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Contributions of the Library of Congress to education

Appleton P. C. Griffin

Contributions of the Library of Congress to education

by Appleton P. C. Griffin

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Library of Congress

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    Statementby Appleton Prentiss Clark Griffin, chief assistant librarian of Congress. Address before the Educational press association of America, July 2, 1924.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ733.U6 G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6669415M
    LC Control Number24023063
    OCLC/WorldCa4995568

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