227 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Manuscripts.

  1. Leo Joseph Bailey collection, 1917-2008 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. 18 photographs.. manuscripts: 44 items.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection includes clippings, correspondence, a memoir, transcription of memoir, military papers, photographs, and a video recording of two speeches given to the Southern Cayuga Central School in 1987, documenting Bailey's service during World War I.

  2. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers. . 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances of ballads, blues, bluegrass, contra dance music, country music, cowboy songs, fiddle tunes,...

  3. Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian collection, circa 1961-1988

    approximately 3346 items. 5 containers. 27.5 linear feet. 5 containers; approximately 1400 items. 197 sound cassettes : analog. 1062 sound tape reels (5 in., 7 in., 10 in.) : analog. 10 photographs : film positives, color ; 35 mm. 3 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 6 in. and smaller. approximately 614 film elements. approximately 60 videocassettes. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of fieldwork conducted by Bruce Jackson in prisons in Indiana, Missouri, and Texas; recordings at concerts and festivals including the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965, 1967-1968; interviews conducted at various events including Resurrection City, 1968; interviews with and performances by various blues artists, folk artists, and others including poets and literary figures,...

  4. Laurindo Almeida papers, 1912-1995

    approximately 6,500 items ; 84 containers ; 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains...

  5. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 98,750 items. 195 containers. 122 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  6. Edgar D. Andrews collection, 1917-1974 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    5 photographs.. manuscripts: 118 items.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Edgar D. Andrews collection contains correspondence, clippings, civilian papers, creative works, regimental histories, and photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of letters the veteran wrote to his mother, Sarah, his sister, Sue, and his father, George, while serving in France during World War I with the American Expeditionary Forces.

  7. Joseph Royston Gathings, I, collection, 1914-1936 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    manuscripts: 181 items.. graphic images: 43 photographs : black and white ; various sizes.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joseph Royston Gathings, I, collection includes clippings, correspondence, military papers and photographs relating to Joseph Royston Gathings' service in the United States Army in France during World War I

  8. Clyde Wilbur Russell collection, 1917-1919 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    46 letters (80 pages). manuscripts: 52 items.. artifact: 1 item.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, and artifacts relating to Clyde Wilbur Russell’s service in the United States Army during World War I. Correspondence includes letters to his mother and father, his brother and sister (both unidentified), and an additional brother, Roy, written while the veteran served with the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France. Topics...

  9. Charles Edmund Worth collection, 1917-1919 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    graphic images: 26 photographs : black and white ; various sizes.. manuscripts: 24 items.. 50 letters. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Charles Edmund Worth collection includes clippings, correspondence, military papers, photographs, and creative works relating to Charles Edmund Worth’s service in the United States Navy in Brazil, and the United States during World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Worth to his mother during his year stationed in Brazil, as well as personal essays on his...

  10. Philip E. Scholz collection, 1918-1920 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    manuscripts: 55 items.. graphic images black and white ; various sizes.. 45 letters (81 pages).. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Philip Scholz collection documents Scholz's World War I service. Born in Wisconsin, Scholz was a private in the United States Army and served at Camp Grant, Illinois; Camp Upton, New York; England; and France. Dating 1918-1920, materials include correspondence, a memoir, military papers, printed matter, and photographs.