USA: Jenkins Law Library – 220th Anniversary Video – America’s First Law Library

Welcome to Jenkins Law Library! This year we’re celebrating our 220th anniversary. Jenkins was founded in 1802 in a small room in Independence Hall in Philadelphia and was initially known as the Law Library Company of the City of Philadelphia. It was formed by a group of lawyers who combined their financial resources to purchase legal books for the growing law community in the city. We hold the prestigious position as America’s first law library