9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) History, Modern--20th century.

  1. Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

    200 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and political activist. Correspondence chiefly from Porter to Marcelle Sibon, Porter's French translator, along with other papers relating to Porter's personal and private affairs, her work as an author, and literary topics in general.

  2. Associated Press news dispatches, 1915-1930

    375 items ; 254 containers ; 101.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of news dispatches from the Washington, D.C., Bureau of the Associated Press containing an unbroken chronology of world and national events as reported by the news agency.

  3. Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    60,000 items ; 227 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 86 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

  4. Roy Wilson Howard papers, 1911-1966

    115,000 items ; 351 containers ; 140.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaperman. Correspondence, family papers, reports, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Howard's career in the newspaper business, especially with United Press Associations (later United Press International) and with the Scripps-Howard newspapers, particularly the New York World-Telegram.

  5. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items ; 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified ; 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the...

  6. Muriel Manings and William Korff papers, 1914-2007

    1,088 items ; 6 containers ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Performer and teacher Muriel Manings and her husband William Korff, a performer, dance historian, and writer, compiled a substantial collection of materials that highlight activities of the New Dance Group, with particular emphasis on the dance trio of members William Bales, Jane Dudley, and Sophie Maslow. Manings's acumen as a teacher of modern dance earned her two engagements to teach in Cuba,...

  7. Thomas H. Robbins papers, 1918-1971

    2,250 items ; 11 containers plus 1 classified ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States naval officer. Correspondence, duty orders, logbooks, biographical material, speeches, and other papers relating to Robbins's naval career and emphasizing his specialty in naval aviation.

  8. Jane Dudley papers, 1909-2001

    Approximately 1,230 items ; 11 boxes ; 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jane Dudley was an American dancer and choreographer known early in her career for her work with the Martha Graham Company, the New Dance Group, and as a co-founder of the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio. She went on to serve as artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel before joining the faculty of the London School of Contemporary Dance. Her papers primarily consist of clippings,...

  9. Benjamin Garber papers, 1916-2009

    835 items ; 8 containers ; 4.3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Benjamin Garber (1927-2001) was a distinguished interior designer who had a brief career as a dancer and enjoyed a close personal relationship with modern dance icon Martha Graham until the mid-1970s. The materials in the collection focus primarily on Garber's relationship with Martha Graham. Graham-related materials include correspondence, photographs, Graham dance company papers, programs,...