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Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 4

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-090701
Scope Note

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 4 consists of letters and documents by and about notable individuals in history, literature, religion, government, and other fields. The items in these collections are gifts and purchases.

Dates: 1700 - 1988

Richard X. Evans collection 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-710101
Scope and contents note The Richard X. Evans Collection consists of family papers of or relating to the Smith, Mills, Dimitry, and Evans families. The bulk of the earliest material deals with the professional and private life of Robert Mills (1781-1855), who was State Engineer and Architect of South Carolina (1820-1830), Architect of Public Buildings of the United States (1836-1851), and designer of many houses and monuments, among them the Washington monuments of Baltimore and the District of Columbia. Alexander...
Dates: 1752-1976

Susan Decatur letter

 Item
Identifier: GTM-140117
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed to Stephen Van Rensselaer. Georgetown [District of Columbia]: 21 February 1828, small 4to, 2 pp.

Dates: 1828

Seumas MacManus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-130118
Scope and Contents Note The Seumas MacManus Family Collection contains letters and manuscripts by and about Seumas MacManus (1869-1960), a prominent Irish author of folktales who lectured extensively throughout the United States and published widely. These materials document fascinating aspects of MacManus' writing career, and they provide primary source materials about his family.The collection includes a small number of letters from notables to Seumas MacManus, including Theodore Dreiser, Maud Gonne,...
Dates: 1855 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960

Katherine Biddle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS250
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The papers of Katherine Biddle are organized into nine series: 1. Individuals - Correspondence with notable individuals, including composers, musicians, poets and writers (see biographical note below for a list of names). 2. Alphabetical correspondence - Frequent correspondents, arranged by name. 3. Chronological correspondence - Arranged alphabetically by year. 4. Literary associations, publications and publishers - Related correspondence files. Of particular note are files relating to the...
Dates: 1855 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1969

Stephens, John L. - Chauncey, Henry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-850621
Content Description John L. Stephens (1805 - 1852), with Henry Chauncey and William H. Aspinwall, played a crucial role in the planning, financing and promotion of the Panama Railroad, the first commercial link between the Atlantic and Pacific that traversed the Isthmus of Panama. An attorney by profession, Stephens tired of his legal career and, using health as an excuse, began a two-year voyage in 1834 to Europe and the Mediterranean. Beginning in 1837, Stephens published accounts of his travels:...
Dates: 1848 - 1851

John C. Fitzpatrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-810909
Collection level scope and contents note The John C. Fitzpatrick Papers consist mainly of the correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and sketches of John Clement Fitzpatrick (1876 - 1940) together with genealogical material about the Fitzpatrick and Combs families, including clippings, family journals, and a large number of photographs. The genealogical portion of the collection was put together in part by Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Gerrety, the only child of John C. Fitzpatrick. Included in the collection are also sets of her...
Dates: 1804-1980

Cynthia P. Schneider Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-011221
Scope and Contents A professor and scholar of seventeenth-century Dutch art, Dr. Cynthia P. Schneider was appointed by President Clinton in 1998 as the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, where she served until 2001. The papers consist of correspondence, daily schedules, notebooks, printed items, and subject files, recording in detail her posting there. It includes letters from Jozias van Aartsen, Jimmy Carter, Wesley K. Clark, her father Anthony L. Perrin, Thomas R. Pickering, and Strobe Talbot, among others....
Dates: 1998 - 2001

Leon Robbin Collection of Music Manuscripts and Letters of Composers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-941229
Scope and Contents Donated in 1994, the Leon Robbin Collection of Music Manuscripts and Letters of Composers consists of over 800 autographed manuscripts and letters by composers, musicians, and conductors. Collection highlights include autograph manuscripts by many of the most important Romantic era composers, including Ludwig van Beethoven’s sketches for his Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor "Appassionata," a full set of handwritten parts for Robert Schumann’s String Quartet in A minor op. 41 no. 1 (Heavily...
Dates: 1694 - 2010

Anthony Cave Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-930701
Scope and Contents The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, photocopied documents, internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertaining to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
Dates: 1930 - 2006

