98 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wright and Wright.

  1. Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979

    32,250 items. 120 containers plus 14 oversize. 61 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.

  2. Rumsey family papers, 1661-1907

    1,000 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family of Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md. Correspondence among family members; wills; surveys, deeds, plats, and other documents relating to land ownership; personal and business financial accounts; contracts and other legal documents; sermons; and notes on family history.

  3. Nathaniel Wright family papers, 1787-1917

    23,400 items. 77 containers. 31 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer of New Hampshire and Ohio. Correspondence, diaries, journals, legal documents, and other items concerning Nathaniel Wright and his family. Relates chiefly to the careers of Wright, his son Daniel Thew Wright, and his son’s legal partner, Maskell E. Curwen, including material pertaining to the settlement of estates, railroad litigation, internal improvements, and the family’s education, social life, and travels.

  4. Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935

    5,300 items. 29 containers. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer, publisher, and actuary. Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten transcripts of writings, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Wright’s involvement in the antislavery movement and to his work as an actuary and as an author and translator.

  5. Jerauld Wright papers, 1853-1960

    3,500 items. 13 containers. 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wright's naval career especially during World War II and after.

  6. Society for American Music records, 1971-2001

    approximately 40,000 items. 115 containers. 49 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was originally named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American music, and first chief of the music division of the Library of Congress. The records range from the founding of the society to 1999, when it changed its name to the Society for American Music. Materials include correspondence, minutes, reports, memorandums, conference materials, bylaws, handbooks, committee records, publicity and promotional materials, financial papers, materials related to its publications American Music and Sonneck Society Bulletin, photographs and realia.

  7. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items. 25 containers plus 1 classified. 10 linear feet. 69 digital files (4.5 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

  8. John Leonard Hines papers, 1881-1944

    13,000 items. 43 containers plus 1 oversize. 17.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, articles, and printed matter, relating to Hines's army career.

  9. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items. 250 containers plus 1 oversize. 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  10. C.S. Draper papers, 1773-1978

    16,800 items. 48 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, inventor, and educator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, and consultant and organizational files documenting Draper's career as a professor of aeronautical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other airplane manufacturers and to the Sperry Gyroscope Company, Waltham Watch Company, and other instrument makers.