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016.1 Philosophy & psychology

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Standard Catalog for Public Libraries; Philosophy, Religion and General Works Section

Wilson 1932
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016, 016.1, 016.2

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1000 Titles with a full Analytical Index”.

Of the 1,000 titles, about 170 are in Dewey Class 000 (General Works), about 350 in Class 100 (Philosophy), and about 480 are in Class 200 (Religion). About 335 additional titles are mentioned in the entry notes.

problems of philosophy, Friedrich Paulsen, Henry Sidgwick, world and its meaning, Bernard Bosanquet, William James, will to believe, George E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, George Santayana, history of philosophy, history of European philosophy, Frank Thilly, William Turner, Alfred Weber, Wilhelm Windelband, Henri Bergson, Havelock Ellis, Josiah Royce, metaphysics, philosophy dictionary, philosophy essays, methodology, cosmology, body and mind, William McDougall, autosuggestion, Charles, Baudouin, mental hygiene, healthy mind, psychoanalysis, subconsciousness, Abraham Brill, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Wilfrid Lay, Frederick Pierce, Morton Prince, mental derangements, occultism, psychical research, witchcraft, psychic science, spiritualism, Arthur Conan Doyle, Frederic W. H. Myers, world of dreams, Havelock Ellis, interpretation of dreams, Vernon L. Kellogg, Granville Stanley Hall, philosophic systems, philosophy of pragmatism, Ferdinand, C. S. Schiller, humanism, introduction to psychology, James Rowland Angell, John Dewey, James Drever, William McDougall, James Harvey Robinson, David Seabury, Edgar James Swift, John Locke, sense perception, Helen Keller, how we think, William Stanley Jevons, John Stewart Mill, system of logic, Nicomachean ethics, Aristotle, Arnold Bennett, Richard Clarke Cabot, ethics in philosophy, Harry Fosdick, William E. H. Lecky, William E. Hocking, history of ethics, Felix Adler, Walter Goodnow Everett, Leonard Hobhouse, William DeWitt Hyde, utilitarianism, philosophy of loyalty, Sir Norman Angell, international ethics, state ethics, family ethics, Ellen K. S. Key, Angelo Patri, Jane Addams, Arthur Herbert Gray, Agnes Maude Royden, Greek philosophers, ancient philosophy, Plato, Platonism, pluralistic universe, Ralphy Barton Perry, Arthur Kenyon Rogers, Herbert Spencer, Ernst Haeckel, Johann Fichte, Gottfried Leibniz, Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson


016.2 Religion

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries; Philosophy, Religion and General Works Section

Wilson 1932
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016, 016.1, 016.2

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1000 Titles with a full Analytical Index”.

Of the 1,000 titles, about 170 are in Dewey Class 000 (General Works), about 350 in Class 100 (Philosophy), and about 480 are in Class 200 (Religion). About 335 additional titles are mentioned in the entry notes.


016.3 Social sciences

A Guide to the Study of Occupations. A Selected Critical Bibliography of the Common Occupations with Specific References for their Study

Harvard 1921
Allen, Frederick JamesGo to Book
DDC: 016.3

The volume contains unannotated lists of books for each occupation, a 70-page annotated bibliography of books, and a list of about 250 class and trade journals.

Reader’s Guide in Economic, Social and Political Science (Economic Tracts)

Society for Political Education 1891
Bowker,R. R., & Iles, George, ed.Go to Book
DDC: 016.3 Rf

Class list with concise notes indicating scope and relative value. Suggestions for reading, citation of authorities, bibliographic helps, etc., introduce each subject.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Bibliography of Municipal Problems and City Conditions

Reform club 1901
Brooks, R. C.Go to Book
DDC: 016.3 Rf


Handbook of Labor Literature

Philadelphia Free Library of Economic and Political Science 1899
Marot, Helen, comp. Go to Book
DDC: 016.3 Rf

Classed and annotated list of more important books and pamphlets in English. Articles in periodicals not included. Notes descriptive rather than critical. Lists of labor song books and labor and general sociologic periodicals, publishers’ addresses, author index.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Catalog of Literature for Advisers of Young Women and Girls

Wilson 1921
Pierce, Anna EloiseGo to Book
DDC: 016.3

“An annotated list of about two thousand titles of the most representative and useful books and periodical articles for the use of Deans and Advisors of women and girls; Heads of women’s schools; Instructors of young women …” [goes on to list many other types of advisors to young women]
The contents are organized under about 50 selected subject categories in the Dewey Decimal system.

