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Presidential Papers | General History: To 1860 | 1860-1900 | 1900-Present | Cultural History | History of Science | Subject Collections | Archives and Records | Reproductions | Abbreviations Used


Harrison, William Henry
See same title (Reproductions)

Roosevelt, Theodore
The Facts about the Candidate, miniature book by Byron Andrews, 1904 Source: Skip Naler Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,039

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1. To 1860

Barber, Hervey
Papers, 1840s Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,007

Barnard, Isaac Dutton
Papers, 1793-1873 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 22
Accession # 21,808

Bégon, Michel*
Papers, 1684-85 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 4
Accession # 22,063

Christiancy and Pickett families
See same title (Other Personal Papers--General History--1860-1900)

Coolidge, Joseph
Papers, 1793-1806 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 18
Accession # 21,989

Derrick, Henry Clay
See same title (Other Personal Papers--General History--1860-1900)

Rodgers family
Papers, 1825-1971 Source: Rutherford Lake, Jr. Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 800
Accession # 22,028

Sibley, John
ALS, 1804, to unidentified Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 21,954

Simpson, James
Letterbook of James Simpson, 1793-97 Source: Martha C. Spicer Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,037

Smith, Josiah*
Diary of Josiah Smith, 1780-81 Source: Jennie Hagen Boyd Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,040

Thomas, John
Letters of John Thomas, 1761-62 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,055

Wadsworth, Jeremiah
See same title (Reproductions)

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2. 1860-1900

Barnard, Isaac Dutton
See same title (Other Personal Papers--General History--To 1860)

Blackburn family
Papers, 1861-79 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 45
Accession # 21,957

Christiancy and Pickett families
Papers, 1840-1998 Source: Suzanne Pickett Zbar Category: Gift (New) Items: 1,000
Accession # 21,982

Derrick, Henry Clay
Chronology documenting Derrick's military service in Cairo, Egypt (1875-1878), 1999 Source:
Clarence Derrick Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 21,998

Fell, Jesse W.
See same title (Reproductions)

Hall, Reynold T.
Journal of Reynold T. Hall, 1881 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,032

Hay, John
Papers, 1798-1999 Source: James W. Symington Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 5
Accession # 21,967 and 22,002

Jamestown (Sloop of war)
Journal, 1862-64 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,064

McClellan, George Brinton
Papers, 1866-72 Source: Jonathan Mann Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 6
Accession # 21,945

Meade, George Gordon
See same title (Reproductions)

Journal, 1870 Source: Joe Mayhew Category: Gift (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,095

Pickett family
See Christiancy and Pickett families (Other Personal Papers--General History--1860-1900)

Rodgers family
See same title (Other Personal Papers--General History--To 1860)

Wadleigh, George H.
Journal, 1881-82 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,031

Wainwright family
See same title (Other Personal Papers--General History--1900-Present)

Wilkins, William D.
Papers, 1862 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,008

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3. 1900-Present

Arnold, Henry Harley
Papers, 1941-89 Source: Jo Chamberlin Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 7
Accession # 21,977

Blackmun, Harry A.*
Papers, 1922-98 Source: Sally A. Blackmun via Wanda Martinson Category: Gift (New) Items: 522,777
Accession # 22,014

Bork, Robert H.*
Papers, 1981-95 Source: Robert Bork Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 75,000
Accession # 22,097

Cohen, Benjamin V.*
Papers, 1936-48 Source: Estate of Benjamin V. Cohen via David Ginsburg Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 35
Accession # 21,948

Committee of Fifteen (New York, N. Y.)
See same title (Reproductions)

Cone, Hutchinson Ingham
Diary, 1898 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,030

Cooke, George Willis
See G. Stanley Hall (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Cummings, Harry S.*
Papers, 1891-1916 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 50
Accession # 21,956

Gajauskas, Balys
Letter of Balys Gajauskas, 1982 Source: Library of Congress, European Division Category: Transfer (New) Items: 2
Accession # 21,971

Gesell, Gerhard Alden*
Papers, 1993 Source: Mrs. Gerhard A. Gesell Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 350
Accession # 22,061

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader*
Papers, 1971-98 Source: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 10,000
Accession # 22,016

