244 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) America.

  1. Adam Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    4,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski’s scholarship. Includes biography of Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing’s autobiography.

  2. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  3. John Bassett Moore papers, 1866-1949

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

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the...

  5. Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    345,000 items ; 947 containers plus 50 classified and 1 oversize ; 398 linear feet ; 35 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases,...

  6. Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    60,000 items ; 227 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 86 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

  7. John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    800 items ; 6 containers ; 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

  8. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items ; 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified ; 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the...

  9. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    1,250 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

  10. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes,...