Appraisal Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS OF APPRAISALS PREPARED BY ALLAN STYPECK

2018

  • Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation, books, art and artifacts

  • Archival papers of Holocaust survivor Jack Garfein

  • Archival papers, books and memorabilia of actor Earle Hyman

  • Bellevue Hospital Nurse’s Manual, 1878

  • Boston U., books and periodicals pertaining to West Africa

  • Diaries and archival material pertaining to Clara Harris Rathbone

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising, archival papers and related material pertaining to the career of west coast Art Director Archie Boston, Jr.

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising,archival papers and related material pertaining to the career of direct mail pioneer James Kobs

  • Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, the Donna McClelland collection of Pre-Columbian Moche culture ceramic designs

  • Folger Shakespeare Library, the James L. Harner Collection of miniature books pertaining to Shakespeare

  • Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon, collection of prints and drawings

  • George Mason U., large collection of American Church Architecture postcards

  • George Mason U., the David Stone collection of Gilbert and Sullivan music and manuscripts Part II

  • Georgetown U., original signed drawings of Samuel J. Woolf

  • Glacier National Park, original surveyor’s 1912 photo album

  • Heinz Family Archives, scrapbooks, photograph albums and autograph collection

  • International Spy Museum, Sidney Riley artifacts

  • James Madison U., collection of books and periodicals pertaining to Middle East studies and culture

  • Jerry Aronson’s complete archive of the documentary Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, including 60 hours of taped interviews

  • Johns Hopkins School of Advance International Studies, books and periodicals pertaining to West Africa

  • Johnson C. Smith U., the Richard W. Pollay collection of black gospel music

  • Large collection of archival material relating to U.S. Post Masters

  • Library of Congress, archival papers of early 20th century dancer Ida Rubenstein, including original manuscript music scores

  • Library of Congress, archival papers of psychologist Heinz Kohut

  • Montgomery County Maryland Friends of the Library, large collection of classical LPs

  • National Sculpture Society, Nina Akamu’s copy of her sculpture featured in the Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II

  • Neuroscientist Eric Kandel’s Nobel Prize for Medicine and Science

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, archival papers, music scores and related material of soprano and actress Marni Nixon

  • Pittsburgh U.,large collection of wildlife art by American illustrator Jacob Bates Abbott

  • President Lincoln and Soldiers’ Home National Monument, collection of prints, artifacts and ephemeral material

  • Smithsonian Institution American History Museum, archival papers and related material of Gay Rights activist Mark Segal

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art, the library of the Andrea Rosen Gallery

  • Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, original manuscript draft of the first newspaper article written on the Wright Brother’s first flight at Kitty Hawk

  • Society of Cincinnati, 1826 Lafayette letter

  • St. Andrews University, Book of Common Prayer owned by George III

  • St. Johns’ University Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, the S. Linn Williams collection of Renaissance/Reformation period printing with emphasis on England

  • The archive of Jack Garfein, Actor’s Studio director, actor and filmmaker

  • The Herb Block Foundation, medals, awards and artifacts relating to the life and career of political cartoonist Herb Block

  • The Melvin Granitz collection of books relating to hypnosis

  • U. of Illinois, library and archives of U.S. National Park Service Chief Architect Randall Biallis

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and audio-visual material of dancer Robert Johnson

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and audio-visual material pertaining to the career of Dr. Peter J. Janetta, specialist in neuro-vascular surgery

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and related material of opera singer Marilyn Horne

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and related material of American philosopher Elizabeth Lloyd

  • U. of Pittsburgh, manuscript drafts and script treatments of author BeBe Moore Campbell

  • U. of Tennessee, archival papers and related material of author Wilma Dykeman and husband and collaborator James Stokely

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material pertaining to the Fraenkel family

  • U.S. State Department Diplomacy Center, original handwritten appointment of Martin Van Buren as Secretary of State

  • U.S. World War II Museum, collection of World War II airplane scale models

  • University of Maryland Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, the William Montgomery collection of sheet music

  • World War I scrapbook of U.S. Army Hospital Corps Camp 5

  • Yale U., archival papers and related material pertaining to Margaret Caroline Anderson, publisher and editor of The Littler Review

2017

  • American Ireland Fund, W.B. Yeats “A Vision” inscribed by Yeats to Edith Shackleton

  • American Psychiatric Association Foundation, library, archives and artifacts

  • American U., large collection of art books

  • Archival material and artwork of Holocaust survivor Esther Laurie

  • Ayn Rand Institute, 4-page manuscript draft of Ayn Rand’s “Essentials of Objectivism”

  • Casa de Las Americas, Latin American studies library of Dr. Franklin W. Knight

  • Clemson U., the Dudley Raynal collection of books on botany

  • Collection of Tibetan Buddhist artifacts

  • Columbia U., the Irene and Jack Delano collection pertaining to Puerto Rico, including archival papers, art, music and photographs

  • Duke U., original preliminary drawing of the Duke University Chapel purportedly drawn by the prominent African-American architect Julian Abele

  • Edward M. Kennedy Foundation, archival memorabilia and artifacts, including the contents of Senator Kennedy’s United States Senatorial office

  • Erie Art Museum, collection of photographs by Bruce Katsiff

  • Florida State U., archival papers and library of American poet Michael Rothenberg, memorabilia of American Beat poet Philip Whalen, original cut-ups and related material of American poet and novelist William Burrows

  • Folger Shakespeare Library, the S. Linn Williams collection of Elizabethan period printings

  • Folger Shakespeare Library, William Smith, Rouge Dragon to the court of Queen Elizabeth I of England, 1597 manuscript court heraldry book with contemporary hand annotations

  • George Mason U., the David Stone collection of Gilbert and Sullivan music and manuscripts

  • George Washington U., archival papers and related material of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

  • Georgetown U., the archive of Thomas Barger, former President and CEO of ARAMCO, primarily during 1937 to1956, including early photographs, films and documents relating to the discovery of oil and the development of the oil industry in the Saudi Arabian Peninsula

  • Georgetown U., the estate of Thomas C. Barger, Part II, containing archival papers and related material relating to the development of oil in the Arabian Peninsula and Aramco’s relationship with the Saudi Royal families. A highlight of the collection is rare original films 1938-40.

  • Historical Society of Washington, D.C., complete inventory of holdings

  • Howard U., library of Robert Copeland pertaining to Natural History with an emphasis on Darwin

  • Indiana U. John Edward Hasse collection of vintage American sheet music

  • James Branch Cabell, substantive book collection and correspondence with noted authors and book collectors

  • Johns Hopkins U., archival papers and related material of U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski

  • Johns Hopkins University Medical Archives, magic lantern collection of Dr. Howard Kelly

  • Morgan Library and Museum, Robert and Linda Stillman collection of Alfred Jarry and the study of pataphysics

  • Morgan Library and Museum, Robert and Linda Stillman collection of Alfred Jarry and the study of pataphysics

  • PNC Bank, art and artifacts from various Maryland branches

  • Rhodesian Army Association archival papers, books and periodicals pertaining to the insurgency that lead to the independence of the nation of Zimbabwe (1960-1979)

  • Rutgers University, political memorabilia of U. S. Senator Harrison A. “Pete” Williams

  • Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art, Salahi family document relating to the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

  • Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History, scores and arrangements of the Boyd Raeburn Jazz Band, including the original manuscript arrangement of Night in Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie

  • Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, the Norman Mayer archive of Lighter than Air material

  • Smithsonian Museum of American History, the Michael and Jane Stern archives of American food and pop culture

  • Spelman College, signed books and photographs of Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian African Art Museum

  • The City College of the City University of New York, archival papers and academic library of political scientist Judith S. Stein

  • The Heinz Family Foundation, archival papers relating to five generations of the H.J. Heinz family, including U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III

  • The law library of the Carroll County, Maryland Court

  • Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA, library holdings and special collections

  • Truman Presidential Library, papers of John Steelman, Senior Advisor to President Truman, Part II

  • U. of Colorado Boulder, Brian Lebowitz book collection by Jewish authors, Part V

  • U. of Maryland, the Robert Bassesche collection of illustrated classics and children’s books 

  • U. of Maryland’s Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, trombonist Milton Steven’s archival papers and signed photographs of conductors

  • U. of Pittsburgh, Dr. Adolf Grunbaum’s archival papers and library pertaining to philosophy

  • U. of Rhode Island, various taped interviews conducted by journalist G. Wayne Miller

  • U. of Texas, archival papers of journalist Henry Raymont

  • U. Pittsburgh, the laboratory and related material of Dr. Jonas Salk, discoverer of the polio vaccine

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material pertaining to the Muller family’s life in Nuremberg, Germany in the 1930’s and the subsequent Kindertransport to England

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers, photographs and related material pertaining to the Joseph and Charlotte Schulhof family’s escape from Nazi-occupied Prague and relocation in Tientsin, China

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Bruno and Pauline Bettleheim family archives

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Rosenwald family archives

  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society, items relating to Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black

  • Washington Bach Consort, large collection of Bach related scores hand annotated by conductor/performer J. Reilly Lewis

2016

  • Assassination Archives Research Center, archival papers and related material of journalist and LIFE Magazine staff writer Richard Billings

  • Ayn Rand Institute, preliminary handwritten notes and portions of the manuscript drafts of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

  • Barack Obama Presidential Library, original article by Barack Obama “Breaking the Wartime Mentality”, 3/10/83, from Columbia University Sundial Magazine

  • Blackhawk Automotive Museum, large collection of worldwide postage stamps relating to automobiles

  • Brandeis University, Books relating toUnited States Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, including volumes from his personal library, many books with hand annotations and personalized inscriptions, Parts I and II

  • Bridge Over Asia, over 8,000 National Geographic magazines dating from 1911-1992

  • Classic Car Museum, Saint Michaels, Maryland, large collection of automotive books and periodicals

  • Classic Car Museum, St. Michaels, MD, large collection of automotive books and periodicals

  • District of Columbia Public Library, archival papers, audio/visual material, books and related material pertaining to the Washington, DC Punk music movement

  • District of Columbia Public Library, the Lawrence E. Gichner collection of photographs and other material pertaining to Washington, DC

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising, archival papers and related material pertaining to the career of pioneer woman advertising writer Paula Green                                                                                          

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising, Barry Silverstein collection of Direct Marketing advertising

  • Duke University David M. Rubenstein Library, archival papers and related material pertaining to the career of advertising executive Len Sirowitz

  • East Carolina U., archival papers and related material from the estate of paleontologist Karel Absolon

  • Florida State University, collection of Napoleonic books and related archival papers

  • Fred W. Smith National Library, Mount Vernon, VA, Martha Washington 1 page ALS to Lady Hamilton (September 1793) with good wishes for Col. Hamilton’s recovery from Yellow Fever

  • George Washington U., microfilm collection relating to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

  • Gettysburg College, books, journals and related papers pertaining to contemporary American poetry

  • Gordon Sabine’s Extensive Collection of Tennis books and periodicals

  • Hillsdale College, 1st edition of the Federalist Papers, 1788

  • James A. Michener Art Museum, collection of 20th-century photography books and catalogs

  • Jefferson College of Medicine, collection of medical instruments

  • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, original handwritten Harvard Law School notebook of United States Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis

  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, collection of medals awarded to Johns Hopkins nurses during WWI and related archival material

  • Jonathan Fisher House, Blue Hill, ME, New England minister Jonathan Fisher’s field sketchbook containing 26 original watercolors dated 1793-1810

  • Kenneth Robbins’ Collectionof 19th- and early 20th-century postcards relating to Africa and Asia with emphasis on Jewish culture

  • Library of Congress, archival papers of Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Part II

  • Library of Congress, collection of correspondence from Dr. Sigmund Freud to his student Dr. Heinz Hartmann, a pioneer in the study of ego psychology

  • Lutheran School of Theology, collection of postcards relating to Lutheran church institutions