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Social Workers’ Guide to the Serial Publications of Representative Social Agencies

Russell Sage 1921
Rushmore, Elsie Mitchell, ed.Go to Book
DDC: 016.3

About 4000 publications received by the Russell Sage foundation are listed and also grouped by subject.

Study Outline in the Problems of the Reconstruction Period

Association Press 1918
Shenton, Herbert & othersGo to Book
DDC: 016

Booklet with an outline of problems of reconstruction facing the world after World War I, with a bibliography of articles and books for study.

Standard Catalog: Sociology Section. One Thousand Titles of the Most Representative and Useful Books on Social, Economic and Educational Questions

Wilson 1918
Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.3


Standard Catalog: Social Sciences Section

Wilson 1927
Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.3

Subtitle: “Second Edition Revised and Enlarged. About 1,300 Titles of the Most Representative and Useful Books on Social, Economic and Educational Questions.”


Questions of the Hour; Social, Economic, Industrial. Study Outlines

White Plains, NY: H. W. Wilson 1917
Wilson, Justina Leavitt, preparerGo to Book
DDC: 16.3

(title continued) ” … based on twenty-two volumes in the Debaters’ Handbook Series and the Handbook Series”

30-page bibliography, usually with one page or less devoted to each social issue. For every issue a few topics are listed with about three or four of the best sources for each. Topics are:

Immigration
Child Labor
Employment of Women
Mothers’ Pensions
Woman Suffrage
Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic
Unemployment
Minimum Wage
Organization of Labor
Open versus Closed Shop
Municipal Ownership
Federal Control of Interstate Corporations
Taxation
Agricultural Credit
Compulsory Insurance
Socialism
Monroe Doctrine
National Defense
World Peace

Modern Social Movements; Descriptive Summaries and Bibliographies

NY: Wilson 1921
Zimand, SavelGo to Book
DDC: 16.3, 330

Chapter headings are:

Trade unionism
The Cooperative Movement
Proposed Experiments in Industrial Democracy
– Copartnership
– National Industrial Councils
– The Plumb Plan
The Single Tax
Socialism
Guild Socialism
Syndicalism
Bolshevism
Anarchism


016.32 Debators’ Handbooks

The Debaters’ Handbook Series

In the first decades of the 20th century publisher H.W. Wilson produced many volumes in its Debaters’ Handbook Series on social and political issues that were under discussion at the time. Each book contains the full text of selected articles and documents representing opposing views on the issue, along with a substantial bibliography of books and articles.

Most of the books mentioned in these guides are likely to be freely available online. Search by title; first at the Internet Archive (archive.org), then at HathiTrust.org. Referenced magazine articles may also be available online at the same sites, with HathiTrust the preferred site for magazines. Links for some popular magazines of the day are also available on this Century Past website at catalog section 051 Periodicals.

Selected Articles on Capital Punishment

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Selected Articles on Child Labor

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Selected Articles on Compulsory Insurance

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Selected Articles on the Conservation of Natural Resources

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Selected Articles on the Employment of Women

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Selected Articles on Government Ownership of Telegraph and Telephone

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Selected Articles on Immigration

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Selected Articles on the Income Tax, with special reference to graduation and exemption

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Selected Articles on Minimum Wage

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Selected Articles on National Defense

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Selected Articles on Unemployment

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Selected Articles on Woman Suffrage

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016.5 Natural sciences & mathematics

Bibliography of American Natural History

Premier
Meisel, MaxGo to Vol 1|Go to Vol 2|Go to Vol 3
DDC: 016.5

Vol 1 (1924): An annotated bibliography of the publications relating to the history, biography and bibliography of American natural history and its institutions, during colonial times and the pioneer century, which have been published up to 1924; with a classified subject and geographic index; and a bibliography of biographies.