Goldberg, Arthur J.
Papers, 1950-68 Source: Robert M. Goldberg Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 17,000
Accession # 21,949

Gottlieb, Sanford
Papers, 1926-99 Source: Sanford Gottlieb Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 50
Accession # 21,974

Halperin, Morton H.*
Papers, 1992-98 Source: Morton H. Halperin Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 12,000
Accession # 21,958

Lardner, George*
Papers, 1957-95 Source: George Lardner Category: Gift (New) Items: 85,000
Accession # 21,953

Morison, Samuel Eliot
Papers, 1942-43 Source: Samuel L. Morison via Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 3
Accession # 21,947

Niebuhr, Reinhold
Papers, 1938-97 Source: Christopher Niebuhr Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 225
Accession # 21,976

Paderewski, Ignace Jan
Papers, 1941 Source: Library of Congress European Division Category: Transfer (New) Items: 2
Accession # 21,970

Rauh, Joseph L.*
Papers, 1949-58 Source: Olie Rauh Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1,000
Accession # 22,043

Reber, Samuel
Papers, 1916-24 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (New) Items: 8
Accession # 22,033

Roosevelt, Archibald*
Papers, 1978-90 Source: Selwa Roosevelt Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 75
Accession # 21,999

Shuster, W. Morgan
Papers, 1915-61 Source: Perla Cacciaguerra Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 50
Accession # 21,987

Stout, Juanita Kidd
Papers, 1929-98 Source: Charlotte Nichols and Kenneth Maillard Category: Gift (New) Items: 11,000
Accession # 22,027

Strout, Richard L.
Papers, 1915-84 Source: Estate of Ernestine Strout via Alan M. Strout Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 5,000
Accession # 21,983

Swidler, Joseph C.
Papers, 1931-88 Source: Ann Swidler Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1,250
Accession # 22,094

Tatel, David S.*
Papers, 1964-79 Source: David S. Tatel Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 6,100
Accession # 22,025

Wainwright family
Papers, 1900-1902 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,029

Walsh, Thomas James
Papers of Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson, 1996 Source: Dorothy Pettit Bates and Alan J. Bates via John Hoffman Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 21,955

Weinstone, William W.
Papers, 1967 Source: Fairleigh Dickinson University via James Fraser Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 21,943

Whipple, H. Bennett
Memoir, 1965 Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,000

Wilkinson, Theodore Stark
Letter, 1943, from Air Department, Wellington C.1., New Zealand Source: Naval Historical Foundation Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 21,964

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Boorstin, Daniel J.*
Papers, 1987-98 Source: Daniel J. Boorstin Category: Deposit (Addition) Items: 1,750
Accession # 21,946, 21,988, and 22,017

Brodsky, Joseph
Letters, 1965-72 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 20
Accession # 22,023

Cain, James M.
TLS, 1946, to Robert Sparks Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 21,959

Ciardi, John
Papers, 1958-68 Source: Wayne State University Libraries Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 9,500
Accession # 21,978

Cullen, Countee
Papers, 1923-43 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 12
Accession # 22,038

Hemingway, Ernest*
See A. E. Hotchner (Other Personal Papers--Cultural History)

Hostos, Eugenio María and Eugenio Carlos de
Papers, 1871-1990 Source: Gloria de Alvear y de Hostos Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 5,000
Accession # 21,990

Hotchner, A. E.*
A. E. Hotchner-Ernest Hemingway Collection, 1950-65 Source: A. E. Hotchner Category: Gift (New) Items: 350
Accession # 22,045

Kroll, Lucy*
Video recording, ca. 1993 Source: Lucy Kroll Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,024

Lewton, Val
See same title (Reproductions)

Library of Congress. Copyright Office.
See same title (Reproductions)

McGuire, William
Papers, 1906-80 Source: William McGuire Category: Deposit (Addition) Items: 4,510
Accession # 22,020 and 22,021

Pei, I. M.*
Papers, 1946-98 Source: I. M. Pei Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 54,000
Accession # 22,042, 22,044, and 22,054

Price, Vincent
Papers, 1926-87 Source: Yale University Library Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 7
Accession # 22,036

Rihani, Ameen Fares
Papers, 1916-21 Source: Ramzi Rihani Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,001

Sparks, Robert
See James M. Cain (Other Personal Papers--Cultural History)

