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Local history collection and services in a small public library.

Sam A. Suhler

Local history collection and services in a small public library.

by Sam A. Suhler

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Published by A.L.A. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSmall libraries project pamphlets -- 19
ContributionsAmerican Library Association. Library Administration Division.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20929652M
ISBN 100838952682

In order to provide local authors with the ability to connect with the reading public, the Kenton County Public Library offers a Local Authors Collection. This collection is housed at our Covington Branch, but all items will appear in our online catalog, . The Local History Collection focuses on the history of Athens County and, to a lesser extent, the surrounding regions as they relate to Athens County. The Library seeks to provide materials that increase knowledge about family histories, civic, social, religious, economic and cultural life .

The library endeavors to collect, preserve and provide access to all of these local treasures. Visiting the Special Collections room We gladly welcome class visits, students of all ages, serious researchers and anyone looking to find answers to their local history questions. The following local history and other library related items are for sale and available at the library: Hope Valley: Then and Now. Oral History project DVD about Depot Square, $ Hopkinton City: the Williamsburg of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, by Hope Andrews, $

Vertical File T he vertical files in the Local History and Genealogy Reading Room contain miscellaneous materials relating to specific family names, to the states, towns, and cities of the U.S., and to genealogical research in general. Included are drafts of letters written by LH&G reference librarians, pamphlets and other materials donated to the Library, magazine and . The Use of Local History Materials in Two Public Libraries , moved west, but probably had their obituaries published in the local paper because they had so many friends in the area. This, of course, is an exaggerated example, but it does not exaggerate the intense interest that members of this group, often grandparents them-.


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Local history collection and services in a small public library by Sam A. Suhler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Establish the local history collection in an identifiable place in the library, separate from other collections.

Create a separate area on the library's web page for the local history collection. Digitize fragile items for access on the local history webpage. Provide an environment that is conducive to the preservation of materials. The Local History Collection at the Shaker Heights Public Library strives to preserve the material it collects and to make it available to the public.

Nevertheless, due to HVAC and physical space limitations, the Local History Collection cannot serve as a climate-controlled archive for valuable or delicate items.

history of the Plainfield Public Library District from its lending library roots in the s to the present. Digital Collections Private family scrapbooks, photos, letters, diaries and postcards loaned to the Plainfield Library for digitization and preservation.

Local History Collection: Peoria Public Library. New Year's Eve at the Brandywine Holidome- Recommendations and Reviews. Recommended by 30 people. I love the old photos with descriptions and addresses.

Great old history that I grew up with. Haven’t live there in over 20 years, but Peoria is my hometown/5(72). A collection of local history materials is useful to a wide variety of library users, from genealogists and family historians, to patrons researching the history of their home or church, and local students searching for class project resources.

But the idea of creating one can feel intimidating--conjuring up visions of establishing elaborate security procedures, finding. Archival collections at public libraries present their own challenges distinct from other library materials, but they also offer the promise of unique connections between the library and its users, particularly when the archives relate to local history.

Written by an archivist and librarian with hands-on experience in multiple archival and manuscripts repositories, this. Delaware Ave, Delmar NY • () • OPEN: Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun Noon-5pm (closed Sundays in July and August). The library welcomes donations to its Local History Collection.

All donated materials must be free of dirt, mold, moisture, and pests, and should be in good condition. Donors must sign a “Deed of Gift” transferring ownership, and copyright, if applicable, to the Amesbury Public Library.

A public library is a library that is accessible by the general public and is usually funded from public sources, such as taxes. It is operated by librarians and library paraprofessionals, who are also civil servants.

There are five fundamental characteristics shared by public libraries: they are generally supported by taxes (usually local, though any level of government can and may. We will delineate two usable options: (1) the fully developed small archival collection and (2) the local history collection consisting of primarily printed (non-archival) materials.

We also hope to offer a set of considerations—questions to ask yourself as you consider establishing or enlarging a historical collection. Authors of local history may consider donating copies of their works to your library. Make it a win-win by publicizing their work as a new acquisition for your library or by hosting a book signing—your collection benefits and so does the author.

Publishers of local newsletters may be willing to put you on their distribution lists for free. The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest most diverse population of any library in the United States. Through its Central Library and 72 branches, the Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.

The local history collection is a unique and valuable source of local history available for both residents and non-residents of Carlisle who are interested in the town, its people, and heritage. The small collection focuses on information about the town of Carlisle, with a valuable set of notebooks containing information about Town houses and.

Library Hours. Mon-Fri: 10am-9pm Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 12pm-5pm. The Library is not responsible for changes to the content of linked sites, nor for the content of sources accessed through subsequent links. © Public. Materials selected for inclusion will be added to our Local Author Collection area, marked with a special Local Author bookplate acknowledging the donation, and will be searchable in the library catalog.

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Archival collections at public libraries present their own challenges distinct from other library materials, but they also offer the promise of unique connections between the library and its users, particularly when the archives relate to local history.

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