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LGBTQ+ Resources in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress


The Manuscript Division is the custodian of the papers of several well-known literary figures that contain LGBTQ+ materials.

The following collection titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content, including finding aids for the collections, are included when available.

Literature: Collections of Manuscripts

The Manuscript Division holds several collections that contain materials relating to Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein, Oscar Wilde, and Walt Whitman.