6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Immigrants.

  1. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items ; 39 containers ; 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  2. Benjamin C. Gruenberg and Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg papers, 1878-1972

    45,000 items ; 137 containers plus 2 oversize ; 55.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Benjamin C. Gruenberg, author and educator. Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg, author and child study specialist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Gruenbergs' personal lives and professional careers.

  3. Rhoda Métraux papers, 1837-1997

    90,000 items ; 224 containers plus 1 classified and 20 oversize ; 101 linear feet ; 802 digital files (2.2 MB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist and author. Correspondence, lectures and writings, field diaries, field notes and notebooks, reports, proposals, minutes, programs, interview transcripts, questionnaires, statistical analyses, artwork and drawings, photographs, maps, census data, projective testing materials, financial records, and printed matter pertaining to Métraux's career as an anthropologist and her...

  4. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944

    10,060 items ; 73 containers plus 3 oversize ; 18.4 linear feet ; 36 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and inventor. Family and general correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other papers. Includes letters from Samuel Finley Breese Morse to his family describing his studies in England during the War of 1812 and his subsequent struggle to support himself as a portrait painter in the United States; correspondence and other papers relating to Morse's invention of the...

  5. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the...

  6. W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection, 1936-1991

    7 boxes 4.5 linear feet.. manuscripts: 115 folders.. 239 sound discs (35 hours) : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.. 170 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 24 drawings.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The California Folk Music Project of the California Work Projects Administration (WPA) was conceived and directed by Sidney Robertson Cowell and co-sponsored by the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Music Division, Library of Congress from 1938 to 1940. Additional support was provided by the New Music Society of California and the Society of California Pioneers....