Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum North Hall
- 220 North St
- Buffalo, NY 14201
- (716) 885-1986
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The Karpeles Manuscript Library is the world's largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents. The library was founded in 1983 by California real estate magnates, David and Marsha Karpeles, with the goal of stimulating interest in learning. Buffalo is the only city with two museums. There are now 10 museums in 9 cities across the United States.