28 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Archives.

  1. Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966

    55,000 items. 178 containers plus 5 oversize. 45 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.

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  2. Joint Committee on Materials for Research records, 1925-1940

    25,000 items. 83 containers. 33.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Joint Committee of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council established in November 1929 for the purpose of fostering the acquisition, identification, and preservation of source materials. Correspondence, minutes and agenda of meetings, and papers relating to the committee's surveys of materials for research. Includes information on library and archives projects, permanence of paper stock, union catalogs, offset reproductions, microreproductions, other duplicating techniques, sound reproduction, and copyright.

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  3. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2019

    867,650 items. 2,717 containers plus 47 oversize. 1,109 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. 497 digital files (544.13 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and questionnaires, administrative files, trip files, fundraising files, and future plans in both physical and digital formats.

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  4. International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives records, 1951-2013

    approximately 14,207 items. 41 containers. 17 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection primarily contains correspondence and meeting minutes from IASA’s executive board, committees, branches, and affiliated sound archiving organizations. The materials document the operations of IASA, and their efforts to hold annual conferences and conduct research to advance the profession.

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  5. Abel Doysié papers, 1910-1967

    4,850 items. 15 containers. 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Primarily letters received from scholars and others at universities, libraries, and institutions for whom Doysié did historical and genealogical research in various French archives after 1936.

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  6. E.B. O'Callaghan papers, 1830-1879

    2,000 items. 20 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, historian, and bibliographer. Correspondence pertaining primarily to O'Callaghan's career as a physician, legislator in Lower Canada, and editor of the Montreal Vindicator. Also concerns bibliographic matters including records of New York state, rare bibliographic Americana, editions of the Bible, and material relating to America found in European archives. Includes a draft of his History of New Netherland (1846-1848).

  7. 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.

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  8. WTON papers, 1938-1972

    1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, approximately 1,193 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The WTON papers consist of correspondence, financial statements, and a catalog of recordings from the records of WTON radio station (Staunton, Virginia) and it's founding owner-operator, Charles P. Blackley.

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  9. Program notes from the Voice of America Music Library Collection, 1946-1988

    23 linear feet (55 boxes, approximately 19,250 items). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States international broadcaster bureau founded in 1942. Programs and program notes make up the largest portion of the collection, along with press releases, promotional materials, audition notes, and scripts to document the programming of the VOA.

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  10. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner and various family members, as well as recordings published by Berliner's gramophone companies in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

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