Vol 2 (1926): The institutions which have contributed to the rise and progress of American natural history, which were founded or organized between 1769 and 1844.

Vol 3 (1929): The institutions founded or organized between 1845 and 1865. Bibliography of books. Chronological tables. Index of authors and institutions. Addenda to Volume 1.

Popular Books in Science; a Reading List

American Library Association (A.L.A.) 1925
Washington Academy of Sciences, comp. Go to Book
DDC: 016.5

About one hundred titles annotated. An excellent list for high school and college students or any reader interested in science.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Science and Useful Arts Section

Wilson 1931
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.5, 016.6

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1800 Titles with a Full Analytical Index.”



016.6 Technology (Applied sciences)

List of Books on Automobiles and Motorcycles

Wilson 1918
Blessing, Arthur R.Go to Book
DDC: 016.6

Practical Bibliographies series, arranged by sub-topics. Of special interest is the large section on “Road Guides”.

2400 Business Books, and Guide to Business Literature

Wilson 1920
Morley, Linda H. and Kight, Adelaide C.Go to Book
DDC: 016.6

A useful dictionary catalog containing many analytics. The selection is usually limited to business practice and special businesses and trades.
“…the book is more than a list of 2400 volumes. It is an index to the contents of those volumes; that is, it lists, in alphabetic order, under 2000 different headings, the subjects which are treated in these 2400 books.”
– From the Introduction.

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Bibliography of Domestic Economy

New York State Library 1901
Shaw, Robert KendallGo to Book
DDC: 640, 016.6

Books in these categories:
– Economics of Consumption
– Food, cooking, kitchen
– Gastronomy, eating, dining room
– Shelter, house, home
– Heat, light, ventilation
– Furniture, carpets, upholstery
– Clothing, toilet, etc.
– Administration, household management
– Sanitary precautions, cleaning, etc.
– Nursery, sick room

Home Economics: A Bibliography for High Schools

State College of Washington 1913
State College of Washington Department of Home Economics Go to Book
DDC: 016.6

Books are recommended under four categories:

-Food and Nutrition
-Textiles, Clothing, and Home Furnishing
-Sanitation
-Home Management

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Science and Useful Arts Section

Wilson 1931
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.5, 016.6

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1800 Titles with a Full Analytical Index.”



016.7 The arts

Annotated Bibliography of Fine Art

American Library Association 1897
Sturgis, Russell, & Krehbiel, H: E: comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.7 Rf

Descriptive, critical and comparative notes on 1,000 works on painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, illustration and music. Classed, with author and subject index.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Fine Arts Section

Wilson 1928
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.7

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1200 Titles including books on Costume and Amusements, with a Full Analytical Index.”

Song Index; an Index to More than 12000 Songs in 177 Song Collections, Comprising 262 Volumes

Wilson 1926
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.7

Songs in English as well as many other languages. Song titles and authors are indexed alphabetically, with references to the collection where they are contained, plus a full bibliography of the song collections.


016.8 Literature & rhetoric

A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American, Including Translations from Foreign Languages; Containing about 4,500 References

Macmillan 1903
Baker, Ernest AlbertGo to Book
DDC: 016.8 Rf

Note under each title gives theme and occasionally characterization, and list of editions. Best or representative works are starred. In Historical appendix all books illustrating history or social life of a country are entered briefly under 1) country, 2) period, 3) date. Full subject index and author-title index increase reference value.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

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A Guide to Historical Fiction

Routledge 1914
Baker, Ernest AlbertGo to Book
DDC: 016.8

Lists about five thousand novels which in any way portray the life of the past, including medieval romances and novels of manners, as well as avowedly historical novels. The arrangement is first by country and then chronologically by the historical period illustrated. Brief descriptive notes and a full index. The best and most comprehensive list yet published.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Fifty Years of Best Sellers 1895-1945

Bowker 1945
Hackett, Alice Payne Go to Book
DDC: 16.8

Each year through 1911 has a list of the top 10 works of fiction; for each year afterward the top 10 works of non-fiction are also listed. A half-page description of annual highlights often follows the lists. The volume also contains a chapter on American best sellers from 1880-1945, and another on best-selling books and authors before 1880.

