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Creator:Vinton, John Rogers, 1801-1847
Title:Private Journal No. V
Date(s):1827-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0062
Abstract:This diary of American soldier and painter John Rogers Vinton (1801-1847) covers the period September 20, 1827, to March 22, 1828, and provides a detailed look into the political and[...] social atmosphere of Washington, D.C., in the late 1820s. Vinton discusses Washington, D.C., politics (including the upcoming 1828 election between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson), his duties as an officer in the military, as well as his social life, interest in painting, fashion, and theatrical performances.
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Subjects:Courtship--United States--History--19th century | Military officers | Artists (visual artists) | Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Embrey, Lee Anna
Title:Lee Anna Embrey student diaries
Date(s):1927-1929
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0151
Abstract:These three diaries were kept between 1927 and 1929 by Central High School (Washington, D.C.) student and aspiring writer Lee Anna Embrey. Embrey described in very detailed, descriptive, and articulate[...] language the events of her life. She wrote about family members, friends, school lessons, thoughts, and aspirations, as well as budding relationships. The diaries focus particularly on high school activities such as clubs and social events, with a special emphasis on the journalism club (Quill Clique) and Embrey's involvement in the Central HighBulletin, the school newspaper for which she served as editor-in-chief. The diaries also include newspaper clippings featuring news stories of interest to Embrey, her poetry, which was published in theWashington Post, and writings by her friends.
Subjects:Education--Washington (D.C.)--History--20th century | High school students--United States | High school students' writings, American | Journalism, High school--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1868-1942
Title:Thomas F. Bayard letter to Samuel W. Long
Date(s):1927
Call No:MSS 0098, F0098
Abstract:Typed letter from United States Senator Thomas Francis Bayard (D-Delaware) to Samuel W. Long, thanking Long for sending Bayard a copy of an article by Felix Frankfurter, as well as[...] a published article rebutting the original article. The letter also includes a discussion of the primary article, the Massachusetts judicial system, and Bayard's thoughts on its contents.
Subjects:Washington (D.C.)--History--20th century
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Thomas F. Bayard letter to John Otto
Date(s):1881
Call No:MSS 0098, F0112
Abstract:Delaware Senator Thomas F. Bayard wrote this handwritten letter to John Otto concerning the difficulty of procuring clerical vestis for women on February 12, 1881.
Subjects:Washington (D.C.)
Creator:Allen, William F. (William Franklin), 1883-1946
Title:William F. Allen scrapbooks
Date(s):1830-1946
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0002
Abstract:Two scrapbooks chronicling William Franklin Allen's 1937-1938 term in the U. S. House of Representatives for the state of Delaware, as well as his business affairs in Seaford, Delaware.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--20th century. | Businesspeople | Legislators | Washington (D.C.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jonson, George W. (George Washington), 1801-1880
Title:Swan family journal
Date(s):1838-1857
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0072
Abstract:This manuscript volume is a family journal kept by George Washington Jonson and members of the Swan family of Easton, Massachusetts, between September 1838 and January 1839. Also included are[...] nine letters from Louisa Sophia Johnson Swan, Jr., to Jonson, her uncle.
Subjects:Poetry--19th century | Education--United States--History--19th century | Women--Education--United States--History--19th century | United States--Politics and government--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Bush-Brown, Henry Kirke, 1857-1935
Title:Henry Kirke Brown: The Father of American Sculpture : typescript
Date(s):1836-1933
Call No:MSS 0561
Abstract:This collection comprises the carbon typescript for an unpublished manuscript titled "Henry Kirke Brown: The Father of American Sculpture," which was compiled, written, and edited by Henry Kirke Bush-Brown. It[...] additionally includes an abridged version with the same title, also prepared by Bush-Brown. The typescript contains a description of Henry Kirke Brown's life, transcripts of his correspondence, photographs of his homes and artistic works, poems, sketches, and a genealogical chart of the Brown family. Several original letters, poems, photographs, and art are tipped into the typescript.
Subjects:Sculpture, American--19th century | Public sculpture, American--19th century | Public sculpture, American--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century | Public sculpture, American--Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Travel journal through the Mid-Atlantic
Date(s):1935
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0142
Abstract:This journal of an early twentieth-century woman contains autograph entries describing eating, drinking, sightseeing, and shopping in New York City and several excursions within the Mid-Atlantic region in the 1930s.[...] The entries are accompanied by numerous black and white photographs of locations visited during her trips.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Delaware--Description and Travel | Maryland--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers
Date(s):1900-1991
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers, spanning from 1900-1991, document the successful dual career of one man in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, manuscripts for publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Subjects:Public relations | Journalists--United States | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | Political participation | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Lockman, Norman, 1938-2005
Title:Norman Lockman papers
Date(s):1954-2004
Call No:MSS 0865
Abstract:Norman Lockman, a political journalist in Delaware and Massachusetts, was the first African American journalist and former managing editor of the Wilmington News Journal. The Norman Lockman papers, consisting mostly[...] of newspaper clippings and articles, documents Lockman's journalism career at the Wilmington News Journal and Boston Globe.
Subjects:Journalists--United States | Journalism--United States--History--20th century | Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Racism | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Date(s):1834
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Gold, Joseph, 1912-
Title:Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection
Date(s):1960-1996
Call No:MSS 0472
Abstract:The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and[...] miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | Black power--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects