7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Romania.

  1. Oscar S. Straus papers, 1856-1955

    37,000 items ; 50 containers plus 1 oversize ; 21 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Attorney, businessman, public official, diplomat, United States secretary of commerce and labor, and author. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, legal records, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Straus's service as minister and later ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), United States secretary of commerce and labor, and member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague, Netherlands.

  2. Gheorghe and Eugenia Popescu-Judetz collection, 1885-2010

    20069 items.. 23 linear ft. (57 boxes). 48 sound tape reels : analog, mono. ; 5 in.. 9 sound cassettes : analog.. 100 photographic prints : b&w.. 1 photographic print : col.. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 8 mm.. 1 film reel of 1 (86 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.. 5 videocassettes of 5 (Hi-8) : sd., col. ; 8 mm.. 1 plaque.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    An ethnographic field collection of manuscript materials, graphic images, sound recordings, and moving images that document, for the most part, Romanian folk dance and music as well as costume, ritual, and customs. Music arrangements, choreographic diagrams, photographs, and programs document activities of the state dance companies, the Ciocîrlia and Perinitza Ensembles. Oral history interviews with the donor recorded in 1995 complement the materials. Manuscript material includes music arrangements, music transcriptions, dance notation, field notes, choreographic diagrams, ethnographies, dance indexes, analyses of meter and rhythm, and maps of dance distribution. Collection includes more than 2,000 notated folk dance variants, more than 3,200 audio-recorded melodies and approximately 4,000 notated dance melodies. The dance notation in this collection is a unique form developed by Gheorghe Popescu-Judetz to record Romanian folk dance.

  3. World War II prisoners of war letters, 1942-1944

    1,000 items ; 7 containers ; 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photostatic reproductions of letters written by American soldiers, sailors, and airmen interned in German and Japanese prisoner-of-war camps during World War II.

  4. Eugene Schuyler papers, 1663-2015

    1,000 items ; 5 containers plus 5 oversize ; 2.1 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, author, scholar, and translator. Correspondence, writings, reports, photographs, genealogical material, royalty statements, a passport, a certificate, a map, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other printed matter documenting Schuyler's diplomatic activities in Russia, Turkey, and Greece and his literary and writing career.

  5. William Smith Culbertson papers, 1897-1965

    55,000 items ; 194 containers plus 2 classified ; 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer and professor of law. Correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, government documents, writings, memoranda, and scrapbooks relating to Culbertson's career as vice chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission, minister to Romania, ambassador to Chile, chief of the military intelligence service in the War Department, member of the Planning Group of the Office of Strategic Services, and other duties during World War II. Includes papers relating to his law career, lecturer as professor at Georgetown University, and church activities as a Presbyterian.

  6. Beale family papers from the Decatur House, 1794-1957

    4,000 items ; 16 containers plus 4 oversize ; 10 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, journals, biographical material, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers pertaining to the role of Edward Fitzgerald Beale in opening the West; the diplomatic career of Truxtun Beale as United States minister to Greece, Persia, and Romania; the naval careers of Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur; the Beale (Beal), Chase, Edwards, and Truxtun families; and the Decatur House.

  7. Robert Helyer Thayer papers, 1920-1980

    8,700 items ; 29 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize ; 12.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer, and New York public official. Correspondence, memoranda, legal briefs and case files, reports, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, maps, photographs, and other papers documenting Thayer's legal career, political activities in the Republican Party, service in naval intelligence during World War II, and work for the State Department.