The library’s special collections include rare books, manuscripts, documents, and maps related to George Washington, his life, military career, presidency, and activities at Mount Vernon, as well as materials related to Martha Washington, and other family members.
The archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association are an important collection in understanding the history and development of historical preservation.
View the library’s electronic resources, including online resources to assist in researching George Washington, the colonial era, the American Revolution, slavery, the Early Republic, and material culture.
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Learn more about George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of Congress