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A Priceless Gift: The Launceston Mechanics' Institute and Public Library 1906 to 1948

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posted on 2023-11-19, 23:41 authored by Stefan PetrowStefan Petrow

Focuisng on the people who promoted, shaped and advanced its work, this history of the Launceston Public Library of the period 1906 to 1948 exoplains how the library, under the guiding hand of its librarian Joseph Reginald Forward, built its widely admired collections.

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Series

Local History Series, Friends of the Library, Launceston

Issue

4

Edition

First

Pagination

1-173:173

ISBN

9780977546251

Department/School

Office of the School of Humanities

Publisher

Friends of the Library, Launceston

Publication status

  • Published

Place of publication

Launceston

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Copyright 2023 Stefan Petrow This chapter is copyright, it is made openly accessible in this repository with the licence of the copyright owner. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of the author.

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