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

  1. 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...

  2. Henry S. Pritchett papers, 1876-1967

    3,700 items ; 18 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Correspondence, travel diaries and autobiographical fragments, drafts and reprints of writings, speeches, essays, reports, Pritchett's book entitled What is Religion? (1906), and other papers relating to Pritchett's career in science and education.

  3. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    54,000 items ; 105 containers ; 33 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

  4. Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981

    117,000 items ; 460 containers plus 2 oversize ; 184 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Endowment established in 1942 by Paul and Mary Mellon to fund scholarly research and publication in the humanities. Correspondence, memoranda, bylaws, minutes, reports on publications and projects, grant applications, financial statements, and other records concerning the genesis and administration of the foundation. Translations of literary works, editorial correspondence, and production...

  5. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items ; 304 containers ; 72 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  6. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items ; 165 containers ; 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and...

  7. Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967

    35,000 items ; 108 containers plus 2 oversize ; 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. Correspondence and memoranda, speeches and writings, financial and property records, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and biographical data relating primarily to Luce's publishing career and his involvement in political, religious, civic, and private organizations.

  8. Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    375,550 items ; 1062 containers plus 8 oversize ; 429.3 linear feet ; 762 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900,...

  9. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953

    56,680 items ; 109 containers ; 48.50 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of...

  10. Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1925-1943

    6,000 items ; 21 containers ; 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fund to facilitate technical development, improve safety, and expand the popularity of aviation; active from 1926-1930. Correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other records relating chiefly to commercial aviation in the United States and to a history of the fund written by R. H. Mayo. Subjects include aeronautical education and research,...