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BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY 



STATISTICAL REPORT 
1964 



BOSTON 
PUBLISHED BY THE TRUSTEES 



TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY 



AUGUSTIN H. PARKER 

President 
Term expires April 30, 1965 



LENAHAN O'CONNELL 

Vice President 
Term expires April 30, 1966 



ERWIN D. CANHAM 
Term expires April 30, 1968 



EDWARD G. MURRAY 
Term expires April 30, 1967 



SIDNEY R. RABB 

Term expires April 30, 1969 



MILTON E. LORD 

Director, and Librarian 



CONTENTS 



I — Summary of Expenditures, 1930-1964 ... 1 



II — Appropriations and Expenditures for Personnel, 

1930-1964 3 



III — Appropriations and Expenditures for Books . . 10 
IV — Personnel 14 



V — Count of Books, Films, Recordings, and Other 

Library Materials 27 



VI — Use of Books, Films, and Recordings ... 43 

VII— The Catalogs 47 

VIII— Binding 48 

IX — Programs and Exhibitions 49 

X— Trust Funds 76 

XI — Officers of the Library, as of December 31, 1964 . 100 

Financial Statement 104 



Boston Public Library 



SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES, 1930-1964 



Total Expenditures, 1930-1964 



1930 
1935 
1940 
1945 
1950 
1955 
1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 



FROM ANNUAL 

CITT 
APPBOPRIATION 

Sl,132,520.06 
1,139,114.88 
1,232,633.01 
1,309,615.79 
2,573,781 .32 
3,177,122.03 
3,216,974.47 
3,517,407.39 
3,550,265.08 
3,559,033.35 
3,888,716.49 



FROM SPECIAL 

CITT 
APPROPRIATION 

$237,962.11 
36,295.49 
52,930.24 

66,786.08 
13,730.66 
160,842.91 
143,838.51 
105,385.24 
330,990.96 
254,573.01 



FROM 

INCOME OF 

TRD3T FUNDS 

$22,796.21 
24,496.50 

128,403.69 
42,695 .41 
61,030.37 
50,459.29 
72,071.47 
85,846.06 
90,795.58 
87,256.49 

100,848.56 



FROM 

OIFTS FOB 

CURRENT D8B 



$88.80 
387.68 
2,706.48 
553.51 
806.54 
819.14 
528.98 
327.05 
728.15 



$1,393,278.38 
1,199,906.87 
1,414,055.74 
1,352,698.88 
2,704,304 .25 
3,241,865.49 
3,450,695.39 
3.747,911.10 
3,74n,974.88 
3,977,607 85 
4,244,866.21 



Distribution of Expenditures from Annual City Appropriation, 

1930-1964 



TBAB 


SALARIBB 
AND WAGES 


BOOKS AND OTHER 
LIBRARY MATERIALS 


ALL OTHER 
ACCOUNTS 


TOTAL 


1930 


$809,530.41 


$159,999.97 


$162,989.68 


$1,132,520.06 


1935 


912,339.26 


99,233.95 


127,541.67 


1,139,114.88 


1940 


1,045,735.40 


57,499.94 


129,397.67 


1,232,633.01 


1945 


1,064,343.72 


81,701.74 


163,570.33 


1,309,615.79 


1950 


2,109,771.34 


147,498.16 


316,511.82 


2,573,781 .32 


1955 


2,510,312.15 


316,029.82 


350,780.06 


3,177,122.03 


1960 


2,706,700.30 


182,868.48 


327,405.69 


3,216,974.47 


1961 


2,873,389.28 


263,870.06 


380,148.05 


3,517,407.39 


1962 


2,892,731.99 


267,033.06 


390,500.03 


3,550,265.08 


1963 


2,913,428.54 


266,708.87 


378,895.94 


3,559,033.35 


1964 


3,091,604.85 


373,111.67 


423,999.97 


3,888,716.49 



Distribution of Expenditures fro.m Special City Appropriation, 1930-1964 





CENTRAL LIBRARY 


BRANCH 










FOUNDATIONS 


LIBRARIES 


RELIEF 








BOOF CONSTRUCTION 


NEW 


PROJECTS 


EQUIPMENT 




TBAB 


AND IMPROVEMENTS 


BUILDINGS 


(WPA, ETC.) 


LOAN 


TOTAL 


1930 


$206,391.46 


$31,570.65 






$237,962.11 


1935 


4,867.40 


5,705.30 


$25,722.79 




36,295.49 


1940 


14,743.24 




38,187.00 




52,930.24 


1945 












1950 


214.61 


66,571 .47 






66,786.08 


1955 




5,479.28 




$8,251.38 


13,730.66 


1960 




160,842.91 






160,842.91 


1961 




142,957.56 




880.95 


143.&i8.51 


1962 


52,294.57 


84,324.62 




18,766.05 


10-),38).24 


1963 


155,955.51 


122,295.84 




52,739.61 


330,990 96 


1964 


149,479.85 


96,411.18 




8,681.98 


254,573.01 



2 City Document No. 15 

Distribution of Expenditures from Income of Trust Funds, 1930 - 1964 



TBAB 


BOOKS AND OTHER 
LIBRARY MATERIALS 


SALARIES 


OTHER 


TOTAL 


1930 


$22,466.21 


$180.00 


$150.00 


$22,796.21 


1935 


22,264.83 


1,602.67 


629.00 


24,496.50 


1940 


124,618.89 


2,070.00 


1,714.80 


128,403.69 


1945 


41,370.31 


481.65 


843.45 


42,695.41 


1950 


60,530.37 


100.00 


400.00 


61,030.37 


1955 


45,519.55 


2,207.90 


2,731.84 


50,459.29 


1960 


68,663.46 


886 .00 


2,522.01 


72,071 .47 


1961 


72,014.60 


939.25 


12,892.21 


85.846.06 


1962 


81,272.41 


1,267.76 


8,255.41 


90,795 . 58 


1963 


78,969.33 


4,355.84 


3,931.32 


87,256.49 


1964 


86,815.08 


6,203.75 


7,829.73 


100,848.56 



Distribution of Expenditures from Gifts for Current Use, 1930 - 1964 

BOOKS ANX> OTHER 

TEAR LIBRARY MATERIALS 

1930 

1935 

1940 $88.80 

1945 387.68 

1950 2,706.48 

1955 553.51 

1960 806.54 

19fi1 ^1<> 14 

1962 528.98 

1963 327 05 

1964 728.15 



Boston Public Library 



II 



APPROPRIATIONS AND EXPENDITURES FOR 
PERSONNEL, 1930 - 1964 

Total Appropriations and Expenditures for All Personnel, 1930- 1964 





AMOUNT 


AMOUNT 


UNEXPENDED 


TEAR 


APPROPRIATED 


EXPENDED 


BALANCE 


1930 


$812,000.00 


$809,530.41 


$2,469.59 


1935 


915,000.00 


912,339.26 


2,660.74 


1940 


1,065,000.00 


1,045,735.40 


19,264.60* 


1945 


1,065,000.00 


1,064,343.72 


656.28 


1950 


2,110,000.00 


2,109,771.34 


228.66 


1955 


2,600,000 .00 


2,510,312.15 


89,687.85*^ 


1960 


2,716,000.00 


2,706,700.30 


9,299.7011 


1961 


2,880,000.00 


2,873,389.28 


6,610. 721[ 


1962 


2,930,000.00 


2,892,731.99 


37,268. Olt 


1963 


2,956,388.54 


2,913,428.54 


42,960. OOt 


1964 


3,095,000.00 


3,091,604.85 


3,395. 15§ 



• $18,775.53 transferred to other account^ of the Library; $489.07 reverted to the City Treas- 
ury. 
** $52,735.00 transferred to other accounts of the Library; $25,000.00 transferred to other 
City Departments; $11,952.85 reverted to the City Treasury. 
I $9,299.70 reverted to the City Treasury. 

^ $6,590.28 transferred to other accounts of the Library; $20.44 reverted to the City Treasury. 
t $37,268.01 transferred to other accounts of the Library, 
t $42,960.00 transferred to other accounts of the Library. 
§ $3,395.15 transferred to other accounts of the Library. 



1930 - 1964 



TEAB 

1929 
1930 
1935 
1940 
1945 
1950 
1955 
1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 



TOTAL EXPENDITURES 

FOB SALARIES AND WAGES 

FOB ALL PERSONNEL 

$770,367.26 
809,530.41 
912,339.26 
1,045,735.40 
1,064,343.72 
2,109,771.34 
2,510,312.15 
2,706,700.30 
2,873,389.28 
2,892,731.99 
2,913,428.54 
3,091,604.85 



IDITUBES FOB Al 


.L Personnel, 


% OP 


% OF 


CHANGE FBOM 


CHANGE 


PBECEDINO TEAS 


FBOM 1929 


+5.1% 


+5.1% 


+ 11.0% 


+ 18.3% 


+ 1.2% 


+35.7% 


+0.5% 


+ 38.2% 


+4.0% 


+ 173.8% 


-5.5% 


+ 225.7% 


-2.6% 


+251.4% 


+6.2% 


+272.9% 


+0.6% 


+ 275.5% 


+0.7% 


+278.2% 


+0.6% 


+301.3% 



Changes Year by Year in Total Expenditures for Regular Service 
(Full-Time Personnel), 1930 - 1964 

TOTAL EXPENDITUBE8 % OF % OF 

FOB SALARIES AND WAGES CHANGE FROM CHANGE 

TBAR FOR BEGULAB SERVICE PRECEDING TEAS FROM 1929 

1929 $663,747.98 

1930 694,183.74 +4.6% +4.6% 
1935 799,271.34 +17.1% +20.4% 
1940 954,292.69 +1.1% +43.8% 
1945 940,227.10 +0.8% +41.6% 
1950 1,838,560.39 +4.1% +176.8% 
1955 2,227,715.52 —5.3% +235.4% 

1960 2,467,556.81 —1.3% +271.8% 

1961 2.624.704.09 4-6.4% +205.2% 

1962 2.673.348.65 +1.9% +302.8% 

1963 2,709,448.32 +1.4% +308.2% 

1964 2,851,729.57 +5.3% +329.6% 



City Document No. 15 

Changes Year By Year in Total Expenditures for Extra Service 
(Part-Time Personnel, Etc.), 1930 - 1964 

TOTAL EXPENDITUBES % OF % OF 

FOB SALARIES AND WAGES CHANGE FKOM CHANGE 

TEAB FOR EXTRA SERVICE PRECEDING TEAB FROM 1929 

1929 $104,032.28 

1930 112,214.67 +7.8% +7.8% 
1935 96,330.61 —13.8% —7.4% 
1940 89,517.71 +4.3% —11.6% 
1945 120,536.62 —1.1% +15.8% 
1950 271,210.95 +3.2% +160.6% 
1955 282,596.63 —6.6% +171.6% 

1960 239,143.39 —14.3% +129.9% 

1961 248.fi«.T U) +3.9% +139.0% 

1962 219,.'^83.34 —11.8% +110.9% 

1963 203,980.22 +7.0% +96.0% 

1964 239,875.28 +17.6% +130.6% 



Boston Public Library 

ANALYSIS AND DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENDITURES FOR 
PERSONNEL, 1964 

Summary 



Director's Office and Office of Records, 






Files, Statistics 






Regular Service 




$85,280.67 


Extra Service: 






Part-time Service 


$202.91 




Evening and Holiday Service 


34.00 


236.91 







Total Expenditures for Director's OflBce and 

Office of Records, Files, Statistics $85,517.58 



Division of Home Reading and Community 
Services 
Regular Service 
Extra Service: 

Part-time Service $1 10,844 . 54 
Evening and Holiday Service 395 . 60 
Janitorial and Cleaning Service: 

By the Hour 9,139.48 

Evening and Holiday 9,464 . 93 

Sunday Service 8, 197 . 88 


$1,386,118.23 
138,042.43 










Total Expenditures for Division of Home 
Reading and Community Services 






1,524,160.66 


Division of Reference and Research 

Services 
Regular Service 
Extra Service: 

Part-time Service 

Evening and Holiday Service 

Sunday Service 


$42,277.22 

2,684.15 

23,460.64 


$765,422.68 
68,422.01 




Total Expenditures for Division of Refer- 
ence and Research Services 






833,844.69 


Division of General Library Operations 
Regular Service 
Extra Service: 
Part-time Service 
Evening and Holiday Service 
Janitorial and Cleaning Service: 
Evening and Holiday Service 
Sunday Service 


$4,461.32 
2,964.86 

5,731 . 57 
7,561.08 


$521,656.81 
20,718.83 










Total Expenditures for Division of General 
Library Operations 






542,375.64 


Division of Information 
Regular Service 
Extra Service: 

Part-time Service 

Evening and Holiday Service 

Sunday Service 


$11,256.59 
104.91 
953.76 


$61,172.40 
12,315.26 











Total Expenditures for Division of Library 

Operations 73,487 . 66 



6 City Document No. 15 

ANALYSIS AND DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENDITURES FOR 
PERSONNEL, 1964 — Concluded 

Summary 

Division of Personnel 

Regular Service $32,078.78 

Extra Service: 
Part-time Service $139 . 84 

139.84 



Total Expenditures for Division of Personnel $32,218. 62 

Total Expenditures for All Personnel $3,091,604.85 

EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIRECTOR'S OFFICE AND 

OFFICE OF RECORDS, FILES, STATISTICS, 1964 i 

REGULAB PABT-TIME EVEKINQ AND SUNDAY TOTAL 

UNIT SERVICE BERVICE HOLIDAT SERVICE SERVICE SERVICE 

Director's Office $70,009.50 $202.91 $34.00 $70,246.41 

Office of Records, Files, 

Statistics 15,271.17 15,271.17 



Total Expenditures for 
Director's Office and 
Office of Records, Files, 
Statistics $85,280.67 $202.91 $34.00 $85,517.58 



Boston Public Library 



EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIVISION OF HOME READING AND' 

COMMUNITY SERVICES, 1964 



Executive Staflf 
Audio-Visual Department 
Book Selection Department 
Cataloging and Classification 

Department 
Central Book Stock: 

Branch Issue Section 
Central Charging Records 
Open Shelf Department 
Branch Libraries 

Total Expenditures for Di- 
vision of Home Reading 
and Community Services 

Branch Libraries: 
Adams Street 
Allston 
Brighton 
Charlestown 
Codman Square 
Connolly 
Dorchester 
East Boston 
Egleston Square 
Faneuil 
Hyde Park 
Jamaica Plain 
Lower Mills 
Mattapan 
Memorial 
Mt. Bowdoin 
Mt. Pleasant 
North End 
Orient Heights 
Parker Hill 
Roslindale 
South Boston 
South End 
Uphams Corner 
Washington Village 
West Roxbury 
Bookmobile Service 
Hospital Library Service 



BEOTTLAB 
SSBVICK 

$87,136.53 
40,548.11 
29,415.46 



38,650.80 3,057.60 



PART-TIME 

SERVICE 

$319.60 

2,625.62 



janitorial and 

cleaning: kvknino, 

bt the hour bolidat, 

and evening and 

and holldat sumoat 

service service 



$181.27 



$91.86 
955.20 



44,815.38 

90,057.35 

103,747.66 

951,746.94 



1,276.89 

7,118.60 

3,280.66 

93,165.57 



3,853.56 

3,560.19 

18,423.14 132.67 



TOTAL 
SERVICE 

$87,729.26 
44,128.93 
29,415.46 

41,708.40 

46,092.27 

101,029.51 

110,588.51 

1,063,468.32 



$1,386,118.23 $110,844.54 $18,604.41 $8,593.48 $1,524,160.66 



$39,518.11 
29,779.33 
32,125.55 
37,335.89 
35,839.55 
35,099.64 
31,318.49 
31,960.62 
40,829.89 
34,513.45 
38,525.43 
29,562.73 
25,842.76 
41,877.32 
20,049.90 
20,900.76 
15,118.70 
34,779.31 
19,824.45 
34,829.58 
53,509.25 
45,456.34 
23,033.54 
39,495.49 
33,704.35 
46,520.50 
68,388.10 
12,007.91 



$4,146.83 
2,324.53 
2,425.95 
2,620.52 
3,085.39 
4,710.65 
2,671 . 90 
2,288.59 
3,585.11 
2,116.67 
3,754.82 
2,673.84 
2,582.09 
4,205.71 
2,993.47 
2,358.51 
2,989.08 
3,663.90 
1,875.93 
2,039.11 
5,794.38 
4,571.41 
2,034.83 
4,362.71 
2,925.28 
4,275.28 
8,577.08 
1,512.00 



$749.88 

1,898.09 
426.72 

234.59 

1,413.81 

828.55 

149.22 

57.79 

3,103.84 

2,967.84 

122.65 



1,382.83 

3,067.80 

125.31 

1,789.36 

95.04 



$59.34 



50.00 
13.08 

10.25 



9.82 



$44,414.82 
32,163.20 
36,449.59 
40,383. la 
38,924.94 
40,044.88 
33,990.39 
35,663.02 
45,243.55 
36,779.34 
42,338.04 
35,340.41 
31,392. 6& 
46,205.68 
23,043.37 
23,259.27 
18,157.78 
39,839.12 
24,768.18 
37,004.25 
61,092.99 
50,122.79 
25,068.37 
43,858.20 
36.629.63 
50,805.60 
76,965.18 
13,519.91 



Total Expenditures 
Branch Libraries 



for 



$951,746.94 $93,165.57 $18,423.14 $132.67 $1,063,468.32 



City Document No. 15 



EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIVISION OF REFERENCE AND 



Executive Staff 
Development and Arrange- 
ment of Collections: 
Book Selection Department 
Cataloging and Classifica- 
tion Department 
Reader Services : 
Book Stack Service 
General Reference Services: 
General Reference De- 
partment 
Map Department 
Periodical and News- 
paper Department 
The Arts: 

Fine Arts Department 
Music Department 
The Humanities: 

History Department 
The Social Sciences: 
Education Department 
Government Documents 

Department 
Kirstein Business Branch 
Social Sciences Depart- 
ment 
Science and Technology: 
Science and Technology 
Department 
Judaica Department 
Print Department 
Rare Book Department 

Total Expenditures for 
Division of Reference 
and Research Services 



RESEARCH SERVICES, 1964 



REGULAR 
SERVICE 

$28,055.90 



16,390.53 



PART-TIME 
SERVICE 



EVENING AND 

HOLIDAY SUNDAY 

SERVICE SERVICE 



TOTAL 
SERVICE 



$1,147.71 $29,203.61 

16,390.53 

146,688.03 



143,222.34 $3,465.69 

127,651.32 9,212.84 $1,617.01 10,897.22 149,378.39 



61,645.92 
7,904.32 


1,502.88 


14.16 


1,450.05 


64,613.01 
7,904.32 




52,772.14 


6,692.65 


67.93 


2,875.96 


62,408.68 


38,769.03 
21,524.57 


3,352.71 
1,798.34 




1,832.92 
568.44 


43,954.66 
23,891.35 






29,855.96 


594.06 


23.26 


621.59 


31,094.87 


23,401.93 


2,172.94 


14.29 


758.10 


26,347.26 


36,723.07 

59,847.84 


2,395.96 
1,746.32 


202.14 
78.04 


1,168.51 


40,489.68 
61,672.20 




9,492.47 


121.90 






9,614.37 






42,946.26 
10,824.54 
20,448.67 
33,945.87 


6,502.91 
809.36 
585.10 

1,323.56 


646.38 
3.09 


1,594.94 
12.68 


51,690.49 
11,649.67 
21,033.77 
35,819.80 


17.85 


532.52 



)5,422.68 $42,277.22 



2,684. 15 $23,460.64 $833,844.69 



EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIVISION OF GENERAL 
LIBRARY OPERATIONS, 1964 



Business Office 

Receiving, Shipping, Stock 
and Supply Section 

Accounting Department 

Binding Department 

Book Preparation Depart- 
ment 

Book Purchasing Department 

Buildings Department 

Duplicating Section 



REOULAB 
SERVICE 

$24,467.07 

25,788.27 

40,824.36 

110,996.50 

55,695.62 

60,285.02 

192,613.79 

10,986.18 



Total Expenditures for 
Division of General 
Library Operations $521,656.81 



JANITORIAL AND 

cleaning: EVENING, 

EVENING AND HOLIDAY 

PART-TIME HOLIDAY AND AND SUNDAY 

SERVICE SUNDAY SERVICB SERVICE 



TOTAL 
SEBVICB 



$46.00 

125.80 

4,071.34 $13,292.65 

218.18 



$236.86 $24,703.93 

972.37 26,760.64 

1,138.40 41,962.76 

110,996.50 



55,741.62 

60,410.82 

209,977.78 

11,821.59 



617.23 



$4,461.32 $13,292.65 $2,964.86 $.542,375.64 



Boston Public Library 

EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIVISION OF 
INFORMATION, 1964 



Division Office 
InJFormation Office 
Exhibits Office 

Total Expenditures for 
Division of Information 



HEGTJLAR 
SERVICE 

120,085.82 
23,677.67 
17,408.91 



PART-TIME 
SERVICE 



59,842.59 
1,414.00 



EVENING AND 

HOLIDAY SUNDAY 

SERVICE SERVICE 



513.17 $928.57 
91.74 25.19 



TOTAL 
SERVICB 

$20,085.82 
34,462.00 
18,939.84 



1,172.40 $11,256.59 $104.91 $953.76 $73,487.66 



EXPENDITURES FOR PERSONNEL IN DIVISION OF 
PERSONNEL, 1964 



UNIT 

Personnel Office 


REGULAR 
SERVICE 

$32,078.78 
$32,078.78 


PART-TIME 
SERVICE 

$139.84 


EVENING AND 
HOLIDAY 
SERVICE 


SUNDAY 
SERVICE 


TOTAL 
SERVICB 

$32,218.62 






Total Expenditures for 
Division of Personnel 


$139.84 






$32,218.62 







RECAPITULATION 



Regular Service 

Full-time Members of the Staff 
Extra Service: 
Part-time Service 
Evening and Holiday Service 
Janitorial and Cleaning Service: 

By the Hour 

Evening and Holiday Service 

Sunday Service 
Sunday Service 



Total Expenditures for All Personnel 



$2,851,729.57 



$169,182.42 
6,183.52 

9,139.48 
15,196.50 

7,561.08 
32,612.28 



239,875.28 
$3,091,604.85 



10 City Document No. 15 



III 

APPROPRIATIONS AND EXPENDITURES FOR 

BOOKS 

City Appropriations for the Purchase of Books and 
Other Library Materials, 1930 - 1964 

1930 $160,000 

1931 175,000 

1932 160,000 

1933 75,000 

1934 100,000 

1935 100,000 

1936 55,000 

1937 75,000 

1938 73,875 

1939 55,000 

1940 57,500 

1941 75,000 

1942 88,000 

1943 75,000 

1944 80,000 

1945 85,000 

1946 90,000 

1947 125,000 

1948 125,000 

1949 125,000 

1950 150,000 

1951 230,000 

1952 217,500 

1953 277,500 

1954 262,875 

1955 325,000 

1956 314,000 

1957 291,042 

1958 263,900 

1959 170,670 

1960 182,870 

1961 263.870 

1962 267,033 

1963 266,709 

1964 373,112 

Total Expenditures for Books a\d Other Library Materials, 

1930 - 1964 



TEAS 


FBOM CTTT FUNDS 


FBOU mCOUB 
OF TRD8T F0ND8 


TOTAL 


1930 


$159,999.97 


$22,466.21 


$182,466.18 


1935 


99,233.95 


22,264.83 


121,498.78 


1940 


57,499.94 


124.618.89 


182,118.83 


1945 


81,701.74 


41,370.31 


123,072.05 


1950 


147,498.16 


60,530.37 


208,028.53 


1955 


316,029.82 


45,519.55 


361,549.37 


1960 


182,868.48 


68,663.46 


251,531.94 


1961 


263,870.06 


74,536.61 


338.406.67 


1962 


267,033.00 


81.272.41 


348.305.47 


1963 


266,708.87 


78,969.33 


345,678.20 


1964 


373,111.67 


86,815.08 


459,926.75 



Boston Public Library 



11 



EXHENDITTJRES FOR BoOKS 



TEAB 

1935 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1940 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1945 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1950 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1955 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1960 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1961 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1962 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1963 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



1<]64 



From City Funds 
From Trust Funds 

Total 



AND Other Library Materials 


BY Divisions 


1935 - 1964 






DIVISION OF 


DIVISION OF 




HOME READING 


REFERENCE AND 


ENTIRE 


AND COMMUNITY 


RESEARCH 


LIBRARY 


8EBVICB8 


SERVICES 


SYSTEM 


$72,440.78 
1,335.89 


$26,793.17 
20,928.94 

$47,722.11 


$99,233.95 
22,264.83 


$73,776.67 


$121,498.78 


$56,100.44 
9,305.14 


$1,399.50 
115,313.75 


$57,499.94 
124,618.89 


$65,405.58 


$116,713.25 


$182,118.83 


$78,211.92 
1,553.76 


$3,489.82 
39,816.55 


$81,701.74 
41,370.31 


$79,765.68 


$43,306.37 


$123,072.05 


$140,501.56 
724.25 


$6,996.60 
59,806.12 


$147,498.16 
60,530.37 


$141,225.81 


$66,802.72 


$203,028.53 


$247,919.39 
917.01 


$68,110.43 
44,602.54 


$316,029.82 
45,519.55 


$248,836.40 


$112,712.97 


$361,549.37 


$144,214.32 
1,577.68 


$36,854.16 
67,085.78 

$105,739.94 


$182,868.48 
68,663.46 


$145,792.00 


$251,531.94 


$198,953.61 
1,825.34 


$64,916.45 
72,711.27 


$263,870.06 
74,536.61 


$200,778.95 


$137,627.72 


$338,406.67 


$201,607.39 
1,932 30 


$65,425.67 
79,340.11 

$144,765.78 


$267,033.06 
81,272.41 


$203,539.69 


$348,305.47 


$200,940.76 
1,977.12 


$65,768.11 
76,992.21 


$266,708.87 
78,969.33 


$202,917.88 


$142,760.32 


$345,678.20 


$274,154.37 
838.36 


$98,957.30 
85,976.72 


$373,111.67 
86,815.08 


$274,992.73 


$184,934.02 


$459,926.75 



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City Document No. 15 



Percentages of Annual Expenditures for Books and Other Library 
Materials in Relation to Total Annual Expenditures from City Funds, 

1930 - 1964 



TEAR 
1930 

1935 
1940 
1945 
1950 
1955 
1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 





TOTAL EXPENDITURES 




TOTAL 


FOE BOOKa AND OTHER 


PERCENTAGES 


BXPENDITUBE8 


LIBRART MATERIALS 


OF EXPENDITURES 


FEOM CITY FUNDS 


FROM CITY FUNDS 


FOR BOOKS 


$1,132,520.06 


$159,999.97 


14.12% 


1,139,114.88 


99,233.95 


8.11% 


1,232,633.01 


57,499.94 


4.66% 


1,309,615.79 


81,701.74 


6.24% 


2,573,781.32 


147,498.16 


5.73% 


3,177,122.03 


316,029.82 


9.94% 


3,216,974.47 


182,868.48 


5.68% 


3,517,407.39 


263,870.06 


7.50% 


3.550,265 .08 


267,033.06 


7.52% 


3,559,033.35 


266,708.87 


7.49% 


3,888,716.49 


373,111.67 


9.59% 



Percentages of Annual Expenditures for Books and Other Library 

Materials in Relation to Total Annual Expenditures, 

1930 - 1964 



TKAB 

1930 
1935 
1940 
1945 
1950 
1955 
1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 



TOTAL EXPENDITURES 
FOR BOOKS AND OTHER 



TOTAL EXPENDITURES 


LIBRARY MATERIALS 


PERCENTAGES 


FROM CITY FUNDS 


FROM CITY FUNDS 


OF EXPENDITURES 


AND TRUST FUNDS 


AND TRUST FUNDS 


FOR BOOKS 


$1,155,316.27 


$182,466.18 


15.79% 


1,163,611.38 


121,498.78 


10.44% 


1,361,036.70 


182,118.83 


13.38% 


1,352,311.20 


123,072.05 


8.85% 


2,634,311.69 


208,028.53 


7.90% 


3,227,581.32 


361,549.37 


11.20% 


3,289,045.94 


251,531.94 


7.65% 


3.603,253.45 


338.406.67 


9.39% 


3,641,060.66 


348.305 47 


9.57% 


3,652,040.05 


345,678.20 


9.47S^o 


3,989,565.05 


459,926.75 


11.53% 



Percentages of Annual Expenditures for Salaries and Books and Other 
Library Materials in Relation to Each Other, 
1930 - 1964 





TOTAL EXPENDITURES 














FOR SALARIES 




TOTAL EXPENDITURES 








AND WAGES 




FOR ROOKS 








TEAR 


FROM CITY FUNDS 


% 


FROM CITY FUNDS 


% 


TOTAL 


% 


1930 


$809,530.41 


84% 


$159,999.97 


16% 


$969,530.38 


100% 


1935 


912,339.26 


90% 


99,233.95 


10% 


1,011,573.21 


100% 


1940 


1,045,735.40 


95% 


57,499.94 


5% 


1,103,235.34 


100% 


1945 


1,064,343.72 


93% 


81,701.74 


7% 


1,146,045.46 


100% 


1950 


2,109,771.34 


93% 


147,498.16 


7% 


2,257,269.50 


100% 


1955 


2,510,312.15 


89% 


316,029.82 


11% 


2,826,341.97 


100% 


1960 


2,706,700.30 


94% 


182,868.48 


6% 


2,889,568.78 


100% 


1961 


2,873,389.28 


92% 


263,870.06 


8% 


3,137,259.34 


100% 


1962 


2.892,731 .99 


92% 


267,033.06 


8% 


3, 159,76'). 05 


100% 


1963 


2,913,428.54 


92% 


266,708.87 


8% 


3,180,137.41 


100% 


1964 


3,091,604.85 


89% 


373,111.67 


11% 


3,464,716.52 


100% 



Boston Public Library 



13 



Percentages op Annual Expenditures for Salaries and Books and Other 

Library Materials in Relation to Each Other. 

