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Report of the trustees of the Public library of the city of Boston, July 1852.

Boston Public Library

Report of the trustees of the Public library of the city of Boston, July 1852.

by Boston Public Library

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Published by J. H. Eastburn, printer in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boston Public Library,
  • Public libraries -- Aims and objectives

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCity document ;, no. 37
    ContributionsSamuel Gardner Drake Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733 .B75 1852
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6999477M
    LC Control Number08023250

    THE CITY OF BOSTON the community, the City will, within a short period, possessthe largest and most valuable Municipal Library in thecountry. The report of the Joint Standing Committeeon the Public Library, received in the Council Jan-uary 1, , alluded to the progress that had beenmade, acknowledged the gifts of Mr. Everett, andothers Views: Hand-book for readers in the Boston public library, Contributor Names Boston Public Library. Whitney, James Lyman, [from old catalog] Created / Published Boston, The Trustees, Subject Headings.

      essential agency for the education of the citizenry of a democracy (‘Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston’ ). In the Boston Public Library opened its doors. It was not the first public library in the USA, but it was the first free tax-funded public library of more than local significance in that.   The second came when the Boston Public Library—“the first publicly supported, free municipal library in the United States, and the first to allow the borrowing of books and materials“—opened its doors in The library’s trustees consider it “of the utmost importance as the means of completing our system of public education”.

    TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CITY OF BOSTON Pamela R. Carver, Clerk of the Board 1 Meeting of the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee Tuesday, Septem , a.m. Central Library, Kirstein Business Library-Exchange MINUTES A meeting of the Boston Public Library Trustees Finance and Audit Committee was held on Tuesday. Originally bound with Account of drafts on the Boston City Treasury, 28 April March and Estimates of appropriations for the Overseers of the Poor, 1 May April Copies of letters and documents including newspaper clippings have been tipped into the volume.


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(Boston: J.H. Eastburn, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Boston Public Library: Rules and regulations. A Meeting of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston as an Administrative Agency was held in the Commonwealth Salon, Central Library of the Boston Public Library on Thursday, at a.m.

Upon the objects to be attained by the establishment of a public library: report of the trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, Author. Boston Public Library Published [Boston]: G. Hall, Physical Description.

24 p. ; 24 cm. Subjects. Boston Public Library -- History -- Sources. Notes. Photoreprint ed. Language. Scope and Contents: Although plans for a permanent library building for the City of Boston began in the mid- nineteenth century, it was not untilwhen Samuel Abbott, the President of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library, accepted the architectural plans by the New York firm McKim, Mead & White, did the project come to fruition.

Trustees of the Boston Public Library of the City of Boston. Boston Public Library is holding a Meeting of the Trustees Finance and Audit Committee on May 9 at a.m. The public can offer testimony. In July the City Council received the first Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of Boston.

Joshua Bates, a senior partner of Baring Bros. Bank in London, read a copy. Although a successful banker by this time, he had been born a poor Bostonian and had fond memories of evenings spent in a Boston bookstore keeping warm and reading to his.

Board of Trustees. The Boston Public Libr ary Board of Trustees oversees the Library’s operating and administrative policies, votes on and establishes Library policy, sets the institution’s strategic goals, and acts as an agent of public trust governing the Library. The Trustees work together with the Library president to carry out governance and policy-making responsibilities, as well as finance and.

EASTBURN, CITY PRINTER. CITY OF BOSTON. In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, J Ordered, That the Trustees of the City Library be requested to report to the City Council upon the objects to be attained by the establishment of a Public Library, and the best mode of ef- fecting them ; and that they be authorized to report in print.

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a weekly bulletin Apr. Apr. as well as a classified list of later accessions in the last. Page - No person shall be ineligible to serve upon said board of trustees by reason of sex. Such board of trustees shall be elected by ballot, and shall organize annually by the choice of a chairman and secretary from their own number; provided any town having a free public library which has heretofore elected a board of trustees to manage the same, consisting of a number divisible by.

Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Bostonp. 20 access should be had to a City Library, the Trustees can only say, that they would place no restrictions on its use, except such as the nature of individual books, or their safety may demand; regarding it as a great matter to carry as many of them as possible into the home of the young; into poor families; into.

Upon the objects to be attained by the establishment of a public library: report of the trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, [Boston Public Library.; G.K.

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One was to provide the means of equalizing and maximizing individual opportunity to participateCited by: 9. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, by Boston Public Library avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. (Boston, Association Publications, ), by Boston Public Library Employees Benefit Association (page images at HathiTrust) Hand-book for readers in the Boston public library, (Boston: The Trustees, ), by Boston Public Library and James Lyman Whitney (page images at HathiTrust) Lower hall.

Finding list for alcoves IV, VII, XIV, and XVII. Books contributed by the Boston Public Library. Established in by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States.

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