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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alexandria Academy - Apothecary Shop

 File — Box 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains postcards of the Alexandria Library and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop.

Alexandria Library Annual Reports, 1951-1957

 File — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This folder contains 6 annual reports collected by Bob Whitton while he served on the Library Board at the Alexandria Library.

Alexandria Library Barrett Branch Reopening and Dedication Photo Collection (MS334)

Identifier: MS334
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nearly 500 color prints that provide a photo documentation of the remodeling and reopening of the Kate Waller Barrett Branch of the Alexandria Library on 717 Queen Street, in Alexandria, Virginia, circa 1994-1995.

Alexandria Library Company Records (MS002)

Identifier: MS002
Content Description The collection consists of circulation, subscription, and financial ledgers, annual lecture series documents, catalogues, correspondence, and various organizational documents. Topics include: foundation of the Alexandria Library Company, its cycles of growth and decline reflecting the local economy; the formation of the local public library system; and the on-going activities of the Alexandria Library Company, most notably its lecture series.

Mary Powell Scott Papers (MS411)

 Collection — Assorted box 4
Identifier: MS411
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records relating to the operation of the library society during the period of Scott's presidency. These include copies of by-laws and the contract for the site of library itself, as well as a resolution taken toward the end of her tenure. There is also a notebook containing lists and financial information from the period of her leadership. For minutes, see the official society records and those of the library. Another document of note is a letter of...

Photos of the Barrett Branch Remodeling and Reopening, 1994-1995

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Box contains 482 color photographs of the remodeling, construction, and re-opening of the Barrett Branch, Alexandria Library at 717 Queen Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, in 1994-1995. The box also contains one program from the dedication and reopening ceremony that occured September 10, 1995.