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The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress occupies three buildings on Capitol Hill. The Thomas Jefferson Building (1897) is the original separate Library of Congress building. (The Library began in 1800 inside the U.S. Capitol.) The John Adams Building was built in 1938 and the James Madison Memorial Building was completed in 1981.

An agency of the legislative branch of the U.S. government, the Library includes several internal divisions (or service units), including the Office of the Librarian, Congressional Research Service, U.S. Copyright Office, Law Library of Congress, Library Services, and the Office of Strategic Initiatives.


Manuscripts kept in the library:

Mazurka B minor op. 33 nr 4; Stichvorlage copy (Julian Fontana)
Impromptu G-flat major op. 51; Stichvorlage autograph
Presto con leggierezza in A flat major [op. posth.]; Presentation autograph

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