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   American Treasures [top]
Thomas Jefferson, whose personal library became the core of the Library of Congress, arranged his books into three types of knowledge, corresponding to three faculties of the mind: Memory (History), Reason (Philosophy), and Imagination (Fine Arts).
   Meeting of Frontiers
Recently announced by the Library of Congress (LOC), this bilingual (Russian and English) site explores "the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
   Abraham Lincoln Papers
The complete collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series. This release, which includes 2,200 annotated documents (about 6,500 images), comprises series one and contains correspondence dated from March 1829 through June 1864 that was originally gathered by Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's son.
   Thomas Jefferson
The online preview of the Jefferson exhibition examines Jefferson's intellectual development, using his own writings, supplemented by all manner of related items from the Library's collections. A draft fragment of the Declaration of Independence, letters Jefferson wrote, and his drawing of his own gravestone and epitaph are accompanied by images such as (his father) Peter Jefferson's 1755 Map of Virginia and an oil painting, "Congress Voting the Declaration of Independence."
   America's Story From America's Library
makes history fun, presenting content in broad thematic areas: Meet Amazing Americans, Jump Back in Time, Explore the States, Join America at Play, and See, Hear and Sing.
   SONIC - Sound ONline Inventory and Catalog
access to the records of the largest publicly available audio collection in the world. SONIC contains approximately 350,000 entries, representing over 25 percent of the Library's sound recording holdings.

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