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Speeches and Writings, 1921-circa 1970 (continued)
From the Od!DSE of Homer. Remarks on the occasion of the retirement from the Library of Congress of Dorothy S. Eaton. October 24, 1966.
Gettysburg on the Eve of an Address. A speech delivered on the occasion of the 103rd Anniversary of the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1966.
Not Enough Room. A talk delivered at the Area Chapter meeting of the Manuscript Society, held in the Library of Congress, March 3, 1967.
Ainsworth the Unforgettable. [Ainsworth Rand Spofford]. A paper read before the Literary Society, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1967. Printed in: LC Quarterly Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, January 1968.
Waldo G. Leland. [Tribute-Obituary] October 19, 1967. Prepared for the American Philosophical Society and published in their Yearbook 1968.
Mearns Autobiography. Prepared at the request of, and forwarded to, Mr. Armistead Boothe of the Literary Society, Washington, D.C. October 26, 1967.
Diminuando. Remarks of Mr. Mearns made at his retirement dinner, The Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C., December 16, 1967.
A Doleful Sound. Paper read before the Iota Chapter, Beta Phi Mu, Department of Library Science, The Catholic University of American, Thursday evening, April 25, 1968.
Capitol Punishment: An Address on the Defamation of Cuspidoria Americana. Delivered before the U. S. Capitol Historical Society, September 11, 1968.
History of the Library of Congress. Lecture delivered on September 19, 1968, in the George Washington-Library of Congress Lecture Series, in the Library of Congress, Page School, Room 324A Main Building.
"Ever and Ever, Carl." An address delivered at the dinner meeting of the Manuscript Society held in Springfield, Illinois. September 26, 1968. [A tribute to Carl Sandburg presented under the auspices of the Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission.]
To Forgive Divine. An address delivered before the Cum Laude Society, St. Albans School, Washington, D.C., October 11, 1968.
Manuscript Resources of the Library of Congress for the Study of the Secession Years. A lecture delivered on November 12, 1968, in the George Washington-Library of Congress Lecture Series, in the Library of Congress, Page School, Room 324A, Main Building.
Remarks at Reference Department Division Chiefs' Luncheon. Library of Congress, Whittall Pavilion. February 12, 1969.
circa 1970, Address delivered to a convocation at St. Albans School for Boys, Washington, D.C., 1970 or 1971
BOX 121 Book Reviews
BOX 122 1959-1964
Radio and Television Broadcast Scripts, 1949-1962; and Introductions of persons, alphabetically arranged.
BOX 123 Ghost writings, 1944-1963
BOX 124 Three Presidents and Their Books, University of Illinois Press, 1955 hardback; 1963 paperback. Research Notes; galley proof, page proof, clippings, comments, etc.
BOX 125 Largely Lincoln, St. Martin's Press, 1961. Drafts.
BOX 126 Largely Lincoln, St. Martin's Press, 1961. Printer's copy; reviews, comments, etc. See also Oversize
BOX 127 The Lincoln Papers, 2 vols. Published by Doubleday, 1948
Correspondence concerning the details of publication and correspondence about the published volumes; promotional material; and clippings.
BOX 128 Research notes (2 binders)
BOX 129 Abstracts from correspondence in the Robert Todd Lincoln Collection. Binder, copies 1 and 2.
BOX 130 Drafts
BOX 131 Transcripts from the Robert Todd Lincoln Collection
BOX 132 Transcripts from the Robert Todd Lincoln Collection. Selected but not used.
BOX 133 Handwritten transcript notes.
BOX 134 Typed transcriptions, no. 1
BOX 135 Typed transcriptions, no. 2
BOX 136 Index - Galleys.
BOX 137 The Story Up To Now
1946 (Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress)
1947 (Separate)
Rough drafts
BOX 138 Notes and abstracts, miscellaneous
BOX 139 Partial bibliography; miscellaneous
BOX 140 Typescript copies 2 and 3
BOX 141 Galley proofs, page proofs (annotated)
BOX 142 Corrected galley proofs; page proofs
BOX 143-149 Research File
Notes on a variety of subjects including material on the history of the various copies of the Gettysburg Address. Includes bound copies of Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (2 vols., 1865) and copies of newspaper articles about Mark Twain in Washington, D.C., published in 1868.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 143 Declaration of Independence and Life of Mistress Dorothie Vernon of Haddon Hall
BOX 144 General and Miscellaneous
BOX 145 Vestvali
BOX 146 Dunlap-Mearns notes on the Gettysburg Address
Set 1
BOX 147 Set 2
BOX 148 Set 3
BOX 149 Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, 2 vols., 1865 See Oversize
Lincoln assassination conspiracy. Negative copies of material in National Archives concerning Criminal Case No. 4525 and Pardons
Mark Twain in Washington, copies (negative photostats) of newspaper articles published in 1868 relating to the residence of Mark Twain See Oversize
Parsons, Edward Alexander, notes on collection
BOX 150-155 Editorial File and Advisory Review Material
Books and articles submitted to Mearns as editor or for advisory review by publishers.
Arranged by title of publication or type of material.
BOX 150 The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Vol. I
Pages 1-599
(4 folders)
BOX 151 Pages 600-924
(2 folders)
The Lincoln Collector(Story of the Oliver Barrett Collection) by Carl Sandburg. Advance uncorrected proofs. (Reviewed for the New York Herald Tribune, 1949)
Checklist of the Abraham Lincoln Collection of Oliver R. Barrett, copies, 1948
(2 folders)
BOX 152 (1 folder)
Uncorrected proofs
(2 folders)
BOX 153 Lincoln Day By Day, Vol. III. Page proofs; galley proofs for complete index published in Vol. III
(2 folders)
The American Story, Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Society of American Historians, 1955
BOX 154 Papers and books
Hollis, C. Carroll, “Lincoln's First Biographer”
Miers, Earl Schenck, “Capitol Hill”
Searcher, Victor, “Lincoln's Journey to Greatness”
BOX 155 Thomas, Benjamin P., “Abraham Lincoln”
Ulin, Arnold Arthur, “Take Your Case to the People” [radio and television techniques]
BOX 156-160 Miscellany, 1830-1967
Appointment calendars, awards, mementoes and souvenirs, photographs, and prints.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 156 Appointment calendars
(2 folders)
BOX 157 1958-1960
(2 folders)
BOX 158 1961-1965
(3 folders)
BOX 159 1966-1967
Awards and certificates, 1948-1949, 1958-1967
Invitations, 1939, 1954-1967
(4 folders)
BOX 160 Mementoes and souvenirs
Collected, 1830-1935
Compliments of authors, 1940-1944, 1954-1961
Library of Congress sesquicentennial logo, 1950
Presidential inaugural souvenir book, 1901
Photographs and prints
Collected portraits, some inscribed to Mearns
Collected prints (reproductions) See Oversize
Library of Congress
Christmas programs, 1936-1940
Print, 1897 See Oversize
Reference Department office, circa 1945 See Oversize
Mearns, David C., as Library of Congress official, circa 1938-circa 1960s
BOX 161 Addition, 1918-1979
Correspondence, printed matter, newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or name of correspondent.
BOX 161 Daniels, Josephus, 1918-1919, 1932-1933, 1963
Frankfurter, Felix, 1948-1949, 1967
Frost, Robert, 1960-1963
Library of Congress employment
Honorary dinner and retirement celebration, 1967
Mearns, David C.
Mumford, L. Quincy
Miscellany, 1924, 1941-1949, 1968
MacLeish, Archibald, 1948, 1973, 1979
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1935, 1964, 1969
Sandburg, Carl, 1953
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