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    Percival Flack Brundage papers, Family and general correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, financial records, legal records, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Brundage's service as director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget and to his activities with the Atlantic Council of the United States; Federal Union; Price, Waterhouse & Company; and Project Hope. Subjects include the federal budget; economic policy; development of the Hillsboro community ...
    • Contributor: Brundage, Percival Flack
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    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity a... Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.
    • Contributor: N'diaye, Diana - N'diaye, Diana Baird - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-01-30
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    Karl Jay Shapiro papers, Drafts, typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of Shapiro's published and unpublished articles, essays, lectures, and writings relating chiefly to the nature of poetry and its place in American society. Includes drafts of his books, The Bourgeois Poet (1964) and To Abolish Children and Other Essays (1968).
    • Contributor: Shapiro, Karl
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    National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975 National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to promote congressional passage of the federal woman suffrage amendment and the Equal ...
    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Date: 1850
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    Daniel Edgar Sickles papers, Correspondence, speeches, documents, legal and financial records, clippings, printed matter, and other papers. Includes drafts of reports to the U.S. secretary of state while Sickles was serving as U.S. minister to Spain (1869-1873) relating, in part, to the Cuban Insurrection (1868-1878) and the Virginius affair. Other topics include Sickles's service as U.S. representative in the 53rd Congress and as chairman (1886-1912) of the New ...
    • Contributor: Sickles, Daniel Edgar
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    "So"renpō no keizai jōhō ni kansuru ken.
    「ソ」聯邦ノ經濟情報ニ關スル件. | Sorenpō no keizai jōhō ni kansuru ken
    Ms. Caption title. Confidential "Himitsu" written in red. Typewritten, carbon copy on "Rikugun" stationery. On double leaves. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website.
    • Date: 1945
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    Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, Transcripts of manuscripts pertaining to admiralty courts and cases, trade, and political affairs. Collected by Andrews from various repositories in England for use in his writings on American colonial history.
    • Contributor: Andrews, Charles McLean
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    Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985 Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers, Joseph Medill and Robert Rutherford McCormick, grandfather and brother ...
    • Date: 1792
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    E.H. Vestine papers, Correspondence, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers concerning Vestine's career as a physicist and his work on geomagnetics, seismology, and cosmic rays with the Carnegie Institution of Washington and the Rand Corporation. Documents his activities with the International Scientific Radio Union, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for International Year of the Quiet Sun, National Research Council (U.S.) Geophysics Research Board, and World Magnetic ...
    • Contributor: Vestine, E. H. (Ernest Harry)
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    Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.
    • Contributor: Mamoulian, Rouben
    • Date: 1740
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    Alexander King papers, 1953-1987 Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against Jews in Connecticut.
    • Contributor: King, Alexander
    • Date: 1953
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    Val Lewton papers, Correspondence, film scripts, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Lewton's career as a publicity writer and as a story editor for David O. Selznick at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1928-1942); as scriptwriter and producer of Cat People and other horror films for RKO Radio Pictures, inc. (1942-1947); and as novelist, especially as author of No Bed of Her Own (1932).
    • Contributor: Lewton, Val
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    Winyo concert collection, Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert featuring the Kenyan artist, Winyo, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 1, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Born Shiphton Onyango, Winyo adopted the artistic name "Winyo," which is a Luo word for "bird." The Luo are a tribe from the Lake Victoria region ...
    • Date: 2014
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    [Unnamed Sufi treatise] Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.
    • Date: 1520
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    Shōwa nijūnen gogatsubun kantai keihi shiharaidaka shirabe (N...
