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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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    Ḥāshīyat al-Ḥifnī ʻalá al-Yāsamīnīyah.
    حآشية الحفني على اليآسمينية. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Commentary on Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah by Badr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Sibṭ al-Māridīni, which itself is an exposition of al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn. The colophon (fol. 14b) says that the author finished composing the work on 14 Shaʻbān 1167 H [6 June 1754].
    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Date: 17??
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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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    Sharḥ al-ʻallāmah Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ghazzī al-Shāfiʻī ʻalá al-Nuzhah fī al-ḥisāb li-Ibn al-Hāʼim.
    شرح العلامة احمد ابن قاسم الغزي الشافعي على النزهة في الحساب لإبن الهائم. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Manuscript consists of an introduction, 2 chapters, and an epilogue. The text is a commentary on Ibn al-Hāʼim's book Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār, which itself represents the author's abridgement of his work Murshidat al-tālib illá asnaʼ al-maṭālib.
    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Date: 17??
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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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    Munājāt.
    مناجات. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.
    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??
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    Hōmyō dōji.
    ほうみやう童子. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. With no borders, text chiefly in 10 vertical lines, on some paper with design patterns in blue and gold. Original covers (retained) have floral designs and clouds (or mists) painted in gold on bluish-black background, with title piece in red; also lined with gold paper. Exact size of the book: 29.8 ...
    • Date: 17??
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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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    Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palm-leaf manuscript from Orissa; illustrations on every page; wooden covers highlighted in red with single threaded hole in middle; encased in box (10 x 49 x 29 cm). In Sanskrit (in Oriya script). digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16
    • Date: 17??
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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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    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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    Bahāʼīyah fī al-ḥisāb.
    بهائية في الحساب. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a well-known manual on arithmetic.
    • Contributor: ʻāmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
    • Date: 17??
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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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    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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    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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    Kitāb rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb : al-mulakhkhaṣah maʻa taqrīb al-maʻānī wa-ḍabṭ al-qawāʻid wa-al-mabānī fī ghayr hādhā al-kitāb /
    كتاب رفع الحجاب عن وجوه اعمال الحساب : الملخصة مع تقريب المعاني وضبط القواعد والمباني في غير هذا الكتاب / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. is a commentary in two parts on the author's treatise on mathematics (Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb).
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Bannāʼ, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 17??
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    Hādhā kitāb fatḥ al-tadāwī min jamīʻ al-amrāḍ wa-al-shakāwī /
    هذا كتاب فتح التداوي من جميع الأمراض و الشكاوي / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The text is a complete treatise on hygiene and diet and the art of preserving good health. It describes the nourishment of the parts of the human body as well as medical drugs. The text consists of six synoptic tables, each of which is divided into 16 parts. Fol. 1a-17b contain the introduction; fol. 18a-21a are blank. The rest of the book consists of ...
    • Contributor: Maghribī, Abū Saʻīd Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 17??
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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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    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 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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    Kitāb mafātīḥ al-raḥmah wa-asrār al-ḥikmah.
    كتاب مفاتيح الرحمة و أسرار الحكمة. | Mafātīḥ al-ḥikmah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The ms. is in two parts. Part I, or Introduction by Ṭughrāʼī, and Part II, "From keys of wisdom" is by the Egyptian chemist Zosimos, translated into Arabic by al-Ṭughrāʼī. Part I is written in the form of lectures and is divided into 5 chapters: The science and its materials; Mixing and its way; Fire and its nature; Balances (of properties); Metals and plants ...
    • Contributor: Ṭughrāʼī, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn ʻal
    • Date: 17??
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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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