17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922.

  1. Literary Society of Washington, Washington, D.C., records, 1873-1991

    2,150 items. 19 containers. 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, poems, financial records, clippings, and printed matter relating to literary and intellectual affairs as well as to the organization and administration of the society.

  2. George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    60,000 items. 137 containers. 54.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

  3. Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981

    67,300 items. 192 containers. 76.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany, chiefly 1872-1964, of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C.

  4. Alexander Graham Bell family papers, 1834-1974

    147,700 items. 446 containers plus 8 oversize. 183.2 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Inventor and educator. Correspondence, diaries, journals, laboratory notebooks, patent records, speeches, writings, subject files, genealogical records, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Bell's invention of the telephone in 1876, his contributions to the education of the deaf, and his interests in a wide range of scientific and technological fields, including aviation, eugenics, and marine engineering. The collection includes the papers of other members of the Bell, Fairchild, Grosvenor, and Hubbard families.

  5. 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.


    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.

  6. Simon Newcomb papers, 1813-1949

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 8 oversize. 61.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. Correspondence, diaries, commonplace books, drafts of speeches, articles, reviews, and books, financial papers, genealogical papers, charts, tables, computations, photos, and printed matter reflecting Newcomb's personal and family life, his work in mathematics and astronomy, his writing of articles for encyclopedias and other publications, and his work as president of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences.

  7. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items. 12 containers. 3.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the acting career of J. M. Lander.

  8. Hubbard family papers, 1639-1925

    7,500 items. 19 containers plus 1 oversize. 7.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, primarily Gardiner G. Hubbard, his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard , father, Samuel Hubbard, and father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Includes material relating to Gardiner Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, ranching in Washington state, and the development of the Bell telephone system in Europe; also includes papers relating to Robert Henry McCurdy's activities during the Civil War, especially with the Union Defence Committee in New York.

  9. Henry L. Dawes papers, 1833-1933

    22,000 items. 64 containers plus 2 oversize. 30 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, photographs, citations, congressional commissions, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and an incomplete biography of Dawes by his daughter, Anna Laurens Dawes. The collection documents mainly Dawes's career as a federal legislator and his work on issues relating to the American Indian, including his tenure as chairman of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

  10. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951

    16,100 items. 45 containers plus 2 oversize. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Scientist and historian. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, manuscript and printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, financial papers, and miscellany relating to Draper's scientific work and as a historian and including the papers of his son, Daniel Draper (1841-1931), and other family members.