1900 Annual Report for the Lane Memorial Library
REPORT OF LIBRARY COMMITTEE
Number of books added by purchase, 44.
Mrs. Marilla Leavitt has generously donated about 21 volumes of unbound Harpers’ Monthly Magazines, making a valuable as well as desirable acquisition to our library; the magazines have been placed in the hands of the Boston Book Binding Co., for the purpose of being bound. Other volumes have been presented as follows
Harriet P. Neal, 1 vol; Mary Lauman Underwood, 1 vol; Mrs. Moody Currier, 1 vol; Theosophical Book Concern, 1 vol; Joseph Burdette Co., 1 vol; Department Agriculture. Washington, D.C., 2 vols; Civil Service Commission, 4 vols; State New Hampshire, 1 vol; making a total of 57 volumes added during the year, exclusive of the magazines. Total number on the catalogue, 2,522.
Number of volumes issued during year, 2,040. Largest issue on any one evening, 58. Least number on any one evening, 18. Average number per evening, 40.
|SIMEON A. SHAW,
CHARLES M. BATCHELDER,