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  • Latest News: The Library Has A New Book

    A new book exploring the history of the card catalog, that venerated chest of small drawers that contained the known universe, has been published by the Library of Congress in association with Chronicle Books.

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October 28, 2016 - A Friendship Forged in War

Leutz Painting

On Friday October 28, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., James Monroe’s Highland and the Papers of George Washington will present “A Friendship Forged in War, A Nation Formed in Difference: George Washington and James Monroe.” The event will feature lectures from Peter Henriques, William Ferraro, and Dan Preston on Washington and Monroe as well as a concert by David and Ginger Hildebrand of The Colonial Music Institute entitled “Washington & Monroe: Music of the American Revolution and Beyond.”

A box lunch is included in the price of registration.

Admission to the event is $85. Register HERE.