A Thousand of the Best Novels

Newark 1919
Newark, N. J. Free public library Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

An excellent list in which the chief factors of selection have been: to add books with positive literary merit and yet popular interest; to include contemporary and American action.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales

Putnam 1925
Nield, JonathanGo to Book
DDC: 016.8

Contains virtually all the historical novels in the English language or which have been translated into English, classified according to period treated, and arranged in columns under title, author and publisher, and subject. Juvenile and especially good books are indicated. No notes. Several bibliographies and author and title indexes.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Register of Bibliographies of the English Language and Literature (Cornell studies in English)

Yale University 1925
Northup, Clark SutherlandGo to Book
DDC: 016.8

Includes both separately published bibliographies and a wealth of careful analysis of bibliographies contained in periodicals, literary histories, society transactions, biographical dictionaries, provincial bibliographies and other composite works. All entries are given with exact reference, there are some critical and descriptive notes, and references to reviews are also included. The total number of bibliographies listed is well over six thousand, and they represent a close selection.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

List of Series and Sequels for Juvenile Readers (Useful References Series)

Faxon 1923
Wead, Katharine H.Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

The volume lists all the books in each of more than 100 series for children and teens.

Standard Catalog: Fiction Section

Wilson 1923
Wilson, H.W.; Bacon, Corinne, comp. Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Lists 2,350 of the best novels for the average public library. 750 titles have been starred for first purchase by smaller libraries. Collections of short stories are included and all are arranged in one author and title alphabet with annotations.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

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Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: Literature and Philology Section

Wilson 1931
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1600 Titles with a Full Analytical Index.”


Plays for Amateurs

Drama League of America 1915
Clapp, John Mantel, arr.Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Lists 197 plays, each with a paragraph describing plots, number and gender of characters, staging, difficulty, royalty fees etc.

Viewpoints in Modern Drama; an Arrangement of Plays According to their Essential Interest (Viewpoint Series)

A.L. A. 1925
Drury, Francis Keese WynkoopGo to Book
DDC: 016.8

Three hundred and sixty-eight modern plays grouped by class or theme, briefly but effectively characterized, and their plots outlined. Acting facts are also given. Part two lists and describes many volumes on modern drama, criticism, play writing and amateur production.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Plays for Children

Drama League of America 1915
Oglebay, Kate, arr. Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Lists plays adapted to ages from six to sixteen, giving information as to publisher, scenes, time needed for presentation, characters, costumes, etc. Lists of reference books on producing, costuming, etc.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1912-1921

Index to Dramatic Readings (Useful Reference Series)

Faxon 1925
Silk, Agnes K. and Fanning, C. E., comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

An index to the contents of twenty-five volumes of collections of dramatic readings published in the years 1915 to 1924, and chosen for their wide range of subjects. Selections are made available in numerous ways: by author, title, subject, by type of selection, occasion, and index of first lines and refrains. Of value to public readers, dramatic teachers and librarians.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Index to Short Stories

Wilson 1915
Firkins, Ina Ten Eyck, comp. Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Author and title entries showing where to find in books or magazines short stories of about two hundred and fifty English and American authors; no author included who has not had one volume of collected stories published.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1912-1921

The Standard Index of Short Stories 1900-1914

Small, Manard 1918
Hannigan, Francis J., comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.8

Author and title index in one alphabet; includes all short stories published in twenty-four of the more important magazines.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1912-1921

Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Boston Books 1915
Eastman, Mary HuseGo to Book
DDC: 016.8

This volume lists fairy tales, fables, and also stories from Greek and Norse mythology, with the numerous published versions of them listed under each, by author and title.

