The Librarians of Congress

The Librarians of Congress

by Christian A. Nappo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442262607
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/16/2016
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Christian A. Nappo works for the School District of Lee County, Florida and holds an M.A.L.I.S. in Library & Information Science from the University of South Florida. He also holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama and a M.A. in History from the University of Nebraska-Kearny.

Table of Contents

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Foreword by Dr. Roy Balleste, St. Thomas University School of Law
Introduction—A Brief History of the Library of Congress
Chapter One: John James Beckley—Jefferson’s First Librarian
Chapter Two: Patrick Magruder—The Unfortunate Librarian
Chapter Three: George Watterston—The Librarian of Letters
Chapter Four: John Silva Meehan—The Jacksonian Librarian
Chapter Five: John Gould Stephenson—The Civil War Era Librarian
Chapter Six: Ainsworth Rand Spofford—The Transformational Librarian
Chapter Seven: John Russell Young—The Journalist Librarian
Chapter Eight: George Herbert Putnam—The Modern Librarian
Chapter Nine: Archibald MacLeish—The Literary Librarian
Chapter Ten: Luther Harris Evans—The Diplomatic Librarian
Chapter Eleven: Lawrence Quincy Mumford—The Administrative Librarian
Chapter Twelve: Daniel Joseph Boorstin—The Scholar Librarian
Chapter Thirteen: James Hadley Billington—The Russian Studies Scholar Librarian

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