Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Ainsworth Rand Spofford papers, 1819-1970 Librarian of Congress. Chiefly correspondence during the years Spofford served as librarian of Congress and personal and family correspondence.
    • Contributor: Spofford, Ainsworth Rand
    • Date: 1819
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    David Maydole Matteson papers, 1876-1937 Historian and educator. Research notes, writings, and correspondence largely concerning Matteson’s research and writings on riots, frontier uprisings, labor strikes, slave revolts, and other civil disturbances in colonial and nineteenth-century America.
    • Contributor: Matteson, David Maydole
    • Date: 1876
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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921 Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...
    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Date: 1854
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974 Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.
    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Date: 1745
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    Louis Jay Hazam papers, 1937-1977 Television producer and author. Correspondence, scripts, writings, biographical material, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Hazam's career as a writer and producer of television documentaries.
    • Contributor: Hazam, Louis Jay
    • Date: 1937
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    Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900 Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.
    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Date: 1754
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    Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922 Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United States ambassador to France.
    • Contributor: Porter, Horace
    • Date: 1853
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    George Fielding Eliot papers, 1939-1971 Author, journalist, and military analyst. Correspondence, diary, biographical material, manuscripts of writings, drafts of various articles, notes, speeches and drafts of radio broadcasts, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Eliot's career as a newspaper columnist, contributor to periodicals, and military editor of Collier's Encyclopedia.
    • Contributor: Eliot, George Fielding
    • Date: 1939
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    Theodore Stark Wilkinson papers, 1893-1962 Naval officer. Personal and official correspondence, speeches, memoranda, diaries, biographical information, dispatches, transcripts, maps, plans, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Wilkinson’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Wilkinson, Theodore Stark
    • Date: 1893
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    Woman's Party Corporation records, 1918-1998 Women's rights organization. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, bylaws, notes, and printed matter relating chiefly to litigation between the Woman's Party Corporation and its parent group, the National Woman's Party.
    • Contributor: Woman's Party Corporation
    • Date: 1918
  • Manuscript/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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    Martin J. Sherwin collection relating to J. Robert Oppenheime... Author, biographer, and educator. Research material gathered for the writing of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, including interviews and oral histories, government records, topical files, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Sherwin, Martin J.
    • Date: 1910
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    Association Against the Prohibition Amendment records, 1917-1933 Anti-prohibition organization. Chiefly printed matter together with a copy of the group's certificate of foundation, annual reports, bibliographies of anti-prohibition writings, and a mailing list.
    • Contributor: Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
    • Date: 1917
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    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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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    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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    Joseph Pulitzer papers, 1897-1958 Newspaper editor and publisher. Family and general correspondence, subject material, business files, and personal financial papers relating primarily to Pulitzer's editorship of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
    • Contributor: Pulitzer, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
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    Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906 Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Date: 1854
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    Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910 Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.
    • Contributor: Shufeldt, Robert Wilson
    • Date: 1836
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    Charles Maccubbin papers, circa 1945-1988 United States Army officer. Manuscript and typewritten transcript of Maccubbin's memoir, his military service record, a map, and photographs relating chiefly to Maccubbin's military service from 1886 to 1919.
    • Contributor: Maccubbin, Charles
    • Date: 1945
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    George Sutherland papers, 1850-1944 Lawyer, United States senator from Utah, and associate justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, memoranda, legal briefs, and printed Supreme Court opinions by Sutherland.
    • Contributor: Sutherland, George
    • Date: 1850
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    Eger Vaughan Murphree papers, 1932-1963 Scientist, engineer, and businessman. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical material relating primarily to Murphree's activities as president of Esso Research and Engineering Company and as an official of the Fifth World Petroleum Congress.
    • Contributor: Murphree, Eger Vaughan
    • Date: 1932
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    Gustave Percival Wiksell papers, 1855-1939 Dentist. Correspondence, chiefly between Wiksell and Horace Traubel, relating to personal matters and literary topics, especially Walt Whitman. Also includes writings and printed matter relating to Traubel.
