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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Eaby, Robert P.

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021.055

Family Stories

Identifier: 168
Content Description

This collection features 304 short stories written by children, ages 5 to 13 years old, who attend various DC Public Schools. The stories, both written and typed, are about the child’s family and often include a drawing that illustrates their story. The project was a collaboration between the DC Public Library and the DC Public Schools. The stories were written in honor of National Library Week in 1990.

Dates: 1990

Karl Fenning Papers

Identifier: 074
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, professional publications, clippings, genealogical and biographical information, memorabilia and family photographs. The materials are divided into four series: Professional Papers, Personal Papers, Photographs, and Ephemera.

Dates: 1881-1962

Francis A. Gregory Genealogical Collection

Identifier: 005
Scope and Contents The collection was artificially created by the Library and consists of the Shaed and Baltimore family papers; as well materials regarding Elzie Hoffman. It includes photographs, programs, published books, biographies, letters, certificates, diaries, scrapbooks, clippings, and other family memorabilia. The collection has been divided into series by family. Many of the items are related to Washington, D.C. educational institutions that most of the members of the families attended; Dunbar...
Dates: 1902 - 1975

Latchford Family

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2000-100
Dates: Majority of material found within 1804 - 1889

Lowe's Funeral Home Records

Identifier: 067
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records of the Lowe’s Funeral Home from the early 1960s including personal information on deceased clients, financial records/ledgers, and general subject files.

Dates: 1958 - 1969

Marriott, J.W.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2006-049
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Mclean III, John R.

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1: [Barcode: 31172091938993]
Identifier: 2000-041

Dorothy Provine Free Black Research Collection

Identifier: 139
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Provine Free Black Research Collection contains photocopies of wills, marriage registers, freedom records, manumissions records, research files, writings by Provine, birth records, death records, records of social organizations, genealogy records, and records of black property owners. It should be noted that while the documents in this collection date from 1686 to 1997, nearly all records in this collection are photocopies of original documents, made predominantly in the...
Dates: 1686-1997

Ruffin/Jones Family Collection

Identifier: 145
Scope and Contents The Ruffin/Jones Family Collection contains photographs, cassette tapes with audio recordings of interviews, and printed material such as articles and publications, brochures and programs, school-related items, letters, and research files and notes pertaining to C. Bernard Ruffin, III and members of his family. The life and work of his aunt, Louise Jones Hubbard, is particularly well-documented; material related to her makes up a large portion of the collection. The collection is...
Dates: 1842 - 1999 (bulk 1920s - 1999); Majority of material found within 1920 - 1999