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It began with the yankee Library organization (ALA) which desired to rejoice its centenary in 1976 at its headquarters in Chicago. With 5 American librarians and non-librarians i used to be invited to provide a centennial paper. I declined the flattering provide simply because I had left the career and had no time to do any learn. I extra innocently, notwithstanding, that i might be thrilled to talk out of private event, for example at the impor­ tance of yankee librarianship in my specialist existence. This professional­ posal used to be authorised; I added the lecture and my textual content used to be revealed in Libraries and the lifestyles cif the brain. earlier than I had learn my paper in Chicago I bought a request from the overseas Federation of Library institutions (IFLA) to give a contribution with memories of a President to the 50th anniver­ sary quantity of IFLA (1927-1977). For purposes with which I agreed IFLA didn't post my paper in complete, akin to it really is given right here as bankruptcy 10. i'm convinced that nobody will evaluate the 2 types so as to attempt to discover \\That has been ignored within the previous printing. different papers have seemed in German Festschrifts, one for Kurt Koster from Frankfurt-aiM (chapter 7) and one for Gerhard Liebers from Munster (chapter five) the previous being focussed to accord with the curiosity of the recipient on medieval Dutch manuscripts, the latter, for related purposes, on library constructions.

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