1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Commission for the Construction of the Congressional Library Building.

  1. Building and Grounds Division series, Library of Congress archives, 1871-1954

    35,000 items. 202 containers plus 1 oversize. 50 linear feet. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Building and Grounds Division, Library of Congress, was the unit responsible for the planning, design, construction, general operations, and maintenance of the Congressional Library Building, later named the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, journals, procurement records, account records, employment records, reports, schedules, writings, drawings, blueprints, photographs, printed matter, and artifacts primarily document the commission, construction, and operations of the Thomas Jefferson Building, with some records pertaining to the Annex, later named the Library of Congress John Adams Building, as recorded through the activities of the Office of the Superintendent of the Library Building and Grounds.