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A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living, head on over to the "Other Peoples' Libraries" group.

Browse, search, and augment Legacy Library data via the Legacy Libraries page.

If you'd like to join a Legacy project already underway, please use the contact information listed here, or contact jbd1.

If you'd like to start a new Legacy project, visit the Cataloging Guide and learn how to get started. Also see the Legacy Libraries page for more info. Please make sure someone hasn't already started a project for your subject before getting underway.

Questions? Comments? Additions? Contact jbd1.

Total members: 622 members

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Voltaire 69Hellenist, Thursday 2:05pmignore
Warren Zevon's Library 2varielle, Thursday 8:14amignore
JFK's Library 18benjclark, May 26ignore
French Flashmobs! 2Muscogulus, April 26ignore
Flash-mob! Catalog Graham Greene's Library 50thomson3, April 22ignore
Edward Gorey 43thomson3, April 22ignore
George Wallace 26varielle, March 29ignore
Black History Month suggestions 9LascaSartoris, March 10ignore
Black History Month Legacy Library Suggestion: James Baldwin 6Muscogulus, March 8ignore
Lou Reed 2elenchus, March 3ignore
Joan Rivers' Library 2benjclark, March 3ignore
Jane Jacobs 3benjclark, March 1ignore
Ida B. Wells 1benjclark, March 1ignore
Doris Lessing 8benjclark, February 17ignore
Sylvester Stallone 6varielle, February 17ignore
Archbishop Oscar Romero 7Muscogulus, February 14ignore
Pat Conroy 1benjclark, February 13ignore
Noam Chomsky? 2JBD1, February 6ignore
Gordon Parks (photographer) 1timspalding, February 2ignore
Anthony Burgess 1benjclark, November 2016ignore
Philip Roth 1benjclark, October 2016ignore
Thomas Becket 1PhaedraB, October 2016ignore
Other People's Books, Dead People's Books, And Boswell's Books 1moibibliomaniac, September 2016ignore
The Beagle and the H.M.S. California: Impressions 25Waldstein, September 2016ignore
Rose Wilder Lane 5chrirob, September 2016ignore
R.I.P. Tim Spalding 4bernsad, August 2016ignore
Never lend a book to a Bronte 2benjclark, August 2016ignore
Joseph E. Worcester 1moibibliomaniac, July 2016ignore
Edward Dale : Libraries of Early America? 3benjclark, July 2016ignore
Benjamin Franklin library updates 14benjclark, June 2016ignore
E. M. Forster 6knotbox, June 2016ignore
Flash-mob: Louis Armstrong 10JBD1, June 2016ignore
Black Panther Party 1968 Book List 4benjclark, April 2016ignore
Alexander Hamilton 2JBD1, April 2016ignore
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 1benjclark, April 2016ignore
The Endurance (Ernest Shackleton's 1912 trip to the Antarctic) 7benjclark, March 2016ignore
Anne Frank 1benjclark, March 2016ignore
Umberto Eco 24TLCrawford, March 2016ignore
James Baldwin 1benjclark, March 2016ignore
Rosa Parks 8JBD1, February 2016ignore
Harper Lee 2benjclark, February 2016ignore
W.E.B. Du Bois? 5Muscogulus, February 2016ignore
Composer William L. Dawson? 3Muscogulus, February 2016ignore
The Private Library: What Books Reveal About Their Readers 1benjclark, February 2016ignore
We need a post-MLK flash-mob 21timspalding, February 2016ignore
Einstein? 17timspalding, February 2016ignore
Friedrich Nietzsche 28LolaWalser, February 2016ignore
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s library -- What's interesting? 152wonderY, February 2016ignore
MLK 52timspalding, February 2016ignore
David Bowie's Top 100 14Michael.Rimmer, February 2016ignore
Velázquez 3thorold, January 2016ignore
June Flashmob 7CecilStoughton, January 2016ignore
John Dee's Library 30staffordcastle, January 2016ignore
Any Book in Hemingway's Library, $200 9benjclark, December 2015ignore
David Byrne Lending Library 7waitingtoderail, December 2015ignore
Mary Somerville 3JBD1, December 2015ignore
Updates! 33benjclark, December 2015ignore
Charles Dickens 3benjclark, November 2015ignore
Noah Webster 1benjclark, November 2015ignore
John Quincy Adams 9Muscogulus, November 2015ignore
Non-book media? 3BarkingMatt, September 2015ignore
More Marilyn Monroe 2elenchus, September 2015ignore
New York Society Library 7benjclark, September 2015ignore
Anybody up for a flash-mob? 13JBD1, August 2015ignore
Salvador Dali 11Hellenist, August 2015ignore
C. S. Lewis 97Hellenist, August 2015ignore
David Foster Wallace 8Hellenist, August 2015ignore
Maya Angelou's Library 26benjclark, August 2015ignore
Earl Warren (From Martin Luther King Jr.) 8TLCrawford, August 2015ignore
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas 27benjclark, August 2015ignore
Sarah Bernhardt 1Katya0133, July 2015ignore
MARC Import 2benjclark, June 2015ignore
W. Somerset Maugham 8Waldstein, June 2015ignore
Jacques Derrida 13benjclark, June 2015ignore
Bin Laden's Library 35Limelite, June 2015ignore
Malcolm X, or Malik al-Shabazz 2benjclark, May 2015ignore
M.F.K. Fisher 8benjclark, April 2015ignore
Queen Elizabeth I 7JBD1, April 2015ignore
Sir Richard Francis Burton 7benjclark, April 2015ignore
Isaac Newton 1benjclark, March 2015ignore
"legacy" library from an art project 6elenchus, March 2015ignore
William Morris 5rolandperkins, March 2015ignore
Henry VIII 7elenchus, February 2015ignore
Edna St. Vincent Millay's library 7benjclark, February 2015ignore
TJ's Library: Completion! 15benjclark, February 2015ignore
"Selma" and George Wallace 1Muscogulus, January 2015ignore
Robert Smithson 6parhamj, January 2015ignore
Valeriya Novodvorskaya? 20sparemethecensor, November 2014ignore
Maurice Ravel 2prosfilaes, November 2014ignore
Living people? 15eparses, November 2014ignore
Rose Macaulay 1prosfilaes, November 2014ignore
Marilyn Monroe lot numbers 38diana.n, October 2014ignore
Jack Kerouac 27JBD1, September 2014ignore
Smallish, well-cataloged library of Hawaiian folkorist 15BarkingMatt, September 2014ignore
Julia Child 20JBD1, August 2014ignore
New Sources: 'Collecting, Curating, and Researching Writers' Libraries: A Handbook' 2JBD1, August 2014ignore
The Brothers Grimm 23Hellenist, August 2014ignore
Marquis de Sade 19BarkingMatt, August 2014ignore
Ataturk's library in Ankara 10Muscogulus, August 2014ignore
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