Francis Goodrich Oral History Interview

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Francis Goodrich Oral History Interview

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Francis Goodrich was a graduate of Michigan State Normal College, class of 1897. Following gradutation, Goodrich remained in the College library, assisting reference librarian Genevieve Walton until his departure in 1906. In this oral history interview, Goodrich gives an account of the activities of himself and Librarian Genevieve Walton at the turn of the century. Book binding, classification, and book buying is discussed here, as well as the adaptation of the Dewey Decimal System to the MSNC Library.

Interview Date

11-8-1956

Keywords

Genevieve Walton, Michigan State Normal College, Librarianship, Dewey Decimal System, classification, cataloging

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Permission to quote from this oral history should be requested from the University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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