46 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Armed forces.

  1. 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.

  2. John Toland papers, 1944-1965

    8,150 items ; 110 containers plus 1 oversize ; 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and historian. Correspondence, notes, interviews, military reports, reminiscences, maps, photographs, and wide ranging production material, including drafts, galleys, and proofs, of Toland's books on World War II and gangsterism in the 1930s.

  3. Lydia S.M. Robinson collection relating to World War I, 1914-1942

    13,500 items ; 18 containers ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the Navy League of the United States, Department 6, Philadelphia, Pa. Correspondence, military service record data sheets, clippings, and card index relating to participation in World War I by American citizens fighting with other Allied Powers, including men who were rejected for service and men who joined the fighting before the official entrance of the United States into the war.

  4. Toni Frissell papers, 1931-1975

    4,500 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer. Correspondence, daybooks, notes, lists, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Frissell's career as a photographer.

  5. Irving Langmuir papers, 1871-1957

    32,000 items ; 107 containers plus 4 oversize ; 42.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist. Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material containing data that led to scientific developments such as the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum power tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the armed forces. Includes material on cloud seeding experiments and smoked bathythermograph records...

  6. Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953

    90 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Addresses, statements, and articles written by Bradley while he served as chief of staff of the army and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff.

  7. Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    3,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas,...

  8. Service Men's Arts Center and Contact Bureau of San Francisco records, 1940-1946

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

    Summary:

    Recreational center established during World War II for military personnel whose civilian professions or avocations included the fine arts. Letters received by Charles Cooper, managing director, and his wife, Marie Cooper. Includes a register of visitors to the center, samples of poetry, musical and radio programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, photographs, and publicity material.

  9. Raymond Clapper papers, 1908-1962

    75,000 items ; 256 containers ; 116 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries and writings, notebooks, dispatches, press releases, radio scripts, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, promotional matter, photographs, and reference material chiefly pertaining to the New Deal and World War II.

  10. Elwood R. Quesada papers, 1927-1960

    2,450 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force officer and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and statements, reports, drawings, press releases, and other material pertaining primarily to Quesada's career as a United States Air Force officer and as director of the Federal Aviation Administration.