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American treasures of the Library of Congress

American treasures of the Library of Congress

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- Exhibitions.,
    • United States -- History -- Exhibitions.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- Exhibitions.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions.

    • About the Edition

      Online version of a rotating permanent exhibition at the Library of Congress of the rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America"s past.

      Edition Notes

      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsLibrary of Congress.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE173
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3280876M
      LC Control Number2003557165

      The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Location: Washington, D.C., U.S.   Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States (), leading the country through the Civil War. This guide compiles digital materials at the Library of Congress, external websites, and a selected print bibliography.

      Treasures from the Library of Congress. By Harry Katz, Frank Ceresi, Phil Michel. Smithsonian, , pp. Publication Date: Septem Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/1/) Paperback (5/31/). The Library of Congress has opened an exhibition this week celebrating “Books That Shaped America,” a display of 88 books that they’ve deemed to have the most influence on American culture.. Selected and debated over by curators and experts at the Library, the list is fairly wide-ranging in terms of genre; it includes children’s books like Charlotte’s Web, political treatises .

      American Treasures in the Library of Congress: Memory, Reason, Imagination. By Li-brary of Congress. Intro. by Garry Wills. (New York: Abrams, pp. $, ISBN ) "American Treasures" Soundtrack Tour by Thwaite Productions (digital audio wand). $ "Treasure-Talk." Half-hour lectures by Library of Congress specialists. Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian form. The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online.


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The Book of the General Laws of the Inhabitants of the Jurisdiction of New-Plimouth is one of the oldest items in the Library’s collection of American laws. This book reproduces the contents of a volume, which was the first edition of the laws to be printed, and adds laws enacted between and The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress, de facto national library of the United States and the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

Located in four buildings in Washington, D.C., as well as the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, it is the largest library in the world by shelf space /5(10). On February 6, the Library of Congress kicked off its winter/spring National Book Festival Presents season with ”Fearless: A Tribute to Irish American Women,” which featured a conversation among award-winning novelist Alice McDermott, Rep.

Mary Gay Scanlon and CBS anchor Margaret part of the programming surrounding this event, staff from four. Washington, D.C. -- A new book explores the history of the early Americas — a story of before and after, defined and divided by the pivotal moment of contact, inbetween Europeans and the indigenous cultures of the New World — told through the collection of early American treasures in the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress houses the world's largest baseball collection, documenting the history of the game and providing a unique look at America since the late s. Now Baseball Americana presents the best of the best from that treasure trove/5(27).

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Pages:   American Treasures of the Library of Congress: The American Negro Exhibit The Paris Exposition’s Palace of Social Economy and Congresses Pavilion provided the perfect opportunity for W.E.B. Du Bois to inform the masses the progress made by the American Negro from emancipation to the present day Additional Library of Congress Resources.

Themed Resources: Abraham Lincoln - Themed Resources: Civil War; Americas Library: Jump Back in Time: Civil War; Digitized Book: Gardner’s photographic sketchbook of the War; Hidden Treasures at the Library of Congress. How a President Learned to Write (Lincoln’s grammar book). The genesis for American Treasures came when I read a small item about the Library of Congress’s decision to secretly relocate the Declaration, the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address, and other important documents to an undisclosed and heavily fortified location (you’ll find out where in the book!) for safekeeping after the United States entered.

English: The Library of Congress is the de facto national library of the United States. It is one of the largest libraries in the world. Español: La Biblioteca del Congreso de Estados Unidos (United States Library of Congress en inglés), situada en Washington D.

y distribuida en tres edificios (el Edificio Thomas Jefferson, el Edificio. Carla Hayden, 67, is only the 14th librarian of Congress.

You are the first woman as well as the first African American librarian of Congress. It’s a small club, right. The first librarian of Congress was appointed intwo years after the library was established. The first woman is significant because 80 percent of the library workforce.

American Treasures The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. On DecemSecret Service Agent Harry E. Neal stood on a platform at Washington’s Union Station, watching a train chug off into the dark and feeling at once relieved and inexorably anxious.

Get this from a library. American treasures in the Library of Congress: memory, reason, imagination. [Margaret E Wagner; Library of Congress.] -- The nucleus of the present-day Library of Congress was formed inwhen the nation purchased Thomas Jefferson's personal library of about six thousand volumes, which had been organized around the.

The Library of Congress is one of the world's largest and most diverse repositories of recorded knowledge. Its vast holdings -- nearly million items in formats ranging from manuscripts to motion pictures and sound recordings -- offer an unparalleled vista of American life in all of its vibrant diversity.

This book gathers 76 of the library's most important American treasures. Discover 10 treasures from the Library of Congress Ap by NCC Staff Since its establishment on Apthe Library of Congress has grown to become the largest library in the world, with more than million items in its holdings.

The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books.

Featuring more than full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of/5.

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As the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are t Views: K. An anonymous donor gave the first Spider-Man drawings—an icon of comic book literature—to the Library in The Prints and Photographs Division collects, preserves and makes accessible tens of thousands of examples of original cartoon art, among other achievements of American visual creativity, and offers an annual fellowship to graduate 4/5(43).