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Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Porter Hall & North Hall


The Karpeles Library is the world's largest private holding of important original manuscripts and documents. The archives include Literature, Science, Religion, History and Art. Among the treasures are the original draft of the Bill of Rights of the United States, the original manuscript of "The Wedding March", Einstein's famous formula "E=Mc2", the " Thanksgiving Proclamation" signed by George Hanson (first President under the Articles of Confederation), Roget's Thesaurus, Webster's Dictionary, and more than one million more.


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