1930 - 1964 





TOTAL EXPENDITUBB8 
FOB SALARIES AND 


TOTAL EXPENDITXTBE8 










WAGES FROM CITY 




FOR BOOKS FROM 










FUNDS AND TRUST 




CITY FUNDS AND 








TEAB 


FUNDS 


% 


TRUST FUNDS 


% 


TOTAL 


% 


1930 


$809,710.41 


82% 


S182,466.18 


18% 


.$992,176.59 


100% 


1935 


913,941.93 


88% 


121,498.78 


12% 


1,035,440.71 


100% 


1940 


1,047,805.40 


85% 


182,118.83 


15% 


1,229,924.23 


100% 


1945 


1,064,825.37 


90% 


123,072.05 


10% 


1,187,897.42 


100% 


1950 


2,109,871.34 


91% 


208,028.53 


9% 


2,317,899.87 


100% 


1955 


2,512,520.05 


87% 


361,549.37 


13% 


2,874,069.42 


100% 


1960 


2,707,586.30 


91% 


251,531.95 


9% 


2,959,118.25 


100% 


1961 


2,874,328.53 


89% 


338,406.67 


11% 


3,212,735.20 


100% 


1962 


2,893,999.75 


89% 


348,305.47 


11% 


3,242,30,^.22 


100% 


1963 


2,917,784.38 


89% 


345,678.20 


11% 


3,263,462.58 


100% 


1964 


3,097,808.60 


87% 


459,926.75 


13% 


3,557,735.35 


100% 



Percentages of Amounts Requested from Citt for Salaries and for Books 

AND Other Library Materials in Relation to Each Other, 

1930 - 1964 





REQUESTED 
FOR SALARIES 




REQUESTED FOR 
BOOKS AND OTHER 








TEAB 


AND WAGES 


% 


LIBRAB MATERIALS 


% 


TOTAL 


% 


1930 


$812,000.00 


84% 


$150,000.00 


16% 


$962,000.00 


100% 


1935 


937,187.75 


86% 


150,000.00 


14% 


1,087,187.75 


100% 


1940 


1,096,830.57 


88% 


150,000.00 


12% 


1,246,830.57 


100% 


1945 


1,065,000.00 


88% 


150,000.00 


12% 


1,215,000.00 


100% 


1950 


2,110,000.00 


93% 


150,000.00 


7% 


2,260,000.00 


100% 


1955 


2,618,000.00 


88% 


350,100.00 


12% 


2,968,100.00 


100% 


1960 


2,761,000.00 


94% 


184,420.00 


6% 


2,896,420.00 


100% 


1961 


2,880,000.00 


91% 


270,720 00 


9% 


3,150,720 00 


100% 


1962 


2,930,000.00 


92% 


270,959.00 


8% 


3,200.959.00 


100% 


1963 


2,912,000.00 


92% 


248,959.00 


8% 


3,160,959.00 


100% 


1964 


3,095,000.00 


89% 


378,000.00 


11% 


3,473,000.00 


100% 



14 



City Document No. 15 



IV 



PERSONNEL 





Cost and Number 


OF Total Pers 


ONNEL, 1929 - 1964 




TOTAL EXPBNDITCBES 




TOTAL PERSONNEL 






FOR SALARIES AND 




AS OF 






WAGES FOR ALL 


% OF CHANGE 


DECEMBER 31 ST 


% OF CHANGE 


TEAB 


PERSONNEL 


FROM 1929 


IN EACH TEAB 


FROM 1929 


1929 


$770,367.26 




602 




1930 


809,530.41 


+5.1% 


644 


+7.0% 


1935 


912,339.26 


+ 18.3% 


687 


+ 14.1% 


1940 


1,045,735.40 


+ 35.7% 


632 


+5.0% 


1945 


1,064,343.72 


+38.2% 


620 


+2.9% 


1950 


2,109,771.34 


+ 173.87o 


752 


+24.9% 


1955 


2,510,312.15 


+225.9% 


742 


+23.3% 


1960 


2,706,700.30 


+251.4% 


594 


—1.3% 


1961 


2,873,389.28 


+273.0% 


619 


+2.8% 


1962 


2,892,731.99 


+27.->.5% 


631.3 


+4.9% 


1963 


2,913,428.54 


+278.2% 


616.3 


+2.4% 


1964 


3,091,604.85 


+301.3% 


605.8 


+0.6% 



Cost and Number of Regular Service, 1929 - 1964 









TOTAL 


NUMBER OF 






TOTAL EXPENDITURES FOR 




REGULAR SERVICE AS 






SALARIES AND WAGES 


% OF CHANGE 


OF DECEMHEB 31ST 


% OF CHANOB 


TKAR 


FOR REGDLAR SERVICE 


FROM 1929 


IM 


EACH YEAR 


FROM 1929 


1929 


$663,747.98 






475 




1930 


694,183.74 


+4.6% 




512 


+7.8% 


1935 


799,271.34 


+20.4% 




571 


+20.2% 


1940 


954,292.69 


+43.7% 




543 


+ 14.3% 


1945 


940,227 . 10 


+41.6% 




616 


+8.6% 


1950 


1,838,560.39 


+ 176.8% 




584 


+22.2% 


1955 


2,227,715.52 


+235.6% 




593 


+24.8% 


1960 


2,467,556.81 


+271.7% 




496 


+4.4% 


1961 


2,624,704.09 


+295.4% 




542 


+ 14.1% 


1962 


2,673,348.65 


+ 302.8% 




542.3 


+ 14.2% 


1963 


2,709,448.32 


+308.2% 




537.6 


+ 13.2% 


1964 


2,851,729.57 


+329.6% 




532.3 


+ 12.1% 



Cost and Number of Extra Service (Part-Time Personnel, Etc.). 

1929 - 1964 









TOTAL EXTRA SERVICE 










PER.SONNEL IN TERMS 










OF EQUIVALENT OK 






TOTAL EXPENDITDRE8 




FULL-TIME PERSONNEL 






FOR SALARIF.S AND 




A.S OF 






WAGES FOR EXTRA 


% OF CHANGE 


DECEMBER .31 ST 


% OF CHANG 


TEAR 


SERVICE 


FROM 1929 


IN EACH TEAR 


FROM 1929 


1929 


$104,032.28 




127 




1930 


112,214.67 


+7.8% 


132 


+3.9% 


1935 


96,330.61 


-7.4% 


116 


—8.6% 


1940 


89,517.71 


—13.9% 


89 


—29.9% 


1945 


120,536.63 


+ 15.8% 


104 


-18.1% 


1950 


271,210.95 


+ 160.6% 


168 


+32.37o 


1955 


282,596.63 


+ 171.6% 


149 


+ 17.3% 


1960 


239,143.49 


+ 129. 9 7o 


98 


—22.8% 


1961 


248.685.19 


+ 139.0% 


77 


-39.4% 


1962 


219,383.34 


+ 110.9% 


89 


—29.9% 


1963 


203,980.22 


+96 0% 


78.7 


—38.0% 


1964 


239,875.28 


+ 130.6% 


73.5 


-^2.1% 



Boston Public Library 



15 



DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONNEL BY DIVISIONS AND UNITS, 1929-1964 
(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 



General Administrative Offices 
Director's Office and Office of Records, 
Files, Statistics 

Cirpulation Division 

Division of Home Reading and Com- 
munity Services 

Reference Division 

Division of Reference and Research 
Services 

Division of Business Operations 
Division of Library Operations 

Division of Information* 

Division of Personnel* 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DeC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

'""" ■""" 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 



1929 

14 



1939 
13 



26 



10 



10 



10 



10 



210 



132 



119 



257 256 



276 259.3 260.6 251.9 



193 168 



131 149.8 143 147.4 



127 



138 



116 



107 109 107 

10.2 9 12 

6 6 4 



Total 



475 



580 



588 



547 542.3 637.6 532.3 



1 Prior to October 15, 1958, included under General Adminiatrative OfBces. 

DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 
GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES* 
(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQinVALENTS) 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 

Executive Department 11 

Editor's Department 1 

Training Class 2 

Training Office 

Director's Office 13 9 

Exhil'its Office 

Information Office 6 

Personnel Office 7 ■ 

Office of Records, Files, Statistics 4 

Total 14 13 26 

' General Administrative Offices as nuch discontinued as of October 15, 1938. 



16 



City Document No. 15 



DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 

DIVISION OF HOME READING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES^ 

(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 

Circulation Division, Executive Staff 9 14 

Division of Home Reading and Com- 
munity Services, E.xecutive Staff 13 15 14 10 

Audio- Visual Center* — - — - — - 

Audio- Visual Department 6 8 7.7 9 

Branch Department 25 

Central Office, Branch Libraries 21 

Book Preparation Department* 

Cataloging and Classification Depart- 
ment 

Cataloging and ClassificatioD Depart- 
ment, Circulation Division 8 

Cataloging and Classification Depart- 
ment, Division of Home Reading 
and Community Services 6 7 6 8 

Branch Issue Department 9 

Book Selection Department, Circulation 

Division 2 3 

Book Selection Department, Division of 

Home Reading and Community 

Services 5 5 5 5 

Central Book Stock for Home Readbg 

Services * 

Branch Issue Section 

School Issue Section 



Central Charging Records' 
Registration Department* 

Open Shelf Department 

Children's Department 
Young People's Room* 

School Issue Department* 

Branch Libraries: 
Adams Street' 
Allston 

Andrew Square' 
Boylston' 
Brighton 
Charlestown 
City Point'" 
Codman Square 
Connolly 
Dorcliester 
East Boston 
Egleston Square" 
Faneuil 

Fellov^es Athenaeum" 
Hyde Park 
Jamaica Plain 
Jeffries Point" 
Kirstein'* 
Lower Mills 



9 
6 

22 



21 



9 8 

18. G 22 
18 17 



8 
23 
1 17 



4 
4 
4 
7 
8 
2 
7 

6 
11 

3 

7 
7 
6 
3 



7 
10 

7 
7 
7 
6 
6 
4 
4 





7 

7 
7 

5.5 
6 



6 
5 6.6 



1 5 2 

6 

6.5 

5.7 



6.5 
5 



4.5 



Boston Public Library 



17 



DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 

DIVISION OF HOME READING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES' 

(EXPKESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 



Branch Libraries: 

Mattapan 

Memorial 

Mount Bowdoin 

Mount Pleasant 

Neponset'* 

North End 

Orient Heights 

Parker Hill 

Phillips Brooks*' 

Roslindale 

Roxbury Crossing" 

South Boston'* 

South End 

Tylor Street Reading Room" 

Uphams Corner 

Washington Village 

West End^o 

West Roxburyv 

Bookmobile Service" 

Hospital Library Service" 

Total 



DEC. 31 DSC. 31 DEC. 3i DEC. ."il DEO. 31 DEC. 31 DBC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 



5 


10 


9 


8 


8 


8 


9 


11 


8 


4 


3 


3 5 


7 


6 


7 


6 


4 


4 4 


3 
3 

8 


4 

3 

10 


4 
4 
9 


3 


3 


3 2 


6 


6 


6 6 


3 


4 


4 


3 


3 


3 3 


3 


8 
3 

7 


7 
3 
6 


7 


7 


6.6 6 


5 


7 


10 


10 10 


4 












8 


7 


5 


8 


8 


8 8 


8 


6 


6 


5 


5 


5 4 


4 












10 


10 


8 


7 


7 


7 8 






7 


7 


6 7 


7 7 


9 


9 


10 


6 






6 


8 


9 


8 


8 


9 7 








16 


16 


16 14 








2 


2 5 


3.5 2 


210 


257 


256 


276 


259 3 


200 6 251 . 9 



Note: Cleaners and Junior Building Custodians assigned to Branch Libraries are included. 

' Clianged from Circulation Division to Division of Home Reading and Community Services May 19. 1950. 

* Opened as Audio-Visual Center January 2. 1952; became Audio- Visual Department April 1, 1953. 

• Transferred to Division of Business Operations February 13, 1946. 

■! Branch Issue Department and School Issue Department brought together under one head as of January 2, 
1957, as Central Book Stock for Home Reading Services — Branch Issue Section and School Issue SectioD.. 
School Issue Section closed April 28. 1960. 

' Registration Department incorpirated into Central Charging Records April 1, 1953. 

' Young People's Room became Children's Section, Open Slielf Department, as of November 17. 1952. 

' Branch Library opened August 29. 1951. 

' Name changed to Washington Village Branch Library May 28, 1940. 

' Name clianged to Monsignor .Arthur Theodore Connolly Branch Library December 12, 1940. 
W Branch Library closed October 30, 1957. 
'1 Branch Library opened July 8, 1953. 
U Branch Library closed March 15, 1949. 
1' Branch Library closed June 29, 1956. 
>< Branch Library cl >sed July 1. 1940 
« Branch Library closed December 31, 1956. 
I' Branch Library closed .\ugust 31. 1950. 
»' Branch Library closed July 1. 1938. 

i« Branch Library closed May 20 1957, on account of fire; reopened in new building October 31 1957. 
i» Closed as Branch Library July 1, 1938; reopened as Reading Room December 7, 1951; closed as Reading Room 

June 29, 1956. 
* Branch Library closed April 15, 1960. 

«i Bookmobile Service began I — February 20. 1950; II — February 20. 1952; III — May 28, 1956. 
"Service began June 4, 1952; Service discontinued April 15, 1960; Service resumed March 5, 1962. 



18 City Document No. 15 

distribution of regular service, 1929-1964 
division of reference and research services* 

(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 

DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 

Reference Division, Executive StafT — 11 6 — — 

Division of Reference and Research 

Services, Executive Staff 4 6 4 4 

Development and Arrangement of Col- T 

lections: 

Book Selection Department 

Book Selection Department, Refer- 
ence Division 2 2 

Book Selection Department, Division 
of Reference and Research Services 2 2 2 4 

Catalog Department 19 

Shelf Department 15 

Cataloging and Classification Depart- 
ment, Reference Division 31 27 

Cataloging and Classification Depart- | 

ment, Division of Reference and 
Research Services — 22 34 . 7 24 . 3 29 . 5 

Reader Services: 

Information Department* 5 

Open Slielf Department' 9 

Registration* 8 10 

Issue Department 36 46 

Book Stack Service — - 46 28 29.1 34.5 31.4 

General Reference Services: 

Bates Hall Reference, Periodicals 25 

Genealogical Department 

Bates Hall Reference Desk 8 

Bates Hall Centre Desk 4 

Main Reading Room 

General Reference Department 12 6 9 11 11 

Maps Department 111 

Newspaper Department 

Perioilic.al Department 

Periodical and Newspaper Department 

The Arts: 

Special Libraries Department 

Fine Arts, Rare Book, and Technology 

Departments 
Technology, Fine Arts, and Music 

Departments 
Fine Arts Department 
Music Department 
Science and Technology Department 
Patent Department 
Rare Bool' Department 

Picture Collection Department 





10 


9 


8 


9.5 


9.5 


9 


19 














[8] 
4] 
4] 


10 
5 


10 
4 


8 
4 


8 
4 


6 
4 


7 
4 


[3] 















Boston Public Library 



19 



DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 Cont. 

DIVISION OF REFERENCE AND RESEARCH SERVICES* 

(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 



The Humanities: 
History Department 

The Social Sciences: 

Social Science Department 

Statistical Department 

Government Documents Department 

Teachers Department 
Education Department 

Kirstein Business Branch^ 

Science and Technology: 
Science and Technology Department 

Judaica Section 

Print Department 

Rare Book Department 

Total 



132 



DEC. 31 

1949 



4 5 

3 4 

12 16 

10 9 



DEC. 31 

1959 



4 
14 



DEC. 31 

1962 



4 

13 



2.9 
5.6 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1963 1964 



4.8 
1 

6 

4 
13 



— 2 



2.9 



183 



168 



131 



149.8 143 



3.8 

1 

7 

4 
11 

8.5 



147.4 



1 Changed from Reference Division to Division of Reference and Research Services May 19, 1950; revised or- 
ganization for administration effective December 30, 1959. 
' Transferred to General Administrative Offices July 1, 1940. 

• Transferred to Circulation Division July 1, 1940. 
♦Transferred to Circulation Division March 1, 1940. 

• Senior Building Custodian assigned to Kirstein Business Branch is included. 



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City Document No. 15 



DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 

DIVISION OF GENERA-L LIBRARY OPERATIONS' 
(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 

DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 'DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 .1^1964 

Division of General Library Operations, 

E.xecutive Staff 5 

Business Office 6 5 8 4 3 

Duplicating Section 2 3 

Auditor's Department 5 

Auditing Department 5 

Accounting Department 7 6 7 7 10 

Ordering Department 13 

Book Purchasing Department 17 18 13 12 13 13 

Book Preparation Department'' 9 11 10 12 12 

Stock Purchasing Department 2 

Suppb' Room 4 

Stock and Supplies Section 2 

Shipping Department 3 3 

Shipping and R.'ceiving Section 3 - — 

Receiving, Shipping, Stock, and Supplies 

Section 6 6 7 

Bindery Department 31 

Binding Department 34 26 21 20 21 20 

Printing Department' 6 6 5 

Engineers Department 41 

BuUdings Department 39 45 41 39 40 36 

Cleaners 23 16 15 14 5 4 3 

Total 119 127 13S 116 107 109 107 

1 Chaise I frjiii Uivisijn of Business Operatians to Division of Library Oi>3rations October 15, 1958; changed.to 

Division of General Library tJperations in I9G4. 
' Translerred fruin Circulation Division February 13, 1946. 
» Transferred to City of Boston Administrative Services Department — Printing Section, March 14, 1956J 

DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 

DIVISION OF INFORMATION' 
(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 

DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 

Division Office 2 2 2 3 

Information Office 3 5.2 4 6 

Exhibits Office 3 3 3 3 

Total 8 10.2 9 12 

1 Establislied October 15, 1958. 

DISTRIBUTION OF REGULAR SERVICE, 1929-1964 

DIVISION OF PERSONNEL' 
(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 



Personnel Office 



DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DEC. 31 DBG 31 DEC. 31 

1929 1939 1949 1959 1962 1963 1964 

6 6 6 4 



Tot.<^l 



() 



6 



' Established October 15, 1958. 



Boston Public Library 21 

DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONNEL BY CATEGORIES, 

DECEMBER 31, 1964 

(expressed in full-time equivalents) 

Professional and Pre-Professional Library Services 

General Officers 16 

Bookmobile Librarian 1 

Branch Librarian 25 

Chief 19 

Curator 6 

Readers Advisor 3 

Administrative Library Assistant 1 

Adults Librarian 13 

Assistant Curator of Prints 1 

Audio-Visual Librarian 1 

Cataloger and Classifier 6 

Children's Librarian 17 

Reference Librarian 12 

Young Adults Librarian 3 

Adults Assistant 6 

Book Selection Assistant 1 

Children's Assistant 1 

Reference Assistant 4 

Professional Library Assistant (5th year library science degree) . . 17 

Professional Library Assistant 33 

Pre-Professional Library Assistant 29.8 

Total 214.8 

Library Assistants Service 

Chief, Book Purchasing Department 1 

Chief, Book Stack Service 1 

Special Library Assistant V 3 

Special Library Assistant IV" 4 

Special Library Assistant III 2 

Special Library Assistant II 3 

Special Library Assistant I 32 

Principal Library Assistant 30 

Senior Library Assistant 110.5 

Junior Library Assistant 31 

Junior Library Assistant (temporary) 6 

Total 223.5 

Grand Total 438.3* 

* This figure does not include those members of the staff who were absent on Military Leave 
on December 31, 1964, and for whom there were no Military Substitutes. 



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City Document No. 15 



DISTRIBUTION OF PERSONNEL BY CATEGORIES 

DECEMBER 31, 1964 

(EXPRESSED IN FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS) 

Clerical and Mechanical Service 

Principal Accountant 1 

Senior Accountant 2 

Accountant 1 

Principal Account Clerk 3 

Senior Account Clerk . 1 

Statistical Machine Operator 2 

Total 10 

Principal Clerk 1 

Senior Clerk 1 

Clerk 5 

Total 7 

Chief of Bindery 1 

Bindery Foreman 1 

Bindery Forwarder 6 

Bindery Finisher 2 

Apprentice Bookbinder 1 

Working Forelady of Bindery Sewers 1 

Bindery Sewers 8 

Total 20 

Superintendent of Library Buildings 1 

Assistant Superintendent of Library Buildings 1 

Seni )r Clerk and Stenographer 1 

Fire Prevention Inspector 1 

Senior Building Custodian 18 

Junior Building Custodian 15 

Cleaner 4 

Electrician 1 

Electrician's Helper 1 

Working Foreman Carpenter 1 

Carpenter 3 

Working Foreman Painter 1 

Painter • 2 

Foreman of Library Heating, Ventilation, and Maintenance . . 1 

Third-Class Stationary Engineer 2 

Maintenance Mechanic (Machinery Repair) 1 

Elevator Operator 2 

Elevator Operator and Laborer 1 

Total 57 

Grand Total 94 



Professional and Pre-Professional Library Services . . . . 214.8 

Library Assistants Service 223.5 

Clerical and Mechanical Service 94 

Total 532.3 



Boston Public Library 



23 



PERSONNEL CLASSIFICATION AND SALARY SCHEDULES 
FOR THE BIBLIOTHECAL SERVICE 

The Library Aide Service 
(Scale established on January 1, 1964) 

Library Aide (by the hour only) $1.15 per hour 

The Library Assistants Service 
(Scale established on November 6, 1963) 

Junior Library Assistant (by the hour) $1.70 per hour 

(Scale established on July 1, 1963) 

LA 1 Junior Library Assistant $310O-$3580 

LA 2 Senior Library Assistant 3370- 3910 

LA 3 Principal Library Assistant 3660- 4260 

LA 4 Special Library Assistant I $3980- $4700 

LA 5 Special Library Assistant II 4330- 5170 

LA 6 Special Library Assistant III .... 4700- 5660 

LA 7 Special Library Assistant IV 5100- 6240 

LA 8 Special Library Assistant V 5550- 6810 

LA 9 Special Library Assistant VI 6050- 7490 

LA 10 Chief $6800- $8600 

LA 11 Deputy Assistant 8000-10000 

LA 12 Assistant to the Director 10000-12700 

LA 13 Assistant Director 12400-16000 



24 City Document No. 15 

The Pre-Profbssional Library Service 

(Scale established on July 1, 1963) 

PP 1 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 

PP 2 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 

PP 3 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 

PP 4 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 

PP 5 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 

PP 6 Pre-Professional Library Assistant 



$4050 
4350 
4650 
4950 
5250 
5550 



The Professional Library Service 
(Scale established July 1, 1963) 

P 1 Professional Library Assistant $5550 

P 1 Professional Library Assistant (5th year library 

science degree) $5550-$6150 

P 2 Adults Assistant $6l50-$6750 

P 2 Audio-Visual Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 2 Book Selection Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 2 Cataloger 6150- 6750 

P 2 Children's Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 2 Classifier 6150- 6750 

P 2 Curatorial Assistant, Print Department . . . 6150- 6750 

P 2 Hospital Library Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 2 Reference Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 2 Young Adults Assistant 6150- 6750 

P 3 Administrative Library Assistant .... $6100-$7600 

P 3 Adults Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Assistant Curator of Prints 6100- 7600 

P 3 Audio- Visual Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Book Selection Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Cataloger and Classifier 6100- 7600 

P 3 Children's Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Hospital Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Reference Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 3 Young Adults Librarian 6100- 7600 

P 4 Chief $6800-$8600 

P 4 Curator 6800- 8600 

P 4 Branch Librarian 6800- 8600 

P 4 Bookmobile Librarian 6800- 8600 

P 4 Readers Advisor 6800- 8600 

P 5 Coordinator $8000-510100 

P 6 Assistant Chief Librarian $10000-112700 

P 6 Keeper 10000- 12700 

P 6 Supervisor 10000- 12700 

P 7 Chief Librarian $12400-$16000 

P 7 Assistant Director 12J0O- 16000 



Boston Public Library 25 

PERSONNEL CLASSIFICATION AND SALARY SCHEDULES 
FOR THE CLERICAL AND MECHANICAL SERVICE 

(Scale established on July 1, 1964) 

