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    Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palm-leaf manuscript from Orissa; illustrations on every page; wooden covers highlighted in red with single threaded hole in middle; encased in box (10 x 49 x 29 cm). In Sanskrit (in Oriya script). digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16

    • Date: 17??
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    [Baidha saphu]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collections of stotra used in getting rid of planetory influences.

    • Date: 1732
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.

    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm - Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1772
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    Munājāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.

    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1797
  • Photos, Prints, Drawing

    Journal, 1779-1796, Spring 1789 entry

    1 item. | Holograph page from the journal of Elizabeth Foote Washington discussing her relationship with her servants.

    • Contributor: Washington, Elizabeth Foote
    • Date: 1789
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.

    • Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (berkshire)
    • Date: 1796
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    William Perry sea journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, ...

    • Contributor: Perry, William
    • Date: 1797
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    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,

    Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect ...

    • Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1743

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    George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1762
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    [Autograph letter to Karl Amenda]

    Correspondence. manuscript | [1] leaf ; 22 cm. | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 36. (Citation/Reference). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1799

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart autograph letter to Nannerl, 1770 Mar. 3

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 16 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Mozart and his family, 82a. (Citation/Reference). In German. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1770

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  • Collection

    Oliver Daniel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, Daniel's writings and research materials, programs, promotional materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and periodicals. The Correspondence series contains letters from important composers, conductors and other musical figures of the day, including Leopold Stokowski, Henry Cowell, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Lou Harrison, Aaron Copland, and Ernst Krenek. There is a significant amount of materials relating to the ...

    • Contributor: Daniel, Oliver - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Harrison, Lou - Kay, Ulysses - Riegger, Wallingford - Serebrier, José
    • Date: 1759
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    Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 editions of books on music, literature and theater, libretti and synopses, souvenir books and ...

    • Contributor: Diaghilev, Serge
    • Date: 1750
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    Otto Klemperer archive, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The archive consists of Otto Klemperer's papers which document his life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, including holograph scores and sketches, copyists' printed scores and parts, and musical arrangements; correspondence; family papers; writings by and about Klemperer; interviews with Klemperer and others; legal and financial documents; clippings; programs, including many from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; photographic materials; materials related to ...

    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Date: 1792
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    The transit of Venus march Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Sheet music, Sound recordings, Drawings/engravings. In June of 2004, the Library of Congress joined with NASA in celebrating this rare celestial event (the silhouette of the planet Venus again crossing the face of the Sun) by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to this music, which can be printed directly from this ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1769
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    Opinions of learned counsel. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno ...

    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
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    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Date: 1739
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    Théatre de Voltaire / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title lettered on case. 45 mounted pencil and pen sketches for the illustrations to the Collection complète des oevres de Voltaire, Genève, Cramer, 1768-96. Rosenwald 1604 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Provenance: Marquis de Fourquevaulx, Emmanuel Bocher, Louis Orly-Roederer. Should be recat at some point as type K

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Date: 1760
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    [Portraits engr. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Rosenwald 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Blake, William
    • Date: 1790
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    Hōmyō dōji. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. With no borders, text chiefly in 10 vertical lines, on some paper with design patterns in blue and gold. Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, with title piece in red; also lined with gold paper. Exact size of the book: 29.8 ...

    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb : al-mulakhkhaṣah maʻa taqrīb al-maʻānī wa-ḍabṭ al-qawāʻid wa-al-mabānī fī ghayr hādhā al-kitāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. is a commentary in two parts on the author's treatise on mathematics (Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb).

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Bannāʼ, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Kitāb sharḥ al-Lumaʻ fī al-ḥisāb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a commentary on al-Lumaʻ al-yasīrah fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Hāʼim. According to the colophon, the author stated that he finished writing the commentary on 27 Ramaḍān 873 [10 April 1469] in Abū Tīj in al-Ṣa'īd, [Egypt].

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??