  • Maret School, Wash., DC, mid 19th-century diary of L.J. Middleton, owner of Woodley House and working farm

  • New York Transit Museum, a New York Elevated Railroad Company ledger book, 1893-1894

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, library, music scores and related material of organist and instructor Donald S. Sutherland, Part II

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, oil painting “Two Dogs in a Still Life” by magic realist artist Honore Sharrer

  • Presbyterian Historical Society, memorabilia and correspondence of the Reverend Dr. Edward L. R. Elson

  • Rhode Island Historical Society, Hook and Ladder Company #2’s 1910 Journal Log Book

  • Smithsonian Institution, archives of Arthur Stern, including original material relating to Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and the Almanac Singers

  • Smithsonian Institution, the John Edward Hasse collection of books pertaining to music

  • Smithsonian Museum of American History, large collection of material relating to Japanese internment during World War II

  • The City College of New York, the advertising and archival papers of George Lois

  • The Czech Museum of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, collection of books in Czech from the library of Karl Absolon

  • Three paintings by Milton Avery

  • U. of Alabama at Birmingham, the medical library of Dr. Irshad Chaudry

  • U. of Iowa, original 1948 drawing by Richard Spencer of the school’s mascot “Herky, the Hawk”

  • U. of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, large collection of original WQXR studio recordings and miscellaneous live performances and interviews

  • U. of Maryland, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, collection of signed sheet music and related material of clarinetist Sidney S. Forrest, Part II

  • U. of Minnesota, the personal library of Stephen J. Jukasik, former director of DARPA

  • U. of Nebraska-Lincoln, large collection of books in Czech

  • U. of Pennsylvania, archival papers and related material of architect Frank Schlesinger

  • U. of Pennsylvania, multi-language book collection pertaining to the Middle East

  • U. of Pennsylvania, the Russell Versaci collection of books pertaining to architecture  

  • U. of Tennessee Knoxville, archival papers and related material of author, journalist and film critic Philip Agee

  • U. of Texas, Briscoe Center, archival papers and related material of television and radio news journalist Michael Marlow, including his tenures as producer of the news shows Face the Nation and Washington Conversation

  • U. of Texas, Briscoe Center, archival papers, library and related matieral of political journalist and author Jules Witcover

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material pertaining to the Neubeck family and their emigration to China

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, diary written by Holocaust survivor Ada Breitkopf Abrahamer and related archival papers and photographs

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, photographs and correspondence of Charles R. Lord while working with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Alec Tulkoff collection of holocaust related artifacts and printed documents

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, The Annemarie Warschauer papers document the pre-war lives of the Israelski, Munter and Warschauer families in Berlin, Germany and as refuges in Shanghai, China during the Holocaust.

  • United States Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, archival papers and related material

  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society, books from the library of Supreme Court Justice Louise D. Brandeis

  • University of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, the Lee Rubenstein Performing Arts Program Collection

  • University of Michigan, African art from the estate of Harold Courlander

  • Vanderbilt U., archives of President of NBC Julian Goodman

  • Virginia Historical Society, banking ephemera from the Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Fredericksburg, Virginia

  • Virginia Theological Seminary, archival papers, CDs, musical and conducting scores of musical conductor and Bach scholar J. Reilly Lewis

  • Washington College, large 20th-century book collection with emphasis on psychology and philosophy

  • Wellesley College, books and memorabilia of Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Part II

2015

  • Albright College, collection of American wedding documents dating from the early 18th century to the early 20th century

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, library, archives and artifacts 

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, collection of books on occupational medicine and related artifacts

  • Bard Graduate Center of Decorative Arts and Design History, Material Culture, 20th-century decorative art and archival material

  • Bard Graduate Center of Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, 20th-century decorative art and archival material

  • Boston U., collection of books and reports relating to West Africa

  • Columbia U., archival papers and related material of Dr. Eric Kandel, recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • Daniel Morgan Academy, two large libraries pertaining to espionage and intelligence

  • DeSales University, the Eugene Poteat collection ofbooks, journals and reports relating to espionage and intelligence

  • DeSales University, the Eugene Poteat collection ofbooks, journals and reports relating to espionage and intelligence

  • District of Columbia Public Library, holdings of the Special Collections Department and the Peabody Reading Room

  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, collection of correspondence of Reverend Dr. Edward L.R. Elson

  • Folger Shakespeare Library, William Smith’s 1597 manuscript Heraldry book

  • George Mason U., large collection of 19th-20th century maps pertaining to Washington, D.C.

  • George Washington U., artifacts and material pertaining to the Riggs family of Washington, DC

  • George Washington U., collection of Civil War medical books and related items

  • George Washington U., original16mm footage of Nixon-Agnew campaign ads

  • George Washington University Albert H. Small Museum of Washingtoniana, complete contents of museum relating to the planning, development and building of the District of Columbia

  • George Washington University, Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, Washington D.C. memorabilia from the collection of Washington D.C. Councilmember James Graham

  • Georgetown U., archival papers and related material of journalist and author Arnaud de Borchgrave

  • Georgetown U., collection of books pertaining to Missouri and Saint Louis

  • Georgetown U., John Skeen Book Collection of Western Americana

  • Heinz Family Foundation Archives, 22 original manuscript diaries of industrialist H.J. Heinz 

  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters, collection of toy model trucks

  • International Spy Museum, Wash., DC, artifacts,memorabilia and library

  • Johns Hopkins U., archival papers and related material of cardiologist Dr. Levi Watkins

  • Johns Hopkins U., archival papers of cardiologist Dr. Levi Watkins relating to his involvement in the annual Martin Luther King Project

  • Library of Congress, a comprehensive collection of books, posters and memorabilia pertaining to author/illustrator Maurice Sendak

  • Library of Congress, Rosa Parks’ Presidential Medal of Freedom and her Congressional Gold Medal

  • Ludwig von Mises Institute, rare and early editions, some signed, of books by Ludwig von Mises 

  • Maryland State Law Archives, Audubon Birds of America Havell edition engravings, John Dabour oil painting, and entire audio, video and print archives

  • Maryland State Law Archives, books, archival papers, special collections, journals, reports and photographs

  • Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society, collection of books on genealogy

  • Northwestern U., the John C. Freeman Collection of Automobile Ephemera

  • Old Dominion U., collection of books pertaining to Jewish artists

  • P.S. 118 Maurice Sendak Community School, Maurice Sendak books, posters and memorabilia

  • Pine Forge Academy, 1750-1870 business ledgers of Thomas Rutter and descendants

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, collection of books on occupational medicine and related artifacts

  • Rutgers University, archives and related material of U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey

  • San Diego Air and Space Museum, the Aerospace Education Center collection of aeronautical artifacts and archival material

  • Servants 4 Him, collection of 20th-century books on theology

  • Smithsonian Institution Sackler Museum, large collection of late 19th-early 20th-century postcards from Africa and Asia primarily pertaining to Jewish culture

  • Smithsonian Institution, advertising art relating to General Motor’s Mr. Goodwrench and related advertising material of artist Clark E. Maddock

  • Smithsonian Institution, J. Michael Travis original costume design sketches and related material 

  • Smithsonian Institution, the John Edward Hasse collection of books pertaining to music

  • Southern Center for International Studies, educational archive containing printed material, photographs and audio-visual material

  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, Wash., DC, President’s Pew Book of Common Prayer containing signatures of U.S. Presidents and relatives that have attended services at the church

  • The Peggy Gouger Collection of Tennis and Other Racquet Sports Memorabilia

  • The Susan Phillips Collection of American Labor related material

  • U. of Baltimore, large collection of 20th century to the present promotional graphic design

  • U. of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, archival papers and original music compositions and scores of composer Aaron Avshalomov

  • U. of Maryland, collection of fine press and rare books, including a folio edition of David Roberts’ Holy Land, a 1st edition of the Works of Edmund Spenser and a complete set of John Martin’s mezzotint illustrations of Paradise Lost

  • U. of Maryland, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, sheet music and related material of clarinetist Sidney S. Forrest

  • U. of Mississippi, books inscribed by U.S. Presidents to Felton “Skeeter” Johnston, former Secretary of the Senate

  • U. of New Hampshire, archival papers relating to the Albanian Subversion, the failed joint operation of the CIA and British SIS 

  • U. of Pittsburgh, the Darlington Library’s Archival and Manuscript Collection relating to the settlement of the Ohio Valley and the City of Pittsburgh

  • U. of Pittsburgh, the Darlington Library’s collections of maps and atlases

  • U. of Pittsburgh, the Darlington Library’s collection of images and photographs 

  • U. of Pittsburgh, the Darlington Library’s complete elephant folio set of the Havell edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America

  • U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, original recording of two “Buchenwald Boys” singing the “Treblinka Song”

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material of Max Schmeidler, including Shanghai period

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers of Nuremberg Tribunal Prosecutor Walter Rockler

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, original 16mm footage of Jewish life and culture in Europe and the Middle East in the mid 1930’s 

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, photography collection of European and Palestinian Jewish culture in the 1930’s by journalist Robert Gessner

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Alec Tulkoff collection of holocaust related artifacts and printed documents

  • U.S. Naval Institute Press, large collection of postcards pertaining to civilian, commercial and military vessels

  • U.S.Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material of Max Schmeidler, including Shanghai period

  • University of Texas, Briscoe Center, archival papers and related material of New Mexico Governor and Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson

  • Vanderbilt U., archival papers of prominent American journalist John L. Seigenthaler

  • Virginia Historical Society, banking ephemera from the Farmers and Mechanics Bank, Fredericksburg, Virginia

  • W.L. Stone 1823 copperplate engraved copy on woven paper of the Declaration of Independence

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2014

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, collection of books on occupational medicine and related artifacts

  • American Institute of Physics, second appraisal of the holdings of the Niels Bohr Library

  • Baltimore Museum of Art, prints from the Estate of Milton Rose

  • Bennington College, literature collection of modern first editions 

  • Bound copy of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Buckley et al V. Valeo, Secretary of the United States Senate inscribed by Valeo to Senator James Buckely

  • Collection of original individual instrument scores and charts from the Count Basie Band

  • Columbia U. Jane C. Loeffler’s archives and related material pertaining to American embassies

  • Columbia U., architectural drawing by Rafael Guastavino

  • Columbus Museum of Art, painting by magic realism artist Honore Sharrer

  • Corning Glass Museum, archival material of glass artist and author Robert Kehlmann

  • Dallas Holocaust Museum, a limited edition of illustrations by a survivor of the Drancy Concentration Camp

  • Daniel Morgan Academy, two large libraries pertaining espionage and intelligence

  • DeSales U., Intelligence Library of Samuel Halpern

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising, the second portion of the Richard Warren Pollay Acme Company product collection

  • Duke U. John Hope Franklin Research Center, 1930’s panoramic photographs of U.S. Army (colored) regiment

  • Duke U., archival papers of Jerome Shestack, renowned Human Rights and Civil Rights attorney and US Ambassador to the UN Commission on Human Rights

  • EEA Aviation Foundation, book collection pertaining to aviation

  • George Mason U. Intelligence Library of Hayden Peake

  • George Mason U., archival papers of Partners for a Livable Community

  • George Washington Mt. Vernon Library, letter from Eliza Parke Custis to John Lutz with a swatch of cloth worn by Washington and a paste down of writing in Washington’s hand

  • George Washington U. Jacob Burns Law Library, the Herman D. Levy library

  • George Washington U., artifacts and material pertaining to the Riggs family of Washington, DC

  • George Washington U., books, memorabilia, prints, etc. pertaining to Sir Winston Churchill

  • George Washington U., Samuel Halperin collection of Judaica

  • George Washington U., the Albert H. Small Collection of Washingtoniana

  • Georgetown U., 1750 Spanish and Portuguese manuscript of the boundary commission report pertaining to territory in South America

