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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond

    A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...

    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793-1919

    Approximately 6,500 items from the Samuel F. B. Morse Papers in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress have been digitized, including correspondence, diaries, printed matter, maps, drawings and miscellany. These document Morse's invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the United States and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and ...

    • Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig

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    Life's story /

    Butin was a physician, and the first woman to become a member of both the Nebraska State and Fresno County (California) Medical societies. She financed the first suffrage campaign for women in California's San Joaquin Valley. Her autobiography provides a fascinating picture of rural/frontier medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

    • Contributor: Butin, Mary E. Ryerson - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1930
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    Front door lobby /

    This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional Committee.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood - Catt, Carrie Chapman - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    Must the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1951, be Applied in War Crimes Trials?

    ;JUST THE ;4ANWAL POR CdURi"S-~4ARTIBL, UMITED STATES, 1951, BE: APPLIBB IN WAR CRIbfZS T H Z A U ? Noel J. Ciprlano Major JAGC 1 May 13% TABU3 OF CONTENTS CMmER PAGB I. DEWLOPIBMT OF PROCEDtRE IN WAR ORZMES TRIAL6 . . Xntroductfon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WorldWarI....... ........ WorldWar I1 . . . ...

    • Contributor: Noel J. Cipriano - Cipriano, Noel J.
    • Date: 1954
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    Obedience to Orders as a Defense to a Criminal Act

    '. OBEDIENCE TO ORDEHS AS A: DEFENSE TO A CRIHlrIAL ACT A Thesis Presented to The Judge Advocate General's School; U. S. A;:,!'J.Y • The opinions and conclusions herein are those of the individual student author and do not necessarily represent the vie"Ts of either the Judge' Advocate General's School, U. S. Army, or any other governnental ?gency. References to this stUdy should include ...

    • Contributor: Jags - Norene, Luther N.
    • Date: 1971
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    Military Commissions

    THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL tS SCHOOL Charlottesville, ~ i r g h i a April M I L I T A R Y Lt, Col, Thomas C M. a , 1953 COMMISSIONS JAGC Major Joseph E Cooper, JAGC . 7 / ' e * - ' Captain W i l l i a m F, Goodman, JAGC Judge Advocates - TABLZ OF CONTENTS ---Page ...

    • Contributor: Marmon, Thomas C.
    • Date: 1953
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    Martial Law in Hawaii, December 7, 1941- April 4, 1943

    1'1.-lffil'IP.L V\vT IN HAI'lAn DE~~ER 7, 1941--APRIL 4, 1943 Foreword During the Fall of 1941 diplomatic relations between the United States a~d Japan, which had been steadily deteriorating, took a sudden turn fOl' the worse. In Hovember of that year envoys from Jzpan had cone to \.-!asblngton ostensibly for the purpose of settling by peac~:;ful nenns existing intarrational differences. Long p:cevio·:J.sly to these conferences ...

    • Contributor: Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Green, Usa (ret.) - Green, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1946
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    The Evolution of the Conservation Movement

    The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress. The collection consists of 62 books and pamphlets, 140 Federal statutes and Congressional resolutions, 34 additional legislative documents, ...

    • Date: 1850

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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in ...

    • Date: 1581

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    THE JURIDICAL CHlARACTER OF NONSTATUTORY MILITARY TRIBUNALS

    THE JURIDICAL CHliFiACTER O NONSTiYITJTORY F M I L I M Y TRIBUNALS A Thesis Presented To The Judge Advocate General's School The opinions and conclusions expressed h e r e i n a r e those of t h e i n d i v i d u a l s t u a e n t author and do n o t ...

    • Contributor: Major M. Douglas Hodges - Hodges, M. Douglas
    • Date: 1963
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    [Copyright registration application from claimant L. Frank Baum for The wonderful wizard of Oz and The Navy alphabet].

    Holograph letter, signed by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) dated July 28, 1900 to the Librarian of Congress requesting Copyright registration for two titles: The wonderful wizard of Oz (claiming rights for Baum as author and W.W. Denslow as illustrator), and The Navy alphabet (claiming rights for Baum as author and proprietor). Original letter accompanied by two title page deposits, and check for $2.20; the ...

