ERIC Number: EJ206837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
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Herbert Putnam's Appointment as Librarian of Congress.
Wiegand, Wayne A.
Library Quarterly, v49 n3 p255-82 Jul 1979
Demonstrates, through careful analysis of primary source materials, that the events leading up to Herbert Putnam's selection as Librarian of Congress in March 1899 were complex and contained no major villains, and that problems encountered by the American Library Association are traceable to misunderstandings rather than political machinations. (Author/CWM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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