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Albert Predeek manuscript, History of Libraries in the USA, 1954-1957

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Albert Predeek manuscript,

History of Libraries in the USA,

Date

1954-1957

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

59M7 : [identification of item], History of Libraries in the USA, 1954-1957, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.45 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

The Albert Predeek manuscript, History of Libraries in the USA contains two manuscript drafts written by Predeek, a final draft, notes, and correspondence.

Biography/History

The manuscript was begun by Albert Predeek of Germany who died in 1956. The editor Dr. Leyh wanted the manuscript finished and Lawrence Thompson was asked to complete the book. Mrs. Predeek sent the manuscript and notes of her husband to Mr. Thompson who then worked on and completed the book. The book is written in German and published in Germany. Lawrence Sidney Thompson was the Director of Libraries at the University of Ketucky from 1948-1965.

Scope and Content

The Albert Predeek manuscript, History of Libraries in the USA contains two manuscript drafts written by Predeek, a final draft, notes, and the correspondence of Lawerence S. Thompson dealing with his work on the unfinished manuscript.

Subjects

  • Manuscripts.
  • Germany.
  • Authors.
  • Libraries--History--20th century.
  • Libraries--United States--history.

Collection Inventory

Working notes, 1954
[Box: 1, Folder: 2, Box: 1, Folder: 1]
English text of History of Libraries in the USA,, 1956
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Typescript German manuscript, 1956
[Box: 1, Folder: 5]
Written and typed rough drafts, 1956 March
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]
Corrected manuscript, 1957
[Box: 1, Folder: 6]
Gallery Proofs, 1957
[Box: 1, Folder: 7]
Die Vereinigten Staaten Von Nordamerika, 1957
[Box: 1, Folder: 8]