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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950 The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated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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    Eli T. Sheppard papers, 1872-1924 Diplomat and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Sheppard's work as a United States consul in Tienstin, China, and as an adviser in international law to the Japanese foreign office.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eli T.
    • Date: 1872
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    William Henry Harrison papers, Correspondence, addresses, letterbook, military records, family papers, genealogical chart, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Indian campaigns and affairs, the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, slavery, and Harrison's unsuccessful 1836 presidential campaign as Whig Party candidate. Includes a chronology of Harrison's life by his biographer, Freeman Cleaves. Correspondents include John Armstrong, William Eustis, Duff Green, John Johnston, Joel...
    • Contributor: Harrison, William Henry - Cleaves, Freeman
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    National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997 The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks, clippings, address books, notebooks, costumes, music, and books. In addition, the collection...
    • Contributor: National Negro Opera Company (U.S.) - Dawson, Mary Cardwell
    • Date: 1879
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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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    William A. Rusher papers, 1940-1989 Author, lawyer, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts and manuscripts of articles, books, book reviews, columns, minutes of meetings, reports, research notes, reference material, financial and legal papers, photographs, and other papers relating to Rusher's role as publisher of the National Review and the development of the conservative movement in American politics.
    • Contributor: Rusher, William A.
    • Date: 1940
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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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    National Association of Social Workers oral history interviews, 1978-1980 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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    Gerhard Colm papers, 1935-1968 Economist. Correspondence, articles, congressional testimony, reports, lectures, speeches, conference papers, book reviews, notes, course outlines, bibliographies, background material, and newspaper clippings documenting Colm's career as an economic policy advisor and professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Colm, Gerhard
    • Date: 1953
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    Harwood family papers, 1767-1940 Correspondence, documents, autographs, maps, and signed photographs relating to the naval career of A. A. Harwood (1802-1884), his collection of historical material, and papers of other members of the Harwood family.
    • Date: 1767
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    Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, Seven bound volumes containing diaries, journals, essays, log of household visitors, daily log of activities, household accounts, silhouettes of unidentified people, and other papers primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. There are gaps in the diaries, with a major one occurring during the years 1816-1827. Includes entries relating to the schedule and work of Thornton's...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau
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    Tom Raymond collection Collection of photographs taken by Tom Raymond documenting storytellers and audiences at the annual National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, Tennessee, from circa 1984 to 2003. Most are 35 mm color slides and negatives. The collection documents the major storytellers and performers at the festival with more than 1,500 photographs of storyteller Ray Hicks taken at the festival over the years and at his home in...
    • Contributor: Raymond, Tom
    • Date: 1984
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    William Jennings Bryan papers, 1877-1940 Author, lawyer, orator, United States representative from Nebraska, and secretary of state. Correspondence, military papers and other material relating mainly to the presidential campaign of 1896, the Spanish-American War, Bryan's efforts to preserve world peace during World War I, his career as a lecturer for the Chautauqua Institution and its affiliates, and his interest in prohibition, political and monetary reform, and religious issues.
    • Contributor: Bryan, William Jennings
    • Date: 1877
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    Frederick Haynes Newell papers, 1885-1931 Consulting engineer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, articles, subject files, and clippings relating mainly to Newell's service in the U.S. Reclamation Service and on the U.S. Public Lands Commission and the National Advisory Board for Fuels and Structural Materials.
    • Contributor: Newell, Frederick Haynes
    • Date: 1885
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    Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905 Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin China.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Edmund
    • Date: 1803
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    Mary Margaret McBride papers, 1926-1975 Radio commentator and author. Correspondence, articles, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to McBride's career in journalism.
    • Contributor: McBride, Mary Margaret
    • Date: 1926
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    Glenn Theodore Seaborg papers, 1866-1999 Nuclear chemist, public official, and educator. Journals, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, telephone and appointment logs, scientific research, speeches, writings, photographs, biographical material, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Seaborg's work as a nuclear chemist who codiscovered numerous chemical elements, as a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, California, and as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971.
    • Contributor: Seaborg, Glenn Theodore - Seaborg, Glenn T.
    • Date: 1866
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    Stephen C. Rowan papers, 1826-1890 United States Navy officer. Journals and a letterbook relating to Rowan's naval service.
    • Contributor: Rowan, Stephen C. (Stephen Clegg) - Rowan, Stephen C.
    • Date: 1826
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    Laurence A. Steinhardt papers, 1929-1950 Lawyer, economist, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, articles, speeches, financial papers, business records, legal papers, and other papers relating to Steinhardt's career as ambassador to Sweden, Peru, the Soviet Union, Turkey, Czechoslovakia, and Canada.
    • Contributor: Steinhardt, Laurence A. (Laurence Adolph) - Steinhardt, Laurence A.
    • Date: 1929
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    Owen Lattimore papers, 1907-1997 Orientalist, author, educator, and historian. Correspondence, journals, writings, reviews, speeches, research notes, interviews, reports, transcripts of hearings, and other papers pertaining to Lattimore's studies in Chinese and Mongolian history and linguistics, his appointment as a political advisor to Chiang Kai-shek, and his service as director of Pacific Operations in the United States Office of War Information Overseas Operations Branch, and as a member of...
    • Contributor: Lattimore, Owen
    • Date: 1907
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    George H. Stuart papers, 1792-1946 Businessman, evangelist, and collector of autographs. Correspondence mainly with political and military leaders from the Civil War, clippings, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Stuart, George H. (George Hay) - Stuart, George H.
    • Date: 1792
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    Captain Pearl R. Nye collection, 1937-1944 The collection is comprised of field recordings made in Akron, Ohio, by John A. Lomax (on June 27-28, 1937), and Alan Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax (on November 3, 1937), of songs performed by Pearl R. Nye related to life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, plus photographs of canal life (some hand-decorated by Nye), and correspondence between Nye and Harold Spivacke of the Library...
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Nye, Pearl R.
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    Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004 Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.
    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Date: 1869
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    Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982 Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's...
    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Date: 1850
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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