Library Historical Images: List of Library Accessions

In conjunction with the Community Preservation Fund Project, we recently had the opportunity to view some delightful volumes and documents in the Library’s Historical Collection.

In the List of Accessions, as seen above, from April,1891, the first entry (written of course in the Library Hand!) reads: Among My Books by J.R. Lowell. How appropriate!

The following entries for that month include such tomes as Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson as well as Charles Lamb. On a lighter note an added title is John Burroughs’ Fresh Fields, 3rd. ed.

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