Ireland in Fiction; A Guide to Irish Novels, Tales, Romances, and Folk-lore

Maunsel 1919
Brown, Stephen J.Go to Book
DDC: 016.84

“The scope includes all works of fiction published in volume form, and dealing with Ireland or with the Irish abroad, and such works only. [It is not] a guide to the works of Irish novelists. Neither is it, properly speaking, a book of advice as to what is best to read.”
– from the author’s Preface.
About 1,700 titles are included, mostly annotated, arranged by author. There are also notes for each author. At the end are a number of lists, as follows:

-Historical Fiction
-Gaelic Epic and Romantic Literature
-Folk-Lore and Legend
-Fairy Tales for Children
-Catholic Clerical Life
-Humorous Books
-Books for Boys

A Guide to British Historical Fiction

Harrap 1922
Buckley, John Anthony and Williams, W. T.,Go to Book
DDC: 16.84

“The list, which is representative and not exhaustive, has been compiled with a view to illustrating every phase of British History to which reference is usually made in an ordinary School course.”
– from the Forward

European War Fiction in English and Personal Narratives; Bibliographies

Faxon 1921
Dawson, Loleta and Hunting, Marion Davis Go to Book
DDC: 016.84

Part 1 contains 320 briefly annotated works of fiction; all are about World War I and set primarily between August 1914 and November 1918. They are organized by country. At the end of Part 1 is an index by author.

Part 2 is a bibliography of personal narratives of the war. All items are briefly annotated, and only those narratives considered by the compiler to have lasting value were included. There appear to be at least 400 books and articles in Part 2.

Translations of Foreign Novels; a Selected List (Useful references series)

Boston Book Club 1917
Grimm, Minerva Ethel Go to Book
DDC: 016.84

Selected list of translations from eighteen different languages, arranged alphabetically by author and also by title. Nearly 1,100 novels are included.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926


016.9 Geography & history

Viewpoints in Travel; an Arrangement of Books according to their Essential Interest

American Library Assoc. 1919
Rathbone, Josephine Adams Go to Book
DDC: 016.9

Selected list of travel literature grouped by the essential interests of adventure, folklore, hunting, etc.; annotated and indexed by authors and regions.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1912-1921

Standard Catalog for Public Libraries: History and Travel Section

Wilson 1929
Wilson, H.W.; Sears, Minnie Earl, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 016.9

Subtitle: “An Annotated List of 1900 Titles with a Full Analytical Index.”

Reading List on Scotland

New York State Library 1907
Lyman, AliceGo to Book
DDC: 16.941

Books in the categories of History, Description and Travel, Religion, Literature and Art.

Canadian History; A Syllabus and Guide to Reading

Macmillan 1926
Trotter, Reginald GeorgeGo to Book
DDC: 16.971


Guide to the Study and Reading of American History

Ginn 1912
Channing, Edward; Hart, Albert Bushnell & Turner, Frederick Jackson Go to Book
DDC: 016.973

Part and chapter headings are:

Part I – Status and Methods
1. Status of American History
2. Historical Methods

Part II – Classified Bibliography
3. Bibliographical Aids
4. General Works
5. Geography
6. Special Works
7. Sources
8. Illustrative Works

Part III – Teaching and Reading History
9. Working Libraries
10. Class Exercises
11. Historical Reading
12. Lectures
13. Written Work

Part IV – Colonial History and the Revolution, 1492-1783
14. Discovery and Latin Colonization, 1492-1783
15. English Explorers and the Southern Colonies, 1497-1760
16. Middle Colonies, 1609-1760
17. New England, 1607-1760
18. Expulsion of the French, 1689-1763
19. The Revolution, 1760-1783

Part V – United States History, 1781-1865
20. Genesis of the Union, 1607-1775
21. Confederation and Constitution, 1781-1788
22. Organization of the Government, 1789-1801
23. Foreign Complications, 1801-1815
24. Reorganization, 1815-1829
25. Jackson’s Administration, 1829-1837
26. Slavery and Texas, 1830-1848
27. The Slavery Crisis, 1846-1860
28. The Civil War Period