    昭和二十年五月分艦隊經費支拂高調 (南西諸島海軍航空隊宮古島派遣隊). | Shōwa 20-nen 5-gatsubun kantai keihi shiharaidaka shirabe (Nansei Shotō Kaigun Kōkūtai Miyakojima Hakentai)
    Ms. (handwritten carbon copy). Caption title. Second sheet has "Shōwa nijūnen shigatsubun ..." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Website. With an envelope from "神奈川縣高座郡綾瀬村厚木航空基地 ..." to "東京都 ... 海軍省経理局長"
    • Date: 1945
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    Caleb B. Smith papers, 1841-1862 Lawyer, statesman, jurist, and United States representative from Indiana. Principally correspondence from 1849, the last year of Smith's term as a Whig from Indiana in the House of Representatives.
    • Contributor: Smith, Caleb (Caleb Blood) - Smith, Caleb
    • Date: 1841
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    Willard H. Brownson papers, Correspondence, letterpress books, diaries, cruise book, night order books, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Brownson's naval career. Includes material on his official and personal dealings with President Theodore Roosevelt, Presley Marion Rixey, and Brownson's resignation from the U.S. Navy Dept. Bureau of Navigation over the Rixey Affair in 1907.
    • Contributor: Brownson, Willard H. (Willard Herbert)
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    William H. Conkling papers, Correspondence with Charles A. Lindbergh, speeches, writings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Lindbergh's cross-country airmail route which included service to Springfield, Ill., and his flight from New York to Paris. Includes a philatelic cover which Lindbergh carried aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his trans-Atlantic flight and mailed to Conkling from Paris.
    • Contributor: Conkling, William H.
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    Forrest David Mathews papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Mathews service as U.S. secretary of health, education, and welfare in the Gerald R. Ford presidential administration. Subjects include abortion, aging, desegregation, economic opportunity, and education.
    • Contributor: Mathews, Forrest David
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    Harry A. Blackmun papers, Correspondence, appointment books, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings chiefly documenting Blackmun's career as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1970-1994) and as judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals (8th Circuit). Also includes material relating to his boyhood in Saint Paul, Minn., his undergraduate and law school studies at Harvard University, his private law practice in Minneapolis, Minn., ...
    • Contributor: Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew)
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    Brendan Carey Block concert collection, Sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by fiddler Brendan Carey Block and friends from New Hampshire presenting Cape Breton fiddle music on May 28, 2009 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs of the event by Megan Halsband.
    • Contributor: Block, Brendan Carey - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2009
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    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998 This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.
    • Contributor: Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario
    • Date: 1822
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    Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah ...
    هذا كتاب اللمعة الماردنية في شرح الياسمينية في علم الجبر والمقابلة ...
    Text is a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.
    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al-Māridīnī, Badr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1874
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    Michael Shiner diary, Diary describing events in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Shiner, Michael
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    Nazimova collection, Correspondence, programs, press clippings, and scrapbooks documenting the American stage and film career of the Russian-born actress Nazimova, particularly during the silent film era. Includes letters (1903-1943) from Nazimova to her sister, Nina Lewton; many early letters are in Russian but most have English translations. Other letters (1927-1940) are written to her friend, Leona Scott. Also includes a memoir by her niece, Lucy Olga ...
    • Contributor: Nazimova
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    Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903 Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.
    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Date: 1809
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    Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does... Jonathan Dueck presented "Empires, Multiculturalisms and Borrowed Heartsongs: What Does It Mean to Sing Russian/Mennonite Songs?" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As "colonists" in 19th-century Russia, Mennonites sang German diasporic choral musics and borrowed Russian choral musics; when war drove many to North America, Mennonites drew on this repertoire and borrowed new repertoires to forge ...
    • Contributor: Dueck, Jonathan - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008-05-21
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    William L. Taylor papers, Correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, reports, speeches, writings, testimony, transcripts of interviews, and other material related primarily to civil rights legislation and efforts to defeat the nominations of Robert H. Bork and Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court. Subjects include the Civil Rights Acts of 1990 and 1991, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the NAACP ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, William L.
