57 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Church.

  1. Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899

    157 items. 13 containers. 5.5 linear feet. 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam. Includes a report of 1845 on the water supply system of Manila in the Philippines.

  2. Wiley Rutledge, Jr., papers, 1909-1984

    76,250 items. 239 containers plus 2 oversize. 96.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, family papers, court files, academic files, speeches and writings, and others papers documenting Rutledge's career as professor and dean of the State University of Iowa College of Law (1935-1939), associate justice for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1939-1943), and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1943-1949).

  3. Vida Chenoweth collection, circa 1940-2000

    15,686 items. 42 containers. 15.5 linear feet (31 containers).. 638 sound cassettes : analog.. 251 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 89 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 2 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 71 videocassettes (VHS and U-Matic) : color, sound ; 1/2 in and 3/4 in.. 5 videodiscs (DVD).. 10 film reels.. approximately 660 photographs : film negatives.. approximately 1200 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 730 slides ; color ; 35 mm.. 1177 half frame slides, mostly color.. 3 slides ; color ; 126.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, and the United States. Includes work done by her students at Wheaton College and colleagues at the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Includes recording logs, analysis, song transcriptions, song texts, theses, correspondence, Chenoweth's diaries (1980s), and field notes. Sound recordings include music and spoken word from various provinces in Papua New Guinea, such as Eastern and Western Highlands, Madang, Morobe, East New Britain, New Ireland, and Irian Jaya provinces. Moving images include Chenoweth family films, as well as documentation about music and practices from throughout Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, and other regions. They also include content from the South Pacific Festival of the Arts in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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  4. Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

    250,000 items. 846 containers plus 12 oversize plus 1 classified. 340.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; speeches and writings; Supreme Court files consisting of calendars, docket books, conference lists, bench memoranda, notes, opinions, and correspondence with associate justices; records relating to lower courts; and organizational files, scrapbooks, and other papers.

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  5. William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    10 items. 2 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.

  6. William Henry Allison diaries, 1868-1940

    58 items. 15 containers. 4.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and clergyman. Diaries kept by Allison recording his daily activities as a historian, clergyman, and consultant to the Library of Congress in church history. Includes a diary, 1868-1869, kept by his grandmother, Mary Ireland Allison, and an index to the volumes.

  7. Samuel J. Baird papers, 1834-1892

    650 items. 5 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Presbyterian clergyman and author of Newark, Ohio. Correspondence and other material relating to Presbyterian Church affairs and doctrinal questions, the work of the American Bible Society in Virginia, and the Baird family.

  8. Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    5,200 items. 15 containers. 10 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African American education, religion, and his business ventures.

  9. 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.

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    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.

  10. Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913

    9,800 items. 28 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to business matters and social and family problems. Also included are reports, published material, and printed matter concerning the family, divorce, and temperance.

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