18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Schools--United States.

  1. Valeria Ladd collection on the revived Greek dance, 1924-1967

    83 items ; 1 container ; 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Valeria Gibson Ladd was a dancer with the Noyes School of Rhythm during the 1930s. This collection, consisting almost entirely of photographs, documents the practice of a genre of dancing based on the revival of Greek aesthetics and costume, as practiced by dancer Florence Fleming Noyes (1871–1928). In the early 1900s, Noyes established the Noyes School of Rhythm, where Valeria Ladd taught and...

  2. Katherine Dunham collection, 1920-2006

    5,184 items plus digital materials ; 33 containers ; 15 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, dance anthropologist, and writer. The collection contains correspondence, awards and honors, writings by and about Dunham, business papers, photographs and videotapes, clippings and reviews, programs, promotional materials, and materials related to the Library of Congress Katherine Dunham Legacy Project.

  3. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  4. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

  5. Nathaniel D. Hackett correspondence, 1853-1947

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

    Summary:

    Union Army soldier. Chiefly Civil War correspondence of Hackett while serving with the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery Regiment. Includes the correspondence of Edith Hackett Cramer, Carrie Fern Hackett, and Millicent Hackett Maloney, the daughters of Nathaniel D. Hackett.

  6. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    31,500 items ; 90 containers ; 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to...

  7. Bancroft-Bliss families papers, 1788-1928

    5,800 items ; 20 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.1 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary, legal and financial papers, article and book galleys, invitations, and printed material of members of the Bliss and Bancroft families, including George Bancroft (1800-1891); his wife, Elizabeth Davis Bancroft (1803-1886), her first husband, Alexander Bliss (1792-1827); and their son, Alexander Bliss (1827-1896).

  8. Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    1,306,400 items ; 3,742 containers plus 10 oversize and 3 classified ; 1,493.2 linear feet ; 1,021 microfilm reels ; 275 digital files (534.8MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

  9. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items ; 57 containers plus 27 oversize ; 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  10. Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    800 items ; 9 containers ; 4.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Adolph Bolm (1884-1951) was a renowned ballet dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, and music scores.