The Clerical Service: 

Principal Accountant $6800-$8600 

Senior Accountant $5550-$6810 

Clerk $3370-$3910 

Statistical Machine Operator 3060- 4260 

Senior Clerk 3980- 4700 

Senior Clerk and Stenographer 395-0- 4700 

Principal Account Clerk 4330- 5170 

Principal Clerk 5550- 6810 

The Mechanical Service: 

Superintendent of Librarj^ Buildings $10000-S12700 

Assistant Superintendent of Library Buildings . . . $5550-$8610 

Carpenter, Working Foreman $5100-$6240 

Carpenter 4700- 5660 

Electrician, Head S5100-$6240 

Electrician 4700- 5660 

Electrician's Helper 4330- 5170 

Painter, Working Foreman $5100-$6240 

Painter 4700- 5660 

Foreman, Library Heating, Ventilation and Maintenance . $5100-$6240 

Engineer, Third-CIass Stationary 4700- 5660 

Maintenance Mechanic - (Machinery Repair) . . . 4700- 5660 

Fu-e Prevention Inspector $4700-$5660 

Senior Building Custodian $4400-$5300 

Junior Building Custodian 3980- 4700 

Elevator Operator $3980-$4700 

Elevator Operator and Laborer 3660- 4260 

Cleaner (35-hour week) $3370-$3910 

Cleaner (30-hour week) 3100- 3580 



(Scale established on July 1, 1964) 
The Mechanical Service — Binding: 

Chief of Bindery $6800-$8600 

Bindery Foreman 129.69 

Bindery Finisher 125.63 

Bindery Forwarder 125.63 

Apprentice Bookbinder 62.81- 125.63 



(Scale established on November 6, 1963) 

Bindery Sewer, Working Forelady $82 . 40 

Bindery Sewer 74.90 



26 



City Document No. 15 



ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS, 19G4 



EXAMINATION 



INDIVIDUALS 
WHO PASSED 



INDIVIDUALS 
WHO FAILED 



Library Assistants Service 405(71%) 162(29%) 567(100%) 

RETIREMENTS FROM THE LIBRARY, 1964 



Mary E. Brennan 
Marjorie D. Knilling 
Ruth E. McNamee 
Elizabeth F. Rollins 
Edward F. Maynard 
Edna M. Wollent 
Louis Rains 
Arthur W. MuUoney 
Edna G. Peck 
Pearl B. Smart 
William J. Kane 
Anne M. Connolly 
Mary K. Harris 
Taimi E. Lilja 
Marion R. Herzig 
Theodora B. Scoff 
Mary V. Doyle 



After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 
After 



8 years of service 
10 years of service 

15 years of service 

16 3'ears of service 

17 years of service 
21 ji-ears of service 
26 years of service 
32 years of service 
36 years of service 
36 years of service 
38 years of service 
40 years of service 
40 years of service 
40 years of service 
43 years of service 
43 years of service 
47 years of service 



APPOINTMENTS TO TITULAR POSITIONS, 1964 

(Department Heads and Above) 

Edmund R. Ettele Supervisor of General Library Operations 



Rhoda Blacker 
WilUam T. Casey 
Edmund R. Ettele 
Linda M. Ivors 
Catherine M. MacDonald 
M. Jane Manthome 
Edward J. Montana 
Mary A. Rea 
Beryl Y. Robinson 
Mary K. Harris 
Marion R. Herzig 
Edna G. Peck 

Theodora B. ScolT 
Pearl B. Smart 



Branch Librarian 

Branch Librarian 

Chief of Book Purchasing Department 

Branch Librarian 

Library Personnel Officer 

Readers Advisor for Young Adults 

liibrary Publications Officer 

Chief of Book Purchasing Department 

Readers Adviser for Children 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Chief of Book Selection for Home Reading 

Services, Emeritus 
Branch Librarian, Emeritus 
Branch Librarian, Emeritus 



Bo3TO>T Pqblic Library 27 



COUNT OF BOOKS, FILMS, RECORDINGS, AND 
OTHER LIBRARY MATERIALS 

TOTAL NUMBER OF VOLUMES IN THE LIBRARY AS OF 
DECEMBER 31, 1964 

Division of Reference and Research Services 

Central Library 1,456,826 

Kirstein Business Branch 42,241 

1,499,067 

Division of Home Reading and Community Services 

Open Shelf Department 65,266 

Central Book Stock: 

Branch Issue Section 64,403 

School Issue Section' 23,726 

Branch Libraries: 

Adams Street 26,106 

Aliston 24,326 

Brighton 22,026 

Charlestown 20,778 

Codman Square 24,114 

Connolly 19,047 

Dorchester 18,092 

East Boston 18,475 

Egleston Square 26,096 

Faneuil 17,910 

Hvde Park 29,375 

Jamaica Plain 21,366 

Lower Mills 17,864 

Mattapan 24,742 

Memorial 17,352 

Mt. Bowdoin 18,955 

Mt. Pleasant 12,003 

North End 18,626 

Orient Heights 12,488 

Parker Hill 20,112 

RosHndale 36,500 

South Boston 24,684 

South End 18,307 

Uphams Corner 21,200 

Washin-^on Village 19,035 

WestEnd^ 11,516 

West Roxbury 26,727 

Bookmobile Service 53,006 

Hospital Library Service .... 4,831 

Total for Branch Libraries . . . 625,659 625,659 

Total for Division 779,054 779,054 



Total for Entire Library 2,278,121 

1 Section closed April 28, 1960; book stock kept pending reopening. 

• Branch Library closed April 15. 1960; book stock kept pending reopening. 



28 



City Document No. 15 



BOOK STOCK 

The total number of volumes in the Library at the end of each year since 

its formation is shown in the following statement: 

1852-53 .... 9,688 1909-10 .... 961,522 

1853-54 .... 16,221 1910-11 .... 987,268 

1854-55 .... 22,617 1911-12 .... 1,006,717 

1855-56 .... 28,080 1912-13 .... 1,049,011 

1856-57 .... 34,896 1913-14 .... 1,067,103 

1857-58 .... 70,851 1914-15 .... 1,098,702 

1858-59 .... 78,043 1915-16 .... 1,121,747 

1859-60 .... 85,031 1916-17 .... 1,139,682 

1860-61 .... 97,386 1917-18 .... 1,157,326 

1861-62 .... 105,034 1918-19 .... 1,173,695 

1862-63 .... 110,563 1919-20 .... 1,197,498 

1863-64 .... 116,934 1920-21 .... 1,224,510 

1864-65 .... 123,016 1921-22 .... 1,258,211 

1865-66 .... 130,678 1922-23 .... 1,284,094 

1866-67 .... 136,080 1923-24 .... 1,308,041 

1867-68 .... 144,092 1924-25 .... 1,333,264 

1868-69 .... 152,796 1925 .... 1,363,515 

1869-70 .... 160,573 1926 .... 1,388,439 

1870-71 .... 179,250 1927 .... 1,418,489 

1871-72 .... 192,958 1928 .... 1,442,802 

1872-73 .... 209,456 1929 .... 1,475,743 

1873-74 .... 260,550 1930 .... 1,526,951 

1874-75 .... 276.918 1931 .... 1,572,802 

1875-76 .... 297,873 1932 .... 1,631,422 

1876-77 .... 321,010 1933 .... 1,654,017 

1877-78 .... 345,734 1934 .... 1,673,609 

1878-79 .... 360,963 1935 .... 1,682,848 

1879-80 .... 377,225 1936 .... 1,693,-335 

1880-81 .... 390,982 1937 .... 1,700,681 

1881-82 .... 404,221 1938 .... 1,693,688 

1882-83 .... 422,116 1939 .... 1,704,729 

1883-84 .... 438,594 1940 .... 1,714,923 

1884-85 .... 453,947 1941 . . . . 1,720,605 

1885 .... 460,993 1942 .... 1,734,516 

1886 .... 479,421 1943 .... 1,732,395 

1887 .... 492,956 1944 .... ♦1,719,983 

1888 .... 505,872 1945 .... 1,733,000 

1889 .... 520,508 1946 .... 1,757,095 

1890 .... 536,027 1947 .... 1,770,414 

1891 .... 556,283 1948 .... 1,811,806 

1892 .... 576,237 1949 .... 1,832,173 

1893 .... 597,152 1950 .... 1,870,428 

1894 .... 610,375 1951 .... 1,924,640 

1895 .... 628,297 1952 .... 1,960,922 
1896-97 .... 663,763 1953 .... 2,011,358 
1897-98 .... 698,888 1954 .... 2,056,722 
1898-99 .... 716,050 1955 .... 2,085,660 
1899-1900 . . . 746,383 1956 .... 2,105,452 
1900-01 .... 781,377 1957 .... 2,117,282 
1901-02 .... 812,264 1958 .... 2,145,849 
1902-03 .... 835,904 1959 .... 2,170,907 
1903-04 .... 848,884 1960 .... 2,162,176 
1904-05 .... 871,050 1961 .... 2,182,355 
1905-06 .... 878,933 1962 .... 2,213,312 
1906-07 .... 903,349 1963 .... 2.210,2-12 
1907-08 .... 922,348 1964 .... 2,278,121 
1908-09 .... 941,024 



* In 1944 the number of voluniea belonging to Fellowes Athenaeum Trustees was removed 
from the book stock count. 



Boston Public Library 29 

ACCESSIONS, 1964 

The following statistics include materials received in 1964; they do not include 
materials received in earlier years, but processed only in 1964: 

Classification op Books, 1964 

SOURCE NO. or TOLCMB8 

By purchase 56,523 

By gift or exchange 4,000 

By binding of newspapers 17 

By binding of serials 8,211 



Distribution of Books Acquired by Purchase, 1964 

Division of Reference and Research Services 

From City Appropriation 4,224 

From Trust Funds Income 2,726 

Division of Home Reading and Community Services 

From City Appropriation 56,467 

From Trust Funds Income 56 



68,751 



6,950 

56,523 
63,473 



Distribution op Expenditures for the Purchase of Books 
AND Other Library Materials, 1964 

Division of Reference and Research Services 

From Citv Appropriation $98,957.30 

From Trust Funds Income 85,976.72 

$184,934.02 

Division of Home Reading and Commimity Services 

From Citv Appropriation $274,154 . 37 

From Trust Funds Income 838. 36 

274,992.73 

$459,926.75 

Incrbasb Ob Decrease In Book Stock Op The Division Op Home Rbadinq 
And Community Services 



1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 









TOTAL NUMBEB 








OF VOLUMES 


NDMBEB OF 




NET INCRBASB 


DIVISION OF HOME 


VOLUMES 


NUMBEB OF 


OB DECBEA8E IN 


BEADINO AND COM- 


DI8CABDED 


VOLUMES ADDED 


NUMBER OF VOLUMES 


MUNITY 8EBVICB3 


75,759 


51,371 


—24,388 


728,742 


73,258 


92,294 


+ 19,036 


747,778 


61,496 


70,281 


+8,785 


756,563 


57,449 


63,987 


+ 6.538 


763,101 


78,179 


94,132 


+ 15,953 


779,054 



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City Document No. 15 



Count of Films, Lantern Slides, Microfilms, 
Pictures, Post Cards, Projected Books, and Recordings 



Films 
Audio-Visual Department 

Lantern Slides 

Fine Arts Department . 
Print Department . 



Total . 
Microfilms 

Music Department . 
Rare Book Department . 
Science and Technology 
Patent Room . 



Department — 



Total . 
Pictures 

Fine Arts Department 
Rare Book Department 



Total 



Post Cards 

Fine Arts Department . 

Prints and Drawings (original) 
Print Department . 



Proibcted Books 

Hospital Library Service 

Recordings 
Circulating 

Audio-Visual Department 
Branch Lii)raries: 

Adams Street 

lirighton . 

Charlestown 

Connolly . 

Dorchester 

East Boston 

Eglcston Square 

Hyde Park 

Jamaica Plain 

Mattapan . 

Memorial . 

North End 

Parker Hill 

Roslindale 

South Boston 

Uphams Corner 

Washington Village 

West Roxbury . 

Total . 
Non-Circulating 
Music Department 



ON HAND 

JAN. 1, 1964 


NET GAIN ON HAND 
OK LOSS JAN. 1, 1965 


1,423 


+73 


1,496 


28,489 
473 


- 14,078 


14,411 
473 


28,962 


- 14,078 


14,884 


28 
2,134 


+65 


28 
2,199 


12,742 


+288 


13,030 


14,904 


+353 


15,257 


125,672 
2,300 


+258,857 


384,529 
2,300 


127,972 


+258,857 


386,829 


133,805 


— 


133,805 


29,499 


+259 


29,758 


178 





178 



6,378 



-297 



11,383 



4,977 



6,081 



373 


-2 


371 


197 


-17 


180 


240 


-30 


210 


171 


-9 


162 


167 


+ 15 


182 


221 


+ 1 


222 


663 


-8 


655 


164 


+60 


224 


307 


-1 


306 


462 


+3 


465 


154 


+ 18 


172 


213 


— 


213 


108 


— 


108 


612 


-12 


600 


362 


-21 


341 


186 


-4 


182 


160 


-9 


151 


245 


-19 


226 



-332 11,051 



+8 



4,985 



Boston Public Library 31 

A SELECTION OF NOTABLE PURCHASES, 1964 

Americana 

France. Laws, statutes, etc. Ordonnance du Roi . . . 
premier mars, 1773. Port-au-Prince [1773?] 

Gage, Thomas. Niewe ende seer naeuweurige reyse door de 
Spaensche West-Indian. Utrecht, Ribbius, 1682. 

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald. As we remember Joe. Cam- 
bridge, Mass., Privately printed, 1945. 

Mocquet, Jean. Reysen in Afrique, Asien, Oost- en West- 
Indian Dordrecht, A. Andriesszoon, 1656. 

Paganino, Jacinto Joseph. Roteiro Oriental para a navegacao 
das costas do . . . Atlantico. Lisboa, F. L. 
Ameno, 1783. 

The pirates own book. Boston, C. Ellms, 1837. 

Wright, John. A compleat history of the late war. Dublin, 
Exsliaw, 1763. 

Zenger, J. P. A brief narrative of the case and trial. Boston, 
1799. 

Zionitischer Weyrauschs-Hiigel. Germantown, Pa., C. Saur, 
1739. 

Early Printed Books 
Alamanni, Luigi. La coltivatione. Paris, Etienne, 1546. 
Bible. Latin and German. Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis. 

Augsburg, Strotter, 1723. Dedication copy to Pope 

Innocent XIII. 
Catholic Church. Officium hebdomade sancte. Venice, 

Bosello, 1559. 
Dante Alighieri. Le terze rime. Venice, Aldus Manutius, 

1502. 

. Comedia. Venice, Burgofranco, 1529. 

Expositio canonis sacratissime misse. Leipzig, Lotter [1501] 
Huyginus. Fabularum liber. Basle, Hervagius, 1549. 
Jacobus de Varagine. Legendario de sancti. Venice, de 

Sandro, 1505. 
Mizauld, Antoine. Historia hortensium. Cologne, Gymnicus, 

1576. 
Rhegius, Urbanus. Von volkomenheyt und frucht des 

leydens Christi. [Augsburg, 1526?] 
Sonetti e canzoni di diversi antichi autori toscani. Florence, 

Heirs of P. di Giunta, 1527. 
Stanyhurst, Richard. De rebus in Hibernia gestis. Leyden, 

Plantin. 1584. 



32 City Document No. 15 

Early Science and Technology 

Baujean, J. L. Collection de toutes les especes de batimens 

de guerre. Paris, 1814. 
Cassini, Jacques. Tables astronomiques. Paris, Imprimerie 

Royale, 1740. 
Castelli, Pietro. Exactissima descriptio rariorum quarundam 

plantarun ... in Horto farnesiano. Rome, 

Mascardus, 1625. 
Ceulen, Ludolf van. De arithmetische en geometrische 

fondamenten. Leyden, van Colster, 1615. 
Euclid. Orontiij Finei ... in sex priores libros geo- 

metricorum elementorum. Paris, Colines, 1536. 
Euler, Leonhard. Scientia navalis. St. Petersburg, Academia 

Scientiarum, 1749. 
Fine, Oronce. Opere. Venice, Franceschi, 1587. 
Gallucci, G. P. Delia fabrica, & uso di un novo stromento. 

Venice, G. Perchacino, 1590. 
Gregory, David. Astronomiae . . . elementa. Oxford, 

1702. 
Lescallier, Daniel. Vocabulaire des termes de marine 

anglois et frangois. Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1777. 
Monte Santa Maria, Guidobaldo del. Planisphaeriorum 

universalium theorica. Cologne, Cholinus, 1581. 
Morogues, S. F. Bigot, vicomte de. Tactique navale. Paris, 

Guerin et Delatour, 1763. 
Moxon, Joseph. Mechanick dyalling. 3d ed. London, 1697. 
Oxholm, P. L. Kort over St. Croix og St. Jan. Copenhagen, 

1799/1800. 
Piccolomini, Alessandro, Abp. De le stelle fisse. Venice, 

Arrivabene, 1540. 
Reitter, J. D. von. Abbildung der hundcrt deutschen wilden 

Holz-arten. Stuttgart, The author, 1805. 
Scal^, Bernard. An Hibernian atlas. London, Laurie and 

Whittel, 1798. 
Schubert, F. T. von. Theoretische Astronomic. St. Peters- 
burg, J. F. Hartknock, 1798. 
Stoeffler, Johann. Traitc de la composition et fabrique de 

I'astrolabe. Paris, Cavellet, 1560. 
Witty, Robert. Ouranoskopia ; or, A Survey of the heavens. 

London, J. M., for the author, 1681. 



Boston Public Library 33 

Incunabuia 
Jacobus de Varagine. Legenda aurea sanctorum. Venice, A. 

de Paltasichis, for 0. Scotus, 1482. 

. Venice, 0. Scotus, 1483. 

Nicolaus Pergamenus. Dialogue creasurarum moralisatus. 

Cologne, C. Winters, 1481. 
Petrarca, Francesco. Bucolicum carmen. Venice, S. Bevi- 

laqua [1496] 

Manuscripts 
Adams, Abigail. A.l.s. to Mrs. Benjamin Rush; Quincy, 25 

Sept. 1813. 
Bible. Biblia, with Canon of the Mass. [Ireland? ca. 1280?] 
Byrne, Donn. Correspondence and other manuscripts. 

1915-32. 
Catholic Church. Pope Eugenius IV. Papal bulls for the 

Benedictine Congregation of Saint Justina; Bobbie, 

Italy [ca. 1450] 
Emerson, Ralph Waldo. A.l.s. to Stow; Concord, 16 

Oct. 1860. 
Evelyn, John. Deed of sale of land at Deptford, England, 

17 June 1693. 
Ewald, Johann. Mihtarisches Magazin; [Germany, 1776] 
Gide, Andre. A.l.s. to Jean Paul Sartre; [Paris] 10 dec 1949. 
Gill, Eric. Correspondence addressed to J. G. Wilson, 1927- 

28. 
Harris, Joel Chandler. Type L.s. to F. J. Garrison; Atlanta, 

Georgia, 1 Nov. 1906. 
Krimpen, Jan van. Calligraphic design for Westfallen war 

memorial; [Amsterdam, ca. 1950?] 
Meynell, Sir Francis. Correspondence addressed to J. G. 

\A"ilson, London, 1924-27. 
Moore, Thomas. A ms. of song "When night brings the 

hour" with ms. score by Sir Henry Rowley; [n.p., 

n.d.] 
Niagara (Steamship). Ms. log for voyage to Japan and re- 
turn; 1860-61. 
O'Connell, Daniel. A.l.s. to WiUiam Howitt; [London?] 27 

Nov. 1836. 
Poe, Edgar Allan. The Raven; calligraphic ms. written by 

Jan van Krimpen; [Amsterdam? ca. 1950?] 
Warren, James. A.l.s. to Elbridge Gerry; Boston, 13 Aug. 

1777. 



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Miscellanea 

Aesop. Aesop's Fables with his life; illustrated by Francis 

Barlow. London, H. Hills, 1687. 
Certani, Giacomo. II Alose dell' Ibernia; vits del . . . 

S. Patrizio. Bologna, 1686. 
Congreve, William. The double-dealer. London, Tonson, 

1694. 
Defoe, Daniel. Considerations upon the eighth and ninth 

articles of the Treaty of Commerce and Navigation. 

London, Baker, 1713. 

. A letter from Air. Reason. Edinburgh, 1706. 

Harris, Walter. A description of the King's royal palace 

and gardens at Loo. London, Roberts, 1699. 
Longinus. De sublimitate. Parma, Bodoni, 1793. 
Richardson, Richard. De cultu hortorum ad populares suos 

carmen. London, Nutt, 1699. 
Yeats, W. B. Poems written in discouragement. Dundrum, 

Cuala Press, 1913. 

Prints and Drawings 

Anonymous. 

One lithograph. 
Bengtz, Ture. 

One etching, one Uthograph in color, one pen, ink and 
wash drawing. 
Bracquemond, Fehx. 

Two etchings. 
Bresdin, Rudolplie. 

Two lithographs. 
Burnett, Calvin. 

One serigraph in color. 
Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint. 

Two lithographs. 
Cheret, Jules. 

One lithograph poster in color. 
Crespy le Prince, Charles Edouard. 

Two hthographs. 
Decamps, G. Alexandre. 

Three hthographs. 
Delacroix, Eugene. 

One hthograpli. 
Denis, Maurice. 

One lithograph. 



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Deveria, Achille. 

One lithooraph. 
Diaz de la Pena, Narcisse Virgile. 

One lithograph. 
Dore, Gustave. 

Three Uthographs. 
Gavarni, Guillaume C. 

Two hthographs. 
Hepburn, Andrew. 

One aquatint, eight etchings, six hthographs. 
Huet, PauL 

One hthograph, second state; one hthograph, unidenti- 
fied state. 
Jacque, Charles. 

Four lithographs. 
Jensen, I. L. 

One lithograph. 
LaLanne, Maxime. 

One pen and ink drawing, one pencil drawing. 
Legros, Alphonse. 

One drawing, mixed media. 
Lepere, Auguste. 

One etching, one lithograph. 
Lockwood, George. 

Two lithographs, six lithographs in color, one wood en- 
graving in color. 
Luce, Maxmilian. 

One lithograph, one lithograph in color. 
Lunois, Alexandre. 

One lithograph. 
Moreau, Luc Albert. 

One lithograph. 

Nanteuil, Celestin. 
Two hthographs. 

Pajou, Auguste-Desire. 

One lithograph. 
Pendleton's Lithography, Boston. 

One lithograph. 
Pennell, Joseph. 

Five etchings. 
Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre C. 

One etching, one hthograph. 



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Rantz, Sylvia M. 

One serigraph in color. 
Rops, Felicien. 

Eight lithographs. 
Sharp's J. C. Press, Boston. 

One lithograph. 
Le Sidanere, Henri. 

One lithograph. 
Swan, Barbara. 

One lithograph, one Uthograph in color. 
Vernet, Antoine Charles Horace. 

One lithograph. 
Wagner, T. P. 

One lithograph. 



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A SELECTION OF NOTABLE GIFTS, 1964 

Books and Other Material 

Allaire, R. P. 

Les Families Allaire-Dallaire. Edited by Allaire and 
Dallaire Family. Two copies. 
American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. 

Year Book, 1961-62. Copy 129. 
Appalachian Mountain Club. 

Mountain Flowers in New England. By the Appala- 
chian Mountain Club. 
Arnold, Alan F. 

L'Art Des Jardins, 3rd edition. By LeBaron Ernouf. 
Boston City Hospital. 

A History of the Boston City Hospital, 1864-1964. 
Edited by John J. Byrne. Two copies. 
Boston Globe. 

A collection of four hundred and eleven miscellaneous 
volumes. 
Brandeis University. 

The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End. 
By Arnold Wieder. Eleven copies. 

Cole, Edward H. 

The Chauncy Hall Story; A School — and a Man. By 

Edward H. Cole. 
Historical Sketch of Chauncy Hall School. By Thomas 

Gushing. 
A History of Amateur Journalism, and Index. By Tru- 
man J. Spencer. 
Divver, Margaret. 

United States Naval Administration of the Trust Terri- 
tory of the Pacific Islands, Volumes one, two, three. 
By Dorothy Richard. 
Estate of Albert Ehrenfried. 

A Chronicle of Boston Jewry. By Albert Ehrenfried. 
Eight copies. 
Estate of Neta Knox Hannay. 

Small bronze statue of Gustav Mahler. For tlie Music 
Department. 

Farrington, Fred D. W., Jr. 

History of the National Academy of Design, 1 825-1953. 
By Eliot Clark. 



38 City Document No. 15 

Gardiner, C. Harvey. 

The Papers of William Hickling Prescott. Selected and 
edited by C. Harvey Gardiner. 
Hitchings, Sinclair. 

A New Guide to the Massachusetts State House. By 
Sinclair Hitchings and Catherine H. Farlow. Four 
copies. 
Holt, Mrs. Carlyle. 

A collection of sixty-seven volumes and twenty-six 
numbei's. Given in memory of her grandfather, 
Weston Lewis. 
Hovhaness, Alan. 

A collection of sixty-six pieces of sheet music. 
Hoyer, Carl I. 

Massachusetts Acts and Resolves, 1865-1959. One 
hundred volumes. 
Huntington, William. 

Five miscellaneous volumes. By N. C. Barney. 
Information Service of India. 

Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi. Volumes 7 and 8. 
Ishill, Joseph. 

Ishill's Varioium. By Joseph Ishill. 
James Nisbet and Company, Ltd. 

Twelve Years at the Imperial German Court. By 
Robert Zedlitz-Trutzchler. Two copies. 
Kendall, George. 

A collection of seven volumes for the Brown Music 
Collection. 
McNulty, Kneeland. 

Curatorial Retrospective. By Lessing Rosenwald. 
Mudd, Richard D. 

The Life of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd. Edited by Nettie 
Tvludd. 
Munson Institute of American Maritime History. 

Naval and Maritime History. By Robert Greehalgh 
Albion. 
Price, lone. 

Broderie et Dentelles. By Ernest Lefeybure. 
La Vie De Madame Ehzabeth. Volumes 1 and 2. By 
M. A. DeBeauchesne. 
Rabb, Norman S. 

Breakthrough, a Treasury of Contemporary American- 
Jewish Literature. Edited by Irving and Irwin 
Malin. 



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The Purpose and Meaning of Jewish Existence. By 

Mordecai M. Kaplan. 
Russell, Francis H. 

The Ancestors and Descendants of Elisha Pratt of 

Turner, Maine. 1963. By Francis H. Russell. 

Two copies. 
The Ancestors and Descendants of James Russell of 

Temple, Maine. 1963. By Francis H. Russell. 

Two copies. 
Sanford, Edwin G. 

