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Lincoln collections in the Library of Congress.

David C. Mearns

Lincoln collections in the Library of Congress.

by David C. Mearns

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLibrary of Congress.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.U63 L5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 12 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6444453M
    LC Control Number42038228

    Get this from a library! A list of Lincolniana in the Library of Congress. [George Thomas Ritchie; Library of Congress.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- An inventory of the books and pamphlets relating to Lincoln in the Library of Congress, with added references to collected works containing similar matter.   The following year, Congress purchased Jefferson’s extensive personal library (including some 6, books) for some $23,, which became the foundation of the new Library of Congress collection.

      The Library of Congress was established in , when President John Adams approved legislation that appropriated $5, to purchase “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress.   Library of Congress, the de facto national library of the United States and the largest library in the world. Its collection was growing at a rate of about two million items per year; it reached more than million items in The Library of Congress serves members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress, other government agencies, libraries throughout the country and the world, and. These books are true library quality, with ultra-high quality paper from Germany and bindings from the Netherlands, and truly represent the finest book quality typically seen in today's book world. The perpetual trust of the Library nevertheless keeps the price of these volumes at a reasonable level, with most volumes available between $24 and /5(32).

    The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, on: Washington, D.C., U.S. The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of is used by most research and academic libraries in the U.S. and several other countries. LCC should not be confused with LCCN, the system of Library of Congress Control Numbers assigned to all books (and authors), which also defines URLs of their online catalog entries. On Nov. 19, , Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Library of Congress will recognize the th anniversary of this historic speech with a one-day celebration, including work stations for a hands-on experience transcribing Lincoln documents using the Library’s new crowdsourcing tool.


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