Freedom's Fortress

Related Resources


Donaldson, Scott. In collaboration with R. H. Winnick. Archibald MacLeish: An American Life. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.

Library of Congress. Librarians of Congress, 1802-1974. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977.

___________. Luther Harris Evans, 1902-1981, A Memorial Tribute to the Tenth Librarian of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1982.

Salamanca, Lucy. Fortress of Freedom: The Story of the Library of Congress. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1942.

Related Manuscript Collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division

Papers of Verner W. Clapp, 1901-1973

Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1846-1966 (bulk 1907-1966)

Papers of Archibald MacLeish, 1907-1981 (bulk 1925-1970)
Finding aid

Papers of David C. Mearns, 1918-1979

Sound Recordings

The Archibald MacLeish Era at the Library of Congress, 1939-1944: A Panel Discussion Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of his Librarianship.
Audio cassettes recorded October 2, 1979, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress.

NBC News Broadcast Mentioning President Truman’s Appointment of Luther Evans as Librarian of Congress.
Sound disc recorded around June 18, 1945 and broadcast over the NBC radio network.

Related American Memory sites

After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor

An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943

Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years