7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Library of Congress. Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

  1. Early American Paper Money Collection, 1746-1865

    3 boxes. 1.2 Linear feet; approximately 366 items.. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Early American Paper Money Collection contains bills issued primarily by the Continental Congress and the original thirteen colonies. The denominations range from one penny to a hundred dollars and three pence to eight pounds. Includes random examples of Continental Currency and bills issued by Bank of Toronto, Bank of the United States, Confederate States of America, Connecticut,...

  2. Manuscript Plays Collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1973

    190 containers; 3,080 items; 203 linear feet . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selected typewritten or handwritten playss deposited in the United States Copyright Office that were subsequently transferred to the Rare Book and Special Collections Division due to their unique or noteworthy qualities. The collection is among the oldest of the extant plays, including examples of early items bound in leather and others that are handwritten. The collection also contains plays by...

  3. Theodore Roosevelt Hunting Library, 1566-1926

    13 shelves ; 254 items . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is comprised primarily of late 19th and early 20th century publications on hunting, natural history, exploration, conservation, endangered species, cultural anthropology, ornithology and sport. The majority of the titles give instruction and techniques for hunting specific types of game in varying weather conditions, terrain and locations around the world. Other genres in the...

  4. Paul Avrich anarchism collection, 1890-2006

    306 boxes, 56 boxes, 2 portfolios ; 250 Linear feet, ca. 125,000 items. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records of the Records of the Records of the Paul Avrich Anarchism Collection are now held in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress. The collection consists of materials collected by Dr. Paul Avrich in the course of is interests in anarchism and Russian history and as university professor and author. The original collection contains correspondence (labeled...

  5. Ralph Ellison personal library and ephemera, 1937-2010

    Approximate number of items: 1,762. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Collections consists of books owned by Ellison as well as journals and ephemera. The Library of Ralph Ellison Collection includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase number and Arabic - shelf...

  6. 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,...

  7. Library of Congress archives, 1800-2015

    2,225,000 items. 5,200 containers plus 10 classified. 3,000 linear feet. 335 microfilm reels. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Library of Congress Archives is a collection of records created by the Library of Congress in the course of its operations, activities, and initiatives. It includes correspondence and memoranda, ledgers and record books, photographs, imprints, recorded sound, electronic records, and documents, among other formats. The records date to 1800, when the Library of Congress was established.