Fonds DA DPL - Deseronto Public Library records

Identity area

Reference code

CA ON00156 DA DPL

Title

Deseronto Public Library records

Date(s)

  • 1885-1970 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

16 volumes

Context area

Name of creator

(1885-)

Administrative history

Deseronto Public Library began as the Deseronto Mechanics Institute on 27 October 1885. Dr John Newton was elected as the President of the Institute. On 11 November 1885 the first Library Committee was estabished, with Ebenezer Arthur Rixen as the Librarian and Miss Millie Anderson as Assistant Librarian. In 1896 the Institute became a Public Library under the terms of the Free Libraries Act.

Archival history

Accumulated by the Deseronto Public Library and transferred to the Deseronto Archives.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from the Deseronto Archives in September 2016.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

  • Library minute books, 1885-1950

  • Library minutes (bound file), 1950-1961

  • Library minutes (file), 1976-1986

  • File of Library minutes, 1989-1994

  • Board Meeting Business file, 1988-1989

  • Library catalogue, 1895

  • Library statistics, 1902-1911

  • Library cash book, 1907-1919

  • Library cash book, 1920-1955

  • Library disbursements, 1955-1960

  • Library rolls (patrons and reference numbers of books borrowed), 1909, 1910 and 1911-12

  • Library books issued, March-October 1921

  • Library books issued, November 1921-December 1924

  • File of Library correspondence, 1920s

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1951-1954

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1954-1957

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1957-1960

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1960-1963

  • Deseronto Public Library Circulation Register (total numbers of books borrowed each day, by subject), 1964-1966

  • Library scrapbook, 1964-1970

  • File of library newsclippings, 2001

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