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Archive: December 2014 (3 Posts)

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5 Questions (ExFed Edition): Margaret “Peg” Clifton, Research Specialist

Posted by: Jennifer Harbster

Our beloved colleague and dear friend, Margaret “Peg” Clifton, a physical sciences and military science research specialist with the Library’s Science Reference Section, has retired after 31 years of service in the Federal Government. She has been a frequent contributor for Inside Adams writing about egg collecting, astronomy, Carl Sagan, time and Antarctica. Science Section …

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In with the Old…Early American Mixology Books

Posted by: Jennifer Harbster

Today’s post is written by science librarian and culinary specialist Alison Kelly. She has provided her expertise in a number of Inside Adams blog posts related to food history and cooking such as Early American Beer. New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, so this seems like a good time to raise  a glass to …

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The Library’s Shop: I Cannot Live Without Gifts

Posted by: Jennifer Harbster

The Library of Congress is an amazing and beautiful place to visit, conduct research, and work. When you walk through the doors you are engulfed in history, art, literature, architecture, and mythology. The Library of Congress shop offers visitors keepsakes and mementos from their visit, as well as themed gifts for the bibliophile and history …