Nashville Public Library (Google eBook)

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1903
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Page 11 - ... the community libraries. Number of books purchased with Carnegie Fund in 1906, 250; number of books donated by publishers and individuals to the William McKinley Memorial series in 1906, 1,000; total number of books in circulation in school libraries, 5,000. These books are sent from headquarters to schools at the beginning of every quarter of the school year, in cases prepared for that purpose, and are returned at the end of the quarter to the central office to be examined, checked and mended...
Page lix - I wish to express my appreciation to you, and through you to the Board of Directors of the...
Page 53 - We, the undersigned Finance Committee of the Carnegie Library have examined the accounts kept by the Librarian of the expenses of the Library for the year 1910 and find them correct : Approved : Finance Committee.
Page 28 - JONES THOMAS W. WRENNE COMMITTEES EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE — Messrs. Baskette, Howell, Smith, Trabue, and Wrenne. FINANCE COMMITTEE— Messrs.
Page 28 - Jones. BOOK COMMITTEE — Messrs. Baskette, Bryan, Smith, and Thruston. BUILDING COMMITTEE — Messrs. TW Wrenne (Chairman), WL Dudley, Edgar Jones, Alfred E. Howell, GH Baskette, and MT Bryan.
Page 12 - Jones. Book Committee — Messrs. Baskette, Bryan, Smith, and Thruston. Building Committee — Messrs. TW Wrenne (Chairman), WL Dudley, Edgar Jones, Alfred E. Howell, GH Baskette, and MT Bryan.
Page ci - The quality of the reading done by the patrons of the' Library in 1908 was much improved, and the proportion of nonfiction reading to that of fiction was appreciably increased.
Page 45 - Library, the greater number who take advantage of the free circulation of books represent the various active employments, as the following classified list of borrowers will show : Borrowers added in 1910.
Page 15 - ... old, and to this he added high character and a public spirit which made him a valuable acquisition to the life of his adopted country. The following revision of Doctor Troost's monograph on the crinoids of Tennessee was prepared at the request of the authorities of the United States National Museum. The reasons for the long delay are given in the introductory paragraphs of the bulletin. This work was begun while the writer was connected with the United States Geological Survey as assistant in...

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