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Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Transcribed from item: "Los and Enitharmon Regard With Horror the Flaming Orc. Blake's Milton. 1804." Item is from the Rosenwald Collection.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Felix Frankfurter, May 3, 1939

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Felix Frankfurter, May 3, 1939

Franklin D. Roosevelt's letter to Felix Frankfurter asking if Archibald MacLeish is a good choice as the Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Martin Arnold Roberts to José Meyer, September 7, 1939

Letter from Martin Arnold Roberts to José Meyer, September 7, 1939

José Meyer was the Library of Congress' representative in France.

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Senate, June 7, 1939

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Senate, Jun...

A facsimile of Franklin D. Roosevelt's memorandum nominating Archibald MacLeish as Librarian of Congress.

General Order No. 921 from Archibald MacLeish to the Chiefs of Division and the Consultants, Library of Congress, October 19, 1939

General Order No. 921 from Archibald MacLeish to the Chiefs of Divisio...

With the General Order, Archibald MacLeish queries division chiefs and consultants about the Library of Congress acquisition program.

Photograph of Robert Penn Warren, undated

Photograph of Robert Penn Warren, undated

Robert Penn Warren, Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from Leicester Bodine Holland, December 29, 1939

Memorandum from Leicester Bodine Holland, December 29, 1939

Letter from Leicester Bodine Holland, Chief of the Division of Fine Arts, supporting Roy Emerson Stryker's suggestion to establish a photographic collection at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Carl Sandburg, June 13, 1940

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Carl Sandburg, June 13, 1940

In his letter, Archibald MacLeish asks Carl Sandburg to accept the consultantship in poetry for the year beginning July 1941.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., September 24, 1940

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Septemb...

In his memorandum to Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., Archibald MacLeish inquires whether the Library of Congress "oughtn't to prepare ourselves now for a possibly more effective future policy in the matter of gifts."

Letter from Joseph Auslander to Archibald MacLeish, May 7, 1940

Letter from Joseph Auslander to Archibald MacLeish, May 7, 1940

Letter to Archibald MacLeish informing him of Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift of A. E. Housman poems.

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, October 22, 1940

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, October 22, 1940

Eleanor Roosevelt's letter to Archibald MacLeish expressing her desire to help make the Library of Congress folk material available for recreational purposes for those in America's armed forces.

Press Release No. 159, "Library of Congress Announces the Opening of Two New Exhibitions Related to the War," Library of Congress, October 7, 1940

Press Release No. 159, "Library of Congress Announces the Opening of T...

In Press Release No. 159, the Library of Congress announces the opening to two new exhibits: "Women in the War" and "Military Colleges."

General Order No. 992, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, October 31, 1940

General Order No. 992, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, O...

General Order announcing the appointment of Luther Harris Evans as Chief Assistant Librarian.

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, April 1, 1941

Memorandum from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, April 1, ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt expresses his support of the Library of Congress' efforts to secure its collections during World War II.

Press Release No. 10, Office of the Secretary, Library of Congress, March 21, 1941

Press Release No. 10, Office of the Secretary, Library of Congress, Ma...

Press release announcing the preliminary steps taken to secure the collections of the Library of Congress during World War II.

Press Release No. 30, "Democracy Alcove," Library of Congress, September 10, 1941

Press Release No. 30, "Democracy Alcove," Library of Congress, Septemb...

Announcement of the opening of the Democracy Alcove, set aside for the use of readers in the Main Reading Room at the Library of Congress. The Alcove contains "the classic texts of the American tradition: the D... More

Memorandum from Harry J. Krould to the Librarian of Congress, October 28, 1941

Memorandum from Harry J. Krould to the Librarian of Congress, October ...

Harry J. Krould writes to the Librarian that the "War Collection" has proven to be a great success.

"Services of the Library of Congress," Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, January 8, 1941

"Services of the Library of Congress," Office of the Librarian, Librar...

An announcement from the Librarian's Office about new services offered by the Library of Congress to the Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 6, 1941

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Herbert Putnam, June 6, 1941

Archibald MacLeish expresses his relief over Herbert Putman's understanding about the use of "income from the Hegeman Estate for a consultantship on an annual basis" which "violated the purpose of the giver..."

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, December 30, 1942

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Luther Harris Evans, December 30...

Archibald MacLeish's response to Luther Harris Evans' letter of December 29, 1942 about the Library of Congress rare book policy.

Press Release No. 51, Office of the Secretary, Library of Congress, February 12, 1942

Press Release No. 51, Office of the Secretary, Library of Congress, Fe...

Press Release announcing the availability of a special collection of material in the Library of Congress pertaining to air raid precautions and civilian defense.

Memorandum from Luther Harris Evans to Archibald MacLeish, December 29, 1942

Memorandum from Luther Harris Evans to Archibald MacLeish, December 29...