Jan Philip Roothaan, SJ Archive

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS170
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. Archive consists of correspondence, mainly from Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. to his family in Amsterdam. The letters are arranged in 170 folders contained in three boxes. The letters contained in the Jan Philip Roothaan, S.J. Archive are of great interest to those investigating the personal and family life of the General of the Society of Jesus. A vast majority of the letters are from Jan Philip to his father, Mathias, and his brother, Albert, half in...
Dates: 1804 - 1852

Paul Hume Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS228
Scope and Contents The personal papers of music critic Paul Hume comprise this collection. Highlights include correspondence from luminaries of the music world such as Marian Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolph Bing, Nadia Boulanger, Antal Dorati, Alberto Ginastera, Serge Koussevitsky, John La Montaine, Lotte Lehmann, John Mauceri, Gian Carlo Menotti, Eugene Ormandy, Rosa Ponselle, Ned Rorem, Mstislav Rostropovich, Bidu Sayao, Beverly Sills, Gerard Souzay, George Szell, Virgil Thomson, Alan...
Dates: 1871 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Ned O'Gorman Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS328
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Ned O'Gorman Papers 2 consist primarily of correspondence, manuscripts, notes and diaries. In addition to personal correspondence and manuscripts, the collection contains material from three projects that O'Gorman undertook. The organization of the papers reflects this, as each of the projects is a separate series. In 1965, O'Gorman returned from a tour in South America and began work on a book for Random House that would be titled "Prophetic Voices: Ideas and Words on...
Dates: 1920 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

David Rankin Barbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS145
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The bulk of the Barbee Papers concerns his research, accomplished primarily between the years 1928-1958. The Papers are organized according to provenance into seven series, out-lining his historical interests. The series are: I. Abraham Lincoln; II. Death of Lincoln; III. Lincoln and Booth; IV. John Wilkes Booth; V. Conspirators; VI. Rose O'Neil Greenhow; and VII. American History. Because the collection is largely subject-oriented, due to the inter-relatedness of topics the same subject...
Dates: 1886 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1956

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Ethics Advisory Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-002
Abstract

The collection consists of records of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Ethics Advisory Board, which existed from 1978 to 1979.

Dates: Existence: 1978 - 1979

Theodore Maynard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS329
Scope and Contents The Theodore Maynard Papers consist of the manuscripts of Theodore Maynard and his correspondence with publishers, family members, and numerous literary figures. The collection also includes the manuscripts of Sara Casey Maynard and the original artwork and manuscripts she gathered for a projected children's magazine. A few photographs, newspaper clippings and printed items are also contained in the collection. Included with the collection are over one hundred letters written by literary...
Dates: 1910 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955

Michael Richey Papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS223
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 1, consist of original correspondence from personal friends who also comprise the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill (1882-1940), on Pigotts farm in Buckinghamshire. Together with Gill, these included Anthony Foster, Rene Hague, David Jones, Walter Shewring, and Denis Tegetmeier. Correspondence is also included from other well-known acquaintances (many of whom were related or closely associated to the...
Dates: 1930 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-820831
Scope and Contents The Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection is an artificial collection containing documents generated by significant Jesuits associated with Georgetown University in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. It includes correspondence, handwritten documents, financial account information, and bound manuscripts. Noteworthy individuals include Simon Brute, Joseph-Pierre de Cloriviere, Pierre Jean DeSmet, Alphonsus Donlon, Louis William DuBourg, Francis Dzierozynski,...
Dates: 1738 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1900

Michael Richey Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS321
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 2, consists of original correspondence from personal friends and members of the Richey family; as well as printed material including clippings, journals, and magazines featuring articles by and about Michael Richey. A portion of the correspondence is from the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill, (1882-1940), on Pigotts Farm in Buckinghamshire. These include Gill, Anthony Foster, and Rene Hague. Additional...
Dates: 1897 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000

William P. Blatty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-730327
Scope and Contents

The collection contains typed manuscripts and galley proofs for novels and screenplays by William P. Blatty. It also contains research materials related to the Exorcist, including letters from Father William S. Bowdern (1968-1975).

Dates: 1953-2010

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