2022 is the Frederick Law Olmsted Bicentennial Year, with Explorations of the Olmsted Legacy Taking Place across the Country

The year 2022 marks the bicentennial of the birth of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). With this in mind, historian Barbara Bair discusses the By the People crowdsourcing transcription project featuring the Subject File in the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers and the Library’s upcoming plans to celebrate Olmsted and his contributions to American life.

New Collections and Highlights from 2021

As the year draws to a close, it seems like a good time to look back and highlight some of the political, social, cultural, military, and scientific manuscript collections and resource guides that the Manuscript Division has recently made available for researchers to explore. We’re already hard at work acquiring, arranging, and describing the historical […]