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2 edition of nationwide inventory of American imprints under WPA auspices found in the catalog.

nationwide inventory of American imprints under WPA auspices

McMurtrie, Douglas C.

nationwide inventory of American imprints under WPA auspices

an address at the 1938 conference at Kansas City of the American Library Association, Section on Archives and Libraries

by McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Published by Priv. Print. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical Records Survey (U.S.).,
  • American literature -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Douglas C. McMurtrie ; with an introductory note by A.F. Kuhlman.
    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1215.H67 M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6397059M
    LC Control Number40001485
    OCLC/WorldCa2056001

    The American Imprints Inventory made a significant contribution in the assembly of information about the existence of titles, located all over the nation, but was not at all concerned with their content. Moreover, in Utah the imprints work was being done primarily out of Salt Lake City in a suboffice of the Historical Records Survey. This compendium and travelogue of the American scene and psyche consistently maintains literary quality and a feeling of movement. The more than 50 vignettes were selected by Weisberger from hundreds of works commenced in the 's and organized under The Federal Writers Project of the W.P.A. Unlike the first person interviews compiled by Ann Banks (First Person America, Knopf, ) .

    Find the complete American Guide book series listed in order. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $ Early American Imprints is a digital and microopaque card (not the more common microfiche) collection produced by is based on Charles Evan's American Bibliography and on Shaw-Shoemaker's American Bibliography and contains the full text of all known existing books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the United States (or British American colonies prior to Independence) from

    Role of the Works Progress Administration?Luther H. Evans, national director, WPA Historical Records Survey, Wash ington, D.C. Nation-wide Inventory of American Imprints under WPA Auspices?Douglas C. Mc Murtrie, consultant to the national direc tor, WPA Historical Records Survey, Chi cago Status of Check-lists and Catalogs of Lo. The American Imprints Inventory in North Carolina Maurice C. York It was a tremendous task that required the assistance of librarians, historians, and relief workers throughout the country. In , under the auspices of the Historical Records Survey of the Works Progress Administration, bibliographer Douglas Crawford McMurtrie organized the Amer-.


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[with:] A CHECKLIST OF AMERICAN IMPRINTS. 56 volume set. by Shaw, Ralph R., Richard H. Shoemaker & M. Frances Cooper, compilers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   “Under the auspices of the WPA, workers went to archives, historical societies, public and university libraries, and compiled inventories of manuscript collections,” writes Bryan Mulcahy in an online report.

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This remarkably comprehensive collection is based on renowned bibliographies by Charles Evans and Roger Bristol and by Ralph R. Shaw. (RECORD GROUP 69) (Bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF THE CIVIL WORKS ADMINISTRATION General records Field office records RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION (FERA) lin.

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From tothe WPA (Works Progress Administration), through it's Federal Writers' Project created a series of books that captured the country in print. Forty-Eight state guides plus territorial guide books, city guides, etc.

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