  • Georgetown U., 1750 Spanish and Portuguese manuscript of the boundary commission report pertaining to territory in South America

  • Georgetown U., 1750 Spanish-Portuguese Boundary Commission Report pertaining to South America

  • Georgetown U., archival papers and related material of Marion Mitchel Stancioff

  • Georgetown U., books and prints from the Estate of Milton Rose

  • Georgetown U., collection books and periodicals pertaining to Early Russian Studies and related subjects

  • Georgetown U., large collection of graphic novels and single issue comics

  • Georgetown U., original sketch books, photographs and related archival material of Prentiss Taylor (Part II)

  • Gurdjieff Society of Wash., DC, the library of Hugh B. Ripman, founder of the Gudjieff Society

  • Heinz Family Archive, ledger book of Henry J. Heinz and related material

  • Heinz History Center, collection of civil war letters

  • Icon collection of Saint Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Philadelphia, PA

  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters, collection of toy model trucks

  • Johns Hopkins Peabody Institution’s Music Conservatory, artifacts and memorabilia from the Rosa Ponselle Foundation 

  • Johns Hopkins U., books pertaining to foreign policy with emphasis on North Africa

  • Johns Hopkins University, papers, correspondence and ephemeral material pertaining to American composer, musical theorist and teacher Milton Babbitt

  • Liberty U., archive of nationally syndicated political columnist John Calvin Thomas

  • Library of Congress, a comprehensive collection of books, posters and memorabilia pertaining to author/illustrator Maurice Sendak

  • Library of Congress, archival papers and related material ofSecretary of State Madeleine Albright

  • Library of Congress, libraryof Congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin’s 6th District

  • Library of Congress, scrapbooks and related material pertaining to the Washington National Opera with emphasis on tenor/artistic director Placido Domingo

  • Maryland State Archives, archival papers and related material pertaining to John Hall and his descendants

  • Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society, collection of books on genealogy

  • Narcotics Anonymous, the John Schmid Collection relating to Narcotics Anonymous, including original publications and manuscript writings of James “Jimmy” Kinnon, founder of Narcotics Anonymous

  • National African American Museum

    National Air and Space Museum, archival papers of Gerard K. O’Neill, a leading advocate of space colonization

  • National Cryptologic Museum Foundation, collection of books pertaining to intelligence

  • National Gallery of Art, books from the Estate of Milton Rose

  • National Gallery of Art, Wash., DC, collection of photographic portraits of artists and their work by artist William A. Smith

  • National Library of Medicine, Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine awarded to Dr. Marshall W. Nirenberg in 1968 for “breaking the genetic code” and describing how it operates in protein synthesis

  • National Museum of the Marine Corps, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade memorabilia

  • Original sketches of costume designs and related material of television and entertainment costume designer J. Michael Travis

  • P.S. 118 Maurice Sendak Community School, Maurice Sendak books, posters and memorabilia

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, library, music scores and related material of organist and instructor Donald S. Sutherland

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, two custom-made Ovation guitars owned and played by jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd

  • Political memorabilia and related material of Congressman Henry A. Waxman

  • Robert A. Truax Collection of Washingtoniana

  • Samuel Halperin collection of maps pertaining to the Holy Land

  • Selwa “Lucky” Roosevelt, Chief of Protocol Reagan Administration, personal papers and archives

  • Smithsonian Institution Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, postcards, photographs and other items pertaining to India, North Africa and the Middle East

  • Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, anthropologist Alan Walker’s original slides of excavations in East Africa with Richard Leakey and other projects

  • Stanford U., archival papers and related material of historian and journalist Stanley Karnow

  • Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, Inc., aviation books of Erik Hildebrandt

  • Temple U., archival papers of Jerome Shestack primarily pertaining to his tenure as President of the American Bar Association and material relating to Jewish organizations

  • The Gandhi Center, Wash., DC, collection of art, photographs, philatelic items and books pertaining to India

  • The Milton Esterow archive relating to his career as owner/editor/publisher of ArtNews Magazine

  • The Peggy Gouger Collection of Tennis and Other Racquet Sports Memorabilia

  • The Susan Phillips Collection of American Labor related material

  • U. of Maryland Library of American Broadcasting, archival papers, audio and video tapes of documentary producer Christopher Buchanan

  • U. of Maryland, large collection of scholarly books pertaining to Iranian studies, primarily in Farsi

  • U. of Maryland, photography archives of Page One Photography pertaining to labor

  • U. of North Carolina Wilmington, memorabilia of North Carolina’s 7th District Congressman Mike McIntyre

  • U. of Pittsburgh, original elephant folio edition of John J. Audubon’s Bird’s of America (William M. Darlington copy)

  • U. of Pittsburgh, the William M. Darlington collection of American history with emphasis on Western Pennsylvania, the Ohio Valley, and the westward expansion and the settling of the continental United States, including manuscript archives, maps and atlases, broadsides, photographs, books and other printed material (see U. of Pit

  • U. of Texas, Austin, Briscoe Center, archival papers of television producer Marion Goldin, including 4 Emmys

  • U. of Texas, Austin, Briscoe Center, archival papers of television producer Marion Goldin, including 4 Emmys

  • U.S. Diplomacy Center Museum, U.S. Department of State, gifts from Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

  • U.S. Holocasut Memorial Museum, World War II diaries of Budapest resident Maria Madi

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, correspondence and photographs of Edgar Rauner, when part of the  U.S. Army’s Ritchie Boys unit

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, photography collection of European and Palestinian Jewish culture in the 1930’s by journalist Robert Gessner

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Edward Boehm collection of World War II propaganda leaflets and related material

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum,

    University of California Berkeley, collection of art and political memorabilia of U.S. Congressman George Miller III from California

  • University of Florida Gainesville, Hebrew book collection of Rabbi Herman Doych with imprints ranging from 1660 to the 20th century

  • URS Federal Services, Inc., Islamic brass seal from Saddam Hussein’s compound and belonging to the Government of the Republic of Iraq

  • USHMM, archival papers of Benjamin Ferencz relating to his career in the International Criminal Court and other peace initiatives

  • USHMM, archival papers of Joseph Borkin, author of The Trial and Punishment of I.G. Farben

  • USHMM, Kindertransport miniature Hebrew prayer scrolls

  • USHMM, photographs and archival papers pertaining to the life of Bella and Moshe Frydman

  • USS Constitution Museum, letters of Lt. William S. Bush, first United States Marine to be killed in action, very rare

  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, American Neurological Association archives and related material

  • Washington Bach Consort, collection of sheet music

  • Wellesley College, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s papers pertaining to her years at Wellesley

  • Wisconsin Historical Society and Other Institutions, archival papers and related memorabilia of Congressman Tom Petri of Wisconsin’s 6th District

  • Wisconsin Historical Society, political memorabilia and related material of Congressman Thomas Evert Petri of Wisconsin’s 6th District

2013

  • Album containing original color drawings and photographs created by liberated prisoners and United States Army personal from Dachau Concentration Camp

  • American Writers Museum Foundation, 20th-century writing desk of Pulitzer Prize winning American poet Anne Sexton

  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy, library, furniture and art of Benton McKaye, originator of the Appalachian Trail

  • Assassination Archives Research Center, drafts of the Zachary Sklar/Oliver Stone version of the movie JFK and other material relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

  • Baltimore Museum of Art, prints from the Estate of Milton Rose

  • Baylor U., archival and research papers relating to John F. Kennedy

  • Catholic U. of America History Research Center, collection of 20th-century prints for risk management purposes

  • Catholic U. of America, large collection of classical CDs

  • Catholic University of America, the Saul Kruger collection of books, sheet music and CDs

  • Chicago Crime Commission, archival and research papers pertaining to organized crime

  • Collection of material pertaining to the women’s rights and suffragette movement

  • Cornell U., correspondence and books pertaining to artist and author Hendrik Van Loon

  • Curtis Institute of Music, collection of early 20th-century autographs of central and eastern European actors, musicians, composers and conductors

  • Duke U. Hartman School of Advertising, the Richard Pollay collection of Acme advertising and archive on the Surgeon General’s campaign against cigarette advertising

  • Duke U., archival papers and related material pertaining to the McGee family (1857-2013), with emphasis on John Sidney and Doris Thompson McGee, Baptist missionaries in Nigeria 1945-1977

  • Duke U., archival papers of Dr. Frederick Herzog pertaining to his advancement of liberation theology

  • Early photomechanical reproduction enlargement of the Wright Brothers drawing of their flying machine Patent No. 821,393 sheet one

  • East Jersey State Prison, books and journals pertaining to law

  • George Mason U., archival papers ofRobert H. McNulty, founder and president of Partners for Livable Communities

  • George Mason U., books and periodicals relating to decorative arts

  • George Mason U., large collection of offprints relating to French history and the French Revolution

  • George Washington U., archival papers and related material of Congressman Clifford B. Stearns, Sr., 6th District Florida

  • George Washington U., correspondence and related material of Lawrence Laurent, radio critic and first TV critic for the Washington Post

  • Georgetown U., books and prints from the Estate of Milton Rose

     

  • Georgetown U., Paul M. Henze library of Ethiopian studies

  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, correspondence and signed photos to American diplomat Philip Kaiser

  • Hillsdale College, comprehensive collection of over 14,000 LPs, CDs and cassette tapes of classical music recordings

  • Holy Trinity Parish, Hillsdale, MI, large collection of sacred sheet music

  • Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, Julius Bien, 1860 atlas folio edition of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America reissued by J.W. Audubon

  • Library of author and journalist Christopher E. Hitchens

  • Library of Congress, archival papers of Archibald Roosevelt

  • Library of Congress, archives of Robert Kaiser Associate Editor and Senior Correspondence of the Washington Post

  • Library of Congress, correspondence and related family archival papers of mathematician John von Neumann and Klara Dan von Neumann

  • Loras College, printer’s proof copy of James Joyce’s Pomes Penyeach and a limited edition of Ulysses along with other books and audio/video material by or about James Joyce

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Arabic manuscript and 16th-century herbal for insurance purposes

  • Middle Tennessee State U., archival papers and related material of U.S. Congressman Barton Gordon, 6th District Tennessee

  • National Defense U., archival papers of National Security specialist James Locker III

  • National Gallery of Art, books from the Estate of Milton Rose

     

  • National Library of Medicine at NIH, four anatomical prints from Bernhard Albinus’ 1747 “Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani”

  • National Library of Medicine at NIH, medals and awards given to Nobel Prize winner Dr. Marshall Niremberg

  • National Library of Medicine at NIH, Paul Rogers, U.S. Congressman from Florida’s 11th District, archival papers and related material

  • National Security Archives, the archival papers of journalist Murrey Marder

  • Nicolaus Copernicus University Museum, Torun, Poland, collection of art by Jerzy Kajetanski

  • Robert A. G. Monks’ archives pertaining to corporate governance

  • Saint John’s U. Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, Paul M. Henze collection of Ethiopian manuscripts

  • Seminole State College, political memorabilia of U.S. Congressman Dan Boren, 2nd District Oklahoma

  • Shenandoah U., large collection of signed 1st edition children’s books

  • Smithsonian Institution Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, collection of 19th- and early 20th-century postcards relating to Turkey and India

  • State Library of Virginia, archival papers of Harrison G. Howland

  • Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, collection of books and related material pertaining to Morocco

  • The Grolier Club, two 17th-century books on midwifery by Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France

  • U. of Alabama, Huntsville, archival papers and related material of U.S. Congressman Robert “Bud” Cramer of Alabama’s 5th District and founder of the National Children’s Advocacy Center

  • U. of Alaska, Fairbanks, the archival papers of Senator Ted Stevens

  • U. of Delaware, rare collection of Ashendene Press books

  • U. of Denver, archival manuscript papers of Dr. Josef Korbel

  • U. of Florida, archival papers and related material of U.S. Senator Robert Graham, Governor of Florida, 1979-1987

