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

  1. John Bassett Moore papers, 1866-1949

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


    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.

  2. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

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


    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 China.

  3. 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.


    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 organization's founder, Frank Buchman, and members Ray Foote Purdy and Kenaston Twitchell.

  4. 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.


    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.

  5. Jeanne S. Mintz papers, 1928-1993

    23,400 items. 68 containers plus 2 oversize. 26.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Asian affairs analyst and official at the United States Department of Defense. Correspondence, professional subject file, speeches and writings, printed material, and other papers documenting Mintz's career as an expert on Indonesia and Southeast Asia, including service with the Defense Department and as an analyst and press officer with the Indonesian delegation to the United Nations.

  6. 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.


    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, with drawings and photographs, in which he recounts his travels among aborigines in Taiwan.

  7. Robert R. Williams papers, 1911-1981

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


    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.

  8. Tasker Howard Bliss collection of World War I maps and related materials

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


    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.

  9. Vida Chenoweth collection, circa 1940-2000

    15,686 items. 42 containers. 15.5 linear feet (31 containers).. 638 sound cassettes : analog.. 251 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 89 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 2 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 71 videocassettes (VHS and U-Matic) : color, sound ; 1/2 in and 3/4 in.. 5 videodiscs (DVD).. 10 film reels.. approximately 660 photographs : film negatives.. approximately 1200 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 730 slides ; color ; 35 mm.. 1177 half frame slides, mostly color.. 3 slides ; color ; 126.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, and the United States. Includes work done by her students at Wheaton College and colleagues at the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Includes recording logs, analysis, song transcriptions, song texts, theses, correspondence, Chenoweth's diaries (1980s), and field notes. Sound recordings include music and spoken word from various provinces in Papua New Guinea, such as Eastern and Western Highlands, Madang, Morobe, East New Britain, New Ireland, and Irian Jaya provinces. Moving images include Chenoweth family films, as well as documentation about music and practices from throughout Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, and other regions. They also include content from the South Pacific Festival of the Arts in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

  10. Muriel H. Parry map collection

    approximately 871 items. 871 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The collection consists of some 871 maps that are largely pictorial. Muriel H. Parry, a librarian for the U.S. State Department, compiled the maps and several were deaccessioned from the State Department's library. Formats in the collection include single map and maps in books, magazines, calendars, and advertisements. In addition, there are maps on napkins, gift cards, cloth, etc. Included are maps by Ernest Clegg, Richard Edes Harrison, Hal Shelton, Daniel K. Wallingford, MacDonald Gill, Chase Ernest Dudley, among others. Parry created a map that is part of the collection.