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American libraries as centers of scholarship

American libraries as centers of scholarship

proceedings of a Convocation held at Dartmouth College on June 30th, 1978, making the fiftieth anniversary of Fisher Ames Baker Memorial Library through a program opened by President Emeritus John Sloan Dickey ...

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Published by Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academic libraries -- United States.,
  • Research libraries -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Edward Connery Lathem.
    ContributionsLathem, Edward Connery, Dartmouth College. Library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. :
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19755238M

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