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Centennial: Visitors' Register

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Identifier: GTA-000432-DS
Scope and Contents A note on the first page reads: "This register was made for the Centennial Celebration with the intention that the names of all visitors present on all or any one of the three days should be registered. Its cost was $30. But only about 700, out of the 1500 of more who attended, were actually inscribed. J.H. Richards, S.J." The registrar was also used to record attendees at subsequent University events including the 125th Anniversary Celebration, 116th Commencement, 117th...

Georgetown University Library: Miniatures Commemorating the Tercentenary of its Founding [1640-1940]

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Identifier: GTA-000373
Scope and Contents Limited edition of two hundred numbered copies; present are copies numbered 2, 4, 29, and 53. Cover bears embossed seals of University and Riggs Family. Includes foreword by Charles J. Foley, S.J., and sections on: Manuscripts in the Riggs Memorial Library; Incunabula in the Riggs Memorial Library; The Riggs Memorial Library and Early Americana; and The Library and Its Work Today.Number 4 contains typed note attributed to Archivist William Repetti, commenting on the accuracy of...

Old Archives: Library

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Identifier: GTA-000442

Riggs Library

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Identifier: GTA-000433

Riggs Library

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Identifier: GTA-000435
Scope and Contents Bills, receipts, and correspondence re book and serial orders.

Riggs Library: Diary of Activities

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Identifier: GTA-140311
Scope and Contents Entries for 1938 reference the beginning of a Works Progress Administration (WPA) inventory of the Library. Other entries detail acquisitions, changes in classifications schemes and arrangements, new staff, etc.

Scrapbook: Riggs Library, 1951-1954

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Identifier: GTA-000085-DS
Scope and Contents Contains clippings, some of articles by University Librarian Phillips Temple, on library collections, acquisitions, and events. Reference is made to the gift of the Hunt Collection in 1953 and to "revamping" the structure of the Library in a "Hoya" article of 10/16/1954. This reports that the Randall Reading Room is to be devoted exclusively to reference books, periodicals and the card catalog and that the Shandelle Reading Room is to serve as the circulation area. Other articles focus on...

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