Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Santa Barbara

Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Santa Barbara

The Karpeles Manuscript Library is the world’s largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents.

The library was founded in 1983 by California real estate magnates, David and Marsha Karpeles, with the goal of stimulating interest in learning, especially in children. All of the Karpeles Manuscript Library services are free.

To make the documents more accessible, there are ten Karpeles museums across the US. Items are rotated between museums quarterly and each of the museums present a daily general exhibit and one or more special scheduled exhibits throughout the year. In addition, Karpeles is aggressively expanding the content of its website. Each of the libraries is located in an historic building.
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Sight Name: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
Sight Location: Santa Barbara, USA (See walking tours in Santa Barbara)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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