Stuart, Jesse
Autograph note, 1950 Source: Library of Congress Cataloging Division Category: Transfer (New) Items: 1
Accession # 21,961

Whitman, Walt
See same title (Reproductions)

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Adler, Alfred
Papers, n.d. Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,067

Bassalier, R.
See Jean Piaget (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Berg, Roland H.
See Karl A. Menninger (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Bonaparte, Marie, Princess
Photograph, n.d. Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,089

Brill, A. A.
TLS, 1929, to Samuel W. Hamilton Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,077

Charcot, J. M.
Papers, n.d. Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,070

Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
Papers, 1948-93 Source: Kenneth B. Clark via Jeannette Hopkins Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 4
Accession # 22,012

Coppinger, Don
See C. B. Wilbur (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Deutsch, Helene
Papers, n.d. Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,066

Ellis, Havelock
Papers, 1933 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,082

Ferenczi, Sándor
ALS, 1927, to Martin Pappenheim Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,069

Freud, Anna
Papers, 1960 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,076

Freud, Sigmund
Papers, 1897-1998 Source: William McGuire via Deirdre Bair; Sheila Spalding; Peter J. Swales; and Edith Atkin via Sigmund Freud Archives Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 36
Accession # 21,962, 21,969, 21,981, and 22,056

Freud, Sigmund
Postcard, 1936, to Felix Mayer Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,065

Fromm, Erich
TLS, 1927, to Sandor Rado Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,073

Galt, Francis L.*
Papers, 1870-75 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 20
Accession # 22,018

Gamow, George
ALS, 1967, to Martynas Ycas Source: M. Ycas Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 21,944

Gerson, N. C.
Papers, 1960-99 Source: Nathaniel C. Gerson Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1,000
Accession # 21,975

Gray, Asa*
Papers, 1840-59 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 75
Accession # 22,049

Hall, G. Stanley
Letter, 1896, to George Willis Cooke Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,071

Hamilton, Samuel W.
See A. A. Brill (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Hoppen, William
Papers, 1965-85 Source: William Hoppen Category: Gift (New) Items: 150,000
Accession # 22,005

Jones, Ernest
Papers, 1929 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 2
Accession # 22,072

Jung, C. G.
Letter, 1990, from Lorenz Jung to Gerald Rosenthal Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,092

Jung, Lorenz
See C. G. Jung (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Masters, William H.
Papers, 1971-72 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 4
Accession # 22,087

Mayer, Felix
See Sigmund Freud (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Mead, Margaret*
Papers, 1924-78 Source: Mary Catherine Bateson Category: Deposit (Addition) Items: 2,000
Accession # 22,026

Menninger, Karl A.
TLS, 1958, to Roland H. Berg Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,084

Minguillon, Mark
See J. L. Moreno (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Mordecai, Alfred
Papers, 1833-34 Source: John D. Miley Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 125
Accession # 22,052

Moreno, J. L.
Postcard, 1974, to Mark Minguillon Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,090

Morgan, C. Lloyd
Letter, 1926, to F. Bernhard Vesper Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,091

Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Papers, 1942-65 Source: American Institute of Physics Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 15
Accession # 21,979

Piaget, Jean
Postcard, 1942, to R. Bassalier Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,086

Pappenheim, Martin
See Sándor Ferenczi (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Rado, Sandor
See Erich Fromm (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Rank, Otto
ALS, 1927, to George Wilbur Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,068

Reich, Wilhelm
Papers, 1939 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,079

Reik, Theodor
Papers, 1960-64 Source: Sigmund Freud Archives Category: Gift (New) Items: 12
Accession # 21,965

Reik, Theodor
Papers, 1960 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 3
Accession # 22,093

Rogers, Carl R.
Papers, 1940-99 Source: Barbara Temaner Brodley Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 40
Accession # 22,006

Rosenberg, Paul
Papers, 1934-50 Source: American Institute of Physics Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 450
Accession # 21,980

Rosenthal, Gerald
See C. G. Jung (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Seaborg, Glenn Theodore*
Papers, 1940-99 Source: Estate of Glenn T. Seaborg via Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, and the National Archives and Records Administration Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 92,200
Accession # 22,041, 22,046, and 22,047