  • U. of Hawaii, archives of Neil Thomas Proto pertaining to his book The Rights of My People: Liliuokalani's Enduring Battle with the United States 1893-1917

  • U. of Maryland Film School, 16mm film collection of AFI archivist Lawrence Karr

  • U. of Maryland Gordon Prange Collection, archival papers and memorabilia of General Rex Beasley pertaining to his military career during WWII and post-war occupation of Japan

  • U. of Maryland, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, rare facsimile editions of medieval music with CDs

  • U. of Maryland, photos taken from the ground showing Nagasaki minutes after the atomic bombing

  • U. of Massachusetts Lowell, archival papers of U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts Martin Meehan

  • U. of Oklahoma, archival papers and related material of U. S. Congressman Dan Boren, 2nd District Oklahoma

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and library of Dr. Adolf Grunbaum, Andrew Melon Professor of Philosophy of Science at U. of Pittsburgh

  • U. of Pittsburgh, archives and related material of U.S. Congressman John Murtha, 12th District of Pennsylvania

  • U. of Rhode Island, G. Wayne Miller’s audio and video recorded interviews for various book projects

  • U. of Tennessee, a signed copy of Phillis Wheatley’s poems

  • U. of Tennessee, collection of books and memorabilia pertaining to Davy Crockett

  • U. of Texas, Austin, a scrapbook created by author and poet Ann Sexton

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, artifact pertaining to Auschwitz Concentration Camp

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Margosches and Reik families’ archives and related material

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, photograph album circa 1936-1938 belonging to Gerhard “Gerd” Pleiss, an member of the 1st SS Division Leibstradarte SS Adolf Hitler

  • University of the District of Columbia, the Richard Rosman Collection of LP Jazz records from Norman Granz’s Pablo Label

  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, diary of Nazi ideologist Alfred Rosenberg

  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, diary, 1936-1944, of Nazi Party ideologist Alfred Rosenberg

  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Gurs printed Haggadah and Holocaust period manuscript Machzor Prayer book

  • USHMM,

    Vanderbilt U., archival papers and related material of U.S. Senator from Tennessee James Sasser, Ambassador to China during the Clinton administration

2012

  • American U., archival papers of syndicated journalist Marguerite Kelly

  • American U., Mal and Irma Schechter’s archival papers relating to the Schechter Report and other reports and journals pertaining to aging
  • Archival papers of Col. Victor Denore, US Occupation Army Japan Commander Nagasaki Prefecture

  • Archives of American architect Charles M. Goodman
  • Art Institute of Chicago, four-volume set of the 1952 edition of The Handmade Papers of Japan

  • ARTnews Magazine, archival and photograph collection

  • ARTnews Magazine, archival collection (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)

  • ARTnews Magazine, archival collection (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)

  • Bryn Mawr College, the Barbara Lynne Kevles collection of audio tapes pertaining to interviews with women of historical and cultural importance

  • Butler family collection of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler memorabilia

  • Columbia University, archival papers of Bob Fass, legendary counter culture radio show host at WBAI New York

  • Cornell U., archives of author Daniel Greenberg pertaining to his books on science, politics and higher education

  • Curtis, Edward S., The North American Indian: Being a series of [40] volumes picturing and describing the Indians of North America and Alaska. 1907-1930, #276 of 500 printed on Van Gelder paper

  • De Kooning Foundation, 2-page handwritten personal letter by Wilhelm de Kooning dated 1961
  • Duke U. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History, archival papers and related material of John Stevenson, publisher of Greystone Press and pioneer of direct marketing

  • Duke University Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History, advertising material from the mid 20th-century pertaining to the W. B. Golovin Corporation
  • Folger Shakespeare Library, Cranach Press limited edition of Shakespeare’s Hamlet

  • Franciscus de Platea, O.F.M, Opus Restitutonium Usurarum et Excommunicationum, 1474
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s manuscript of Hundred Years of Solitude, personal correspondence and personal and inscribed books

  • George Mason U., large collection of Civil War ephemera

  • George Mason U., Partners for Livable Communities archival papers and related material

  • Georgetown U., archival papers of American diplomat Corneilius Van H. Engert

  • Georgetown U., archival papers of geologist Robert L. Miller relating to the original development of the oil fields in Saudia Arabia by Californian Arabia Standard Oil Company (known later as ARAMCO)

  • Georgetown U., original sketch books, photographs and related archival material of Prentiss Taylor (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)
  • Georgetown U., original sketch books, photographs and related archival material of Prentiss Taylor (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)
  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, archival material pertaining to the US Naval career of Lloyd James Falk, CWO of the USS Augusta when it transported President Truman to and from the Potsdam Conference

  • Harvard Medical School, the G. Wayne Miller archive of taped oral interviews of individuals related to pioneers and pivotal figures in regenerative and life-extension medicine

  • Hillwood Estate Museum, Wash., DC, albums and program from coronations of Alexander II and III of Russia for exhibition purposes
  • James A. Michener Museum of Art, archives of American artist/illustrator William A. Smith (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)

  • James A. Michener Museum of Art, archives of American artist/illustrator William A. Smith (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)

  • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, typed letter dated 1938 signed by Albert Einstein

  • Library of Congress Map Division, late 19th-century map depicting the world as flat
  • Library of Congress, archival papers and related material of American journalist Roland Evans
  • Library of Congress, archives of Herbert J. Hall, award-winning American physicist

  • Library of Congress, collection of antiquarian and out-of-print Czech books
  • Library of Congress, archives of Herbert J. Hall, American physicist and pioneer in the field of electrostatic precipitation technology

  • Library of Paul Gould with emphasis on early American imprints, including Increase Cotton, Samuel Mather and 19th-century English first editions

  • Mount Holyoke College, archival papers and related material of Mary Louisa Matthews, United Congressional Church missionary in Monastir, Macedonia from 1888 to1920

  • Museum of the U.S. Air Force, William S. Phillips’ original painting “CASF Bravo Forward Deploys…”            

  • National Building Museum, Wash., D.C., archival collection of American architect Harold L. Esten (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)
  • National Building Museum, Wash., D.C., archival collection of American architect Harold L. Esten (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)
  • National Geographic Society, Edward Curtis’ The North American Indian: Being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of North America and Alaska, Van Gelder edition

  • National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, archives of pediatrician and virologist Dr. Robert Chanock

  • Only known model of G.W. Leibniz’s cryptography machine

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, archival material of jazz bassist and guitar player Gene Herbert “Joe” Byrd

  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, archival papers and related material of jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd

  • Penn State U., Dr. Arthur Goldschmidt library of Middle East Studies

  • Philadelphia U., library, archives and related artifacts of United States Senator Arlen Specter from Pennsylvania

  • Reformed Theological Seminary, book collection pertaining to theology

  • Seattle Museum of Art, painting and studies by noted American realist painter Honore Sharrer

  • Seton Hall U., archival papers of American diplomat Thomas P. Melady

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, collection of ephemeral material relating to Korean-American artist Nam June Paik (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, collection of ephemeral material relating to Korean-American artist Nam June Paik (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)
  • Smithsonian Institution, collection of 19th- and 20th-century prints

  • Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage,  complete collection of the Smithsonian Folkways Series recordings from the estate of Harold Courlander, co-creator of the Series

  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, photo album and correspondence pertaining to Korean War experiences of U.S. Air Force Col. Ward Hitt, Jr.

  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, African American advertising, memorabilia and related material (see also Business, Retail and Advertising)
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, African American advertising, memorabilia and related material (see also Art, Architecture and Engineering)
  • Temple of the Scottish Rite, John Russell Pope drawings of the temple’s architectural details

  • Temple U., Lawrence F. Karr and Kathleen Karr archival collection pertaining to the motion picture industry

  • The Woodrow Wiilson Center, John Simmons collection of books and journals on Russian Affairs

  • Towson U., large collection of books pertaining to food and environmental studies

  • U. of Colorado, collection of books, manuscripts and screenplays by Jewish authors
  • U. of Colorado, collection of modern first editions by Jewish authors

  • U. of Indiana, archival papers and related items of U.S. diplomat Nathaniel Davis

  • U. of Indiana, library and related material of Dr. Sidney Mintz pertaining to the cultures of food and sugar

  • U. of Maryland Baltimore County, archival paper, books and audio-video collection of poet and educator Gloria Oden

  • U. of Maryland Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dr. Alvan Morris collection of classical and jazz CDs

  • U. of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Center, collection of 19th- and 29th-century sheet music with emphasis on sacred music
  • U. of Maryland, collection of Kelmscott Press titles and books relating to William Morris

  • U. of Maryland, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Robert Sherman’s signed LP records and books relating to performing arts

     

  • U. of New Mexico, Ibarra family archives Part II (Aide de Camp to Simon Bolivar)

  • U. of North Carolina, Dr. Robert Moore's archival papers relating to William Faulkner
  • U. of Puerto Rico, collection of books pertaining to the Caribbean and agriculture

  • U. of Tennessee, archival papers and related material of Dr. William Bass, forensic anthropologist and co-author of the Bone Farm novel series

  • U. of Texas, archives of American journalist Seth Kantor, author of the book Who was Jack Ruby?

  • U. of Washington, Congressman Norm Dicks’ archival papers and related material

  • U.S. Congressman Bart Gordon , 6th District Tennessee, archives and memorabilia

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 70 photographs relating to the interrogation and Nuremberg trial of Hermann Goering and Nazi Army War Criminals
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival collection of Dr. George O. Kent pertaining to his presentation at the Nurenberg International Tribunal War Crime Trials 1945-1948

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and related material of Dr. Joseph Eaton pertaining to WWII U.S. Army psych-op programs, the liberation of German concentration camps and the post-war occupation of Germany
  • Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA, the William Pressly collection of art history and art reference books
  • Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA, the William Pressly collection of art history and art reference books

