20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Belgium.

  1. Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958

    75,000 items. 224 containers plus 5 oversize. 97.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of articles, books, and speeches, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Davies's career as an ambassador to Belgium and Russia, presidential advisor, and author.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  2. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:20,000

    477 maps. 94 folders . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 477 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France and Belgium. Maps are scaled at 1:20,000. Data taken from aerial photography ("tranchées d'après photos ... ") and observation ("Schématique d'apres renseignements"). Some maps are in color and are sized at 100 x 100 cm or smaller. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.

  3. Georg Martin Wunderlich papers, 1897-1951

    2,700 items. 12 containers. 4.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    International lawyer, professor of law, and consultant to the Department of State. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, academic records, legal writings, financial papers, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, biographical data, military papers, and unpublished studies primarily reflecting Wunderlich’s legal education and career in Germany, his forced emigration as a Jew, and subsequent legal work and teaching in the United States.

  4. Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    30,450 items. 88 containers plus 83 oversize. 123.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria.

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  5. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels in Africa, the Near and Far East, and Europe.

  6. Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915

    8,400 items. 24 containers. 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.

  7. Smith Simpson papers, 1833-1991

    5,000 items. 16 containers. 6.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, family papers, topical files, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Simpson's career as a diplomat and industrial relations specialist.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  8. George Sherwin Simonds papers, 1894-1937

    16,000 items. 26 containers. 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, and other records pertaining mainly to the operation of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Corps with the British armies during the Ypres-Lys (Ieper) and Somme offensives of 1918, the operation of the American Embarkation Center (Le Mans, France), and the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments, Geneva, Switzerland, 1932-1934.

  9. Serials and miscellaneous publications of the underground movements in Europe during World War II, 1936-1945

    103 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 32.8 linear feet. Approximate number of items: 3,1150 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The work is divided into 28 series of serials and miscellaneous publications for the following countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, French Territories, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Netherland Territories, Norway, Poland and Yugoslavia. The serials are periodicals with dates, and sometimes issue numbering, while the miscellaneous publications embraces a wide field of political tracts, single handout sheets, private letters, newspaper clippings, posters, etc.... Fourteen countries are represented with each having a section and an additional section for French Territories. There is also an Appendix for German language items addressed to German prisoners of war, and civilians living in the Reich. There is also a small handful of pro-Axis or collaborator publications. All items are arranged alphabetically by title. With the exception of the titles for the Greek Miscellaneous items, which are in English, all publications are entitled as found, with diacritics. Miscellaneous items are defined as follows: a one page work is a flyer, a two page work on one sheet is a leaflet, and anything of greater length is a pamphlet. Please note that there are links for periodical issues and miscellaneous pieces that are located in both the regular and oversize boxes. Part of the collection consists of reproduced materials. Only a few items are also held in the Library’s general collection, and they are designated by LC call number.

  10. James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885

    1,000 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    :Lawyers, senators, and diplomats, of the Bayard (Baird) family of Delaware. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, printed matter and miscellaneous material relating to the careers of James A. Bayard and his son Richard H. Bayard.