Letter to Archibald MacLeish about the Library of Congress rare book policy.

Memorandum from Edward N. Waters to the Librarian of Congress, January 6, 1942

Memorandum from Edward N. Waters to the Librarian of Congress, January...

Memorandum about the evacuation of Library of Congress collections to Lexington, Virginia, during World War II.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to William Donovan, December 23, 1942

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to William Donovan, December 23, 1942

Archibald MacLeish's letter to William Donovan, Director of the Office of Strategic Services, requesting OSS staff to help the Library of Congress acquire foreign publications.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, December 31, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, December 31, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to George Barnes, Office of War Information, about the transfer of the Roy Emerson Stryker photographic files from the Office of War Information to the Library of Congress.

Letter from John R. Bedell to Archibald MacLeish, February 9, 1943

Letter from John R. Bedell to Archibald MacLeish, February 9, 1943

Letter from John R. Bedell of the War Department's Civil Defense Division. He responds to Archibald MacLeish's letter of November 9, 1942, saying that a list has been compiled of the available air raid precauti... More

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Archibald MacLeish, December 6, 1943

Letter from Felix Frankfurter to Archibald MacLeish, December 6, 1943

Felix Frankfurter praises the new Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, 1943

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, November 12, ...

Archibald MacLeish suggests to President Franklin D. Roosevelt that he consider Julian Boyd of Princeton University as the next Librarian of Congress.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Milton Plumb, May 18, 1943

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Milton Plumb, May 18, 1943

Archibald MacLeish writes to Milton Plumb with instructions for the announcement of Allen Tate as the Library of Congress Consultant in Poetry.

General Order No. 1179, Library of Congress, April 17, 1943

General Order No. 1179, Library of Congress, April 17, 1943

The Librarian of Congress outlines the work of the new staff advisory committee.

Letter from Augustus E. Giegengack to Archibald MacLeish, July 17, 1943

Letter from Augustus E. Giegengack to Archibald MacLeish, July 17, 194...

Augustus E. Giegengack, Office of the Public Printer, Government Printing Office, accepts the changes Archibald MacLeish wishes to make in the printing of the Annual Report of the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Marianne Moore, March 20, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Marianne Moore, March 20, 1944

Archibald MacLeish expresses regret that Marianne Moore has declined the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Special Order No. 114, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, June 3, 1944

Special Order No. 114, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, J...

Special Order announcing the appointment of Elsie Rackstraw as Chief of the Loan Division.

General Order No. 1222, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, June 8, 1944

General Order No. 1222, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, ...

General Order regarding the Library of Congress wartime vacation policy.

Telegram from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, December 4, 1944

Telegram from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, December 4,...

The White House telegram notifies Archibald MacLeish that he can move ahead with the appointment of the Register of Copyrights.

Memorandum from Lewis Hanke to David C. Mearns, May 1, 1944

Memorandum from Lewis Hanke to David C. Mearns, May 1, 1944

Lewis Hanke, Hispanic Division, urges a discussion of the future of the new Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T.S. Eliot, July 4, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T.S. Eliot, July 4, 1944

Archibald MacLeish explains to T. S. Eliot the formal duties of the Consultant in Poetry.

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Allen Tate, June 24, 1944

Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish to Allen Tate, June 24, 1944

Archibald MacLeish asks Allen Tate how he should respond to T. S. Eliot's letter of May 29, 1944.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Major General Alexander D. Surles, July 18, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Major General Alexander D. Surles, J...

Archibald MacLeish's letter to the War Department inquiring if the recordings of news broadcasts could be transferred to the Library after they are no longer needed by the War Department.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T. S. Eliot, October 7, 1944

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to T. S. Eliot, October 7, 1944

Archibald MacLeish expresses disappointment that T.S. Eliot has declined his invitation to take the position of Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Scroll, "To Archibald MacLeish," 1944

Scroll, "To Archibald MacLeish," 1944

Scroll given to Archibald MacLeish by staff on his retirement in appreciation for his service from 1939 to 1944.

Special Order No. 102, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, May 9, 1944

Special Order No. 102, Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress, M...

Appointment of Robert Penn Warren as the Library of Congress Consultant in Poetry and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions for 1944-45.

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Archibald MacLeish, July 20, 1944

President Franklin D. Roosevelt writes to Archibald MacLeish about a possible candidate for the next Librarian of Congress.

Letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Robert Penn Warren, April 2, 1945

Letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Robert Penn Warren, April 2, 1945

Katherine Anne Porter's letter regarding candidates for Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Robert Penn Warren to Luther Harris Evans, January 26, 1945

Letter from Robert Penn Warren to Luther Harris Evans, January 26, 194...