2011

  • 18th-century American theological pamphlets printed by Andrew Bradford and Benjamin Franklin
  • Alexander Graham Bell's workbooks for the development of tetrahedral kites for application in building a motorized flying machine
  • American U., archives of Irene Tinker relating to international development and especially the role of women and non-governmental organizations
  • Archival papers, photographs and related material of William C. Conover, Indian agent in the Oklahoma Territory
  • Archives and library of the Grand Lodge Masonic Temple of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Arizona State U., archival papers and related material of journalist Joel Garreau, author of Radical Evolution
  • Artifacts from Mike Todd's ill-fated jet "Lucky Liz" named after his wife Elizabeth Taylor WNYC, a collection of audio CDs with radio broadcasts of "Antiquity on Tape"
  • Cause Marketing Forum, archive containing Halo Competition entries
  • Christendom College, large collection of books pertaining to theology and related subjects
  • Collection of original plat documents relating to Washington City 1795-97
  • Columbia College Center for Black Music Research, The Evelyn Davidson White Collection of choral music by African American Composers
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Robert M. West library of books, journals, papers and images relating to paleontology, geology, evolution and museology
  • Divine World Missionaries, large collection of anthropology books and journals pertaining to the Philippines
  • George Mason U., collection of postcards and photographs pertaining to Fairfax, VA
  • George Mason U., homosexual literature and the history of homosexuality, English literature and Shakespearian studies
  • George Washington Carver, original 1919 pen and ink drawing entitled "Narcissus Poeticus"
  • George Washington U. Jacob Burns Law Library, books, periodicals, journals and reports pertaining to international law and human rights belonging to Thomas Buergenthal, former judge of the International Court of Justice
  • George Washington U., archival papers of Marcus Raskin, a prominent American social critic, political activist, author and philosopher
  • George Washington U., archives of Jerome Barrett pertaining to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  • George Washington University Albert H. Small Museum of Washingtoniana, a substantive collection of material relating to the planning, development and building of the District of Columbia
  • Georgetown U., Matthew Brady photo of the first Japanese embassy to the U.S. in 1860
  • H.D.Smyth: Atomic Bombs, A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes Under the Auspices of the United States Government 1940-1945, Adjutant General's Office, August 1945. Original pre publicatio
  • Johns Hopkins U. Peabody Institute, books, music scores and audio tapes from the Estate of William Grossman, a practice pianist, conductor and copyist who worked with many professional musicians, conductors and composers, including Leon Fleish
  • Johns Hopkins University Medical Archives, class notes of Eugene L. Opie, member of the first graduating class of Johns Hopkins University Medical School
  • Large collection of 19th-century flow blue English china belonging to a private collector
  • Leonard Colodny, archival papers and related material pertaining to Silent Coup and 40 Years War
  • Library of Congress, archival papers of Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter and internationally renowned expert on foreign policy
  • Library of Congress, papers of Lawrence Warren, author of books on dancers Anna Sakalaw and Lester Horton
  • Los Angeles Public Library System, inventory and related information pertaining to the contents of three branches currently located in the city of Santa Clarita, CA
  • Manassas Battlefield Park, personal shotgun of Col. John S. Mosby CSA
  • Maryland Historical Society, archival deeds and paper relating to Hermitage II, Montgomery County, MD
  • Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL, collection of American trade catalogs, books, periodicals and related business ephemera
  • Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL, collection of American trade catalogs, books, periodicals and related business ephemera
  • National Agriculture Library, library of William Saunders, USDA's first botanist and landscape designer
  • National Agriculture Library, original manuscript watercolor of Titian Peale relating to entomology
  • National Museum of American History, business and financial papers of Edward Kleinschmidt relating to the invention of the teleprinter
  • National Park Service, belt buckle worn by Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson at the First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
  • National Portrait Gallery, Omar Khayyam, 1884 Rubaiyat, folio, one of 100 illustrated by Elihu Vedder
  • Peabody Conservatory of Music, original tapes and related material by guitar legend Charlie Byrd
  • R. Finley Hunt's notebooks relating to the development of a steam-engine flying machine for use by the Confederate War Department
  • Slippery Rock U., archival papers and library of Nien Cheng, author of Life and Death in Shanghai
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, a collection of correspondence pertaining to engineer Edward Serrell’s attempt to build a flying machine he called a “volomotive” for use by the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Gardens, archives of Eleanor Weller Reade
  • Stanford U. Hoover Institute, archival papers of William O. Doub, Commissioner of the Atomic Energy Commission 1971-74
  • Syracuse U., collection of 52 Vogue Picture 78 rpm Records from 1946
  • Talbot County Public Library, Easton, MD, diaries and account books from 1829-1951 containing a continual narrative and documentation of a local, uninterrupted single-family-owned farm
  • Temple U., archival papers and tapes of Lew Klein, broadcasting executive and executive producer at WFIL
  • Temple U., archival papers, video tapes and electronic files of Mike Davis of New York Communications and Michael Davis and Company

  • Thomas Ricks, author of Fiasco and The Gamble about the Iraqi War
  • U. of Connecticut, archives and related material of Senator Christopher Dodd
  • U. of Maryland Broadcasting Archive, 924 tapes of Washington, DC broadcast journalist Steven Affens
  • U. of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Art Library, collection of 20th century dance programs and souvenir books
  • U. of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Center, the Milt Stevens classical CD collection
  • U. of Maryland, research library of Roger Kennedy, Past Director of both the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History and the National Park Service
  • U. of Michigan, collection of signed, limited Ben Shahn seriographs and pochoir prints
  • U. of Montevallo, archival papers of John Steelman, special assistant to President Truman, pertaining to undercover work on lynchings while serving on the Commission on Interracial Cooperation
  • U. of Virginia, the James Goode collection of bookplates
  • U. of Washington, large collection of taped interviews primarily relating to Indian politics, society and culture
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archives of Ruth Rappaport, a relation of Helena Rubenstein, Rappaport was a journalist in Israe's Public Information Office the first two years of statehood and covered the Viet-Nam War as a correspondent (see also Journalism)

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Hoexter family archival papers and related material
  • U.S. Holocaust Museum, archives of Ruth Rappaport, a relation of Helena Rubenstein, Rappaport was a journalist in Israel's Public Information Office the first two years of statehood and covered the Viet-Nam War as a correspondent (see also Judaica)
  • Whittier Historical Museum, Whittier, AK, elements shot and collected for the use in the documentary film "Red White Black and Blue"...$301,122
  • Wisconsin Historical Society, library of journalist Robert D. Novak containing many signed and inscribed books

2010

  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, register log book from Bettis Field from 1926-1930 containing the signatures of many notable aviators
  • American University, archives of Sally Liberman Smith, American educator and founder of the Lab School of Washington
  • American University, library of Betty Bennett, noted scholar on Mary Shelley
  • Appalachian State University, audio-tapes pertaining to NASCAR racing and Men and Speed
  • Blair Corcoran Library pertaining to the history and artists of the glass art movement
  • Corcoran Museum of Art, art books and catalogs with emphasis on Kirchner and other 20th-century artists
  • Denison U., a collection of books pertaining to Burma
  • Duke U., archives of Charles E. Roos, economist and co-founder of the Econometric Institute
  • Estate of Daniel Wayne Martin, Books X to Z, an online business dealing primarily with scholarly titles
  • Estate of Robert Ludlum, manuscript drafts of novels
  • George Mason U./Library of Congress, archival papers and related material pertaining to Clay T. Whitehead, Special Assistant to President Nixon and creator of The Open Skies Policy in telecommunications
  • George Washington U. Society of Presidential Pollsters, political polls conducted and prepared by Mark Penn for President Clinton, Senator Hillary Clinton and the British Labor Party
  • Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, photographs and related material pertaining to Charles Baron
  • Library of Congress, archival papers and library of Secretary of HUD, Congressman and Presidential candidate Jack Kemp
  • Library of Congress, archives and library of William Safire, noted columnist and author
  • Library of Congress, archives of Joseph Kingsbury-Smith, Pulitzer Prize winning foreign correspondent, editor of the Hearst newspapers and publisher of the Journal American

  • Library of Congress, archives of Ronald Ziegler, Press Secretary for President Nixon
  • Library of Congress, archives of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara
  • Library of Congress, archives of sociologist, Dr. Amitai Etzioni
  • Library of Congress, collection of books pertaining to film
  • Library of Melville Bell Grosvenor, past president of the National Geographic Society and editor of National Geographic Magazine.
  • Narcotics Anonymous, archival papers and library
  • National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, collection of books from the esate of Dr. Carlo Foa and original films from the laboratory of Dr. I.P. Pavlov, including the experiments he conducted with dogs and humans
  • National Library of Agriculture, archives pertaining to market development of food irradiation, functional foods and alternatives to methyl bromide
  • National Library of Medicine, archival papers and related material of Dr. William C. DeVries, who performed the first successful permanent artificial heart implantation
  • National Library of Medicine, papers and archives of Dr. Marshall Nirenberg, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Biochemistry for the decoding of DNA
  • National Portrait Gallery, drawings by Don Bachardy and Adolfo Best-Maugard
  • New York Public Library, large collection of books pertaining to the game of checkers
  • New York Public Radio, collection of reel-to-reel tapes pertaining to WQXR and vinyl, glass and aluminum records
  • Newseum, political memorabilia of Paul Duke, noted journalist and moderator of the PBS weekly news show Washington Week in Review
  • Optical Society of America, the Journal of the Optical Society of American from 1944-present
  • Our Lady of Lebanon Seminary, Estate of Joseph Donnelly collection of books on history and related subjects
  • POACRE Citizens Association, Miocene baleen whale skeleton
  • Pritkzer Military Library, archival papers and related material pertaining to the books Fiasco and The Gamble
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, archival material from the Army Air Corp and U.S. Air Force careers of Col. Lewis S. Webster and Lieut. Col. Lewis Frazer Webster
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, archival material from the Army Air Corp and U.S. Air Force careers of Col. Lewis S. Webster and Lieut. Col. Lewis Frazer Webster
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, archival papers, photographs and related material of aviation photographer Howard Levy
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, material relating to the work of Nam June Paik
  • Smithsonian Institution, archives of Warren M. Robbins, Founder and past Director of the National Museum of African Art
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, material relating to Ernst Dutzmann and the V-2 rocket
  • St. David's Episcopal Church, the Thomas Dixon collection of religion and theology
  • Stanford U. Hoover Institute, Archival papers and related material of foreign policy author James Mann
  • The Dalton S. West collection of books pertaining to geo-politics, intelligence and history
  • The Theater Historical Society, large collection of blueprints relating to Wash., DC area theaters
  • Tulane University, library holdings, including microforms, digital records, books, archives and ephemeral material destroyed during Hurricane Katrina
  • U. of Alabama Huntsville, papers of Saunders Kramer, creator of first U.S. Space Station
  • U. of Arkansas, archival papers and manuscripts of author Donald Harrington
  • U. of Maryland Center for Persian Studies, the Dr. Habib Ladjevardi collection of books, journals, audio tapes and microfilms pertaining to Iran
  • U. of Maryland Library of American Broadcasting, archives of noted broadcast journalists William and Shirley Robson
  • U. of Maryland, Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, Library of Rabbi Hans Kronheim
  • U. of Michigan, archival papers and related material of Rane Arroyo an American poet, playwright and scholar
  • U. of New Mexico, Ibarra family archives (Aide de Camp to Simon Bolivar)
  • U. of Utah, NASA Director Dr. James Fletcher's archival papers and presentation scale space exploration models 

  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, collection of photographs by Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer
  • Wakefield Country Day School, comprehensive juvenile film collection
  • Wisconsin Historical Society., documentary film collection of Robert F. Rogers, NBC News writer-producer
  • Yale U., 19th-century North Sumatra Batak divination manuscript book

