Discover the Karpeles Manuscript Library Collection
Karpeles Manuscript Library holds the world’s largest collection of original historical manuscripts from all periods in world history.
The collection of more than a million historical documents in the categories of literature, science, religion, political history, exploration, music and art rotates between all its museums across the United States. In addition, reproductions can be found in its mobile exhibits in schools, libraries and private businesses.
Here are some examples of manuscripts that can be found in our expansive collection.
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