December 2000 - Vol. 59, No. 12
Al Hirschfeld: Beyond Broadway
An exhibition of the lesser-known works of illustrator Al Hirschfeld has opened at the Library.
The Veteran's Oral History Project has been launched at the American Folklife Center.
The archivist and librarian of the Roman Catholic Church visited the Library in September.
FATHER OF THE PHONE
Descendants of Alexander Graham Bell came to the Library for a presentation on the Bell Family Papers.
THE WORDS OF WOUK
"Living Legend" Herman Wouk read from his work at a recent appearance at the Library.
Historians and directors of libraries from around the world came to the Library in October to discuss the history and future of national libraries.
The Preservation Directorate and the Center for the Book sponsored the fifth Preservation Awareness Workshop.
Librarians, archivists and museum curators gathered at the Library to discuss saving the world's cultural heritage for future generations.
The National Library of Medicine has joined the Library's Electronic Cataloging in Publication program.
In November, the Library sponsored a symposium on globalization and women in Muslim societies.
Here is a complete calendar of events at the Library scheduled in conjunction with the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting 2001 in Washington, D.C.
MUSICAL MILESTONES - SLONIMSKY
The Library has acquired the musical archives of Nicolas Slonimsky.
MUSICAL MILESTONES - SCHWAB
The Library has acquired the musical archives of Arnold T. Schwab.
Cornerstones and time capsules have played a role in the history of the Library.
The Library's Bicentennial Time Capsule has been assembled and was dedicated on Dec. 20.