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List of 
collections - heading
books, pamphlets, hand-written and typed papers, sheet music
  Pictorial Images
photographs, prints, architectural drawings
  Motion Pictures
  Sound Recordings
Collection title:   click for technical summary
* Future collection (not online as of February 1998)
Types of material
African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907        
America's First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839-1862        
An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1600-1920 *        
American Leaders Speak: Recordings from World War I and the 1920 Election, 1918-1920      
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940        
The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920  
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America: Photographs by Samuel Gottscho and WilliamSchleisner, 1935-1955        
Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896        
Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916        
Black & White Photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, ca. 1938-1944 *        
Built in America: Historical American Buildings Survey & Historical American Engineering Record, 1933-Present *        
By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present        
By Popular Demand: Votes for Women Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920        
California As I Saw It: First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900        
California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties    
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873 *        
Color Photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, ca. 1938-1944        
Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964        
Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789        
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920    
George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799        
Inside an American Factory: The Westinghouse Works, 1904        
Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures of the Edison Companies *        
The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Buffalo World's Fair, 1901        
The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906        
Map Collections: 1685-1988 *        
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 *        
Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929         
Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1920*        
Poet At Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection        
Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865         
The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures, 1898        
Taking the Long View: Panoramic Photographs, ca. 1851-1991        
Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920        
Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941    
Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921        
Washington as It Was: Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959        
Words & Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years        

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