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    James Madison Papers, 1723-1859 James Madison (1751-1836) is one of 23 presidents whose papers are held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Madison Papers consist of approximately 12,000 items, spanning the period 1723-1859, captured in some 72,000 digital images. They document the life of the man who came to be known as the “Father of the Constitution” through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters ...
    • Contributor: Madison, James

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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
    • Date: 1581

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    Jewish American Heritage Month May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    National Native American Heritage Month - Audio and Video November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month - Audio and Video May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    John Tyler Papers The John Tyler Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains more than 1,400 items dating from 1691 to 1918, most of which fall between 1757 and 1918. The collection is made up primarily of correspondence, including letters and copies of letters to or from Tyler (1790-1862), a governor and U.S. representative and senator from Virginia, who served ...
    • Date: 1691

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    National Native American Heritage Month - For Teachers November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month - For Teachers May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    National Native American Heritage Month November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    National Native American Heritage Month November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month - Legal May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    National Native American Heritage Month November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month - Exhibits and Collections May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    National Native American Heritage Month - Exhibits and Collections November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    Jewish American Heritage Month - Images May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Gallery of Art - National Park Service - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1656
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    Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827 The papers of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), diplomat, architect, scientist, and third president of the United States, held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, consist of approximately 27,000 items, making it the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Dating from the early 1760s through his death in 1826, the Thomas Jefferson Papers consist mainly of his correspondence, but they also include ...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas

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    National Native American Heritage Month - Legal November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    George Washington Papers The papers of army officer and first U.S. president George Washington (1732-1799) held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress constitute the largest collection of original Washington papers in the world. They consist of approximately 65,000 items accumulated by Washington between 1745 and 1799, including correspondence, diaries, and financial and military records. The collection documents Washington’s childhood education, his first career as ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George

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    National Native American Heritage Month - Images November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
    • Contributor: The Library of Congress - National Archives and Records Administration - National Gallery of Art - National Endowment for the Humanities - National Park Service - Us Smithsonian Institution - Us Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Date: 1492
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    The Lord Raymond's speech on giving judgment in the Kings Bench Court between Doctor Bentley [et] the B[isho]p of Ely. Catalog Record Only Concerns a dispute between Bentley and the fellows at Trinity.
    • Contributor: Raymond, Robert Raymond
    • Date: 1731
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    Yun he tu zong shuo
    運河圖總說 / Catalog Record Only
    In 1 case. 鈔本 一冊一函 無版匡欄格 無葉碼 書口空白 全書高23.0寬14.5公分 黃紙. 六行二十七字. Six lines, with twenty-seven characters per line. 全書末有敘一篇, 惜後殘缺,撰者不明。是書多器具圖繪, 但無地圖。無鈐印. 書由殘損,封面封底均佚去。紙撚裝,未正式裝訂。開卷題"運河圖總說",未署姓名,有殘紙題"劉永錫偶書於祥符之一覽臺",按劉永錫撰有《河工蠡測》一書,有乾隆刻本,為當時水利專家,本舘卡片亦作劉永錫撰,可能當時有較多資料,姑從之。有殘存目錄一葉。内容為:各府州運河河道(此條據内容擬)、運河各廳汛河道泉源、估筑堤工、河工約言、經征河銀記錄處分、河工考成、栽柳議敘、戰舡、盜決河防例、水利橋道例、禁刑日期、違限處分例、漕船修造年限式樣、漕運遲延處分、漕運正改兌腳耗等例、木龍說圖、河防要訣、土埽工器具圖說、清河龍說圖跋.
    • Contributor: Liu, Yongxi - Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1731