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The Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes worked at the National Archives beginning in 1935, serving in many capacities including Executive Director of the National Historical Publications Commission. He served as Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) from 1948-1951, and the President of the SAA from 1958-1959. He was active in international archival affairs and a promoter of SAA's international outreach efforts.

ALIC acquired this collection through Mary A. Giunta, NHPRC, who acquired the collection from his family when he died. When Ms. Giunta retired, she donated the books to ALIC to be kept in Holmes' memory.

The books are all available in the Library. They cover archival administration, records management, and other archival topics.

  1. Bulletin. [Denver, Colo.] : U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, [1979?-

  2. Fort Victoria letters: 1846-1851. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1979. xcix, 277, xvii p., [3] leaves of plates (2 folded).
    Located in ALIC: F 1089.5 V6 F6 1979

  3. History of the Supreme Court of the United States. New York : Macmillan, 1971-[c1988]
    Located in ALIC: KF 8742 A4 H5

  4. Adams, Charles Francis. Diary of Charles Francis Adams. New York : Atheneum, 1967. 2 v.
    Located in ALIC: E 467.1 A2 A33 1967

  5. Claussen, Martin Paul. Descriptive catalog of maps published by Congress, 1817-1843. Washington, D.C., 1941. xiii, 104 p.
    Located in ALIC: Z 6027 U5 C6

  6. Dewey, John. The early works, 1882-1898. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1967-72. v. 1, 1969] 5 v.
    Located in ALIC: B 945 D41 1967

  7. Fiske, John. The critical period of American history, 1783-1789. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin, [c1916] xviii, 368 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 303 F6 1916

  8. Garfield, James A. The diary of James A. Garfield. [East Lansing] Michigan State University, 1967-1981. 4 v.
    Located in ALIC: E 660 G223

  9. Hamlin, Talbot. Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New York, Oxford University Press, 1955. xxxvi, 633 p.
    Located in ALIC: NA 737 L34 H3 1955

  10. Hayes, Rutherford Birchard. Teach the freeman: the correspondence of Rutherford B. Hayes and the Slater Fund for Negro Education, 1881-1887. [Baton Rouge] : Louisiana State University Press, [1959] 2 v.
    Located in ALIC: LC 2707 H41

  11. Hendrick, Burton Jesse. Statesmen of the lost cause: Jefferson Davis and his cabinet. New York : The Literary Guild of America, c1939. xvii, 452 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 487 H47 1939a

  12. Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Archival arrangement: five different operations at five different levels (in American Archivist, vol. 27, no. 1) [Washington, D.C.?] : National Archives and Records Administration, 1964.

  13. Holmes, Oliver W. The Arkansas, lifeline of empire. Washington : Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1969. iv, 28 p.
    Located in ALIC: F 417 A7 H6

  14. Holmes, Oliver W. Shall stagecoaches carry the mail? Washington, 1972. xv, 104 p.
    Located in ALIC: HE 203 H57 1972

  15. Hoover, Herbert. The Hoover-Wilson wartime correspondence, September 24, 1914, to November 11, 1918. Ames, Iowa State University Press, 1974. xxvi, 297 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 802 H693 1974

  16. Kenney, Sylvia W. Catalog of the Emilie and Karl Riemenschieder Memorial Bach Library. Published for Baldwin-Wallace College by Columbia University Press; Oxford University Press, 1960. 295 p.
    Located in ALIC: ML 134 B1 K4 1960

  17. Koch, Adrienne. Madison's "Advice to my country". Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1966. xx, 210 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 342 K6 1966

  18. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. A guide to manuscripts relating to American history in British depositories reproduced for the Division of Manuscripts of the Library of Congress. [Washington] : The Library of Congress, 1946. xvi, 313 p.
    Located in ALIC: Z 881 U5 1946

  19. Posner, Ernst. Archives in the ancient world. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1972. xvii, 283 p.
    Located in ALIC: CD 996 P6

  20. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Franklin D. Roosevelt & conservation, 1911-1945. Hyde Park, N.Y., General Services Administration, National Archives and Records Service, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, 1957. 2 v.
    Located in ALIC: E 806 R745

  21. Roosevelt, Theodore. The works of Theodore Roosevelt. New York, P.F. Collier [1897- ] 16 v.
    Located in ALIC: E 660 R843 1897

  22. Rosenberger, Francis C. 1915. Jefferson reader : a treasury of writings about Thomas Jefferson. New York : Dutton, 1953. 349 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 332 R63

  23. Rusk, Ralph L. The life of Ralph Waldo Emerson. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1949. ix, 592 p.
    Located in ALIC: PS 1631 R78 1949

  24. Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. The literary voyager, or, Muzzeniegun. [East Lansing, Mich.] : Michigan State University Press, 1962. xxvi, 193 p.
    Located in ALIC: E 77 S405 1962

  25. Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. Schoolcraft's expedition to Lake Itasca : the discovery of the source of the Mississippi. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 1958. xxvi, 390 p.
    Located in ALIC: F 597 S3 1958

  26. Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America. New York, Schocken Books [1961] 2 v.
    Located in ALIC: JK 216 T7 1961

  27. United States. Constitutional Convention (1787). The records of the Federal Convention of 1787. New Haven : Yale University Press, [1986], c1966. 4 v.
    Located in ALIC: KF 4510 U54 1986

  28. Whitlock, Brand. The letters and journal of Brand Whitlock ... New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1936. 2 v.
    Located in ALIC: E 748 W6 A4

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