The Library’s blogosphere kept things cool in the July heat with a variety of posts representing the wealth and breadth of the institution’s collections and initiatives. Here are just a few selections.
In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog
Robin Rausch talks about musical adaptations of Lew Wallace’s well-known book.
Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business
D.C. goes wild over the “corpse flower.”
In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress
A debate in early 19th century Congress leads to a tragic end.
The Signal: Digital Preservation
Bill Lefurgy offers advice on making digital archiving easier for today’s society.
Teaching with the Library of Congress
The blog looks back on a post about Washington’s 1776 crossing of the Delaware River.
Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos
Jeff Bridgers beats the July heat by looking at some photochroms in P&P’s collections.
From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress
Rob Casper talks about Natasha Trethewey’s first year as Poet Laureate.