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Albert F. Murray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2003
Abstract

Collection relates primarily to Albert F. Murray's career and includes information about his early years working on radio-controlled torpedoes and later his work with the development of television. The material related to television is one of the stronger portions of the collection and includes many photographs, patents, schematics, a chronological history of RCA-Victor, and numerous journal and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1858-1987

C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2028
Abstract

The C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers consists of correspondence and memoranda, bound and unbound reports, original and photocopied news clippings, documents related to civil action suits pertaining to highway legislation, excerpts from law review magazines, press releases, copies of speeches, minutes and agendas of meetings, original and photocopied Congressional and other legislation, photographs, and maps.

Dates: 1930-1988

Capitol Hill Restoration Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2009
Abstract Collection consists of material gathered and created by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society as a function of their work as an advocacy agency in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The type of material in the collection includes newsletters, correspondence, photographs, treasurer reports, maps, reports, and studies. This material dates from 1904-2012 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1958-2012. Topics of interest include Eastern Market, Barney Circle Freeway Modification...
Dates: 1904-2012

Charles R. Kuning Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2373
Abstract

This collection contains reports, transit studies, meeting agendas, marketing material, maps, memos, tour information, correspondence, photographs and construction drawings related to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The material dates between 1965-1985. This material about WMATA relates specifically to research about other metropolitan transit systems and the early construction of the Metrorail system.

Dates: 1965-1985

Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2078
Abstract

Records consist of newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, member directories, program booklets, field trip records, maps, news clippings, and announcements of organizational events. One folder contains miscellaneous materials, mostly newsletters from other Civil War Round Tables across the countryfrom the Civil War Round Table of the District of Columbia cover the years 1951 to 1994. The bulk of the contents can be found from 1951 to 1959.

Dates: 1951-1994

Cody Pfanstiehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2016
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of photocopied multiple-page letter-size documents. The bulk of the collection is memoranda and typewritten notes. These memoranda come from different departments within WMATA and some from outside sources, so both the style and format vary. The collection also has bound reports, oversize magazines and maps, oversize timeline projections, and original newspaper.

Dates: 1967-1982

Committee of 100 on the Federal City records [Part I]

 Collection
Identifier: MS2017
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1932-2003 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1950-87. The majority of the documents focus on city planning and transportation issues. These detail the various highway and rapid transit projects facing the district, as well as looking at zoning regulations and legal procedures and the debates...
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within Circa 1970 - Circa 1999

Foggy Bottom collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0868-UA
Abstract

The Foggy Bottom Collection is an outgrowth of the 1996 exhibit the Foggy Bottom Association and the Gelman Library sponsored called "Fantastic Foggy Bottom: The Growth of a Community." Materials in this collection include articles, building surveys, newspapers, books, photographs, slides, and artifacts. They range in date from 1907-98.

Dates: 1907-1998

George Hoffman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0126-UA
Abstract

Materials in this collection include research papers, news clippings, research reports, newsletters, government documents, research notes, memos, bibliographic cards, correspondence, maps, photographs, slides, negatives, audiotapes, videotapes, and artifacts. They range in date from 1965-90.

Dates: 1965-1990

Highway Bridge Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MS2264
Abstract

The collection consists of blueprints for the Highway Bridge in Washington D.C., as proposed and designed in 1901 by a Board of Engineers appointed by the Secretary of War. They were produced as part of a 25 October 1901 report to Congress on the Highway Bridge.

Dates: 1901

James C. King papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0748-UA
Abstract

Collection includes books, videotapes, research notes, and correspondence of Dr. James King, professor of German. They range in date from 1837-1961.

Dates: 1837-1968

Orville W. Crowder's Chesapeake and Ohio Canal collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2152
Abstract

This collection contains newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, maps, guide books, certificates, color slides, reports, pins, membership cards, and other memorabilia. The material dates from 1927-1997, but the bulk of the material dates from 1951-1974. The material was collected by Orville Wright Crowder and relates to his tour and preservation work on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Much of the materials consist of maps of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio.

Dates: 1927-1997; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1974

Peter S. Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2066
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

PNC-Riggs Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2213
Abstract Collection consists of the records of Riggs Bank (1896-2005) and its predecessor institutions, Riggs & Co. and Corcoran and Riggs. It also contains records from banks that Riggs acquired or merged with during the early to mid-twentieth century: Central Savings Bank/Hamilton Savings Bank, Northwest Savings Bank, Farmers and Mechanics National Bank, Washington Loan and Trust, Lincoln National Bank, and the National Bank of Washington. The collection includes records of the accounts of...
Dates: 1809-2004

Ralph Donnelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2057
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, photographs, newsletters, maps, meeting minutes, reports, and surveys. This material convers the years 1954-94 and documents the activities of the C & O Canal Association and relate specifically to the C & O Canal.

Dates: 1838-1994

Ruth Ann Overbeck papers & Washington Perspectives, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2032
Abstract

Collection documents the breath and depth of work done by Ruth Ann Overbeck as a historian in D.C. for thirty years. The collection has material for many projects from house histories for individual homeowners to a survey of the Upper Cardozo Columbia Heights neighborhood with oral histories and surveys of buildings such as the Tivoli Theater.

Dates: 1663-2007

Samuel Halperin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2236
Abstract This collection contains original and reproductions of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts of the Holy Land and Europe, cartographic catalogues, and various resources for cartographic collection. The materials date from 1683-2007. The majority of the lithographs were published in the 1830s and 1840s, while the cartographic catalogues are from the 20th Century. The lithographs were produced by noted artists David Roberts, J.M.W. Turner, and others. In the past, Dr. Samuel Halperin has...
Dates: 1486-2007

The Thomas Hahn Chesapeake and Ohio Canal collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2020
Abstract

Collection contains materials related to Thomas Hahn's involvement in the C&O Canal Association, as well as other canals related to the C&O, and canals in general. A large part of the collection consists of photographic negatives, slides and prints of the C&O Canal. Most of these photographs, negatives, and slides relate to illustrations in publications that he authored or co-authored. Other items include reference material for his books, correspondence, and maps.

Dates: 1939-1993

University historical materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG0031
Abstract

This collection include photos, diplomas, invitations, newspapers, early land holdings, 19th century newspaper accounts of the early college, Civil War records, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1821-2012

Washington Baltimore Regional 2012 Coalition records, [olympic bid]

 Collection — tube: 22
Identifier: MS2168
Abstract These are the records of the Washington, DC 2012 Coalition during its bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The collection includes materials use in the preparation of the Coalition's bid, its final printed preliminary and revised bids, and the International Olympic Committee's reports. The collection also includes materials from other cities' Olympic bids and the 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games,...
Dates: 1997-2007

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Metro History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2034
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, clippings, transcripts of speeches and Congressional hearings, bound volumes, cassette tapes, and maps that document the history of the development of rapid transit facilities for the Washington metropolitan area. The records date from 1930 to 1984.

Dates: 1930-1984