Visit During the three-year modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Washingtoniana archival materials are available by appointment at the Library of Congress. Due to renovations of the … Continue reading
… at least. Assuming there are no construction project overruns. Get your last research in this week! No materials from the collection will be made available for at least several … Continue reading
Here are images from the plans that DC Public Library submitted to the Commission of Fine Arts, showing the new Washingtoniana Reading Room design. Note there is an equivalent size space on … Continue reading
MLK Library review starts at 2:52:00 (almost 3 hours into the video) 3:08:00 for Special Collections (barely a mention) NCPC approved Preliminary AND Final review.
This from the DC Public Library: “The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, at 901 G St. NW, will have a major modernization to meet the current and future needs of … Continue reading
The issue of access to Washingtoniana collections while MLK Library is undergoing renovation was raised at the Board of Trustees meeting August 17, 2016 in the public comments at the start of … Continue reading
The most effective way to try to ascertain the DC Public Library’s position on access to and support of the Washingtoniana Division would be to attend their next Board of … Continue reading
http://march.rutgers.edu/2016/08/whither-washingtoniana/ As the temporary closure of Martin Luther King Memorial Library in Washington DC for long-overdue renovation draws nigh, a huge question remains unanswered for the local history community—whither Washingtoniana? … Continue reading