiefly bound volumes of diaries and correspondence records listing outgoing letters (1921-1960), documenting Leontiĭ's role as an educator, editor of the Russian American Orthodox Messenger (Russko-amerikanskīĭ pravoslavnyĭ vi͡estn), advisor to Russian Orthodox bishops, and advocate of Russian American Orthodox autonomy.

    • Contributor: Leontiĭ, Metropolitan of All America and Canada - Leonti
    • Date: 1855
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    Susan B. Anthony papers, 1846-1934

    Reformer and suffragist. Correspondence, diaries, daybook, speeches, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Anthony's writings, lectures, and other efforts on behalf of women's suffrage and women's rights. Includes material pertaining to the National Woman Suffrage Association, after 1890 the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and to the New York State Woman Suffrage Association.

    • Contributor: Anthony, Susan (susan Brownell) - Anthony, Susan
    • Date: 1846
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    Henry Bartholomew Cox collection, 1492-1960

    Professor of history. Correspondence and other material relating chiefly to French spoliation claims; and an autograph collection.

    • Contributor: Cox, Henry Bartholomew
    • Date: 1492
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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 - Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Gilmore, P. S. (patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen ... Sousa, John Philip - Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Gilmore, P. S. (patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (william) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (john W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (william Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1769
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    John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

    • Contributor: Toland, John
    • Date: 1944
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    Wesley Winans Stout papers, 1913-1954

    Editor. Chiefly editorial correspondence of Stout and his predecessor, George H. Lorimer, and other members of the editorial staff of the Saturday Evening Post.

    • Contributor: Stout, Wesley Winans
    • Date: 1913
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    Lucretia Rudolph Garfield papers, 1807-1958

    Wife of President James A. Garfield. Correspondence, family papers, biographical material, addresses, articles, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, memorial poetry, and other papers relating to the Garfield family, including the assassination of President Garfield.

    • Contributor: Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph
    • Date: 1807
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    John J. Sirica papers, 1932-1986

    Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles and books, speeches, notes, research materials calendars, case files, bench books, financial and legal material, family papers, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sirica's career as judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, especially to cases relating to the Watergate affair.

    • Contributor: Sirica, John J.
    • Date: 1932
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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
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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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    Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, Elliot L.
    • Date: 1780
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    Ralph Izard family papers, 1778-1826

    Continental congressman, United States senator from South Carolina, diplomat. Correspondence and miscellaneous material concerning the Izard family regarding domestic life and social affairs in Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and including the involvement of family members in managing their estate in South Carolina and the Tripolitan War.

    • Contributor: Izard, Ralph
    • Date: 1778
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    George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

    • Contributor: Kennan, George
    • Date: 1840
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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, 1936-1991

    Music teacher Mildred Spiegel Zucker was a childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein's, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship. The collection mostly consists of correspondence that Bernstein sent to Zucker dating from his time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York.

    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Date: 1936
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    Mary Elizabeth Hallock Greenewalt papers, 1918-1942

    Musician, inventor, and author. Correspondence, speeches, legal and financial records, draft of a book, biographical data, printed matter, and annotated photographs primarily relating to Greenewalt's invention of an art form called Nourathar (also Sarabet, Light-Score) that harmonized projected patterns of colored light with concert music.

    • Contributor: Greenewalt, Mary Elizabeth Hallock
    • Date: 1918
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    Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-1914

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, autograph collections, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers chiefly of Levi Woodbury and also of his son, Charles Levi Woodbury, and other family members.

    • Contributor: Woodbury, Levi
    • Date: 1638