Report of the Chief Librarian

for the Year Ended 31 March 1958: Special Centennial Issue

Cover image for

Download


Author: J.O. Wilson
Published: 1958
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,814 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.7
LoC Category: Z
Downloads: 284
Added to site: 2008.04.11
mnybks.net#: 20537
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
Excerpt

h extensions, to provide an uneasy resting place for the next 35 years. In one paper the new library was described as "a very lofty handsome building with large painted windows". In another, "The Library is a fine room, handsomely decorated and the walls are fitted with bookshelves." It was of wood.

Details about the administration of the Library during the early years are few, but it appears that the Committee was undoubtedly the mainspring of the organisation. It contained men such as Carleton, Fitzherbert, Travers, and Domett, to mention only the best known, who were interested not only in the Library for its own sake but also in the part it could play in parliamentary affairs and in providing pleasure to members.

The Committee was responsible for book selection, carried out mainly during the session. While control over the Library in the recess lay with representatives of the House and Council, from the first H. F. Carleton, Chairman of Committees of the House, and a classical scholar, was r

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Report of the Chief Librarian by J.O. Wilson - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin

See more popular titles from this genre.