2009

  • American Hellenic Institute, books pertaining to Greece and Greek culture
  • American University, archives of Jeremy Stone, including historical correspondence with Andrei Sakharov
  • Archival material and related items of T.V. Powderly, labor leader, Commissioner of Immigration and Mayor of Scranton, PA
  • Archival papers and diaries of General John Floyd, General Charles R. Floyd and William G. McAdoo
  • Archival papers of Dr. Oswald A. Holzer pertaining to Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia
  • Artwork of 20th-century painter Honore Sharrer
  • Berklee College of Music, archival papers and related material of Laurdin Kenneth “Pat” Patrick Jr., jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator
  • Collection of vintage autographs of pioneer aviators belonging to Grey Dutton
  • Duke University Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History, archival papers and related material of the C & U Poster Advertising Company
  • Estate of Richard Wilson, celebrity and political memorabilia from the company Norma’s Jeans
  • Estate of Richard Wilson, celebrity and political memorabilia from the company Norma’s Jeans
  • Florida State U., Harrison S. Sayre Collection of Circus Material
  • Fort Delaware Historical Society, Civil War POW Diary of Benjamin Franklin Taylor and related material
  • General Douglas MacArthur Foundation, library pertaining to 20th-century military history
  • George Mason U., library of American historian Roy Rosenzweig
  • George Washington U., Archival papers pertaining to Kenyan land distribution in 1960-63 during Kenya’s move to independence
  • George Washington U., Neil Proto's archival papers relating to George Washington U. and Students Challenging Regulatory Agency Procedures
  • George Washington U., Riggs family archival material
  • Georgetown U. Lauinger Library, books from the shorthand collection of Dr. Alexander L. Sheff
  • Georgetown U. Law School, library, archives, art and manuscript collections
  • Georgetown U., collection of early imprints relating Catholicism with emphasis on early American titles
  • Georgetown U., comprehensive collection of books, periodicals, serials and translations pertaining to the nation of Turkey and Turkish curlture
  • Grace Lutheran Church, large collection of 19th- and 20th-century sacred and classical organ sheet music
  • Hampton Roads Naval Museum, 16mm films relating to United Stated Naval vessels, operations and general U.S. Navy life circa 1940’s-1960’s
  • Historical Society of Frederick County, MD, Civil War letters and diary of Capt. George Tyler during the Hayden Expedition to Yellowstone
  • Historical Society of Washington D.C., books, maps photographs and official records pertaining to the District of Columbia
  • John F. Kennedy Library, archival papers and library of journalist and author Bernard B. Fall
  • Jung Society of Washington, Carl Jung lecture notes from 1930's
  • Library of Congress, archival material of C.B. Fillebrown, single tax movement advocate
  • Library of Congress, archival material of Dr. Charles Stevenson, one of the first United States doctors to engage Japanese patients in Nagasaki after the dropping of the atomic bomb on that city
  • Library of Congress, archival papers, journals and related material pertaining to Qatar
  • Library of Congress, archives and scrapbooks of Paul Weyrich
  • Library of Congress, author’s copy of A. M. Brown’s 1851 book The Gold Region and Scenes by the Way.
  • Library of Congress, collection archival papers and related material of NBC News correspondent and author Irving R. Levine
  • Longwood U., library and archival papers of Dr. Raymond Cormier pertaining to classical and medieval studies
  • Massachusetts Historical Society, archival papers of the Coolidge and Dame family 1800-2004 and related artifacts
  • Mid-Atlantic Tennis and Education Foundation, collection of tennis related periodicals
  • Museum of the Great Plains, engineering plans drawn by Wyatt Hendrick and pertaining to water development in southwest Oklahoma
  • National Gallery of Art, photographs for James Goode’s book Washington Sculpture
  • National Library of Medicine, archival papers and publications of Dr. Rashid Bashshur pertaining to telemedicine and related subjects
  • National Library of Medicine, medical diplomas from the Mancusi-Ungaro family dating from the 17th-century to the present
  • National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, books, periodicals and catalogues pertaining to African art and related subjects
  • Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, archival material from the Walter Wellman Polar Expedition Part II
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History, advertising material created by Lucian Bernhard
  • St. Johns College, 1st edition of Hobbes' Leviathan and early edition of Machiavelli's The Prince
  • Stanford U. Hoover Institute, archival material of Dr. Robert Standish Norris, author of “Racing for the Bomb”
  • Storage America, NASA space memorabilia and books relating to space exploration
  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, documents pertaining to the American Progressive Party
  • U. of Maryland Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, archival material of broadcaster, writer and teacher Robert Sherman
  • U. of Maryland Libraries, Dr. Theodore McNelly archival papers and library of East Asian Studies
  • U. of Maryland Library, Morris Freedman collection of 20th-century playbills
  • U. of Maryland Library, Robert H. and Clarice Smith collection of art books
  • U. of Maryland, archives of the Feminist Studies journal
  • U. of Minnesota Hubert Humphrey Institute, photo album of Life Magazine artist’s proofs
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers and books of Rabbi Hans Kronheim of Biedefeld, Germany
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archives pertaining to the Freiman, Grunberger and Guttmann families 1920- 1972
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, collection of photographs of the Warsaw Ghetto
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Croatian propaganda posters and periodicals
  • U.S. Naval Institute Press, photographic and oral history archive
  • United States Naval Institute, medals, citations and archival material from the Estate of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill archival papers and related items pertaining to the lives and careers of Olive Dame Campbell, noted folklorist and her husband John C. Campbell
  • Utah State Historical Society, collection of photographs compiled by George Morgan Bacon, the Utah State Engineer from 1925-1932
  • Virginia Tech U., Civil War library and related material from the Estate of Vicki Heilig

2008

  • ABE Books Prize Winner, books pertaining to the Declaration of Independence
  • Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, Edwards Air Force Base CA, artifacts and memorabilia from the Estate of William J. “Pete” Knight, U.S. politician, combat pilot and test pilot who holds the world’s speed record for winged
  • Air Zoo Aviation Museum, original films of the Strategic Air Command, 1950’s-60’s
  • Amelia Earhart’s goggles along with TLS signed by Earhart and ALS by Earhart’s mother; and TMS of America the Beautiful signed by composer Katherine Lee Bates
  • American College of Gynecology and Obstetrics, books, videotapes and audiotapes
  • American Heritage Magazine, archival and editorial papers and library
  • American U. Library, first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses
  • American U., archives of the Washington, D.C. area real estate firm Shannon and Luchs
  • American U., collection of classical music CDs and related books
  • Boston University Medical School Library, archival papers and books from the estate of Dr. Chester Scott Keffer, former Dean of the Boston U. Medical School
  • Confucius Institute at Maryland, University of Maryland, Dr. Chun-Tu Hsueh’s library on Chinese studies
  • Confucius Institute of Maryland at U. of MD, large collection of Chinese calligraphy and paintings
  • DeSales U., the school’s rare book collection
  • Documents and letters of Isaac Henry, surgeon aboard the 19th-century warship U.S.S. Constellation
  • Duke U., archival collection spanning 30 years of 20th-century advertising and marketing
  • Duke U., archives of Carlton B. Foust pertaining to multinational advertising and marketing

  • EAA Air Venture Museum, painting and wind tunnel model of the Bugatti 100 airplane
  • Estate of Irvin Hurwitz, large library of 19th- and 20th-century books and journals, including classical Latin, Greek and French poetry and drama, music composition, art, drama, mathematics, literature and linguistics
  • Estate of Johanna Grimes, inventory of the Old Hickory Bookstore specializing in medicine and medical history
  • Estate of John Ralph Willis, collection of books pertaining to Africa and the history of Islam in Africa
  • Estate of Vicki K. Heilig, books, prints, photographs and relics relating to the Civil War
  • Folger Shakespeare Library, Japanese edition of the Complete Works of Shakespeare
  • George Mason U., collection of 20th-century books pertaining to American History
  • George Washington U., archival papers and related items of E. Ethelbert Miller, Wash, DC based poet
  • Georgetown U. Lauinger Library, collection of antiquarian and economic books
  • Georgetown U., antiquarian collection of French literature and history
  • Georgetown U., collection of 20th-century Spanish and Latin American literature
  • Georgetown U., Woodstock Theological Center Library, one of the world’s largest libraries of Jesuit studies
  • Harry S. Truman Library, archival material from the estate of Emmet O’Neal, U.S. Representative from Kentucky and an Ambassador to the Philippines
  • Indiana State Archives, 1822 Indiana Marion County voting records
  • Indiana State Archives, 1822 Indiana voting records
  • Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, large scrapbook of Washingtoniana, 1870's-1950's, including Presidential material and a 1930's Washington retail ledger book
  • Johns Hopkins U., archives of malariologist Dr. Paul Farr Russell
  • Johns Hopkins U., the A. Doak Barnett library pertaining to China and related subjects
  • Library of Congress, archival papers of Edward Lorenz, creator of the Chaos Theory
  • Library of Congress, archival papers of U.S. diplomat Norman Davis, President Wilson’s Assistant Secretary of Treasury and later Undersecretary of State
  • Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, audiocassette and document collection of White House correspondent Sid Davis
  • Mount St. Mary's Seminary, library of theology and related subjects
  • Museum of Valor, Fresno, CA, George Skypeck's painting "War was the Character of my Valor"
  • National Archives, Priscilla McMillan archival papers relating to “Marina and Lee”
  • National Cathedral Library, medieval manuscript leaves, including a 1440 Book of Hours, from the Wilhelmina F. Jashemski Trust
  • National Library of Medicine, Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz’s archival papers and related items pertaining to the first heart transplant
  • National Library of Medicine, library and archival papers of Nobel prize winner Dr. Joshua Lederberg
  • National Museum of the Pacific War, books pertaining to World War II
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, collection pertaining to Operation SUN-RUN and the pilot and aircraft that set transcontinental speed records
  • Newseum, Wash., D.C., archival material relating to journalist Felix Belair, Jr. Documents and letters of Isaac Henry, surgeon aboard the 19th-century warship U.S.S. Constellation
  • Nicholas Marcella, Amelia Earhart’s goggles along with TLS signed by Earhart and ALS by Earhart’s mother; and TMS of America the Beautiful signed by composer Katherine Lee Bates
  • PNC Bank, banking artifacts, graphics and memorabilia
  • PNC Financial Services Group, archaeological artifacts from site at Three PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland State U., Portland, OR, specimen of D'Orbigny meteorite
  • Scrapbook relating to the Don Cossack Choir
  • Sixth Floor Museum, last recording of John F. Kennedy giving a Breakfast Speech at Hotel Texas, Ft. Worth, Nov. 22, 1963
  • Smith College, Estate of Susanne S. Patch library, including a collection relating to gemology and jewelry
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, archival papers and uniform of WWI pilot Kenneth P. Grubb
  • Smithsonian Institution Library, collection of 18th- and 19th-century books pertaining to horticulture
  • Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History, original Cat Woman costume worn by Julie Newmar on the Batman television show
  • Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, archives of Richard E. Schreder, developer of the American sailplane
  • St. Norbert College, St. Augustine’s Confessions, 1589-2004 editions
  • St. Paul’s College, scholarly library pertaining to American History
  • The Washington Post, The Washington Star newspaper photo archive
  • Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 1824 autograph letter signed by Jefferson and an 1806 document signed by Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison
  • Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, books published by Running Press and related archival papers
  • U. of California, Berkeley, large collection of feature films from 1930-1963
  • U. of Delaware, Estate of Marion Flook miniature book collection
  • U. of Maryland, Horace Mann collection of theater records and playbills
  • U. of MD Library of American Broadcasting, archives of Sandra Michael, creator of the radio drama "Against the Storm"
  • U. of MD Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, collection of audio-and videotaped interviews pertaining to the theater
  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival papers and library of Dr. Nicolas Rescher, Professor of Philosophy at the U. of Pittsburgh and current chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science
  • U. of Pittsburgh, John Woodruff’s Gold Medal for first place in the 800-meter race at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, collection of slides pertaining to the Air Force Academy and the Vietnam War
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, collection of slides pertaining to the Air Force Academy and the Vietnam War
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, three volumes of Chaim Kaplan’s diary
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival material and artwork pertaining to the life of Jerzy Kajetanski
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, photographs and archival papers pertaining to the Brunner and Lieben families
  • University of Maryland, large collection of Persian language books relating to Persian history, culture and literature
  • University of the District of Columbia, large collection of vintage jazz recordings
  • University of Virginia Law Library, archives of labor lawyer Earle K. Shawe and videotaped oral history
  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers relating to the Mlodinoff family and their flight from Nazi Germany on the SS St. Louis.
  • Vanderbilt U., archival papers of civil rights leader Reverend James Lawson

