88 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Research.

  1. Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

    12,500 items. 35 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

  2. Association of Research Libraries records, 1932-1981

    77,700 items. 222 containers. 88.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization of research libraries in the United States and Canada. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, financial records, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to the association's membership and its assessment and evaluation projects and services on behalf of client institutions.

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  3. Alan Tower Waterman papers, 1912-1967

    17,700 items. 59 containers plus 1 classified. 23.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physicist and science administrator. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, articles, travel itineraries, subject file, and biographical material chiefly relating to Waterman’s activities as an administrator of scientific research organizations including his years as deputy chief of the United States Office of Naval Research and as director of the United States National Science Foundation.

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  4. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items. 770 containers plus 14 oversize. 300 linear feet. 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

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  5. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2019

    867,650 items. 2,717 containers plus 47 oversize. 1,109 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. 497 digital files (544.13 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and questionnaires, administrative files, trip files, fundraising files, and future plans in both physical and digital formats.

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  6. G.E. Mueller papers, 1876-2012

    116,400 items. 327 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified. 130.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Engineer, administrator of the United States manned space flight program, and corporate executive. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Mueller's studies in electrical engineering at the University of Missouri--St. Louis and Purdue University and his career at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Ohio State University, Space Technology Laboratories, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, General Dynamics Corporation, System Development Corporation, Burroughs Corporation, George E. Mueller Corporation, and Kistler Aerospace Corporation.

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  7. Arthur W. Hummel Sr. correspondence series, Library of Congress archives, 1927-1942

    300 items. 2 containers. 0.8 linear feet. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    American missionary to China and sinologist. Chiefly correspondence documenting Hummel's work as chief of the Library of Congress Orientalia Division.

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  8. L'Aerophile collection, 1876-1949

    152 boxes. 15,000 items. -- Science, Technology, and Business Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, blueprints and manufactures information for early French and foreign aircraft and dirigibles, reports of accidents involving flyers and balloonists, World War I aerial photographs and intelligence reports, a series of French cartoons, drawings, graphs, charts, diagrams of equipment, maps, newspapers, printed material, and photographs. The materials in the collection were evidently assembled by staff of the magazine L’Aerophile which was published by Georges Besançon in collaboration with Union Aérophile de France. Subjects include aeronautics chiefly in Europe and the U.S., aeronautics corporations, air shows, aviators, balloons, bombs and missiles, commercial airlines, dirigibles, gliders, hydroplanes, medical aviation, military aeronautics, model aircraft, parachutes, propellers, record flights, and research and testing of aircraft. Individuals represented include Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold, Georges Besançon, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and William "Billy" Mitchell.

  9. Arthur D. Little papers, 1884-1973

    5,500 items. 309 containers. 84 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Register of clients, financial records, technical reports, laboratory notes and summaries, photographs, and other records of Arthur D. Little, Inc., pertaining primarily to chemical analysis of products or materials. Also includes correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, and other papers relating to Little's career in industrial research.

  10. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items. 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and as an executive with TRW Inc. and other defense contracting firms. Includes material on the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile system, atomic weapons tests, Saturn Project (U.S.) (rocket development), the Superconducting Super Collider, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and other defense and aeronautical projects.

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