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    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
    • Date: 1858

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    Common Language, Separate Voices - John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations Although the US and England share the same language, these documents show the divergent uses and perspectives of English.
    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard
    • Date: 2010-07-22
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    Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987 The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks, encompassing the violinist's entire life. The correspondence, constituting a small part of the ...
    • Contributor: Heifetz, Jascha
    • Date: 1802
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    National Flute Association, Inc. archives, 1898-2002 The National Flute Association, Inc. Archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers and other volunteers serving the association, some business papers of the Executive Offices, manuscript and printed music, donations to the organization from individual members, and publications by the association.
    • Contributor: National Flute Association (U.S.) - Leeuwen, Arÿ Van
    • Date: 1898
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    [Letter, 1878 Feb.] 7, München [to Brahms] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | Hermann Levi. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. German conductor, Brahms's acquaintance in Hamburg in 1862; ...
    • Contributor: Levi, Hermann - Brahms, Johannes - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1878

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    Julius Gold collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscripts of Gold's theoretical writings, including unpublished translations of and commentaries on the writings of Bernhard Ziehn. Includes correspondence with colleagues Hans Joachim Moser, Lloyd Hibberd, and John Alden Carpenter; and students Winthrop Sargent, Frank Fragale, Meredith Willson, and Isaac Stern. The collection also includes programs, printed music, financial and legal papers, and photographs.
    • Contributor: Gold, Julius - Ziehn, Bernhard
    • Date: 1858
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    Eric Johnson collection of Ernest Bloch photographs, 1896-2008 The collection consists of photographic prints taken by Swiss-born American composer Ernest Bloch during the first half of the 20th century. These prints were developed during the 1970s by photographer Eric Johnson. The collection also includes a variety of research materials related to Bloch and his experiences with photography.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Eric - Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1896
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    Louise Talma papers, 1861-1998 Louise Talma was an American composer, pianist, and teacher. She was a student of Nadia Boulanger and a long-time resident of Fontainebleau and the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The collection consists of music manuscripts, harmony and teaching materials, correspondence, photographs, business papers, clippings, programs, publicity materials, writings, awards and other materials related to her career and her family's history.
    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • Date: 1861
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    Samuel P. Warren collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of correspondence, concert and recital programs, church service programs, and related materials that were either collected by Warren himself or given to him by his students, colleagues and others in the New York City and throughout the United States. The letters in the collection, all addressed to Warren, are from a variety of sources, including Warren's pupils who later received some ...
    • Contributor: Warren, Samuel P.
    • Date: 1840
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    Jacobo Ficher collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection comprises practically all the composer's works, mainly holograph manuscript scores in all major categories of composition. It also includes documents, correspondence (to and from Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Chávez, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Vivian Fine, Alberto Ginastera, Paul Kletzki, Nicolai Malko, Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Rubinstein, Nicolas Slonimsky, Leopold Stokowski, and others), writings, programs, and scrapbooks.
    • Contributor: Ficher, Jacobo
    • Date: 1864
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    Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981 Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born composer, violinist, conductor and photographer. The collection, which documents his life and work, includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, clippings, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal papers, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Date: 1888
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    Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of Congress librarians and administrators is ...
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
    • Date: 1894
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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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    Charles Tournemire collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook on Le sang de la sirène, books, and a journal.
    • Contributor: Tournemire, Charles
    • Date: 1868
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    Adolph Bolm collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection documents Bolm's career both in Russia and the United States with various companies, including Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, Ballet Intime, Adolph Bolm Ballet, Chicago Civic Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Ballet Theatre. It contains photographs, including many of Bolm in costume for various dance roles and with Tamara Karsavina, his frequent partner from the Ballets Russes. There is a large amount ...
    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolph
    • Date: 1895
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    Von Tilzer / Gumm collection, 1878-1959 The Von Tilzer / Gumm Collection consists of both personal and professional papers of composer and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946) and his brother, H. Harold Gumm (1881 or 82-1973), who was a lawyer, agent, and producer in the entertainment business. After having served as attorney for the Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co. (HVTMPC) for several decades, Harold Gumm served as executor ...
    • Contributor: Von Tilzer, Harry - Gumm, H. Harold - Singer, Dolph - Nordstrom, Frances - McCree, Junie
    • Date: 1878
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    Louise Talma papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of materials related to Talma's life and career and her family's history. The music materials chiefly consist of holograph manuscript scores, sketches, tone rows, and photo-reproduced manuscripts bearing annotations in the composer's hand. Many works are accompanied by errata, correspondence, programs, notes, and other items of interest. The collection also contains scores by other composers, most notably Lukas Foss, with whom ...
    • Contributor: Talma, Louise
    • Date: 1861
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
    • Date: 1831
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    James Forman papers, 1848-2005 Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.
    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Date: 1848
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    [Billedbog til Jonas Drewsen /
    Original picture book Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    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 ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Peggy Clark papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection contains materials related to Clark's life and career. The Project Files series features an alphabetical list of Broadway musicals, plays, revues, and dance recitals. Materials for each title are thematically arranged (lighting, contracts, props, etc.) to mirror the organization of Clark's original production notebooks. These can and often do include oversized lighting plots, scenic renderings, posters, and costume sketches. Many also contain ...
    • Contributor: Clark, Peggy
    • Date: 1880
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    Mannes - Damrosch collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, music, programs, clippings, artwork, photographs, awards, and other materials. Biographical materials include a copy of autobiography of Leopold Damrosch and memoirs of Marie von Heimburg, the aunt of Clara, Frank, and Walter Damrosch. Both items also exist in Damrosch-Tee Van Collection and Damrosch-Blaine Collection. The correspondence consists of letters between members of the Mannes and Damrosch families and other ...
    • Contributor: Mannes, David
    • Date: 1848
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    Emile Berliner collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Textual materials in the collection include family and business correspondence, Emile Berliner's drawings and notes relating to experiments and other matters, printed and typed Berliner speeches, patents, printed reports and bound volumes concerning patent litigation and related topics, and scrapbooks. The photographs are both studio portraits and informal snapshots of Berliner, his family, his associates, and his inventions. Artifacts include telephone, gramophone, and lab ...
    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Kitāb al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah /
    كتاب الملاحة في علم الفلاحة / | ʻAlam al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    According to Ismāʻīl Bāshā Bābānī's Kitāb īḍāḥ al-maknūn fī al-dhayl ʻalá Kashf al-ẓunūn, this text is a summary of Jāmiʻ fawāʼid al-malāḥah, by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Raḍī al-Ghazzī; it consists of 10 chapters and an epilogue.
    • Contributor: Nābulusī, ʻabd Al-Ghanī Ibn Ismāʻīl
    • Date: 1854
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    Sakusen ryōshoku kyūyō kyōtei. Gun narabini dantai no undō oyobi seishi.
    作戰糧食給養教程. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. On double leaves, oriental style binding (fukurotoji). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. LC copy has "WDC 220123" penciled-in. Handwritten with brush on "陸軍經理學校" stationery; "明治三十二年七月中騰寫ノ分" written in red. LC copy has "陸軍經理學校臧書" stamped. DLC
    • Date: 1899