5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Books and reading.

  1. Clifton Fadiman papers, 1952-1964

    400 items. 21 containers. 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Drafts and proofs of books and articles by Fadiman and correspondence with his publishers and brother, Edwin Fadiman, also an author.

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  2. Virginia H. Mathews papers, 1897-1991

    30,500 items. 89 containers. 35.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Director, National Book Committee, Deputy Director, National Library Week, and consultant, Library of Congress Center for the Book. Correspondence, agenda, minutes, reports, planning materials, photographs, promotional materials, and scrapbooks primarily relating to Mathew's work with the National Book Committee promoting libraries, librarianship, books, and literacy. In addition, the papers document Mathews's lifelong advocacy of improving access to library services to marginalized and underserved communities.

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  3. Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-2004

    190,350 items. 553 containers plus 38 oversize. 233 linear feet. 2 digital files (1.33MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, calendars and schedules, speeches and writings, background and research material, family and estate papers, financial and legal records, interviews, notes, course outlines and examinations, travel documents, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers in both physical and digital formats documenting Boorstin's career as an educator, author, and administrator of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.

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  4. Library of Congress archives, 1800-2015

    2,225,000 items. 5,200 containers plus 10 classified. 3,000 linear feet. 335 microfilm reels. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Library of Congress Archives is a collection of records created by the Library of Congress in the course of its operations, activities, and initiatives. It includes correspondence and memoranda, ledgers and record books, photographs, imprints, recorded sound, electronic records, and documents, among other formats. The records date to 1800, when the Library of Congress was established.

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  5. Ralph Ellison personal library and ephemera, 1937-2010

    Approximate number of items: 1,762. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Collections consists of books owned by Ellison as well as journals and ephemera. The Library of Ralph Ellison Collection includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase number and Arabic - shelf number (i.e., A/VII/2 would be: Room A; Bookcase VII; Shelf 2).