9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Sources.

  1. Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966

    55,000 items ; 178 containers plus 5 oversize ; 45 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.

  2. David Maydole Matteson papers, 1876-1937

    21 items ; 5 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and educator. Research notes, writings, and correspondence largely concerning Matteson’s research and writings on riots, frontier uprisings, labor strikes, slave revolts, and other civil disturbances in colonial and nineteenth-century America.

  3. Paul Avrich anarchism collection, 1890-2006

    306 boxes, 56 boxes, 2 portfolios ; 250 Linear feet, ca. 125,000 items. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records of the Records of the Records of the Paul Avrich Anarchism Collection are now held in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress. The collection consists of materials collected by Dr. Paul Avrich in the course of is interests in anarchism and Russian history and as university professor and author. The original collection contains correspondence (labeled...

  4. Victor Hammer collection

    41 boxes ; 21.6 Linear feet. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The gift consists of materials relating chiefly to the artistic career of Victor Karl Hammer (1882-1967) in Europe and the United States after his emigration from Austria in 1939.

  5. Sylvester and Orphanos Archive collection

    16 containers ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 15 linear feet ; Approximate number of items: 5,000 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Provenance The Sylvester and Orphanos Archive was purchased by the Library of Congress in 2014. This original purchase includes correspondence and production materials associated with the operation of Sylvester and Orphanos Publishers from its beginning in 1976 through 2006. The archive joins the Rare Book and Special Collections Division's Sylvester and Orphanos collection, the complete catalog...

  6. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...

  7. Grenfell Press archive collection, 1979-1992

    31 containers ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 30 feet ; Approximate number of items: 10,000. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection is divided into five categories: Correspondence and Typescripts, Grenfell Press Publications, Miscellaneous Publications, and Oversize materials.

  8. King Lear archive : preparatory materials for an edition of Shakespeare's play published by Theodore Press with illustrations printed at the Janus Press

    ca. 965 items. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Preparatory materials for an edition of Shakespeare's King Lear published by Theodore Press with illustrations printed at the Janus Press.

  9. Janus Press archive

    164 containers ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 75 ; Approximate number of items: 57,400. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Janus Press Archive contains material relating to the production of books, posters and broadsides, and printed ephemera bearing the Janus Press imprint, as well as other projects carried out with the assistance of its founder Claire Van Vliet, covering the period from 1955 to the present.