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    Robert H. Bork papers, Personal and official correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, writings, research notes, legal briefs and opinions, legal case files, family papers, and other papers primarily documenting Bork's career as a lawyer, legal scholar, professor of law, and federal appellate court judge. Documents his work as U.S. Department of Justice Solicitor General, law professor at Yale University, scholar and fellow with the American Enterprise Institute for Public ...
    • Contributor: Bork, Robert H.
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    People's Legislative Service records, Correspondence, writings, speeches, press releases, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating primarily to the 1924 presidential campaign of Robert M. La Follette and Burton K. Wheeler. Includes material pertaining to the Progressive Party and to the Conference for Progressive Political Action.
    • Contributor: People's Legislative Service
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    Arno A. Penzias papers, Correspondence, speeches, writings, scientific articles, interviews, topical files, printed matter, digital files, photographs, and other papers relating to Penzias's career as an astrophysicist and executive at Bell Telephone Laboratories, later Lucent Technologies, and as a venture capital partner with New Enterprise Associates. Documents the discovery by Penzias and fellow Nobel Prize winner Robert Woodrow Wilson of cosmic background radiation emanating from beyond our galaxy ...
    • Contributor: Penzias, Arno A.
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    Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office dra... Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the U.S. Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division. Reflects the interests of early researchers and the desire of later curators to preserve rare samples of early drama. Genres include farce, melodrama, musicals, satire, and vaudeville. Subjects include city life, ethnic and immigrant groups, exploration, foreign influences, inventions, plight of the poor, theater, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīy...
    كتاب الجدول في الحساب السنين العربية و الرومية /
    The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.
    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻabd Al-Laṭīf.
    • Date: 18??
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    Lavinia L. Dock papers, Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to Dock's work with the American Association of the Red Cross, the Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., and the International Council of Nurses. Includes collected writings by others on nursing. Dock's letters reflect her support of the Soviet Union and world socialism and her efforts to bring Russian nurses into the International Council of ...
    • Contributor: Dock, Lavinia L.
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    Frederick Gardner Cottrell papers, 1896-1951 Chemist and inventor. Diaries, notebooks, notes, scientific papers, writings, and miscellany relating primarily to Cottrell's work and daily routines as a research chemist and scientist.
    • Contributor: Cottrell, Frederick Gardner
    • Date: 1896
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    Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.
    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Date: 1894
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    Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun ... Marce Lacouture, David Greely, and Kristi Guillory perform traditional Cajun music at the Library of Congress. This concert is part of the Homegrown Concert Series, presented by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010-06-23
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.
    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
    • Date: 1902
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    H. Kent Hewitt papers, 1903-1972 Naval officer. Correspondence, naval planning memoranda, writings, and newspaper clippings documenting Hewitt's naval career, especially as commander of United States naval forces in the Mediterranean during World War II.
    • Contributor: Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent) - Hewitt, H. Kent
    • Date: 1903
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    Keith M. Little collection Veterans History Project (U.S.) The collection contains an interview with Keith M. Little about his Marine Corps service during World War II in the Pacific Theater as a Navajo code talker and a documentary entitled The Face Behind the File: American Indian Veteran in which Little is featured.
    • Contributor: Little, Keith M.
    • Date: 2004
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    Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859 Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and Great Britain, and United States foreign relations and politics. Other material concerns Bourne’s ...
    • Contributor: Bourne, Sylvanus
    • Date: 1775
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    David Glasgow Farragut papers, 1816-1869 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, biographical file, invitations, and other material relating primarily to Farragut's naval activities, especially his role in the protection of American interests in Mexico during the pre-Civil War period.
    • Contributor: Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1816
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    Eliakim Littell correspondence, Correspondence pertaining primarily to Littell's work as publisher of the Museum of Foreign Literature and Science and of Littell's Living Age. Includes material relating to Littell's interest in establishing public institutions for higher learning. Correspondents include James Buchanan, John C. Calhoun, DeWitt Clinton, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and William Hickling Prescott.
    • Contributor: Littell, Eliakim
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    Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954 Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.
    • Contributor: Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton) - Terrell, Robert H.
