5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mearns, David C. (David Chambers), 1899-1981.

  1. David C. Mearns papers, 1830-1979

    20,000 items. 161 containers plus 5 oversize. 65 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and historian. Correspondence, writings, reports, and orders documenting Mearns's positions as an official and historian of the Library of Congress and scholar of Abraham Lincoln.

  2. Literary Society of Washington, Washington, D.C., records, 1873-1991

    2,150 items. 19 containers. 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, poems, financial records, clippings, and printed matter relating to literary and intellectual affairs as well as to the organization and administration of the society.

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  3. J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    35,000 items. 110 containers plus 3 oversize. 49.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, especially relating to Mary Todd Lincoln.

  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 establishment of the National Diet Library (Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan) of Japan; and work for the Council on Library Resources.

  5. Archibald MacLeish papers, 1907-1981

    20,000 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, playwright, government official, and Librarian of Congress. Papers include correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose; manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; and notes and manuscripts for classroom lectures on modern poetry given by MacLeish at Harvard University (1949-1962).