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German collections of the Library of Congress

Margrit B. Krewson

German collections of the Library of Congress

chronological development

by Margrit B. Krewson

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Published by The Library in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library of Congress,
  • German literature -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargrit B. Krewson
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[17] p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14924733M


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The Library of Congress has the largest collection of German-language titles of any country outside of the German-speaking world. The Library's general collections are especially strong in recent German scholarship (present), including German history, literature and literary criticism, politics and government, intellectual life and the arts.

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The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United Skip to main content First German book. Feb 4, 02/ Feb 4, by Bloomfield, Leonard, View a Tag Cloud for the Library of Congress collection of digitized text materials in the Internet Archive.

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Collection Abdul-Hamid II Collection of Books and Serials Gifted to the Library of Congress In Sultan Abdul-Hamid II gifted the Library of Congress with a collection of Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Arabic works that he had richly embossed with this inscription in English, French and Ottoman.

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The Main Reading Room in the Thomas Jefferson Building is the principal reference and book service point for the Library's general collections. The general collections include books, pamphlets, and bound (non-current) periodicals in all languages except some that use non-roman alphabets (e.g., Chinese, Arabic) and in all areas of the classification scheme except.

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by Herbert Small; with essays on the. Library - Library - Library of Congress: The U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., is probably the largest national library, and its collection of modern books is particularly extensive.

It was founded in but lost many books by fire during a bombardment of the Capitol by British troops in The Library of Congress is the research library of the United States Congress and the de facto national library of the United States of America.

It has a large rare books collection. The library. According to the library website, it was established in and is oldest federal cultural institution in the USA.

To rebuild the library’s collection, Congress, on Januapproved the purchase of former president Thomas Jefferson ’s personal library of 6, books for $23, On Christmas Eveanother fire destroyed two-thirds of the collection.

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The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some readers.

The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, holding approximately million items (exact estimates are impossible because they add something on the order of 10, items a day to. The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Thomas Mann was appointed Consultant in Germanic Languages and Literatures at the Library of Congress, which has one of the largest German collections in the world. Part of his responsibilities was to present an annual lecture at the Library of Congress.

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Library, traditionally, collection of books used for reading or study, or the building or room in which such a collection is word derives from the Latin liber, “book,” whereas a Latinized Greek word, bibliotheca, is the origin of the word for library in German, Russian, and the Romance languages.

From their historical beginnings as places to keep the business, legal, historical. Collection of Incunabula for The Library of Congress ELIZABETH SNAPP The Vollbehr collection of incunabula was already well-known in the United States when Otto H.

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We are excited to share that anyone anywhere can now access a growing online collection of contemporary open access eBooks from the Library of Congress website. The main reading room at the Library of Congress. (Photo credit: Sean Pavone / ) The world’s largest collection of literature is expanding into e-books.

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