Skinner, B. F.
Papers, 1963-79 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 3
Accession # 22,078

Spock, Benjamin
Papers, 1966 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,081

Stauffer, Jacob*
Sketches of insects, 1859-80 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1 vol.
Accession # 22,048

Townes, Charles H.
Papers, 1948-96 Source: Charles Hard Townes Category: Gift (New) Items: 68,000
Accession # 22,004 and 22,019

Vesper, F. Bernhard
See C. Lloyd Morgan (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Wilbur, C. B.
TLS, 1978, to Don Coppinger Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,088

Wilbur, George
See Otto Rank (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Wilson, Edward Osborne
Papers, 1960-99 Source: Edward O. Wilson Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 3,800
Accession # 21,950, 21,968, and 21,984

Wright brothers
Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright, 1881-1948 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 13
Accession # 22,051

Ycas, Martynas
See George Gamow (Other Personal Papers--History of Science)

Yerkes, Robert Mearns
Letters, 1945 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,085

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Black history collection
Documents, 1803-1919 Category: Purchase (Addition) Items: 15
Accession # 21,960, 21,972, 22,009, 22,003, and 21,973

Carson, Marian S.
Manuscripts, 1675-1995 Source: Marian S. Carson Category: Gift/Deposit/Purchase (New) Items: 10,000
Accession # 21,952

Johanson, Anders G.
Civil War manuscripts, 1861-64 Source: Anders G. Johanson Category: Gift (New) Items: 4
Accession # 21,852

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Brandt & Hopkins
Account book, 1870-80 Source: Mrs. Albert Hyma Category: Gift (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,080

Communist Party of the United States of America*
See same title (Reproductions)

Elections Research Center (Governmental Affairs Institute)
Records, 1920-93 Source: Estate of Richard Scammon via Mary Scammon Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 10,000
Accession # 22,034

La Diane (Privateer)*
Records, 1746-62 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 1
Accession # 22,035

Library of Congress
Records, 1934-97 Source: Library of Congress Automated Systems Office, Network Development and MARC Standards Office; Fred E. Croxton Category: Transfer/Gift (Addition) Items: 1,325
Accession # 21,951 and 21,997

Progressive Party
Records, 1914 Category: Purchase (New) Items: 2
Accession # 22,062

United States. Revenue-Cutter Service
Letterbook, 1888-90 Source: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Category: Gift (Addition) Items: 1
Accession # 22,010

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Records, 1980-84 Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Category: Transfer (Addition) Items: 400
Accession # 21,942

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Committee of Fifteen (New York, N. Y.)
Records, 1900-1901 Location of originals: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, Center for the Humanities, New York Public Library, New York, N. Y. Reels: 17
Accession # 21,986

Communist Party of the United States of America*
Records, 1914-44 Location of originals: Rossiiskii tsentr khraneniia i izucheniia dokumentov noveishei istorii (Russian Center for the Preservation and Study of Documents of Recent History), Moscow, Russia Reels: 142
Accession # 21,966 and 22,053

Fell, Jesse W.
Papers, 1806-1957 Location of originals: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress Reels: 8
Accession # 21,706

Harrison, William Henry
Papers, 1810-15 Location of originals: Various repositories Reels: 7
Accession # 22,057

Lewton, Val
Papers, 1924-82 Location of originals: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress Reels: 5
Accession # 21,993

Library of Congress. Copyright Office.
Ms. plays [microform], 1901-44 Location of originals: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress (most discarded after filming) Reels:  305
Accession # 20,849.42, 20,849.43, 20,849.44, 20,849.45, 20,849.46, 20,849.47, 20,849.48, 20849.49, 20,849.50, 20,849.51, and 20,849.52

Meade, George Gordon
Papers, 1793-1896 Location of originals: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Reels: 14
Accession # 21,985

Wadsworth, Jeremiah
Papers, 1775-1813 Location of originals: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress Reels: 2
Accession # 22,011

Whitman, Walt
Photograph of poem "Ireland," as published in The New York Leader, 1861 Location of originals: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. Items: 1
Accession # 22,013

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Abbreviations Used

Autograph Letter
Autograph Letter Signed
Document Signed
Letter Signed
Typewritten Letter Signed
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