16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civilization.

  1. American Scholar records, 1926-2006

    140,500 items ; 428 containers ; 171.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A quarterly magazine of public affairs and culture published by the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Correspondence, business and editorial records, original manuscripts and edited drafts of works published by the Society in the American Scholar.

  2. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    1,250 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

  3. Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1824-2013

    45,000 items ; 126 containers ; 50.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and political theorist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, subject file, teaching material, notes and notebooks, projects file, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers documenting Lipset's career as a sociologist and political theorist and his body of work.

  4. A.L. Kroeber writings, 1923-1957

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

    Summary:

    Anthropologist. Drafts of Anthropology: Race, Language, Culture, Psychology, Prehistory (1948) and Style and Civilizations (1957) by Kroeber.

  5. Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

  6. William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    43,400 items ; 124 containers plus 21 oversize ; 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his...

  7. John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944

    2,000 items ; 14 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.

  8. Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996

    530,000 items ; 1,790 containers plus 50 oversize ; 783.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational...

  9. Charles William Le Gendre papers, 1866-1893

    1,800 items ; 14 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, reports, Chinese and Japanese documents, and other papers relating chiefly to Le Gendre's service as American consul at Amoy, China, 1866-1872; as advisor in the Japanese government and in a diplomatic post representing Japan in Taiwan, 1872-1875; and as advisor in the Korean government, 1890-1899. Includes Le Gendre's journal,...

  10. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2011

    861,000 items ; 2,697 containers plus 47 oversize ; 1,100 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels ; 118 digital files (1.27 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and...