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Mercantile Library Association of St. Louis.

St. Louis Mercantile Library Association.

Mercantile Library Association of St. Louis.

by St. Louis Mercantile Library Association.

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Published by E.S. Hand in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Missouri,
  • Saint Louis.
    • Subjects:
    • Isaacs, Henry G.,
    • St. Louis Mercantile Library Association -- Buildings.,
    • Subscription libraries -- Missouri -- Saint Louis.,
    • Library buildings -- Missouri -- Saint Louis.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ733.S138 H
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[36] p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7000313M
      LC Control Number08026559
      OCLC/WorldCa13983315

        Though the Mercantile Library is the oldest library west of the Mississippi the St. Louis Lyceum was the first collection of books that was circulated amongst community members and continues to make up a large portion of the libraries archives, or stacks. The library’s collection continued to grow for years since then, with very detailed. The resources selected for this collection come from the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Founded in , the Mercantile Library is the oldest library west of the Mississippi River and has deep and far reaching collections related to the history, growth, and development of St. Louis and Missouri.

      Saint Louis University Library. The St. Louis University Library contains many books relating to the history of St. Louis. These works are divided between the reference collection, and the Archive, which is located in the St. Louis Room. Many books on the development of St. Louis written during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Abstract. Though published in January of , the cover indicates that it is a report of the library's activities for the year This is a change in format from the previous decade of annual document contains the annual report for the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association and the twelfth annual report of the Board of Directors of the Mercantile Library .

      The St. Louis Mercantile Library, founded in in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, was originally established as a membership library, and is the oldest extant library west of the Mississippi River. Since the library has been housed at the University of Missouri-St. Louis as a Special Collections library within the Thomas Jefferson Library.   Organizers are expecting up to 1, art and rare-book collectors to pack this year’s St. Louis Mercantile Library Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The number of dealers has increased to 25 this year and includes a fine-art gallery in Chesterfield, Mo.


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Note Very badly discolored by collector's glue Rights. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.St Louis Mercantile Library Association Quick Facts. place. Saint Louis, MO Summary. Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. Mission. SUPPORT AND ADVISE THE ST.

LOUIS MERCANTILE LIBRARY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS. Ruling Year Main Address. 1 University Blvd.

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