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19th century newspaper illustrations collection

Identifier: C0285

The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.

Dates: 1861-1894

“A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace” architectural and instructional engraving

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0482

“A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace” architectural and instructional engraving, created circa 1749. The engraving shows a drawing of the pavilion to be built for the celebratory fireworks performance and its written specifications.

Dates: circa 1749

Abraham Anson papers

Identifier: C0069

The collection includes aerial photographs, publications, newspapers, magazines, correspondence, notebooks, color slides, glass slides, and maps.

Dates: 1939 - 2005

Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: C0373

Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry, written on February 17, 1821.

Dates: February 17, 1821

Adams T. Rice papers

Identifier: C0238

The Adams T. Rice papers consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and programs relating to theatre in Detroit, Michigan, the Federal Theatre Project, and Rice's lecture "The Magic of Science." Material was collected by Rice and dates from the 1920s to 1960, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1920s to the 1930s.

Dates: 1922-1960

Adolph Bolm performance program clipping

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0490

Adolph Bolm performance program clipping featuring a black and white headshot photo and brief biography of Adolph Bolm, which was also signed by the dancer-choreographer. On the reverse is a photo and brief biography of another ballet dancer, Andre Eglevsky. Created circa 1940.

Dates: circa 1940

Agnes Wolf papers

Identifier: C0181

This collection contains material from Agnes Wolf's work with the Dranesville District Democratic Committe, the Fairfax County Democratic Committee, the Democratic National Committee, the Women's Leaderships Forum, the McLean Citizens Association and other political organizations. The material consists of correspondence, campaign memorabilia, committee reports, photographs and voter data and information.

Dates: 1966-2006

"Aida" opera costume paintings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0473

Seven pen and watercolor paintings on paper of character and chorus member costume designs for the opera “Aida,” circa early 1870s.

Dates: circa early 1870s

Alan Bowne papers

Identifier: C0319

The Alan Bowne papers consists of three boxes of materials created over the course of Bowne's career as a playwright and author. These include play scripts and drafts, short story drafts, screenplays, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, audio cassettes, and one reel-to-reel tape. These materials originate from the 1970s - 1991, with the bulk of the collection originating from the 1980s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1989; circa 1970s-1991

Alexander Golitzen film production collection

Identifier: C0009
Abstract This collection contains two original film scripts - Colossus by James Bridges, (Revised Final Screenplay, October 8, 1968) and Freud by John Huston and Wolfgang Reinhardt (Final Shooting Script, February 10, 1962). It also contains two scrapbooks representing artistic design research compiled by Hecht-Hill-Lancaster for the production company's 1957 film production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's...
Dates: 1957-1968

Alexander Haight family collection

Identifier: C0159
Abstract This collection contains materials of the Haight family who owned Sully Plantation during the Civil War. Materials include correspondence, household financial records, photographs, documents, and artifacts. The artifacts in the collection consist of Native American arrowheads and Civil War-era items. Most of the materials date from the mid to late 19th century and the early 20th century, but the collection also includes a ledger dating from before the American Revolution and a few items...
Dates: 1764-1977

Alvin Ailey photograph by Carl Van Vechten

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0485

Black and white gelatin silver photographic print portrait of the dancer Alvin Ailey by Carl Van Vechten, dated March 22, 1955.

Dates: March 22, 1955

American Political Items Collectors collection

Identifier: C0023

The American Political Items Collectors Collection (APIC) contains donations of scholarly material that relates to national political campaigns as well as American history dating from 1895 to 1988. This collection is comprised of presidential campaigning materials that stem from bumper stickers to voting ballots. Not only is it an extensive collection of presidential campaigns but it also houses historical magazines, newspapers, and many other manuscripts and books.

Dates: 1895-1988

American Public Transportation Association records

Identifier: C0051

The American Public Transportation Association records consist of material pertaining to the activities of APTA as well as both the American Transit Association (ATA) and the Institute for Rapid Transit (IRT). Types of materials in the collection include: memoranda, correspondence, reports, legislative information, industry-related information (such as brochures and technical reports), and membership information.

Dates: 1898-1999

American Theatre Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0042

This collection contains official records of the American Theatre Association such as meeting minutes, correspondence, and administrative papers, as well as photographs and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1972-1986

American voyage photograph albums

Identifier: C0256

Two photograph albums that document a trip through North America by French speakers in 1904.

