Cornell’s First University Librarian

Cornell University Library Bulletin. vol. i, no. 1. January 1882.

The first issue of the Cornell University Library Bulletin summarizes the activities and acquisitions resulting from the Library’s first two decades of growth. Willard Fiske resigned his post as University Librarian in 1883, but his interest in the Library continued. He corresponded regularly with his successor, George W. Harris, and made generous gifts to the Library’s collections during his lifetime and through the bequest of his entire personal library.

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