LIBRARY HISTORY RESEARCH IN AMERICA, ESSAYS COMMEMORATING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBRARY HISTORY ROUND TABLE.

  • Washington: Library of Congress, The Center for the Book, 2000.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth.
  • vi, 279 pages.
  • ISBN 0844410209 / Order Nr. 60641
  • Price: $35.00  other currencies
LIBRARY HISTORY RESEARCH IN AMERICA, ESSAYS COMMEMORATING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBRARY HISTORY ROUND TABLE.

First edition. Foreword by John Y. Cole, followed by 16 separate essays on library history. These include Lee Shiflett on Louis Shores, John David Marshall on the Library History Round Table, Wayne A. Wiegand on library literature produced over the period 1947-1997, and many other interesting essays. Also has an essay entitled "In Memory of Oivind M. Hovde (1911-1986)." This collection was originally published as a special issue of the journal Libraries and Culture, Winter 2000, 35:1.