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7th & T documentary film collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2346
Abstract The film “7th &T” documents the culture and life of the neighborhood that surrounded the Howard Theatre as well as showcasing the importance of the Howard Theatre within Washington D.C.’s Black community. The film includes interviews with community members who reminisce about their experiences going to shows at the theater. Scholars are interviewed to discuss the broader history of the theater as space within “Black American culture.” The film also includes many performances from...
Dates: Circa 1984-1987

Adam M. Hallidy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2042
Abstract

Collection consists of 14 handwritten letters, including 12 from Hallidy to his girlfriend Maggie, one from Maggie to Hallidy, and and a letter from his brother, Bob. Also contains 14 pages from Adam M. Hallidy's diary. The collection is arranged chronologically from 1862 to 1865.

Dates: 1862-1865

AIDS Action Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2212
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, reports, articles, videocassettes, memos, meeting minutes, photographs, financial records, press releases, and early organizational records. These materials together relate the work of the AIDS Action organization both the Foundation and the Council. These records date from 1984-2006.

Dates: 1984-2006; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2005

Barnard-Talcott Hollerith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2088
Abstract

Collection contains account books and notes that belonged to the Barnard-Talcott family in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in England the the United States. Materials date from 1790 to 1858. The collection also includes tapes and transcripts of oral histories conducted with Virginia and Nan Hollerith in 1981.

Dates: 1790-1981

Chauncey M. Depew papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2095
Abstract

Collection consists of fifty boxes of material documenting Chauncey M. Depew's career in public speaking from approximately 1880-1920. It features many published speeches, handwritten and typescript speeches, and notes, in addition to scrapbooks, memorial books, clippings, and photographs demonstrating Depew's prominence as an orator.

Dates: 1856-1934

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

Clifford K. Berryman cartoon collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2024
Abstract Collection consist of cartoons (209), Christmas cards (12), and facsimiles of cartoons (3), all drawn by Clifford K. Berryman. The cartoons with identified dates span the years 1899-1949, thus exemplifying Berryman's work over much of his career. Berryman was employed as a cartoonist by the Washington Post from 1891-1970 and by the Washington Star from 1907-49. There are only a handful of cartoons which were composed before 1907, when Berryman left the Washington Post to draw for the...
Dates: 1899-1949

Clifford Stearns Congressional papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS1007-UA
Abstract The Hon. Clifford B. “Cliff” Stearns is a GWU alumnus and Air Force veteran who represented Florida’s 6th district in Congress for almost a quarter century. A self-styled “Citizen Congressman,” he strongly advocated for financial restraint and conservative values. This proved to be a powerful message that resonated with voters during the 1990’s when the GOP reclaimed the majority in the House of Representatives. While his committee work lies at the core of this collection, the papers...
Dates: 1988-2022; Majority of material found within 1988-2012

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Studies Office records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0010
Abstract

This collection includes annual reports, statistics, correspondence, memos, dean's files, department and program files, dissertation lists, meeting minutes, and brochures.

Dates: 1907-2004

Darrell C. Crain, Jr., presidential inaugural collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2035-UA
Abstract

The Darrell C. Crain, Jr. Presidential Inaugural Collection consist of newspaper articles, invitations, tickets programs, memorabilia, newspapers, invitations and souvenir booklets, pins and mini flags. The material dated from approximately 1957-1989 came from events such as inaugural ceremonies and balls that Dr. Crain attended while earlier memorabilia from 1817-1929 was material he purchased to complement the collection.

Dates: 1817-2009

David Bates papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0218-UA
Abstract

David M. Bates (1925- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia. He graduated from The George Washington University in 1946, and while a student was very active in the Glee Club, directed by Dr. Robert Harmon. Collection includes essays, and photographs ranging in date from 1940-1998

Dates: 1940-1998

David S. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0001-UA
Abstract

Collection include books, correspondence, articles, scrapbooks, notes, travelogues and a cap and gown of David S. Brown, who was Professor Emeritus of Management in the School of Government and business administration and program director for 31 years. The materials range in date from 1915-89.

Dates: 1915-1989

District of Columbia Cable Television collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2376
Abstract

Collection consists of the records from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission. In 1982 a commission was formally created by the Council of the District of Columbia to create a proposal for bringing cable television to the District of Columbia. This collection consists of documents from the D.C. Cable TV Design Commission including two of the bids for the project. The material dates from 1972-1984.

Dates: 1972-1984

Elmer Louis Kayser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0245-UA
Abstract Elmer Louis Kayser (1896-1985) came to The George Washington University as a student in 1914 and stayed until his death 1985. He was an institution unto himself, and author of two books chronicling the history of GW: Bricks Without Straw: The Evolution of George Washington University (1970) and A Medical Center The Institutional Development of Medical Education in George Washington University (1973). He also wrote The Grand Social Enterprise; A Study of Jeremy Bentham in his Relation to...
Dates: 1824-2002

Foggy Bottom Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2311
Abstract

This collection contains Foggy Bottom Association records related to historic preservation and urban renewal in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The association has been very active in advocating for the preservation of the residential character of Foggy Bottom as profound changes have come to the neighborhood since the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006

George Coffin papers

 Collection — Box: UP0001
Identifier: MS2048
Abstract

Collection includes original political cartoons from Washington newspapers; lithographic reproductions of other political cartoons; original pen and ink illustrations of civil war stories; scrapbooks containing original political cartoons, lithographic reproductions of cartoons, original sketches, and newspaper clippings; diaries; and loose sketches and photographs. These materials date from 1858-1896.

