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Early Public Libraries in the U.S.: 1800 to 1880s

R. Thomas Hille

R. Thomas Hille is an architect, educator, and researcher based in Seattle, Washington, USA. His previous books on architecture and design include Modern Schools and Inside the Large-Small House. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Public Library : Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2019

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... 42 University of Virginia Library Charlottesville, Virginia Thomas Jefferson 1826 46 Boston Athenaeum Boston, Massachusetts Edward Clarke Cabot 1849 48 Boston Public Library Boston, Massachusetts Charles Kirk Kirby 1859 50 Astor Library...