15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Design--United States.

  1. Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    around 810 items ; 8 containers ; 5.75 linear feet ; Microfilm (93/20012 [MUS]--scrapbooks only). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical...

  2. Raymond Loewy papers, 1929-1988

    55,000 items ; 195 containers plus 117 oversize ; 109 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrial designer. Correspondence; administrative, client, and project files; and financial and legal papers relating to Loewy's work as an industrial designer and documenting the growth of his company from a small firm to a complex system of international corporations and subsidiaries concerned with architecture, corporate image coordination, exhibitions, marketing, packaging, product design,...

  3. Harriet Hoctor collection, 1868-1977

    1,700 items. 8 containers. 4.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American dancer and choreographer Harriet Hoctor (1905-1977) began performing on the vaudeville stage in the early 1920s. By the mid-1930s, she was a featured dancer on Broadway and in motion pictures. The collection documents Hoctor's professional life including items related to her early dance training at the Louis H. Chalif Normal School of Dancing in New York and her later career leading the...

  4. Martha Graham collection, 1896-2003

    350,100 items ; 398 containers ; 590 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Martha Graham was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher and company director. The Martha Graham Collection is comprised of materials that document her career and trace the history of the development of her company, Martha Graham Dance Company, which became the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, and school, Martha Graham School, later to be called the Martha Graham School of...

  5. Lester Horton Dance Theater collection, 1918-1996

    11,508 items ; 71 containers ; 22 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lester Horton was a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. The collection, which documents Horton's personal and professional life and the activities of the Lester Horton Dance Theater, contains correspondence, writings, music, publicity and production materials, programs, teaching materials, business papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, publications, costume and set designs, photographs, and...

  6. John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961

    around 1,700 items ; 12 boxes ; 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Alden Carpenter was an American composer. The collection contains music materials, primarily holograph manuscripts of Carpenter's songs, chamber and orchestral pieces, and dramatic works; correspondence; writings; photographs and artwork; biographical materials; certificates and honors; programs; clippings; and scrapbooks.

  7. Federal Theatre Project collection, 1932-1943

    around 525,000 items ; 1,475 containers ; 523 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research...

  8. Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers, 1850-1989

    265,000 items ; 677 containers plus 77 oversize ; 370 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, travel records, staff files, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, publicity files, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles Eames and Ray...

  9. 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.

  10. Arthur Woods papers, 1884-1938

    150 items ; 1 container plus 6 oversize ; 1.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Police commissioner and military officer. Diary, correspondence, reports, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs chiefly documenting the service of Arthur Woods as New York City police commissioner, colonel in the Division of Military Aeronautics, United States War Department, and assistant to the secretary of war.