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George Barrell Emerson



  • Existence: 1789-1881

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George Barrell Emerson Correspondence

 Collection — MS f Am. 142
Call Number: MS f Am. 142
Scope and Contents This collection contains ninteeen letters written to George Barrell Emerson in 1847 in response to a circular letter sent to schools in Boston, inquiring about the state of their libraries.  The responses indicate whether the school presently has a library, whether the library in question has its own shelf space or is contained in a separate room, the cost of books currently held by the school, the desirability of a library for the exclusive use of teachers, the type of books owned by the...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1847