Manuscript/Mixed Material[Breviary]. Ms. Written in Paris. The primary contents, written probably in the 3rd quarter of the 13th cent., are on leaves 18-505 (as foliated in modern pencil). Additional matter added closer to 1300 is on leaves 6-15 and 507-562. In Latin. Imperfect: 4 leaves of the calendar (all after Apr. 30) and 4 leaves of the Psalter (4 beginnings of liturgical divisions) wanting. These 8...
- Contributor: Catholic Church - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1260
Manuscript/Mixed Material[Codex diplomaticus.]
Washington codex | Book of privileges | Columbus codex Cataloged from surrogates: information from de Ricci and J.W. Hessler. Christopher Columbus Book of privileges ..., 2014. Documents in Spanish and Latin. Ms. codex cartulary. The work of several scribes in script typical of the early 16th century. Number of lines per folio: approximately 26-approximately 40 lines. Some elaborate initials, decorated with flourishes and bands. Modern binding, English or American Russia leather. Copied by...
- Contributor: Columbus, Christopher - Everett, Edward - Everett, William - Spain. Sovereign ( : Ferdinand V and Isabella I) - Catholic Church. Pope ( : Alexander VI) - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1502
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CollectionGeorge S. Patton papers, 1807-1979 United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches and lectures, military papers, scrapbooks, military publications, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Patton's military career as a student at the U.S. Military Academy (1904-1909), member of John J. Pershing's Punitive Expedition into Mexico (1916), aide-de-camp to Pershing and later tank commander in Europe during World War I, and commander of forces...
- Contributor: Patton, George S. (George Smith) - Patton, George S.
- Date: 1807
CollectionCaleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 United States cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, notes, notebooks, legal file, business papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, maps, photographs, and other papers reflecting Cushing's role in national and international affairs of the mid-nineteenth century.
- Contributor: Cushing, Caleb
- Date: 1785
CollectionHenry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 Author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative...
- Contributor: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
- Date: 1788
CollectionShaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937 Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers...
- Date: 1676
CollectionJames Whitcomb Riley papers, 1883-1915 Author and poet, of Indianapolis, Indiana; sometimes known as the "Hoosier Poet." Correspondence and manuscript and typescript poems. Includes a drawing by Riley of his friend, Bill Nye.
- Contributor: Riley, James Whitcomb
- Date: 1883
CollectionEdwin Arlington Robinson papers, 1913-1940 Poet. Chiefly holograph manuscripts of poems by Robinson including “Amaranth,” “Lancelot and Guinevere,” “Old King Cole,” “Talifer,” “The Master,” and “Tristram.” Also includes correspondence (1924-1932).
- Contributor: Robinson, Edwin Arlington
- Date: 1913
CollectionElbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives,...
- Contributor: Gerry, Elbridge
- Date: 1772
CollectionE.G. Squier papers, 1841-1888 Archaeologist, diplomat, author, editor, and businessman. Correspondence, business records, diplomatic records, articles, lectures, and other writings, reference and bibliographic notes, drawings, maps, scrapbooks of clippings, and other papers relating to Squier's diplomatic career as U.S. chargé d'affairs in Central America (1849-1858), U.S. commissioner to Peru (1863-1865), and Honduran consul general in New York, N.Y. (1863-1873), and Squier's studies and writings in archaeology and ethnology.
- Contributor: Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George) - Squier, E. G.
- Date: 1841
CollectionHenry Clay family papers, 1732-1927 Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family.
- Contributor: Clay, Henry
- Date: 1732
CollectionEarl Warren papers, 1864-1974 Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Includes personal, family, and official correspondence;...
- Contributor: Warren, Earl
- Date: 1864
CollectionDaniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 Lawyer, statesman, and diplomat; United States representative from New Hampshire and United States senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts for speeches, legal papers, invitations, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, chiefly dating from 1824 to 1852. Topics include Webster's law practices and cases heard before the United States Supreme Court, the Bank of the United States, diplomacy, national and state politics,...
- Contributor: Webster, Daniel
- Date: 1800
CollectionCarter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974 Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.
- Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
- Date: 1736
CollectionDavid D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency...
- Contributor: Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Porter, David D.
- Date: 1799
CollectionBrotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968 Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and...
- Contributor: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
- Date: 1920
CollectionWilliam Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952 Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary career and public service, including letters from Theodore Roosevelt discussing...
- Contributor: Foulke, William Dudley
- Date: 1470
CollectionHerndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933 Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing...
- Date: 1824
CollectionEric Sevareid papers, 1930-1992 Journalist, radio and television commentator, and author. Includes correspondence, fan mail, radio and television scripts, news analyses, lectures, speeches, writings, book and subject files, awards, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers but primarily consisting of scripts of Sevareid's radio and television news broadcasts and analyses documenting his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System from World War II as a correspondent in Burma,...
- Contributor: Sevareid, Eric
- Date: 1930
CollectionWilliam 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
CollectionAllen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973 Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.
- Contributor: Astin, Allen Varley
- Date: 1939
CollectionHenry Putney Beers papers, 1910-1992 Historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, book reviews, reports, and other papers relating primarily to Beers's work as a bibliographer in American history.
- Contributor: Beers, Henry Putney
- Date: 1910
CollectionHenry Brandon papers, 1939-1994 Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. Documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with...
- Contributor: Brandon, Henry
- Date: 1939
CollectionSid Caesar papers, 1950-1963 Actor and comedian. Chiefly annotated working scripts for "Your Show of Shows" (1950-1954), the television series in which Caesar appeared with Imogene Coca, Howard Morris, and Carl Reiner; and scripts and production files for "Caesar's Hour" (1955-1957), the series in which he appeared with Janet Blair, Nanette Fabray, and Morris and Reiner.
- Contributor: Caesar, Sid
- Date: 1950
CollectionFrederick 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