Robert Penn Warren's letter to Luther Harris Evans offering names for the new Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carl Sandburg, July 12, 1945

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Carl Sandburg, July 12, 1945

Luther Harris Evans' letter to Carl Sandburg announcing Louise Bogan's appointment as the Library of Congress Poetry Consultant.

Letter from Theodore Spencer to Robert Penn Warren, March 26, 1945

Letter from Theodore Spencer to Robert Penn Warren, March 26, 1945

Theodore Spencer's letter to Robert Penn Warren regarding candidates for Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 6, 1945

Archibald MacLeish offers additional names for candidates for Librarian of Congress to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Letter from Paul Green to Robert Penn Warren, April 3, 1945

Letter from Paul Green to Robert Penn Warren, April 3, 1945

Paul Green's letter to Robert Penn Warren regarding candidates for Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Photograph of a page from "Aesopus," 1945

Photograph of a page from "Aesopus," 1945

Transcribed from item: "Aesopus. Naples, 1485. From the Rosenwald Collection."

Letter from Allen Tate to Robert Penn Warren, March 26, 1945

Letter from Allen Tate to Robert Penn Warren, March 26, 1945

Allen Tate's letter includes a list of candidates for the position of Consultant in Poetry.

Letter from Willard Thorp to Luther Harris Evans, February 8, 1945

Letter from Willard Thorp to Luther Harris Evans, February 8, 1945

Willard Thorp's letter to Luther Harris Evans regarding candidates for Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to W. Somerset Maugham, July 10, 1945

Letter from Archibald MacLeish to W. Somerset Maugham, July 10, 1945

Archibald MacLeish's letter thanking W. Somerset Maugham for the manuscript "Of Human Bondage."

Photograph of a page from Thomas Hariot's The Arrival of the Englishemen in Virginia, October 1945

Photograph of a page from Thomas Hariot's The Arrival of the Englishem...

Chapter is titled "The Arrival of the Englishemen in Virginia." From the Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress.

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Robert Penn Warren, April 7, 1945

Letter from Luther Harris Evans to Robert Penn Warren, April 7, 1945

Luther Harris Evans asks Robert Penn Warren to call a meeting of the Fellows in American Letters.

Press Release No. 329, Library of Congress, April 3, 1946

Press Release No. 329, Library of Congress, April 3, 1946

Press release announces that the efforts of the Library of Congress to help other libraries acquire foreign publications of the war period are aided by two publishers.

Letter from Harry S. Truman to Luther Harris Evans, April 13, 1950

Letter from Harry S. Truman to Luther Harris Evans, April 13, 1950

On the occasion of the Library of Congress sesquicentennial, Harry S. Truman writes a letter of congratulations to Luther Harris Evans.

Memorandum from The Library of Congress Poetry Center, 1952

Memorandum from The Library of Congress Poetry Center, 1952

Memorandum about the establishment of the Poetry Center at the Library of Congress, a result of a 1950 gift from Gertrude Clarke Whittall.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

Letter from Lucy Salamanca to Archibald MacLeish, February 1, 1942

Letter from Lucy Salamanca to Archibald MacLeish, February 1, 1942

In her letter, Lucy Salamanca asks Archibald MacLeish to write the foreward for her book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress.

Photograph of the Jefferson Bicentennial exhibit, April 1943

Photograph of the Jefferson Bicentennial exhibit, April 1943

The exhibit commemorates the bicentennial of Thomas Jefferson's birth.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Transcribed from item: "W. Somerset Maugham luncheon in Whittall pavilion, Oct. 11, 1950, when he presented original manuscript of 'Of Human Bondage.' Seated at table: Mr. Maugham; bending over, David Mearns, C... More

Letter from Lucy Salamanca to Archibald MacLeish, February 1, 1942

Letter from Lucy Salamanca to Archibald MacLeish, February 1, 1942

In her letter, Lucy Salamanca asks Archibald MacLeish to write the foreward for her book, Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

Photograph of the Jefferson Bicentennial exhibit, April 1943

Photograph of the Jefferson Bicentennial exhibit, April 1943

The exhibit commemorates the bicentennial of Thomas Jefferson's birth.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Photograph of the W. Somerset Maugham Luncheon, October 11, 1950

Transcribed from item: "W. Somerset Maugham luncheon in Whittall pavilion, Oct. 11, 1950, when he presented original manuscript of 'Of Human Bondage.' Seated at table: Mr. Maugham; bending over, David Mearns, C... More

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian, Library of Congress, February 28, 1942

Memorandum from the Division of Manuscripts to the Reference Librarian...

Memorandum is in reference to the suggestion of a reduction in personnel at a meeting called by the Chief Assistant Librarian, Luther Harris Evans, February 18, 1942.

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," by Shirley Pearlove, 1949

"A Guide to the Special Book Collections in the Library of Congress," ...

The guide was created to provide a resource for Library of Congress collections that may not have indexes or catalogs.

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