2007

  • American U., mathematics library of Karen D. Michalowicz
  • American University Library, Wash, D.C. archival papers and related items of Charles W. Corddry, reporter for United Press International, The Baltimore Sun and a panelist on Washington Week in Review
  • Catholic University of America, Philosophy library of Dr. Antonio Cua
  • City of Frederick, MD, six documents relating to a ransom demanded on the city of Frederick, Maryland by General Jubal Early CSA on July 9,1864
  • College Park Aviation Museum, memorabilia and artifacts from Walter Boyne, Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Air and Space Museum, 1983-86
  • Drury U., Springfield, MO, Roland L. Comstock Collection of 20th-century books and periodicals pertaining to literature and literary criticism
  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, archival papers of Abbott Washburn, special assistant to President Eisenhower
  • George Mason U., collection of books on the works of artist William Hogarth
  • George Washington U., Jim Graham’s archives of material relating to AIDS awareness
  • George Washington U., maps and cartographic material pertaining to the Holy Lands
  • George Washington University, Archival papers and related material of Jack Anderson, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and author.
  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, archives of General Donald S. Dawson, President Truman’s Administrative Assistant
  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library, Original telegram from Secretary of War Stimson to President Truman informing him of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
  • Harvard University Law Library, collection of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter’s letters and signed books
  • Howard U., the archives and related material of Wash., D.C. Mayor Walter E. Washington
  • Library and archives of Peter P. Lejins, noted criminologist
  • Library of Congress, Archival papers and related material of Martin Sherwin, Pulitzer prize winner for his book An American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
  • Library of Congress, archival papers of Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger
  • Library of Congress, archival papers, video and audiotapes of Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy Award-winning producer/correspondent
  • Library of Congress, archive of Daniel Boorstin, historian and former Librarian of Congress
  • Library of Congress, letters of American film producer and screenwriter Val Lewton, Sr.
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, Archival papers and related material of Jack J. Valenti, Special Assistant to President Johnson.
  • Marshall U., Huntington, WV, Papers of Marvin L. Stone, former Editor-in-Chief of US News & World Report and Deputy Director of USIA
  • Mississippi State U., library of Dr. Robert P. Wilson, fish nutritionist
  • Monty Newborn, archival and artifactual collection of material relating to the creation and growth of computer chess programs (1945-2007)
  • Morris Morgenstern Foundation, 1790 letter by Pres. George Washington to the sextant of Touro Synagogue
  • National Defense University, archival papers, artifacts and related items of U.S. Army General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff and Supreme Commander of Nato
  • National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, archives of Evart Loomis, pioneer of holistic medicine
  • Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, RI, audio taped interviews conducted by journalist G. Wayne Miller with leading members of Newport society.
  • Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library, A collection of Watergate memorabilia donated by Congressman Alan Steelman.
  • Richard McDonald, video production of original presidential and political campaign ads
  • Samuel Eliot Morison, Archival papers, books, memorabilia and artifacts of noted Naval historian.
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, archival papers of Morton Beyer
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Gardens, papers relating to the Garden Club of America's Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens
  • Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum, material relating to the aviation career of Fred Noonan and Pan American Airlines
  • Sport and Entertainment Publications, The Ring Magazine and Pro Wrestling Illustrated Magazine photographic archives.
  • Tulane University: The Taxco art collection of Penny Morrill including original drawings and photographs by William Spratling.
  • U. of MD Jimenez-Porter Writers’ House, poetry library of Rod Jellema
  • U. of MD Library of American Broadcasting, audiotapes of Sid Davis, White House correspondent for Westinghouse Broadcasting Corp.
  • U. of MD Library of American Broadcasting, original 16mm television footage and scripts
  • U. of MD Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, archives and related material of Clara Rockmore, the world’s greatest virtuosa of the theremin
  • U. of MD Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, correspondence of broadcaster, writer, teacher and radio personality Robert Sherman
  • U. of MD Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, photo archive of Washington, D.C. area theater and performing arts by freelance photographer Stanford Barouh
  • U. of Nebraska, Barton L. and Sally C. Hacker collection of books on women’s studies
  • U. of Oklahoma, library of Daniel Boorstin, historian and former Librarian of Congress
  • U. of Pittsburgh, archival collection of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the U.S. and Governor of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Artwork of Adam Herszaft
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Moos family archives
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Wash., D.C., archival records pertaining to the President's Commission on the Holocaust and the establishment of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Weilheimer family archives
  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, Library of Charles Snell, National Park Service Historian
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Audio and videotapes, scripts and related material from "Days of Remembrance 1984: An Evening of Commemoration through the Performing Arts"
  • University of Delaware, the Dr. Norman Kelvin collection of research materials, correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs related to The Collection Letters of William Morris
  • University of Maryland’s International Piano Archives, Henry Z. Steinway Collection of letters written to the Steinway Piano Company, 1863-1972, and related photos
  • University of Pittsburgh, European Union archives and library holdings
  • Unpublished autograph manuscript by “Anne of Green Gables” author L. M. Montgomery
  • Villanova University, archival papers and related items pertaining to the career of Lawrence O’Rourke, distinguished journalist, attorney and national political correspondent
  • Virginia Historical Society, material pertaining to LaSalle Corbell Pickett and other Pickett family members
  • Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Newton, Isaac. Opticks or a Treatise of Light, 3rd Edition, London, 1721

2006

  • Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, Edwards Air Force Base, William Joseph “Pete” Knight artifacts and memorabilia, U.S. politician, combat pilot and test pilot who holds the world’s speed record for winged, powered aircraft
  • Allen R. Haberman, collection of aviation philatelic covers, autographs and related items
  • Archival papers of Betty T. Bennett, noted Mary W. Shelley scholar
  • Art Directives, Phila, PA, large collection of original ledgers, rosters, books and pamphlets on firefighting, insurance and related fields from the late 1700’s-1960
  • Center for Norbertine Studies, St. Norbert College, William M. Klimon Collection of the editions of St. Augustine’s Confessions
  • Civil War Diary of surgeon Lt. James Gheislin
  • Collection of archival material including original letters relating to Isaac Babel
  • Dr. Franklin E. Kameny, archives of noted gay rights pioneer and activist
  • Estate of Richard Malone, collection of rare stocks, bonds and autographs
  • George Mason University, Virginia Reports, Vols. 1-263, 1798-2002, reports from Virginia’s appellate court
  • George Washington U. Gelman Library, Melvin P. Lader collection of art books
  • George Washington University Gelman Library, the Lois Schwoerer collection of books and documents primarily pertaining to Renaissance, Tudor and 17th-century history.
  • Gerald Ford Library, Gerald Ford’s original speech accepting the Republican Party nomination for President in 1976
  • John Adams’ Family Bible inscribed to his granddaughter Abigail Smith Adams
  • Lawrence Seidman Collection of children’s mechanical and moveable pop-up books and related material
  • Library of American Broadcasting, U. of MD, archival papers and library of John Michael Kittross, professor and author of works on broadcasting law and related areas.
  • Library of Congress American Folklife Center, material from the estate of noted folklore archivist and author Isabel Gordon Carter
  • Library of Congress, archival paper of Hedrick Smith, noted journalist, writer and producer of PBS Television specials
  • Library of Congress, archival papers of United States Senator and historian Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862-1927)
  • Library of Congress, archives and original scores of Louis Gesensway, American composer and violinist
  • Library of Congress, archives of Caspar Weinberger, Secretary of Defense under Pres. Reagan, and under Pres. Nixon, served as Director of Office Management and Budget and Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
  • Library of Congress, archives of Williard B. Prince, WWI map maker and later the originator of the Heisman Trophy
  • Library of Congress, Collection of art bindings created by Lage Carlson
  • Martin Gold, collection of books related to China, 1700 to the present
  • Matrix College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University, 112 audio-cassette tape recordings from the South Africa Forum
  • Mexican-American War Ship Journal of Rapheal Semmes, later Commander of the CSA Alabama
  • NAACP Crisis Magazine, large collection, including original editions
  • National Defense University, personal papers and archives of General John R. Galvin, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and the Commander-in-Chief of the United States European Command
  • National Defense, University, Wash., D.C., World War II editions of the Stars and Strips newspaper and related documents
  • National Gallery of Art, Collection of photographic negatives of outdoor statues and monuments in the Wash., D.C. metropolitan area belonging to James M. Goode, noted architectural historian
  • PNC Bank, archival papers and related items of Riggs Bank, Wash., D.C.
  • Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, Washington D.C., a detailed five-piece scale model replica installation titled “The Mountain of the Lord Exhibit”
  • Saunders Kramer, creator of first U.S. Space Station, archives
  • Smithsonian Institution American History Archives, collection of letters relating to John and Abigail Adams
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art, Archival papers,books and related items pertaining to the career of Dr. Charles Moore (1855-1941) chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts and author of books and articles on architectu
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art,archival papers and business files of the Richard York Gallery, New York, NY
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Air and Space Museum, collection of aviation philatelic covers and related items
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art, artwork and archives of superrealist painter Honore Sharrer
  • Target Corporation, scrapbooks pertaining to The Dayton Company Department Store
  • Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss), large collection of correspondence, many with original art
  • Texas Tech University, Susan Albers collection of books and magazines relating to the Holocaust
  • Truman Presidential Library, archival papers and related material of John S. Steelman, personal assistant to President Truman

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archival papers of Fela and Chaim Perelman
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archive of Herbert Fierst, a leading member of the American Jewish community
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, earliest known official document acknowledging the creation of the Provisional Government of Israel by the United Nations Mandate, signed by Pres. Truman and Sec. of State Marshall
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, earliest known official document acknowledging the creation of the Provisional Government of Israel by the United Nations Mandate, signed by Pres. Truman and Sec. of State Marshall
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, World War II artifacts once belonging to Friedrich Wilhelm Kruger, senior SS commander
  • U.S. Naval Observatory, Joseph Spigai Collection of books and reports relating to oceanography University of Maryland Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, the Carl A. Rosenthal Collection of 20th-century Sheet Music
  • University of Maryland Library of American Broadcasting, papers and videotapes of Jeffrey Levine, one of the original CNN broadcasters
  • University of Maryland Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, the Carl A. Rosenthal Collection of 20th-century Sheet Music
  • University of Notre Dame, collection of audiotapes relating to Yves R. Simon, noted 20th-century philosopher
  • University of Pittsburgh, archive of Donald Goldstein, noted military historian and expert on World War II
  • University of the District of Columbia, the Lawrence Marshall Family Collection of Jazz Records
  • University of Washington, Dr. Paul R. Brass archive of Indian Political and Social History

2005

  • Barbara Krupski and Donna Reiter, memorial volumes dedicated to Sgt. Lawrence Russell Kelly, first American soldier to enter liberated Paris who was shot by a French resistance fighter
  • Bruce Bartlett, library and archival material pertaining to economics
  • College of Wooster, Special Collections
  • Denison College, Special Collections
  • Dr. Clark T. Sawin, archives relating to the history of medicine with emphasis on endocrinology and hyperthyroidism
  • Estate of Dr. Ralph E. Lapp, Manhattan Project nuclear physicist and prolific author on radiation fallout
  • Estate of Dr. Ralph E. Lapp, Manhattan Project nuclear physicist and prolific author on radiation fallout
  • Estate of Dr. Ralph E. Lapp, Manhattan Project nuclear physicist and prolific author on radiation fallout
  • Estate of Jeff L. Ethell, photographic aviation archive and related material
  • Estate of Murray Teigh Bloom, archives of noted American freelance writer
  • Florida State University, George Judy Collection of books, magazines and scores relating to the theater
  • Harry S. Truman Library, Ambassador Emmett O’Neal’s collection of accounts of Filipino life under Japanese occupation during World War II
  • John F. Kennedy, large collection of news footage of the November 1963 Dallas trip and assassination, appraisal requested by private owner for sale or donation
  • Jonathan M. Foltz, first Surgeon General of the United States Navy and first White House Physician, correspondence from James Buchanan
  • Kenyon College, Special Collections and Kenyon Review Archives
  • Library of Congress, the Samuel Dash archives, including his tenure as Chief Counsel and Staff Director, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities during the Watergate investigation
  • National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine, Julius Axelrod, recipient of the 1970 Nobel Prize for his discoveries concerning humoral transmitters in the nerve terminals, archival papers and library
  • Newspaper Association of American, Journalism Library
  • Oklahoma State Historical Society and Omniplex Museum, Oklahoma City, Col. Jerauld Gentry USAF, Chief Pilot for USAF/NASA LOADING BODY Program, Archival Collection, including books, flight logs, films and artifacts
  • Ruth and Robert Kempner, World War II archives, including material from international tribunal at Nuremberg, Catholic victims of Nazi aggression, personal reparations and material relating to the trial and conviction of Adolph Eichmann
  • Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Elmerina and Paul Parkman Archives pertaining to studio glass and other craft media
  • Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History, Tito Puente’s Archival Artifacts, including instruments and memorabilia
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art, original artwork by Bauhaus artist Werner Drewes
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives, Robert S. Sanford Collection, including his WWI 139th Aero Squadron insignia
  • State of Pennsylvania, over 50,000 journals, reports and periodicals pertaining to Pennsylvania law
  • Teresa Clawson collection of 19th- and 20-century children’s books
  • U. of Maryland Hornbake Library, Fuegi Brecht & Company Archival Papers
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Eva Skrenta’s collection of Jerzy Kajetanski’s original artwork depicting the Holocaust
  • University of Arkansas, archives of Diane D. Blair, noted political scientist specializing in Arkansas government and women in politics
  • University of Maryland Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, James Taylor’s Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College, general rare book collection and West Virginia special collection
  • William and Mary College, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger’s artifacts and memorabilia