John Wheelwright. By John Heard, Jr. 
Trinity Church in the City of Boston, Mass., 1733-1933. 
The U. S. and Africa. American Assembly. 
The U. S. and Far East. American Assembly. 
Slonimsky, Nicholas. 

J. Guy Ropartz, L'Homme et L'Oeuvre. By Fernand 

Lamy. 
Robert Schumann. By Karl H. Worner. 

Smith College. 

The Metropes of the Temple of Athena at Ilion. By 
Beatrice Mills Holden. 

Smithsonian Institution. 

John Baptist Jackson : Eighteenth Century Master of the 
Color Woodcut. By Jacob Kainen. 

Stevens, Marguerite. 

A collection of nine hundred and fifty sheets of music 
for the Brown Music Collection. 

Wertheim, Mrs. Maurice. 

Salmon on the Dry Fly. By Maurice Wertheim. 

White, S. P. 

Portrait of Myself, with Notes Hand-Written in Pencil. 
By Margaret Bourke White. 

Whitehill, Walter Muir. 

Boston and the Civil War. By Walter Muir Whitehill. 

Winterthur Museum. 

American Colonial Painting. By Waldron Phoenix 

Belknap, Jr. 
Winterthur Portfoho. By the Winterthur Museum. 

Wyzanski, Charles E., Jr. 

Ohver Wendell Holmes Lectures, 1958. With introduc- 
tion by Charles E. Wyzanksi, Jr. 



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Manuscripts 

Anonymous. 

A collection of autograph letters and documents of 

Napoleon's Marshals. 
A collection of eighty-nine letters or documents of 
eminent American and European Figures. 

Both collections for the Virginia and Richard 
Ehrlich Autograph Collection. 
J. S. Canner & Co. 

A collection of correspondence, minutes of meetings, 
printed documents, etc., of a committee of the Boston 
Society of Natural History, proposing the establish- 
ment of a zoological garden and aquaria in Boston, 
which led to the development of the Franklin Park 
Zoo. Boston, 1S87-89. 
Garnham, Mrs. B. 

A collection of letters written from Cuba by Theodore 
Brooks during the Spanish-American ^^'ar. 
Myers, Winifred. 

Two letters relating to Kate Field. 
Swift, J. Gill)ert, Jr. 

The papers of Aaron Ward, Representative from New 
York in Congress, covering the years 1813-33 and 
1843-52. 
West, Albert. 

Three letters signed by John F. Kennedy while U. S. 
Senator. 

Prints and Drawings 

Comstock, Francis Adams. 

Alexander, Russell George. 

Two untitled drawings in mixed media (color). 
Griggs, Frederick L. 

Two pen and ink drawings; two pen, ink, and wash 
drawings; a collection of twenty-four pen and ink 
drawings (bound) done as illustrations for a book on 
the history of the village of Campden, Gloucester- 
shire, England. 
Cooney, Barbara. 

Cooney, Barbara. 

A collection of sixty-five pen and ink drawings for 
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott. 



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Estate of Susan A. D. McKelvey. 
Ames, Blanche. 

One pencil drawing. 
Buff, Conrad. 

One lithograph. 
Conant, Kenneth. 

Three pencil drawings. 
Desamentes, Francisco. 

One lithograph. 
Haffner, Jean Jacques. 

One watercolor. 
Haskell, Ernest. 
Two etchings. 
Keller, Henry S. 

Two watercolors. 
Mielatz, Karl Friedrich Wilhelm. 

One etching in color. 
Woodbury, Charles H. 
One watercolor. 
Haywood, Mrs. Charles F. 
Artist not known. 

Three wash drawings. 
Heintzelman, Arthur W. 

Heintzelman, Arthur W. 
Three drypoints. 
Hitchings, Sinclair. 
Lent, Blair. 
One serigraph. 
Kelley, Donald C. 

Kelley, Donald C. 

Two woodcuts in color. 
Lockwood, George. 

Lockwood, George. 

Etching and intaglio prints. A portfolio containing 

sixteen original prints. 
Stencil — silk screen. A portfolio containing nine 

original prints. 
Woodcut and relief prints. A portfolio containing 
twelve original prints. 
Meigs, Stewart. 

Posselwhite, I., after C. R. Leslie. 

One engraving. 
Thomson, L, after T. Sully. 
One engraving. 



42 City Document No. 15 

Thomson, I., after G. Wappers. 

One engraving. 
Wengenroth, Stow. 

Wengenroth, Stow. 

Ten lithographs. 
Albert H, and Jessie D. Wiggin Foundation. 
Azuma, Norio. 

One serigraph in color. 
Oeschger, Ramon. 

One coUagraph. 

Miscellaneous Gifts to the Print Department 

Griggs, Frederick L. 

One portfolio bearing the words Campden and F. L, 
Griggs (in gold on black cloth binding), containing 
various catalogues, printed articles, proof prints of 
wood engravings after F. L. Griggs and auction cata- 
logues for the sale of Dover's House, Chipping Camp- 
den. 
A collection of four 8" x 10'' glossy photographic prints 

and negatives for same. 
A collection of typewritten copies of letters by F. L. 
Griggs. 
Griggs, Mia. 

Griggs, Frederick L. 

One piece of decorative paper, designed by F. L. 

Griggs. 
A collection of sixteen proofs of various book illustra- 
tions. 
Hamilton, Sinclair. 

Rowland, David S. 

An Epitome of Ecclesiastical History. Large Broad- 
side. Printed by Amos Doolittle, New Haven, 1808. 
Humphreys, George. 
Allers, C. W. 

Unsere Marine. A portfolio containing fifty reproduc- 
tions of pencil drawings, Breslau (n.d.) 



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VI 



USE OF BOOKS, FILMS, AND RECORDINGS 



BOOKS 

Comparative Circulation Statistics, 1960-1964 
1960 1961 1962 



1963 



Total for Branch Libraries 
Total for Entire Library System 



1964 



Central Library 


496,159 


479,605 


493,229 


494,130 


477,242 


Kirstein Business Branch 


7,738 


7,057 


8,341 


9,554 


9,090 


Deposit Circulationi 


129,234 


2,475 


6,346 


3,736 


4,602 


(Estimated) 












Branch Libraries, Bookmobile and 










Hospital Library Services: 












Adams Street 


125,155 


126,492 


142,264 


149,534 


147,735 


Allston 


65,440 


63,748 


64,239 


62,183 


61,715 


Brighton 


76,777 


77,440 


83,516 


84,081 


85,458 


Charlestown 


61,485 


68,972 


68,822 


72,861 


71,441 


Codman Square 


141,375 


138,494 


146,031 


155,238 


150,708 


Connolly 


80,242 


82,494 


85,595 


88,630 


85,255 


Dorchester 


63,712 


64,895 


71,416 


71,831 


75,087 


East Boston 


46,368 


54,890 


57,189 


62,404 


69,325 


Egleston Square 


112,800 


105,905 


107,020 


103,594 


91,790 


Faneuil 


55,007 


55,525 


57,197 


57,517 


58,741 


Hyde Park 


101,704 


106,747 


111,453 


112,503 


118,128 


Jamaica Plain 


80,486 


81,963 


85,728 


81,271 


82,674 


Lower Mills 


60,220 


63,530 


73,658 


69,312 


69,574 


Mattapan 


123,712 


123,193 


132,023 


130,234 


127,848 


Memorial 


44,125 


42,384 


42,383 


40,203 


48,833 


Mt. Bowdoin 


56,078 


58,164 


61,636 


62,097 


60,326 


Mt. Pleasant 


44,909 


41,752 


41,968 


42,640 


43,234 


North End 


35,818 


36,152 


39,532 


38,793 


36,465 


Orient Heights 


43,084 


43,175 


43,485 


43,021 


40,445 


Parker HUl 


55,570 


51,455 


58,526 


58,756 


57,334 


Roslindale 


153,810 


169,016 


227,539 


221,428 


200,919 


South Boston 


139,792 


134,376 


138,591 


133,785 


139,794 


South End 


38,789 


38,239 


37,846 


36,571 


41,892 


Uphams Corner 


105,987 


96,252 


115,038 


103,963 


100,841 


Washington Village 


79,201 


78,270 


79,912 


79,647 


75,967 


West End2 


14,059 










West Roxbury 


150,340 


149,000 


142,750 


146,496 


159,787 


Bookmobile Service 


428,300 


401,431 


430,873 


447,268 


410,650 


Hospital Library Service* 


8,324 




20,955 


31,458 


31,262 



2,592,669 2,553,954 2,767,185 2,787,319 2,734,228 
3,225,800 3,043,091 3,275,101 3,294,739 3,225,162 



Note: Central charging began September 17, 1953; breakdown by divisions no longer possible. 
' School Issue Section closed April 28, 1960. 
= Branch Library closed April 15, 1960. 
'Service discontinued April 15, 1960; service resumed March 5, 1962. 



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DiSTBIBUTION OF ToTAL CIRCULATION IN 1964 







FBOM DEPOSITS TO 






HOME USE 


IN8TITUTION8 » 


TOTAL 


Central Library 


477,242 




477,242 


Kirstein Business Branch 


9,090 




9,090 



Central Book Stock: 
Branch Issue Section 

Branch Libraries, Bookmobile 

and Hospital Library Services : 



2,088 



2,088 



Adams Street 


147,735 


775 


148,510 


Allston 


61,715 




61,715 


Brighton 


85,458 




85,458 


Charlestown 


71,441 




71,441 


Codman Square 


150,708 




150,708 


Connolly 


85,255 




85,255 


Dorchester 


75,087 




75,087 


East Boston 


69,325 




69,325 


Egleston Square 


91,790 




91,790 


Faneuil 


58,741 




58,741 


Hyde Park 


118,128 




118,128 


Jamaica Plain 


82,674 




82,674 


Lower Mills 


69,574 




69,574 


Mattapan 


127,848 




127,848 


Memorial 


48,833 




48,833 


Mt. Bowdoin 


60,326 




60,326 


Mt. Pleasant 


43,234 


150 


43,384 


North End 


36,465 


1,589 


38,054 


Orient Heights 


40,445 




40,445 


Parker Hill 


57,334 




57,334 


Roslindale 


200,919 




200,919 


South Boston 


130,794 




130,794 


South End 


41,892 




41,892 


Uphams Corner 


100,841 




100,841 


Washington Village 


75,967 




75,967 


West Hoxbury 


159,787 




159,787 


Bookmobile Service 


410,650 




410,650 


Hospital Library Service 


31,262 




31,262 


Total for Branch Libraries 


2,734,228 


2,514 


2,736,742 


Total for Entire Library 


3,220,560 


4,602 


3,225,162 


> Estimated. 









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Inter-Libraky Loans, 1964 

Under the inter-library loan system with other libraries the 
following lending of books for the purpose of serious research is 
shown : 

Volumes lent to other libraries in Massachusetts 
Volumes lent to libraries outside of Massachusetts . 



585 
526 



1,111 



SUMMARY OF CIRCULATION 
Books Lent for Home Use 
Central Library (including Central Library books 



issued through Branch Libraries) 
Kirstein Business Branch 
Branch Libraries .... 



477,242 
9,090 
2,734,228 



3,220,560 



Total Circulation 

Books Lent for Home Use: 

Central Library 477,242 

Kirstein Business Branch 9,090 

Branch Libraries 2,734,228 

Deposits of Books (estimated) 4,602 



3,225,162 



Books Unrecoverable from Borrowers from Branch Libraries, 

1960 - 1964 



1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 





PERCENTAGE OF 


NUMBER OF 


INCREASE OB 


VOLUMES 


DECREASE OVEB 


UNRECOVERABLE 


PRECEDING YEAB 


3,823 


-3% 


3,223 


-16% 


4,121 


+28% 


5,074 


+23% 


7,532 


+27% 



Books Unrecoverable from Borrowers from Branch Libraries, 

1960- 1964 

PERCENT OK 
TOTAL NUMBER TOTAL NUMBER VOLUMES BORROWED 
OP VOLUMES OF VOLUMES WHICH WERE 

TEAS CNBECOVERABLB BORROWED UNRECOVERABLB 

1960 3,823 2,593,144 0.147% 

1961 3,223 2,554,230 0.126% 

1962 4,121 2,768,129 0.149% 

1963 5,074 2,788,954 0.182% 

1964 7,532 2,736,742 0.275% 



Gains and Losses in Circulation, 1960 - 1964 





NUMBER OP 


INCREASE OR 




BOOKS LENT 


DECREASE FROM 


TBAB 


TO BORROWERS 


PRECEDING YEAR 


1960 . , 


. 3,225,800 


—402,730 


1961 . . 


. 3,0i3,091 


—182,709 


1962 . 


. 3,275,101 


+232,010 


1963 . 


. 3,294,739 


+ 19,638 


1964 . 


. 3,225,162 


—69,577 



PERCENTAGE OF 

INCREASE OR 
DECREASE FROM 
PRECEDING TEAR 



—11% 

-6% 

+8% 

—0.6% 

—2.1% 



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Missing Books from the Branch Libraries, 1960 - 1964 



TEAR 

1960 
1961 
1962 
1963 
1964 





PERCENTAGE Of 




INCREASE OR 


TOTAL 


DECREASE OVER 


UMBER 


PBECKDl.SO YEAB 


5,109 


-14% 


6,706 


+31% 


5,320 


-21% 


7,898 


+48% 


5,490 


+30% 



FILMS AND RECORDINGS 

Film Showings 

In Boston Public Library System 897 

Outside Boston Public Library Sj'stem 9,173 

Total 10,070 

Film Audiences 

Adult 202,782 

JuvenUe 445,320 

Total 648,102 

Film Circulation 



1964.... 


10,704 




1963.... 10,311 




1962.... 9,835 




Circulation of Recordings 


Audio-Visual Department 


40,341 


Branch Libraries: 




Adams Street 


686 


Brighton 






740 


Charlestown . 






227 


Connolly 






317 


Dorchester 






402 


East Boston . 






71 


Egleston Square . 






1,797 


Hyde Park . 






496 


Jamaica Plain 






712 


Mattapan 






1,737 


Memorial 






194 


North End 






523 


Roslindale 






1,986 


South Boston 






414 


Uphams Corner . 






260 


Washington Village 






167 


West Roxbury 






1,163 


Total . 






52,233 



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THE CATALOGS 

Volumes Cataloged 
Division of Reference and Research Services : 
Cataloged 

Central Library 23,243 

Kirstein Business Branch .... 1,707 

Recataloged : 

Central Library 2,453 



27,403 



Division of Home Reading and Community Services : 
Cataloged: 

Open Shelf Department .... 6,793 

Central Book Stock: 

Branch Issue Section .... 3,560 

Branch Libraries 81,500 

Miscellaneous 21 



91,874 



Microfilm Reels Cataloged 
Division of Reference and Research Services . . 1,073 

Films Cataloged 
Division of Home Reading and Community Services 1 

Recordings Cataloged 
Division of Home Reading and Community Services 530 

Division of Reference and Research Services . . 1 

531 

Card Work 
Division of Reference and Research Services: 

Library of Congress cards processed . . 77,167 

Cards processed on duplicating machine . . 61,297 

Cards typed 1,273 



139,737 



Division of Home Reading and Community Services: 

Cards processed on duplicating machine . 365,468 

Cards processed by General Microfilm Company 5,468 

Cards typed 42,741 

413,677 

The number of volumes shelved and thus made available for public 
use was: 

Division of Reference and Research Services: 

Central Library (including continuations) . 24,016 

Kirstein Business Branch . . . . 1,707 

Books reported lost or missing in previous 

years, but now found .... 532 

26,255 



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Division of Home Reading and Community Services: 



Open Shelf Department 
Central Book Stock: 

Branch Issue Section 
Branch Libraries 



Books reported lost or missing in previous 
years, but now found 



92,733 



1,399 94,132 



120,387 



The number of volumes removed from collections during the year 
(books reported lost or missing, condemned copies not yet replaced, etc.) 
was: 



Division of Reference and Research Services: 

Central Library 

Kirstein Business Branch . 



Division of Home Reading and Community Services: 
Open Shelf Department j 
Central Book Stock: { . . . . 

Branch Issue Section t 
Branch Libraries I 



3,415 
914 



78,179 



4,329 



78,179 
82,500 



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BINDING 

Number of volumes bound in various styles .... 20,788 

Volumes repaired 1,245 

Volumes guarded 1,426 

Photographs, plates, and maps mounted 2,560 

Library publications folded, collated, wire-stitched, covered, 

trimmed 75,000 

Portfolios, record album carriers, blocks, boxes, made . . . 9,646 

Blank forms cut, drilled, and packaged 2,351,399 

Covers for periodicals, record albums, etc., made . . . 7,600 

Cutting, bundling, and drilling stock 435 hours 

Miscellaneous work done 1,027 hours 



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IX 

PROGRAMS AND EXHIBITS IN THE 
CENTRAL LIBRARY 

PROGRAMS 



General Lectures 



Jan. 19 



Feb. 



Italian Program. 
Cosponsored by the Dante 
Alighieri Society of Massa- 
chusetts. 

Negro History Week Pro- 
gram. 



Feb. 12 



Negro History Week Pro- 
gram. 



Mar. 1 Greek Cultural Program. 

Cosponsored by The Hel- 
lenic Chronicle. 



Mar. 22 Concert of Armenian Folk 
and Lenten Songs. 



Modern Italian Art. Speaker: Dr. 
Robert BertoUi, President, Mas- 
sachusetts College of Art. Music 
by Serge Conus, concert pianist. 

Past Leaders of the Negro Strug- 
gle. Speaker: Dr. Adelaide HiU, 
Research Associate, African Stud- 
ies Program, Boston University. 
Negro Leadership: Its Crisis and 
Conflict. Speaker: Herbert Hill, 
Labor Secretary, National Asso- 
ciation for the Advancement of 
Colored People. Followed by 
reactor panel of Negro com- 
munity leaders. 

Negro Art and Music. Commen- 
tary by Calvin Burnett, artist and 
teacher, Massachusetts College of 
Art, on art work by Negroes on 
exhibit in the Lecture Hall. Cho- 
ral music by Robert Gould Shaw 
House Chorus. Dance sequence 
by students from the Elma Lems 
School of Fine Arts. 

Greek Culture in Films. 
The Acropolis of Athens; The God 
Within; The Greatest Force. 
Introduction and commentary by 
Robert Manthoulis, film director 
and Executive Director of the 
Hellenic Civilization Film Center. 

Sung by the Armenian National 
Choral Society of Boston. 



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Apr. 2 United Nations Program. 
Cosponsored by the World 
Affairs Council and the 
Leagues of Women Voters 
of Boston, Brookline, and 
Newton. 



Apr. 1 2 National Library Week Pro- 
gram. 



Oct. 7 Japan Week Program. 



Nov. 22 Jewish Book Month Pro- 
gram . 

Cosponsored by the Jewish 
Community Council of 
Metropolitan Boston. 



The New Nations of the U. N.: 
Their Challenges — ^Their Choices. 
Panelists: Saville Da^is, chief edi- 
torial A\Titer, The Christian Science 
Monitor; Elliot J. Berg, Assistant 
Professor of Economics, Harvard 
University; Mrs. Ellen Ferguson, 
Special Fund, United Nations. 
Moderator: Myron Weiner, Asso- 
ciate Professor of Political Science, 
Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology. 

The Old Corner Bookstore. Speak- 
er: Warren S. Tryon, author and 
Professor of History, Boston Uni- 
versity. 

Japan: Past and Present. A film 
program followed by panel com- 
mentary, lulms: Kyoto, Ancient 
Capital of Japan; This Is Tokyo. 
Panelists: Mr. and Mrs. Masando 
Hayashi; Mr. and Mrs. Tcruhisa 
Matsusaka; Mr. Bertram Towle; 
]\Irs. Michio Yatsuhashi. 

Israel in the Light of Modern His- 
tory. Speaker: Howard M. Sa- 
char. Director, Jacob Hiatt Insti- 
tute in Israel, Brandeis Univer- 
sity. 

Modern Trends in Synagogue 
Composition. Speaker: Cantor 
Alex Zimmer, Temple Ohabei Sha- 
lom, Brookhne. 



Seventh Program Planners Institute 



May 7 Program Planning Problem 
Chiiic. 

Cosponsored by the Adult 
Education Association in 
Massachusetts. 



Lecture and consultation by Dr. 
Malcolm Knowles, Professor of 
Education and General Consultant 
in Adult Education, Boston Uni- 
versity. 



DISCUSSION GROUPS 
Decisions — 1964 



Feb. 19 World Communism Today. 



Discussion Leader: Edward J. 
Montana, Periodical and News- 
paper Department, Boston Public 
Library. 



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Feb. 26 France and the West. 

Mar. 4 Egypt and the Middle East. 

Mar. 11 Disarmament. 

Mar. 18 Castro's Cuba. 

Mar. 25 Indonesia. 

April 1 Foreign Aid. 

April 8 Ideological Warfare. 

Never Too Late Group 

Feb. 10 World Communism Today. Discussion Leader: Mrs. Lana M. 

Reed, Adult Services Office, Bos- 
ton Pubhc Library. 

Feb. 17 France and the West. 

Feb. 24 Egypt and the Middle East. 

Mar. 2 Disarmament. 

Mar. 9 Castro's Cuba. 

Mar. 16 Indonesia. 

Mar. 23 Foreign Aid. 

Mar. 30 Ideological Warfare. 

FILM PROGRAMS IN THE AUDIO-VISUAL DEPARTMENT 

Our Heritage 
Jan. 8 ATourof the White House with Mr S.John F.Kennedy. 
Jan. 15 Williamsburg Restored. 
Jan. 22 Boston, City of Yesterday and Tomorrow. 
Jan. 29 Storm over the Supreme Court. 



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Artists and Authors 
Feb. 5 The Titan. 

Feb. 12 The Photographer; Edward Steicheri. 
Feb. 19 Wanda Landowska; Marian Anderson. 
Feb. 26 Sean O'Casey; George Bernard Shaw; Ezra Pound. 

Aspects of The World 
Mar. 4 Man of America: Festival in Puerto Rico. 
Mar. 11 Sweden; Yugoslavia. 
Mar. 18 East Germany: Land Beyond the Wall. 
Mar. 25 Poland. 

Beginnings 

Apr. 1 The Restless Sea. 

Apr. 8 A World Is Born; Face of the Earth; Fossil Story. 

Apr. 15 Lascaux: Cradle of Man's Art; Buma-African Scuplture Speaks; 
Rhythm of Africa; Drums of Manipur. 

Apr. 22 Ancient Egypt; Submerged Glory. 

Apr. 29 Alphabet Conspiracy. 

Sun, Sea, and Summer Games 

May 6 Ocean Voyage; City Called Copenhagen; Youth and Summer in 
Sweden. 

May 13 World in a Marsh; Tidal Pool Life; Secrets of the Underwater World. 

May 20 Cape Islander; You're the Skipper. 

May 27 Three Trout to Dream About; Introduction to Skin Diving; Riding 
the Big Surf. 

Japan: Past and Present 
Oct. 7 Kyoto, Ancient Capital of Japan; This Is Tokyo. 



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An Election Year — The Issues 
Oct. 14 Walk in My Shoes. 
Oct. 21 Superfluous People. 
Oct. 28 The High Lonesome Sound; Quiet Battle. 

Many Faces of Art 
Nov. 4 City Out of Time; Marcel Proust; Happy Anniversary. 
Nov. 18 Whaler Out of New Bedford; Yankee Painter; Tender Game. 
Nov. 25 Rivers of Time; Portrait of Mexico. 

Literature on Film 

Dec. 2 Shakespeare: Soul of an Age. 

Dec. 9 Russians — An Insight Through Literature. 

Dec. 16 A Publisher Is Known hy the Company He Keeps; An Occurrence 
at Owl Creek Bridge; My Financial Career. 

Dec. 23 A Dickens Chronicle. 

Dec. 30 Hemingway. 

Children's Film Programs 

Jan. 13 The Little Train; Cinderella. 

Jan. 27 Tale of the Croundhog's Shadow; Four Friends; Mother RabhiVs 
Family. 

Feb. 10 Panta Rhei; Snow White and Rose Red; Five Little Pups. 

Feb. 24 White House, Past and Present; Little Kitten; Harold and the Purple 

Crayon. 

Mar. 9 Red Carpet; Squeak the Squirrel; Mary 1 'isits Poland. 

Mar. 23 Spring Is an Adventure; Cuckoo Clock That Wouldn't Cuckoo; 

Mike Midligan. 

May 4 Johnny Appleseed; Chucky Lou; Cardboard Melodrama. 

Oct. 5 Children of Japan. 

Oct. 19 Stowaway; Shoemaker and the Elves. 



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Nov. 2 The Story of a Book] the Swappin Man; The Cold Tooth. 

Nov. 16 Westward by Prairie Schooner; The Pilgrim'' s Travels; A Chairy 
Tale. 

Nov. 30 The Lost Doll; Little Rooster Who Made the Sun Rise; Hailstones 
and Halibut Bones. 

Dec. 14 Chairmaker and the Boys; Emperor's Oblong Pancake; Spunky the 
Snowman. 

Dec. 21 Birds in Winter; The Littlest Angel; Christmas Customs Near and Far. 

Never Too Late Group 

Jan. 2 Fourteenth Anniversary Pro- Geoffrey Godsell, Assistant Over- 
gram. Red China Woos seas Editor, Christian Science M on- 
Southeast Asia. itor. 

Jan. 9 The Romance of Canterbury Syhia Tryon, lecturer. 
Cathedral. Illustrated with 
color shdes. 

Jan. 16 What's New in Social Secu- Luke Manning, Field Representa- 
rity for You. tive, Social Security Administra- 

tion, United States Department of 
Health, Education, and Welfare. 

Jan. 23 Nature's Mysteries. A film 
program. Prowlers of the 
Everglades and Mysteries of 
the Deep. 

Jan. 30 Miracles in the Making. R. Vincent Moore, Smith, Kline 

and French Pharmaceutical Lab- 
oratories. 

Feb. 6 A Tour of the White House 
with Jacqueline Kennedy. A 
film program. 

Feb. 13 Negro History Week Program. Walter J. Stevens, Lecturer and 
Little Known Aspects of Bos- Author, 
ton History. 

Feb. 20 Fireside Reading. Edna G. Peck, Chief of Book 

Selection for Home Reading Serv- 
ices, Boston Public Library. 

Feb. 27 Youth Looks at Aging. Members of the Discussion Class 

of Emerson College. 



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Mar. 5 European and North Cape Alice Gushing, traveler and lee- 
Adventure. Illustrated with turer. 
color slides. 

Mar. 12 Original Writings and Favor- Members of the Group, 
ite Readings. 

Mar. 19 Ireland Today. Illustrated Barbara Brooks Walker, author 
with color slides. and lecturer. 

Mar. 26 The Indian Problem in the Mrs. Henry F. Allen, President, 
United States. Illustrated Massachusetts Indian Society, 
with color slides. 

Apr. 2 Yugoslavia. Illustrated VA'ith Martin A. Forrest, Managing Di- 
color slides. rector, World Travel and Adven- 

ture Series. 

