This is a guest post by Michelle Krowl, a historian in the Manuscript Division, who always writes so well about her specialty, the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Researchers discover all kinds of materials in the George Brinton McClellan Papers that suit their varied research interests, and this collection is now available online through the […]
This week the Library is launching the Constitution Annotated, a website that provides online access to a massive Senate document that has served for more than a century as the official record of the U.S. Constitution.
Neil Patrick Harris helps launch the Library’s “National Book Festival Presents” series in grand fashion, drawing an overflow crowd on Sept. 11, 2019.
Bestselling crime author Laura Lippman writes, in a short essay, on the importance of empathy in her fiction, not high body counts.
The Library offers Free to Use and Reuse sets of historic photographs; this month, we feature cars.
The Library’s latest crowdsourcing project is the papers of Alan Lomax, whose legendary field recordings documented much of American folk music, most notably the blues.
A peek inside the Truman Capote’s notebooks for “In Cold Blood” that are in the Library’s collections.
Pablo Cartaya, author of the award-winning “The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora,” answers questions about his writitng in advance of an appearance at the National Book Festival on Aug. 31, 2019.
Patrick Egan is a researcher and musician from Ireland, currently at the Library of Congress on a Fulbright Tech Impact scholarship, researching Irish traditional music.
The Library of Congress 2019 National Book Festival is Aug. 31.