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Indiana Library Association letters

Label
Indiana Library Association letters, 1891
Title
Indiana Library Association letters
Inclusive dates
1891
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The two letters in this collection were written by M. Eileen Ahern, the Assistant State Librarian, to Arthur Cunningham in Terre Haute. In the December 2, 1891, letter, she tells Mr. Cunningham about attending the American Library Association meeting in California, and her hopes that Indiana libraries will organize so they can exchange books between libraries. She suggested a gathering on December 30 at the State Library.Her second letter, December 16, 1891, reports to Mr. Cunningham that she is disappointed in the lack of response to her 30 letters; only six librarians replied. She wrote: "I fear the association will not be forthcoming."
Biographical or historical data
M. Eileen Ahern was the Assistant State Librarian when she wrote these two letters to Arthur Cunningham in Terre Haute. J. P. Dunn, Jr., was the Librarian of the Indiana State Library.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Ahern, M. Eileen
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  • Indiana State Library
  • Indiana State Library Staff Association
  • American Library Association
Label
Indiana Library Association letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/3139
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/9/13 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21574755
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1059451478
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Indiana Library Association letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/3139
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/9/13 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
21574755
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid online.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1059451478
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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