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Libraries and the materials of local history.

John L. Hobbs

Libraries and the materials of local history.

by John L. Hobbs

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Published by Grafton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- History, Local.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 211-222.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ688.L8 H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6045299M
    LC Control Number49003083
    OCLC/WorldCa2901315

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      In , while working for Chicago Public Library, I was accused by a local politician of destroying books while working on a massive and much-needed weeding project at a regional branch. I was part of a team experienced in collections, and we had a plan to move, replace, and discard a large amount of material. The Local History & Genealogy Department, part of the Adult Services Department, exists to provide materials and support for those interested in the history of Rockford and Winnebago County and for those who are doing research in family history. The collection has over 9, volumes of books, plus materials on microfilm and microfiche.

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Libraries and the materials of local history by John L. Hobbs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Local Resources. Botetourt County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Contains collections of primary source materials related to county history including marriage records from to the present, deeds and other land transactions, probate records, and many other resources. Staff are on hand to assist.

For information, call: () Local history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobbs, John L. Libraries and the materials of local history.

London, Grafton, (OCoLC) Online version: Hobbs, John L. Libraries and the materials of local history. London, Grafton, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John L Hobbs.

The library specializes in Canadian, British Isles, African-American and American Indian research. Its collection comprisesmicrofilms and microfiches, 55, volumes of family history books,volumes of local history books, 28, microfilm reels of historical newspapers, thousands of maps and gazetteers, and more.

The Santa Clara City Library collects, preserves, and organizes historical materials to provide the community with local history research opportunities and to foster civic pride in the City’s colorful heritage.

A collection of local history materials is useful to a wide variety of library users, from genealogists and family historians, to patrons researching the history of their home or church, and local students searching for class project resources.

But the idea of creating one can feel intimidating--conjuring up visions of establishing elaborate Author: Leslie Waggener, Kathy Marquis. The Local History Collection We aim to preserve materials that document the history of Deerfield and the surrounding areas, including Bannockburn and Riverwoods as well as Lake County in general.

Our collection contains both print and electronic resources, including Deerfield High School yearbooks, Deerfield telephone directories, published books related to Deerfield [ ].

Libraries in towns (public libraries) or universities (academic libraries) can generally be defined as “collections of books and/or other print or nonprint materials organized and maintained for use.”* Patrons of those libraries can access materials at the library, via the Internet, or by checking them out for home use.

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help sourcing material for Laraine's book. The Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy collects publications documenting American history on the national, state, and local levels, including extensive holdings on New York City history.

The Division has a renowned collection of family histories and other genealogical collections, with a particular focus on the New York. The history of libraries began with the first efforts to organize collections of of interest include accessibility of the collection, acquisition of materials, arrangement and finding tools, the book trade, the influence of the physical properties of the different writing materials, language distribution, role in education, rates of literacy, budgets, staffing, libraries for.

The Delaware Main Library’s Local History Room provides information on the history of Delaware and surrounding areas. All Local History Room materials are for use in the Library only. DELAWARE COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY.

Delaware County Genealogical Society Website. Thursday – a.m., – p.m. Saturday a.m. – 1. Bayside, Central, Kempsville, Princess Anne and Wahab Law libraries are open for limited services. Customers are required to wear a mask and keep visits to one hour.

Please visit our COVID FAQ page for more details. The Robbins Library Local History Room is located on the 4th floor and is accessible with a key during library hours (see “Access to Materials” below). The Local History Room contains books, scrapbooks, annual reports, directories, atlases, photographs, postcards, slides, vertical files and other materials documenting the history of Arlington.

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Local History Resources focus on the history of Broome County and surrounding areas and offers a variety of materials.

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