3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Clapp, Verner W. (Verner Warren), 1901-1972.

  1. Verner W. Clapp papers, 1901-1994

    16,000 items. 52 containers. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including at the Library of Congress, duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; his role in the establishment of the National Diet Library (Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan) of Japan; and work for the Council on Library Resources.

  2. John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax papers, 1907-1969

    approximately 4900 items; 14 boxes; 5.6 linear feet.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of correspondence, research notes, transcripts, sheet music, manuscript music transcriptions, song texts, song books, maps, and administrative documents dating primarily from the tenure of John A. Lomax and his son Alan Lomax at the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress, from 1932-1942, but with a few items dating to the 1960s. Correspondents include various staff at the Library of Congress, in particular, Harold Spivacke; and folklorists, musicians, writers, academics, film directors, and others, including Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter and Woody Guthrie; various government agencies including the Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project, and War Department; broadcasting and record companies; publishers; and fans of Alan Lomax's radio shows, who sent in contributions of folk songs and folklore from their childhood and communities. Documents include drafts of speeches, lectures, articles, and drafts of their books for publication.

  3. Council on Library and Information Resources records, 1937-2001

    60,500 items. 174 containers plus 1 oversize. 70 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nonprofit library advocacy and coordinating agency. Established in 1997 through a merger of the Council on Library Resources and Commission on Preservation and Access. Correspondence, meeting minutes, project files, press releases, funding and grant applications, reports, and printed material.