DC Public Library's Special Collections

DC Public Library's Special Collections

Archives Available by Appointment at the Library of Congress

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, D.C.'s central library, is closed for a three-year major modernization. The DC Community Archives and other archival collections are now available by appointment at the Library of Congress.

Washingtoniana Reference and Photo services at the Historical Society are temporarily suspended due to renovations of the Carnegie Library. Services will resume Tuesday, September 19th at the Newseum at 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW. 

Please see the Special Collections Interim Access & Services page for more information.

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