    • Date: 1870
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    Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, Extensive correspondence of both Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel, including letters exchanged between them; diary notes and journals (1873-1917) kept by Horace Traubel, including daily record (1888-1892) of his visits and conversations with Walt Whitman published as With Walt Whitman in Camden (1906); literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism and miscellaneous writings by the Traubels and other authors; correspondence, literary mss., publishing and ...
    • Contributor: Traubel, Horace - Traubel, Anne Montgomerie - Traubel, Gertrude - Whitman, Walt
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    Warren G. Child papers, Diary (1920-1930) kept by Child while serving aboard seaplane tenders and aircraft carriers and as superintendent of the naval flight school, Pensacola, Fla.; and printed matter and photographs chiefly relating to naval aviation between World War I and World War II.
    • Contributor: Child, Warren G. (Warren Gerald)
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    Lars Schmidt papers, The collection, which documents the careers of Schmidt and his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman, includes correspondence, production materials, photographs, business papers, scrapbooks, and other materials related to his life and work. A large portion of the materials are in Swedish and French. Schmidt operated several business enterprises over the course of his career, beginning with Lars Schmidt & Company. The Business Papers series contains ...
    • Contributor: Schmidt, Lars
    • Date: 1910
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    Jackie Robinson papers, Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, fan mail, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, baseball contracts, subject files, financial and legal records, military records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Robinson's career as a baseball player and corporate executive, and to his participation in political activities, religious and civic organizations, the civil rights movement, and media affairs. When Jackie Robinson began his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers ...
    • Contributor: Robinson, Jackie
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    John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943 Presidential secretary and biographer. Correspondence, research notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material documenting Nicolay's public career, particularly his tenure as secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and his numerous literary activities, including his works on Lincoln.
    • Contributor: Nicolay, John G. (John George) - Nicolay, John G.
    • Date: 1811
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    Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the ...
    • Contributor: Morris, Gouverneur
    • Date: 1771
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    Rich Remsberg: Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music from the Great De... Showcasing American music and music making during the Great Depression, "Hard Luck Blues" presents more than 200 photographs created by the New Deal's Farm Security Administration photography program. With an appreciation for the amateur and the local, FSA photographers depicted a range of musicians sharing the regular music of everyday life, from informal songs in migrant work camps, farmers' homes, barn dances, and on ...
    • Contributor: Remsberg, Rich - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-06-02
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    John Hay papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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    Morrison R. Waite papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, speeches, remarks, Supreme Court docket books, manuscripts and proofs of Circuit Court and Supreme Court opinions, Supreme Court assignments, obituary file, family papers, financial and legal records, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Waite's service as U.S. Supreme Court chief justice. Correspondents include Benjamin Harris Brewster, Zachariah Chandler, Nathan Clifford, Roscoe Conkling, J.C. Bancroft Davis, Charles Devens, ...
    • Contributor: Waite, Morrison R. (Morrison Remick)
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    Andrea Hoag & Loretta Kelley: Swedish & Norwegian Fiddling A tour of Norwegian and Swedish fiddle styles with Andrea Hoag (violin) and Loretta Kelley (violin & Hardingfele/Hardanger fiddle). Andrea Hoag and Loretta Kelley are among the United States' foremost performers of Scandinavian traditional music. Each of them has spent years studying with tradition-bearers in Scandinavia, and honing their own techniques at home.
    • Contributor: Hoag, Andrea - Kelley, Loretta - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-02-18
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System; Hamlin's civic affairs; and his family's social life in Washington, D.C. Topics include leaders and policies of the Democratic Party especially during the Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations and ...
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Anna - Hamlin, Huybertie Pruyn - Robles, Sebastian T. (Sebastian Tomas)
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    Francis O.J. Smith digest of congressional reports, 1844 U.S. representative from Maine. A digest of the reports of committees of the United States Congress, First to Twenty-eighth Congress, compiled by Smith.
