26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) History, Modern.

  1. Dmitriĭ Antonovich Volkogonov papers, 1887-1995

    10,170 items. 30 containers plus 2 oversize. 14 linear feet. 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Military historian, member of the Russian parliament, and advisor to the president of the Russian Federation. Copies of correspondence, memoranda, articles, texts of speeches, interviews, personal testimonies, investigative and other reports, official protocols, directives, resolutions, schedules, logs, inventories of archival material, printed material, film scenarios, and photographs reproduced from records in thirteen Russian archives as well as the originals of some of Volkogonov's personal papers reflecting his study of significant events and individuals of modern Russian history.

  2. Bernadotte Everly Schmitt papers, 1868-1970

    31,000 items. 54 containers plus 9 oversize. 23.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, historian, and author. Correspondence, research notes, scrapbooks, writings and lectures, bibliographies, and printed matter relating principally to Schmitt's studies in modern European diplomatic history, especially his work on the outbreak of World War I.

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  3. Alcides Arguedas diaries, 1900-1943

    18 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Bolivian author, diplomat, politician, and historian. Diaries, mostly typescript copies, some originals, covering Arguedas's personal and professional life as well as his views on Bolivian politics and world events.

  4. Henry Brandon papers, 1939-1994

    22,000 items. 77 containers plus 20 oversize plus 3 classified. 34.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reviews, speeches, reports, transcripts of interviews, reference files, notes, appointment books, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Brandon's career as chief American correspondent for the Sunday Times, London. The collection documents his coverage of major events and presidential administrations of the second half of the twentieth century, his interest in international relations, and his personal and official contacts with prominent American and world figures.

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  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.

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    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 Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

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  6. 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.

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    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.

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  7. Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

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

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    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.

  8. Associated Press news dispatches, 1915-1930

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

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    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.

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  9. Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1935-1974

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

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    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.

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

    1,088 items . 6 containers. 2.5 linear feet. 50 digital files (71.19 MB). -- 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, both of which are documented in personal journals. Her leadership with the American Dance Guild and the ADG-sponsored gala celebrating the New Dance Group is also well documented in this collection.

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