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Port Library of Beloit, Kansas, scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q220


Vera A. Pearson, the Port Library (Beloit, Kansas) librarian, created this scrapbook, "Public relations as exemplified in a small mid-western library". Pearson, an amateur printer, produced most of the printing specimens. The scrapbook also includes printed bookmarks, some photographs, meeting notes, programs (including one for the University of Kansas Reading Program for Children), and newspaper clippings.


  • Creation: 1953


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of Port Library (Beloit, Kansas)

The Port Library of Beloit, Kansas, was founded in 1932 when Mrs. Emma Port willed her home to the city for a library.


1 oversize box (16 x 20 inches, Scrapbook )

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS Q220

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown, 1989

Guide to the Port Library of Beloit, Kansas Collection
Port Library of Beloit, Kansas, scrapbook
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2007. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2007
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Preferred citation
Port Library of Beloit, Kansas Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS Q220, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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