Memoirs of Libraries, Volume 2

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Contents

Laud and Leighton
39
CHAPTER XXI
45
The Gratitude of Students due to Cromwell and his Ironsides
53
CHAPTER XXII
83
Subsequent Accessions
89
Literary Benefactions to the Royal Society
91
Thomas Cartes Scheme of a London Library
98
Discovery of an old Collection of Historical Works
105
The Library of Gerald Earl of Kildare
113
Early BookAuctions
119
Library of Lord Willoughby de Broke
125
The palmy days of Bibliomania
131
CHAPTER XXIV
139
Charles Earl of Sunderland as a Collector
145
Evelyns Library
151
The Roscoe and Madden Catalogue
157
CHAPTER I
163
Rapid improvement in the American demand for books
166
Purchases
169
Its Regulations and public usefulness
172
Recent Augmentations
178
CHAPTER II
182
The Loganian Collection
186
Gifts of Andre Michaux
192
The Regulations of 1678 90
195
The Academy of Natural Sciences
198
The first Library of Congress
202
The Warden Collection
208
The Library of the City of Boston
214
Extracts from his Will and from the Act incorporating his Tnistees
221
CHAPTER V
227
Kcent Disputes as to the Working of the Institution
233
Mr Jewells Plans for Ihe Sinilhsonian Library
234
Township Library Act in Michigan
240
GROWTH or THE ROYAL LIBRARY i Mn it THE LIBRARIANSHIP
246
HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY FROM THE APPOINTMENT OK LEFEVRE DOH
270
The National Library at Lisbon 555
273
Results of the New System
287
Present Contents of the Imperial Library
294
The Ministers Report and the Imperial Decree
300
Rochefoucauld and the Library of St Genevieve
306
Historical Associations
312
Provincial Libraries 555
314
Where the difference lies as to the care of Libraries between Eng
315
Library of Pienc Adamoli
321
Choice MSS in the Mejanes Library
327
Town Library of Bayenx
333
Piblic Library of Lille
339
Piblic Library of Strasburgh
345
Restoration of the Library by Sixtus V
350
The early Printed Books
356
Present or recent Condition of the Ambrosiana
362
The Laurentian Library at Florence
368
Libraries of Pisa and Sienna
374
Tte Gifts of Petrarch and of Bessarion
380
CHAPTER VI
434
Conrad Kuhnhofer and hie Gift to Nuremberg
440
Augsborgh laid under Contribution for tin Royal Library at Munich
447
It absorption of Monastic Collections 433
454
Fondation of the Leipsic Town Library by Hulderich Gross 461
460
Recent Accessions
463
University Library of Jena 46
469
Its subsequent History and rapid Growth
475
University Library of Giessen
481
CHAPTER VIII
492
Of Sweden of Russia and of America
583
Inawnrate statements which are current as to American indifference
584
The Copyright Committee of 1813
589
Mr Powers Evidence and Suggestions
595
Necessity of Modifications
601
Extent to which existing Libraries have profited by Gifts
603
CHAPTER IV
609
Works of the State Paper Commission
615
Publications of the New York State Government
621
Choice op Authors and of Editions
628
3 Of Approximative Estimates of the Cost of Libraries
641
David Clements Classification of Rarity
647
Books accidentally destroyed
653
Condition and its effect on Price
659
CHAPTER I
667
New Library of St Genevieve
675
The Ducal Library of Wolfenbuttel 630
681
Imperial Library at St Petcrsburgh
690
Plan and Arrangement of the New Reading Room
696
New Town Library of Liverpool
705
CHAPTER III
728
IN GENERAL
730
CHAPTER IV
735
Recent discussions about FindingCatalogues
748
Defects of the Plan of Watts Bililiotheca Britannica
754
CHAPTER 11
761
Scheme of John Rhodius
767
Leibnitzs Idea Bibliothecto Publicce secundum Classen Scicntiarum
774
Conyers Middletons Bibliotheca Cantabrigienxis ordinandi methodus
779
Daunous Scheme
787
Homes Outlines for the Classification of a Library
793
Merlins Scheme
801
Suggestions for the simplification of Classificatory Schemes
808
Tabular View of the principal Schemes in two groups To face page
811
CHAPTER III
832
Full Titles and Short Titles
843
Printed forms for Titles
850
Opinions of Dr Maitland and Mr J W Croker
856
The International Agency of the Smithsonian Institution at Wash
865
The Bunau and Casanate Catalogues
871
Specimens of Catalogues suggested for Town Libraries
878
CHAPTER VI
887
Specimen of the detailed Arrangement of a Collection of moderate
894
Synoptical View of the Reference Department of the Manchester Free
907
ShowCollection of Early Printed Books arranged to illustrate
918
Classification of Prints
925
INTERNAL ADMINISTRATION
931
Preliminaries
939
Means of facilitating such a System
945
The Staff required for the Routine Duties of a Library largely fre
953
CHAPTER IV
959
Monastic and Mediaeval Embellishments
963
Bookbinding in England under the Tudor Monarchs i67
968
Amateur BindingThe Protestant Nunnery at Little Gidding etc
970
The Contemporaries and Successors of Roger Payne
976
Notices of the Choice Bindings exhibited in London in 1851
982
CHAPTER V
988
CHAPTER VI
1029
Special Reading Rooms for Students
1035
Biographies Calendars Peerages etc
1041
CHAPTER VII
1051
TIIE REGULATIONS OF THE REFERENCE DEPARTMENT OF THE MAS
1056
Registration of Issues
1057
CHAPTER VIII
1063
Concluding Observations
1069

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