60 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Asia.

  1. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    1,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin...

  2. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items ; 14 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal,...

  3. [Tasker Howard Bliss collection of World War I maps and other related graphic materials]

    270-plus pieces, chiefly maps : some colored ; various sizes -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The map collection was amassed by General Tasker Howard Bliss (1853-1930) during his World War I military service and then as a U.S. representative to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.

  4. Robert R. Williams papers, 1911-1981

    11,000 items ; 35 containers ; 15.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, nutritionist, and developer of vitamin B1. Correspondence, diaries, affidavits, reports, subject files, laboratory notebooks, speeches and writings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Williams's research in nutritional chemistry.

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  5. Moral Re-armament records, 1812-1991

    228,400 items ; 565 containers plus 27 oversize ; 244 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Worldwide movement dedicated to spiritual and ethical reawakening. Correspondence, subject files, financial records, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of Moral Re-armament. Includes papers of the...

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  6. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  7. Abel Wolman papers, 1904-1975

    25,000 items ; 84 containers ; 33.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, clippings, maps, charts, blueprints, and other papers relating to Wolman's career as an engineer and educator in the field of sanitary engineering. Documents his work with public and private planning projects at the city, county, state, and national level, and public works in the United States and abroad.

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  8. Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    12,000 items ; 51 containers ; 20.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies...

  9. John Bassett Moore papers, 1866-1949

    100,000 items ; 298 containers ; 119.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, educator and jurist. Correspondence, letterbooks, autobiographical and biographical material, memoranda and notes, speeches, literary manuscripts, and printed matter principally concerning the subject of international law, which Moore taught, wrote about, and practiced.

  10. Norman Podhoretz papers, 1950-1986

    11,500 items ; 43 containers ; 15.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journal, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, newspaper clippings, printed materials, and other papers relating primarily to Podhoretz's career as an author and editor of Commentary.

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