2004

  • Animal Welfare Institute archive for North Carolina State University
  • Center for Naval Analysis Corp. Knowledge Center library and archives
  • Charles L. Seitz, MD diaries of Polar explorations, 1901-05
  • Deena Clark, archive of Emmy award winning TV talk show host
  • Dr. Harvey Harlow Nininger Collection of Meteorites, Gems and Minerals
  • Ed Rabel, audio and video archive of Emmy award winning broadcast journalist
  • Edmund J. Gleazer, Jr., archive of author and past president and CEO of the American Association of Community Junior Colleges
  • Esther Handler Archive of Kenneth Rexroth letters and related material
  • FDR Presidential Library, Martin Conboy Archive containing the following cases: Prosecuted Ulysses appeal to Second Circuit (sought exclusion of book from United States claiming obscenity); Prosecuted Arthur Flegenheimer (Dutch Schultz) for in
  • Georgetown University Law School Library, the library of Samuel Dash
  • Hugo Knepler, archives including manuscript score by Johann Strauss
  • Marshall Field’s and Dayton Hudson Corporation archives, objects and artifacts, including original Norman Rockwell painting
  • Martin Millspaugh, Architect of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and Sydney, Australia’s Darling Harbour, library and archives
  • National Museum of Health and Medicine Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, anatomical and related artifacts

  • Nicholas Carosi III, land transfer files pertaining to Alexandria, VA over the past three centuries
  • Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Adam Plummer diary, only known diary written by a slave
  • Thomas S. McFee, Continental Army Order signed by George Washington
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, James Grover McDonald diary and archive
  • University of Maryland, historic document and manuscript archives
  • University of Maryland, Music Library Association Archives
  • University of Maryland, National Trust Library, books and archives

2003

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, library and archives
  • Animal Rights Network, world’s largest collection of material pertaining to animal rights
  • Arthur Anderson Co., historical artifacts
  • Carl Barks, noted Disney artist and creator of Uncle Scrooge, personal correspondence
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr. library relating to African-American art
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr. library relating to African-American art
  • Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, archives of oldest existing bank in America, 1800-2003
  • Dr. Debra Pincus, art reference library and slide collection
  • Dr. Jules Davids, archives pertaining to his ghostwriting of John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage
  • Dr. Murray Bowen, family counseling archives
  • Dr. William L. Pierce, archive and library relating to adoption and child development
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame, Albert Ritzenberg Tennis Collection
  • Jack Richardson Aeronautics Collection, original photos, some signed, of Lindbergh, Hughes, Trippe, Haizlip, Sikorsky among other pioneers in aviation, along with early aircraft, including the Hindenburg
  • Leonard Bernstein, manuscript copy of original string quartet composition, his earliest known work
  • Library of Congress, Katherine and Lawrence Karr collection of movie memorabilia
  • Louis Sullivan, original architectural drawings and letters
  • Mary Ann Sures, Ayn Rand’s secretary and close friend, collection of Rand books and materials
  • Mary Barelli Gallagher and Providencia Paredes, personal secretary and personal attendant to Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, personal artifacts and memorabilia
  • Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, material relating to Viennese cabaret and theater before 1938
  • Motts Museum of Columbus Ohio, Hugh Alexander Collection of holocaust material
  • National Empowerment Television, videotapes
  • National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, manuscript archive collection
  • National Medical Museum Walter Reed Hospital, Dr. M.I. Sensemen Collection of Homeopathic Medicine and Library
  • NIH Library of Medicine, Dr. Evelyn K. Tomes collection of videotapes pertaining to Black American nurses
  • Paul Weiss, library and personal property of noted 20th century philosopher
  • Rev. Paul Weyrich, papers of Free Congress Foundation
  • Riggs National Bank, archives 1809-Present, including National Bank of Washington and Farmer’s and Mechanics Bank
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Reagan’s personal college yearbook
  • Senator Robert Packwood, diaries
  • Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum and Center for African American History and culture, Evans-Tibbs family collection of archival and artifactual material
  • Smithsonian Institution American History Museum, IBM Deep Blue Chess Computer System
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture and various institutions, Nancy and Charles Leidenfrost archives
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Moritz Henschel Cultural Archive, relating to Terezin concentration camp
  • United States Postal Service, rare item vault, including original proof sheets and art- work of U.S. stamps
  • University of Maryland Library of American Broadcasting
  • University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Cicely D. Williams archival collection of her life and medical career in Maternal and Child Health

2002

  • Adler Enterprises, appraise Smithsonian Jazz Series
  • Carmelitana Collection, 11,000 books on the history of the Carmelite Order
  • Charlton E. Meyer Collection of holocaust and related numismatics
  • Dr. Albert Schatz, discoverer of streptomycin, samples of Streptmyces griseus and streptomycin
  • Estate of Col. Henry Tufts, archives relating to U.S. Army CID 1968-1972
  • Estate of Karl Peter Stuckl, official photographs relating to the Nazi Party’s Ministry of Information
  • Georgetown University Library, collection of American Communist Party and related material
  • Howard Serwer, archives pertaining to music
  • Jay Miller Collection of Aviation and Space material, Butler Aviation Museum
  • Jose de Creeft notebooks and diaries of noted 20th century sculptor
  • Leopold Godowsky, original manuscripts and sheet music
  • Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA, Rare Book Library
  • Murray Drabkin, archives pertaining to the development of bankruptcy laws during the 20th century
  • National Arboretum, books on botany
  • National Institute of Health Library of Medicine, archives of Dr. James F. Bosma pertaining to dysphagia (swallowing disorder)
  • Neil Armstrong Space Suit
  • Patrick T. Ryan collection of theater and literary criticism
  • Production material used for the documentary The Warren Commission
  • Robert Hall Lewis, music archives of pianist and composer
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, John O’Keefe’s tektites and aerospace archives
  • The Charles Carroll House, Carroll was the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, archive of Lt. Benjamin Gerow relating to the Nuremberg tribunals
  • U.S. State Department, entire rare book collection, including vault
  • U.S. State Department, entire rare book collection, including vault
  • Washington National Cathedral, catalog and appraise library

2001

  • Bernard Corbett et al – City of Alexandria, VA real estate titles from 1700s-1900s
  • College Park Aviation Museum, archives of Major General Foulois, first member of the US Air Corps
  • Dr. Ernest Boyer, U.S. Commissioner of Education, archives
  • Dr. Mary C. Rodgers archives of the American Open University
  • Martin L. Millspaugh archives of the concept and development of Baltimore’s Charles Center and Inner Harbor projects
  • Paul G. Dembling, Chief Consul for NASA and GAO, archives
  • Paul G. Dembling, Chief Consul for NASA and GAO, archives
  • Smithsonian Institution American Art Library, Jean Jepson Page American Art Reference Collection representing over 14,000 artists
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American Art, Col. Merle Moore art history archives
  • The Charles and Jennifer Monaghan Collection of Historic Textbooks
  • Thomas Kane, library and archives relating to Ethiopian language and related subjects
  • U.S. Congressman Bud Shuster, 9th District of Pennsylvania, archives and memorabilia
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, photos by Charles Alexander of the War Crimes Tribunal at Nuremberg
  • University of Maryland, Gordon W. Prange Collection, comprehensive archive of Japanese printed material dating 1945-1949

2000

  • A.Doak Barnett, noted authority on China, library and archives
  • Abbot Handerson Thayer, American artist, archives
  • Charlie Byrd, noted guitarist and composer, music archives and manuscripts
  • Dr. Sidney Mintz, renowned expert on the Caribbean, library and archives
  • Frederick Douglass' Family Bible
  • Frederick Douglass' Family Bible
  • Huntington Library, California, original drawings of Harrison B. Brown
  • Inventors’ Hall of Fame, Ohio, collection of patents
  • Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense, library
  • U. S. Patent Office, paintings, including one by Gilbert Stuart, and other material
  • U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, archives

1999

  • Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, archives of the Fendrick Gallery, Wash., D.C.
  • Bruce Crockett, collection of Oz material
  • Carrie Nation, Kansas Historical Society, personal property
  • Chuck Rosenak, American Folk Art archives
  • D.C. Council Member, Jim Grahm, papers and archives as director of the Whitman Walker Clinic, pertaining to AIDS and HIV
  • Dr. Alex Saliba, archival collection relating to the Order of St. John
  • Dr. C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General of the United States, memorabilia and citations
  • Dr. Christian Anfinsen, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1972, papers and archives
  • Dr. Marshall Nirenberg, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Biochemistry for the decoding of DNA, papers and archives
  • Dr. Robert Kempner, Deputy Chief Prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Trials, papers and archives
  • Estate of Clark M. Clifford, Presidential Advisor, books, papers and archives
  • Guy Sainty, document collection relating to the Knights of Malta
  • Guy Sainty, document collection relating to the Knights of Malta

1998

  • American Psychiatric Association, library, archives, artifacts and associated material
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Joseph and Olga Hirschorn’s personal library
  • Dr. Julius Richmond, Surgeon General of the United States, archives and papers
  • Florida State University, Sir Leon Radzinowicz, Criminologist, archives
  • General Andrew Goodpaster, Chief of Staff, Eisenhower Administration, Supreme Commander NATO, Commandant USMA, papers and archives
  • General George Patton, Jr., World War I diaries and archives
  • Selwa “Lucky” Roosevelt, Chief of Protocol Reagan Administration, personal papers and archives
  • Walter Reed Medical Museum, Alexander Fleming’s original penicillin mold and miscellaneous medical instruments

1997

  • Florida State University, Dr. Paul Dirac, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics, personal and professional papers
  • Georgetown University, Larry Collins, archives and research material for his eight novels
  • Mutual of New York, complete historical and corporate archives of the country’s oldest insurance company
  • Naismith Basketball Foundation, Dr. Naismith’s original rules for basketball
  • National Park Service, complete inventory of Ford’s Theater and Museum
  • Sir Alan Walters, Economist, personal library

1996

  • American History Museum, Smithsonian Institution, material from the laboratory of Dr. Stanley Cohen, discoverer of recombinant DNA
  • Dibdin Library, Smithsonian Institution, special collection of book on horology
  • Library of Congress and The Historical Society of the District of Columbia, papers of Herman Hollorith, founder of IBM
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, papers relating to the Air and Space Industry
  • Supreme Court, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger’s archives and personal estate, over 1.5 million items
  • The Honorable Helen Bentley, U.S. Congresswoman of Maryland, personal property
  • Vice President Al Gore, personal property

Prior to 1996

  • Hirshorn Museum, Estate of Cornelius Roosevelt relating to works of M.C. Escher
  • Howard University School of Divinity, Andre Tweed, Jr. Collection, Ethiopian artifacts and manuscripts
  • International Piano Archive, University of Maryland, William Kappell, American pianist
  • National Forest Service, Estate of Sally and Gifford Pinchot and the Estate of Mary Moody Northern
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross, First Woman Governor in the United States (Wyoming)
  • Sarah McClendon, White House journalist, archives
  • Senator Mark O. Hatfield, Oregon, personal property
  • State Senator Bob Coffin, Nevada, Union Pacific archives
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler’s personal wartime photo album highlighting the Eastern Front

  • William S. Paley, President of CBS, library and archives