Apr. 9 Weather or Not. John Murphy, Vice-President, 

Weather Services, Inc., of Boston. 

Apr. 16 *Only Fifty Years Ago. Gladys Hasty Carroll. 

Apr. 23 New England in Song and Marjorie R. Shaw, librarian, Mil- 
Picture. Illustrated with ton Public Library, narrator, and 
color slides. Gertrude H. Frazer, Milton, solo- 

ist and accompanist. 

Apr. 30 Fifteenth Annual Hobby Members of the Group. 
Demonstration. 

May 7 An Adventure in Seeing: Ex- Carlton B. Lees, Executive Secre- 
ploring with a Camera. II- tary, Massachusetts Horticultural 
lustrated with color slides. Society. 

May 14 Hope for the World. A film 
program. Project Hope and 
Technique for Life. 

May 21 Travels in Peru. Illustrated Richard E. Johnson, Science Text- 
with color slides. book Editor, D. C. Heath & Co.; 

traveler and lecturer. 

May 28 Isabella Stewart Gardner Mu- 
seum Tour and Concert. 

June 4 Summer Travels. A film pro- 
gram. Switzerland; A City 
Called Copenhagen; Festival in 
Puerto Rico. 

* National Library Week Program. 



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June 11 Canadian Journey. A film 
program. Painting a Prov- 
ince; Away from It All; Lau- 
rentian Summer; Panorama of 
a Province. 

Sept. 17 New England in the Fall. A 
film program. It's Autumn in 
New Hampshire; Yankee 
Painter. 

Sept. 24 The Kremlin — Its Art and 
History. A film program. 
The Kremlin. 



Oct. 1 The City Awakening. Il- 
lustrated with color slides. 



Oct. 8 Japan Week Program. 
Changing Japan. 



Presented by Mr. Richard J. Del- 
mar, Manager of the Treasury 
Division, Prudential Insurance 
Company of America. 

Eon. Minoro Kubota, Vice-Con- 
sul, Consulate General of Japan in 
New York. 



Oct. 15 "Yesterday Through To- 
day's Camera." Talk illus- 
trated with color slides. 



Miss Luliona Barker, world trav- 
eler. 



Oct. 22 "Our Wildlife Heritage." 
A film program. 



Oct. 29 Election Issues— 1964. 



Nov. 5 The Service Corps and the 
Senior Citizen. 



Nov. 12 Travels in Europe. A film 
program. City Out of Time; 
('Teen (Girdle; and Many 
Faces of Spain. 

Dec. 3 Traveling Through Europe 
in an Anti(iue Car. Illus- 
trated with color slides. 



Commentary by Mrs. Lawrence 
Clement, Massachusetts Audubon 
Society. 

Edgar M. Mills, New England 
Editor, Christian Science Monitor. 

Speaker: Daniel Murrow, Associ- 
ate Director, Commonwealth Serv- 
ice Corps. 



Edgar Roy, President, Antique 
Auto Museum of Massachusetts. 



Dec. 10 Community Services for 
Senior Adults. A panel dis- 
cussion. 



Speakers: Mrs. Deborah Cohen, 
Assoc iate Director, Aging Project, 
United Community Services of 
Metropolitan Boston ; Mrs. Marian 



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Dec. 17 Why Don't the Newspapers 
Tell the Truth? 

Dec. 24 Christmas Film Program. 
A Dickens Chronicle. 

Dec. 31 Films for Fun. My Fi- 
nancial Career; The Golden 
Fish; Night in a Pet Shop; 
and Happy Anniversary. 



K. Larson, Director, Service for 
Older People, Family Service Asso- 
cittion of Greater Boston ; Malcom 
Cole, Older Adults Social Worker, 
United South End Settlement; 
Frank Kennedy, Supervisor of 
Golden Age Activities, Boston 
Park and Recreation Department ; 
John W. Putnam, Director, Civic 
Center and Clearing House. 

Daniel O'Brien, Assistant Editor, 
Boston Globe. 



RECORDINGS PROGRAMS IN THE AUDIO-VISUAL 
DEPARTMENT 

Note: Regularly scheduled programs were held January through March 
and October through December. From April through September 
programs were informal. 

On the Lighter Side 
Jan. 2 Mildred Bailey: Her Greatest Performances {1929-1946). 
Jan. 3 Woody Herman : The Thundering Herds. 

Two Great Symphonists 

Jan. 6 Haydn: The Paris Symphonies — No. 82 in C, No. 83 in G Minor, 
No. 84 in E-flat, No. 85 in B-flat. 

Jan. 7 Haydn : The Paris Symphonies (continued) — No. 86 in D, No. 87 
in A; Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F, 

Jan. 9 Beethoven: Ninth Symphony. 

Jan. 10 Hajdn: Symphonies ■— No. 21 in A, No. 23 in O, No. 3 in G, No. 
96 in D. 



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Instrumental Music 

Jan. 13 Debussy : Piano Music. 

Jan. 14 Debussy: Piano Music (continued); Ravel: Caspard de la Nuit. 

Jan. 16 Handel: Eight Flute Sonatas. 

Jan. 17 Chopin: Mazurkas (complete). 

Jan. 20 Beethoven: Piano Sonatas — No. 28 in A, No. 19 in G Minor, 
No. 30 in E, No. 20 in G, No. 29 in B-flat. 

Jan. 21 Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (continued) — No. 31 in A-flat, No. 24 
in F -sharp, No. 32 in C Minor; Handel: Trio Sonata in C Minor, 
Sonata for Oboe in C Minor, Trio Sonata in C, Sonata for Recorder 
in B-flat. 

Jan. 23 Biber: Fifteen Sonatas for Scordatura Violin and Continuo. 

Jan. 24 Biber: Fifteen Sonatas for Scordatura Violin and Continuo (con- 
tinued), Passocaglia for Solo \'iolin; Bach, Tocattas in G Minor, 
in D, in F-sharp Minor, and in C Minor. 

Music for Voice 

Jan. 27 Mozart: Arias (Maria Stadcr, soprano); Bach and Handel: Arias 
(Ernst Haefligcr, tenor). 

Jan, 28 Handel: Saul (oratorio). 

Jan. 30 Plonegger: Le Roi David. 

Jan. 31 Gilbert and Sullivan : Patience. 

The Spanish Influence 

Feb. 3 A Treasury of Spanish and Mexican Song (sung by Cynthia 
Gooding). 

Feb. 4 Caribbean Folk Music (compiled by Harold Courlander). 

Feb. 6 Flamenco Antigua (Carlos Montoya, guitar) ; Castelnuovo-Tedesco: 
Five Pieces from "Platero and /" (Andres Segovia, guitar); Villa- 
Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras Nos. 2, 5, 6, and 9. 

Feb. 7 De Falla, El Amor Brujo; Lalo, Symphonic espagnole; Boston 
Pops, Jalousie. 



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Vocal Music from Germany 

Feb. 10 Schubert, Songs (sung by Elizabeth Schumann). 

Feb. 11 Brahms, Schumann, and Strauss, Songs (Rita Streich, soprano); 
Brahms, " \^ier Erneste Gesdng" and Other Songs (Kirsten Flagstad, 
soprano). 

Feb. 13 Schoenberg, Gurrc-Lieder ; Wolf, Goethe Songs (Elizabeth Schwarz- 
kopf, soprano); Hindemith, Mathis der Maler (opera extracts). 

Some Early Italian Composers 

Feb. 17 Vivaldi: UEstro Armonico (eight concerti for violin and 'cello). 

Feb. 18 Scarlatti: Sonatas for Harpsichord, Vol. VIII; Cimarosa: Concerto 
for Oboe and Orchestra; Tartini: Conerto No. 58 in F; LuUy, Ballet 
Suite. 

Feb. 20 The Itahan Settecento: The Concerto (four Christmas concerti by 
Torelli, Corelli, Manfredini, and Locatelli) ; Stradella : S. Giovanni 
Battista Oratorio, 

Some French Composers 

Feb. 21 French Chamber Music of the 18ih Century (music of deBoismortier, 
Couperin. Leclair, Corrette, and deMondonville) ; Bizet: Symphony 
No. 1 in C; Bizet: Patrie-Overture. 

Feb. 24 Adam: Ciselle (ballet). 

Feb. 25 Faure : Wo7-ks for Piano. 

Feb. 27 Ravel: Daphnis et Chlc6 — Suites Nos. 1 and 2; Saint-Saens, Sym- 
phony No. S; Saint-Saeis: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for 
Violin and Orchestra; Chausson: Poems for Violin and Orchestra. 

Feb. 28 Milhaud: Le Retour de U Enfant Prodigue (cantata); Massenet: 
Werther (opera highlights). 

Mar. 2 T'\Iendelssohn : A Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts); Schubert: 
Rosamunda (excerpts); Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor; 
Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D. 

Mar. 3 Mozart : Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467; Mozart : Piano Concerto 
No. 26 in D, K.537; Vieuxtemps: Concerto No. 5 in A Minor; 
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy. 

Mar. 5 Liszt: Les Preludes; Liszt: Eine Faust — Sinfonie. 



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Mar. 6 Bach: Concerto in D Minor; Vivaldi: Concerto in B Minor, Op. S, 
No. 10; Handel: Ohoe Concerto No. 1 in B-fiat, No. 2 in B-flat, and 
No. S in G Minor; Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor; Bloch: 
Schelomo. 

Mar. 9 Beethoven: Sonata No. 9 in A, Op. 47 ("Kreidzer"); Bach: Concerto 
for Two Violins in D Minor; Mozart: Symphony No. Jfi in C Minor 
("Jupiter"). 

Mar. 10 Bach: Partitas — No. 3 in A Minor, No. 4 i'^ D; Mozart: Piano 
Sonata in F for Four Hands; Schubert: Fantasy in F Minor; 
Mendelssohn: Allegro hrillant in A. 

Mar. 12 Mozart: String Quintet in G Minor, K.516; Mozart: String Quintet 
in E-flat, K.614: Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor; 
Brahms: Double Concerto in A Minor. 

Mar. 13 Purcell: Sonatas of Three Parts, Nos. 1-12. 

Mar. 16 Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel; Brahms: 
Waltzes; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-fiat, K.595. 

Mar. 19 Poulenc: Melodies (Pierre Bernac, baritone); Barber: Knoxville 
"Summer of 1915"; Berlioz: Nuits d'Et^ (Eleanor Steber, soprano). 

Mar. 20 Fritz Kreisler in Immortal Perfornances. 

Mar. 23 Bariok: Piano Music, Vol. III. 

Mar. 24 Bartok: Piano Music, Vol. Ill (continued), Bluebeard's Castle. 

Mar. 26 Vladimir Horowitz: The 25th Anniversary of His American Debut. 

Mar. 30 Monteverdi: Mass for Four A Cappella Voices; Gibbons: First 
Short Service; Beaun\ont: 20th Centio-y Folk Mass. 

Mar. 31 Schmidt: Das Buch Mit Sicben Siegcbi, Oratorium. 

Oct. 1 Arch-Classicists. Haydn: Dhcrtimenli; Mozart: Divertimenti; 
Haydn : Four Notiurni for the King of Naples. 

Oct. 2 Chamber Music of the Romantic Era. Schubert: Quartets — 
Nos. 1, 2, and 3; Brahms: Strijig Quintet in F Major, Op. 88; 
Brahms, Piano Trio in A Major, Op. Posth. 

Oct. 6 Homage a Monteux. Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major 
("Pastoral"); Berhoz: Symphonic fantastique. 

Oct. 8 Vladimir Horowitz Recital, 25th Anniversary Recital (works 
by Schubert, Chopin, Scriabin, Lizst, Debussy, and Prokofiev). 



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9 Contrasting Prima Donnas. Maria Stader, soprano: Mozart 
Arias; Eileen Farrell, soprano: Puccini Arias. 

13 The Violin Concerto. Bach: Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for 
1 'iolin and Orchestra; Bach : Concerto No. 2 in E Major for 1 'iolin 
and Orchestra; Beethoven: Concerto in D Major for Violin and 
Orchestra. 

15 The Violin Concerto (continued). Lalo: Symphonic espagnole; 
Bruch: Concerto in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra; Mendelssohn: 
Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra; Tchaikovsky: 
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra. 

16 The Violin Concerto (concluded). Glazounoff: Concerto in A 
Minor for Violin and Orchestra; Mozart: Adagio in E Major, 
K.261, Rondo in C Major, K.373; Shostakovich: Violin Concerto, 
Op. 99. 

19 Solo Strings. Bach: Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins and 
Orchestra; Sarasate: Navarra; Bach: Sonata No. 6 in O Major for 
I 'iolin and Piano; Hindemith: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 11, No. 1 

for \ 'iolin and Piano; Bartok: Viola Concerto. 

20 Solo Strings (concluded). Schumann: Concerto in A Minor for 
'Cello and Orchestra, Op. 129; Bloch: Schelomo {Hebraic Rhapsody 
for 'Cello and Orchestra); Beethoven: Concerto in C Major for 

1 'iolin, 'Cello, Piano, and Orchestra, Op. 56 (" Triple'^). 

22 20th Century Choral Music. Beaumont: 20th Century Folk 
Mass; Barraud: Le Mystere des saints innocents (Oratorio — poem 
de Charles Peguy). 

23 U. N. Day Program. Songs of the 'World: The Norman Luboff 
Choir. 

26 The Orchestra : Baroque and Preclassic Beginnings. Heritage 
of the Baroque (music of Praetorius, Buxtehude, Sammartini, A. 
Oahrieli, Loeillet, A. Scarlatti, Rossi, Mattheson); Goldberg: 
Concerto in D Minor for Harpsichord and Strings, Sonata in A 
Minor for 2 Violins and Continuo. 

27 The Orchestra : Some Further Experimentation. Dittersdorf : 
Concerto in E Major for Contrabass and Orchestra, Sinfonia cancer- 
tante for Contrabass, Viola and Orchestra, Violin Concerto; L. 
Mozart: Musikalische Schlittenfahrt for Orchestra and Sleigh-bells 
("Musical Sleigh Ride"), Cassatio ex G for Orchestra and Toy 
Instruments. 

29 SviATOSLAV RicHTER. Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B-fiat 
Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23; Rachmaninoff: Concerto 
No. 2 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 18; Schumann: 
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra; Schumann: Fan- 
tasiestucke, Op. 12. 



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Oct. 30 British and American Folksongs. John Jacob Niles Sings Folk 
Songs; Jack of All Trades (Folk Songs of Britain, Vol. 3). 

Nov. 2 German Romanticism. Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D Major; 
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor. 

Nov. 3 German Romanticism (continued). Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in 
D Major; Strauss: Also sprach Zaraihustra, Op. 30. 

Nov. 5 German Romanticism (concluded). Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in 
C Minor {^^Resurrection"). 

Nov. 6 Still Germanic, But Lighter. Offenbach: Overtures; Oom Pah 
Pah (German marches with the Deutschmeister Band). 

Nov. 9 Violin and Piano. Bach: Sonata in C Major for Two Violins and 
Piano; Beethoven: Trio No. 9 in E-flot Major; Mozart: Sonata No. 
15 in B-fiat Major for Violin and Piano; Beethoven: Sonatas for 
1 'iolin and Piano — No. 3 in E-flat Major, No. 4 in A Minor, No. 5 
in F Major ("Spring"). 

Nov. 10 Violin and Piano (concluded). Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in G 
Major, Op. 30, No. 3, for Violin and Piano; Brahms: Sonatas for 
Violin and Piano — No. 1 in (' Major, Op. 78, No. 2 in A Major, 
Op. 100, No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108. 

Nov. 12 Keyboard Virtuosi. Bach: Two- and Three-Part Inventions 
(Wanda Land o\\ ska, harpsichord); ^4 Vladimir Horowitz Program, 
(Liszt and Schumann works for piano solo). 

Nov. 13 Britten and Pears. Britten: Nocturne, Op. 60; Four Sea Inter- 
ludes and Passacaglia from "Peter Crimes," Op. 33; Folk Songs. 

Nov. 16 The Classical SymphoxVy. Haydn: Symphonies— ^No. 21 in 
A Major, No. 23 in G Major, No. 88 in G Major ("Paris"), No. 
104 in D Major ("London"). 

Nov. 17 The Classical Symphony (concluded), ^loznri: Symphony N as. 
40 in G Minor, K. 550; Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp 
Minor ("Farewell"); Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, 
Op. 67. 

Nov. 19 Modern Masters. Milhaud: Le Retour de Vcnfant prodigne; Bach 
Orchestral Transcriptions (works by Schoenberg, Webcrn, and 
Stravinsky based on those of Bach). 

Nov. 20 An Evening of Schoenberg. Schoenberg: Erwartung, Op. 17, 
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 36, Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21, 
Die glUMiche hand, Op. 18, A Survivor fy-om Warsaw, Op. 4^. 

Nov. 23 Great Choral M.\sterpieces. Berlioz: Requiem. 



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Nov. 24 Great Choral Masterpieces (continued). Beethoven: Missa 
solemnis. 

Nov. 27 Great Choral Masterpieces (concluded). Beethoven: Sym- 
'phony No. 9 in D Minor ("Choral"). 

Nov. 30 Piano Concerti. Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 3 in D Minor for 
Piano and Orchestra, Op. SO; Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 for 
Piano and Orchestra, Op. 35; Poulenc: Concerto in D Minor for Two 
Pianos and Orchestra. 

Dec. 1 Les Concerts du Domaine Musical. G. Gabrieli: Canzone 
dalle "Sacrae byniphoniae'\- Stravinsky: Symphony of Wind 
Instruments; Henze: Concerto per il Marigny; Mtssiaen: Oiseaux 
Exoiiques; Webern: Symphony, Op 21, Two Lieder, Op. 8, Four 
Lieder, Op 13; Nono: Incontri; Stockhausen: Kontrapunkte; 
Boulez: Le Marteau sans Maitre. 

Dec. 3 Pan Americana. Lecuona: Danzas Afro-Cubanas, Danzas Cu- 
banas, Andalucia (Suite espagnole); Falla: El Amor Brujo, The 
Three- Cornered Hat, Pieces espagnoles, and complete piano music. 

Dec. 4 Hot and Cool. Joe Daley Trio: a^ A^'ewpori '55; Benny Goodman 
Quartet: Together Again! 

Dec. 7 Choral Testaments. Lassus: Septem Psalmi Davidis Poeniten- 
tiales. 

Dec. 8 Choral Testaments (continued). Haydn: Die Shopfung. 

Dec. 10 Choral Testaments (continued). Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 
in D Minor ("Choral"), Symphony No. 1 in C. 

Dec. 11 Choral Testaments (concluded). Britten: War Requim, Op. 66. 

Dec. 14 Lieder. Rorem: Songs; Brahms: Magelone Songs (Dietrich 
Fischer-Dieskau, baritone). 

Dec. 15 Piano Sonatas. Beethoven : Sonatas — No. 14 in C-sharp 
Minor ("Moonlight"), No. 26 in E-flat ("Les Adieux"), No. 8 
in C Minor (" t ati elique") ; Schubert: Sonata in B-flat Major, 
Op. Posth., Sonata in A Major, Op. 120. 

Dec. 17 American Folk Music, Vol. I. Ballads. 

Dec. 18 American Folk Music, Vol. II. Social Music (Dance and 
Religious). 

Dec. 21 French and Russian Opera. Nicolai Gedda: Great Tenor Arias 
from French Opera; Netania Davrath, soprano: Great Arias from 
Russian Overas. 



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Dec. 22 Southern European Tour. Carlos Montoya, guitar: Flamenco 
Antiguo, Girando per V Italia. 

Dec. 28 Harpisichord Concerti. Bach: Concerti for Harpsichord and 
Orchestra in A Major, in C Minor, and in E Major, Concerto for 
S Harpsichords and Orchestra in C Major and in D Minor, Concerto 
for 4 Harpsichords and Orchestra in A Minor. 

Dec. 29 Russian Masters. Froko^ev: Symphony No. 5, Op. 100; Borodin: 
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major; Shostakovich: String Quartet 
No. 8, Op. 110. 



Saturday Afternoon at the Opera 

Jan. 4 Moussorgsky: Boris Codunov. 

Jan. 11 \Qv6i: La Traviata. 

Jan. 18 M.onie\'ev6i. Ulncoronazione di Poppea. 

Jan. 25 Bizet: Carmen. 

Feb. 1 Peri: Sopra VEuridice. 

Feb. 8 Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict. 

Feb. 15 PurccU: Dido and Aeneas; Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermooi 

(highlights). 

Feb. 29 Puccini: Madame Butterfly. 

Mar. 7 Ward: The Crucible. 

Mar. 14 Offenbach: La Perichole. 

Mar. 21 Strauss: Arabella. 

Mar. 28 Strauss: Arabella (continued). 

Oct. 3 Strauss: Salome. 

Oct. 10 Gilbert and Sullivan: r/ie ikfifcoc^o. 

Oct. 17 'Domzeiii: Lucia di Lammermoor. 

Oct. 24 Verdi: La Traviata. 

Oct. 31 JWittcn: The Turn of the Screw. 

Nov. 7 Moussorgsky: Boris Codunov. 



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Nov. 14 Rossini: L'ltaliana in Algeri. 

Nov. 21 Smetana: The Bartered Bride. 

Nov. 28 Debussy: PelUas et Milisande. 

Dec. 5 Bellini : / Puritani. 

Dec. 12 Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor 
(highlights). 

Dec. 19 Gilbert and Sullivan: ZoZaw^/ie; Verdi: FaZsto^ (highlights), 

Dec. 26 Mozart: Die ZauherflOte. 

The Spoken Word 

Jan. 5 Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice. 

Jan. 12 Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing. 

Jan. 19 Shakespeare: Cymheline. 

Jan. 26 Eugene O'Neill: Dramatic Readings (Jason Robards, Jr.); The 
Poetry of Thomas Hardy (Richard Burton), 

Feb. 2 The London Library of Recorded English: Lyric Poetry. 

Feb. 9 The London Library of Recorded English: Narrative Poetry — 
Shakespearian Dramatic Poetry. 

Feb. 16 Shakespeare: Julius Caesar (excerpts); Great Scenes from '' Mac- 
beth." 

Feb. 23 The Hollow Crown: The Fall and Foibles of the Kings and Queens 
of England. 

Mar. 1 Miller: Death of a Salesman. 

Mar. 8 The War of the Worlds (Orson Welles); American Short Stories 
(tales of Stockton, Twain, and Melville). 

Mar. 15 Great American Poetry (from Bradstreet through Crane). 

Mar. 22 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra. 

Oct. 4 Shakespeare: Cymbeline. 

Oct. 11 The Hollow Crown: The Fall and Foibles of the Kings and Queens 
of England. 



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Oct. 18 Thomas: Under Milk Wood. 

Oct. 25 Sir John Gielgud: Shakespeare's "Ages of Man"; Tyron Guthrie: 
Lecture on "Directing a Play. " 

Nov. 1 Donne: Love Poems (Richard Burton); Stories from an Irish 
Fireside (Eamon Kelly); Blake: Poetry (Sir Ralph Richardson). 

Nov. 8 Shakespeare: Henry IV, Part 1. 

Nov. 15 Sheridan: The Rivals. 

Nov. 22 Special John F. Kennedy Memorial Program. Kennedy: The 
Presidential Years (selected speeches, 1960-63); A Solemn Pon- 
tifical Requiem Mass in Memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy 
celebrated by Richard Cardinal Gushing (including a ccmplete 
performance of the Mozart Requiem Mass). 

Nov. 29 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra. 

Dec. 6 H. G. Welles: The Man Who Could Work Miracles; Maugham: 
The Colonel's Lady; Wilde: Lord Arthur Saville's Crime. 

Dec 13 Shakespeare : iWacfte^/i. 

Dec. 20 Shakespeare: Hamlet. 

Dec. 27 Loos: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Lorelei's Diary); Chaucer: The 
Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale from "Canterbury Tales"; Dickens: 
The Pickwick Papers (selections). 

EXHIBITS IN THE CENTRAL LIBRARY 

Main Lobby 

January 2-31 The Folk- Art of Decorating. Variations of 

Norwegian "rosrmoaUng" — painting on wood 
and other matcrirl. Through the courtesy of 
Kenneth Crook. Boston painter and illustrator. 

February 1-29 Peddli r Dolls Portraying Itinerant Merchants 

cf Old l]ngla.nd and Enrly America. Approxi- 
mately one hundred figures sho^^^ng a way of 
life during the p(ri(>d from the sixteenth cen- 
tury in I']ngland to the latter part of the nine- 
teenth century in .America. Through the 
court( S3' (^f the Misses Marie C. and Grace B. 
Turn( r of Brighton. 

March 1-31 Copperwork. Thirty illustrations made in 

copper by Mrs. Clara B. Hussc}- of Woburn. 



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April 1-30 



Library Resources of Metropolitan Boston. 
Pictures and other materials of academic, pub- 
lic, and pri^ste reference and research library- 
institutions of the metropolitan area. De- 
scrip ti^e items sho^^•n through the courtesy 
of the cooperating libraries. 



•Mav 1-June 6 



Military Miniatures. A major display of minia- 
ture figures representing soldiers of m.any na- 
tions and centuries in authentic military and 
historical costume. Through the courtesy of 
the Miniature Figure Collectors of America, 
Boston Detachment. 



June 7-30 



Creative Approach to Color. Painting, prints, 
wire sculpture, ceram.ics, weaving, enameling, 
and puppets by students of all grades in the 
Boston Public Schools. Tools and materials 
used by the students included. 



•July 1-31 



Portrait Sculptures of Famous People. An Ex- 
hibit of V ork by local sculptors Beatric Paipert 
of Brookline, Ralph Cooper of Boston, and 
Stephen Searles, a member of the staff of the 
Library. Books on sculpture from the Fine 
Arts Department. 



August 1-31 



"Book Spot" Paintings. Watercolors of various 
libraries, bookstores, homes of authors, and 
publishing houses in Greater Boston. Through 
the courtesy of the artist, Catherine Spencer 
Goodnow, Greenbush, Massachusetts. 



September 1-30 



Attention: Hom.emakers. Homemaking, mod- 
ern style, dem.onstrating the usefulness of books 
for the hcmemaker. Books on houses, interior 
decorating, cookery, nutrition, fashions, bud- 
geting, shopping, and how-to-do-it acti\ities, 
from the Library's collections. 



October 1-31 



Fine China from Local Collections. A major 
display spoi^ sored by the thirty-year-old China 
Students' Club of Boston, featuring unusual 
ceramic pieces, including English, Continental, 
and Japanese samples, from the collections of 
individual club mem.bers. Pieces la b( led and 
arranged in groups for identification and study. 
Books on china\\are from the Library's collec- 
tions. 



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December 1-31 



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Arts and Crafts. A well-rounded exhibit of 
paintings, pottery, textile designing, and je^^'el^y, 
made in the ^^•orkshops of the Boston Young 
Women's Christian Association. 

The Christmas Story. Christmas creches as 
might have been made by Russians, American 
Indians, and Eskimos in varying periods of 
time. Figures interpreted by Florence Connolly, 
Curator of Fine Arts. 



