Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Library Cash Book


Description
Creator:
Richmond Hill Library Association
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Books
Description:
The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of members' financial contributions as well as records of purchases of books, candles, library tickets, and expanses for the wage of Librarian.
In September 1854, the Library Association owned 367 volumes. (p. 4) Richmond Hill Library Association was established in December 1852.
Notes:
This documents reflects the operations of the typical subscription library, which was financed by private funds from membership fees. Subscription libraries were predecessors of modern public libraries. They emerged in the Great Britain in the 17th century, and appeared in North America in 1731. (Wikipedia)
Date of Original:
1853-1862
Dimensions:
Width: 20.6 cm
Height: 33.6 cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Chamberlin, Ariel ; McNair, Robert ; Hall, James ; Wilkie, John ; Gilmore, James ; McPhillips, George ; Metcalf, Robert ; Trench, John ; Velie, John ; Vandeburgh, Peter ; Hamilton, John ; Law, Abraham ; Sanderson, Henry ; Burr, John
Corporate Name(s):
Richmond Hill Library Association
Local identifier:
CashBook001-124.jp2
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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Library Cash Book


The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of members' financial contributions as well as records of purchases of books, candles, library tickets, and expanses for the wage of Librarian.
In September 1854, the Library Association owned 367 volumes. (p. 4) Richmond Hill Library Association was established in December 1852.