    • Contributor: Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan) - Smith, Francis O. J.
    • Date: 1844
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    Frederick Dixon papers, 1897-1923 Newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed material relating primarily to Dixon's work as editor of the Christian Science Monitor. Chiefly correspondence between Dixon and Charles D. Warner, head of the Monitor's Washington bureau, relating to such topics as the use of submarines and the English blockade during World War I, establishment of a home for Jews in Palestine, Mary Baker Eddy, and various controversies ...
    • Contributor: Dixon, Frederick
    • Date: 1897
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    Louis Milton Ronsheim collection, Veterans History Project (U... Louis Milton Ronsheim Collection (AFC/2001/001/102296), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Accessioned, 2016. Louis Milton Ronsheim was born December 8, 1894, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, to Simon Ronsheim and Catherine Stamm Ronsheim. In 1902, the family moved to Cadiz, Ohio, where Simon worked as a baker. In 1907, the family moved again, to Anderson, Indiana. As a teenager, Ronsheim developed an interest ...
    • Contributor: Ronsheim, Milton - Gibson, Pamela - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1914
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    National Broadcasting Company history files, 1922-1986 The National Broadcasting Company History files document the activities of the first national broadcasting network in the United States. The collection includes memoranda, correspondence, speeches, reports, policy statements, and pamphlets covering the creation of the network, its growth in the field of radio, and its subsequent expansion into television broadcasting.
    • Contributor: National Broadcasting Company - Dunham, Corydon - Goodman, Julian - Sarnoff, David - Silverman, Fred - Trammell, Niles - Weaver, Pat
    • Date: 1922
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    Louisiana miscellany, Correspondence, a surveyor's notebook, reports, legal and financial records, maps, sketches, and other material relating to the early history of Louisiana under French, Spanish, and American control. Includes letters of Charles Laveau Trudeau, vital statistics from family Bibles and tombstones, papers relating to the purchase of Louisiana by the United States, and a manuscript copy of the French explorer Jean Baptiste Bénard de La ...
    • Contributor: Bénard De La Harpe, Jean Baptiste
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    Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974 Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.
    • Contributor: Porter, Katherine Anne
    • Date: 1935
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    Edoardo Weiss papers, 1919-1970 Psychoanalyst and author. Correspondence, writings, and speeches relating chiefly to Weiss’s role in the development of psychoanalytic theory and to his association with Sigmund Freud and Paul Federn.
    • Contributor: Weiss, Edoardo
    • Date: 1919
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    George Redington papers, Correspondence, legal documents, business records, and ledgers relating to Redington's lumber mills and business activities in the Waddington-Ogdensburg, N.Y., area. Includes papers of his brother James and other Redington family members; papers of the Ogden and Parish (Parrish) families of Ogdensburg; and records of Waddington Division, No. 299, of the Sons of Temperance of North America.
    • Contributor: Redington, George - Redington, James - Sons of Temperance of North America. Waddington Division, No. 299 (Waddington, N.Y.)
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    E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879 Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).
    • Contributor: O'callaghan, E. (Edmund Bailey) - O'callaghan, E.
    • Date: 1830
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    Burton Kline papers, 1896-1954 Journalist, editor, and author. Correspondence, notes, printed matter, and writings by Kline primarily during his association with the Boston Transcript.
    • Contributor: Kline, Burton
    • Date: 1896
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    United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of ... Correspondence, minutes, writings, reports, bibliographies, research notes, and other records relating chiefly to the commission's publication of Lincoln Day by Day: a Chronology, 1809-1865 (1960; 3 volumes), compiled by William E. Baringer and Charles Percy Powell, under the editorship of Earl Schenck Miers. Other material relates to the publication of the commission's Lincoln Sesquicentennial, 1809-1959: Handbook of Information (1958); Howard K. Beale; Illinois Lincoln ...
