80 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs.

  1. Whelpley family papers, 1837-1929

    200 items ; 2 containers ; 1.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, photographs, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of the Whelpley family of Washington, D.C., documenting their family life and activities, notably the life and career of James Winne Whelpley and the life of Louisa Russell Whelpley.

  2. Helen Thomas papers, 1929-2013

    19,600 items ; 57 containers plus 2 oversize ; 22.5 linear feet ; 260 digital files (47.97 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Articles, notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and speeches relating to Thomas's work in the White House press corps between 1961 and 2012.

  3. Ina Ginsburg papers, 1941-2015

    24,000 items ; 58 containers plus 1 oversize; 1 artifact ; 23 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arts patron, journalist, and socialite in Washington, D.C. Correspondence and invitations, biographical material, memoirs, transcripts of interviews, travel files, meeting minutes, membership lists, guest lists, memorabilia, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to Ginsburg's contributions as a Washington, D.C., arts patron and hostess, Washington editor of Andy Warhol's Interview...

  4. Coolidge-Pollard families papers, 1818-2015

    8,000 items ; 34 containers plus 8 oversize ; 20 linear feet ; 2,981 digital files (5.2 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, travel journals, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, legal records, drawings, newspaper clippings, genealogical research notes, poetry and other writings, books, and other printed matter chronicling the lives of the Pollard family of Vermont who were maternal relatives of Calvin Coolidge. The collection includes correspondence between Coolidge and his relatives as well...

  5. Cuno Hugo Rudolph scrapbooks, 1910-1929

    2,000 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    President, Board of Commissioners, Washington, D.C. Scrapbooks containing correspondence, speeches, testimonials, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to social and civic affairs in Washington, D.C.

  6. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  7. Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, 1861-1867

    5 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer and lecturer and advocate for civil rights and the Freedmen's Bureau. Married Cora Hatch, Spiritualist medium and lecturer. Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings in three volumes kept by Daniels during his Civil War service and Reconstruction. The third volume was written primarily by his wife, Cora Hatch. Also included are a typescript of...

  8. 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.

  9. Literary Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) records, 1873-1991

    2,150 items ; 19 containers ; 7.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, minutes of meetings, papers presented at society meetings, poems, financial records, clippings, and printed matter relating to literary and intellectual affairs as well as to the organization and administration of the society.

  10. Evalyn Walsh McLean papers, 1874-1948

    45,000 items ; 113 containers plus 3 oversize ; 46.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Socialite, of Washington, D.C.; daughter of Thomas F. Walsh; married Edward Beale McLean in 1907; later divorced. Correspondence, memoranda, business and legal records, notes, printed matter, scrapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to McLean’s leading role in the social life of Washington, D.C.