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View Resource Private Passions, Public Legacy: Paul Mellon's Personal Library at the University of Virginia

In May 2000, the University of Virginia Library received 447 rare books, manuscripts, and maps from the estate of Paul Mellon, well-known philanthropist but also an enthusiastic (and well-heeled) collector of books, especially Americana and original documents of American history. The Library has created the first full-scale public exhibition of these works and created a companion Website to...

https://explore.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/show/mellon