Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894
- Existence: 1821 - 1894
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, writings and research materials assembled by Chicago Public Library chief librarian, Carl B. Roden. Research materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications concerning or authored by William F. Poole.
The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.
Includes primarily Poole's incoming and outgoing correspondence while Librarian at the Newberry. Also includes some reports, memoranda, booklists, and invoices. Newberry Library administrative correspondence concerns acquisitions, Trustee affairs, personnel matters, library building design, and reference questions. There is also correspondence with prominent librarians and historians, and with publishers regarding Poole's Index.
Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.
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