    • Date: 1900

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    Miller NAWSA Suffrage Scrapbooks, 1897-1911

    Between 1897 and 1911 Elizabeth Smith Miller and her daughter, Anne Fitzhugh Miller, filled seven large scrapbooks with ephemera and memorabilia related to their work with women's suffrage. The Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller scrapbooks are a part of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division. These scrapbooks document the activities of the ...

    • Date: 1897

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    American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

    This collection of life histories consists of approximately 2,900 documents, compiled and transcribed by more than 300 writers from 24 states, working on the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers’ Project, a New Deal jobs program that was part of the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from 1936 to 1940. Typically 2,000-15,000 words in length, the documents vary in form from ...

    • Contributor: United States. Work Projects Administration - United States. Works Progress Administration - Federal Writers' Project - Writers' Program (u.s.)

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    Early Virginia Religious Petitions: A Collaborative Project between The Library of Congress and The Library of Virginia

    Early Virginia Religious Petitions presents images of 423 petitions submitted to the Virginia legislature between 1774 and 1802 from more than eighty counties and cities. Drawn from the Library of Virginia's Legislative Petitions collection, the petitions concern such topics as the historic debate over the separation of church and state championed by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, the rights of dissenters such as Quakers ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Virginia - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1999

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    Selections from the Martha Graham Collection

    (clockwise from top left) The Dance: Washington Festival [review]; "Graham Presents Copland's Ballet" [clipping] by Oscar Thompson; A unique dance by Martha Graham [clipping], 1926; [Tangara], photograph of Martha Graham. Dancer, choreographer, and company director Martha Graham (1894-1991) is considered one of the pioneering founders of American modern dance. In a career ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna ... Graham, Martha - Barber, Samuel - Copland, Aaron - Dello Joio, Norman - El-Dabh, Halim - Emmons, Beverly - Hindemith, Paul - Horst, Louis - Hovhaness, Alan - Karan, Donna - Lester, Eugene - Menotti, Gian Carlo - Noguchi, Isamu - Riegger, Wallingford - Rosenthal, Jean - Schuman, William - Skelton, Thomas R. - Starer, Robert - Ter-Arutunian, Rouben - Tipton, Jennifer - Weissberger, L. Arnold - Martha Graham Dance Company - Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance - Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance - Graham (martha) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896

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    The Hannah Arendt Papers

    This page links to the papers of author, educator, and political philosopher Hannah Arendt, which have become one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life

    • Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
    • Date: 1906
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    War Crimes Trials: Procedural Due Process: A Thesis

    WAR CRIMES TRIALS: PROCEDURAL DUE PROCESS A Thesis Presented To The Judge Advocate General's School, U. S. Anny The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the individual student author and do not necessarily represent the views of either The Judge Advocate General's School, U. S o Army, or any other governmental agency. Rsferences to this study should include the foregoing statement. bs ...

    • Contributor: Major Charles J. Baldree - Baldree, Charles, J.
    • Date: 1967
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    Irving Fine collection

    The bulk of the materials in the Irving Fine collection are musical scores and sketches which represent virtually the entire musical output of the composer, some of which have been cataloged individually and classified and shelved in ML96.F47, ML96.5.F47, ML30.3C.F55, and ML29c.F527. In addition there are photographs, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, as well as correspondence from 20th century musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Fine, Irving
    • Date: 2006
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    American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006

    This electronic presentation features selected materials from the physical American Colony in Jerusalem Collection. The full collection in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress represents well over 16,600 items stemming from the history of the American Colony, a non-denominational utopian Christian community founded by a small group of American expatriates in Ottoman Palestine in 1881. The collection focuses on the personal and ...

    • Contributor: American Colony (jerusalem) - Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Vester, Bertha Spafford

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    THE EXERCISING OF MILITARY AND EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OVER CIVILIANS AND WAR CRIMES

    TEE E X E R C I S I N G OF M I L I T A B Y AND E X T R A T E R R I T O R I A L J U R I S D I C T I O N OVEi? C I V I L I A K S AND tYAR C R I ...

    • Contributor: Major Eugene A. Steffen - Steffen, Eugene A.
    • Date: 1976