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Legacy Libraries

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 on the Legacy profile, 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.

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Message Board 21JBD1, May 4ignore
Clive James 2benjclark, April 24ignore
Charles Dickens 4benjclark, March 4ignore
John Cage, composer 6benjclark, February 11ignore
Djuna Barnes and Katherine Anne Porter 7benjclark, January 31ignore
Suggested legacy library: Kobe Bryant 3lilithcat, January 30ignore
Suggested Library: Sidney Lanier, poet laureate 7Muscogulus, January 23ignore
Philip Roth 5ironjaw, January 21ignore
Edith Wharton 2benjclark, January 16ignore
new suggestion - Milton H. Erickson 3benjclark, January 13ignore
Nipsey Hussle 3LascaSartoris, January 9ignore
A book owned by Shakespeare? 13benjclark, October 2019ignore
Suggested library: Bob Dylan 3sallypursell, September 2019ignore
name suggestions--Jane Austen 2benjclark, September 2019ignore
name suggestion: Dorothy Sayers 6JBD1, September 2019ignore
Suggested library: Arthur C Clarke 2MarthaJeanne, September 2019ignore
Suggested Library: Isaac Asimov 1sallypursell, September 2019ignore
Suggested library: Dylan Thomas 1sallypursell, September 2019ignore
Suggested library: Dorothy Parker 1sallypursell, September 2019ignore
Herman Melville 9benjclark, August 2019ignore
Jane Austen's Library 2lilithcat, July 2019ignore
The Endurance (Ernest Shackleton's 1912 trip to the Antarctic) 11Kuiperdolin, June 2019ignore
More Marilyn Monroe 3benjclark, June 2019ignore
The Modern Famous Japanese Personal library 1Taisuke-Yokota, May 2019ignore
Hernando Col√≥n 8elenchus, April 2019ignore
Friedrich Nietzsche 40rolandperkins, April 2019ignore
Mark Twain's Library 1Crypto-Willobie, April 2019ignore
Karl Lagerfeld 1benjclark, March 2019ignore
Black History Month suggestions 20Dilara86, February 2019ignore
Erasmus 8BuiltByBooks, February 2019ignore
Error in library 1MarthaJeanne, February 2019ignore
John Ashbery 1benjclark, January 2019ignore
George and Ira Gershwin 1benjclark, January 2019ignore
Thomas Mann personal library repatriation 30thorold, December 2018ignore
Elvis Presley 1benjclark, November 2018ignore
Edward Gorey 44benjclark, November 2018ignore
Robin Williams 8Lyndatrue, September 2018ignore
Lovecraft's Library 9JBD1, September 2018ignore
Oliver Sacks 1benjclark, August 2018ignore
Space Station collection 64benjclark, August 2018ignore
Jim Morrison 5benjclark, August 2018ignore
John Lennon's favorite books 5HShannon, August 2018ignore
The 10 August Surprise 7elenchus, August 2018ignore
J.R.R. Tolkien 3lilithcat, July 2018ignore
Beatus Rhenanus (early modern humanist) 1benjclark, July 2018ignore
Elsing Green 5elenchus, July 2018ignore
Richard Adams 7roomsofbooks, July 2018ignore
George Washington 8benjclark, July 2018ignore
Scott Expedition Library 2benjclark, June 2018ignore
Vatican Secret Archives 1pjfarm, June 2018ignore
The Library of the American Lexicographer Joseph E. Worcester 3benjclark, May 2018ignore
Isaac Newton 3benjclark, May 2018ignore
Leonard Bernstein 1kristilabrie, April 2018ignore
Susan Sontag 7timspalding, April 2018ignore
Marianne Moore 3JBD1, March 2018ignore
Grace Kelly 3amandafrench, March 2018ignore
Sylvia Plath 2JBD1, March 2018ignore
International Space Station Russian collection! 12benjclark, March 2018ignore
Blackbeard 3JBD1, January 2018ignore
David Bowie's Top 100 17varielle, December 2017ignore
Vincent van Goh 5Caroline_McElwee, December 2017ignore
New Sources: 'Collecting, Curating, and Researching Writers' Libraries: A Handbook' 3Crypto-Willobie, November 2017ignore
James Franco 4benjclark, October 2017ignore
Vivien Leigh 5darryldenicola, September 2017ignore
Black Panther Party 1968 Book List 5Muscogulus, September 2017ignore
Flashmob: George Danton 5Muscogulus, August 2017ignore
Octavia Butler 2lesmel, July 2017ignore
Jefferson active again? 14benjclark, July 2017ignore
Voltaire 69BuiltByBooks, June 2017ignore
Warren Zevon's Library 2varielle, June 2017ignore
JFK's Library 18benjclark, May 2017ignore
French Flashmobs! 2Muscogulus, April 2017ignore
Flash-mob! Catalog Graham Greene's Library 50thomson3, April 2017ignore
George Wallace 26varielle, March 2017ignore
Black History Month Legacy Library Suggestion: James Baldwin 6Muscogulus, March 2017ignore
Lou Reed 2elenchus, March 2017ignore
Joan Rivers' Library 2benjclark, March 2017ignore
Jane Jacobs 3benjclark, March 2017ignore
Ida B. Wells 1benjclark, March 2017ignore
Doris Lessing 8benjclark, February 2017ignore
Sylvester Stallone 6varielle, February 2017ignore
Archbishop Oscar Romero 7Muscogulus, February 2017ignore
Pat Conroy 1benjclark, February 2017ignore
Noam Chomsky? 2JBD1, February 2017ignore
Gordon Parks (photographer) 1timspalding, February 2017ignore
Anthony Burgess 1benjclark, November 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
Alexander Hamilton 2JBD1, April 2016ignore
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 1benjclark, April 2016ignore
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