January 2-31 

February 1-29 

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March 1-31 

April 1-30 

May 1-June 6 

June 7-30 

July 7-31 

August 1-31 

September 1-30 

October 1-31 

November 1-30 

December 1-31 



First Floor — North Corridor 

The Folk-Art of Decorating. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Peddler Dolls Portraying Itinerant Merchants 
of Old England and Early America. Con- 
tinuation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Copperwork. Continuation of the exhibit in 
the Main Lobby. 

Library Resources of Metropolitan Boston. 
Continuation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Military Miniatures. Continuation of the 
exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Creative Approach to Color. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Portrait Sculptures of Famous People. Con- 
tinuation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

"Book Spot" Paintings. Continuation of the 
exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Attention: Homemakcrs. Continuation of the 
exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Fine China from Local Collections. Continua- 
tion of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Arts and Crafts. Continuation of the exhibit 
in the Main Lobb3^ 

Madonna of the Wayside. Paintings sho\\ing 
the Madonna at the airport, the fair, an apple 
orchard, and other places, by the Boston artist, 
Allan Rohan Crite. 



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January 2-31 
February 1-29 

March 1-31 
April 1-30 
May 1-June 6 
June 7-30 
July 7-30 
August 1-31 
September 1-30 
October 1-31 
November 1-30 
Decem.bcr 1-31 



The Folk-Art of Decorating. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Peddler Dolls Portraying Itinerant Merchants 
of Old England and Early America. Continua- 
tion of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Copperwork. Continuation of the exhibit in the 
Main Lobby. 

Library Resources of Metropolitan Boston. 
Continuation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Military Miniatures. Continuation of the 
exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Creati\^e Approach to Color. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Portrait Sculptures of Famous People. Con- 
tinuation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

"Book Spot" Paintings. Continuation of the 
exhiLit in the Main Lobby. 

Attention: Homemakers. Continuation cf the 
exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Fine China from Local Collections. Continu- 
ation of the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Arts and Crafts. Continuation of the exhibit 
in the Main Lobby. 

Madonna of the Wayside. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the North Corridor. 



Open Shelf Lepartment — Lower Level 

January 2-12 lit tion from Europe. Novels by twentieth- 

cei tury European authors, including trans- 
latioi s from I'rench, German, Italian, etc. 



January 13-February 28 



lSi\- England Book Show. In ob•ser^'ance of 
Irij ting and Pul lishing Week, January 13-19. 
in cooptrption a ith the Bookbinders of Boston, 
an fssocir.tion for the improvement of book- 
ma kiiig design, supported by the New England 
piil lishcrs and suppliers. 



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March 1-31 



May 1-31 

June 1-30 
July 1-31 



September 1-30 



October 1-31 



November 1-30 



December 1-31 



City Document No. 15 

Women's American Organization for Rehabili- 
tation Through Training. A display of Euro- 
pean arts and crafts made by students in ORT 
schools, ^\ith posters, pamphlets, and photo- 
graphs illustrating ORT acti\'ities. 

Antiques and Antique Collecting. Books on 
antiques from the Fine Arts and Open Shelf 
Departments. 

Creative Approach to Color. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Main Lobby. 

Japanese Book Jackets. Colorful book jackets 
printed and designed in Japan especi?lly for 
the American publishing house, Charles E. 
Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, and 
Tokyo, Japan. The books, in English, covered 
a wide range of subjects from The Way of Karate 
and the Puppet Theater of Japan to Victorian 
Antiques and Old New England Churches. 

Bookmen's Memoirs. Memoirs by publishers, 
editors, book collectors, and bibliophiles. 
Pencil-drawing backgrounds by the Library's 
artist, George W. Scully. 

Japan Week. An exhibit to underline the 
close historic, cultural, and commercial ties 
bet\\een the United States and Japan. Books 
and pictures from the Library's collections 
and prints from the Japan Society, Inc. 

Paintings by Cubans in Exile. A group of 
eight paintings by Cuban artists who, while 
away from their mother country, continue 
their work with spirit and skill in their love for 
the arts. 

Paintings by Children. Paintings and paper 
sculpture by children in cooperation ^^ith the 
Department of Fine Arts of the Boston Public 
Schools. Books from the Library's collections. 



Puvis DE Chavannes Gallery 

January 2-30 Dante Alighicri Society. Handsome books 

illustrating the fine arts and the literature of 
Italy, shown in conjunction with a lecture in 
the Central Library on January 19. Through 
the courtesy of the Society. 



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February 1-29 



March 1-31 



April 1-30 
May 1-31 
June 1-30 



July 1-31 



The Negro in American Life. Illustrating 
contributions of the Negro in varied fields and 
emphasizing his struggle for freedom, oppor- 
tunity, and equality. Prepared by the Library's 
History Department. 

Emperor Nicholas II (Last Monarch of Russia) 
and His Times. Books and pictures from the 
Library's collections, supplemented by materials 
in the possession of Mrs. Elean de Prokloff 
Renick of Boston. 

African Childrens' Posters. An annual contest 
sponsored by the Humane Education Institute 
of Africa. 

Chinese Scenes, Manners, and Customs. Water- 
colors painted by Ruth V. Hemenway, M.D., 
of Williamsburg, Massachusetts. 

Boston City Hospital: A Century of Health 
Service, 1864-1964. Material relating to the 
hospital's history and present-day progress, 
including photographs of eminent physicians 
and surgeons, writings by outstanding staff 
mem.bers, and other objects such as inter- 
national medals won by the hospital and 
medical instruments of previous eras. 

Examples of Book Design and Illustration. 
Approximately fortj^ books demonstrating the 
designing, illustrating, printing, and book-bind- 
ing skills of the third-year graphics course for 
the students of the School of the Museum of 
Fine Arts. 



August 1-31 



United States Navy Cruise Books. Personal log 
books kept by United States seamen during 
World War II. Through the courtesy of the 
owner, William E. Polsca, North Weymouth, 
Massachusetts. 



September 1-30 



October 1-31 



The Presidency. Books on the presidential oflSce 
and the 1964 presidential election, with books 
written about and by the two candidates for the 
office of President and the two candidates for the 
office of Vice President. 

Beauty in Bookplates. Specimens of bookplates 
from various times and countries, from the col- 
lection of Sara Blake of Boston. 



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November 1-30 



December 1-31 



January 2-31 
February 1-29 
March 1-31 

April 1-30 
May 1-31 

June 1-30 

July 1-31 

August 1-31 
September 1-30 
October 1-31 
November 1-30 



Israel in the Light of Modern Jewish History. 
Books and pictures in broad classifications — 
music, art, and the present-day theater in 
Israel. One case highlighting the \\'orks of 
Dr. Ho^^"ard Sachar, speaker on the Jewish 
Book Month program at Central Library on 
November 22. 

Illuminated Manuscripts. Leaves on the Christ- 
mas theme from fifteenth- and sixteenth-century 
antiphonaries and breviaries from the collections 
of the Rare Book Department. 

Main Staircase — Mezzanine Level 

Dante Alighieri Society. Continuation of the 
exhibit in the Puvis de Chavannes Gallery. 

The Negro in American Life. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Puvis de Chavannes Gallery. 

Emperor Nicholas II (Last Monarch of Russia) 
and His Times. Continuation of the exhibit in 
the Pu\'is de Chavannes Gallery. 

African Childrens' Posters. Continuation of 
the exhibit in the Puvis de Chavannes Gallery. 

Chinese Scenes, Manners, and Customs. Con- 
tinuation of the exhibit in the Puvis de 
Chavannes Gallery. 

Boston City Hospital: A Century of Health 
Service, 1864-1964. Continuation of the ex- 
hibit in the Puvis de Chavannes Gallery. 

Examples of Book Design and Illustrations. 
Continuation of the exhibit in the Puvis de 
Cha\'aimes Gallery. 

Some recent books from the Science and Tech- 
nology Department. 

The Presidency. Continuation of the exhibit 
in the Puv'is de Chavannes Gallery. 

Beauty in Bookplates. Continuation of the ex- 
hibit in the Puxis de Chavannes Gallery. 

Israel in the Light of Modern Jewish History. 
Continuation of the exhibit in the Puvis de 
Chavannes Gallery. 



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January 2-31 

February 1-29 
March 1-31 
April 1-30 

May 1-31 



June 1-30 



July 1-31 



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October 1-31 



The Christmas Story. Reproductions of illus- 
trations by Josette Boland from the children's 
book La Madone de la Blanche Epine et Autres 
Conies. 

Sargent Gallery 

L' Architecture et La Decoration dans L'Ancienne 
Egypte. Plates by Gustave Jequier, from a 
portfolio in the Fine Arts Department. 

Isadora Duncan, 1878-1927. Reproductions of 
drawings made by Jose Clara. 

The Genius of Ireland. Books, Prints, and 
manuscripts from the Rare Book Department. 

Fifty Years of Boston: 1910-1960. Prints of 
Boston as seen by twenty-six artists, including 
Rudolph Ruzicka, Thomas Nason, Samuel 
Chamberlain, Laurence Kupferman, Percy 
Grassby, Samuel Thai, and Richard Bartlett. 

Music Manuscripts by New England Composers. 
Autographed scores by Edward MacDowell, 
Horatio Parker, Daniel Pinkham, Alan Hovha- 
ness, Walter Piston, and others, from the Music 
Department. 

Examples of Book Design and Illustration. 
Approximately 40 books demonstrating the 
designing, illustrating, printing, and binding 
skills of third-year graphic arts students in the 
Book Design and Illustration Class, School of 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Wood-engrav- 
ing, wood-cut techniques, Unoleum block and 
silk screen work, and combinations of these 
exemplified in the display. 

The Art of Seeing by Drawing. Original pen and 
wash drawings from the book My Eye in Love, 
by Frederick Franck of New York. Through 
the courtesy of the Crowell-Collier Publishing 
Company. 

Nathaniel Hawthorne Centennial, 1804-1864. 
First editions, photographs, and manuscript 
letters. 

Japan Week. Continuation of the exhibit in the 
Open Shelf Department, Lower Level. 



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November 1-30 

December 1-31 



January 2-March 31 



April 1-June 30 



July 1 -September 30 



City Document No. 15 

Paintings by the Handicapped, 
ated in unusual ways. 



Art work ere-' 



October 1 -December 31 



The Christmas Story. Told by artists from the 
time of Albrecht Diirer to the present century. 
Prints from the Print Department. 

Treasure Room 

Concepts of Outer Space. Early books on 
astronomy from the Rare Book Department. 
In commemoration of the birth of the Italian^ 
astronomer, Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642. 

Shakespeare Quadricentenary. In commemora- 
tion of the four hundredth anni\-ersary of the 
birth of Shakespeare. Rarities from the Li- 
brary's world-renowned Thomas Pennant Bar- 
ton Collection of the dramatist's works. 

The Age of Napoleon. Commemorating the 
175th anni^'ersar3^ of the storming of the 
Bastille, the beginning of the French Re\'olu- 
tion, and the Napoleonic Era. Manuscripts, 
autograph letters, documents, books, prints, and- 
engraA'ings from the Rare Book Department. 

Recent .Vcfjuisitions of Rare Books. Books and 
manuscripts accjuired by gift and by purchase 
from American and European sources. 



January 1-January 26 



Albert H. Wiggin Gallery 

Lithographs liy John Copley. Lithographs from 
the artist's own collection purchased from him 
in 1946 and gixeu to the Library as part of the 
Wiggin Collection. Included in this exhibition 
are some of Copley's portraits and landscapes, 
scenes of life in Italy, and satirical observations 
of England and the English. 



January 29-February 29 



March 2-April 5 



Prints by Corot, Jacque, Daubigny, and Millet. 
In addition to showing the more famous etchers, 
Corot and Millet, this exhibition places emphasis 
on the A\orks of the two lesser known Barbizon 
artists, Chiirles Jacque and Charles Daul)igny. 

Edward Penfield: Posters for Harper's. Posters 
in color reflecting the influence of Toulouse- 
Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard, and other French 
artists who were active at the turn of the cen- 
tury. Anuising glimpses of American manners, 
habits, and customs of the period are captured 
with sparkle and insight. 



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Uay 26-July 22 



July 23-September 28 



October 5-November 18 



November I9-December 31 



Toulouse-Lautrec. This exhibition marks the 
centennial of the artist's birth ^^ith more than 
forty lithographs, including some of the most 
famous posters. All are from the Library's 
own collection, one of the finest in the United 
States. 

English Caricature and Comic Art from the 
Collection of Draper Hill. Jr. A reminder of 
the wealth of humor and talent often lost to all 
but the historians deh ing into the past. Among 
the many artists AA'ho have long been ignored are 
James Gillray, Charles Keen, and William 
Heath. 

Paris: Prints from the Wiggin Collection. 
Prints revealing various aspects of a great city 
as seen by such artists as Charles Meryon, 
Felix Buhot, Auguste Lopere, Pierre Bonnard, 
Maurice Utrillo, and others. 

Etchings and Drypoints by Alphonse Legros. 
Selections from the nearly complete collection 
of Legros prints and drawings which was formed 
during the early part of this century by the late 
Francis Bliss of London and California, and 
^^'hich was acquired by Albert H. Wiggin for the 
Boston Public Library in 1942. 

Nason's New England. For more than forty 
years Nason has been an interpreter of the New 
England scene. His favorite country is the back 
country of lonely farms where a hard struggle 
for existence is mirrored in weatherbeaten farm- 
houses and sagging barns. 



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X 



TRUST FUNDS 



Receipts and Expenditures from Trust Funds Income, 1930 — 1964 





BALANCE 




TOTAL AMOUNT 








UNEXPENDEa) 




AVAILABLE 








FROM 


RECEIPTS 


FOB USE 


EXPENDED 


BALANCl 


TEAB 


PBECEDINO TEAR 


DURING TEAR 


DUBINO TEAB 


DUBINO TEAB 


UNEXPENDED 


1930 


$40,886.73 


$34,020.19 


$74,906.92 


$22,796.21 


$52,110.71 


1935 


72,205.55 


25,494.14 


97,699.69 


24,496.50 


73,203.19 


1940 


196,417.42 


50,889.53 


247,306.95 


128,403.69 


118,903.26 


1945 


87,141.63 


50,800.60 


137,942.23 


42,695.41 


95,246.82 


1950 


56,959.31 


44,249.29 


101,208.60 


61,030.37 


40,178.23 


1955 


24,811.87 


55,184.05 


79,995.92 


50,459.29 


29,536.63 


1960 


57,271.24 


90,578.13 


147,849.37 


72,071 .47 


75,777.90 


1961 


75,777.90 


80,554.09 


156,331 .99 


85,846.06 


70,485.93 


1962 


70,485.93 


83,620.81 


154,105.74 


90,795.58 


63,311.16 


1963 


63,311.16 


82,236.03 


145,547.19 


87,256.49 


58,290.70 


1964 


58,290.70 


87,054.96 


145,345.66 


100,848.56 


44,497.10 



Receipts and Expenditures from Trust Funds Income, 1930 — 1964 





AMOUNT UNEXPENDED 








FBOM PREVIOUS 






TSAB 


TEAR 


RECEIPTS 


EXPENDITURES 


1930 


$40,886.73 


$34,020.19 


$22,796.21 


1935 


72,205.55 


25,494 . 14 


24,496.50 


1940 


196,417.42 


50,889.53 


128,403.69 


1945 


87,141.63 


50,800.60 


42,695.41 


1950 


56,959.31 


44,249.29 


61,030.37 


1955 


24,811.87 


55,184.05 


50,459.29 


1960 


57,271 .24 


90,578.13 


72,071 .47 


1961 


75.777.90 


80,5.54.09 


85,846.06 


1962 


70,485.93 


8:5.620.81 


90,795.58 


1963 


63,311.16 


82,236.03 


87,256.49 


1964 


58,290.70 


87,054.96 


100,848.56 



Income from Trust Funds, 1930 — 1964 





WITHOUT 


FOR PURCHASE 


WITH 


TOTAL 




BB3TRICTION 


OF LIBRART 


MISCELLANEOUS 


INCOMB 


TBAB 


AS TO USB 


MATERIALS 


RESTRICTIONS 


BECEtVED 


1930 


$7,468.10 


$21,454.51 


$5,0J7.5S 


$34,020.19 


1935 


5.950.53 


16,184.59 


3,359.02 


25.494.14 


1940 


5,660.08 


41,594.60 


3.634.85 


50,889.53 


1945 


6,213.92 


41,216.46 


3,370.22 


50.800.60 


1950 


5,666.36 


33,979.84 


4.603.09 


44,249.29 


1955 


7,199.99 


43,750.14 


4.233.92 


55.184.05 


1960 


9,030.80 


57,478.42 


24,068.91 


90,578.13 


1961 


9,342.25 


61,596.15 


9.615.69 


80.554.09 


1962 


9.37.1.35 


O-i. 407.34 


10.834.12 


83.620.81 


1963 


9,175.79 


62,071.36 


10,988 88 


82,2.i6 03 


1964 


9,296.95 


63,82 J. 36 


13,928.65 


87,054.96 



Boston Public Library 77 

INCOME FROM TRUST FUNDS, 1964 
General Summary 

For Division of Reference and Research Services : 
For the purchase of library materials of 

permanent value: 

Without restriction as to field . . . $6,120.01 

With restriction as to field . . . 6,668.83 

For Print Department . . 1,192.03 

For Rare Book Department . . . 11,243.49 

$25,224.36 

For the purchase of library materials for 

scholarl}' research and use 25,334.88 

For the purchase of library materials, 

without restriction as to kind of books or 

materials 21,130.98 

For the purchase of newspapers only 2,135.05 

$73,825.27 

For Division of Home Reading and Community Services .... 2,072.16 

For General and Special Purposes of the Library: 

For general purposes of the Librarj^ .... $9,296.95 
For special purposes, not for the purchase of library 

materials 1,860.58 

11,157.53 



Total $87,054.96 



FOR DIVISION OF REFERENCE AND RESEARCH SERVICES 

Funds Whose Income Is Available for Purchase of Library 
Materials of Permanent Value 

Without Restriction as to Field 

Bates $1,561.76 

Elizabeth 1,414.00 

Hannigan 6.21 

Hersey 191.94 

Lawrence, A 390.72 

Scholfield 2,555.38 

$6,120.01 



With Restriction as to Field 

Blanchard (Music) $248.34 

Brown (Music) 3,800.13 

Codman ( V2) (Landscape Gardening) ._ . 119.34 
Franklin Club (Government and Political 

Science) 42.50 

Friedman (Jewish Interest) .... 19^.67 

Green (14) (American History). . . . 50.58 

Holden (Liberal Teachings) . . . . 62.33 

Lang (Music) 274.41 

Rissland (Music) 345.51 

Storrow, J. J. (Italian) 1,505.56 

Wedgwood (Ceramics) 21.46 



For Print Department 
Merrill $1,192.03 



6,668.83 



1,192.03 



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For Rare Book Department 



Artz (Rare or First Editions) . 
Bowditch (Mathematics and Astronomy) 
Codman (1/2) (Landscape Gardening) 
Friedman (Rare Books) 
Gest (Drama) .... 
Green (1/2) (American History) 
Harris, C. (Books before 1850) 
Lewis (Rare Books) . 
O'Reilly (O'Reilly Collection) . 
Ticknor (Spanish and Portuguese) 
Townsend (Books at least five years old) 
Twentieth Regiment (Military) 
Whitney, J. L. (Manuscripts) . 
Whitney, J. L. (Rare Books) . 
Whitney Memorial 



$672.45 

425 . 00 

119.34 

302.51 

147.39 

50.59 

437.50 

321.60 

64.32 

181.64 

175.22 

309.18 

885.19 

1,770.39 

5,378.17 



$11,243.49 



Benton Book 



Funds Whose Income Is Available for Pur- 
chase OF Library Materials for Scholarly 
Research and Use 
$25,334.88 



25,334.88 



Ainsley . 
Billings . 
Clement 
Cutter . 
Kimball 
Knapp . 
Phillips (Book) 
Pierce . 
Reed 
Sewall . 
Underbill 
Wadlin, 1932 
Wadlin, 1936 
Wales . 
Wilson . 



Funds Whose Income Is Available for Pur- 
chase of Library Materials Without 
Restriction as to Kind of Materials 

$11,048.16 
5,72.') . 05 
116.97 
212.08 
659. 12 
573.04 
312.68 
250.61 

57 . 49 
1,58.3.37 

26.05 
100.85 

91.07 
312.91 

55.53 



21,130.98 



Hunter 
Todd 



Funds Whose Income Is Available for 
Purchase of Newspapers Only 

$49.67 

2,085.38 



2,135.05 



$73,825.27 



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Funds Whose Income Is Available for Division 
OF Home Reading and Community Services 

Cronan $37.32 

Curtis 163.90 

Gordon 22.23 

Guerrier 56.25 

Harris, T. B 142.16 

Hinsman 62.08 

Kemp 4.97 

Lawrence, E 27.69 

Loring 21.83 

Mead 102.34 

Morse 57.49 

Oakland Hall 472.16 

Pratt 74.65 

Soutia Boston 4.97 

Tults 570.78 

Wilbar 248.34 

■ $2,072.16 

Funds Whose Income Is Available for General 

AND Special Purposes of the Librart 

For General Purposes of the Library 

Bernard $114.98 

Bigelow 31.28 

Bradlee 49.67 

Center 2,372.16 

Ford Legacy 298.01 

Ford Trust 307.57 

Gammons 24.83 

Hemsnway 330.29 

Hyde 210.99 

Lambert 77.53 

Moore 10.78 

North 114.98 

Phillips (Maintenance) 650.00 

Potter 198.67 

Sigilman 935.67 

Skinner 2,781.18 

Stewart 225.12 

Treadwell 563.24 

$9,296.95 

For Speclal Purposes, Not for the Purchase 
of Library Materials 

Boston Book Fair 1938 $8.57 

Central Library Building 7.45 

Kirstein 301.11 

Library Employees Sick Benefit .... 139.07 

Nichols 30.23 

Sargent 215.09 

Whitney, A. L 273.89 

Whitney, J. L. (Care and Cataloging of Manu- 
scripts) 885.20 

1,860.58 

11,157.53 

Total $87,054.96 



80 City Document No. 15 

LIST OF TRUST FUNDS 

The figures listed are the original amounts of the bequests or gifts. 

Emily L. Ainsley Fuad — Established on May 7, 1937, through 
bequest by will of Emily L. Ainsley, who died November 
27, 1936. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $205,085 . 89 

Victorine Thomas Artz Fund — Established on November 30, 1896, 
through inter vivos gift offered by Miss Victorine Thomas 
Artz, on November 7, 1896. 

Income to be used for the purchase of valuable rare editions 
(including original manuscripts) of the writings, either in 
verse or prose, of American and foreign authors — each of 
the books to have a distinctive book-plate, that shall declare 
them to be a part of the (Henry W.) Longfellow Memorial 
Collection. $10,000.00 

Joshua Bates Fund — Established on April 18, 1853, through inter 
vivos gift offered by Joshua Bates on March 10, 1853. 

Income to be expended annually in the purchase of such 
books of permanent value and authority as may be found 
most needed and most useful. $50,000 . 00 

Benton Book Fund — Established on January 22, 1936, through 
bequest by will of Josiah H. Benton, who died February 6, 
1917. 

Income to be applied annually, without regard to amounts 
appropriated by the City of Boston for maintenance of 
the Boston Public Library in any year, as follows; 

6/10 for the purchase of books, maps and other things 
in the nature of books and maps (1) which are of 
permanent value and benefit to the Library and (2) 
which are desirable for scholarly research and use. 
4/10 to be paid over annually to the Rector of Trinity 
Church to be by him disp3rsed, either directly, or in 
his discretion, through charitable organizations or 
agencies, whether incorporated or unincorporated, in 
relieving the necessities of the poor. $1,171,026.70 

Benton Building Fund — Established on January 22, 1936, through 
bequest by will of Josiah H. Benton, who died February 6, 
1917. 

To be held in trust until, with accumulations, total amount 
thereof is $2,000,000. Then to be applied "to the enlarge- 
ment of the present central library building in Boston, or to 
the construction of another central library building in such 
part of the city as may then be most desirable for the 



Boston Public Library 81 

accommodation of the people of said City; such new 
building to be constructed under the advice of the Librarian 
of the Library at that time in such manner as may be most 
desirable for efficient practical working of a library therein". 
Under Suffolk Probate Court Decree of May 7, 1945, 
application of $2,000,000 to said object may be deferred 
until such time as Library Trustees in their discretion 
determine it to be practicable and desirable or Court 
otherwise orders. $1,586,897 . 13 

Benton Children's Fund, see Children's Fund. 

Charles H. L. N. Bernard Fund — Established on March 28, 1930, 
through bequest by will of Charles H. L. N. Bernard, who 
died June 4, 1928. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$2,000.00 

John P. Bigelow Fund — Established on August 5, 1850, through 
inter vivos gift offered by Mayor John P. Bigelow, on August 
5, 1850. 

Income to be used for library purposes. $1,000.00 

Robert Charles Billings Fund — Established on April 24, 1903, 
through application of the residuary legacy by will and by 
codicil of Robert Charles Billings, who died June 12, 1899. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $100,000.00 

Kate E. Blanchard Fund — Established on September 27, 1940^ 
through bequest of Kate E. Blanchard, who died July 7, 1930. 
Income to be used for the purchase of scores, books of 
music and books relating to music, or at the discretion of 
the Library Trustees, for the general purposes of the 
Library. $5,038.67 

Boston Book Fair 1938 Fund — Established on December 15, 1939, 
through inter vioos gift o.Tared by the Board op Trade of 
Boston Book: Ma:iCHANrr3 as represeating the excess of receipts 
over expaniitures for the Bjjk Fair held at the Library in 
November, 1938. 

Income to be used for the benefit of the Library Staff. 

$172.00 

J. Ingersoll Bowditch Fund — Established on June 8, 1889, through 
bequest by will of J. Ingersoll Bowditch, who died February 
19, 1889. 

Income to be used annually in the purchase of books of 
permanent value and authority in mathematics and 
astronomy. All books so purchased to be added to the 
I owditch collection. $10,000.00- 



82 City Document No. 15 

Caleb Davis Bradlee Fund — Established on November 19, 1897, 
through bequest by will of Rev, Dr. Caleb Davis Bradlee, 
who died May 1, 1897. 

Income to be used for library purposes. $1,000.00 

Allen A. Brown Fund — Established on November 17, 1950, 
through bequest by will of Allen A. Brown, who died October 
16, 1916. 

Income to be applied for the purchase of music for the 
Alien A. Brown Musical Library. $23,283. 19 

Additional distribution under will, received May 8, 1964. 

$21,682.04 
Final distribution under wiU, received November 6, 1964. 

$804.68 

Centennial Fund — Established on June 1, 1956, through inter vivos 

gifts made by public-spirited citizens in celebration of the 

100th anniversary of the founding of the Boston Public Library. 

