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Title America's membership libraries / edited by Richard Wendorf ; preface by Nicolas Barker.
Publication Info. New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11 Oversize  026 A OVERSIZE c.2  IN LIBRARY
 Reference Room  Ref. 026 A c.3  IN LIBRARY
 Head Librarian's Office  HLO 026 A c.4  DUE 03-23-23 BILLED AS LOST
 Cataloging  Ref-Cat 026 A c.5  ASK AT CIRCULATION DESK
Edition 1st ed.
Description 354 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Note "Printed and bound in China"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Redwood Library and Athenæum / Cheryl Helms -- The Charleston Library Society / John C. Bernens and P.J. Gartin -- The New York Society Library / Mark Bartlett and Sara Elliott Holliday -- The Boston Athenæum / Richard Wendorf -- The Salem Athenæum / Charles L. Newhall -- The Athenæum of Philadelphia / Roger W. Moss -- The Portsmouth Athenæum / Thomas Hardiman -- The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen / Janet Wells Greene -- The Mercantile Library Center for Fiction / Noreen Tomassi with Mary Collins -- The Mercantile Library / Albert Pyle -- The Providence Athenæum / Alison Davis Maxell -- The St. Louis Mercantile Library Association / John Neal Hoover -- The Mechanics' Institute Library / Inez Shor Cohen -- The St. Johnsbury Athenæum / Mark D. Mitchell -- The Lanier Library Association / Judy Lanier -- The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library / Erika Torri.
Note Prospectus / publisher's advertisements (8 unnumbered p.; color printing) featuring this title loosely inserted in H.L. office copy.
Subject Redwood Library and Athenaeum -- History.
Charleston Library Society (Charleston, S.C.) -- History.
New York Society Library -- History.
Boston Athenaeum -- History.
Salem Athenaeum -- History.
Athenaeum of Philadelphia -- History.
Portsmouth Athenaeum (Portsmouth, N.H.) -- History.
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York -- History.
Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York -- History.
Mercantile Library (Cincinnati, Ohio) -- History.
Providence Athenaeum -- History.
St. Louis Mercantile Library Association -- History.
Mechanics' Institute (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History.
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum (Saint Johnsbury, Vt.) -- History.
Lanier Library Association -- History.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)) -- History.
Libraries -- United States -- History.
Subscription libraries -- United States -- History.
Added Author Wendorf, Richard.
Barker, Nicolas, author of introduction.
ISBN 9781584561996 (acid-free paper)
1584561998 (acid-free paper)