Library of Congress

The Library of Congress contains 32 million cataloged books and other print materials in 470 languages

The collections of the Library of Congress include more than 32 million cataloged books and other print materials in 470 languages; more than 61 million manuscripts; the largest rare book collection in North America, including the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, a Gutenberg Bible (one of only three perfect vellum copies known to […]

Huntington Junior College

Huntington Junior College occupies a former Carnegie library building

Huntington Junior College is a private for-profit two-year post-secondary institution in the city of Huntington in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Huntington Junior College was founded in 1936, and its campus is currently located in the former Cabell County Public Library building. The college offers eight associate’s degree programs and three diploma programs in […]

Yale has rare book and manuscript library with windows of translucent

Yale has rare book and manuscript library with windows of translucent

Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) was a 1963 gift of the Beinecke family. The building was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Gordon Bunshaft of the firm of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, and is the largest building in the world reserved exclusively for the preservation of rare books and manuscripts. It is located at 121 Wall Street […]