As of 2017-11-17, I'm still waiting for reply from the Local History and Genealogy Collection Development of the US Library of Congress, to my email on 2017-11-13:
My late mother spent many hours researching our family history in various US libraries, and made special trips to Europe to visit sites and people. Would her collection of genealogical materials be of interest to the Library? Our family is quite ordinary, with the possible exception that she is buried in a National Cemetery; my living father served in the military. I would not be offended if you answered no, but would appreciate hearing back either way.
For reference, this is the LoC page on the topic:
Anyone care to share experiences submitting genealogy materials, published or unpublished, to LoC? In particular, I'm looking for any tips or considerations, such as
- pros and cons
- original materials or copies
- via Copyright Office or direct