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First, Edythe W., "Acquisitions for the Library of Congress, the administration of the acquisitions process, 1939-1948," 1950
Stored off-site.
Two volumes, unpublished.
General Reference and Bibliography Division, 1941-1979
Finding aid. Stored off-site.
Records of the project to publish a guide to the study of the United States of America; representative books reflecting the development of American life and thought / Prepared under the direction of Roy P. Basler, by Donald H. Mugridge and Blanche P. McCrum, 1960. General files include reference correspondence from the 1950s and 1960s.
American Guide Project, 1952-1964
General, 1941-1979
Geography and Map Division, 1879-1990
Finding aid. Portion stored off-site.
See also Walter W. Ristow desk papers
58 boxes
Phillips, Philip Lee, Geography and Map Division Chief, 1897-1924
Martin, Lawrence, Geography and Map Division Chief, 1924-1946
General, 1946-1950
General, 1948-1990
Wolter, John A., Geography and Map Division Chief, 1978-1992
Golf Tournaments, 1980-1988
2 boxes
Greater Washington Educational Television Association, and Vision of the Library of Congress as the National Library, 1940-1984
Finding aid. Stored off-site.
Finding Aid
Three containers, Greater Washington Television Association; one container, Vision of the Library of Congress as the National Library.
Hannah Arendt Papers Digitization Project, 2000-2001
Unprocessed. Stored off-site.
Hilker, Helen-Anne, House of Learning Project
Stored off-site.
Finding Aid.
Three containers.
Hilker, Helen-Anne, "Ten First Street, Southeast," Records of Exhibit and Book Project
Stored off-site
"10 First Street, SE"
Holmes Devise (for Supreme Court History)
Unprocessed. Stored off-site.
Hummel, Arthur W., Correspondence Files, 1928-1954
Stored off-site.
Finding aid available online at
Chief, Orientalia Division, 1928-1954
Information File
Group of eleven series. Finding aid.
General Reference and Bibliography Division, Bibliographies, 1893-1977
General Reference and Bibliography, Card Files
Book Collecting
Josephine Jacobsen (Poet Laureate)
Library of Congress History and Activities
Library of Congress selected references
Library of Congress staff, entered service between 1899 and 1939
Archibald MacLeish (Librarian of Congress), 1939-1944
Poetry Consultant
Carl Sandburg
European Law Reports, Law Library, European Law Division, 1950 - 1959
Jefferson Library Classification
Jefferson Library Catalog
Annual Reports of the Librarian of Congress, 1866-present
Library of Congress Bicentennial Celebration, 2000
Documents, U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Appropriations, 1814-1941
Information Bulletin, 1944-present
Gazette, 1990-present
Special Memoranda, 1939-1971
Newspaper Clippings and Scrapbooks, 1850-1960 (bulk 1950-1960)
Press Releases, 1951-1986
General and Special Orders from the Librarian of Congress, 1899 - 1964
Quarterly Journal, 1943-1992
Library of Congress Telephone Directories, 1934-2000
Keeper of the Collections and Associated Units, 1940-1963
Finding aid available online at
Records of Alvin W. Kremer, appointed 1940, files and records of associated collections maintenance and management records. Precursor of Office of Collections Maintenance and Preservation.
Administrative File, 1900-1971
Keeper's Diary Index, 1949-1957
Evacuation File, 1941-1942
Letterbooks, 1946-1947
Manual of Inventory, October 1944
Law Library Records, 1905-1963
Finding aid available online at
General files and Law Librarian John T. Vance desk papers. Stored off-site.
Legislative Reference Service, 1907-1958
Finding Aid
General files, records of the Congressional Anthology, published 1958, and George J. Schulz desk papers
Letters to Delegates to Congress Project, 1746-2004
Stored off-site.
Finding aid available online at
Librarians of Congress: Letterbooks, 1843-1954
1843-1899 on microfilm
723 volumes
Librarians of Congress: Central File, 1897-1954
Finding Aid
1,088 containers. Records of Librarians of Congress John Russell Young, Herbert Putnam, Archibald MacLeish and Luther Evans, 1897-1954. A separate 155-container cross reference file of index and reference sheets is alphabetically arranged by name of person or organization.
Library in the Capitol, 1800-1897
Finding aid.
Fifty bound volumes including ledgers, journals, receipt books and three boxes of documents and correspondence.
Loan and Early Circulation Records, 1815-1867
14 bound volumes.
Local History and Genealogy Reading Room, 1940-1946
Three volumes. Stored off-site.
Manuscript Division, 1897-1989
Finding aid.
Henriette D. Avram MARC Development Collection, 1964-1989 (bulk 1976-1986)
Stored off-site.
Finding aid available online at
McFarland, Marvin Wilks, Desk Papers, 1875-1980
Stored off-site.
Finding aid.
Chief of the Science and Technology Division, 1966-1980, Special Consultant to the Aeronautics Division, editor of Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright Brothers Papers, 1809-1979. (See also Science and Technology Division, 1897-1976.)
Microfilm, 1941-1951
Includes portions of the Central File, Building and Grounds, and Reference Department series.
Miscellaneous, 1940-1987
Stored off-site.
Morrisey, Marlene D., Desk Papers, 1880-1989
Stored off-site.
Desk papers of first specialist in Library of Congress History and Archives.
Motion Picture Division, 1934-1954
Stored off-site.
Finding aid.
Six subseries, total 56 boxes.
Acquisitions, Selection and Distribution, 1940-1948
14 containers
Administration, 1934-1948
1.5 containers
Correspondence, 1936-1954
18 and one half containers
Memoranda, 1943-1947
Subject File, 1943-1949
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