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Dana, John Cotton 1856-1929

Overview
Works: 323 works in 731 publications in 2 languages and 9,835 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Personal correspondence  Periodicals  Fiction  Bibliographies  Catalogs  Biographies  Handbooks and manuals  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Correspondent, 070
Classifications: Z720.D2, 920.2
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A library primer by John Cotton Dana( Book )

51 editions published between 1899 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libraries; addresses and essays by John Cotton Dana( Book )

24 editions published between 1916 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature of libraries in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries( Book )

16 editions published between 1906 and 1967 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Hawthorne to William D. Ticknor, 1851-1864 by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

5 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The picture collection by John Cotton Dana( Book )

11 editions published between 1910 and 1943 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on bookbinding for libraries by John Cotton Dana( Book )

14 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The following statement is not an exaggeration: A library saves half the cost of new popular books, and of replacements for which much use may be anticipated, if it purchases them in Cedric Chivers' patent bindings. New books supplied in these bindings are sold as being bound once for all. It is thought that they are so bound as to serve for quite fifty per cent. more issues than will a book purchased in publisher's cloth, used for a time, and then rebound in the ordinary way. Generally speaking such results and even better results are obtained. Occasionally, however, a book does not come up to these expectations. In such cases it is especially desired that its failure be reported and, if necessary, that the book be returned for examination. The paper used in modern books is of such varying quality that it is sometimes difficult to tell without actually trying what is the best manner of treating it." Buy books well bound direct from publishers' sheets; mend ordinary books very little; rebind them early; watch results; tabulate them, and make use of experience. These are the main themes of this book."--Back page of book
The Museum by Newark Museum Association( )

in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Museum publications [Jan. 1929]": v. 2, p. 28-32
A day in a colonial home by Della R Prescott( Book )

9 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional account of every-day life in a colonial New England home. Accompanied by illustrations of the equipment used
The new museum : selected writings by John Cotton Dana( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cotton Dana is the founder of the Newark Museum. He envisioned a responsive and service-oriented museum almost a century ago, writing about museum-school-library collaborations, marketing, and informal learning in museums. This work offers an opportunity to re-evaluate the ideas of this museum pioneer in the context of the 21st century
American art : how it can be made to flourish by John Cotton Dana( Book )

19 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American Library economy as illustrated by the Newark, N.J., Free public library by John Cotton Dana( Book )

22 editions published between 1908 and 1918 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief outline of the history of libraries by Justus Lipsius( Book )

12 editions published between 1907 and 1967 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Librarian at large : selected writings of John Cotton Dana by John Cotton Dana( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copa: the hostess of the inn, a neglected classic; its reputed authors, Cynthia and Propertius, and the story of Keppler's search( Book )

3 editions published between 1909 and 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace : Quintus Horatius Flaccus : the Roman poet presented to modern readers by Horace( Book )

3 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestions by John Cotton Dana( Book )

3 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business books 1920-1926; an analytical catalog of 2600 titles by Newark Public Library( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1600 business books; arranged by authors, by titles and by subjects by Newark Public Library( )

5 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace: Quintus Horatius Flaccus. The letters of Horace presented to modern readers by Horace( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News from France; or, A description of the library of Cardinal Mazarin, preceded by the Surrender of the library (now newly translated) by Gabriel Naudé( Book )

7 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new museum : selected writings
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Libraries; addresses and essaysA day in a colonial homeThe new museum : selected writingsAmerican art : how it can be made to flourishA matter of class : John Cotton Dana, progressive reform, and the Newark Museum
Alternative Names
Dana, J. C. (John Cotton), 1856-1929

Dana, John C. 1856-1929

Dana, John Cotton

John Cotton Dana Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1856-1929)

Џон Котон Дејна

جون كوتن دانا أمين مكتبة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

ജോൺ കോട്ടൺ ഡാനാ

ジョン・コットン・デイナ

Languages
English (281)

French (1)