Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894 : William Frederick Poole Papers, 1858-1894, bulk 1887-1894
- Historian and compiler of Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, a founder of the American Library Association, and first librarian of the Newberry Library, 1887-1894. Poole's papers include his incoming and outgoing correspondence while librarian at the Newberry (much with prominent librarians and historians), and also reports, memoranda, booklists and invoices relating to Poole's Index and to Newberry acquisitions, Trustees, personnel, building design and reference questions.
Extent: 12.5 linear feet - (30 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Newberry Library
Call Number: NL Archives 03/01