41 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) West (U.S.).

  1. James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    3,600 items. 15 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.6 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the staff of the Marquis de Lafayette.

  2. Moreton Frewen papers, 1823-1934

    16,500 items. 47 containers. 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglo-Irish reformer, economist, author, and inventor. Correspondence and other material documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia.

  3. Laurence Ilsley Hewes Jr. papers, 1911-2019

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Land reform economist. Primarily unpublished manuscripts, journals, speeches, and correspondence documenting Hewes's work both domestically and internationally. Also included are his works of creative writing, as well as those of family members.

  4. Miles-Cameron families correspondence, 1661-1956

    1,000 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence addressed to Elizabeth Cameron, J. D. Cameron, Nelson Appleton Miles, and Sherman Miles.

  5. Duncan Emrich manuscript collection, 1933-1977

    (original) 8.75 linear feet (21 boxes) including manuscripts and 23 black-and-white photographic prints. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, research materials, book contracts, and typescripts for several of author and folklorist Duncan Emrich's published and unpublished books and articles on American folklore. There are some personal papers, including Emrich's college transcripts; course materials from classes that Emrich taught at the University of Maryland; and documents pertaining to Emrich's service with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force during World War II, and the Department of State, United States Information Agency during the 1960s. Book projects include American Folk Poetry; song lyrics prepared for An Anthology of American Folk Songs, with Charles Seeger; the Lucius Beebe Reader, with Charles Clegg; a Child's Book of Folklore, with Marion V. Emrich and George Korson; poetry and articles about the American West; and unpublished works on animal lore, death, and other topics. The collection includes a bibliography of Emrich's writings, and a Bibliography of American Folksong in the English Language compiled by Joseph C. Hickerson, galleys, photographs of Duncan Emrich, fan mail from children, and other materials.

  6. Earl Crabb collection, circa 1960-2015

    approximately 5076 items. 55 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 4 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. approximately 2000 photographs : film, negatives, black and white, color and color transparencies; various sizes.. 636 contact sheets : black and white.. 11 binders of photographic prints : black and white ; 8 x 10 in.. approximately 600 photographic prints, some matted : black and white, color ; 4 in. x 5 in. to 20 in. x 24 in.. approximately 25 posters, drawings, and brush and ink artworks.. 1 mini data cartridge (3M 2120). 1752 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of photographs, audio recordings, ephemera, flyers, and programs which document the east and west coast folk and rock music scenes during the 1960s and 1970s including the Sky River Rock Festival, the Indian Neck Folk Festival, and various concerts. Photographs represent Earl Crabb's documentation of music events and his studio work. Earl Crabb photographed weight-lifting, fashion, album and magazine covers, circus performers, theater events, as well as people, markets, cities, and events in countries around the world. Ephemera includes flyers from folk clubs such as Cafe Yana in Boston, Massachusetts; Club 47 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the Freight and Salvage coffeehouse in Berkeley, California. Collection includes editions of Broadside magazine, Hootenanny, and the Philadelphia Folksong Society's Tune Up, which advertised these events. Of special interest are photographs from the Sky River Rock Festival, 1968-1970, in Washington State, and early editions of "Humbead's Revised Map of the World" produced in Berkeley, California. Sixty-two audio recordings in the collection, made during the 1960s and 1970s, include concert and coffeehouse performances by the Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Wayne Smith and Ry Cooder, Tom Danaher, Dave and Megan Marash, Styx River Ferry, Hank Bradley, Ace Martel, Erik Frandsen, Jim and Jesse McReynolds; a recording of author Joseph Campbell, and others; some recordings are unidentified.

  7. Italian Americans in the West Project collection, 1988-1993

    104 boxes. 43 linear feet. 16,875 number of items in collection (16,476 manuscript pages, 298 original sound recordings, 31,416 graphic materials, 22 original moving images, 140 electronic media, and 12 artifacts).. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, graphic materials (including color slides, black-and-white negatives, and photographic prints), and moving images collected during a field research project documenting Italian American occupational, cultural, and religious traditions in several locations in the western United States. Fieldwork was conducted in Gilroy, California; San Pedro, California; Pueblo, Colorado; Carbon County, Utah; Walla Walla, Washington; and several mining and ranching communities in Nevada by staff of the American Folklife Center. The project was part of the Quincentenary Celebration of Christopher Columbus sponsored by the Library of Congress in 1992. It produced a traveling exhibition and book of essays, both titled, "Old Ties, New Attachments : Italian-American Folklife in the West."

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  8. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941

    94,000 items. 303 containers plus 11 oversize. 123.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal files, military records, speeches and writings, reports, notes, autographs, scrapbooks, biographical material, commonplace books, financial records, genealogies, photographs, printed matter, and maps pertaining to members of the Ewing family including Thomas Ewing (1789-1871), senator from Ohio and cabinet member; Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), Union general during the Civil War and congressman from Ohio; Ellen Ewing Sherman and her husband, William T. Sherman, Civil War general; and Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), lawyer, writer, and patent commissioner.

  9. Jack Delano papers, 1927-1995

    700 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, notebooks, caption books, and an oral history interview relating to Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information. Also material related to Elizabeth Kenny.

  10. James William Denver papers, 1847-1884

    1,500 items. 5 volumes. 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from California, United States commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. Letterpress books containing correspondence relating to Denver's law practice in Washington, D.C., which was concerned with Choctaw Indian claims and land disputes in California and elsewhere in the West; his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1884; and correspondence describing Denver's experience during the Mexican War, 1847.