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  • Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, ca. 1830

    Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1830

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  • [Ivory hornbook] [realia]

    Title from spine of case. An eighteenth-century English hornbook with the alphabet in upper (recto) and lowercases (verso) inscribed on ivory. Repairs made to broken handle. Housed in a lined case (16 x 11 cm.) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Gift of Leonard Kebler, 1959.

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
  • Mertvyia Dushi

    Consists of the manuscript of a part of chapter 3 of the second part of Gogol's Dead Souls, including 13 original unpublished drawings, laid loose in a clamshell box. Ms. text is in ink; drawings and captions, ruled borders and decorative initial in pencil. Rosenwald 2059 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ VasilʹEvich
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1855

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  • Risalah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, untrimmed, in moderate condition; brown stains on bottom of many leaves. Black ink on title page; black and red ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-783. Naskhī script; 19 lines in written ...

    • Contributor: Budayrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1831

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  • Letter to W. von Zuccalmaglio by Mendelssohn with three lines notes written to [Frl. Wieck] and signed by R. Schumann, 1839 Dec. 4

    An autograph letter of Mendelssohn to Zuccalmaglio (researcher, poet, musician, and critic) with Robert Schumann. Manuscript | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839

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  • [Autograph letters, signed.]

    Rosenwald 1793 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800

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  • Serge Koussevitzky archive,

    The archive is a collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...

    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga - Music Division, Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection - Books
    • Date: 1880
  • Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln.

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858

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  • Slave code for the District of Columbia, 1860.

    Ms. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1860

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  • Catalogue.

    Ms. Catalog of the library of Thomas Jefferson, copied at his request by Nicholas Trist. The U.S. Congress having acquired the library in 1814, Trist apparently worked from a copy of the printed 1815 Library of Congress catalog specially marked by Jefferson in order to restore, in place of its alphabetical arrangement of each subject category, the original order of entries that Jefferson preferred. ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1823

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  • [Billedbog til Jonas Drewsen / compiled by Hans christian Andersen and A.L. Drewsen.]

    An original scrapbook of colored illustrations made by H.C. Andersen and his friend A.L. Drewsen for the grandson of the latter, Jonas Drewsen. The pictures were taken from American, English, and German papers, and from books and periodicals, and were mounted and colored. H.C. Andersen contributed poems and rhymes for 19 of the pictures. A transcription in manuscript of the poems, signed by Flemming ...

    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862

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  • [Letter to Julian Fontana]

    manuscript | [3] p. ; 18 cm. | In unknown hand, in ink. Abridged version of Chopin's Jan. 22, 1839 letter to Fontana. Includes photocopy of letter from Alexander Janta, in English, dated Apr. 18, 1958, regarding the authenticity of the item. German translation. Gift; Christian A. Zabriskie; Mar. 13, 1941. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??

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  • Aaron Copland collection

    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial material, photographs, awards, art work, and books. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Frédéric Chopin autograph letter to Julian Fontana, 1839 Oct. 4

    An autograph letter of Frédéric Chopin, written to Julian Fontana. English translation to be found in Voynich's translation of Opieński's collection of Chopin's letters, p. 211. manuscript | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. In ink, signed "Twój fr." On writing paper monogrammed G.S. (George Sand). Written from ...

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839

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  • Thomas Jefferson letter, 1813 Nov. 30.

    Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1813

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  • [Grabau album]

    Scrapbook. manuscript | 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 31 cm. | Scrapbook compiled by Fräulein Henriette Grabau, later Frau Bünau, containing (on p. [2] of cover) a watercolor of the Gewandhaus in Leipzig by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, with an excerpt from the opera Ali Baba by Luigi Cherubini in Mendelssohn's hand; holograph copies of Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne Worte, op. 85, no. 3, and op. ...

    • Contributor: Grabau, Henriette - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1836

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  • The alterations in the accompaniments of the Concerto in d

    manuscript score | 5 p., bound : music, port. ; 33 cm. | Holograph, in ink. Title from caption. At foot of p. 1: Mendelssohn's handwriting (alterations in his Concerto published by J.A. Novello)--Sabilla Novello. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1837

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