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Indiana Library Association letters 1891

Ahern, M. Eileen (creator).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1575 (Text) 00000106357783 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/9/13 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
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."
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Library Association letters, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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.
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.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana State Library.
Indiana State Library Staff Association.
American Library Association.
Genre: Correspondence

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