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Letter from Martin Arnold Roberts to José Meyer, September 7, 1939

Letter from Martin Arnold Roberts to José Meyer, September 7, 1939

José Meyer was the Library of Congress' representative in France.

General Order No. 921 from Archibald MacLeish to the Chiefs of Division and the Consultants, Library of Congress, October 19, 1939

General Order No. 921 from Archibald MacLeish to the Chiefs of Divisio...

With the General Order, Archibald MacLeish queries division chiefs and consultants about the Library of Congress acquisition program.

Memorandum from Leicester Bodine Holland, December 29, 1939

Memorandum from Leicester Bodine Holland, December 29, 1939

Letter from Leicester Bodine Holland, Chief of the Division of Fine Arts, supporting Roy Emerson Stryker's suggestion to establish a photographic collection at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to William Donovan, December 23, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to William Donovan, December 23, 1942

Archibald MacLeish's letter to William Donovan, Director of the Office of Strategic Services, requesting OSS staff to help the Library of Congress acquire foreign publications.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, December 31, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, December 31, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, Office of War Information, about the transfer of the Roy Emerson Stryker photographic files from the Office of War Information to the Library of Congress.

Letter from John R. Bedell to Archibald MacLeish, February 9, 1943

Letter from John R. Bedell to Archibald MacLeish, February 9, 1943

Letter from John R. Bedell of the War Department's Civil Defense Division. He responds to Archibald MacLeish's letter of November 9, 1942, saying that a list has been compiled of the available air raid precauti... More

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Archibald MacLeish, December 6, 1943

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Archibald MacLeish, December 6, 1943

Felix Frankfurter praises the new Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions.

Letter from Augustus E. Giegengack to Archibald MacLeish, July 17, 1943

Letter from Augustus E. Giegengack to Archibald MacLeish, July 17, 194...

Augustus E. Giegengack, Office of the Public Printer, Government Printing Office, accepts the changes Archibald MacLeish wishes to make in the printing of the Annual Report of the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from Lewis Hanke to David C. Mearns, May 1, 1944

Memorandum from Lewis Hanke to David C. Mearns, May 1, 1944

Lewis Hanke, Hispanic Division, urges a discussion of the future of the new Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Major General Alexander D. Surles, July 18, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Major General Alexander D. Surles, J...

Archibald MacLeish's letter to the War Department inquiring if the recordings of news broadcasts could be transferred to the Library after they are no longer needed by the War Department.

Special Order No. 102, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, May 9, 1944

Special Order No. 102, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, M...

Appointment of Robert Penn Warren as the Library of Congress Consultant in Poetry and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions for 1944-45.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to W. Somerset Maugham, July 10, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to W. Somerset Maugham, July 10, 1945

Archibald MacLeish's letter thanking W. Somerset Maugham for the manuscript "Of Human Bondage."

Press Release No. 329, Library of Congress, April 3, 1946

Press Release No. 329, Library of Congress, April 3, 1946

Press release announces that the efforts of the Library of Congress to help other libraries acquire foreign publications of the war period are aided by two publishers.

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Transcribed from item: "W. Somerset Maugham luncheon in Whittall pavilion, Oct. 11, 1950, when he presented original manuscript of 'Of Human Bondage.' Seated at table: Mr. Maugham; bending over, David Mearns, C... More

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Transcribed from item: "W. Somerset Maugham luncheon in Whittall pavilion, Oct. 11, 1950, when he presented original manuscript of 'Of Human Bondage.' Seated at table: Mr. Maugham; bending over, David Mearns, C... More

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials, February 18, 1943

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials,...

The objective of the meeting is to formulate a policy statement governing acquisition of photographic materials for the collections at the Library of Congress.

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials, February 18, 1943

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials,...

The objective of the meeting is to formulate a policy statement governing acquisition of photographic materials for the collections at the Library of Congress.

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials, February 18, 1943

Report from the Committee on the Collection of Photographic Materials,...

The objective of the meeting is to formulate a policy statement governing acquisition of photographic materials for the collections at the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from Paul Vanderbilt, December 31, 1943

Memorandum from Paul Vanderbilt, December 31, 1943

Memorandum about the Library of Congress photographic collection.

