Librarian of Congress Receives 2005 Hollywood Film Preservation Award
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington received the 2005 Hollywood Film Preservation Award at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles on Oct. 24. The Ninth Annual Hollywood Film Festival honored Billington for his advocacy and leadership in the preservation of the nation’s film heritage.
February 25, 1997
Library of Congress Names Music Division Chief
Jon W. Newsom, a 30-year Library of Congress veteran who has been serving as acting chief of the Music Division since January 1995, was recently named chief of the division.Mr. Newsom, who also served as acting chief from 1985 to 1987, began his career at the Library in the Music Division in October 1966 as a music reference librarian. He also worked as a...