7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Collectors and collecting--United States.

  1. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  2. Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford papers from the Kurt Weisbecker collection, 1931-2006

    0.8 linear feet (3 boxes, approximately 350 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford papers from the Kurt Weisbecker collection consists of correspondence, greeting cards, photographs, and other material highlighting the relationship between Pittsburgh-area jazz fans/collectors Glenda Abdoo and Ken Crawford, and notable jazz performers from the 1950's and 1960s.

  3. John Secrist Jr. papers, 1919-1973

    5.75 linear feet (18 boxes). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers, including discographic and photographic materials, included in the John Secrist Jr. Collection of nearly 1,700 operatic sound recordings.

  4. John Werner Kluge papers, 1793-2002

    38,850 items. 111 containers plus 5 oversize. 52.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, photographs, inventories and catalogs, scrapbooks, clippings, financial records, reports, and printed material documenting Kluge's art collecting, real estate properties, business activities, and philanthropic pursuits.

  5. Jim Walsh papers, 1867-1987, and undated

    23.58 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 12,860 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The papers consist of correspondence, research files, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that form part of a larger collection of sound recordings and audio equipment assembled by journalist, radio host, and early recording collector Jim Walsh.

  6. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection archive, 1913-2005

    ca. 10,800 items (31 containers, 13 linear feet). -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records of the collection of illustrated books acquired by Lessing J. Rosenwald and now held by the Library of Congress. Correspondence, Subject File, speeches and writing, printed ephemera, and miscellany related to the rare book collection and its creator, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Contains records of the Library of Congress's custodianship of the collection, administrative and legal documents,...

  7. Isabelle Sayers papers, circa 1886-1980

    3.7 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 map case folders, approximately 3,250 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paper and photographic materials created and gathered by Isabelle S. Sayers as she assembled her collection of early recordings and audio equipment.