28 December 2015 Blogs

Scenes from an Academic Library, Circa 1898

Blog post featuring 19th century scenes from "America's Greatest Library." “A great library…should teach the methods of thorough research, and cultivate in readers the habit of seeking the original sources of learning.” Posted December 28, 2015.

This week we are running a special series featuring libraries in ProQuest Historical Newspapers. 
“A great library…should teach the methods of thorough research, and cultivate in readers the habit of seeking the original sources of learning.”
-Justin Winsor, Executive Head of Harvard Library (1877-1897)
AMERICA'S GREATEST LIBRARY. (1898, Mar 06). Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922) Retrieved from https://www.proquest.com/docview/498853221?accountid=131239

This week we are running a special series featuring libraries in ProQuest Historical Newspapers. 

“A great library…should teach the methods of thorough research, and cultivate in readers the habit of seeking the original sources of learning.”

-Justin Winsor, Executive Head of Harvard Library (1877-1897)