American Library History: A Comprehensive Guide to the Literature


Offers a detailed bibliography of works related to the development and functions of American libraries, including the earliest public, Sunday School, YMCA, and privately established libraries around the country. Includes listings of biographies of individual librarians and benefactors.

This is a bibliography on the history of libraries in the U.S.

The Chapters of the book are offered here on an ongoing process, as the chapters become available in PDF format.

Reprinted chapters of the book issued in 1989 are below.