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English public library as an agency for social stability c. 1850-1919.

Alistair Matthew Black

English public library as an agency for social stability c. 1850-1919.

by Alistair Matthew Black

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Published in c1989 .
Written in English


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  Here’s a Little Free Library outside Janney Elementary School in the Tenleytown area of Washington D.C., and just next door to the Tenleytown branch of the Washington, D.C., public library system. A city received a grant of $5,, from a private agency. The money was to be used to build a new city library. In which fund should the money be recorded for the Fund Financial Statements? A. the General Fund. B. an Expendable Trust Fund. C. a Capital Projects Fund. D. an Agency Fund. E. a Permanent Fund.

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It is suggested that the Victorian, Edwardian and First World War public library aimed to help deliver social stability by diffusing humanistic culture and by assisting individual and national economic prosperity. These ostensibly divergent preoccupations achieved a high degree of compatibility within the context of the local municipal library.

Location of Repository The English public library as an agency for social stability c. By A.M Black, Polytechnic of North London (United Kingdom) and London (United Kingdom) Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA).

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