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Books and blueprints : building America's public libraries

Author: Donald E Oehlerts
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 69.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive treatment of American library architecture, this work details the evolution of the modern public library from 1850 to the present, providing a broad, historical perspective of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oehlerts, Donald E.
Books and blueprints.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1991
(OCoLC)607753701
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Oehlerts
ISBN: 0313265704 9780313265709
OCLC Number: 23386603
Description: viii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction Public Library Buildings: 1850 to 1893 Public Library Buildings: 1894 to 1918 Carnegie Libraries Libraries of Edward L. Tilton Public Library Buildings: 1919 to 1945 Public Library Buildings: 1946 to 1989 Conclusion Appendixes Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 69.
Responsibility: Donald E. Oehlerts.

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