17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Arts--United States.

  1. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  2. American Association of University Women records, 1937-1946

    5,000 items ; 18 containers ; 6.3 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Women's service organization. Files of a research project by the organization concerning the history and state of the arts in various cities and towns of different sizes and geographical locations in the United States.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  3. David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977

    31,000 items ; 92 containers ; 36 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Museum director and lawyer. Correspondence, subject files, financial papers, drafts of speeches and writings, family material, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Finley's duties as special assistant to Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon, his role in the founding and his subsequent service as director of the National Gallery of Art, and his activities with numerous other...

  4. F. Holland Day papers, 1793-2010

    8,700 items ; 28 containers plus 1 oversize ; 11.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and publisher. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Day's life and his work as a pictorialist photographer and co-founder of the Copeland and Day publishing company.

  5. Oliver Daniel papers, 1759-1997

    21,600 items ; 80 containers ; 52.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oliver Daniel was an American arts administrator, musicologist, radio director and producer, and composer. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, programs, clippings, scrapbooks and periodicals.

  6. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 91,000 items ; 179 containers ; 106 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  7. Lee Strasberg papers, 1780-2006

    100,000 items ; 290 containers plus 19 oversize ; 123 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, and acting teacher. Correspondence, memoranda, production files, lectures, writings, scripts, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career, Method acting, the Actors Studio, and theater history.

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  8. Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    22,525 items ; 80 containers ; 41 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by...

  9. National Society of Arts and Letters records, 1944-1987

    3,700 items ; 42 containers ; 11 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the support of young artists in the performing, literary, and visual arts. Correspondence; minutes of meetings; copies of the society's publications, The Record of the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Year Book and Roster; programs; clippings; printed matter; scrapbooks; photographs; and other records relating primarily to the society's...

  10. Marge Champion collection, 1910-2006

    around 3,500 items ; 39 containers ; 34 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, business papers, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also includes materials...