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Library of Congress – Digital Collections

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Today’s Library of Congress is an unparalleled world resource. The collection of more than 171 million items includes more than 40 million cataloged books and other print materials in 470 languages; more than 74 million manuscripts; the largest rare book collection in North America; and the world’s largest collection of legal materials, films, maps, sheet music and sound recordings.

– taken from the Library of Congress website

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Government and Official Records; Court and Legal Documents; Periodicals; Maps; Film; Photos, Prints, and Drawings; Manuscripts; Personal Correspondence and Writing; Audio Recordings