The Resource Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building

Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building

Label
Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building, 1915-1921
Title
Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building
Inclusive dates
1915-1921
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains photographs and papers of public libraries collected by Henry R. McIlwaine and Wyndham R. Meredith in preparation for the proposed new state library building. Includes a report of Meredith and McIlwaine in 1920 regarding their visits to the Carnegie Institute and Library of Pittsburgh, the Indianapolis Public Library, the Chicago Public Library, Newberry Library, John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan Library in Detroit, the Detroit Public Library, Cleveland Public Library, New York Public Library, and the Connecticut State Library. In addition, there are questionnaires completed by various public libraries regarding the cost of building the library, number of volumes, number of reading rooms, etc. These questionnaires were sent to Harris Hart, Superintendent of Public Instruction. Lastly, there are photographs of various public libraries and buildings including Victory Hall in New York City, the Connecticut State Library, and unidentified buildings
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Library of Virginia. (Search Library of Virginia as author).
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building
Note
These records are part of the Library of Virginia record group (RG# 35)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Photographs and papers regarding proposed new state library building, 1915-1921.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001642144
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (1 box)

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