15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Middle East--Description and travel.

  1. Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973

    10,000 items. 45 containers plus 1 oversize. 18.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clergyman and pacifist. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, and subject files pertaining to the career and activities of Frederick Joseph Libby, executive secretary of the National Council for Prevention of War.

  2. Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    120,000 items. 394 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified. 157.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in France; and to charges made against him by Senator Joseph McCarthy and postwar loyalty and security investigations. Also includes papers of his wife, Lois Walcott Kellogg Jessup, relating to her work for the American Friends Service Committee, United States Children's Bureau, and United Nations, her travels to Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and to her writings.

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  3. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels in Africa, the Near and Far East, and Europe.

  4. Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981

    67,300 items. 192 containers. 76.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, subject material, financial papers, printed matter, and personal miscellany, chiefly 1872-1964, of various members of the Grosvenor family, principally of Amherst and Millbury, Mass., and Washington, D.C.

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  5. Low-Mills family papers, 1767-1971

    9,000 items. 39 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family engaged in China trade. Correspondence, diaries, journals, writings and genealogical material documenting the Low, Mills, Hillard, and Loines families from the early years of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth. Of special interest are papers concerning the family's activities in the China trade and the journal of Harriet Low Hillard documenting her stay in Macau, 1829-1834.

  6. Ameen Fares Rihani papers, 1897-1940

    1,250 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Arab-American author and poet. Photocopies of correspondence, biographical material, and drafts of essays, historical and political analyses, literary criticism, novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and travel literature reflecting Rihani's Arab-American heritage.

  7. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers, 1699-1989

    114,000 items. 324 containers plus 1 classified. 130.5 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Authors and journalists. Correspondence, writings, interviews, notes, subject files, office files, financial papers, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Joseph Alsop's family and personal life; acquaintance with prominent politicians, public figures, writers, and scholars; work as a journalist; World War II experiences in China; and research and writing as an art historian. Includes material relating to Joseph and Stewart Alsop's business partnership in the “Matter of Fact” column, Joseph Alsop's memoirs, Stewart Alsop's travels, and the Alsop family.

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  8. John D. Whiting papers, 1890-1970

    900 items. 18 containers. 7.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Businessman, photographer, author, tour guide, and intelligence officer. Correspondence, diaries, photographs, notebooks, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Whiting’s life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem.

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  9. Sol M. Linowitz papers, 1778-1999

    198,500 items. 650 containers plus 16 oversize and 3 classified. 275.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, businessman, diplomat, and consultant to United States presidents. Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, interviews, an oral history, organizational records, reports, photographs, printed matter, clippings, and travel files documenting Linowitz's career as an attorney, executive for Xerox Corporation, ambassador to the Organization of American States, co-negotiator of the Panama Canal treaties, and presidential representative to Middle East peace negotiations.

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  10. Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    12,000 items. 51 containers. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies following World War I, his subsequent work in adult education, and his role in developing educational radio and television programs for the Columbia Broadcasting System.