ERIC Number: ED367361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
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The History of the Barberton Public Library 1903-1990.
The purpose of this paper is to relate the history and growth of the Barberton Public Library (Ohio) as it has been influenced by its founders and its six directors. The biography of prominent persons who have in some way affected the development of libraries is also considered to be part of library history. The following persons and their careers are discussed: Ohio Columbus Barber, founder of the town of Barberton and library directors Mary Taplin (1903-1914); Tallulah Kirk (1914-1943; Jean Galehouse (1943-1948); Elisabeth Bliler (1948-1966); Helen Bertsch (1966-1976); and Barbara Kirbawy (1976- ). (Contains 53 references.) (JLB)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Barberton Public Library OH; Historical Methods; Historical Research; Ohio
Note: M.L.S. Research Paper, Kent State University.