Symposium Celebrates Washingtoniana Collection

October 16, 2013

Small Symposium

It all started with a small manuscript. Albert H. Small was walking through the streets of New York waiting for his fiancée to finish work. He strolled past several store windows before poking his head into a book dealer’s shop. It was his first time browsing through old books, but one caught his interest—“just a little thing,” he described. It was a manuscript detailing the way Washington, D.C., was laid out, which he promptly purchased.

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