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American Library in Paris Correspondence (Digital Surrogate)

Digital surrogates of the correspondence of The American Library in Paris contains reports, budgets, organization charts, book lists, and other papers relating to the American Library in Paris and the Paris Library School (Ecole de Bibliothecaires), includes detailed accounts of the founding of the American Library in Paris and the Paris Library School, the American Library and Parisian life after the liberation, and debates on the role of women as librarians. Primary correspondents include Milton E. Lord, Flora Ludington, Carl H. Milam, Edward A. Sumner, H. M. Lydenberg, and Jessie Carson.

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