The National Archives Building: Temple of American History

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By Patty Reinert Mason
Foreword by Acting Archivist of the United States Adrienne Thomas

The National Archives Building: Temple of American History is an exploration of the history of the National Archives Building. The book is intended as a lay person’s guide to the National Archives Building, explaining its history, architectural features, and the symbolism of its ornate sculptures. Filled with historic photographs and architectural drawings from the Archives' holdings, as well as contemporary photographs by Carol M. Highsmith and Colin Winterbottom, the book celebrates architect John Russell Pope's masterwork and traces the history of the Archives from its inception.

126 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9758601-9-9
Dimensions – 5 ¾” (h) x 8” (w)
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