This blog introduces a faithful copy of the Mu family ancestors’ portraits from the first to the thirty-third generation in accordance with style of the original illustrations.
Librarian-in-Residence in the Hispanic Division reflects on her experiences at the Library of Congress.
Luisa Capetillo was a Puerto Rican feminist, advocate for worker’s rights, unión activitist, and writer who believed in the power of education to advance the rights of women and workers.
(The following is a post by David B. Morris, German Area Specialist, European Division) The Berlin Wall came down on the evening of November 9, 1989, during a hastily arranged international press conference in East Berlin. Günter Schabowski, an official in East Germany’s ruling Socialist Unity Party, ambled to the podium clutching some papers. Neither […]
The Library of Congress has several manuscripts of one of the best-known and most influential works of Muslim cosmology, Qazwini’s famous “‘Aja’ib al-Makhluqat wa-Ghara’ib al-Mawjudat” (Marvels of Creation and Rarities of Existence).
The “Doctrina Christiana,” dated to 1593, is one of the first books produced in the European tradition in the Philippines. The only known extant copy may be found in the Rare Book & Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.
This blog introduces the Thai and Lao manuscripts found in the Southeast Asian rare book collection in the Asian Division at the Library of Congress.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a discussion of Spanish explorations and explorers during discovery and conflict.
The Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress celebrates the release of 50 literary recordings featuring writers and poets during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Teaching French in the early days of the United States of America.