The State Library and Archives of Texas: A History, 1835-1962. [Book review]

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James V. Carmichael, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The dust jacket of The State Library and Archives of Texas: A History, 18351962 features a photograph, circa 1946, showing archival worker Marguerite Hester, with one foot perched precariously atop a six-foot ladder and the other on an archives shelf, as she pulls down a bound volume from the very top shelf, almost flush with the ceiling. [...] David B. Gracy II summarizes pictorially the situation that prevailed at the institution responsible for housing a state library, a state archives, a legislative library, and an emerging public library commission and state records management program in Texas.

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Journal of Southern History, 77, 4.
Language: English
Date: 2011
book review, librarianship, texas state library, state archives, legislative libraries, public library commission, state records management, library history

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