Income to be added to principal until otherwise ordered by 

Trustees of the Library. $49,226 . 72 

Joseph H. Center Fund — Established on December 8, 1905, through 

bequest by will of Joseph H. Center, who died March 11, 1903. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$38,990.76 

Central Library Building Fund — Established on June 19, 1925, 
through inter vivos gifts offered in response to an appeal by the 
Library Trustees in April, 1925, setting forth the needs of 
the Library. 

Income to be used for the repair and maintenance of the 
Central Library building. $150.00 

Children's Fund — Established on March 14, 1919, through bequest 
by will of Josiah H. Benton, who died February 6, 1917. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of books for the use 
of the young. In any year when the City does not ap- 
propriate for the maintenance of the Library at least three 
per cent of the amount available for department expenses 
from taxes and income in the City, the income of the 
Children's Fund is to be paid to the Rector of Trinity 
Church in the City of Boston to be by him dispensed in 
relieving the necessities of the poor. $100,000.00 

Frank Clement Fund — Established on March 26, 1915, through 
bequest of Frank Clement, who died December 21, 1912. 

Income to be used in the purchase of books. $2,000.00 

Henry Sargent Codman Memorial Fund — Established on January 
6, 1899, through inter vivos gift by friends of the late Henry 
Sargent Codman. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books on landscape- 
gardening — a special bookplate to be inserted in each 
volume purchased, identifying it as part of the Henry 
Sargent Codman Memorial Collection. $2,854.41 



Boston Public Library 83 

Mary W. Cronan Fund — Established on September 28, 1962, 

through bequest of Mary W. Cronan, who died July 18, 1961. 

Income to be used in the interest of child'-eu, $1,000.00 

Caroline Curtis Fund — Established on March 13, 1947, through 
bequest of Beatrice C. Maguire, who died January 24, 1954. 
Income to be applied to the purchase of children's books 
which shall be kept at the public library near Uphams 
Corner, Dorchester, so long as a public library is main- 
tained near said Corner, with each book suitably marked 
as purchased from the Caroline Curtis Fund. $4,124.68 

Abram E. Cutter Fund — ^Established on April 26, 1901, through 
bequest of Abram E. Cutter, who died ^la}^ 14, 1900. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of books, and for 
repairs and binding. $4,270.00 

John Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated July 1, 1947. 

To be held in trust by its Trustee in accordance ^^ ith the 
terms of the trust instrument as The John Deferrari 
Foundation until, with accum.ulations, total amount 
thereof is $2,000,000. Then the sum of $1,000,000 is to be 
used "for the construction of an additional wirg (or ad- 
dition of similar nature) to the present central library 
building now located in Copley Square in the City of 
Boston, or to a new central library building which might 
be constructed elsewhere, said addition or wing to be 
named "The John Deferrari Wing," or, if the Trustees 
neither intend nor can within a reasonable period of time 
apply the sum for the purpose aforesaid, the net income is 
to be paid to the Trustees for use in whatever manner the 
Trustees shall see fit to carry on the work of said Library. 
If the sum of $1,000,000 is used for the above-mentioned 
construction purpose there is to be held in trust the re- 
maining $1,000,000 until, \\ith accumulations, the total 
amount again is $2,000,000. Then the net income is to 
be used "in whatever manner s?.id Library Trustees shall 
see fit to carry on the work of said Public Library." 

$517,348.45 

John Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated December 13, 1948. 

To be held under the follo^^■ing conditions: (1) the Trustee 
in its sole and uncontrolled discretion shall hold or dispose 
of the net income as it may determine in one or more of 
the following manners: (a) pay to the Trustees of The 
John Deferrari Foundation created by the John Defer- 
rari Indenture of Trust Dated July 1, 1947, to be added 
to the principal, (b) pay to the Trustees of the Public 
Library of the City of Boston, to be used by said corporation 
in whatever manner it shall see fit to carry on the work of 
said public library, or (c) accumulate and add to the prin- 
cipal for investment and reinvestment; and (2) the Trustee 
may pay from the personal property in the principal to 
The John Deferrari Foundation created by the John 



84 City Document No. 15 

Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated July 1, 1947, from 
time to time such amount or amounts as the Trustee in its 
sole and uncontrolled discretion may determine, said 
amount or amounts to be added to the principal of The 
John Deferrari Foundation; and (3) the Trustee may 
transfer the principal of the entire trust fund to the Trustees 
of The John Deferrari Foundation created by the John 
Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated July 1, 1947, to be 
added to the principal and dealt with as therein provided 
whenever or at any time after the Trustee hereof becomes 
sole Trustee of The John Deferrari Foundation created 
by the John Deferrari Indenture of Trust Datfd 
July 1, 1947. $271,000.00 

John Deferrari Fund — Established on January 3, 1949, through 
bequest by will of John Deferrari, who died May 2, 1950. 
Income to be accumulated and added to the principal until 
completion of "The John Deferrari Wing " at which time 
the Trustees shall expend such an amount of the principal 
as is necessary to have made a statue or bust of John 
Deferrari to be placed in the aforesaid Wing, and the net 
income from the balance of the principal shall be used in 
the maintenance, care and repair of "The John 
Deferrari Wing". 

Amended by Agreement for Compromise of Contest as to 
the Allowance of the Will of John Deferrari. $12,622.45 

The Elizabeth Fund — Established on March 22, 1912, through 
bequest of Sarah A. Matchett, who died October 6, 1910. 

Income to be expended every year in the purchase of such 
books of permanent value and authority as may be most 
useful in the Library. $25,000.00 

Daniel Sharp Ford Legacy Fund — Established on June 22, 1900, 
through bequest of DaxXiel S. Ford, who died December 24, 
1899. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$6,000.00 

Daniel Sharp Ford Trust Fund — Established on October 28, 1935, 
through provision in trust indenture of Daniel S. Ford, who 
died December 24, 1899. 

Income to be used for general purposes of the Library. 

$5,017.65 

Franklin Club Fund — Established on June 30, 18G3, through inter 
vivos gift offered by the Trustees of the Franklin Club, on 
June 8, 1863. 

Income to be expended annually in the purchase of books 
of permanent value for the use of the Library, and as far 
as practicable of such a character as to be of especial interest 
to young men. with preference for books relative to Govern- 
ment and Political Economy. $1,000.00 



Boston Public Library 85 

Friedman Building Fund — Established on June 30, 1959, through 
bequest by will of Lee M. Friedman, who died August 7, 
1957. $50,000.00 

Added to through bequest of Sophie M. Friedman, sister 
of Lee M. Friedman. Miss Friedman died September 2, 
1957. 

Income to be added to principal until otherwise ordered 
by Trustees of the Library. $100,000 . 00 

Lee M. Friedman Fund — Established on September 28, 1962, 
througii application under Article 21 I of the residuary legacy 
by will of Lee M. Friedman, who died August 7, 1957. 

Income and/or principal to be used as in the judgment of 
the Board is deemed advisable. $145,000.65 

Second pa;>ment, January 4, 1963. $63,337.50 

Lee M. Friedman Fund for Books of Jewish Interest — Established 
on October 7, 1960, through bequest by will of Lee M. Fried- 
man, who died August 7, 1957. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books of Jewish 
interest. $5,000.00 

Lee M. Friedman Fund for Books for the Rare Book Department — 
Established on October 7, 1960, through bequest by will of 
Lee M. Friedman, who died August 7, 1957. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books for the Rare 
Book Department; one-quarter of the income to be added 
to the principal each year for fifteen years. $10,000.00 

Lee M. Friedman Fund for Merit Awards — Established on October 
7, 1960, through bequest by will of Lee M. Friedman, who died 
August 7, 1957. 

Income and principal to be expended from time to time in 
the discretion of the Trustees to reward an employee or 
employees whose services beyond the call of duty have 
contributed to uphold the standards and enhance the 
reputation of the Library and to increase its ability to 
serve the public. $7,500.00 

Lee M. Friedman Memorial Fund — Established on March 4, 1958, 

through gift of Samuel Stern in memory of Lee M. Friedman. 

Income to be added to principal until otherwise ordered 

by the Trustees of the Library. $100.00 

Mrs. Amy E. Gammons Memorial Fund — Established on February 
18, 1949, through bequest of Lily Alice Kenyon, who died 
March 2, 1947. 

Income to be used for general purposes. $500 00 

Morris Gest Fund — Established on December 4, 1925, through 
inter vivos gift offered by Morris Gesf on November 20, 1925. 

Income to be used in the interest of dramatic art. 

$2,652.50 



86 City Document No. 15 

Elizabeth M. Gordon Children's Book Fund — Established on 
November 2, 1962, through inter vivos gift offered by fellow 
workers and friends of the late Elizabeth M. Gordon, Deputy 
Super\isor in Charge of Work A\ith Children. 

Income to be used for the purchase of children's books of 
outstanding design or artistic ^'alue and made a^'ailable to 
children using the Boston Public Library. $562.00 

Additional gift received January 4, 1963. S20.00 

Samuel A. Green Fund — Estabhshed on December 17, 1878. through 
inter vivos gift offered bv Dr. Samuel Abbott Green on Novem- 
ber 23, 1878. 

Income to be spent in buv-ing books relating to American 
history. "' $2,000.00 

Dr. Samuel A. Green Memorial Fund — Established on May 2, 1952, 
through bequest of H. Sylvl\ A. H. G. Wilks, who died Febru- 
ary 5, 1951. 

Income to be added to principal until otherwise ordered by 
Trustees of the Library. $619,726.28 

Edith Guerrier Fund — Established on June 7, 1940, through 
inter vivos gift by friends of Miss Edith Gurreier. Supervisor 
of Branch Libraries, Emeritus, augmented subsequently by a 
bequest from Helen M. Bell and additions by the Saturday 
Evening Girls and the Boston Public Library associates of 
Miss Guerrier. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books of sound 
litcrar}' and ethical A'alue for adults, to be placed in the 
branch libraries of the Boston Public Library svstem. 

$741 . 92 

Francis J. Hannigan Memorial Fund — Established on February 
21, 1941, through inter vivos gift offered by friends of the late 
Francis J. Hannigan, former Siiper\'isor of the General 
Reference Department. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books of high standard 
and litorarv v;ilue for adults, to be placed preferably in 
the Reference Di\ision. $125.00 

Charlotte Harris Fund — Established on July 31, 1877, through 
bequest of Charlotte Harris, who died Alay 31, 1877. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of books published 
before 1850. $10,000.00 

Thomas B. Harris Fund — Established on February 23, 1884, 
through becjuest of Thomas B. Harris, who died September 
27, 1883. 

Income to be used for benefit of Charlestown Branch 
Library. $1,000.00 

Alfred Hcmenway Fund — Established on October 19. 1928, 
through bequ3st of Alfred Hemenway, who died Octobtr 
25, 1927. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$5,000.00 



Boston Public Library 87 

Heloise E. Hersey Fund — Established on October 6, 1936, through 
bequest of Heloise E. Hersey, who died February 3, 1933. 
Income to be used for the purchase of books, preferably 
those of recent issue which have real literary value. 

$3,542.00 

Hinsman Fund — Established on October 5, 1945, through inter 
vivos gift offered by Roslayn S. Warner in memory of Lizzie 
W. Hinsman. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books for children, 
preferably those served by the Roslindale Branch Library. 

$1,250.00 

Leonard P. Holden Fund — Established on January 4, 1963, through 
bequest by will of Leonard P. Holden, who died April 20, 1902. 
Income to be used for the purchase of books of liberal 
teachings to be called the Emanuel Swedenborg depart- 
ment. $1,748.52 

Elizabeth Helen Hunter Fund — Established on November 4, 1955, 
through bequest of Elizabeth Helen Hunter, who died 
September 30, 1954. 

Income to be applied to provide newspapers at the Central 
Library. $1,000.00 

Frankhn P. Hyde Fund — Established on April 9, 1915, through 
bequest of Franklin P. Hyde, who died March 23, 1913. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$3,632.40 

Margaret and Henry Donald Kemp Memorial Fund — Established 
on November 1, 1963, as payment in distribution by the Trustees 
of an indenture of trust executed by Miss Margaret Kemp, who 
died on August 4, 1963. 

Income to be used for the purchase of popular scientific 
periodicals for the West Roxbury Branch Library or its 
successor. $1,000.00 

David P. Kimball Fund — Established on October 17, 1924, 
through bequest of David P. Kimball, who died August 7, 
1923. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $10,000.00 

Louis E. Kirstein Fund — Established on October 9, 1925, through 
inter vivos gift of Louis E. Kirstein. Five donations of $1,000 
each made between 1928 and 1929. 

Income to be used for any purpose of the Library that the 
Trustees see fit to put it to. $5,000 . 00 

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund — Established on February 27, 1914, 
through bequest of Katherine Knapp, who died January 25, 
1912. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books for the 
Library — such books to be designated with an appropriate 
label or inscription, bearing the name of the Fund. 

$10,000.00 



88 City Document No. 15 

Frederic and Louise Lambert Memorial Fund — Established on 
April 2, 1931, in memory of Frederic and Louise Lambert, 
through bequest of Helen Lambert, who died December 7, 
1928. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$1,403.57 

B. J. Lang Memorial Fund — Established on November 28, 1924, 
through bequest of Isabella Stewart Gardner, who died 
July 17, 1924. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of material for the 
Brown Musical Library as a memorial to B. J. Lang. 

S5,000.00 

Abbott Lawrence Fund — Established on May 8, 1860, through 
bequest of Abbott Lawrence, who died August 18, 1855. 

Income to be appropriated for the purchase of books of 
permanent value under the direction of the Trustees of the 
Library. $10,000.00 

Edward Lawrence Fund — Established on January 19, 1886, through 
bequest of Edward Lawrence, who died October 17, 1885. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of special books of 
reference to be kept and used only at the Charlestown 
Branch Library. $500.00 

Mrs. John A. Lewis Fund — Established on May 8, 1903, through 
bequest of Elizabeth (Mrs. John A.) Lewis, who died 
March 19, 1903. 

Income to be used for the purchase of such old and rare 
books as shall be fitly selected, to augment the collection 
known as the John A. Lewis Library. $5,000.00 

Library Art Fund — Established on May 18, 1951, through inter 
vivos gift offered by Brown & Bioelow, under date of 
March 20, 1951. 

Income to be added to principal and to be used as Trustees 
of the Library shall from time to time direct for the care, 
repair, and preservation of works of art at the Boston 
Public Library and its branch libraries. $500.00 

Library Employees Sick Benefit Fund — Established on July 21, 
1958, through provision in decree entered June 10, 1958, by 
Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County in Attorney General 
vs. Boston Public Library Employees' Benefit Association, Inc., 
distributing assets of Boston Public Library Employees' Bene- 
fit Association, Inc. upon its dissolution. 

Income to be expended in the discretion of the Trustees of 
the Library for the aid of such employees of the Library as 
from time to time shall be sick and in need of help. 

$3,500.00 



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Charles G. Loring Memorial Fund — Established on February 18, 
1895, through inter vivos gift offered through the Women's 
Education Association, and by the children and grandchildren of 
Charles Greely Loring, who during his lifetime was con- 
nected with the West Church and for many years the superin- 
tendent of its Sunday School. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books for the West 
End Branch Library — books to bear inscription "From 
the Charles G. Loring Memorial Fund." $500.00 

Charles Mead Fund — Established on November 25, 1896, through 
bequest of Charles Mead, who died July 8, 1886. 

Income to be used for the promotion of the objects of the 
Public Library in such manner as the Trustees of the 
Library shall deem best; and to be used for the benefit of 
the South Boston Branch Library. $2,500.00 

Hiram G. Merrill Fund — Established on May 6, 1960, through 

bequest by will of Hiram G. Merrill, who died October 9, 1958. 

Income to be used for the Library's Print Department 

until otherwise ordered by the Trustees. $30,000 . 00 

George W. Moore Fund — Established on September 22, 1939, 

through bequest of George W. Moore, who died August 4, 1938. 

Income to be used for general purposes. $217.00 

Francis A. Morse Library Fund — Established on April 17, 1936, 
through bequest of Francis A. Morse, who died December 25, 
1935. 

Income to be expended annually, for the purchase of suit- 
able books for children of school age, for the West Roxbury 
Branch Library. $1,000.00 

Mary U. Nichols Book Prize Fund — Established on May 20, 1949, 

through inter vivos gift by friends of Mary U. Nichols, Branch 

Librarian at the North End Branch Library from 1941 to 1948. 

Income to be used to award annually a book prize to the 

North End boy and to the North End girl who in their 

senior year at a North End high school have excelled in 

English. $600.00 

Gardner O. North Fund — Established July 13, 1928, through 

bequest of Gardner O. North, who died October 25, 1927. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$2,000.00 

The Oakland Hall Trust Fund — Established on January 2, 1924, 
through distribution under decree by Suffolk Probate Court in 
Robert D. Mossman et at. vs. Attorney General, applying the 
proceeds from the sale of the estate in the Mattapan district 
known as "Oakland Hall" and held in trust under indenture 
dated August 6, 1870. 

Income to be from time to time devoted by the Trustees of 
the Library to the maintenance of the Mattapan Branch 
Library. $11,781.44 



90 City Document No. 15 

John Boyle O'Reilly Fund — Established on May 21, 1897, through 
inter vivos gift offered by the Papyrus Club of Boston, on May 
10, 1897. 

Income to be expended for the purchase of books for the 
Boston Public Library — a book-plate printed from a plate 
given with the donation to be inserted and maintained in 
every book so purchased. $1,000.00 

Jonathan Phillips (Book) Fund — Established on April 21, 1853, 
through inter vivos gift offered by Jonathan Phillips on April 
14, 1853. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books for the Boston 
Public Library. $10,000 00 

Jonathan Phillips (Maintenance) Fund — Established on February 
1, 1861 , through legacy under codicil of Jonathan Phillips, who 
died July 28, 1800. 

Income to be expended in maintaining the Public Library. 

$20,000.00 

Henry L. Pierce Fund — Established on December 27, 1873, through 
inter vivos gift of Mayor Henry L. Pierce in November, 1873. 
Income to be employed in such manner as may, in the judg- 
ment of the Trustees of the Library, most advance the value 
of the Library — with the suggestion for the purchase of 
books of permanent value for the Bates Hall Collection, 
particularly some special collection, either of works relating 
to the history of this continent, or of science, or of art. 

$5,000.00 

Mary Ellen Potter Fund — Established on March 10, 1959, through 
bequest of Mary Ellen Potter, who died March 9, 1958. 

Income to be used for general purposes. $5,000.00 

Sarah E. Pratt Fund — Established on January 20, 1922, through 
bequest by will of Sarah E. Pratt, who died March 16, 1914. 
Income to be expended for the purchase of books for the 
Dorchester Branch Library. $1,494. 18 

Marjorie Wiggin Prescott Fund — Established on November 4, 
1960, through inter vivos gift of $5,000 offered by Marjorie 
WiociN Prescott on November 4, 1960; increased by a second 
gift of $5,000 on September 21, 1961. 

Income and principal to be used as the Trustees shall 
from time to time direct for the preparation of dioramas 
for the Print Department until fully depleted by such use. 

$10,000.00 

Guilford Reed Fund — Established on May 2, 1927, through bequest 
by will of Helen Leah Reed, who died July 21, 1926. 

Income to be used for the purchase of non-fiction books. 

$1,000.00 



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Karl Rissland Fund — Established on May 6, 1960, through net 
monetary value of Trust Certificates for Trust of Units of the 
Massachusetts Life Fund received during the lifetime of Karl 
Rissland, who died March 10, 1960. 

Income to be applied to the purchase of materials for 
the Music Department until otherwise ordered by the 
Trustees. $8,695.61 

John Singer Sargent Fund — Established in November, 1926, 
through transfer, under decree by Supreme Judicial Court for 
Suffolk County in Hemenway vs. Attorney General, of balance 
remaining in hands of surviving trustees of fund originally 
raised to install in the Library decorations by John Singer 
Sargent. 

Income to be applied from time to time to the care and 
preservation of the Sargent mural decorations in the Cen- 
tral Library Building or the hall in w^hich the Sargent 
murals are located, or for such other purposes as will pro- 
mote the utility and enjoyment of the Sargent murals and 
the knowledge and appreciation by the public of the works 
of Sargent. $3,858.24 

Scholfield Public Library Trust Fund — Estabhshed on Decem- 
ber 29, 1883, through bequest of Arthur Scholfield, who died 
January 17, 1883. 

Income to be expended from time to time in the purchase 
of books of permanent value. $61,766.67 

Ellery Sedgwick Fund — Established on October 7, 1960, through 
bequest by will of Ellery Sedgwick, who died April 21, 1960. 
Income and principal to be expended for the mitigation 
of the anxiety of any trusted employee or employees who 
may in the opinion of the Board be in urgent need, until 
fully depleted by such use. $1,000 . 00 

Richard Black Sewall Fund — Established on October 15, 1918, 
through bequest of Richard Black Sewall, who died October 
28, 1917. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $25,000.00 

Samuel Sigilman Fund — Established on June 6, 1941, through 
bequest of Samuel Sigilman, who died April 28, 1939. 

Income to be used for general purposes. $18,412.51 

Francis Skinner Fund — Established on October 23, 1914, through 
bequest of Francis Skinner, who died November 24, 1905. 
Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$46,182.14 

South Boston Public Library Fund — Established on September 17, 
1879, through an anonymous inter vivos gift. 

Income to be used to purchase "a. higher class of books" 
for the South Boston Branch Library. $100.00' 



92 City Document No. 15 

Mary Elizabeth Stewart Fund — Established on June 29, 1923, 
through bequest of Miss Mary Elizabeth Stewart, who 
died June 30, 1905. 

Income to be used for general purposes, by vote of Trustees. 

$3,500.00 

Helen O. Storrow Fund — Established on October 5, 1945, through 
the Trustees under the will of Helen 0. Storrow, who died 
November 10, 1944. 

Income to be added to principal until otherwise ordered 
by the Trustees. $9,868 . 42 

James Jackson Storrow (Harvard '57) Fund — Established on July 
1, 1927, through inter vivos gift offered by Miss Elizabeth 
Randolph Storrow and Mrs. Helen Storrow, daughter and 
daughter-in-law respectively of James Jackson Storrow, Senior, 
on June 30, 1927. 

Income to be used for the purchase of Italian books. 

$25,000.00 

George Ticknor Fund — Established on April 4, 1871, through 
bequest of George Ticknor, who died January 25, 1871. 

Income to be expended annually in the purchase of books 
of permanent value and authority (preferably books which 
at the time of purchase have been published in some one 
edition at least five years but in no event newspapers, 
periodicals, or other popular publications, not likely to be 
of lasting consideration) either in the Spanish and Por- 
tuguese languages or in such other languages as may be 
deemed expedient by the Trustees of the Library — all 
books so purchased to be used only in the proper rooms of 
the Library and never lent abroad or out of them except 
for binding or needful repairs in binding, and no book so 
purchased to be at any time sold, exchanged or given 
away. $4,000.00 

WilUam C. Todd Fund — Established on October 30, 1897, through 
inter vivos gift offered by Willl\m C. Todd, on October 21, 1897. 
Income to be expended annually in payment for such 
current newspapers of this and other countries, the same 
to be kept in a suitable room in the building in which the 
Central Public Library is now or may hereafter be located. 

$50,000.00 
Mary P. Townsend Fund — Established on July 3, 1831, through 
bequest of Marv P. Townsend, who died January 7, 1861. 

The whole income in each and every year to be expended 
in the purchase of books, each of which books shall have 
been published in some one edition at least five years at the 
time it may be so purchased. $4,000.00 

Daniel Treadwell Fund — EstabUshed on May 17, 1872, through 
bequest of Daniel Treadwell, who died February 27, 1872. 
Income to be expended in such manner as the Trustees of 
the Library may deem for the best interests of the Librarv. 

$10,001.09 



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Nathan A. Tufts Fund — Established on May 4, 1906, through 

bequest of Nathan Adams Tufts, who died November 20, 1873. 

Income to be expended in the purchase of books for the 

Charlestown Branch Library. $10,131.77 

Twentieth Regiment Memorial Fund — Established in 1897 through 
inter vivos gift offered by the Twentieth Regiment Associa- 
tion. 

Income to be used for the "care of the alcove and the 
purchase of books of a military and patriotic character." 

$5,000.00 

Francis Jay Underhill Fund — Established on November 17, 1939, 
through bequest of Francis Jay Underhill, who died May 
20, 1938. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books to bear the 
bookplate and name of the donor. $524.70 

Horace G. Wadlin Fund (1932) — Established on January 29, 1932, 
through bequest of Horace G. Wadlin, who died November 5, 
1925. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $2,000.00 

Horace G. Wadlin Fund (1936) — Established on October 6, 1936, 
through bequest of Horace G. Wadlin's Widow. 

Income to be expended for the purchase of books. 

$1,725.84 

George C. Wales Fund — Established on December 13, 1918, 
through bequest of George C. Wales, who died July 10, 1865. 
Income to be applied to the purchase of such books for the 
Library as the Trustees of the Library may judge best. 

$5,000.00 

The Wedgwood Club 25th Anniversary Fund in Memory of Mrs. 

Marcus S. Coolidge — Established on June 5, 1958, through 

inter vivos gift of the Wedgwood Club. 

One half of the income to be added annually to the prin- 
cipal and reinvested. 

One half of the income to be used for the development of 
the collection of books, manuscripts, and other library 
materials in the field of ceramics. $1,000.00 

Alice Lincoln Whitney Fund — Established on January 19, 1912, 
through bequest of James Lyman Whitney, who died Sep- 
tember 25, 1910. 

Income, or so much as may be required, to be paid to 
such employees of the Library who are sick and in need 
of help as the Trustees of the Library in their discretion 
deem most worthy. Any amount of income not needed 
for the purpose just mentioned to be used for the purchase 
of books and manuscripts. $5,000.00 



94 City Document No. 15 

James Lyman Whitney Fund — Established on March 23, 1917, 
through bequest of James Lyman Whitney, who died Sep- 
tember 25, 1910. 

One half of the income to be used for the purchase of rare 

and expensive books, and one half for the purchase and 

care of manuscripts (one half at least of the share devoted 

to manuscripts to be expended for their cataloging and 

proper care) . $66,954 . 22 

In addition to the above Mr. Whitney created a trust, directing 

that of the net income seven hundred dollars a year be paid to 

the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, to be 

expended on bibliographic work for the benefit of the Library. 



Whitney Memorial Funds — Established on July 30, 1959, through 
bequest by the will of James Lyman Whitney, who died Sep- 
tember 25, 1910. 

Income to be expended for the purchase of rare and ex- 
pensive books and for the purchase of manuscripts in equal 
amounts, and for the care and cataloging of said manu- 
scripts. " (. . . the Library in the future may be 
helped more by the purchase of books worth not less than 
one hundred dollars a volume than by the purchase of one 
hundred books worth one dollar each)." 
Josiah Dwight Whitney (Senior) Memorial Fund. S16,919.30 
Clarissa (James) Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.30 

Josiah Dwight Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.30 

William Dwight Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.30 

Maria Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.31 

James Lyman Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.31 

Alice Lincoln Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.31 

Henry M. Whitney Memorial Fund. $16,919.31 



Chester H. Wilbar Memorial Fund — Established on October 7, 
1955, through bequest of Lizzie Esther Coleman, who died 
February 28, 1953. 