    • Contributor: United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission. Office of the Research Director
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    Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 President and vice president of the United States, United States civil service commissioner, governor of New York, author, and conservationist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, executive orders, family papers, press releases and proclamations, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the political, social, and cultural history of Roosevelt's life and presidency.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore
    • Date: 1759
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    Ara Dinkjian and Zulal perform traditional Armenian music and... Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 28, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Ara Dinkjian is an American born composer, oud player, organist, and multi-instrumentalist, who grew up with traditional Armenian music. His earliest professional musical experience was accompanying his father ...
    • Contributor: Dinkjian, Ara - Zulal (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Henry F. Pringle papers, Correspondence, reports, minutes, lists, research data, print and near-print material, and other papers relating principally to Pringle's work in the U.S. Office of Facts and Figures, later the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI), and to his biography of William Howard Taft. Includes materials on OWI projects relating to the war and African Americans, inflation, drinking in the service, and Axis atrocities; a study ...
    • Contributor: Pringle, Henry F. (Henry Fowles)
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    Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889 General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary companies organized in ...
    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.)
    • Date: 1783
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Die Berücksichtigung von Mittelstand und KMU im Steuerrecht / Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Bonn, 2008. Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-237).
    • Contributor: Rolfes, Tobias
    • Date: 2008
  • Book
    Kitab al
    كتلب الجدول المبارك في علم الزمان و الفلك في حساب مداخل الأشهور العربية و الرومية / | Kitāb al-jadwāl al-mubārak fī ḥisāb madākhil al-ashhur al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah li-ibn Jaḥḥāf
    The text is a popular exposition on the study of the order of events in time, and the order in which they occur, especially in those related to astronomical movements and the measurement of time. Note on fol. 2a in another hand says that the author was a famous astronomer during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD). ...
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 1729

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    Gifford Pinchot papers, Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with memoranda, diaries, speeches, articles, reports, financial records, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania. Documents Pinchot's support of the presidential campaigns of Theodore Roosevelt and Robert M. La Follette, Progressive Party activities in Pennsylvania, and Pinchot's dispute with U.S. secretary ...
    • Contributor: Pinchot, Gifford - Bruce, Eugene S. (Eugene Sewell) - Eno, Amos R. (Amos Richard) - Gregg, Morris E. - Phelps, John S. (John Smith) - Phelps, Mary Whitney - Pinchot, James W. - Pinchot, Mary Eno - Smith, Herbert A. (Herbert Augustine) - Wells, Philip P. (Philip Patterson)
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    American Psychological Association records, Correspondence; memoranda; minutes of meetings; drafts of books, articles, and lectures; congressional testimony; reports; agendas; ballots; financial data; print and near-print matter; and other records chiefly documenting the organization and management of the association's boards, committees, and publications. Subjects include ethical standards, loyalty oaths, licensing questions, insurance matters, psychological testing, forensic information, science and education, the Peace Corps, aging, family planning, women's issues, equal ...
    • Contributor: American Psychological Association - Brayfield, Arthur H. - Little, Kenneth - Olson, Willard Clifford - Paterson, Donald G. (Donald Gildersleeve)
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    W. Morgan Shuster papers, Correspondence, diary (1911-1912), scrapbooks (1900-1923; 10 volumes), certificates, and other papers documenting Shuster's diplomatic career as treasurer-general and financial advisor for Persia (1911-1912) and his earlier posts in the customs service in Cuba (1899-1901) and as insular collector of customs in Manila and member of the Philippine Commission (1901-1909). Correspondents include William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson and Shusterfamily members. Also includes an unpublished ...
    • Contributor: Shuster, W. Morgan (William Morgan) - Douglass, Elisha P.
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    Robert McNutt McElroy papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lecture notes, writings, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to McElroy's career as author, editor, and historian. Documents his work as the official biographer of Grover Cleveland, professor of American history at Princeton University, and educational director of the National Security League. Includes a manuscript of McElroy's book, Grover Cleveland: The Man and the Statesman (1923); copies of Cleveland ...
