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Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division

Overview
Works: 21 works in 32 publications in 2 languages and 2,120 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Sources  Art  Conference proceedings  Portraits  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Other
Classifications: Z997.R817, 026.00074753
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Most widely held works by Library of Congress
Vision of a collector : the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The North American Indian portfolios from the Library of Congress : Bodmer--Catlin--McKenney & Hall ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 96 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American time capsule three centuries of broadsides and other printed ephemera ( )
in English and held by 44 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
Sheet music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana ( )
in English and held by 32 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
The capital and the bay narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay region, ca. 1600-1925 ( )
in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents books that capture the Washington, D.C. area and Chesapeake Bay region in words and pictures. Depicts the region as it developed between the onset of European settlement and the first quarter of the twentieth century. Selected from the Library of Congress's general collections and its Rare Book and Special Collections Division, the collection offers first-person narratives, early histories, historical biographies, promotional brochures, and books of photographs
The capital and the bay narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay region, ca. 1600-1925 by Library of Congress( )
in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Web site comprises 139 books selected from the Library of Congress's General Collections and two books from its Rare Book and Special Collections Division. The collection includes first-person narratives, early histories, historical biographies, promotional brochures, and books of photographs that capture in words and pictures a distinctive region as it developed between the onset of European settlement and the first quarter of the twentieth century
Vision of a collector : the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress : [prospectus] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The North American Indian portfolios from the Library of Congress : Bodmer--Catlin--McKenney & Hall ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African American perspectives pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray collection, 1818-1907 ( )
in English and held by 2 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."
Seven perspectives on the woodcut ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection archive ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Records of the collection of illustrated books acquired by Lessing J. Rosenwald and now held by the Library of Congress. Correspondence, Subject File, speeches and writing, printed ephemera, and miscellany related to the rare book collection and its creator, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Contains records of the Library of Congress's custodianship of the collection, administrative and legal documents, planning material for related exhibits and publications, and research files
The Rosenwald symposium on the illustrated book honoring Lessing J. Rosenwald (1891-1979) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents selections from two collections at the Library of Congress that illuminate the life of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the 16th president of the United States. Notes that the Emancipation Proclamation draft and accompanying documents are from the Robert Todd Lincoln Family Papers housed in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress and that the selection of prints and broadsides are about Lincoln's assassination are from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection in the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division
Slaves and the courts, 1740-1860 ( )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Created by the Library of Congress, this Web site contains a searchable database of over a hundred pamphlets and books that discuss the troubling experiences of African and African-American slaves in the American colonies (published between 1772 and 1889). Visitors can find out about some of the significant names in these documents and search keyword or browse by subject and author
 
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