Report of the Industrial Exposition of the Mechanics' Institute of the City of San Francisco

Report of the Industrial Exposition of the Mechanics' Institute of the City of San Francisco

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...Receipts............ $35,690 50 Expenditures......... 27,495 04 _ Bills Payable--Receipts............. $1,000 oo Expenditures........ 6, ooo oo Excess of expenditures........... 5,000 oo Excess of receipts over expenditures....... 52o 16 $14,387 93 Cas/1 on Hand--March 1, 1896...._... $1,221 29 Excess of receipts over expenditures....... 520 16 I GENTLEMEN: I have the honor to submit for your consideration the forty-second annual report of the work and condition of the Library for the year ending February 27th, 1897. MEMBERSHIP Number reported February 29, 1896.... 4,709 New members--Subscriptiou..........934 Life.................. _7 Honorary............ 1 942 5,651 Vi/ithdrawn and dropped.............. 1,158 Membership February 27, 1897... 4,493 Honorary............. 11 J Life................... 200 ' Subscription....'.......4,282 l Mr. Henry F. Williams, so closely identified with the early growth of the Mechanics' Institute, was made an Hon orary member in March, 1896. Two life members have died during the year--Jacob Z. Davis and Manuel Eyre. BOOKS The accessions for the year have been 3,431 volumes, dis tributed as below: Bibliography.......... 4o Philosophy............ 53 Sociology............. 351 Natural Science....... 206 Fine Arts............. 101 Fiction and Juvenile.... 1,446 Biography............ 101 History............... 1 1 2 General Periodicals.... 212 Theology............. 23 Philology............. 10 Useful Arts...... _..._ _ 462 Poetry and Drama..... 75 Literature, Essays, Let-ters.............. 124 Geography and Travel.. I 15 These were assigned: Reference department............................... 876 Circulation........................................2,555 There were Purchased......, .2,236....show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741749
  • 9781236741745