Princeton University Library; American Library Association Visit, June 29, 1916

Princeton University Library; American Library Association Visit, June 29, 1916

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...consisting of several hundred books, autographed portraits, paintings, etc., from the library of the late Laurence Hutton, A.M. This collection was left by Mr. Hutton to trustees to be put in some safe place for a permanent memorial and was presented by them to the University. Location: exhibition room. The Meirs Collection of Cruikshankiana, deposited in the UniversityLibrary by Richard W. Meirs, '88. This consists of 794 volumes of Cruikshankiana, with 621 broadsides, original water color drawings, oil paintings, autograph letters, etc. The editions are unusually choice as to condition; the unique drawings and manuscripts numerous and of historical importance. Location: exhibition room. Seminary and Other Special Libraries. Certain rooms in the Pyne Library building are available for the use of the seminaries, organized under the rules of the Faculty for "the development among our higher students of independent scholarly ability by extensive advanced study and training in the methods of original research." Several rooms have been assigned and provided with special libraries, partly by loan from the main collection, but chiefly by special endowment and purchase. The following have been established: The Philosophical Seminary. Founded by Mrs. C. B. Alexander (ethics), and by the Class of 1882 (logic and metaphysics). 1,962 volumes; 1,526 theses. Location: southeast corner, first floor. The Economip Seminary. Founded by the Class of 1888. 3,980 volumes, and the Pliny Fisk Statistical Library. Location: southeast corner, first floor, and fifth floor. (See "The Pliny Fisk Statistical Library," under "Special Collections.") Tn/p Political Seminary. Founded by various alumni and friends. 870 volumes. Location: more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678474X
  • 9781236784742