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Books and personal mementos of Woodrow Wilson

The personal library of Woodrow Wilson (1854-1924) was presented to the Library of Congress by Edith Bolling Galt Wilson in 1946. Containing books associated with every period of Wilson's life, the collection includes volumes read as a child; texts used at preparatory school. college, and law school; works in the fields of economics, political science, history, and literature which Wilson acquired during his years as an educator; and hundreds of inscribed volumes that were presented to him during and after his presidency. Also preserved are over one hundred diplomas, medals, and personal mementos. The Wilson Library contains 6,792 volumes and 1,122 pamphlets and complements the presidential papers donated to the Library by Mrs. Wilson beginning in 1939.

Digitized Materials from the Woodrow Wilson Library

Woodrown Wilson's Nobel Peace Prize for 1919 Woodrown Wilson's Nobel Peace Prize for 1919. Medal and Certificate Oslo, Norway. December 10, 1920.
Medal:
Page Turner - PDF (2 MB)
Certificate:
Page Turner - PDF (1 MB)

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