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For students of cultural and intellectual history, these documents detailing the history of the Library of Congress yield a unique perspective on the evolution of American scholarship and provide valuable insights into the emergence of the library as the hub of a national library network. This microfiche collection and companion printed guide allow convenient, thorough examination of 40,000 pages of the most significant published and unpublished documents from the library's history. Among the varied sources for study are: biographies of each librarian of Congress, all of the library's annual reports through 1985, and documents showing the evolution of the library's professional services.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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The Price to Purchase Your Own Freedom from Slavery

Resources to explore the limitations of freedom for “free” African-Americans before slavery was abolished.

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Explore Research and Funding Opportunities in Women’s Studies

Resources for students and researchers in this eclectic, evolving interdisciplinary field.

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