Librarians" Conference of 1853

a chapter in American library history
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Statementby George Burwell Utley.
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The first national meeting of America's librarians took place in New York City in A major player in putting this meeting together was Charles B.

Norton, a bookman, bookstore proprietor, agent for libraries, and publisher of Norton's Literary used the Gazette to promote an association of librarians and to issue a call to a Convention of Librarians to take place in.

Proceedings of the Librarians' Convention held in New York City, Septem 16, and [Cedar Rapids, Ia.] Reprinted for W.H. Murray [at the Torch Press] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: First convention of librarians, The first conference with the intent to form a permanent library organization was held in New York City in Unfortunately the follow-up conference, scheduled for the following year, was Librarians Conference of 1853 book held The first conference with the intent to form a permanent library organization was held in New York City in Unfortunately the follow-up conference, scheduled for the following year.

The first part of the book describes Jewett's life and library leadership: his production of a catalog and other activities at Brown University, his struggle to create a national library at the Smithsonian, his promotion of the idea of a national union catalog, his role in the librarians' conference ofand his final years as.

that the Library Conference, at which Mr. Poole had an important part, would be the first of a series of annual occurrences. But, because of a series of mishaps, the next meeting did not come until the conference. Poole had I William Frederick Poole the distinction of.

Also prized is a scrapbook of correspondence and materials from the librarians’ conference in New York City, the precursor to ALA’s annual conference. The scrapbook is the oldest item in the collection.

(Pictured here is the scrapbook of correspondence from the first ALA conference, in Philadelphia in ). Preliminary Beginnings In Septembera convention was held in New York City with the intent of forming a permanent organization.

The conference was attended by 80 men. Charles C. Jewett (Smithsonian Institution) was elected president. Seth Hastings Grant (New York Mercantile Library) was elected secretary.

A committee of five members was appointed to organize a. Between and a series of major peace congresses was held—in Brussels (), Paris (), Frankfurt (), London (), Manchester (), and Edinburgh ().

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This midcentury period was one of great confidence and optimism in the likely success of the by: The first national meeting of America's librarians took place in New York City in Although plans were made at the meeting to create a permanent association, those plans did not come to fruition and it was another 23 years before librarians came together for another national meeting.

in the historic Librarians' Conference of and nine years with the Yale College Library (). His commitment to books, libraries, and librarians spanned six decades, from the s to the twentieth century. It is the story of one man and many roles, all of which impinged upon. over, such a conference promised much by way of mending his shattered ego.

There was also the possibility that the conference might add public support to the national. library idea. The Conference of Librarians was held in New York City on Septem 16, 1 ewett was one of eighty-two men who. Librarians' Convention in New York, taking away from it the idea of the card catalogue and using it at the Library Company.

Even now he was considering Mr.

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E-ISSN Volume Issue, pp. The events surrounding the organization of the Librarians’ Conference ofhowever, offer the evidence that the profession had emerged ear-lier than and the issues that would form the basis of education for the profession already were identified.

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ports. Language: English Other Subject(s): Librarians' Convention(New York: ) Notes: Includes. Territorial Librarians The position of Territorial Librarian was a political appointment. Appointees from until served at the pleasure of the Territorial Governor.

For many years, the appointees were not professional librarians, but acquaintances of politicians or persons of local prominence appointed as reward for past services.

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It allows new scientific evidence to be accessed from the moment of publication for free by anyone around the globe, boosting the impact of new research.There are librarians who have effected this, some by annotated catalogues, some by personal intercourse (that is, as it were, by the sermon and by the pastoral visit).

If they can be brought together and made to tell their methods, others will be moved to imitate thea. This, at least, was the result of the Convention of at New York.