20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Smithsonian Institution.

  1. Earl Warren papers, 1864-1974

    250,000 items. 846 containers plus 12 oversize plus 1 classified. 340.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Papers dating chiefly from Warren's appointment as chief justice and relating principally to his activities with the Supreme Court and to the various landmark decisions identified with his tenure (1953-1969) in such areas as civil rights, race relations, criminal procedure, legislative reapportionment, freedom of speech and press, and church-state relations. Includes personal, family, and official correspondence; speeches and writings; Supreme Court files consisting of calendars, docket books, conference lists, bench memoranda, notes, opinions, and correspondence with associate justices; records relating to lower courts; and organizational files, scrapbooks, and other papers.

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  2. Lewis Reeves Gibbes papers, 1793-1894

    5,700 items. 16 containers. 3 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scientist and professor. Chiefly correspondence along with specimen lists, resolutions, clippings, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Gibbes's career as professor of astronomy, mathematics, and physics at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Includes his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, botany, chemistry, geology, meteorology, physics, and zoology. Other subjects relate to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution.

  3. Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    1,306,400 items. 3,734 containers plus 10 oversize and 3 classified. 1,490 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.

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  4. Daniel J. Boorstin papers, 1882-2004

    190,350 items. 553 containers plus 38 oversize. 233 linear feet. 2 digital files (1.33MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and Librarian of Congress. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, calendars and schedules, speeches and writings, background and research material, family and estate papers, financial and legal records, interviews, notes, course outlines and examinations, travel documents, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers in both physical and digital formats documenting Boorstin's career as an educator, author, and administrator of the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.

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  5. Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998

    3,500 items. 10 containers plus 1 classified. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.

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  6. Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953

    26,500 items. 87 containers. 36.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Attorney general, associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court, and educator. Professional and family correspondence, writings, reports, legal case files, biographical information, and other material relating primarily to Stone's service on the Supreme Court.

  7. W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963

    40,000 items. 116 containers. 46.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution.

  8. John C. Merriam papers, 1899-1938

    70,000 items. 237 containers. 94.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paleontologist, educator, and author. Correspondence, articles, memoranda, notes, reports, speeches, drawings, maps, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, and other materials mainly concerning Merriam's work as chairman of the National Research Council, president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution.

  9. 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.

    Summary:

    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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  10. Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation records, 1924-2010

    19,500 items. 34 containers plus 6 oversize. 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charitable foundation. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, subject files, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and other records relating to the foundation's funding of projects and programs in aviation and rocketry and in criminal justice.