Report of Library Holdings in 1853

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Summary

By the end of 1853, the Smithsonian library consists of 12,005 volumes, "besides" 8,095 pamphlets and parts of volumes, and 1,874 maps, 1,431 engravings.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1853, p. 90-91

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1853

Topic

Libraries

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