47 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Books.

  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. 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.

  3. Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    3,600 items ; 5 containers plus 11 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).

  4. Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967

    4,000 items ; 25 containers plus 2 oversize ; 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Literary editor. Correspondence, originals of writings by various authors, and material relating to Wendell L. Willkie, especially his 1942 world tour and drafts of his book, One World.

  5. T.M. Cleland papers, 1880-1964

    6,750 items ; 27 containers ; 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Book designer and illustrator. Correspondence, drawings, and title pages and designs for books and advertisements.

  6. Association of Research Libraries records, 1932-1981

    77,700 items ; 222 containers ; 88.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization of research libraries in the United States and Canada. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, financial records, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to the association's membership and its assessment and evaluation projects and services on behalf of client institutions.

  7. Virginia Hamilton papers, 1938-2003

    900 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American children's author. Correspondence, drafts, proofs, research material, publicity, and reviews pertaining to the production of Hamilton's books.

  8. Alberto Nepomuceno collection, 1887-1988

    approximately 150 items. 6 boxes. 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alberto Nepomuceno was a Brazilian composer, conductor, and teacher. The collection consists primarily of scores, most of which are photocopies of holographs, including two operas, nine orchestral, and twelve chamber and solo works, as well as approximately forty songs and other vocal works. In addition, the collection contains several photographs of the composer and his wife and other printed...

  9. Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    400 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed’s service in the Ninth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

  10. 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 Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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...