20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Caribbean Area.

  1. David Bailie Warden papers, 1800-1840

    5,000 items. 28 containers. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, book collector, and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, scientific notes and articles, business papers, historical notes, and miscellaneous material. Includes material relating to Warden's service as private secretary to John Armstrong, U.S. minister to France, and as U.S. consul at Paris.

  2. David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

    7,000 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, orders, reports, memoranda, family papers, drafts of articles, memoirs, poems, short stories, and other literary writings, sketches, photographs, and printed matter documenting David D. Porter's naval career. Includes material on his years as a midshipman, his service in the Mexican War, trips to the Mediterranean to secure camels for use by the United States Army, Civil War service, superintendency of the United States Naval Academy, mission to Santo Domingo concerning the lease of Samaná Bay in the Dominican Republic, and his career as an advisor to the Navy Department (1870-1891) and chairman of the United States Navy Board of Inspection and Survey (1877-1891).

  3. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items. 54 containers plus 19 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. 46 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

  4. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  5. 1986 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1986

    11 folders. 24 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 and 15 ips, double track, stereo. ; 10 in.. 10 photographic prints : black and white. 315 photographs : negatives, black and white. 408 slides : color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and color slides documenting the performance of bluegrass music, blues music, Armenian music, Senegalese music and dance, Irish music, country music, gospel music, Chinese traditional music and modern compositions, Caribbean music, and Polish music and dance celebrating the Harvest Festival from several regions in Poland. Most concerts were recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. The concert of Chinese music was recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. The May 22 concert was held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Neptune Plaza Concert Series. Concerts were held from April through September 1986, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

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  6. Russell Wheeler Davenport papers, 1866-1980

    26,530 items. 107 containers; plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 48.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and political activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, research material, political files, biographical material, photographs, photograph albums, artifacts, and other papers relating primarily to Davenport's career as a writer and editor with Fortune and Life magazines, his involvement with the Republican Party, his work with the Institute for Creative Research, New York, N.Y., his writings including The Dignity of Man (1955), his service in World War I and II, and his personal life.

  7. Theodore Gordon Ellyson papers, 1912-1951

    1,050 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer and pioneer aviator. Biographical information and correspondence chiefly between Ellyson and his wife, Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn Ellyson, describing his naval sea duty and naval aviation.

  8. Rhoda Métraux papers, 1837-1997

    90,000 items. 224 containers plus 1 classified and 20 oversize. 101 linear feet. 802 digital files (2.2 MB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures, and writings in both physical and digital format. Physical materials also include field diaries, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, artwork and drawings, photographs, maps, census data, projective testing materials, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her professional and personal relationship with anthropologist Margaret Mead.

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  9. James Free papers, 1929-1996

    2,950 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Story files and scrapbooks of clippings of Free's articles for various newspapers, especially as Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Birmingham News covering the civil rights movement and the Cold War.

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  10. William F. Fullam papers, 1873-1942

    3,850 items. 10 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and journalist. Correspondence, bulletins, biographical data, naval news sheets, radio dispatches, reports, orders, commissions, transcripts of congressional testimony, writings, photographs, clippings, and other records relating to Fullam's naval career.