2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954.

  1. Alice Eversman and Elena de Sayn papers, 1862-1970s

    approximately 2,175 items. 31 containers. 14.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Alice Eversman (1885-1974) and Elena de Sayn (1884?-1966) were a performing duo active in the early 1900s. Eversman was an operatic soprano and de Sayn was a violinist. During the 1930s, they both settled in Washington, D.C., and became music critics for the Washington Star. They were important members of the local musical community as well as newspaper writers' groups. De Sayn also continued her performing and teaching career through the early 1960s. The collection includes personal and business correspondence, scrapbooks about Eversman, de Sayn, and others, writings, printed music, photographs, programs, subject files, and biographical information.

  2. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

    206,000 items. 875 containers plus 4 oversize. 265 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Family prominent in Kentucky and national politics and government. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and articles, subject files, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and other papers of various members of the Breckinridge family. The bulk of the collection is composed of the papers of John Breckinridge, Robert J. Breckinridge, John C. Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Desha, Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, and Henry Breckinridge.