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Day: June 19, 2013

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Richard Nixon's letter of resignation

Nixon’s Resignation Letter

Another great gem we dug up at the National Archives is this image of Richard Nixon’s resignation letter, initialed by Henry Kissinger at 11:35 a.m. on August 9th, 1974.

plan for the proposed National Library at Judiciary Square

Proposed National Library at Judiciary Square

Obviously, our national library is not at Judiciary Square, but before we committed to building the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill, there were some other proposals evaluated. Below are two drawings of the proposed library to be built at Judiciary Square. These drawings were from between 1875 and 1879.

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