12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Libraries--United States.

  1. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection archive, 1913-2005

    ca. 10,800 items (31 containers, 13 linear feet). -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records of the collection of illustrated books acquired by Lessing J. Rosenwald and now held by the Library of Congress. Correspondence, Subject File, speeches and writing, printed ephemera, and miscellany related to the rare book collection and its creator, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Contains records of the Library of Congress's custodianship of the collection, administrative and legal documents,...

  2. Virginia H. Mathews papers, 1897-1991

    30,500 items ; 89 containers ; 35.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Director, National Book Committee, Deputy Director, National Library Week, and consultant, Library of Congress Center for the Book. Correspondence, agenda, minutes, reports, planning materials, photographs, promotional materials, and scrapbooks primarily relating to Mathew's work with the National Book Committee promoting libraries, librarianship, books, and literacy. In addition, the papers...

  3. Verner W. Clapp papers, 1901-1994

    16,000 items ; 52 containers ; 18.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Clapp's service as a librarian, including at the Library of Congress, duties as chief librarian to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif., 1945; work for Unesco on various international library matters; his role in the...

  4. Burton Egbert Stevenson papers, 1900-1951

    7,700 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthologist, author, and librarian. Correspondence with poets and other writers, comments on the origin of quotations, obscure biographical data on literary figures, and negotiations with publishers relating to the compilation of Stevenson's anthologies. Includes correspondence and administrative files from his service as European representative of the American Library Association, including...

  5. Association of Research Libraries records, 1932-1981

    77,700 items ; 222 containers ; 88.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization of research libraries in the United States and Canada. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, financial records, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to the association's membership and its assessment and evaluation projects and services on behalf of client institutions.

  6. Solon J. Buck papers, 1778-1962

    15,000 items ; 50 containers plus 3 oversize ; 21.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, financial papers, bibliographies, and research material relating primarily to Buck's career at the National Archives and Library of Congress.

  7. William Dawson Johnston papers, 1842-1927

    7,500 items ; 15 containers ; 5.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and historian. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, notes, writings, photographs, and clippings and other printed matter. Chiefly relates to librarianship and the history of libraries.

  8. Lessing J. Rosenwald papers, 1819-1979

    28,000 items ; 81 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bibliophile, businessman, and philanthropist. Correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, printed matter, and miscellany relating to Rosenwald's career with Sears, Roebuck & Company; his activities on behalf of various Jewish causes and his opposition to Zionism; his public service work with the National Recovery Administration and the War Production Board; his various charitable,...

  9. Arthur W. Hummel, Sr., correspondence series, Library of Congress archives, 1928-1942

    300 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American missionary to China and sinologist. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hummel's work as chief of the Library of Congress Orientalia Division.

  10. European Mission and Cooperative Acquisitions Project series, Library of Congress archives, 1942-1957

    8,000 items. 36 containers. 13.8 linear feet. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The European Mission and Cooperative Acquisitions Project series of the Library of Congress Archives comprises the records of the Library's European Mission (Mission to Germany) and subsequent Cooperative Acquisitions Project to collect materials in Europe in the immediate post-World War II period. The files include correspondence, lists of publications, index cards, printed matter, and other...