The letters of Julia Sand to President Chester A. Arthur have been digitized and are now online.
The papers of U.S. Presidents Andrew Johnson, Chester Alan Arthur and William McKinley are now available online through the Library of Congress.
This is a guest post by Julie Miller, a historian in the Library’s Manuscript Division. For both George Washington and King George III of England, the summer of 1788 began a year shaped by illness and worry. Even though the sources of their troubles differed, each George had reason to look anxiously across the Atlantic. […]
Love letters dot the Library of Congress’s collections — centuries of devotion, passion, longing, regret and heartbreak put down on paper.
The Library of Congress’s Free to Use and Reuse set of copyright-free photographs and prints features eyeglasses this month.
Thomas Jefferson, future president, designed a macaroni-making machine, one of his many inventions drawn and described in his papers at the Library of Congress.
A conservator at the Library believes she has identified John Wood, an almost forgotten government photographer, as the man who took an iconic image of the first Lincoln inauguration.
Alan Gephardt is a ranger at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site of the U.S. National Park Service in Mentor, Ohio. Here, he writes about what his job entails.
An interview with author Louis Bayard, who will be speaking and signing books at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
The letters, diaries, speeches and other personal papers of President James A. Garfield are now online at the Library of Congress.