50 Specialty Libraries of New York City: From Botany to by Terry Ballard

By Terry Ballard

Everyone understands that manhattan continues one of many nice library platforms on the earth - the 2 lions that safeguard the forty second road library one of the most vital icons within the urban. much less renowned are a bunch of uniqueness libraries that experience grown up round the wealthy highbrow and cultural lifetime of big apple urban. there are many libraries that serve genealogical researchers, but additionally libraries catering to Spanish, German, French and Russian audio system. there's a library of books approximately canines and one who is predicated at the paintings of Carl Jung. A library in Staten Island assessments out instruments to householders rebuilding after typhoon Sandy. Fifty strong point Libraries of recent York City might be a travel of hugely really good yet publicly obtainable libraries in long island and the Outer Boroughs. In each one case, entry is defined, and an interview with the director or manager is gifted. This booklet is a distinct info resource for all these librarians and researchers attracted to the wealthy cultural background of latest York’s libraries.

  • Goes past the listing layout to offer considerate statement and interview fabric on every one library
  • Refers the reader to present information
  • Written by means of a librarian with 50 years’ event of public, educational, and exact libraries, and with a deep feeling for brand new York
  • Gives an account of fifty speciality libraries of latest York urban, from small subscription libraries to the UN Library
  • Presents details on libraries which are little-known and commonly worthy in New York

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The nearest subway is a 5-minute walk to the No. 6 station at Lafayette and Canal Street or south to the City Hall station. These are best if you are heading to Grand Central. If you want to go directly to Penn Station, it is a 10-minute walk northwest to the Canal Street station of the A, C, and E lines or the Franklin Street station on the No. 1 line. 00003-4 © 2016 by T. Ballard. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The building is an imposing marble structure that was built during the reign of Governor Al Smith.

In answer to the question about famous visitors, I was told that they were visited by Burt Pugach, 24 50 Specialty Libraries of New York City a lawyer who hired men to throw lye in the face of his ex-fiancée Linda Riss. He was convicted and served 16 years in prison. When he was released, he married Riss, even though the attack had left her blind in one eye and seriously impaired in the other. Their story inspired the film Crazy Love. Even though the laws mandating county law libraries did not begin until 1946, the Queens library had begun years before in Long Island City.

Utexas. edu/collections/books/holdings/telawrence/. htm. htm. html. CHAPTER 6 Art When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. ’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. com/MoMALibrary I cannot remember the first time I visited the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), but it must have been in the early 1990s when we first moved east. When I first e-mailed the library, there was a prompt response from the reference librarian, and an appointment was set up.

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