    • Contributor: McElroy, Robert McNutt
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    Joseph Strauss papers, 1884-1949 United States naval officer and inventor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, patents, logbooks, reports, orders for duty, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter pertaining primarily to Strauss's naval career especially his command of mine operations against German U-boats during World War I, as commander in chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet, and as joint-receiver for the United States Navy during the Teapot Dome scandal.
    • Contributor: Strauss, Joseph
    • Date: 1884
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    Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist, especially as New York Herald Tribune staff writer (1932-1937) and as syndicated columnist of the "The Capital Parade" (1937-1940); World War II experiences in ...
    • Contributor: Alsop, Joseph - Alsop, Stewart
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    Samuel Chester Reid family papers, 1807-1963 Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (1783-1861), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer (1818-1897).
    • Contributor: Reid, Samuel Chester
    • Date: 1807
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    Theo. A. Bingham papers, 1897-1903 Army officer. Papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material relating to official functions at the White House, the assassination of William McKinley, and the unveiling of a statue of Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - Bingham, Theo. A.
    • Date: 1897
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    Charles Tournemire collection, 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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    George von Lengerke Meyer papers, Family correspondence, diaries, scrapbook, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Meyer's service as ambassador to Italy and Russia and as U.S. postmaster general, social affairs, and Meyer (Myers) family life. Subjects include national and international events, negotiations leading to peace after the Russo-Japanese War, summaries of cabinet meetings, and the Republican Party. Individuals represented include J.J. Jusserand, Henry Cabot Lodge, Elihu Root, and ...
    • Contributor: Meyer, George Von Lengerke
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Śrīmadbhāgavatamahāpurāṇaṃ]. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Wrapped in cloth; encased in box (11 x 40 x 18 cm). In Sanskrit. digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16
    • Date: 1884
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    Natasinh Dancers and Musicians The Natasinh Dancers and Musicians performed Lao music and dance from Iowa, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa, based in Des Moines, is a group of Lao dancers and musicians trained in the Natasinh style of performance--the traditional forms, techniques and character of performing arts taught at the Ecole National de ...
    • Contributor: Various - Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Freer Gallery of Art
    • Date: 2006-07-26
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    James Martin Barnes papers, Correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Barnes's service as administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1943-1945. Subjects include appointments, patronage, requests of servicemen, domestic political matters during World War II, and the interaction between the White House, Congress, the Democratic National Committee, and various executive departments, offices, and agencies. Scrapbooks and photographs concern his earlier career and his service ...
    • Contributor: Barnes, James Martin
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    Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, Correspondence, minutes, reports, information forms, membership lists, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of education, social welfare, and women's rights. Subjects include civil rights, social security, women's and children's bureaus, maternity and infancy, a department of education, school lunch programs, anti-lynching legislation, and home rule for the District of Columbia. ...
    • Contributor: Women's Joint Congressional Committee
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    Harold Foote Gosnell papers, 1931-1962 Political scientist, educator, and government consultant. Chiefly subject files consisting of correspondence, memoranda, reports, research data, maps, charts, printed and near-print material, and miscellany. The papers relate principally to projects Gosnell conducted for various government agencies, including a study on state and regional planning for the National Resources Committee; studies on government information services, especially those of the Office of War Information and the ...
    • Contributor: Gosnell, Harold F. (Harold Foote) - Gosnell, Harold F.
    • Date: 1931
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    Charles S. Hamlin papers, 1869-1968 Lawyer, politician, assistant secretary of the treasury, and governor of the Federal Reserve Board. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of writings and speeches, biographical notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter and other papers relating chiefly to Hamlin's service in the United States Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System, his civic affairs, and his family's social life in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner) - Hamlin, Charles S.
