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Capital libraries and librarians

John Young Cole

Capital libraries and librarians

a brief history of the District of Columbia Library Association, 1894-1994

by John Young Cole

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • District of Columbia Library Association -- History.,
    • Library science -- Washington (D.C.) -- Societies, etc. -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Y. Cole.
      LC ClassificationsZ673.D62 C65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1088242M
      ISBN 100844408379
      LC Control Number94012277

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