131 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Great Britain.

  1. Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    75,000 items. 249 containers plus 7 oversize. 116 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  2. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items. 47 containers. 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  3. Richard L. Strout papers, 1900-1991

    6,000 items. 17 containers. 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes, printed matter, and writings relating to Strout's association with the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, and other publications.

  4. 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, and other aspects of industrial design.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  5. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  6. Allen Varley Astin papers, 1939-1973

    25,000 items. 66 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist and director, National Bureau of Standards. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda, reports, studies, congressional testimony, writings, speeches, conference papers, university teaching and training course records, research data, printed matter, and photographs documenting Astin's career at the National Bureau of Standards, 1928-1969.

  7. Gary W. North map collection

    24 items. 1 folder . 14 maps. 7 prints. 2 volumes. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 13 remote-sensing maps of locations in the United States, 1 remote-sensing map of the Amazon Basin, and 7 illustrations concerning the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1), which became known as Landsat 1. The materials are covered in Mylar and appear to have been part of an exhibition created by Gary W. North that includes one small banner. In addition, there are two unrelated volumes. One is titled Description of the Ordnance Survey Large Scale Maps, which was published around 1921 by the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. The second volume is titled Stereograms prepared by the University of Illinois Committee on Aerial Photography. The latter volume's materials date from the 1930s to the 1950s.

  8. William Farquhar correspondence and other Malay letters, 1812-1832

    46 items. 16 containers. 8.3 linear feet. -- Asian Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, mainly from Malay kings and notables to William Farquhar, primarily during his years as British Resident of Singapore and from 1819 to 1823. Reflects Farquhar's role in the founding of modern Singapore and his relationships with Malay rulers instrumental to the success of the East India Company's enterprise in Singapore.

  9. Jean Ritchie and George Pickow collection, 1923-2015

    78,521 items. 119 containers. 108 linear feet. manuscripts: 41,650 sheets. 7 wire sound reels : analog. approximately 642 sound tape reels ; various sizes. 1 sound only videocassette (VHS). approximately 766 film elements : analog, black and white, color ; various sizes. approximately 255 videocassettes ; various sizes. approximately 35,000 photographs, various formats : black and white, color ; various sizes. 1 award. approximately 100 lanyards. approximately 100 buttons. 1 Appalachian dulcimer ; length 808 mm. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Multiformat materials that document the careers of folksinger and folklorist Jean Ritchie, and her husband, photographer and filmmaker George Pickow, from the 1940s to 2000.

  10. James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    29.5 linear feet. 58 boxes, 21,044 items in collection. 19,417 manuscript items (12 linear feet manuscripts), 397 sound recordings [178 wax cylinders and 221 12-inch acetate discs], 180 cylinder containers, 1233 graphic materials (40 ink-and-pencil drawings, with 10 of these in color; 352 black-and-white film negatives, 17 color slides [positive transparencies], 1 black-and- white contact sheet, 592 black-and-white photographic prints, 4 color photographic prints, 112 black-and-white glass negatives, and 115 glass positives). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; other material was collected in the United States between 1937 and 1941 by Carpenter and his Duke University students.