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1st Edition

Library Local Collections

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ISBN 9781032133669
December 15, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1939, looks at the collecting, conserving and use of the materials of local history, collected in local libraries. It examines the methods of arranging, cataloguing and displaying such materials as prints, photographs and maps, as well as official papers, manuscripts and letters.

Table of Contents

1. Our Purpose  2. What is Collected  3. The Cost and Methods of Collection  4. Arrangement and Cataloguing  5. Deeds and Manuscripts  6. Graphic Records: Paintings, Prints and Drawings  7. Photographic and Regional Survey Records  8. Maps and Plans  9. The Housing and Filing of the Collection  10. Miscellaneous: Libraries of Municipal Reference, Copies, Exploiting the Collection, Notable Catalogues, Conclusion

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W.C. Berwick Sayers