    • Date: 1869
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    Voices from the canefields : folksongs from Japanese immigran... Franklin Odo discussed his research for his book, Voices from the canefields: folksongs from Japanese immigrant workers in Hawai'i (Oxford University Press, 2013) as a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on September 20, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. He describes how Japanese workers on Hawai'i's plantations created their own songs, in form akin to their traditional tanka or ...
    • Contributor: Odo, Franklin - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Harriot Stanton Blatch papers, 1907-1915 Scrapbooks containing correspondence, questionnaires, annual reports of the Women's Political Union, other reports, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and additional material documenting the struggle of women's suffrage in New York state.
    • Contributor: Blatch, Harriot Stanton
    • Date: 1907
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    Jan Papánek papers, 1917-1967 Czechoslovak diplomat and United Nations delegate. Correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, and other material pertaining primarily to the democratic Czechoslovak government-in-exile during World War II and the immediate postwar years, including Papánek’s service in the United Nations and the communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948. Includes papers of Edvard Beneš, Jan Masaryk, and T. G. Masaryk.
    • Contributor: Papánek, Jan
    • Date: 1917
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    Nathaniel Wright family papers, Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal documents, and other items concerning Nathaniel Wright and his family. Relates chiefly to his career as a teacher and lawyer and to his son, D. Thew Wright, and son-in-law, Maskell Curwen, law partners in Cincinnati, Ohio. Subjects include the settlement of estates and litigation in connection with railroad, canal, and insurance. Other subjects include the family's education, social life, and ...
    • Contributor: Wright, Nathaniel
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    Ayn Rand papers, 1933-1976 Author and philosopher. Drafts, galleys, and proofs of her four novels; handwritten essays; and miscellaneous items.
    • Contributor: Rand, Ayn
    • Date: 1933
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    Benjamin V. Cohen papers, Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor. Documents his work for the U.S. Shipping Board during World War I, his participation in postwar Zionism and subsequent interest in Israel and Jewish groups, and his role in New Deal legislation, coalition diplomacy during World War II, creation ...
    • Contributor: Cohen, Benjamin V.
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    Bela Lyon Pratt papers, Correspondence chiefly from Pratt to his mother, Sarah Whittlesey Pratt; sketches; clippings; photograph; and other papers relating to Pratt's work as a sculptor and to family affairs. Documents his years at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France, and his work as an instructor for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. Works discussed include the spandrels, Science, Literature, Arts, and Philosophy for ...
    • Contributor: Pratt, Bela Lyon
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    Norman Hapgood and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood papers, 1824-1977 Norman Hapgood, editor, diplomat, and author; and Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, editor and translator. Correspondence, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, clippings, and miscellaneous material of the Hapgoods relating primarily to family matters, current affairs, and politics.
    • Contributor: Hapgood, Norman
    • Date: 1824
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    Richard Henry Wilde papers, Correspondence relating chiefly to national politics, drafts of Hesperia (1867), unpublished works titled The Italian Lyric Poets and The Life and Times of Dante, poems, essay, and notes.
    • Contributor: Wilde, Richard Henry
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    Matthew Fontaine Maury papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, articles, notebooks, electrical experiment book, charts, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Maury's naval career, scientific activities and interests, service as a Confederate agent in England, and work as an immigration official for Southern expatriates in Mexico and to the Maury family. Documents Maury's service as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy in the 1820s and ...
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Coblentz, Catherine Cate - Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso)
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    Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman papers, 1857-1982 Diplomat, political activist, and author. Correspondence, writings, news clippings, photographs, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Harriman's activities as United States minister to Norway and her political activities on behalf of the Democratic party, world peace organizations, and District of Columbia voting rights.
    • Contributor: Harriman, Florence Jaffray
    • Date: 1857
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    David S. Broder papers, Correspondence, memoranda, interviews, speeches and statements, articles and columns, book drafts, notebooks and notes, reports, voter surveys and interviews, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, political memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Broder's career as a journalist at the Washington Post. Also documents his early career, 1953-1966, as a reporter for the Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star, and the ...
    • Contributor: Broder, David S.