6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Books--United States.

  1. 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...

  2. William Allen White papers, 1859-1944

    136,800 items ; 537 containers ; 198 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper editor. Letterpress books and personal and special correspondence relating mainly to White's personal life and career as editor of the Emporia Gazette.

  3. Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967

    15,600 items ; 61 containers ; 24.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editorial and publishers’ correspondence and preliminary readers’ reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.

  4. Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-1995

    140,350 items ; 401 containers plus 31 oversize ; 171.2 linear feet. -- 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 documenting Boorstin's career...

  5. 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.

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

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

    Summary:

    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,...