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[Map of California shown as an island].

[Map of California shown as an island].

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Newland / Zeuner collection

Newland / Zeuner collection

William Augustine Newland (1813-1901), Philadelphia organist, choirmaster, conductor, and music teacher. Charles Zeuner (1795-1857), student of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, settled in Boston in the 1820s and became w... more

[Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre-1790 landholdings].

[Site of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in relation to pre...

Shows boundaries and names of original landholdings. Indicates "Approximate position of L. of C.--located by a later survey." "Traced from a map in 'Potomac Flats Case,' vol. VI." Lead pencil. Available also th... more

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Transcribed from item: "Los and Enitharmon Regard With Horror the Flaming Orc. Blake's Milton. 1804." Item is from the Rosenwald Collection.

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

[The Library of Congress in the U.S. Capitol Building]

[The Library of Congress in the U.S. Capitol Building]

Photograph of an engraving. Title and date from Ten First Street, Southeast: Congress Builds a Library, 1886-1897 / Helen-Anne Hilker. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1980, p. 60, no. 8.

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C

On mount: American Series. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Library

Library

Congressional Library, Washington, D.C. On mount: Stereoscopic Studies. American Scenery. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Library site : Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Library site : Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Covers site of Library of Congress Jefferson and Adams buildings and surrounding squares. "Traced from a plat map, about 1861, in Division of Maps." Lead pencil. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library o... more

Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for ...

Working drawing showing iron doors as plan, elevation, section, and detail. UNIT title devised. Deposit; Cornell University; 1937. Finding aid (unpublished): Filed by UNIT number, available in Prints and Photog... more

Sq. 730 : [Washington D.C.].

Sq. 730 : [Washington D.C.].

Cadastral map of block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 1st, A, and 2nd streets S.E., now occupied by the Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. At upper right: Exhibit B. Photostat of ms. map. Includes note and 12 si... more

U.S. Reports: Montello, The, 78 U.S. (11 Wall.) 411 (1871)

U.S. Reports: Montello, The, 78 U.S. (11 Wall.) 411 (1871)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 78; Wallace Volume 11; December Term, 1870; Montello, The

[Cadastral map of square 731, Washington D.C.].

[Cadastral map of square 731, Washington D.C.].

Covers block bounded by Pennsylvania Av., 1st, B (Independence Av.), and 2nd streets S.E., now occupied by the Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. Title devised by cataloger. At top: Exhibit "C." Photostat of m... more

[Letter, undated to Levi ]

[Letter, undated to Levi ]

J.B. [Johannes Brahms]. (statement of responsibility) Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Lev... more

[Telegram, 1871, unknown month 6, Baden to] Levy

[Telegram, 1871, unknown month 6, Baden to] Levy

Brahms. (statement of responsibility) A telegram of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fe... more

Architectural drawing for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Floor plan

Architectural drawing for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Fl...

Competition drawing showing library as plan. UNIT title devised. Library of Congress design competition proposal no. 11 (from Library of Congress Archives, Records of the Library of Congress, Buildings and Grou... more

[Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Second story showing third tier of alcoves]

[Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Second story showing ...

Competition drawing showing second story alcoves, clerks offices, and chart rooms as plan. Inscription: "Plan of second story showing third tier of alcoves" ; "Scale 1/16 in. = one foot" ; "Samuel Sloan, archit... more

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., with Carroll Row on the right]

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C....

Photograph shows Carroll Row, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Main Reading Room under construction in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building]

[Main Reading Room under construction in the Library of Congress Thoma...

Shows circular central desk and reading room desks.

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., with Carroll Row on the right]

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C....

Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect." At far right , to ... more

[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Front elevation] / A.R. Esty archt.

[Library of Congress ("Congressional Library"), Washington, D.C. Front...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: Unbuilt Washington, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2011-May 2012. Conservation control number 004069.JC.

U.S. Reports: Merrell v. Tice, 104 U.S. 557 (1882)

U.S. Reports: Merrell v. Tice, 104 U.S. 557 (1882)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 104; October Term, 1881; Merrell v. Tice

Government

Government

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing seated woman and two angels in classical garb.

Peace - prosperity

Peace - prosperity

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing partially nude woman seated on "peace - prosperity" with hands on wreaths, a... more

Anarchy

Anarchy

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing two women and one man nude or in classical garb with tools of destruction am... more

Good administration

Good administration

Semi-circular panel in 5-part mural called "Government" in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing woman seated on "good administration" holding fair scale, and a person on each side of her, ... more

Corrupt legislation

Corrupt legislation

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an un... more

Design for Jefferson Building

Design for Jefferson Building

Architectural drawing of the first story of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Key plan, First story - S159.

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Plan showing roadway and sidewalk widths]

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Plan showing roadway and sidewa...

Rendering showing site plan of library building and sidewalks, including surrounding streets to Capitol.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Printed on image: "Architect's Office, Cong. Lib. Bldg." Source unknown.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

On front: "Architect's Office, Cong. Lib. Bldg." Source unknown.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Inscriptions for stained glass. Diagrams. Working drawing]

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Inscriptions for stained glas...

Working drawing showing inscriptions of famous names and states for stained glass skylights and lantern lights in the curtains of the Thomas Jefferson building as diagrams. Signed: "Bernard R. Green, In Charge." No. 827.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Octagon south. Second story. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Octagon south. Second story. ...

Working drawing showing brickwork of second floor of south portion of octagonal reading room as plans, sections, and elevations. Signed: "Bernard R. Green, Superintendent & Engineer", "E.P.S.", "R.F. O'D., Reve... more

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Attic. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Attic. Brickwork. Plans, sect...

Working drawing showing brickwork of attic as plans, sections, and elevations. Signed: "Bernard R. Green, Superintendent & Engineer", "E.P.S.", "V.S.F.Gr." No. 395.

[Foundation construction for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, view from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.]

[Foundation construction for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson ...

Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect."

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Ironwork. Boiler room. Skylight. Details]
[Builders at work on the rusticated stone walls of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction; U.S. Capitol in the background]

[Builders at work on the rusticated stone walls of the Library of Cong...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Photographs of the construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, vol. 1, between leaves 14 and 15, left photo. No. 33.

Construction of the Northwest Court of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress

Construction of the Northwest Court of the Jefferson Building of the L...

Bird's-eye view; U.S. Capitol in background. No known restrictions on publication.

Construction of the Library of Congress, north front, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, north front, Washington, D.C....

"W.N.C." appears on photo. Duplicate of LOT 12042-1, no. 22. Gift; Paul J. Pelz Estate; September 20, 1918.

[Builders at work above the second level of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction]

[Builders at work above the second level of the Library of Congress Th...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Photographs of the construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, vol. 2, between leaves 67 and 68. No. 49.

Construction of the Library of Congress, south front, Washington, D.C., Aug. 27, 1891

Construction of the Library of Congress, south front, Washington, D.C....

No. 44 Initials [W.S.C.] appear on photo. Source unknown.

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Exterior stonework. Upper attic. Elevations and details]