Annual Report, Volume 83

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From 1889 to 1918 the reports consist of the Report of the Director and appendixes, which from 1893 include various bulletins issued by the library (Additions; Bibliography; History; Legislation; Library school; Public libraries) These, including the Report of the Director, were each issued also separately.
 

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