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Library of Congress Acquires Papers of Award-Winning Playwright Neil Simon – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 4/26/22

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The Library of Congress has acquired the manuscripts and papers of playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon, the most commercially successful American playwright of the 20th century.

The donation will be announced at a special event with actors Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, and Elaine Joyce, actor and Simon’s widow, Monday night at the Library...”


Citing the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives “Unbound” Blog, infoDOCKET reports that the iconic encyclopedia Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexicon is now available in a new digital edition thanks to a recent project by Nicholas Rougeux. “Using our (Smithsonian) images from the Internet Archive, Rougeux has transformed the static pages of a 19th-century book into an interactive resource. Users can browse across all four volumes by topic and manipulate the plates to highlight individual figures…” 


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