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The Karpeles Library is the world's largest private holding of important original manuscript documents. The archives include Literature, Science, Religion, Political History, and Art. Among the treasures are: The original draft of the Bill of Rights of the United States, The original manuscript of the sheet music for the The Wedding March," Einstein's famous formula "E=Mc2", The "Thanksgiving Proclamation" signed by George Hanson (first President under the Articles of Confederation), Roget's "Thesaurus," Webster's "Dictionary," and over one million more.

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The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums do not claim ownership over any music on this website.

Links to related websites:
The National ArchivesThe Museum of Ancient TreasuresThe Norton Art Gallery of Shreveport LouisianaThe Library of Congress The British LibraryThe Hill Monastic Manuscript Library