This week we revisit Season 2, Episode 7 featuring Reference Library Associate Jim Borzilleri and Historian and Librarian Betsy Tyler, where they discuss the amazing feat of creating the 1900 card catalogue with a cutting edge device called a typewriter and the newly publish method called the Dewey Decimal System. They also discuss Maria Mitchell's and Sarah Bond's involvement in the library's collection.
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If you want to know more about this topic, check our this very thorough list of resources that Jim has compiled: FURTHER READING
Check out Betsy's book The Nantucket Atheneum: A History, and her latest book A Thousand Leagues of Blue.
The Shelves of Yore is a production of the Nantucket Atheneum. It was written, narrated, and edited by Janet Forest and researched by Jim Borzilleri. Voice of Clara Parker by Sammy Aguiar.
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