    • Contributor: Wiksell, Gustave Percival
    • Date: 1855
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1814
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    Untermeyer-Frost collection, 1913-1964 Letters from Robert Frost to Untermeyer concerning poetry, Frost’s philosophy, and their views and interests, together with photographs, published writings, and other material by and about Frost, including galley proofs of The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer (1963).
    • Contributor: Untermeyer, Louis
    • Date: 1913
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    Milton Rogovin papers, 1928-2006 Social documentary photographer. Correspondence, draft of autobiography and other writings, interviews, printed matter, Federal Bureau of Investigation file, and miscellaneous papers relating to Rogovin's work as a photographer, especially of working people of the world and the working-class neighborhoods of his home city, Buffalo, New York, and his publications and exhibitions as well as the political activism that underlay his art work.
    • Contributor: Rogovin, Milton
    • Date: 1928
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    Green Haywood Hackworth papers, 1912-1973 Jurist and lawyer. Correspondence, printed and near-print publications, articles, addresses, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hackworth's career as a legal advisor with the State Department and as a judge with the International Court of Justice.
    • Contributor: Hackworth, Green Haywood
    • Date: 1912
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    Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967 Editorial and publishers’ correspondence and preliminary readers’ reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.
    • Contributor: Book-Of-The-Month Clu
    • Date: 1939
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957 Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.
    • Date: 1794
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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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    Victor S. Clark papers, 1827-1944 Economist and author. Correspondence, financial statements, notes, clippings, reports on various areas and countries, and other data, largely pertaining to the Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, D.C., and the world situation. Also includes papers of Levi and LeRoy Davis, farmers and merchants of the Genesee River Valley in New York, during the 1800s.
    • Contributor: Clark, Victor S. (Victor Selden) - Clark, Victor S.
    • Date: 1827
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    Ira Eaker papers, 1917-1989 United States Army air corps officer, aviation pioneer, aircraft industry executive, and newspaper columnist. Part I consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, meetings minutes, printed material, and other papers documenting Eaker's military career in the aeronautical section of the United States Army, particularly his experiences in World War II. Part II consists of correspondence, memoranda, diaries speeches, writings, and scheduling and subject files pertaining ...
    • Contributor: Eaker, Ira
    • Date: 1917
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    John Fisher papers, 1777-1802 Military supply agent and merchant. Correspondence, memoranda, accounts, purchase and delivery orders, receipts, requisitions, invoices, and other financial and mercantile records relating primarily to the distribution of food and supplies to the Continental Army in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
    • Contributor: Fisher, John, Active - Fisher, John
    • Date: 1777
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    George Dewey papers, 1805-1949 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journal, military papers, financial papers, scrapbooks, and photographs chiefly relating to Dewey's activities as naval commander in the Far East during the Spanish-American War, especially at the battle of Manila Bay; as admiral and president of the General Board of the Navy ; president of the court of inquiry concerning Winfield Scott Schley; and commander-in-chief of naval winter maneuvers.
    • Contributor: Dewey, George
    • Date: 1805
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    Augustus S. Nicholson papers, 1861-1934 Marine officer. Correspondence, financial and legal records of the Nicholson family, and biographical material pertaining chiefly to Nicholson's career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Augustus S.
    • Date: 1861
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    James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-1995 Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.
    • Contributor: Emanuel, James A.
    • Date: 1922
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    Albert Gleaves papers, 1803-1946 Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, articles, books, scrapbooks, reports of the Asiatic Fleet, notebooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, biographical material, poetry, printed matter, and other papers relating to Gleaves's naval career and his writings.
    • Contributor: Gleaves, Albert
    • Date: 1803
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865 Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
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    Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1988 Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.
    • Contributor: Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Date: 1862
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    Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001 Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew) - Blackmun, Harry A.
    • Date: 1913
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    James L. Cathcart papers, 1785-1817 Diplomat. Journals and letterbooks relating chiefly to Cathcart’s capture (1785) by Algerians off Cape St. Vincent while he served on the schooner Maria of Boston, his eleven-year captivity, and the successive offices he held while a prisoner, becoming chief Christian secretary to the Dey of Algiers (1792). The letterbooks relate to his later service as United States consul (1797-1817).
    • Contributor: Cathcart, James L. (James Leander) - Cathcart, James L.
    • Date: 1785
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    Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992 Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.
