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JAMES B. FORD LIBRARY

The accessions from April 1, 1945 to March 31, 1946 are as follows:

Books
Purchase 52  
Gift  [[underlined]] 59  [[/underlined]]      111

Pamphlets
Purchase  72
Gift  [[underlined]] 193 [[/underlined]]        265

Serials
Exchange  881
Purchases   17
Gift  [[underlined]] 17 [[/underlined]]       915

Magazines  Purchase  40
Clippings  57
Photostats  Purchase  (sheets)  28
Typescripts  (sheets) 6
Paid subscriptions maintained  26
Priced catalogue  1
Government documents Purchase   6
Letters  18
Manuscript  (sheets) 3
Miscellaneous - Christamas cards, etc.  [[underlined]] 18 [[/underlined]] 
Total...1,494

There have been 102 readers during the year.
 
Sixty-three typed bibliographies of varying lengths have been sent to enquirers through the year.

The Library carried 26 paid memberships in various societies for their publications.

There were 6 new serial issues added during the year.

Since January 1944 we have had bound 258 volunes [[sic]] at a cost of $431.90.

Work has been continued on cataloguing the Stockbridge and Mission Indian papers. The librarian and staff have been employed in weeding out material in our serial collections either too fragmentary to be carried in those sections or found not to be in our field. In addition to the number of volumes bound, noted above, many more are now being prepared for binding.

Mr. Blair S. Williams presented the library with 59 books, pamphlets and magazines, thus enabling us to build up duplicate material for student use.

[[underlined]] PUBLICATIONS [[/underlined]]

Although the text and illustrations for Contributions from the Museum, volume XIV were completed and in the hands of the printer early in December, lack of paper and labor difficulties have prevented the publication of the Spiro

Transcription Notes:
the word 'volumes' is mistyped in the original as 'volunes'.

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