Libraries of Los Angeles and Vicinity

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Ralph Lester Power
University of Southern California Press, 1921 - Libraries - 63 pages
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Page 66 - THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY REFERENCE DEPARTMENT This book is under no circumstance!
Page 20 - Last month our work had grown to such an extent that it was necessary to move to larger quarters.
Page 37 - ... are greatly superior, though the past summer has been exceptionally hot. One of the most useful and attractive features of the new officebuilding is the library, where for the first time the books of the Observatory have been made readily accessible. An excellent copy in oils of Collier's well-known portrait of Sir William Huggins, made when he was President of the Royal Society, was offered by a friend of the Observatory for the decoration of this room. The library has grown steadily and now...
Page 39 - ... varying with the importance and size of the observatory from thin pamphlets to the 80 volumes of the Harvard Annals.
Page 8 - April 1911, the proposition to bond the city for $45,000 for purpose of purchasing a site for a library and park failed to carry.
Page 27 - The reference room contains the general reference books, the bound magazines, and a selected list of current periodicals.
Page 25 - The present collection of the library consists of 31,000 volumes and 8000 pamphlets as well as about 6500 bound volumes of literary and educational journals.
Page 26 - California, the regular collection of the library is augmented by loans from the State Library and from the Library of the University of California.

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