3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Book collecting.

  1. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items. 81 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable, educational, and cultural philanthropies; and his work as a bibliographer and collector of books and prints.

  2. Adee family papers, 1824-1966

    300 items. 3 containers. 1.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Journals, correspondence, poetry, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, genealogical records of the Adee and Graham families, and miscellaneous family material, including papers of Alvey A. Adee, chief of the Diplomatic Bureau at the United States Department of State and assistant secretary of state; Augustus Alvey Adee, United States Navy surgeon; and David Graham Adee, author and lawyer.

  3. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection archive, 1913-2005

    ca. 10,800 items (31 containers, 13 linear feet). -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Records of the collection of illustrated books acquired by Lessing J. Rosenwald and now held by the Library of Congress. Correspondence, Subject File, speeches and writing, printed ephemera, and miscellany related to the rare book collection and its creator, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Contains records of the Library of Congress's custodianship of the collection, administrative and legal documents, planning material for related exhibits and publications, and research files.