16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Carnegie Institution of Washington.

  1. Simon Newcomb papers, 1813-1949

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 8 oversize. 61.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, mathematician, and economist. Correspondence, diaries, commonplace books, drafts of speeches, articles, reviews, and books, financial papers, genealogical papers, charts, tables, computations, photos, and printed matter reflecting Newcomb's personal and family life, his work in mathematics and astronomy, his writing of articles for encyclopedias and other publications, and his work as president of the International Congress of Arts and Sciences.

  2. John C. Merriam papers, 1899-1938

    70,000 items. 237 containers. 94.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paleontologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, notes, reports, speeches, drawings, maps, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, and other materials mainly concerning Merriam's work as chairman of the National Research Council, president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution.

  3. Elihu Root papers, 1863-1937

    66,050 items. 257 containers plus 9 oversize. 87.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of state, secretary of war, United States senator from New York, and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, subject files, financial papers, calendar and appointment books, invitations, and printed materials relating to Root's career as a lawyer and statesman.

  4. Frank Stanton papers, 1908-2006

    14,200 items. 41 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 16.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Broadcast executive. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, minutes of meetings, drafts, testimony, typescripts, reports and studies, interviews, transcripts, awards and citations, press clippings and releases, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Stanton's career as president and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.

  5. E.H. Vestine papers, 1932-1968

    3,900 items. 17 containers plus one oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Correspondence, reports, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material focusing on Vestine’s career as a physicist and his work on geomagnetics, seismology, and cosmic rays.

  6. Carnegie Institution of Washington reproductions collection, 1686-1941

    5,000 items. 38 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly transcriptions and copies of documents in foreign archives and personal collections relating to the history of the United States, especially the early Spanish period and British ministers to the United States from 1791 to 1812, collected for publication projects of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

  7. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items. 304 containers. 72 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  8. George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928

    9,900 items. 36 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist, mathematician, engineer, and physicist. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, notebooks, notes, memoranda, maps, charts, tables, landscape sketches, and printed matter primarily relating to Becker's service at the United States Geological Survey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and as president of the Geological Society of America.

  9. Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    21,550 items. 63 containers. 25.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; and a translation of a cipher used by the Lee family of Virginia.

  10. Maxine Singer papers, 1950-2004

    23,600 items. 69 containers plus 1 oversize. 27.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biochemist, science advocate, and administrator. Correspondence, laboratory notebooks, subject files, research material, reports, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items documenting Singer's genetic research, science advocacy, and administrative service with various scientific institutes and organizations, including her tenure as president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.