Part VI – Recent United States History, 1865-1910
29. Reconstruction and Development, 1865-1872
30. Political Reaction, 1872-1880
31. New Industrial Foundations, 1880-1890
32. Economic Unrest, 1890-1898
33. The Transforming Nation, 1898-1910

Regimental Publications & Personal Narratives of the Civil War: A Checklist

NY: New York Public Library 1961-1972
Dornbusch, Charles Emil

This is Volume One, in 7 parts. The first 6 parts cover Civil War histories of 17 participating northern states. Part 7, not available at this link, is an index of the first 6 parts. According to the compiler’s Preface, every battery and regiment is listed, and arranged numerically by arm of service – Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry. Any publications that could be associated with a particular battery or regiment are listed under that unit, including regimental histories, personal narratives, reunion proceedings, unit rosters and even sermons preached at soldiers’ funerals. Personal narratives by individuals who served under more than one unit are found under the unit of their first service.

Literature of American History; a Bibliographical Guide …

American Library Association 1902
Larned, J. N., ed.Go to Book|Go to Supplement
DDC: 016.973 Rf

(title continued) ” … in which the Scope, Character, and Comparative Worth of Books in Selected Lists are Set Forth in Brief Notes by Critics of Authority”

4,145 titles, closely classified under six main headsings. Appendix: Books suggested for a good school library, for a town library, and for a good working library.
Supplement for 1900 and 1901. Nearly 200 entries. Notes generally condensed from reputable reviews, signed where practicable.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904

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Bibliography of New York Colonial History

New York State Library 1901
Flagg, Charles Alcott, comp. Go to Book
DDC: 974.7, 16.974

General histories of New York state; general colonial history of the Dutch and English periods and special topics; Local colonial history of each region of the state.

Official Publications of the State of New York Relating to its History as Colony and State

New York State Library 1917
Jewett, Alice Louise, comp.Go to Book
DDC: 974.7, 16.974

Annotated bibliography. The principal categories covered are Colonial history, State history, and Indians.

Study Outline of California History

California State Library 1920
Garoutte, Eudora Go to Book
DDC: 016.978

A short booklet containing an outline of California history to about 1880, with a bibliography of books for study. Some novels and magazine articles are included.


020 Library & information sciences

Handbook of library organization

Minnesota State library Commission, ed.
Minnesota State Library Commission 1902 Go to Book
DDC: 020



022 Administration of the physical plant

Small Library Buildings

A.L.A. Publishing Board 1908
A.L.A. Publishing Board Go to Book
DDC: 022

Subtitle: “A Collection of Plans Contributed by the League of Library Commissions”. Basic floor plans, photos and information are provided for 18 public libraries and two college libraries, all of which had been constructed within a few years before this booklet’s publication in 1908. The editor provides 15 pages of advice for designing and constructing a small library.


A Book of Carnegie Libraries

Wilson 1917
Koch, Theodore WesleyGo to Book
DDC: 022

Plans and illustrations of typical Carnegie buildings to 1907, with explanations and descriptions.
— A.L.A. Catalog 1912-1921

School Libraries; Planning and Equipping the School Library

Library Bureau
Library Bureau Go to Book
DDC: 022

Produced in about 1920 by a company that provides library furniture, the first portion is a brief how-to manual on all aspects of establishing a school library, and includes within a small bibliography. The latter part of the booklet is a catalog of their furniture.


025 Library operations

Abridged Decimal Classification and Relative Index for Libraries, Clippings, Notes, etc.

Forest Press 1915
Dewey, Melvil Go to Book
DDC: 025 Rf



028 Reading, use of other information media

The Mastery of Books: Hints on Reading and the Use of Libraries

American Book 1896
Koopman, H. XiGo to Book
DDC: 028

Discusses selection, methods, memory, note taking, periodicals, reference books, etc. Gives classified list of valuable books, and annotated list of books on reading.
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904



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