Nation's Great Library - Rosenberg, Jane A

Before the late nineteenth century, American libraries were primarily small and isolated storehouses of material. By 1899, when Herbert Putnam became the Librarian of Congress, those storehouses were evolving into centers of learning. With his expertise in organization and his desire to create a national library, Putnam transformed the Library of ...

Nation's Great Library 1993, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252020018