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Public libraries in the United States of America; their history, condition, and management. Special report, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education. Part I

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United States. Bureau of Education
Public libraries in the United States of America; their history, condition, and management. Special report, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education. Part I
Govt. Print. Off., 1876
xxxv, 1187 p. illus., tables. 25 cm.

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Contents

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[Half-title] Public libraries in the United States of America, their history, condition, and management special report

[Title page] Public libraries in the United States of America, their history, condition, and management, special report, p. [i]

Errata, p. [ii]

[Contents] Table of contents, pp. [iii]-iv

[Contents] List of illustrations, pp. [v] ff.

Letter, Eaton, John pp. [vii]-ix ff.

Introduction, pp. [xi]-xxxv ff.

Chapter I. Public libraries a hundred years ago, Scudder, Horace E. pp. 1-37

Chapter II. School and asylum libraries, pp. 38-59

Chapter III. College libraries, pp. 60-126

Chapter IV. Theological libraries in the United States, Sumner, John S. pp. 127-160

Chapter V. Law libraries, Griswold, Stephen B. pp. [161]-170

Chapter VI. Medical libraries in the United States, Billings, J. S. pp. [171]-182

Chapter VII. Scientific libraries in the United States, Gill, Theodore pp. 183-217

Chapter VIII. Libraries in prisons and reformatories, pp. 218-229

Chapter IX. Professorships of books and reading, Perkins, F. B.; Mathews, William pp. 230-251

Chapter X. Libraries of the general government, pp. 252-278

Chapter XI. Copyright, distribution, exchanges and duties, pp. 279-291

Chapter XII. State and territorial libraries, Homes, Henry A. pp. 292-311

Chapter XIII. Historical societies in the United States, Homes, Henry A.; Fletcher, W. I. pp. 312-377

Chapter XIV. Young men's mercantile libraries, Perkins, F. B. pp. 378-385

Chapter XV. Young men's Christian associations, Brainerd, Cephas pp. 386-388

Chapter XVI. Free libraries, Quincy, J. P. pp. 389-402

Chapter XVII. Public libraries in manufacturing communities, Fletcher, W. I. pp. 403-411

Chapter XVIII. Public libraries and the young, Fletcher, W. I. pp. 412-418

Chapter XIX. How to make town libraries successful, Perkins, F. B. pp. 419-430

Chapter XX. Reading in popular libraries, Winsor, Justin pp. 431-433

Chapter XXI. Art museums and their connection with public libraries, Frieze, H. S. pp. 434-444

Chapter XXII. Free town libraries, pp. 445-459

Chapter XXIII. Free reading rooms, Todd, W. C. pp. 460-464

Chapter XXIV. Library buildings, Winsor, Justin pp. 465-475

Chapter XXV. The organization and management of public libraries, Poole, William F. pp. 476-504

Chapter XXVI. College library administration, Robinson, Otis H. pp. 505-525

Chapter XXVII. Library catalogues, Cutter, C. A. pp. 526-622

Chapter XXVIII. Catalogues and cataloguing, Dewey, Melvil, et al. pp. 623-662

Chapter XXIX. On indexing periodical and miscellaneous literature, Robinson, Otis H. pp. 663-672

Chapter XXX. Binding and preservation, Spoffard, A. R. pp. [673]-678

Chapter XXXI. Periodical literature and society publications, Spoffard, A. R. pp. 679-685

Chapter XXXII. Works of reference for libraries, Spoffard, A. R. pp. 686-710

Chapter XXXIII. Library memoranda, Winsor, Justin pp. 711-714

Chapter XXXIV. Titles of books, Robinson, Otis H. pp. 715-726

Chapter XXXV. Book indexes, Perkins, F. B. pp. 727-732

Chapter XXXVI. Library bibliography, Spoffard, A. R. pp. 733-744

Chapter XXXVII. Library reports and statistics, pp. 745-836

Chapter XXXVIII. Public libraries of ten principal cities, pp. 837-1009

Chapter XXXIX. General statistics of all public libraries in the United States, pp. 1010-1174

Index, pp. [1175]-1187 ff.

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