    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Date: 1920
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    William Bebb papers, 1705-1849 Educator, lawyer, and governor of Ohio. Autograph letters and clipped signatures from an album started for Bebb by his father, Edward Bebb, and Samuel Roberts, Welsh political reformer and founder of a settlement in Tennessee. Includes autographs of British politicians, military leaders, authors, and missionaries. Letters collected by William Bebb himself include those from prominent Americans including John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, William ...
    • Contributor: Bebb, William
    • Date: 1705
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    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov papers, 1918-1974 Poet, novelist, literary critic, lecturer, and translator. Correspondence and notes with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of biographies, book reviews, essays, interviews, memoirs, novellas, novels, plays, poems, short stories, and translations of works by others.
    • Contributor: Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
    • Date: 1918
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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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    James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927 United States senator and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating mostly to Doolittle's Senate career and touching on the issues of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
    • Contributor: Doolittle, James R. (James Rood) - Doolittle, James R.
    • Date: 1859
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    Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982 Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.
    • Contributor: Tuve, Merle Antony
    • Date: 1901
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    William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, administrative files, printed matter, and newspaper clippings related to Brennan's activities as associate justice of the Supreme Court.
    • Contributor: Brennan, William J. (William Joseph) - Brennan, William J.
    • Date: 1945
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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
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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
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    Herman Langinger music publishing files, 1889-1972 Herman Langinger was a music engraver, printer, and editor for New Music Society of California and other influential music publishers. The collection contains pre-publication and published music materials, including annotated manuscript and holograph scores and proof copies, as well as correspondence with composers and publishing associates. It also includes a comprehensive run of published editions from New Music and various editions from other publishers ...
    • Contributor: Langinger, Herman - Cage, John - Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario - Chávez, Carlos - Cowell, Henry - Ives, Charles - Ruggles, Carl - Schoenberg, Arnold - Toch, Ernst - Varèse, Edgard
    • Date: 1889
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    Agnes Bellinger Tlingit collection, 1985 Collection comprises two videocassettes and a pamphlet on traditional music, dance, and other customs of the Tlingit nation of southeast Alaska.
    • Contributor: Bellinger, Agnes
    • Date: 1985
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    Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 Editor, publisher, and television producer. Correspondence, radio and television transcripts, card files, articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed ephemera, financial records, memoranda, and other papers relating primarily to Spivak's career in publishing, radio, and television.
    • Contributor: Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund) - Spivak, Lawrence E.
    • Date: 1917
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    William Orr papers, 1890-1939 Educator. Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and memorabilia relating primarily to Orr’s service as education adviser on a special mission for the YMCA in Europe. Includes articles and papers of his first wife, Charlotte Pettis Orr.
    • Contributor: Orr, William
    • Date: 1890
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    James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and ...
    • Contributor: Morgan, James Dudley
    • Date: 1674
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    Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926 Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack’s medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic “Darangen.”
    • Contributor: Hack, Charles W.
    • Date: 1800
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    George E. Belknap papers, 1857-1903 Naval officer. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, and miscellaneous papers relating to Belknap’s naval career.
    • Contributor: Belknap, George E. (George Eugene) - Belknap, George E.
    • Date: 1857
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    Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Rooseve... Correspondence, office files, press releases, scrapbook of clippings, and other printed material relating to the committee's activities in the 1936 presidential campaign.
    • Contributor: Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President
    • Date: 1936
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    Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway papers, 1941-1968 Economist Eliot Janeway, and his wife, Elizabeth Janeway, author. Mainly drafts of novels by Elizabeth Janeway, including The Accident, Daisy Kenyon, and The Walsh Girls, and a draft of Eliot Janeway’s The Economics of Crisis: War, Politics, and the Dollar. The Addition contains a 1941 diary and correspondence (1941-1948) of Eliot Janeway relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and presidential politics for the ...
    • Contributor: Janeway, Eliot
    • Date: 1941
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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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    William H.P. Blandy papers, 1913-1977 Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, and clippings relating chiefly to Blandy's World War II service as head of the United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance and afterward as director of Operation Crossroads, the atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.
    • Contributor: Blandy, William H. P. (William Henry Purnell) - Blandy, William H. P.
