Search Manuscripts/Mixed Materials

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    Frederick Albert Cook papers, 1881-1977 Physician, explorer, and author. Correspondence, manuscript and printed copies of books and essays, diaries, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, certificates, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Cook's expeditions to the Arctic (1891-1892 and 1901) with Robert E. Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson, to the Antarctic with Roald Amundsen's Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-1899), to Mt. McKinley (1906), to the North Pole (1907-1909), and ...
    • Contributor: Cook, Frederick Albert
    • Date: 1881
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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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    Silas Casey papers, 1771-1941 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, daybook, bills, receipts, commissions, and other papers relating to Casey’s naval service.
    • Contributor: Casey, Silas
    • Date: 1771
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    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950 This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...
    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge - Prokofiev, Sergey
    • Date: 1750
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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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    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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    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
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    Ruth Hetzel Harshaw papers, 1947-1967 Author and publicist. Correspondence, promotional material, scripts, program listings, broadcast schedules, a scrapbook, and other material concerning Harshaw's radio programs, Battle of Books, Carnival of Books, and The Hobby Horse Presents.
    • Contributor: Harshaw, Ruth Hetzel
    • Date: 1947
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895 French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.
    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Date: 1734
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    Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929 Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.
    • Contributor: Choate, Joseph Hodges
    • Date: 1745
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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929 Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...
    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Date: 1539
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    Abraham Lincoln papers, Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War. Includes two drafts of the Gettysburg address, material preserved by John G. Nicolay in his capacities as Lincoln's secretary and editor of the Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln (1905), a letter of condolence from Queen Victoria to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a small amount of material about Lincoln dated after ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
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    Lewis Whitfield Colson papers, 1894-1950 Soldier. Diaries of Colson's service with the United States Army 23rd Infantry Division in the Phillipines during the Spanish-American War, as well as related notes, photographs, and documentation that he collected on the history of the war with Spain and his experiences in the Far East.
    • Contributor: Colson, Lewis Whitfield
    • Date: 1894
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    Ebenezer Jackson papers, 1784-1873 Plantation manager. Chiefly letters from Jackson to his wife, Charlotte Fenwick Pierce Jackson, and his son, Ebenezer (1796-1874), relating to Jackson's operation of the Fenwick and Tattnall plantations near Savannah, Ga.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Ebenezer
    • Date: 1784
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    Noel Deisch papers, 1910-1937 Patent drafter. Typescript with holograph notes and corrections of Deisch's monograph, The Navigation of Interplanetary Space: A Study of the Question (Problem) of Flights to Other Worlds, the first serious scientific treatise in English on space travel; together with correspondence, articles, biographical material, and other papers relating to Deisch's patents and awards.
    • Contributor: Deisch, Noel
    • Date: 1910
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    William H. Emory papers, 1877-1948 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, conduct and rating books, photographs, and printed matter relating to Emory's command of the cruiser Yosemite during the Spanish-American War.
    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - Emory, William H.
    • Date: 1877
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    Sir Augustus John Foster papers, 1794-1844 British minister to the United States. Diaries, correspondence, and notes concerning Foster's assignment as a British diplomat to Washington, D.C., prior to the War of 1812, Naples (capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies), and Turin (capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
    • Contributor: Foster, Augustus John, Sir - Foster, Augustus John
    • Date: 1794
  • 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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    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: 1884
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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903
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    West Florida collection, 1764-1848 Minutes, a letterbook, journals, claims, financial records, land records, and other records of West Florida as a British colony and a republic.
    • Date: 1764
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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800 Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, the ...
    • Date: 1580
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
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    Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and ...
    • Contributor: Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland - Fukushima, Kazuo
    • Date: 1900
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    Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928 Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
    • Date: 1863