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Karpeles Manuscript Library Jacksonville Museum

Dr. David Karpeles owns more than one million rare manuscripts and documents – the world’s largest collection of which he rotates around his 12 museums, all historical buildings of which carry his name. The is located in a beautiful, 1921 neoclassical white-columned building that features windows. It is a Jacksonville gem and a national treasure. Now 78, Karpeles, a trained mathematician, and wife, Marsha, are real estate magnates who understand the importance of culture. Their investment is a collaborative passion and love of the written word and what it conveys, the paper it is written on. Their efforts have resulted …

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