Report Volume 89

Report Volume 89

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...O. Wash. 1900-2-331 This set has been pronounced the most notable document ever published by our government. It treats of capital and labor and the many social topics resulting from their interrelations. It is a pity that the edition was so soon exhausted. The set is very hard to get, the Superintendent of Documents having none for distribution and the quota with congressmen having been distributed long ago. The volumes occur in the congressional set as serial no. 3990-92, 4168-69, 4338--49. U. S.--Insular Affairs, Bureau of. Pronouncing Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary of the Philippine Islands, with maps, charts and illustrations. 933p. O. Wash. 1902. (Serial no. 424a) 919-I4 Sold in cloth binding for $2.10 by the Superintendent of Documents. DUPLICATION Possibility of getting nine copies. One evil in the distribution of government documents is the wasteful duplication likely to occur. It is quite possible for a library to obtain as many as nine copies of a single document without any of the various donors becoming aware of the duplication. The operation would be as follows: one from the bureau issuing the document, one from the department to which the bureau is subordinate, one from the representative of your district and one from each senator of your state (with a second copy from each of the three by asking for it by document number instead of title), one from the Superintendent of Documents. Need of central distributing ofi"1ce. Suggestions as to remedies for this waste and for the consolidation of agencies for document distribution are given in the Seventh Annual Report of the Superintendent of Documents, p. '8--12. This brief review of the distribution of government documents reveals very clearly the chief fault in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688261X
  • 9781236882615