Histories of the Library of Congress

  title={Histories of the Library of Congress},
  author={Jane Aikin},
  journal={Libraries \& the Cultural Record},
  pages={24 - 5}
  • J. Aikin
  • Published 27 January 2010
  • History
  • Libraries & the Cultural Record
Much has been written about the Library of Congress (LC), but relatively little of it consists of the scholarly historical appraisals that are the primary focus here. The emphasis is on book-length treatments and significant articles; with limited space, it is impossible to even reference the numerous theses, memoirs, articles, guides, pictorial works, and ex hibition catalogs as well as most of the descriptions of individual collec tions and individuals. A great deal of writing about the… 
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