305 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945.

  1. Louis Simpson papers, 1922-2011

    66,000 items ; 212 containers plus 1 oversize ; 84.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pulitzer Prize winning poet and author. Correspondence, working drafts of various poems and writings, administrative material regarding publishing and publications, reviews, translations, interviews, memorabilia, and subject files related to Simpson's career as an author and professor.

  2. Edward S. Crocker II and Lispenard Seabury Crocker papers, 1892-2003

    3,800 items ; 12 containers plus 2 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 9 digital files (2.8 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Foreign service officer and his wife. Correspondence, films, photographs, memoranda from Tokyo Embassy prior to bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other papers related to postings, 1924-1941, in El Salvador, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, and Sweden, and family matters in New England and New York.

  3. Edward Ellsberg papers, 1891-2008

    10,000 items ; 43 containers ; 17.2 linear feet ; 123 digital files (3.1875 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States Navy officer and author. Notebooks, correspondence, memoranda, lectures, articles, book drafts, short stories, play drafts, radio scripts, patents, military files, newspaper clippings, digital files, and other material relating to Ellsberg's service as an engineer and naval salvage expert. Also included are drafts and research files relating to John Doughty Alden's book entitled...

  4. John F. Callahan papers, 1917-1963

    725 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and fire fighter. Correspondence, photographs, and military records relating to John F. Callahan's service in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, and the service of his sons, Charles W. Callahan and John F. Callahan Jr, in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.

  5. George W. Norris papers, 1864-1954

    256,000 items ; 571 containers ; 230 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notebooks, subject files, printed materials, scrapbooks, maps, charts, photographs, and memorabilia pertaining to Nebraska and national politics. Includes material on conservation, development of river valleys, Norris's political campaigns, role in the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority, his stand on both...

  6. Frank Ross McCoy papers, 1847-1957

    37,750 items ; 110 containers ; 44 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. General and family correspondence, diaries, military and subject files, notebooks, dispatch books, speeches and writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other material pertaining chiefly to McCoy’s military career and to various diplomatic assignments.

  7. Robert Porter Patterson papers, 1909-1956

    45,000 items ; 211 containers plus 1 classified ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, jurist, and U. S. secretary of war. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches reflecting Patterson's career as a jurist and service as assistant secretary, under secretary, and secretary of the War Department.

  8. Eugene Meyer papers, 1864-1970

    78,500 items ; 267 containers plus 2 oversize ; 107.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Investment banker, financier, public official, and newspaperman. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, diaries, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, press statements, financial papers, family papers, biographical material, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Meyer's life and career.

  9. Elizabeth Severn and Margaret Severn papers, 1880-1994

    5,600 items ; 16 containers plus 1 oversize; 209 digital files (6.34 GB) ; 6.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Elizabeth Severn, psychotherapist, author, and psychoanalytic patient of Sándor Ferenczi; and her daughter, Margaret Severn, ballet dancer and vaudeville performer. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and photographs concerning Elizabeth Severn's private life and her career as a psychotherapist. Correspondence, writings, art work, printed matter, photographs, and digital files relating to...

  10. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    8,500 items ; 31 containers plus 2 oversize ; 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his...