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Current holders list

This is a list of the current holders of the 25 surviving Dunlap Broadside editions of the Declaration of Independence. This was the original printing of the Declaration of Independence on the evening of July 4th, 1776. The printer was John Dunlap, a patriot and Philadelphia printer, who was Congress' official printer.

  1. National Archives, Washington, DC
  2. Library of Congress, Washington, DC (two copies)
  3. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD
  4. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (two copies)
  5. Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia, PA
  6. American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA
  7. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  8. Scheide Library, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ [The Library is privately owned.]
  9. New York Public Library, New York
  10. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
  11. Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
  12. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  13. Chapin Library, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
  14. Yale University, New Haven, CT
  15. American Independence Museum, Exeter, NH
  16. Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME
  17. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  18. Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, IL
  19. City of Dallas, City Hall, Dallas, TX
  20. Declaration of Independence Road Trip [Norman Lear and David Hayden]
  21. Private collector
  22. Public Record Office, United Kingdom (two copies)
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