    • Date: 1913
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    Roger Jones family papers, 1649-1896 Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, financial and legal papers, miscellany, and printed matter, chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones (1625[?]-1701), who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), to Virginia in 1680, chronicling the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1649
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    Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990 Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business ...
    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Kresa, Helmy
    • Date: 1895
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    Franziska Boas collection, 1920-1988 Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas.
    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Date: 1920
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    James Thomas Ward papers, 1838-1897 Clergyman, author, and educator. Bound volumes of diaries, family and autobiographical material, notes and writings, and printed matter featuring Ward’s life and work as a circuit minister of the Methodist Protestant Church in Maryland and West Virginia, as pastor of the First Methodist Protestant Church in Philadelphia, as president of Western Maryland College from 1866 to 1886, and president of Westminster Seminary (later Wesley ...
    • Contributor: Ward, James Thomas
    • Date: 1838
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    National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) records, 1904-1953 Correspondence, official records, reports, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks containing form letters, press releases, and newspaper clippings relating to the committee. Includes reports on child labor conditions in various industries and minute books and proceedings of annual meetings and national conferences.
    • Contributor: National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
    • Date: 1904
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    Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862 Lawyer, statesman, jurist, and United States representative from Indiana. Principally correspondence from 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the House of Representatives.
    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb (Caleb Blood) - Smith, Caleb
    • Date: 1841
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    National Association for Universal Military Training records,... Correspondence and other organizational records of the National Association for Universal Military Training and its predecessor, the Association for National Service. Also includes personal papers of the founder of the organization, Henry Harrison Sheets.
    • Contributor: National Association for Universal Military Training
    • Date: 1904
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    George Thomas Washington papers, 1934-1949 Judge, official in the U.S. Office of the Attorney General, and law professor. Correspondence, articles, drafts of a book, personal and office files, legal memoranda, lecture notes, speeches, and memorabilia from Washington's career in government.
    • Contributor: Washington, George Thomas
    • Date: 1934
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    Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of... Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, ...
    • Contributor: Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska
    • Date: 1733
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    Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970 Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the United States Office of Science and Technology.
    • Contributor: Golovin, Nicholas E. (Nicholas Erasmus) - Golovin, Nicholas E.
    • Date: 1943
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    Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994 Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.
    • Contributor: Malik, Charles Habib
    • Date: 1888
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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
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    John James Beckley family papers, 1789-1918 Librarian of Congress and clerk of the United States House of Representatives. Correspondence, memorandum books, autobiography, scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers relating to John James Beckley and his son Alfred Beckley.
    • Contributor: Beckley, John James
    • Date: 1789
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    Alexander Vassiliev papers, 1895-2011 Journalist, author, espionage historian, and former KGB operative. Notebooks, file guide, concordance, legal documents, and notes compiled by Vassiliev from KGB files relating to KGB espionage activity in the United States during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Electronic files include material relating to VENONA, the code name for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service's project to analyze and decrypt Soviet communications primarily during ...
    • Contributor: Vassiliev, Alexander
    • Date: 1895
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    Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981 Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.
    • Contributor: Ribicoff, Abraham
    • Date: 1927
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    Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009 Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.
    • Contributor: Weyrich, Paul M.
    • Date: 1942
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    William Sowden Sims papers, 1856-1951 Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, military orders, biographical material, clippings, and other papers primarily documenting Sims's naval career and his work relating to naval reforms.
    • Contributor: Sims, William Sowden
    • Date: 1856
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    John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983 Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.
    • Contributor: Holmes, John Haynes
    • Date: 1899
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    Warren G. Child papers, 1907-1942 Naval officer. Diary kept by Child while serving aboard seaplane tenders and aircraft carriers and as superintendent of the Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Florida, including also photographs and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Child, Warren G. (Warren Gerald) - Child, Warren G.
    • Date: 1907
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    William T. Golden papers, 1950-1989 Scientist. Photocopies of reports, newspaper clippings, articles, and journal reprints relating primarily to the organization of the government's scientific efforts begun under President Harry S. Truman and to the creation of the President's Science Advisory Committee. Includes a photocopy of Golden's unpublished volume titled, "Government Military-Scientific Research: Review for the President of the United States."
