government of the American public library.

  • 393 Pages
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  • English
[Univ. Press] , Chicago
Library legislation, Library administration, Libraries and state, Libraries -- Trustees, United States -- Libr
SeriesUniversity of Chicago studies in library science
ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Graduate Library School.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 393 p. map.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15338934M

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