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Main Title: United States of America [MIV file]
Subject: Mechanics' institutes
Community libraries
United States of America (USA)
Contents: Leaving the 18th century in time for the millennium: society of mechanics sort of spiffs up [General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, New York] (article 1999). Article appearing in AAA Horizons titled 'Boston Athenaeum celebrates 200 years as independent library'. Images of postcards featuring Mechanics? Institutes. Boston?s Athenaeum magazine Nov/Dec 2004. Information pamphlet on the Natick Historical Society that includes the Museum Library. Images of the Redwood Library. BACON FREE LIBRARY: Article in The Arrow vol.28, no.2 regarding the 125th anniversary of the Bacon Free Library. Images and photos of the interior and exterior of the building. LENOX ATHENAEUM: Brief history and general information. Images of the interior and exterior. Summer music program 2005. PROVIDENCE ATHENAEUM: Brief history and images of the Athenaeum. Pamphlet about the Athenaeum. Gift card. General information. Summer 2005 newsletter. SAN FRANCISCO MECHANICS? INSTITUTE: Gift card. Short history and membership form. Excerpt from 'Literary Institutes in America' p216-7 including a section of the Franklin Institute of Pensylvania. NEW YORK: Excerpt from 'Library classification and numbering system' p1-21 for the General Society of Mechanics' and Tradesmen. Annual report for 1886 p40-57 including membership register from 1/1/1886. WADSWORTH: Website printout of exhibitions and programs to 26/8/2004. SAN FRANCISCO: Membership form. Bookmark. PORTSMOUTH: History brochure. Friend of the Portsmouth Athenaeum form. PROVIDENCE: History brochure and donation form. BOSTON: History brochure and membership form. NEW YORK: History brochure and donation form. Bookmarks. Membership forms. New book arrivals for September/ October 2003..
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MIRC Library Computers USA Available Not for loan