This week’s Pic of the Week is a portrait of John T. Vance found inside our small conference room. The portrait was donated to the Law Library by his family. According to the note by the portrait, he was the Law Librarian of Congress from 1924 until his death in 1943. Archibald MacLeish, poet, scholar, […]
After entering our Reading Room, you will see our exhibit of legal treasures from Mexico’s past. A selection of the items on display are also incorporated on a poster. The poster was done in part to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which coincided this year with the commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Independence of […]
You’ve seen the entrance to our Reading Room in a previous Pic of the Week. This week features some of the cabinets in the Microform Reading Room, which is right off the main Reading Room. Because of the volume of materials in the Law Library, many items are in microfilm or microfiche format. The microfilm […]
When you step through our main office in room 240 of the Madison Building, you’ll be greeted by our logo behind the front desk.
Last week I did a post on the Library’s facility at Fort Meade, Maryland. All items sent to Fort Meade are placed in one of ten different sized boxes (like the one below) to protect them from dust, light, and water damage.
We’ve been thinking about new ways to show you more of the inside of the Law Library of Congress through our blog. What better way than through pictures? This kicks off the first of our new Pic of the Week series. I see this sign multiple times a day, and it always confused me as […]