Library with nine branches across the US, is
the world's largest private holding of important original
manuscripts & 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 description
of his "Theory of Relativity", The "Thanksgiving
Proclamation" signed by George Washington, Roget's
"Thesaurus", Webster's "Dictionary"
and over one million more.
The Karpeles Manuscript Library preserves
the largest private collection of original Manuscripts
in the world. The museum was founded in 1983 by David
Karpeles and Marsha Karpeles who created the museum
to stimulate interest in learning, especially in our
children. All of the Karpeles Manuscript Library services
The Library provides special educational
programs and lectures for schools at all levels. The
most popular of these are the Cultural Literacy Program
and the School Outreach Program. In addition, Mini-Museums
are maintained in many universities, secondary schools
and grade schools throughout the country. These are
free programs and your grade school, secondary school,
college or university may participate.
There are daily general exhibit throughout
the year and multiple special exhibitions providing
more insight into the subject of the exhibiiton.
Hours: Open daily, 7 days a week, Monday - Saturday; 10:00
am - 4 pm, Sunday; 12:00-4 pm.