32 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Libraries.

  1. Council on Library and Information Resources records, 1937-2001

    60,500 items ; 174 containers plus 1 oversize ; 70 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nonprofit library advocacy and coordinating agency. Established in 1997 through a merger of the Council on Library Resources and Commission on Preservation and Access. Correspondence, meeting minutes, project files, press releases, funding and grant applications, reports, and printed material.

  2. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2011

    861,000 items ; 2,697 containers plus 47 oversize ; 1,100 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels ; 118 digital files (1.27 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and...

  3. Joint Committee on Materials for Research records, 1925-1940

    25,000 items ; 83 containers ; 33.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Joint Committee of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council established in November 1929 for the purpose of fostering the acquisition, identification, and preservation of source materials. Correspondence, minutes and agenda of meetings, and papers relating to the committee's surveys of materials for research. Includes information on library and archives...

  4. 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...

  5. Adelaide Rosalia Hasse papers, 1862-1951

    600 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian, bibliographer, and civil servant. Correspondence, subjects files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hasse's life and career.

  6. 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.

  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. Dudley Wright Knox papers, 1864-1950

    6,550 items ; 24 containers ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and historian. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, articles, book file, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to Knox's activities as director of the United States Office of Naval Records and Library, as secretary of the Naval Historical Foundation, and as an author of books and articles on naval affairs.

  9. 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,...

  10. 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...