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

  1. Ezra Pound papers, 1945-1986

    550 items. 1 containers. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Poet and critic. Primarily correspondence with Stephane de Yankowska, a Polish friend living in England, written during the time Pound was confined to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., after having been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial for treason. Also includes legal papers pertaining to the motion to dismiss the treason charges and secure Pound’s release from the psychiatric hospital

  2. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

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

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    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. 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.

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    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 institutions, and her interests and activities in the broader areas of race, technological change, overpopulation, and peace. Also includes papers of Mead's associates and colleagues.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Edward O. Wilson papers, 1931-2015

    95,000 items. 284 containers plus 4 oversize. 120 linear feet. 975 digital files (140,000 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, field notes, reports, memoranda, minutes, conference papers, grant applications, lists, teaching files, awards and honors, book reviews, press clippings, photographs, family papers, school records, military applications, printed matter, digital files, and audiovisual recordings chronicling most aspects of Wilson’s professional life, including his seminal research and writings on ants, sociobiological investigations into the evolutionary and genetic basis of social behavior, and environmental advocacy.

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  6. Look magazine records, 1934-1970

    6,300 items. 18 containers. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Biweekly, general interest popular magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa, from March 1937 to October 1971. Drafts, correspondence, notes and field notes, interoffice memos, reference materials, clippings, and other papers documenting Look's writing, editorial, and research processes.

  7. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  8. Eleanor Dickinson collection, 1901-2004

    manuscripts: 90 folders.. preservation tapes: 99 sound tape reels (261 hrs. 30 min.) : analog, 2 track, various speeds ; 10 in.. 86 sound cassettes : analog.. 170 video reels ; various sizes.. 11 videocassettes ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 x 5 in.. 17 color slides.. 222 powerpoint slides : digital prints, grayscale.. 2 artifacts.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    This collection of video recordings, sound recordings, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, and artifacts documents Protestant religious revival meetings of various denominations in the southern Appalachian region, primarily in Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia. The collection includes interviews with church leaders and members of congregations, and documentation of religious services, healing services, revivals, hymn singing, sermons, snake handling, and other religious rites and customs recorded by Eleanor Dickinson from 1968 to 1991. Other topics include beekeeping, church roadside signs, religious quilts, snake hunting, drinking strychnine, decorating graves in cemeteries, church dinners, and more. Included are some religious and secular radio programs recorded by Dickinson, including programs from Nashville, Tennessee, featuring bluegrass music, and a program featuring Paul Simon; and documentation of Protestant revivals in Oakland and San Francisco, California. Dickinson's interviews with visionary artist Rev. Howard Finster on various occasions between August 1, 1981 and July 25, 1991 in Summerville, Georgia, are included in the collection. The collection also includes audio logs and transcripts, video logs, the collector's powerpoint presentations (2004), documentation of Dickinson's exhibition, "Revival!," at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1970; and other manuscripts.

  9. Charles W. Hack papers, circa 1800-1926

    15 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer and surgeon. Mainly a journal of Hack’s medical service in the United States Army in the Philippines, 1901-1903, two manuscripts, portions of the Koran, in Arabic, and one Arabic-script manuscript in Maranao, a native Philippine language from Mindanao, an excerpt from the epic “Darangen.”

  10. Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    35,000 items. 102 containers plus 4 oversize and electronic files. 46 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

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