Memorandum from Paul Vanderbilt, December 31, 1943

Memorandum from Paul Vanderbilt, December 31, 1943

Memorandum about the Library of Congress photographic collection.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Minutes, Meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council, May 30, 1942

Among the topics discussed at the Librarian's Advisory Council meeting was the acquisitions policy of the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum appointing David C. Mearns, Leicester Bodine Holland, Roy Emerson Stryker, John Moriarty, Sidney Kramer, and Hurst Milhollen to a committee to formulate a policy to govern the acquisition of photogra... More

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum appointing David C. Mearns, Leicester Bodine Holland, Roy Emerson Stryker, John Moriarty, Sidney Kramer, and Hurst Milhollen to a committee to formulate a policy to govern the acquisition of photogra... More

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, February 10, 1943

Memorandum appointing David C. Mearns, Leicester Bodine Holland, Roy Emerson Stryker, John Moriarty, Sidney Kramer, and Hurst Milhollen to a committee to formulate a policy to govern the acquisition of photogra... More

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Charles G. Ross, May 9, 1949

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Charles G. Ross, May 9, 1949

Letter to Charles G. Ross, Secretary to President Harry S. Truman, asking President Harry S. Truman to deposit his papers at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Charles G. Ross, May 9, 1949

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Charles G. Ross, May 9, 1949

Letter to Charles G. Ross, Secretary to President Harry S. Truman, asking President Harry S. Truman to deposit his papers at the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from Allen Tate to Archibald MacLeish, August 24, 1943

Memorandum from Allen Tate to Archibald MacLeish, August 24, 1943

Draft of a General Order for the Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions, explaining the publication's purpose and scope.

Memorandum from Allen Tate to Archibald MacLeish, August 24, 1943

Memorandum from Allen Tate to Archibald MacLeish, August 24, 1943

Draft of a General Order for the Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions, explaining the publication's purpose and scope.

Letter from Clayton Bissell to Luther Harris Evans, August 9, 1945

Letter from Clayton Bissell to Luther Harris Evans, August 9, 1945

Letter from Clayton Bissell, Major-General, Assistant Chief of Staff, War Department, to Luther Harris Evans, asking if the Library of Congress has an interest in receiving books and pamphlets collected by Amer... More

Letter from Clayton Bissell to Luther Harris Evans, August 9, 1945

Letter from Clayton Bissell to Luther Harris Evans, August 9, 1945

Letter from Clayton Bissell, Major-General, Assistant Chief of Staff, War Department, to Luther Harris Evans, asking if the Library of Congress has an interest in receiving books and pamphlets collected by Amer... More

Memorandum from the Office of the Librarian of Congress, October 15, 1945

Memorandum from the Office of the Librarian of Congress, October 15, 1...

Memorandum concerns the cooperative acquisition of recent foreign publications.

Memorandum from the Office of the Librarian of Congress, October 15, 1945

Memorandum from the Office of the Librarian of Congress, October 15, 1...

Memorandum concerns the cooperative acquisition of recent foreign publications.

Memorandum from David C. Mearns, December 16, 1942

Memorandum from David C. Mearns, December 16, 1942

David C. Mearns' draft memorandum from the Library of Congress to government agencies with representatives abroad, requesting the heads of these agencies to permit their staff to help the Library of Congress ac... More

Memorandum from David C. Mearns, December 16, 1942

Memorandum from David C. Mearns, December 16, 1942

David C. Mearns' draft memorandum from the Library of Congress to government agencies with representatives abroad, requesting the heads of these agencies to permit their staff to help the Library of Congress ac... More

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and Members of the European Mission, January 1946

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and Members of the European Mission,...

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and members of the European Mission, the Library of Congress cooperative acquisitions program.

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and Members of the European Mission, January 1946

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and Members of the European Mission,...

Photograph of Luther Harris Evans and members of the European Mission, the Library of Congress cooperative acquisitions program.

Photograph of Lessing J. Rosenwald and Luther Harris Evans, 1947

Photograph of Lessing J. Rosenwald and Luther Harris Evans, 1947

Transcribed from item: "Lessing J. Rosenwald, of Jenkintown, PA, (left) and Luther Harris Evans, Librarian of Congress (right), are shown with the unique copy of the Doctrina Christiana which Mr. Rosenwald pres... More

Photograph of Lessing J. Rosenwald and Luther Harris Evans, 1947

Photograph of Lessing J. Rosenwald and Luther Harris Evans, 1947

Transcribed from item: "Lessing J. Rosenwald, of Jenkintown, PA, (left) and Luther Harris Evans, Librarian of Congress (right), are shown with the unique copy of the Doctrina Christiana which Mr. Rosenwald pres... More

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carroll F. Reynolds, February 21, 1946

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carroll F. Reynolds, February 21, 1...

Letter indicating weaknesses in the Library of Congress collections during World War II.

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carroll F. Reynolds, February 21, 1946

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carroll F. Reynolds, February 21, 1...

Letter indicating weaknesses in the Library of Congress collections during World War II.

"The Acquisitions Policy of the Library of Congress," by David C. Mearns, May 30, 1942

"The Acquisitions Policy of the Library of Congress," by David C. Mear...

Paper presented by David C. Mearns at a meeting of the Librarian's Advisory Council.