Dates: 1904, 1930s

Amy Federman performing arts collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: C0269

Collection largely consists of ephemera that documents performing arts and theater in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1963 - 2012

"An Opiate" and "Pain - Its Importance and Therapeusis" promotional pamphlets for Papine, an opiate-based medicine

Identifier: C0390

Two pamphlets titled "An Opiate" and "Pain - Its Importance and Therapeusis" on the pain-relieving efficacy of "Papine," an opiate-based medicine, published in May and August 1986.

Dates: May 1896; August 1896

Animation still photographs from the “Tom and Jerry” short “Johann Mouse"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0477

Four black and white animation still photographs from the “Tom and Jerry” short “Johann Mouse,” February 24, 1953.

Dates: February 24, 1953

Antisemitic American Nazi propaganda newsletters and photos

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: C0347

Content warning: These materials are strongly antisemitic and white supremacist.

Fifteen antisemitic propaganda newsletters and two photographs published by United States based affiliates or supporters of the German Nazi party.

Dates: circa 1934-1940

Arden B. Schell Watergate collection

Identifier: C0041

This collection contains documents assembled by House Judiciary Committee Assistant Counsel Arden Schell, relating to the investigation of the Watergate Affair (1972-1974). The materials include evidentiary statements, printed (GPO) publications detailing the House Committee on the Judiciary investigation of Watergate and resulting impeachment hearings, and other textual materials such as correspondence, notes, and transcripts.

Dates: 1972-1974

Arena Stage records

Identifier: C0017

The Arena Stage records consist of material that spans the theater's history from its beginnings in 1950 to the present, including production notebooks, photographs, audiotapes, videotapes, playbills, scrapbooks, scripts, handwritten correspondence, and other production materials, as well as administrative records.

Dates: 1949 - 2010

Armistead L. Boothe collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0268

This collection documents the life and career of Armistead Boothe, an Alexandria, Virginia, lawyer, state legislator, and trustee of Colonial Williamsburg.

Dates: 1920-1983

Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: C0173

Consists of research materials, mainly photocopies, of research on "Injunction Granted" published in Minnesota Review in 1973.

Dates: 1931-1973

Arnold Sundgaard papers

Identifier: C0226

The Arnold Sundgaard papers includes materials created and collected by Arnold Sundgaard. The collection is divided into eight series: Correspondence; Musical Scores; Newspaper Clippings; Photographs; Playscripts; Programs and Posters; Writings, Reviews, Publications; and Audio Recordings.

Dates: 1925-1988

Arthur Arundel papers

Identifier: C0133

The Arthur Arundel papers collection includes correspondence, proposals, status reports and other documents documenting Arthur Arundel's service on the George Mason University Advisory Board and the Board of Visitors. Documents in this collection are photocopies of the orginals.

Dates: 1964-1990

Arthur E. Scott photograph collection

Identifier: C0096
Abstract This collection contains photographs taken by Arthur E. Scott, a photojournalist and photo-historian for the U.S. Senate. It contains over 5,000 prints and negatives of United States politicians (mainly Senators), political events such as campaigns and inaugurations, and landmarks throughout the Washington, D.C. area, from the mid-1930s to the 1970s. There are also 27 scrapbooks compiled by Arthur E. Scott, primarily consisting of newspaper clippings of Scott's photographs. The collection...
Dates: 1910 - 1976

Arthur Franklin Raper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0095

This collection contains documents pertaining to the work of South Asia development expert Arthur F. Raper, including speeches, research and development project reports published by the Pakistan and Bangladesh Academies for Rural Development, Comilla and Peshawar, Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University and East-West Center Hawaii.

Dates: 1959-1975

Arthur Herman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0075

Collection contains research and manuscript materials used by Dr. Herman to produce Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator (2000) and The Idea of Decline in Western History (1997). Types of materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, research notes, subject files, correspondence, and manuscript copies of chapters and end notes.

Dates: 1950-1999

Arthur Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0027

Collection contains materials relating to Peterson's long acting career. Types of materials include scripts to his television, film, and stage roles, correspondence, and props used by Peterson.

Dates: 1940-1987

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