49 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Canada.

  1. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items. 47 containers. 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  2. Bertha Schooler Sohn map collection

    75 items. 3 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of seventy-five maps depicting locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Japan.

  3. Charles P. Taft map collection, 1948-1966

    19 items; 1 file folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    19 cartographic items for the period 1948-1966, and no date, including maps, map order forms, map indexes, and a tourist guide.

  4. Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 1999-2016

    17,495 items. 33 containers (13 3/4 linear feet). approximately 855 sound cassettes : analog.. approximately 310 sound files : digital, WAV.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. approximately 425 photographic prints : color ; various sizes.. more than 1840 images : digital, color, jpeg, tiff.. approximately 1200 folders (12,390 items). approximately 665 digital documents (doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). approximately 950 optical discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 10 floppy disks ; 3 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued though 2016.

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  5. Lands' End all-American quilt collection, 1992-1997

    61.5 linear feet (154 boxes). Total approximately 80,543 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia with a few from Canada. Many styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, appliqué, and embroidery are represented in the visual materials. The collection also includes correspondence and surveys from some contestants and administrative files related to judging the entries, exhibitions, and publicity.

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  6. Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    925 items. 7 containers. 1.1 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent (1814). Other subjects include international politics, Indian affairs, and the Blount conspiracy (1797).

  7. Peter A. Demens papers, 1880-2000

    45 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, businessman, railroad promoter, and entrepreneur. Notebooks, scrapbooks, correspondence, and articles mostly relating to Demens's authorship of articles for the Russian journal Viestnik Evropy and Russian and American newspapers on events in America and his life.

  8. Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    8,700 items. 29 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.

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  9. 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.

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  10. Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church of America. Diocese of Alaska records, 1733-1938

    87,000 items. 660 containers plus 111 oversize. 326 linear feet. 402 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Principally ecclesiastical records relating to the administration of the numerous parishes and chapels of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, and, to a lesser extent, in Canada and the United States, comprising correspondence, registers of births, marriages, and deaths, confession and communion records, a clergy dossier, orders and edicts (ukases) from imperial and ecclesiastical authorities, financial records, diaries and travel journals, photographs, printed matter, and other material. Includes material relating to missionary work among the Tlingit Indians; Russian administration of Alaska through the bureaucracy of the church; schools and education; the Russian-American Company; and papers of various church officials, including Tikhon Bellavin, Evdokim Meshcherskii, and John S. Kedrovsky.