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Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division

Overview
Works: 190 works in 221 publications in 5 languages and 3,953 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Biographies  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Portraits  Art 
Roles: Other
Classifications: E449, B
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Vision of a collector : the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American Indian portfolios from the Library of Congress : Bodmer, Catlin, McKenney & Hall( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First booklist of the Library of Congress : a facsimile( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-American perspectives : pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907( )

in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Daniel A.P. Murray Pamphlet Collection presents a panoramic and eclectic review of African-American history and culture, spanning almost one hundred years from the early nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, with the bulk of the material published between 1875 and 1900. Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Benjamin W. Arnett, Alexander Crummel, and Emanuel Love. The African-American Pamphlets contain 351 rare pamphlets offering insight into attitudes and ideas of African-Americans between Reconstruction and the First World War
Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention 1774-1789( )

in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Continental Congress Broadside Collection (253 titles) and the Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (21 titles) contain 274 documents relating to the work of Congress and the drafting and ratification of the Constitution. Items include extracts of the journals of Congress, resolutions, proclamations, committee reports, treaties, and early printed versions of the United States Constitution and the Declaration of Independence
From slavery to freedom : the African-American pamphlet collection, 1824-1909( Book )

3 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 397 pamphlets from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, emancipation, reconstruction, and related topics
Biblia Latina : Mainz, ca. 1455 : Gutenberg Bible( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in Latin and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Includes commentary by Janet Ing Freeman; English translation of the Bible; information on the binding, collation, and provenance. Text is searchable; displays can be magnified
An American time capsule : three centuries of broadsides and other printed ephemera( )

in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web site makes some of the over 28,000 pieces contained in the Printed Ephemera Collection at the Library of Congress available on the Internet. The collection displays a wide array of printed American materials from the 17th to the 20th centuries depicting American society and culture such as: posters, notices, advertisements, proclamations, leaflets, propaganda, manifestos, and business cards
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slave by Frederick Douglass( Book )

1 edition published in 1849 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical account of a childhood and youth spent in slavery by a man who became a great abolitionist and leader of anti-slavery activity
Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano : 1590 by Domenico Fontana( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitalized facsimile of this book, originally published in 1590, which memorialized the Vatican's relocation of an Egyptian obelisk in Rome, described as the greatest engineering feat of the 16th century
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Books in the Library of Congress, Volume 2, Theology and Canon Law, 1999( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical pamphlets in American collections( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson and the education of a citizen( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The writings of Thomas Jefferson hold endless fascination for Americans and, as the international perspective concluding this volume suggests, for thoughtful people around the world. Here, Liu Zuochang's assessment of Jefferson's relevance to contemporary Chinese thinkers joins essays by American scholars who address the issue of education and the preparation for citizenship that underlies a free society as Thomas Jefferson perceived it."--Jacket
Miller NAWSA suffrage scrapbooks, 1897-1911 : from the collection of Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller by Elizabeth Smith Miller( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains bibliographic description for and access to the documents of the activities of the Geneva Political Equality Club between 1897-1911, collected in seven large scrapbooks with ephemera and memorabilia related to the work with women's suffrage. The Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne Fitzhugh Miller scrapbooks (as it is known in its print format) are a part of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) Collection
Sheet music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War : from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online collection of over 200 sheet-music compositions that reflect Lincoln and the Civil War as seen through popular music. The collection, compiled by Alfred Whital Stern (1881-1960), spans the years from the 1859 Lincoln presidential campaign to the centenary of his death in 1909
Votes for women : selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921 by Library of Congress( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of 167 books, pamphlets, and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign. This is a subset of the Library of Congress's larger collection donated by Carrie Chapman Catt, longtime president of NAWSA, in Nov. of 1938. Includes works from the libraries of other members and officers of the organization: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, Alice Stone Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, Elizabeth Smith Miller, and Mary A. Livermore. Includes 100-year suffrage timeline
America singing : nineteenth-century song sheets( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 4,291 song sheets for popular music from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Consisting of lyrics produced between the turn of the nineteenth century and the 1880s, the collection reflects the political, social, and economic life of the time. Includes 97 British song sheets from Dublin and London
The chronicles of Baltimore : being a complete history of "Baltimore town" and Baltimore city from the earliest period to the present time by J. Thomas Scharf( )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred years ago; or, The life and times of Rev. Walter Dulany Addison, 1769-1848 by Elizabeth Hesselius Murray( )

1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The North American Indian portfolios from the Library of Congress : Bodmer, Catlin, McKenney & Hall
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Languages
English (54)

German (7)

Latin (4)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

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Biblia Latina : Mainz, ca. 1455 : Gutenberg BibleDella trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano : 1590