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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Southeast Asia to Washington, DC – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

I am often asked how the Law Library acquires so much foreign material.  While we have DC-based staff members who work with foreign book dealers and publishers, the Library of Congress also has six overseas offices which acquire, catalog, and preserve library materials from countries where it has been more difficult to obtain such items …