4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Evans, Luther Harris, 1902-1981--Correspondence.

  1. Herbert Putnam papers, 1783-1958

    8,000 items. 35 containers plus 1 oversize. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian of Congress. Family and general correspondence, family diaries and journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, legal papers, genealogical material, autograph collection, and printed matter relating largely to Putnam's family and personal life, including diaries and letters of many members of the Putnam and allied O'Hara, Pinhey, and Mason families. Also includes papers relating to Putnam's interests and activities in the field of librarianship, especially to his work as director of the Boston Public Library and his position as Librarian of Congress.

  2. Verner W. Clapp papers, 1901-1994

    16,000 items. 52 containers. 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including at the Library of Congress, duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; his role in the establishment of the National Diet Library (Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan) of Japan; and work for the Council on Library Resources.

  3. Archibald MacLeish papers, 1907-1981

    20,000 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, playwright, government official, and Librarian of Congress. Papers include correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose; manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; and notes and manuscripts for classroom lectures on modern poetry given by MacLeish at Harvard University (1949-1962).

  4. John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax papers, 1907-1969

    approximately 4900 items; 14 boxes; 5.6 linear feet.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of correspondence, research notes, transcripts, sheet music, manuscript music transcriptions, song texts, song books, maps, and administrative documents dating primarily from the tenure of John A. Lomax and his son Alan Lomax at the Archive of American Folk Song, Library of Congress, from 1932-1942, but with a few items dating to the 1960s. Correspondents include various staff at the Library of Congress, in particular, Harold Spivacke; and folklorists, musicians, writers, academics, film directors, and others, including Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter and Woody Guthrie; various government agencies including the Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project, and War Department; broadcasting and record companies; publishers; and fans of Alan Lomax's radio shows, who sent in contributions of folk songs and folklore from their childhood and communities. Documents include drafts of speeches, lectures, articles, and drafts of their books for publication.