Dates: 1858-1896

Gilbert Gude papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2081
Abstract Gilbert Gude served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1953-58, in the Maryland Senate from 1962-1967, and was then elected as a Republican to Congress, serving from 1967-76 as the Representative from Maryland's 8th district. During his time in Congress, Gude was the ranking Republican member of the House District of Columbia Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, bills, press materials, publications, reports, and other related items. The material dates from...
Dates: 1967-1976

Individual manuscripts, publications, and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MS2135
Abstract

This artificial collection was created to manage documents that are too small to be separate collections of their own. Includes individual manuscripts, undated; Elbridge Colby's "The National Guard of the United States", 1903-1945; Book Arts Specimens, 1600 ca- 1850 ca.; Performing Arts Material, 1890-1980; Gay and lesbian publications, 1994-1998; Washingtoniana magazines, journals, and newsletters, 1879-1974; Washington associations, clubs, lodges, and societies, 1845-1948.

Dates: 150 AD. - Circa 2014

James Goode papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0670-UA
Abstract The collection include manuscript drafts and proofs, research notes, clippings, photographs, prints, correspondence, awards, lecture notes, personal papers, professional papers, and reports. They range in date from circa 1860 to 2017, but the bulk of the material dates from 1950 to 2011. The material relates to James Goode's graduate studies, his 2009 book on Washington sculptures, his collection of American self-portraits, his personal and professional life, and other research...
Dates: circa 1860-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2018

Jim Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2013
Abstract Records include personal files of Jim Graham from both his time as a member of the DC Council, as well as materials created during his early career and post-Council, and constitution and by-laws for Whitman-Walker Clinic, correspondence, financial records, photographs, videocassettes, audio cassette tapes, executive meeting minutes, annual reports and other publications of the Whitman-Walker Clinic, publications and materials of other AIDS-related organizations, scrapbooks, newspaper...
Dates: 1961-2015; Majority of material found within 1983-2014

John Lodge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2271-UA
Abstract John H. Lodge (1925-2009) was an ophthalmologist and Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical School from 1958 to 1970. He received a Bachelor of Arts from West Virginia University in 1947, and a Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1951. He completed post-graduate training at the Ohio State University Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and Harvard Medical School. He served 2 years as an ophthamologist in the United...
Dates: 1935-2008; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1970

John Russell Mason papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0242-UA
Abstract

Collection consists of records, correspondence, photographs, and ephemeral materials ranging in date from 1931 to 1981. The records document John Russell Mason's librarianship education at Columbia University, individual exhibits held at the University Library, and his career at The George Washington University.

Dates: 1931-1981

Lessons of the Sixties: A history of local Washington, DC activism for peace and justice from 1960-1975: Personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2392
Abstract Lessons of the Sixties is an organization dedicated to documenting the efforts and lessons learned by local DC Metropolitan Area activists, students, organizers and those who dreamed of building a better world through new ideas, political advocacy, local organization building, and other means in the years 1960-1975. Since 2010, the Institute for Policy Studies has served as the organizational home for the Lessons of the 60s providing office space and infrastructural support. Since 2010 the...
Dates: 1937-2016; Majority of material found within 1967-1981

Lester Frank Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0247-UA
Abstract

Lester Frank Ward (1841-1913) has been described by some as the father of American sociology. His contributions to sociology are almost forgotten today, but at one time he was considered to be one of America's leading intellectuals. Collection includes diaries, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook. and sixty-nine articles written by Lester Frank Ward. The materials range in date from between 1883 and 1919.

Dates: 1883-1919

Liberal/Left archival studies papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2096
Abstract

Collection contains articles, flyers, ephemera, and correspondence related to radical student organizations, socialism, and communism. The material dates from 1965-88 with the bulk of the material falling between 1968-71.

Dates: 1965-1988

Lou Chibbaro Washington Blade senior reporter files (Lou Chibbaro donation)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2395
Abstract Lou Chibbaro, Jr. is a reporter for The Washington Blade. After starting out as a freelance writer in 1976, he joined the Blade staff full-time in 1984. He has covered many beats for the Blade including the federal agencies, elections, the Supreme Court, Congress and the White House. His reporting has focused on gay civil rights, and gay rights legislation. He has also written about crime and criminal trials involving anti-gay violence and hate crimes.This collection contains...
Dates: 1976-2020; Majority of material found within 1990-2019

Marcus Cunliffe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0125-UA
Abstract

Contains diaries, correspondence, research notes, articles, chapters from books, syllabi, exam questions, news clippings, correspondence, original military ballads, illustrations, and photographs range in date from 1936-1990 (bulk 1960-1990) documenting Cunliffe’s career as a scholar of American history.

Dates: 1960-1990

Marion Barry 1978 campaign oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: MS2342
Abstract

This collection contains oral histories (both audio and video recordings) of people associated with the Marion Barry campaign for mayor in 1978. The colletion also contains a small amount of paper records and artifacts related to the campaign and District government. These oral histories were conducted between 2015 and 2017. The collection as a whole dates from 1975 - 2017.

Dates: 1975 - 2017

Mark Plotkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2370
Abstract This collection contains handwritten commentaries, typed commentary, published articles from multiple newspapers and personal documents from the career of Mark Plotkin. Plotkin was most well known for his career as a political commentator and analyst primarily on the radio and on TV. These appearances were local and international (CBC-Canadian Broadcasting Company and CTV-Canadian Television Commentary). Plotkin was the political analyst for WAMU, an NPR affiliate, from 1982-2002. After...
Dates: 1953-2018

Mount Vernon Seminary and College collection of biographical materials and correspondence with Marjorie Merriweather Post

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0017-MS
Abstract Marjorie Merriweather Post, Founder of the General Foods Corporation, was the First Alumna Trustee of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. She gave untiringly to Mount Vernon Seminary and College, and maintained a lifelong relationship with the school that kept her in constant communication with George Lloyd and later Peter Pelham, Presidents of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, speeches and memorabilia,...
Dates: 1901-1999; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1973