12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cities and towns.

  1. Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    30,450 items. 88 containers plus 83 oversize. 123.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria.

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  2. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items. 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified. 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

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  3. Yousef Waffa papers, 1932-1934

    10 items. 8 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape design student. Ten scrapbooks consisting of photographs, maps, blue prints, and notes detailing the urban and park planning of different cities and subdivisions across the United States at the outset of the New Deal.

  4. Leonard Downie Jr. papers, 1961-2020

    7,500 items. 20 containers plus 2 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and editor. Correspondence, interoffice memoranda, interviews, speeches, writings, reports, notes, political ephemera, photographs, and other papers documenting Downie's career as a journalist and editor at the Washington Post. Subjects include national politics, domestic terrorism, international affairs, foreign policy, and the internal operations and culture of the Washington Post.

  5. Town plan maps of Oregon

    maps : col. ; 64 x 44 cm. or smaller, on sheets 70 x 49 cm. or smaller. Scales differ.. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    City maps issued by the Oregon Department of Transportation showing highways, streets, parks, railroads, schools, public buildings, section corners, water features, land features, and various boundaries.

  6. Arthur Rothstein papers, 1936-2000

    3,150 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, notes, subject files, transcripts, press clippings, and other material relating to Rothstein’s career as a photojournalist.

  7. Shaw family papers, 1636-1892

    650 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, writings, copybooks, genealogical materials, reports, and other papers relating to the Shaw, Smith, Adams, and Felt (Felts) families. Central to the collection is the correspondence of Abigail Adams with her sister, Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody, and with Elizabeth Peabody's children, Abigail Adams Shaw Felt and William Smith Shaw. Includes sermons and other papers of Joseph Barlow Felt relating to New England; state laws; practices regulating religious fasts and feasts, especially Thanksgiving; court records; and Salem, Massachusetts, town records. Also includes papers of Felt's nephew, Joseph Barlow Felt Osgood.

  8. Constance McLaughlin Green papers, 1920-1969

    22,000 items. 17 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and author. Correspondence, drafts, galleys, and page proofs of writings, notes, printed and near-print material, clippings, speeches, and other papers relating primarily to Green's research on the history of Washington, D.C., and the publication of her two-volume Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington (1962-1963).

  9. Huntington Gilchrist papers, 1913-1973

    15,000 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official and business executive. Correspondence, personal and official documents, reports, speeches, research material, travel diaries, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Gilchrist's interest in international affairs, especially his activities on behalf of the League of Nations, United Nations, and Institute of Pacific Relations.

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  10. Stephen Hess papers, 1961-2016

    35,350 items. 101 containers. 40.4 linear feet. 426 digital files (118.96GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political scientist and author. Interviews, surveys, research material, digital video files, correspondence, memoranda, and other material relating to Hess's professional life, including his work as a Brookings Institution fellow and George Washington University faculty member, as well as his tenure as Richard M. Nixon's Deputy Assistant to the President for Urban Affairs.

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