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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings including an autobiography, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin's military career from the Civil War to his retirement in 1906 and his life in Washington, D.C. Subjects include the Spanish American War; administration of the Philippines, 1900-1906; the China Relief Expedition, 1900-1901; the presidential inaugurations of James A. Garfield, 1881, and William McKinley, 1901; the social ...
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
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    Ward family papers, 1831-1904 Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.
    • Date: 1831
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012 Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.
    • Date: 1826
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    Hādhā kitāb mustakhraj min sīrat al-Nabī ṣallá Allāhu ʻalayhi wa-sallama wa-ismuhu al-Durrah al-mukallalah fī fatḥ Makkah al-mubajjalah lil-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Abū al-Ḥasan al-Bakrī raḥimahu Allāh taʻālá, amīn.
    هذا كتاب مستخرج من سيرة النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم واسمه الدرة المكللة في فتح مكة المبجلة للشيخ الامام العالم العلامة ابو الحسن البكري رحمه الله تعالى، امين. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    History of the conquest of Mecca by the Prophet Muḥammad.
    • Contributor: Bakrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
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    May Craig papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Craig's career as a Washington and foreign correspondent for the Guy Gannett newspapers, Gannett Publishing Co., of Maine. Includes a draft of her incomplete memoir discussing her work as a woman reporter and Washington correspondent as well as her impressions of U.S. Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and Woodrow Wilson.
    • Contributor: Craig, May
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    Henry Clark Corbin papers, 1864-1980 Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, typescripts of speeches, autograph albums, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers concerning Corbin’s military career and his life in Washington, D.C., as an officer and prominent resident. Includes personal matter such as photograph albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to his wife, Edythe Agnes Patten Corbin, and the Patten family.
    • Contributor: Corbin, Henry Clark
    • Date: 1864
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    Tārīkh-i Nādirī.
    تاريخ نادري. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript is incomplete; text breaks off abruptly at second word of line 5, leaf 257a.
    • Contributor: Mahdī Khān Astarābād - Munro, Thomas
    • Date: 1760
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    Kitāb al-yawāqīt fī maʻrifat al-mawāqīt.
    كتاب اليواقيت في معرفة الموافيت. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript has 12 pages of tables followed by 2 pages of notes from Kashf al-qinaʻ fī rasm al-arbāʻ; this section has pages missing. Note in a second hand on the title page says that the author was [an astronomer?] for the Fatimid Caliph al-Ḥākim bi-ʼAmr Allāh (d. 411 AH/1021 AD).
    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 19??
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    George Peabody Wetmore papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence related primarily to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and to the improvement and development of Washington, D.C., including plans for the National Mall, historic sites, and memorials to Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and other historical figures. Correspondents include R.A. Alger, Gutzon Borglum, John Hay, Alexander Mackay-Smith, Elihu Root, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and William H. Taft.
    • Contributor: Wetmore, George Peabody
  • Book/Printed Material
    Qadi zadah ala al
    قاضي زادة على الملخص في الهيئة
    A commentary on al-Jighmīnī's book on astronomy, al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah.
    • Contributor: Qāḍīʹzādah, Mūsá Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 16??

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    Miles-Cameron families correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J.D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles relating primarily to personal affairs and to social life in Washington, D.C. Includes letters from many prominent individuals in national and international diplomatic, military, and political circles during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Correspondents of the Cameron, Miles, and allied Sherman families include Simon Cameron, Yulee Noble Miles, ...
    • Contributor: Miles, Nelson Appleton
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    Pangkat-pangkat caritanipun serat babad ing Tanah Jawi sedhaya : awit Gusti Nabi Adam dumugi sapunika / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Javanese illuminated manuscript on the history of Java and the spread of Islam by saints and rulers.
    • Date: 1862
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    Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979 Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and ...
    • Contributor: Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius) - Rosenwald, Lessing J.
    • Date: 1891
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    Courtney Letts de Espil papers, 1925-1994 Writer and wife of the Argentine ambassador to the United States (1933-1943). Correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and other papers concerning social affairs in Washington and including references to many prominent individuals of the New Deal era. Also includes material on a cruise to the Arctic in 1927, the Espils’s return to Argentina in 1943, and life in Argentina under Juan Perón.
    • Contributor: Letts De Espil, Courtney
    • Date: 1925
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    Garfinckel's Department Store records, 1919-1981 Washington, D.C., department store. Correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the store's officers, personnel, organization, expansion, and advertising.
    • Contributor: Garfinckel's (Department Store)
    • Date: 1919
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    Kitāb sharḥ Nuzhat fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb /
    كتاب شرح نزهة في علم الحساب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.
    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 1722
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    William Sampson papers, 1806-1849 Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.
    • Contributor: Sampson, William
    • Date: 1806
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    Armand Hammer papers, circa 1508-1989 Business executive, philanthropist, and art collector. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hammer's career as a citizen diplomat (particularly to the Soviet Union), humanitarian, and art collector gathered for an exhibition honoring him at the Library of Congress in 1989, including also a facsimile edition of the Codex Hammer (a notebook of Leonardo da Vinci) and a photograph album.
    • Contributor: Hammer, Armand
    • Date: 1508
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    Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, financial records, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Furman's family, personal life, and career as a journalist and author.
    • Contributor: Furman, Bess
    • Date: 1728
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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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    William Howard Taft papers, 1958-1989 Lawyer and government official; known as William Howard Taft IV. Personal and family correspondence, official correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, and daily records chiefly documenting Taft's government service in the Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Ronald Reagan presidential administrations.
    • Contributor: Taft, William Howard
    • Date: 1958
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    Rowland Evans papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator. Includes material relating to his years as a reporter with the New York Herald Tribune and his partnership with Robert D. Novak writing the newspaper column Inside Report, hosting their program of political commentary ...
    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland - Novak, Robert D.
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    Margaret Bayard Smith Papers: Commonplace Books, 1799-1843; Undated
    • Contributor: Smith, Margaret Bayard
    • Date: 1799

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