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19th century newspaper illustrations collection
The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.
“A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace” architectural and instructional engraving
“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.
Abraham Anson papers
The collection includes aerial photographs, publications, newspapers, magazines, correspondence, notebooks, color slides, glass slides, and maps.
Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry
Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry, written on February 17, 1821.
Adams T. Rice papers
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.
Adolph Bolm performance program clipping
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.
Agnes Wolf papers
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.
"Aida" opera costume paintings
Seven pen and watercolor paintings on paper of character and chorus member costume designs for the opera “Aida,” circa early 1870s.
Alan Bowne papers
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.
Alexander Haight family collection
Alvin Ailey photograph by Carl Van Vechten
Black and white gelatin silver photographic print portrait of the dancer Alvin Ailey by Carl Van Vechten, dated March 22, 1955.
American Political Items Collectors collection
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.
American Public Transportation Association records
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.
American Theatre Association records
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.
American voyage photograph albums
Two photograph albums that document a trip through North America by French speakers in 1904.
Amy Federman performing arts collection
Collection largely consists of ephemera that documents performing arts and theater in Washington, D.C.
"An Opiate" and "Pain - Its Importance and Therapeusis" promotional pamphlets for Papine, an opiate-based medicine
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.
Animation still photographs from the “Tom and Jerry” short “Johann Mouse"
Four black and white animation still photographs from the “Tom and Jerry” short “Johann Mouse,” February 24, 1953.
Arden B. Schell Watergate collection
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.
Arena Stage records
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.
Armistead L. Boothe collection
This collection documents the life and career of Armistead Boothe, an Alexandria, Virginia, lawyer, state legislator, and trustee of Colonial Williamsburg.
Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper collection
Consists of research materials, mainly photocopies, of research on "Injunction Granted" published in Minnesota Review in 1973.
Arnold Sundgaard papers
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.
Arthur Arundel papers
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.
Arthur E. Scott photograph collection
Arthur Franklin Raper papers
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.
Arthur Herman papers
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.
Arthur Peterson papers
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.
Atchison Union Depot & Railroad Company photograph collection
This collection consists of five photographs by an unknown photographer depicting damage caused by a locomotive boiler explosion at a railroad station in Atchison, Kansas, in January 1888.
Baba Freeman Reston, Virginia, collection
This collection documents Baba Freeman's involvement in planning and transportation issues in the Reston, Virginia community.
- Reston (Va.) 32
- Photographic prints. 30
- Theater -- United States 30
- Housing 29
- Music 25
- Planned communities -- Virginia -- Reston. 23
- Sound recordings. 21
- Slides. 20
- Performing arts 18
- Photography 18
- Photography -- Negatives 18
- Transportation -- United States -- Planning 18
- Fairfax County (Va.) 17
- New Deal, 1933-1939 17
- Photographs. 17
- Ballet 16
- Video recordings. 15
- Correspondence. 13
- Dance 13
- Virginia, Northern -- History. 13 + ∧ less
- English 482
- Undetermined 21
- French 16
- German 10
- Latin 8
- Italian 2
- Japanese 2
- Multiple languages 2
- Russian 2
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
- Chinese 1
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Korean 1
- Polish 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- George Mason University 31
- Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) 19
- George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center 16
- Reston Association 7
- Simon, Robert E., Jr. (Robert Edward), 1914-2015 7
- Arena Stage (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 6
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 6
- Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 6
- Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 6
- United States. Congress. House 6
- American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 5
- George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives 5
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 5
- United States. Federal Highway Administration 5
- Catholic Church 4
- Hill, Thomas 4
- Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 4
- Krug, Robert C. 4
- Reston Land Corporation 4
- Robbins, Jerome 4 + ∧ less