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Library education

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: USED FOR: Librarians--Education Library science--Study and teaching

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Josephine Adams Rathbone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-007
Abstract Josephine Adams Rathbone was one of the pioneers of American library science education and spent her career as instructor, vice-director, and director of the Library School at Pratt Institute. She was also heavily involved with professional organizations such as the Association of American Library Schools, the American Library Association, the New York Library Association, and the New York Library Club. Her papers consist of professional and personal correspondence, published and unpublished...
Dates: 1909 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1940

Julia Pettee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-009
Abstract

Julia Pettee was a student of the Pratt Institute Library School from 1894-1895. From 1909 to 1939, she was the Chief Cataloger in the Union Theological Seminary Library where she devised a unique classification system for theological works. Her papers date primarily from 1895 to 1905 and include incoming and outgoing correspondence, writings by and about Pettee, class notes, and ephemera related to her time as a library student.

Dates: 1894 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1905

Records of the School of Information and Library Science

 Collection
Identifier: PI-001
Abstract

The Records of the School of Information and Library Science documents the history of America’s oldest library school in continuous operation beginning with its founding in 1890. Through correspondence, curriculum materials, student work, and other documents, this collection provides an account of the library school’s activities up to the 21st century, especially in its first 50 years.

Dates: 1886 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1939