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    Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969 Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.
    • Contributor: Craven, Thomas T. (Thomas Tingey) - Craven, Thomas T.
    • Date: 1842
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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries and journals, military papers, maps, clippings, and other papers reflecting Heintzelman's career in the U.S. Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. The diaries and journals describe Heintzelman's participation in the 2nd Seminole War and the Creek War, his activities during the Mexican War, his service as corps commander under General George B. McClellan in ...
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
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    Abram P.T. Elder papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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. Includes research and publication materials for Charles Henry Grosvenor's Book of the Presidents, with Biographical Sketches (1902) and other biographical directories. Also includes materials relating to an exhibit promoting sales of a directory at the ...
    • Contributor: Elder, Abram P. T. (Abram Peter Turner) - Grosvenor, Charles Henry - National Biographical Society (Washington, D.C.)
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    Legends and legacies : remembering Archie Green, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Archie Green memorial: remembering Archie, with speakers Nancy Pelosi, Judy McCulloh, Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis (fiddle & banjo), Mike Munoz, Paula Johnson, Joseph T. Wilson, Northern Neck Chantey Singers, Derek Green, and Bill Ferris (September 10, 2009, 1-5 pm)
    • Contributor: Ferris, William R. - Johnson, Paula - McCulloh, Judith - Munoz, Michael S. - Pelosi, Nancy - Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    The Lousy miner [textual and melodic transcriptions]
    When once we reach the shore, brave boys | It's four long years since I reached this land
    Two textual and one melodic transcriptions of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 3 p.
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    Byron N. Scott papers, 1957 United States representative from California and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, court brief, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles relating to Scott's legal defense of William H. Taylor, who was accused of espionage.
    • Contributor: Scott, Byron N. (Byron Nicholson) - Scott, Byron N.
    • Date: 1957
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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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    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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, December 13, 1889
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Date: 1889-12-13

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    Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913 Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.
    • Contributor: Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Charles Henry Harvey papers, 1835-1965 Gold miner, carpenter, and mill worker. Correspondence, diaries, daybooks, receipts, and printed matter relating to Harvey's life and work as a millworker and carpenter in Methuen, Massachusetts, and as a gold miner in California and Colorado.
    • Contributor: Harvey, Charles Henry
    • Date: 1835
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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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    Victor Gruen papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...
    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
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    Libaya Baba concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, audio recordings, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 2, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Libaya Baba means "Grandfather's Grandchildren." The group consists of three brothers Jeffrey, Kelsie, and Dayton Bernardez, and their cousin, Greg Palacio. Their first influence came from their grandfather, Cyril Antonio, and ...
    • Contributor: Libaya Baba (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
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    Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913 President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.
    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Date: 1795
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    W.G. McAdoo papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, scrapbooks, bulletins, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McAdoo's career as a lawyer and businessman in Tennessee and New York, U.S. secretary of the treasury and director general of railroads in the United States Railroad Administration during the Woodrow Wilson presidential administration, and U.S. senator from California. Also documents his role in Democratic Party politics in ...
    • Contributor: McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    William Speiden journals: Illustrations removed from volume 1 and 2
    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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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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    Ethan Allen Hitchcock papers, 1793-1888 Army officer and author. Collection includes correspondence, notes, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating to Hitchcock's military career and his interest in metaphysics and philosophy.
    • Contributor: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen
    • Date: 1793
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    Thomas Oliver Selfridge papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, and other papers relating to Selfridge's naval career. Includes material relating to his service as commander of the USS Mississippi and of the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Calif., and as president of the U.S. Naval Examining Board (Line). Correspondents include his son, T.O. Selfridge, Henry E. Ballard, George E. Belknap, A.F. Crossman, Francis E. Grice, and David D. Porter.
    • Contributor: Selfridge, Thomas Oliver
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    A.W. Greely papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, manuscripts and galley proofs of Greely's books and articles, notes, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) and Nesmith family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to his military career and exploration of the polar regions. Documents his service as a Civil War soldier; career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps; ...
    • Contributor: Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington) - Greely, Henrietta Hudson Cruger Nesmith
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    Beale family papers from the Decatur House, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, biographical material, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers of the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxton families. Includes papers of Edward Fitzgerald Beale relating primarily to his role in opening the West; papers of Truxtun Beale as U.S. minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; diaries of Marie Oge Beale; papers of Stephen Decatur; and papers of Thomas Truxton. Subjects include ...
    • Contributor: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald - Beale, Marie Oge - Beale, Truxton - Decatur, Stephen - Truxtun, Thomas
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    Peyton Conway March papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, reports, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to March's career as a U.S. Army officer specializing in artillery command and to his writings on various military topics. Documents his command of artillery at Fort Riley, Kans.; command of the Astor Battery, U.S. Army, in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, 1898; service with General Arthur MacArthur, Jr., ...
    • Contributor: March, Peyton Conway
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    Rowland V. Lee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scripts, reviews, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, production stills, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Lee's career as a silent film actor in Thomas H. Ince productions and as a director, producer, and writer during the period 1917-1959. Includes Lee's scripts for films he directed such as A Thousand to One (1920), The Cup of Life (1921), Desire (1923), Alice Adams (1923), Barbed Wire ...
    • Contributor: Lee, Rowland V.