‘An Idea Likely Too Big’: John B. Stetson University’s Pursuit of an Academic Carnegie Library in the Early Twentieth Century

@article{Ryan2013AnIL,
  title={‘An Idea Likely Too Big’: John B. Stetson University’s Pursuit of an Academic Carnegie Library in the Early Twentieth Century},
  author={Susan M. Ryan},
  journal={Library \& Information History},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={38 - 58}
}
  • S. Ryan
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Sociology
  • Library & Information History
Abstract Andrew Carnegie is well known for the more than 1800 public libraries he funded across the country, but less attention has been paid to the 108 academic library buildings for which he is responsible. Carnegie favoured smaller rather than larger academic institutions, funded a number of colleges serving African American students, and was known to have somewhat of a bias against Church-related schools. John B. Stetson University, a small school, yet segregated and firmly affiliated with… Expand
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