Income to be used to purchase books and magazines for 
the Children's Room of the East Boston Branch Library, 

$5,000.00 



Mehitable C. C. Wilson Fund — Established in October, 1913, 
through bequest of Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen Wilson, 
who died May 29, 1911. 

Income to be used for the purchase of books. $1,000.00 



Boston Public Library 95 

SUMMARY OF TRUST FUNDS PRINCIPAL 
AS OF DECEMBER 31, 1964 

Income Available for Current Use 

Held by Library Trustees $2,599,166.03 

Not held by Library Trustees 280,826 . 75 

$2,879,992.78 

Income Not Available for Current Use 

Held by Library Trustees $4,235,040.05 

Not held by Library Trustees 1,160,157.751 

5,395,197.80 

Total $8,275,190.58 



TRUST FUNDS PRINCIPAL 
AS OF DECEMBER 31, 1964 

'Number of Units 
NameofFdnd at $1.67 Principal Total 

Income Available for Current Use 

Held by Library Trustees: 

Benton Book (60%) $678,980.36 

'General Investment Account 1,920,185.67 

$2,599,166.03 

Emily L. Ainsley 222,440| 

Victorine Thomas Artz .... 13,539 

Charles H. L. N. Bernard .... 2,315 

Robert Charles Billings .... 115,266^ 

Kate E. Blan chard 5,000 

Boston Book Fair 1938 .... 172^ 

Caleb Davis Bradlee 1,000 

Allen A. Brown 37,936 

Centennial 50,130 

Joseph H. Center 47,760^ 

Central Library Building .... 150 

Frank Clement 2,355 

Henry Sargent Codman Memorial . . 4,805J 

Mary W. Cronan 751 5 

Caroline Curtis 3,300 

Abram E. Cutter 4,270 

The Elizabeth 28,469 

Daniel Sharp Ford Legacy . . . 6,000 

Daniel Sharp Ford Trust .... 6,192^ 

> As of June 30, 1964. 

' The numbers in this column are the units representing the assigned share for each trust fund in the total hold- 
ings of the General Investment Account. The unit value is reappraised periodically- As of December 31, 1964, each 
unit was valued at SI. 67. 

• The General Investment Account was established by the Trustees on December 1, 1950, to enable the invest^ 
ment of the principal of trust funds as a group, rather than by individual fund. 



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XT T- Number of Units 

Name or Fund at $1.67 

Lee M, Friedman 162,227 

Lee M. Friedman, Books of Jewish Interest . . 4^000 
Lee M. Friedman, Books for Rare Book Deparfr- 

^ ment 8,202 

Lee M. Friedman Building 124,786^ 

Lee M. Friedman Memorial 94 

Mrs. Amy E. Gammons Memorial . . . . 500 

Morris Gest 2,967? 

Elizabeth M. Gordon Children's Book . '. '. '448 

Samuel A. Green 2,037 

Dr. Samuel Abbott Green Memorial . . '. 251,840^ 

Edith Guerrier 1,1323 

Francis J. Hannigan Memorial .... 'l25 

Alfred Hemenway 6,650 

Heloise E. Hersey [ [ 3,864 1 

Hinsmun 1 250 

Leonard P. Holden ] 1,'305 

Elizabeth Helen Hunter 1,000 

Franklin P. Hyde .' 4,'248 

Margaret and Henry Donald Kemp . . .' '653^ 

David P. Kimball 13,270^ 

Louis E. Kirstein * 6,062^ 

Arthur Mason Knapp .' ] l,537i 

Frederic and Louise Lambert Memorial . . . 1,561 

B. J. Lang Memorial 5,525 

Edward Lawrence 557^ 

Mrs. John A. Lewis [ 6,475 

Library Junployees Sick Benefit . . . . 2,800 

Charles Greely Loring Memorial .... 500 

Hiram C. Mt-rrill 24,000 

George W. Moore 217 

Francis A. Morse Library [ 1,157 J 

Mary U. Nichols Book Prize .....' 608 

Gardner O. North 2,315 

John Boyle O'Reilly 1,295 

Mary Ell(>n Potter 4,000 

Sarah E. J'ratt 1,503 

Guilford Reed 1,157^ 

Karl Risshuid ] ." 6,956^ 

John Singer Sargent 4,330| 

Richard Black Sewall 32,000 

Samuel Sigilman .' 18,838i 

Francis Skiimer 55,995i 

South Boston Branch Library 100 

Mary Elizabeth Stewart 4,532J 

Helen O. Storrow 8,718 J 

James Jackson Storrow (Harvard '57) . . . 30,312^ 

Nathan A. Tufts 11,492 

Twentieth Regiment Memorial .... 6,225 

Francis Jay Underhill 524 J 

Horace G. VVadliii (1932) 2,030^ 

Horace G. VVadlin (1936) 1,833 J 

George C. Wales 6,300 

The Wedgwood Club 25th Anniversary, in Memory 

of Mrs. Marcus A. CooUdge .... 8SU 



Principal 



Total 



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Name of Fund 

AJice Lincoln Whitney 

Alice Lincoln Whitney Meraorial 

Clarissa Wliitney Memorial 

Henry M. Whitney Meraorial . 

James Lyman Whitney 

James Lyman Whitney Memorial 

Josiah Dwight Whitney Memorial 

Josiah Dwight Whitney, Sr., Memorial 

Maria Whitney Memorial 

William Dwight Whitney Memorial 

Chester IL Wilbar 

Mehitable C. C. Wilson . 

Not Held by Library Trustees: 

Joshua Bates 

John P. Bigelow 

J. Ingersoll Bowditch .... 

Franklin Club 

Charlotte Harris 

Thomas B. Harris .... 
Abbott Lawrence .... 

Charles Mead 

The Oakland Hall Trust . 
Jonathan Phillips (Book) . 
Jonathan Phillips (Maintenance) 

Henry L. Pierce 

Scholfield Public Library Trust 

George Ticknor 

William C. Todd 

Mary P. Townsend .... 
Daniel Treadwell 



Number of Units 
AT $1.67 

5,514J- 
13,535 
13,535 
13,535 
71,289 
13,537 
13,535 
13,535 
13,535 
13,535 

5,000 

1,118 



Prikcipal 



Total 



Total income available for current use 



Income not Available for Current Use 

Held by Library Trustees: 

Benton Bo9k (40%) 

Benton Building 

Children's 

John Deferrari 

John Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated December 13, 1948 

Lee M. Friedman, for Merit Awards 

Samuel A. Green Memorial 

Library' Art 

Marjorie W. Prescott 

EUery Sedgwick 



$50,000.00 

1,000.00 
10,000.00 

1,000.00 
10,000.00 

3,345.52 
10,068.44 

2,530.51 
11,781.44 
10,000.00 
20,000.00 

6,365.93 
65,770.98 

4,116.71 
56,807.66 

4,005.00 
14,034.56 



$280,826.75 
$2,879,992.78 



$452,653.57 

3,067,244.60 

130,409.46 

18,370.03 

551,448.71 

8,642.00 

.64 

796.08 

4,304.56 

1,170.40 



-$4,235,040.05 



Not Held by Library Trustees: 
John Deferrari Indenture of Trust Dated July 1, 1947 

(as of June 30, 1964) 1,160,157.75 

Totalincome not available for current use $5,395,197.80 

Grand total $8,275,190.58 



98 City Document No. 15 

GIFTS AND BEQUESTS RECEIVED DURING 1964 

Additions to Capital 

Further payments from the Allen A. Brown Estate $22,486 . 72 
(To be added to the Allen A. Brown Musical 
Library Fund) 

Income for 1963 of Centennial Fund . . . $2,394.69 
(To be added to principal until other\nse or- 
dered by the Trustees of the Library) 

Income for 1963 of Lee M. Friedman Fund . . $7,707.32 
(To be added to principal until otherwise or- 
dered by the Trustees of the Library) 

Income for 1963 of Friedman Building Fund $5,980.71 

(To be added to principal until otherwise or- 
dered by the Trustees of the Library) 

Income for 1963 of Lee M. Friedman AIemorial 

Fund $4.49 

(To be added to principal until otherwise or- 
dered by the Trustees of the Library) 

One-quarter of the income for 1963 of Lee Fried- 
man Fund for Books for the Rare Book 

Department $100.84 

(To be added to principal each year for fifteen 
years) 

Income for 1963 of Helen O. Storrow Fund $416.49 

(To be added to principal until otherwise or- 
dered by the Trustees of the Library) 

One-half of income for 1963 of The Wedgvnood 
Club 25th Anniversary in Memory of 
Mrs. Marcus A. CooLiDGE .... $21.46 

(To be added to principal) 

Further payment from the H. Sylvia A. H. Wilks 

Estate $19.19 

(To be added to the Dr. Samuel Abbot Green 
Memorial Fund) 

Funds for Current Use 

Anonymous $10.00 

(For the purchase of books for the Open Shelf 
Department) 

Anonymous $5.00 

(For the purchase of books) 

Mrs. Evelyn L. Avery $50.00 

(For the purchase of books for the History De- 
partment) 

Boston Authors Club . . . . . $250.00 

(For expenses in connection with the books 
given by the Boston Authors Club) 



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Boston Globe $50 . 00 

(For the Director's Fund, to be used at the 
discretion of the Director) 

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Diamond . . . $12.50 

(In memory of Mrs. Frieda Wyman, for the 
purchase of The Rise of the West, 
by William N. McNeill) 

Eastern Massachusetts Region, Women's American 

ORT $5.00 

(For the purchase of a book on vocational 
training) 

A. A. Frantz $1 . 00 

(For the purchase of books) 

Morris Goodman $150.00 

(For the purchase of new books) 

Raphael L. Jenanyan $5.00 

(For the purchase of books) 

MaryM. Prall $348.00 

(For the provision and installation of new 
draperies in the Children's Section of the Open 
Shelf Department) 

Mrs. Paul B. Guyle $1.00 

(For the purchase of books) 

Robert J. Terry $10.00 

(For the purchase of books) 

Albert H. and Jessie D. Wiggin Foundation . . $100.00 

(For use in connection with the Boston Print- 
makers Sixteenth Annual Print Exhibition for 
the granting of two Albert H. Wiggin Purchase 
Prizes in the amount of fifty dollars each) 

Other Gifts 
Meta Knox Hannay 

Small bronze statue of Gustav Mahler, for the 
Music Department. 



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OFFICERS OF THE LIBRARY AS OF DECEMBER 

31, 1964 



Director's Office and Office of Records, Files, Statistics 

Director's Office 

Director and Librarian 
Assistant to the Director, Secretary 
of the Trustees, Clerk of the 
Corporation 
Assistant to the Director (for Li- 
brary Matters) 
Office of Records, Files, Statistics 
Chief of Records, Files, Statistics 



Milton E. Lord 

Elizabeth B. Brockunier 
Ehzabeth L. Wright 
Sarah M. Usher 



Division of Personnel 



Personnel Office 
Assistant Director (for Personnel) 
Library Personnel Officer 



Vacant 

Catherine M. MacDonald 



Division of Information 



Information Division Office 
Assistant Director (for Information) 

Library Publications Officer 
Information Office 

Chief of Information Office 
Exhibits Office 

Chief of Exhibits Office 



Francis X. Moloney 
(On leave of absence) 
Edward J. Montana 

Helen H. Sevagian 

Thomas J. Manning 



Division of Reference and Research Services 



Acting Chief Librarian of Reference 
and Research Services 

Assistant Chief Librarian for Refer- 
ence and Research Serx'ices (for the 
Dc\'clopment and Arrangement of 
the Collections) 

Assistant Chief Librarian for Refer- 
ence and Research Services (for 
Reader Ser\'ices) 

Coordinator of the Arts 

Coordinator of the Humanities 

Coordinator of the Social Sciences 

Coordinator of General Reference 
Ser\'ices 

Coordinator of Science and Technology 

Keeper of Rare Books 

Keeper of Prints 

Chief of Book Selection for Reference 
and Research Services 



Bradford M. Hill 



Vacant 



Vacant 

Vacant 

Sarah W. Flannery 

Mildred C. O'Connor 

B. Joseph O'Neil 

Vacant 

John E. Alden 

Sinclair H. Hitchings 

Russell A. Scully 



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Boston Public Library 



101 



Chief of Cataloging and Classification 

for Reference and Research Services 

Chief, General Reference Department, 

and Curator of the Public Catalog 
Curator of Periodicals and Newspapers 
Curator of Maps 
Curator of the Fine Arts 
Curator of History 
Curator of Classical Literature 
Curator of Literature and Languages 
Curator of Music 

Curator of Religion, Philosophy, Psy- 
chology 
Curator of the Social Sciences 
Curator of Government Documents 
Acting Curator of Education 
Business Branch Librarian 
Curator of the Engineering Sciences 
Curator of the Biological Sciences 
Curator of the Physical Sciences 
Chief of Book Stack Service 



Mary D. Farrell 

Rosalie A. Lang 
B. Joseph O'Neil 
Martin F. Waters 
G. Florence Connolly 
Sarah W. Flannery 
Ellen M. Oldham 
Vacant 
Ruth Bleecker 

Vacant 

Mildred C. O'Connor 

Mary F. Daly 

Mildred C. O'Connor 

Rita M. Desaulniers 

Gerald L. Ball 

Vacant 

Vacant 

Frank P. Bruno 



Division of Home Reading and Community Services 



Chief Librarian of Home Reading and 

Community Services 
Assistant to the Chief Librarian of 

Home Reading and Community 

Services 
Super\dsor of Home Reading Services 
Coordinator of Adult Services 
Coordinator of Children's Services 
Coordinator of Young Adult Services 

Branch Librarians 
Adams Street 
Allston 
Brighton 
Charlestown 
Codman Square 
Connolly 
Dorchester 
East Boston 
Egleston Square 
Faneuil 
Hyde Park 
Jamaica Plain 
Lower Mills 
Mattapan 
Memorial 
Mt. Bowdoin 
Mt. Pleasant 



John M. Carroll 



Ruth S. Cannell 
Ada A. Andelman 
Kathleen B. Hegarty 
Ruth M. Hayes 

Vacant 



Margaret A. Morgan 
Christiana P. Jordan 
Frances C. Lepie 
Elinor D. Conley 
Eleanora N. Cbaplik 
William T. Casey 
Rose Moorachian 
Evelyn C. Billman 
Nura Globus 
Anne F. Coleman 
Ellen C. Peterson 
Geraldine M. Altman 
Madalene D. Holt 
Mildred Kaufman 
B. Gertrude Wade 
Linda M. Ivers 
B. Gertrude Wade 



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North End 
Orient Heights 
Parker Hill 
Roslindale 
South Boston 
South End 
Uphams Corner 
Washington Village 
West Roxbury 

Bookmobile Librarian 

Chief of Audio-Visual Department 

Chief of Book Selection for Home 

Reading Ser\'iees 
Chief of Cataloging and Classification 

for Home Reading Ser\aces 
Chief of Central Book Stock for Home 

Reading and Community Services 
Chief of Central Charging Records 
Chief of Hospital Library Service 
Chief of Open Sh( If Department 
Readers Ad\isor for Ciiildren 
Readers Ad\ isor for Young Adults 
Readers Adxisor for Adults 



Geraldine S. Herrick 
Catherine E. Planner y 
ISIary A. Hackett 
Dorothy K. Becker 
Irene H. Tut tie 
Rhoda Blacker 
Sarah Richman 
Marjorie M. Gibbons 
Pauline A. Walker 

Julia L. Miller 
Euclid J. Peltier 

Vacant 

Alice E. Hackett 

Gladys R. White 
Louis Polishook 
Mary G. Langton 
Grace B. Loughlin 
Beryl Y. Robinson 
M. Jane Manthorne 
Louisa S. Mctcalf 



Division of General Library Operations 



Assistant Director (for General Library 
Operations) 

Assistant to the Di\ ision Head in the 
Dix'ision of General Library Opera- 
tions 

Supervisor of General Library Opera- 
tions 

Superintendent of Library Buildings 

Principal Accountant 

Chief of Bindery 

Chief of Book Preparation Department 

Chief of Book Purchasing Department 



John J. Connolly 



Mary C. Robbins 

Edmund R. Ettele 
Thomas P. Geoghegan 
Cath 'rine A. Farr.'ll 
Henry A. Fah'^y 
M iry M. McDonough 
Mary A. Rea 



Officers of the Library, Emeritus 



Chief Librarian, Di\ision of Home 

Reading and Community Services, 

Emeritus 
Keeper of Rare Books and Editor of 

Publications, Emeritus 
Keeper of Prints, Emeritus 
Superintendent of Library Buildings, 

Emeritus 
Superintendent of Library Buildings, 

Emeritus 



Orlando C. Da\ is 

Zoltan Haraszti 
Arthur W. Heintzelmj'n 

Jeremiah J. Danker 

William F. Quinn 



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Deputy Assistant to the Director, 
Emeritus 

Chief of Book Selection for Home 
Reading Services, Emeritus 

Chief of Cataloging and Classification 
for Home Reading Services, Emeritus 

Chief of History Department, Emeritus 

Chief of Information Office, Emeritus 

Chief of Music Department, Emeritus 

Chief of School Issue Department, 
Emeritus 

Chief of Science and Technology De- 
partment, Emeritus 

Chief of Statistical Department, 
Emeritus 

Principal Accountant, Emeritus 

Curator of Americana, Emeritus 

Curator of Education, Emeritus 

Business Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 

Branch Librarian, Emeritus 



Samuel Green 

Edna G. Peck 

Ethel M. Hazlewood 
Laura R. Gibbs 
Elizabeth B. Boudreau 
Richard G. Appel 

Beatrice M. Flanagan 

Loraine A. Sullivan 

Elizabeth G. Barry 
Helen Schubarth 
Harriet S\\ ift 
Anna L. Manning 
Dorothy M. Lovett 
Edith H. Bailey 
Margaret C. Donaghue 
Mar}^ K. Harris 
Marion R. Herzig 
Marion C. Kingman 
Sara A. Lyon 
Marjorie A. Obenauer 
Dorothy N. Pitman 
Annie Reis 
Katherine S. Rogan 
Elizabeth P. Ross 
Theodora B. Scoff 
Pearl B. Smart 
Geneva Watson 
Rebecca E. Willis 



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City Document No. 15 



STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES 



Expenditures for Personnel: 

Permanent and probationary employees (exclu- 
sive of Binding Department employees) . 
Sunday and evening, extra and other service 

Expenditures for Contractual Services: 
Communications .... 
Light, heat, and power . 
Professional and technical services 
Recording and judicial services 
Repairs and maintenance of buildings and strue 

tures . . . 

Repairs and servicing of equipment 
Transportation of persons 
Miscellaneous contractual services 

Expenditures for Supplies and Materials: 

Automotive 

Heating 

Household 

Medical and hospital 

Office 

Miscellaneous 

Books: 

City appropriation , . . $300,461.67 
Trust funds income . . , 66,402.43 



2,740,733.07 
239,875.28 



$2,980,608.35 



Manuscripts: 

City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Periodicals : 

City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Newspapers: 

City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Microfilms: 

City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Recordings: 

City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Films: 
City appropriation 
Trust funds income 

Miscellaneous: 
City appropriation 
Trust funds income 



$8,348.13 



. $27,852.25 
486.58 



$4,137.68 
2,336.57 



$7,571.51 
2,618.59 



$6,462.45 
67.52 



$12,456.09 



$14,170.02 
6,525.26 



$21,445.75 

79,043.06 

1,863.75 

1,426.33 

14,430.32 

6,303.73 

3,986.47 

110,143.08 



$27.41 

14,374.51 

7,996.89 

52.67 

42,872.90 

26,594.19 



366,864.10 
8,348.13 

28,338.83 
6,474.25 

10,220.10 
6,529.97 

12,456.09 

20,695.28 



238,642.49 



551,845.32 



Carried forward $3,771,096.16 



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AND RECEIPTS, DECEMBER 31, 1964 

Receipts from: 

General appropriation 1964 $3,891,105.00 

Income from trust funds 87,054.96 



Gifts for Current Use: 








Anonymous C 




$10.00 




Anonymous D 




5.00 




Mrs. Evelyn L. Avery 




50.00 




Boston Authors Club 




250.00 




Director's Fund 




50.00 




Eastern Massachusetts 


Region, 






Women's American ORT . 


5.00 




A. A.Frantz . 




1.00 




Morris Goodman . 




150.00 




Raphael L. Jenanyan 




5.00 




Mary M. Prall 




348.00 




Mrs. Paul B.Quyle 




1.00 




Robert J. Terry 




10.00 




Trustees' Fund 




14.30 




Albert H. and Jessie D 


. Wiggin 






Foundation . 




100.00 




Mrs. Frieda Wyman 




12.50 


1,011.80 












$3,979,171.76 



Carried forward 



3,979.171.76 



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City Document No. 15 



STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES 



Brought forward $3,771,096. 1(3 



Expenditures for Current Charges and Obligations: 



Insurance 
Rent 



Expenditures for Eouipment: 
Office furniture and equipment 
Miscellaneous equipment . 



Special Appropriations: 

Construction of buildings and original equipment 

and furnishings thereof (Non-revenue) 
Construction of buildings and original equipment 

and furnishings thereof (Revenue) 
Remodeling, reconstruction and extraordinary 



$494.00 
48,280.27 



$16,528.56 
14,019.78 



)0,545.72 
5,865.46 



48,774.27 



30,548.34 



repairs to buildings 






149,479.85 




Departmental equipment loan (Non-revenue) 


8,681.98 










254,573.01 






Special Items: 








Trust funds income, mi-scellantous $1,239.97 






Trustf unds income, salaries 


6,203.75 






Trust funds income, scholarships 


800.00 






Trust funds income, travel 


5,789.76 


$14,033.48 




Gifts for Current Use: 








JohnAlden 


$2.15 






Anonym >us D . 


5.00 






Bjston Authors Club 


40.00 






Mrs. Mini.'r Baker DeSpain 


4.46 






Director's Fund .... 


46.77 






A. A. Frantz .... 


1.00 






Robert E.Galvin 


5.00 






Morris Goodman 


94.40 






Raphael L. Jenanyan 


5.00 






MarvM.Prall .... 


348.00 






Mrs. Paul B. Quyle . 


1.00 






Lucien E. Tavlor 


50.00 






Robert J. Terry .... 


10.00 






Albert H. and Jessie D. Wiggin Foun- 








dation 


100.00 






Trustees' Fund .... 


15.37 


728.15 








14,761.63 






Binding Department: 








Salaries 




$110,996.50 




Gas . . . . . . 






107.70 




Repairs and servicing of equipment 






44.00 




Miscellaneous contractual services . 






99.00 




Automotive suppliers and materials . 






1.00 




Household supi)Iios and miterials . 






122.15 




Office supplies and materials . _ . 






8.48 




Miscellaneous supplies and materials 






6,068.97 




Miscellaneous equipment . 






7,665.00 










125,112.80 


Carried forward 




. 


. . . $4,244,866.21 



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AND RECEIPTS, DECEMBER 31, 1964 



Brought forward 

Balances Brought Forward from 1963: 

City appropriation 

Trust funds income 

James L. Whitney Bibliographic Account 

Gifts for Current Use: 

JohnAlden .... $59.92 

Anonymous A . . . . 20 . 00 

Anonymous B .... 100.00 

Centennial Fund . . . . 178.00 

Mrs. Minier Baker DeSpain . . 5 . 00 

Robert E. Galvin . . . . 5.00 
Fanny Goldstein Memorial 

Judaica Book Fund . . . 180.00 

Morris Goodman .... 147.80 

Sidney R.Rabb . - . . 50.00 

Lucien E. Taylor . . . . 75.00 

Trustees' Fund . . . . 14.18 



Special Appropriations : 

Construction of buildings and 
original equipment and fur- 
nishings thereof ( Non-revenue ) $604,925 . 22 
Construction of buildings and 
original equipment and fur- 
nishings thereof (Revenue) . 141,745.93 
Departmental equipment loan 

(Non-revenue) .... 8,801.76 
Remodeling, reconstruc- 
tion and extraordinary 
repairs to buildings $391 ,749 . 92 
Less: Transfer to 
Real Property 
Department . 21,720.00 

370,029.92 



J,979,171.76 



$.5,184.19 
47,611.49 
10,679.21 



834.90 



Revenue on hand 



1,125,502.83 
1,353.92 



1,191,166.54 
$5,170,338.30 



Brought forward 



$5,170,338.30 



108 City Document No. 15 

STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURES 

Brought forward $4,244,866.21 

Amounts Paid Into the City Treasury: 

Fines $78,215.07 

Sale of publications 191.60 

Sale of newspapers 17.35 

Payments for lost books and damages . . 3,083.79 

Commission on coin locks 884.30 

Commission on telephone stations . . . 1,261.07 

Sale of waste paper 62.21 

Non-resident borrowers' fees 15,579.00 

Miscellaneous receipts 1,125.50 



Gifts for Current Use: 
John Alden 
Mrs. Evelyn L. Avery 
Anonymous A 
Anonymous B 
Anonymous C 
Boston Authors Club 
Centennial Fund 



$57.77 
50.00 
20.00 

100.00 
10.00 

210.00 

178.00 



Mrs. Minior Baker DeSpain . .54 

Director's Fund ... 3.23 

Eastern Massachusetts Region, 

Women's American ORT . 5.00 

Fanny Goldstein Memorial 

Judaica Book Fund 
Morris Goodman . 



Sidriey R. Rabb . 
Lucir>n E.Taylor 
Trustees' Fund 
Mrs. Frieda Wvman 



180.00 
203.40 
50.00 
25.00 
13.11 
12.50 



Special .\ppropriations: 

Construction of buildings and 
original equipment and fur- 
nishings thereof (Non-revenue) $514,379. 50 

Construction of buildings and 
original equipment and fur- 
nishings thereof (Revenue) . 135,880.47 

Departmental equipment loan 

(Non-revenue) . . . 119.78 

Remodeling, reconstruction and 
extraordinary repairs to build- 
ings 220,550.07 



General Appropriation : 

Amount carried forward to 1965 

appropriation .... $5,570.00 
Surplus credit balance . . 2,002.70 



100,419.89 



Balances, December 31, 1964: 

Trust funds income $33,817.89 

James L. Whitney Bibliographic Account . . 10,679.21 



1,118.55 



870,929.82 



7,572.70 



Income on hand 1,599.86 

925,718.03 



To balance $5,271,004.13 



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AND RECEIPTS, DECEMBER 31, 1964 

Brought forward $5,170,338.30 

Receipts from: 

Fines $78,415.00 

Sales of publications 195.84 

Sales of newspapers 15.95 

Payments for lost books and damages . . 3,095.71 

Commission on coin locks 884.30 

Commission on telephone stations . . . 1,261.07 

Sale of waste paper 62.21 

Non-resident borrowers' fees .... 15,622.00 

Miscellaneous receipts 1,113.75 

100,665.83 

$5,271,004.13 



To balance $5.27L004.13 



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