The Kislak Collection represents a lifetime of collecting informed by passion and intellect.

 -- James H. Billington, The Librarian of Congress

News Release

April 20–October 1, 2005

To celebrate the donation of the Jay I. Kislak Collection, the Library of Congress presents an exhibition featuring fifty highlights from the more than 4,000 rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts.

This exhibition was made possible by the generous support of Jay and Jean Kislak and the Kislak Foundation.

Exhibition Location

Great Hall North and Great Hall South