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Collection Freedom's Fortress: The Library of Congress, 1939 to 1953

Related Resources


  • Donaldson, Scott. In collaboration with R. H. Winnick. Archibald MacLeish: An American Life. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
  • Library of Congress. Librarians of Congress, 1802-1974. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977.
  • ___________. Luther Harris Evans, 1902-1981, A Memorial Tribute to the Tenth Librarian of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1982.
  • Salamanca, Lucy. Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1942.

Library of Congress Resources



Other Resources


  • The Archibald MacLeish Era at the Library of Congress, 1939-1944: A Panel Discussion Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of his Librarianship.
  • Audio cassettes recorded October 2, 1979, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress.
  • NBC News Broadcast Mentioning President Truman’s Appointment of Luther Evans as Librarian of Congress.
  • Sound disc recorded around June 18, 1945 and broadcast over the NBC radio network.
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