Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015     Views: 92

The following books are a good place to start:

The first 350 years of the Harvard University Library

Building a great library : the Coolidge years at Harvard

Widener : biography of a library

International dictionary of library histories, v. 1, pp 348-352 

Encyclopedia of library and information science, v. 10,  pp 317-373

For more information, consult the research guides prepared by the Harvard University Archives, also the bibliography and microfiche The Harvard University Library A Documentary History. The index is available in Widener, call number RR 1039.8.4.

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