University of Georgia Library book hour records

University of Georgia Library book hour records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Burnet, Duncan
Creator: LaBoone, Elizabeth
Creator: Newton, Charlotte
Creator: University of Georgia. Libraries.
Title: University of Georgia Library book hour records
Dates: 1936
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 477 to MS 495)
Coll. Number: ms486(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Duncan Burnet was born in 1876 and became the Librarian for the University of Georgia in 1904. He was the first professional librarian hired by the University of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of a series of talks on books and reading sponsored by the University of Georgia Library in the winter and spring of 1936. The collection includes notices, posters, lists of those attending, and notes concerning the meetings and some of the speeches. Mr. Duncan Burnet, Librarian, Miss Charlotte Newton, and Miss Elizabeth LaBoone were the primary participants.

Index Terms

Attendance lists.
Book clubs (Discussion groups)--Georgia--Athens--History.
Book talks--Georgia--Athens--History.
Records (documents)
University of Georgia. Libraries.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University of Georgia Library book hour records, 1936. MS 486. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Records, 1936