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Author Conaway, James.
Title America's library : the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000 / James Conaway ; foreword by James H. Billington ; introduction by Edmund Morris.
Publication Info. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press in association with the Library of Congress, c2000.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 11  027 C    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 226 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-217) and index.
Contents 1. Such books as may be necessary (1800-1814) -- 2. Source (1814-1861) -- 3. Crystal fountain (1861-1896) -- 4. Round table (1897-1939) -- 5. Comet and the ploughman (1939-1954) -- 6. Delicate balance (1954-1974) -- 7. Republic of letters (1975-1987) -- 8. Accessible (1987-2000).
Subject Library of Congress -- History.
National libraries -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
National libraries -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Library of Congress.
Added Title Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000
ISBN 0300083084 (alk. paper)