The Kislak Collection represents a lifetime of collecting informed by passion and intellect.

 -- James H. Billington, The Librarian of Congress

News Release

To celebrate the donation of the Jay I. Kislak Collection, the Library of Congress presents an exhibition featuring fifty highlights from the more than 4,000 rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts.

This exhibition was made possible by the generous support of Jay and Jean Kislak and the Kislak Foundation.