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Library Co. of Phila.
Autobiographical Sketch Written in 1987 and A Bibliography of the Published Writings of Edwin Wolf 2nd
Edwin Wolf 2nd (au); John C. Van Horne (fr)
Edwin Wolf 2nd (1911-1991) began his long assoc. with the Library Co. (LCP) in 1952, when he was hired as a consultant to survey the collections & advise about its future direction. Mr. Wolf’s report concluded that LCP’s rare book collection was of enormous significance, & he recommended that the LCP become a scholarly research library with special emphasis on the history & culture of Amer. to 1880. His report became the blueprint for the renaissance of the LCP over the coming decades that Mr. Wolf orchestrated. By the time he retired as Librarian in 1984 the LCP was recognized as one of the nation’s premier independent research libraries. This publication will bring a smile of recognition to those who read it. Includes a brief Afterword. Bibliography.
Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints
Journal of the Proceedings of Congress held at Philadelphia September 5, 1774: A Facsimile of the Official Edition Printed in 1774
Jennings’ Philadelphia: The Life of Philadelphia Photographer William Nicholson Jennings (1860-1946)
The Library of William Byrd of Westover
Gothic Windows to Peacocks
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