7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Essays.

  1. A. L. Alexander papers, circa 1936-1952

    approximately 350 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The A. L. Alexander Papers contain materials related to the radio programs Goodwill Court (1935-1936) and A. L. Alexander's Mediation Board (1943-1952). The first series consists of contemporary articles, correspondence, and other writings related to the history of the programs, while the second series consists of unorganized script fragments from the shows' productions.

  2. South-Central Georgia Folklife Project collection, 1977-1982

    24,855 items.. 13 containers.. 6.5 linear feet.. 152 folders.. 179 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 5 in.. 196 sound cassettes : analog.. 8 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. circa 14,000 film negatives : black-and-white ; 35 mm and 2 1/4 in.. circa 7400 slides and transparencies : color ; 35 mm and 2 1/4 in.. 31 drawings : pen-and-ink ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of documentary materials resulting from an ethnographic field research project conducted by the American Folklife Center in eight counties of south central Georgia, and at Mt. Zion, Georgia, in July and August 1977 in cooperation with the Arts Experiment Station of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Topics of research were hymn singing, vernacular architecture, foodways, jokes, and stories from the region. Includes documentation of the exhibition "Folk Art and Folk Life," at the Library of Congress, and proposed publication projects to 1982.

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  3. Lands' End all-American quilt collection, 1992-1997

    61.5 linear feet (154 boxes). Total approximately 80,543 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of photographs of quilts and quilters, essays, entry forms, and a few fabric and needlework samples submitted in three nationwide contests in 1992, 1994, and 1996 sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, Inc. home shopping service, and Good Housekeeping magazine. Approximately 13,100 entries for the three contests came from all 50 states and the District of Columbia with a few from Canada. Many styles of needlework, quilting, patchwork, appliqué, and embroidery are represented in the visual materials. The collection also includes correspondence and surveys from some contestants and administrative files related to judging the entries, exhibitions, and publicity.

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  4. Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    3 boxes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."

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  5. John Barth literary manuscripts, 1955-1978

    90 items. 11 containers plus 2 oversize. 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Holograph and annotated typed manuscripts and corrected galley and foundry proofs of several of Barth's early novels, short stories, nonfiction writings, and speeches.

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  6. Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001

    approximately 22,400 items. 70 containers. 38.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurence Picken was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. The collection primarily contains research materials, correspondence, writings, publications, and other items related to Picken's career and his study of East Asian musical traditions, especially those of the Tang Court. In addition, there are manuscript and published scores for Picken's musical compositions, transcriptions of traditional East Asian music, and some photographs.

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  7. Clifton Fadiman papers, 1952-1964

    400 items. 21 containers. 8.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Drafts and proofs of books and articles by Fadiman and correspondence with his publishers and brother, Edwin Fadiman, also an author.