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Author Emery, Tom.

Title Illinois State Library heritage project 1839-2013 / Tom Emery.

Publication Info. [Springfield, IL] : Illinois State Library : State of Illinois, [2013]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Andalusia PL Stacks - ANDG-8  027.5773 EME    AVAILABLE
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  LOCAL HISTORY ILLINOIS Emery    AVAILABLE
 Clinton Township PL Stacks - CTPY-12  027 EME    AVAILABLE
 Colona District PL Stacks - CLNG-7  027.5 EME    AVAILABLE
 Cortland Comm Lib Adult Non-Fiction - COLY-12  027 EME    AVAILABLE
 Creston-Dement PL Adult Non-Fiction - CRDY-12  027.5773 EME    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Local History Collection - DKLY-12  R 027.5 EME    LIB USE ONLY
 DeKalb PL Local History Collection - DKLY-12  R 027.5 EME    LIB USE ONLY
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  027 EME    AVAILABLE
 Elizabeth Twp PL Adult Non-Fiction - ELLY-13  A 027.5773 Eme    AVAILABLE

Edition [First edition].
Description iv, 244 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 30 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview -- The birth of the Illinois State Library -- The early years - 1840-1850 -- A period of growth & transition - 1869-1880 -- Growth & expansion - The turn of the 20th century -- A look at the early librarians -- The State Library & growth of Illinois public libraries -- The watershed years - 1918-1923 -- Move to the Centennial Building -- The State Library & the Great Depression -- Beginning a new century of service -- Years of transition - The 1950s -- Building for the future - The 1960s -- Coming of age - The 1970s -- Maturity & leadership - The 1990s -- A new era for the State Library - The 1990s & 2000s -- Summary -- Appendix A -- Aoppendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E -- Footnotes -- Bibliography -- About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
Subject Illinois State Library -- History.
State libraries -- Illinois -- History.
Libraries -- Illinois -- History.

 
    
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