18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Poland.

  1. Adam Gurowski papers, 1743-1898

    4,000 items. 4 containers. 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Polish scholar and author and advocate of Panslavism. Correspondence, notes and writings, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating mainly to de Gurowski’s scholarship. Includes biography of Gurowski by Julius Bing and a draft of Bing’s autobiography.

  2. Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, 1798-2012

    145,000 items. 417 containers plus 7 classifed, 4 oversize, and digital files. 168 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign policy advisor, political scientist, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, journal extracts, writings, speeches, lectures, testimony, travel files, interview transcripts, press clippings, photographs, family papers, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Brzezinski's professional life including his tenure as Jimmy Carter's national security advisor.

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  3. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items. 12 containers. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

  4. Polish declarations of admiration and friendship for the United States, 1926

    200 items. 105 volumes plus 6 oversize volumes. 13.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Volumes compiled under the auspices of the American-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland and the Polish-American Society and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and in acknowledgment of American participation and aid to Poland during World War I, containing over five million signatures of Polish citizens and embellished with illustrations rendered by prominent postwar Polish artists of buildings, coats of arms, monuments, rural and urban scenes, and historical figures.

  5. Henry Morgenthau papers, 1795-1941

    30,000 items. 60 containers plus 1 oversize. 23.8 linear feet. 41 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman and diplomat. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, subject files, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Morgenthau's service as ambassador to Turkey, other diplomatic efforts, involvement in Democratic Party politics, and as a philanthropist.

  6. Charles Schuveldt Dewey papers, 1924-1933

    1,500 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Banker, public official, and United States representative from Illinois. Subject files, reports, memoranda, statistical studies, charts, correspondence, clippings, and other printed matter relating to Dewey's service from 1927 to 1930 as a financial advisor to Poland and director of the Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).

  7. Elections Research Center records, 1918-1992

    110,000 items. 312 containers plus 1 oversize. 126 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nonprofit elections research and analysis organization. Newspaper clippings, ballots, election returns, reports, notes, statistical data, correspondence, and printed material documents elections in all fifty states and the District of Columbia collected by the organization between 1955 and 1992 for the purpose of compilation, analysis, and publication.

  8. Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout papers, 1843-2002

    approximately 41,000 items. 255 containers. 117.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Wanda Landowska was a Polish keyboardist, composer, and teacher best known for revitalizing harpsichord performance in the twentieth century. Her school at Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, founded in 1925, became one of the great centers for the collection, study, and performance of Baroque music until it was looted by the Nazis in 1940. The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business papers, writings, programs, photographs, and other materials that document the legacy of Landowska. These materials largely reflect the activities of Landowska and her pupil, Denise Restout, during their years at Saint-Leu and after their immigration to the United States in 1941.

  9. Posters of the German Military Government in the Generalgouvernement Warschau (German occupied Poland) from World War I, 1915-1916

    3 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 1.2 . Approximate number of items: 101 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of posters of official announcements by the German military government in Poland. Topics include setting exchange rates of currency, licensing, issuing identity cards, handling animals, requesting skilled labor for work in factories and coal mines, banning or controlling sales of alcohol, regulating rents and property taxes, registration of visitors to Warsaw, controlling flour, bread and rationing other staples. Includes numerous posters announcing court martial sentences and executions of Polish and Russian citizens tried for robbery, espionage, and other crimes as well as posters offering rewards for the capture of criminals. Many of the posters are published by the Deutsche Warschauer Zeitung or the Deutsche Staatsdruckerei.

  10. 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.. -- 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, folk music, gospel music, hymns, old-time music, singer songwriters, steel band music, storytelling, Western swing, and more; with numerous performers playing music from African, African American, American Indian, Cajun, Canadian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Hawaiian, Irish, Latin American, Mexican, Scottish, Sea Islands, Sicilian, Ukrainian, and many other traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world. Manuscripts include documentation from the containers of the original sound recordings.

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