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The Library of Congress. The Hispanic Foundation. Office of the Director. Mr. Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress will speak at 3:45 o'clock at the opening of the Hispanic Room on Thursday afternoon, October 12. Inasmuch as the address is

The Library of Congress. The Hispanic Foundation. Office of the Direct...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 242, Folder 22a. Copy scanned: 1

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 Archibald MacLeish to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., September 24, 1940

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Septemb...

In his memorandum to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Archibald MacLeish inquires whether the Library of Congress "oughtn't to prepare ourselves now for a possibly more effective future policy in the matter of gifts."

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Carl Sandburg, June 13, 1940

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Carl Sandburg, June 13, 1940

In his letter, Archibald MacLeish asks Carl Sandburg to accept the consultantship in poetry for the year beginning July 1941.

Letter from Joseph Auslander to Archibald MacLeish, May 7, 1940

Letter from Joseph Auslander to Archibald MacLeish, May 7, 1940

Letter to Archibald MacLeish informing him of Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of A. E. Housman poems.

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, October 22, 1940

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, October 22, 1940

Eleanor Roosevelt's letter to Archibald MacLeish expressing her desire to help make the Library of Congress folk material available for recreational purposes for those in America's armed forces.

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, April 1, 1941

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, April 1, ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt expresses his support of the Library of Congress' efforts to secure its collections during World War II.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 6, 1941

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 6, 1941

Archibald MacLeish expresses his relief over Herbert Putman's understanding about the use of "income from the Hegeman Estate for a consultantship on an annual basis" which "violated the purpose of the giver..."

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, December 30, 1942

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, December 30...

Archibald MacLeish's response to Luther Harris Evans' letter of December 29, 1942 about the Library of Congress rare book policy.

Memorandum from Luther Harris Evans to Archibald MacLeish, December 29, 1942

Memorandum from Luther Harris Evans to Archibald MacLeish, December 29...

Letter to Archibald MacLeish about the Library of Congress rare book policy.

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 Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, ...

Archibald MacLeish suggests to President Franklin D. Roosevelt that he consider Julian Boyd of Princeton University as the next Librarian of Congress.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Milton Plumb, May 18, 1943

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Milton Plumb, May 18, 1943

Archibald MacLeish writes to Milton Plumb with instructions for the announcement of Allen Tate as the Library of Congress Consultant in Poetry.

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.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Marianne Moore, March 20, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Marianne Moore, March 20, 1944

Archibald MacLeish expresses regret that Marianne Moore has declined the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T.S. Eliot, July 4, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T.S. Eliot, July 4, 1944

Archibald MacLeish explains to T. S. Eliot the formal duties of the Consultant in Poetry.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Allen Tate, June 24, 1944

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Allen Tate, June 24, 1944

Archibald MacLeish asks Allen Tate how he should respond to T. S. Eliot's letter of May 29, 1944.

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.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T. S. Eliot, October 7, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T. S. Eliot, October 7, 1944

Archibald MacLeish expresses disappointment that T.S. Eliot has declined his invitation to take the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Scroll, "To Archibald MacLeish," 1944

Scroll, "To Archibald MacLeish," 1944

Scroll given to Archibald MacLeish by staff on his retirement in appreciation for his service from 1939 to 1944.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

President Franklin D. Roosevelt writes to Archibald MacLeish about a possible candidate for the next Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Archibald MacLeish offers additional names for candidates for Librarian of Congress to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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."

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Lawrence C. Wroth, Librarian, John C. Brown Library, and the Library of Congress consultant in the acquisition of rare books, reports to Archibald MacLeish on Lessing J. Rosenwald's agreement to give his Willia... More

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Lawrence C. Wroth, Librarian, John C. Brown Library, and the Library of Congress consultant in the acquisition of rare books, reports to Archibald MacLeish on Lessing J. Rosenwald's agreement to give his Willia... More

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Letter from Lawrence C. Wroth to Archibald MacLeish, August 2, 1943

Lawrence C. Wroth, Librarian, John C. Brown Library, and the Library of Congress consultant in the acquisition of rare books, reports to Archibald MacLeish on Lessing J. Rosenwald's agreement to give his Willia... More

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the Library of Congress, by Archibald MacLeish," Library of Congress, May 7, 1940

Press Release, "Presentation of the A. E. Housman Manuscripts to the L...

Press release announcing Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of original manuscripts of nearly all extant verse, published and unpublished, of the British poet, A. E. Housman.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, February 6, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, February 6, 194...

Archibald MacLeish advises Luther Harris Evans about the appointment of the Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, February 6, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, February 6, 194...

Archibald MacLeish advises Luther Harris Evans about the appointment of the Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, May 10, 1940

Letter from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, May 10, 19...

Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., writes to Archibald MacLeish and offers the Library of Congress three important manuscript volumes "which comprise the original Minutes of the commission which sat in England after the ... More

Letter from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, May 10, 1940

Letter from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, May 10, 19...

Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., writes to Archibald MacLeish and offers the Library of Congress three important manuscript volumes "which comprise the original Minutes of the commission which sat in England after the ... More

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1939

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1...

Franklin D. Roosevelt gives Archibald MacLeish permission to accept the care of Britain's Magna Carta.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1939

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1...

Franklin D. Roosevelt gives Archibald MacLeish permission to accept the care of Britain's Magna Carta.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1939

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, November 4, 1...

Franklin D. Roosevelt gives Archibald MacLeish permission to accept the care of Britain's Magna Carta.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 3, 1941

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 3, 1941

The letter is in regards to Herbert Putnam's donations toward "the establishment in the Library of Congress of positions to be filled by specialists in the various fields..."

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 3, 1941

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 3, 1941

The letter is in regards to Herbert Putnam's donations toward "the establishment in the Library of Congress of positions to be filled by specialists in the various fields..."

Memorandum from David C. Mearns to Archibald MacLeish, April 27, 1943

Memorandum from David C. Mearns to Archibald MacLeish, April 27, 1943

Letter describing Allen Tate's duties as the Consultant in Poetry.

Memorandum from David C. Mearns to Archibald MacLeish, April 27, 1943

Memorandum from David C. Mearns to Archibald MacLeish, April 27, 1943

Letter describing Allen Tate's duties as the Consultant in Poetry.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to John W. McCormack, December 30, 1940

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to John W. McCormack, December 30, 1940

Letter to Senator John W. McCormack, Majority Floor Leader, suggesting that the Library of Congress "might perform useful service to new members of Congress at the beginning of the next session."

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to John W. McCormack, December 30, 1940

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to John W. McCormack, December 30, 1940

Letter to Senator John W. McCormack, Majority Floor Leader, suggesting that the Library of Congress "might perform useful service to new members of Congress at the beginning of the next session."

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 Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Archibald MacLeish sends a draft of the foreword for Lucy Salamanca's book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Archibald MacLeish sends a draft of the foreword for Lucy Salamanca's book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Archibald MacLeish sends a draft of the foreword for Lucy Salamanca's book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Lucy Salamanca, February 5, 1942

Archibald MacLeish sends a draft of the foreword for Lucy Salamanca's book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of 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.

Memorandum from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, June 26, 1940

Memorandum from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, June 2...

Memorandum detailing the activities of the Rare Book Room.

Memorandum from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, June 26, 1940

Memorandum from Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., to Archibald MacLeish, June 2...

Memorandum detailing the activities of the Rare Book Room.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October 19, 1939

"Libraries in the Contemporary Crisis," by Archibald MacLeish, October...

Speech given at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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