Event | Courses and Workshops Saturday Research Orientation [Manuscript Division: Washington, DC History]

Date and Location

  • When: Saturday, August 17, 2019

    10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

  • Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - Microform & Electronic Resources Center

    10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

Washington, DC History Session

Join Manuscript Reference Librarian Lara Szypszak for a focused orientation to the Washington, DC resources located in the Manuscript Reading Room. This session will help you discover materials about Washington, including architecture, prominent figures, major events, the development of the District, and more. Learn how to find materials for your research projects and how to utilize the Manuscript Reading Room’s resources in-person and remotely. The session includes general information on conducting research in the Manuscript Reading Room and time for Q&A about research strategies or steps on specific research projects. All researchers are welcome.

Please note that the maximum class size is 30 researchers unless otherwise indicated.

Individuals requiring accommodations for any of these events are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

Patrons are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to the orientation. Seating is available on a first-come basis. Registration does not guarantee entry after the orientation start time.

For more information, please visit: https://www.loc.gov/rr/main/satorient/