57 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Biography.

  1. Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980

    39,000 items ; 84 containers plus 1 oversize ; 34 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional...

  2. Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, 1954-2000

    21 items ; 15 containers ; 6.5 linear feet ; 35 sound cassettes. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author Burt Boyar is the biographer of American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The collection contains draft materials for his books Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: An Autobiography (2000), and taped interviews with Davis used in writing the book Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story (1989).

  3. Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

    17,668 items ; 89 containers ; 68.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. The Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive contains material related to his life and career after he and his family left Russia in 1917 to establish themselves in the United States. The archive contains Rachmaninoff's holograph music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, biographical articles and clippings, awards and honors, concert...

  4. Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    12,000 items ; 53 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

  5. James McKeen Cattell papers, 1835-1948

    49,000 items ; 189 containers plus 1 oversize ; 76 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, editor, and psychologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cattell's professional and academic affiliations.

  6. Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956

    19 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American stage actress, writer, educator. Annotated typescripts and mimeographed copies of Adams's unpublished autobiography, writings relating to the study of acting, a commencement address, notes for a proposed radio program, a religious play, and the corrected typescript of Phyllis Robbins's biography, Maude Adams, An Intimate Portrait.

  7. Paul Wilstach collection of Richard Mansfield papers, 1889-1918

    2000 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer (Wilstach). Actor (Mansfield). Scrapbooks, correspondence, plays, printed matter, and biographical material mainly created by Mansfield and collected by Wilstach, who served as Mansfield's secretary

  8. Jennie Lorenz collection relating to Charlotte Cushman, 1830-1960

    1,750 items ; 5 containers ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, research notes, reproductions of correspondence and portraits, and printed materials relating to Lorenz's research on the life of actress Charlotte Cushman.

  9. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items ; 141 containers plus 13 oversize ; 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  10. Max Schur papers, 1923-1974

    5,500 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, psychoanalyst, and writer. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, case files, reports, medical files, and other papers pertaining primarily to Schur's role as physician to Sigmund Freud (1928-1939) and to Schur's career as a writer and lecturer on psychoanalytic topics after World War II.