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Moving Image and Recorded Sound Collections

Served through two public research centers at the Library of Congress, the film and audio collections are also processed, maintained, and stored at the Library’s Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Virginia. The guides listed below provide overviews of these diverse collections, useful information for researchers, and descriptions of select, unique collections available through the Library of Congress.


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