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September 1944, Librarian of Congress Archibald MacLeish, center, joined Reference Department director David C. Mearns and Verner W. Clapp of the Acquisitions Department.

Archibald MacLeish, center, looks over Jefferson's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence

CREDIT: Librarian of Congress Archibald MacLeish, center, joined Reference Department director David C. Mearns and Verner W. Clapp of the Acquisitions Department in examining Thomas Jefferson's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence,1944. Jefferson's Legacy: A Brief History of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress.



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