    • Contributor: Golden, William T.
    • Date: 1950
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    Joseph C. Swidler papers, 1931-1997 Attorney and public power industry official. Articles, correspondence, legal papers, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, reports, and speeches relating primarily to Joseph C. Swidler's career as an attorney and government official.
    • Contributor: Swidler, Joseph C. (Joseph Charles) - Swidler, Joseph C.
    • Date: 1931
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    George C. Dyer papers, 1898-1988 United States Navy officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, speeches and lectures, research files, reports, biographical material, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dyer's naval career and to his publications, primarily his biographies of navy admirals during the World War II era.
    • Contributor: Dyer, George C. (George Carroll) - Dyer, George C.
    • Date: 1898
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    Theodore Marburg papers, 1859-1940 Diplomat, publicist, civic leader, and peace advocate. Scrapbooks and correspondence relating to Marburg's civic activities in Baltimore, Maryland, his belief in internationalism and advocacy for peace before and after World War I, and his role as United States minister to Belgium from 1912 to 1914.
    • Contributor: Marburg, Theodore
    • Date: 1859
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights... Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1900
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    William Allen papers, 1796-1879 Lawyer, farmer, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Ohio. Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, financial records, printed material, maps, and other papers largely relating to Allen's service as United States senator (1837-1848) and governor (1873-1875) of Ohio.
    • Contributor: Allen, William
    • Date: 1796
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1981 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1981 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Afro-Cuban music, rhythm and blues and boogie woogie music, Cambodian classical dance, and Irish music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from May through October 1981, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and ...
    • Contributor: Moloney, Mick - McComiskey, Billy - Burris, J. C. - Piano Red - Wiggins, Phil - Cephas, John - Borrell, Roberto
    • Date: 1981
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    James Alexander Robertson papers, 1816-1939 Editor, biographer, and archivist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, writings, subject files, and miscellany relating primarily to Robertson's activities and scholarship in Hispanic studies, especially Florida and the Philippines.
    • Contributor: Robertson, James Alexander
    • Date: 1816
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    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965 Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Sigmund Freud papers, Correspondence, holograph and typewritten manuscripts by Freud and others, patient case files, interviews, notebooks, family papers, genealogical data, legal documents, estate records, exhibit material, photographs and drawings, and other papers documenting Freud's founding of psychoanalysis including the birth and maturation of psychoanalytic theory, the refinement of its clinical technique, and the proliferation of its adherents and critics. Features Freud's early medical and clinical training; ...
    • Contributor: Freud, Sigmund
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994 Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September ...
    • Contributor: McLaughlin, David - Crowe, Josh - Cachao - Spottswood, Richard K. (Richard Keith)
    • Date: 1994
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    Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1836-1886 Abolitionist, author, and Congregationalist clergyman. Primarily drafts of Beecher’s sermons and a small amount of correspondence, seminary notes, notes for speeches and lectures, other writings, and miscellaneous material.
    • Contributor: Beecher, Henry Ward
    • Date: 1836
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    Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966 Nurse, leader of the birth control movement, and author. Correspondence, diaries (1914-1953), articles, speeches, lectures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and organizational records relating to Sanger's extensive activities on behalf of birth control in the United States and throughout the world.
    • Contributor: Sanger, Margaret
    • Date: 1900
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    Porter family papers, 1811-1881 Naval officers and authors. Papers of David Porter (1780-1843) and his son, David Dixon Porter (1813-1891) relating to their naval careers and families.
    • Date: 1811
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    Henry A. Wallace papers, 1931-1945 Author, editor, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs documenting Wallace's service as United States secretary of agriculture and United States vice president.
    • Contributor: Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard) - Wallace, Henry A.
    • Date: 1931
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    Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923 Chemist and physician. Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter, including letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and extensive correspondence with prominent European and American scientists.
    • Contributor: Morley, Edward Williams
    • Date: 1833
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    Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997 Newspaper editor and publisher, director of the Women’s Army Corps, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and businesswoman. Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby’s work during World War II as chief of the Women’s Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps.
    • Contributor: Hobby, Oveta Culp
    • Date: 1941