155 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) France.

  1. Reid family papers, 1795-2003

    261,000 items. 932 containers plus 2 oversize. 372.8 linear feet. 239 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalists and newspaper publishers. Correspondence, financial records, office files, household and estate records, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers related to newspaper publishing and public affairs.

  2. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:10,000

    156 maps. 26 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 156 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France. Maps are scaled at 1:10,000. Data taken from aerial photography ("tranchées d'après photos ... ") and observation ("Schématique d'apres renseignements"). Some maps are in color and are sized at 100 x 100 cm or smaller. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches, entanglements, and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.

  3. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:20,000

    477 maps. 94 folders . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 477 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France and Belgium. Maps are scaled at 1:20,000. Data taken from aerial photography ("tranchées d'après photos ... ") and observation ("Schématique d'apres renseignements"). Some maps are in color and are sized at 100 x 100 cm or smaller. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.

  4. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals . 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hermann R. Friis collection contains cartographic manuals published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Army, War Department, and Geological Survey. A number of the manuals are from World War II, which discuss aerial photographs and military map symbols. Maps in the manuals include: the world, North America, the United States, Montana, Scandinavia, and France, among others. These maps exemplify different cartographic techniques.

  5. Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 1999-2016

    17,495 items. 33 containers (13 3/4 linear feet). approximately 855 sound cassettes : analog.. approximately 310 sound files : digital, WAV.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. approximately 425 photographic prints : color ; various sizes.. more than 1840 images : digital, color, jpeg, tiff.. approximately 1200 folders (12,390 items). approximately 665 digital documents (doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). approximately 950 optical discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 10 floppy disks ; 3 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued though 2016.

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  6. Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    11,500 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick Brooks's histories of the Kendrick and Brooks families.

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  7. Abel Doysié papers, 1910-1967

    4,850 items. 15 containers. 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily letters received from scholars and others at universities, libraries, and institutions for whom Doysié did historical and genealogical research in various French archives after 1936.

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  8. John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    4,500 items. 41 containers. 9.4 linear feet. 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.

  9. E.B. Washburne papers, 1829-1915

    37,000 items. 144 containers. 31.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

  10. Florence Deakins Becker papers, 1891-1963

    3,000 items. 10 containers plus 21 oversize. 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nurse and volunteer worker. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating principally to Becker’s volunteer activities on behalf of various health and medical causes, especially the crusade against tuberculosis and cancer.

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