4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dictionary of American biography.

  1. American Council of Learned Societies records, 1910-2011

    861,000 items. 2,697 containers plus 47 oversize. 1,100 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. 118 digital files (1.27 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Federation of scholarly organizations specializing in fellowships and grants to promote the study of the humanities and social sciences. Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial material, fellowship and grant files, project files, committee files, manuscripts, reports, notes, applications, announcements and publicity, memoranda, speeches and lectures, articles, surveys and questionnaires, administrative files, trip files, fund raising files, and future plans.

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  2. American Historical Association records, 1884-1986

    275,000 items. 900 containers plus 1 oversize. 362.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings, financial records, manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, reports, membership cards and lists, resolutions, legal briefs, and printed materials reflecting the association's history and its development of programs stimulating scholarly historical research and activities. Includes files of the secretary and executive secretary, treasurer, Executive Council, Historical Service Board, and various committees, as well as editorial files of the American Historical Review.

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  3. J. Franklin Jameson papers, 1604-1994

    61,000 items. 206 containers plus 2 oversize. 40.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and librarian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, lecture notes, biographical material, family papers, reports, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Jameson's work as an historian, his role in the founding and early history of the American Historical Association and the American Historical Review, the movement for the establishment of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, the Dictionary of American Biography, and his work as director of the Department of Historical Research of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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  4. William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    15,000 items. 48 containers. 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle Godfrey and Holmes O. Paulding, participants in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.