Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    Anna Maria Evans papers, 1835-1914 Housewife and member of the Society of Friends (Quaker). Correspondence and printed matter pertaining to religious activities, education, domestic matters, and the impact of the Civil War on Evans's family and friends.
    • Contributor: Evans, Anna Maria, Approximately 1828-Approximately 1905 - Evans, Anna Maria
    • Date: 1835
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating chiefly to Harvey's life and work in Methuen, Mass., as a mill worker and carpenter; voyage around Cape Horn aboard the Crescent to California to dig for gold; life in California, 1850-1859; and work as a gold miner and carpenter in Pueblo and Denver, Colo., 1879. Also includes diaries (1851-1857) of Harvey's mother, Joanne Harvey, and ...
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry - Harvey, Joanne
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    Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966 Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.
    • Contributor: King, Ernest Joseph
    • Date: 1908
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    Jack Kemp papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, clippings, printed matter, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Kemp's service as U.S. representative from New York (1971-1989). Documents his career as a professional football player in the American Football League (1960-1969), primarily with the Buffalo Bills, and union president of the American Football League ...
    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
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    Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983 Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible ...
    • Contributor: Owings, Nathaniel Alexander
    • Date: 1911
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    Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January 1941
    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1941
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    The Californian [textual transcription]
    We've formed and all well manned | The ho! Boys, ho! who to California go
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
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    Wilson-McAdoo families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, speeches, statements, biographical materials, financial papers, clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to the McAdoo and Wilson families, chiefly Eleanor Wilson McAdoo and Margaret Woodrow Wilson. Includes material documenting Margaret's singing career, promotion of American schools as community centers, and experiences in Pondicherry, India, as a follower of the Hindu mystic, Aurobindo Ghose; and Eleanor's writings on the Wilson family. Other family ...
    • Contributor: McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson - Wilson, Margaret Woodrow
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    1988 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1988 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of old-time music from the Cumberland Plateau, Irish folk music and dance, bluegrass music, Piedmont blues music, Vietnamese music, mariachi music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Concerts were sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National ...
    • Contributor: Egan, Seamus - Moloney, Mick - Harney, Liam - Lewis, Laurie - Cephas, John - Wiggins, Phil - Nguyễn, Đình Nghĩa - Gore, Linda
    • Date: 1988
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    James William Denver papers, 1868-1884 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West, and to his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884.
    • Contributor: Denver, James William
    • Date: 1868
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    John Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of ...
    • Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
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    Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973 Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of ...
    • Contributor: Billings, Warren K.
    • Date: 1899
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    P. Phillips family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, legal record books, journals, dockets, notebooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the legal careers of P. Phillips and his son, W. Hallet Phillips. Documents their practice of law in Washington, D.C., in particular their practice before the Supreme Court. Includes an unpublished autobiography of P. Phillips; journal of his wife, Eugenia Levy Phillips, written while interned as a Southern sympathizer ...
    • Contributor: Phillips, P. (Philip) - Levy, Fanny Yates - Levy, Jacob Clavius - Phillips, Eugenia Levy - Phillips, W. Hallett (William Hallet)
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    Wallace R. Brode papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches and writings, academic, travel, and subject files, awards, patents, theater programs, printed material, and photographs chiefly relating to Brode's tenure as director (1951-1960) and foreign secretary (1965-1967) of the American Chemical Society, associate director (1947-1958) of the National Bureau of Standards, and science advisor (1958-1960) to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Includes material on the dismissal of Allen ...
    • Contributor: Brode, Wallace R. (Wallace Reed)
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
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    Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993 The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ...
    • Contributor: Taylor, David Alan - Williams, John Alexander
    • Date: 1988
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    The Lousy miner [textual and melodic transcriptions].
    It's four long years since I reached this land | When once we reach the shore, brave boys Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Two textual and one melodic transcriptions of song.
    • Date: 1938
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    Arch Oboler collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The collection consists of Oboler's accumulation of correspondence; legal, business, and personal files; sound recordings in various formats; and manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to his nearly sixty-year career as an author, radio and stage playwright and director, and movie script writer and director. Almost all of the scripts from his radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s, including the Lights Out series, ...
    • Contributor: Oboler, Arch
    • Date: 1916
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    Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982 Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's ...
    • Contributor: Hollerith, Herman
    • Date: 1850
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    California [textual transcription]
    When formed our band, we are all well manned | Then ho, boys ho!
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.
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    Woodbury Lowery collection relating to Spanish settlements in the United States, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Bound volumes of material gathered and organized by Woodbury for the preparation of his unfinished history of "Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States." Volumes contain catalog records and handwritten transcripts of documents concerning settlements in California, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas.
    • Contributor: Lowery, Woodbury
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    Abram P.T. Elder papers, 1890-1916 Biographer and publisher. Correspondence, biographical files, business records of the National Biographical Society, illustrated materials, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Elder's creation and publication of biographical directories for the society.
    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) - Elder, Abram P. T.
    • Date: 1890
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    John Barrett papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, subject files, biographical material, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist in California, Washington, and Oregon; his appointments as U.S. minister to Argentina, Colombia, Panama, and Thailand; his duties as director general of the Pan American Union; and his work as a counselor and arbiter in ...
    • Contributor: Barrett, John
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    So be careful all you rowdies [textual transcriptions]
    In came the shad-bellied Yankee out of breath | So be careful all you rowdies
    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 2 p.
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    Thomas Ewing family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, military papers, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, printed materials, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning American political, economic, and social life. Subjects include westward expansion and frontier life, the disposal of public lands and land speculation, law and legal practice in Ohio, Ohio and national Whig politics, anti-Jacksonianism, the Bank of the United States, the ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Thomas - Ewing, Hugh - Sherman, Ellen Ewing - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)