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7 edition of New York Public Library Desk Reference to the Performing Arts found in the catalog.

New York Public Library Desk Reference to the Performing Arts

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Published by Macmillan General Reference .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Education,
  • Encyclopaedias & Reference Works,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9223193M
    ISBN 10002861447X
    ISBN 109780028614472
    OCLC/WorldCa231144329

    The library purchased and adapted the former B. From the serious to the trivial, the most frequently sought information from more than 50 reference books is readily at hand in this one comprehensive and accessible guide. Much of this non-book material was not initially in the online catalog. In addition, copy photoprints of many of the Hine images are available in Series I, Boxes

    Animals to Etiquette The book is divided into 26 basic subjects with headings like Time and Dates, Weights and Measures, the Animal World, the Arts, Words common crossword puzzle words, frequently used foreign words and phrases, the 86 acceptable two-letter Scrabble words, etc. Unlike most U. Upon his death inhis valuable library of 5, volumes and pamphlets, known as the Drexel Collectionbecame part of the Lenox Library. Through its constantly changing exhibitions, the library maintains a historical record of the performing arts in all forms. Though rarely used, the seated personification of wisdom appears on plaques at several branches. The NYPL administrators are far from the cliche of jaded bureaucrats and if I ever meet Anthony T Marx, Carrie Welch, Iris Weinshall or Khalil Gibran Muhammad near a checkout desk they can expect an enormous bear hugbut they are understandably humbled by the responsibility of allocating funds to best serve an enormous and diverse group of people.

    Some were seasonal: the names of Santa Claus's reindeer or the names of the seven dwarfs. PROMT is a magazine and newspaper index for companies and industries focusing on markets and products around the world. Between and14 already extant free circulating libraries including the Aguilar Free Library, Cathedral Library, and the New York Free Circulating Library were united to form the nucleus of the branch libraries. The renovation was not without detractors. Together with 14 library employees, the machine can sort 7, items an hour or a minute.


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New York Public Library Desk Reference to the Performing Arts book

Among the purposes of the exhibitions is to show to all visitors that the millions of items belonging to the library are not for the exclusive use of scholars but for anyone who walks in the door. The Astor Library also had an endowment that helped with the purchase of music.

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From its earliest days, the library was formed from a partnership of city government with private philanthropy. There are also moviolas and Steenbeck equipment, permitting close frame-by-frame examination and analysis.

The New York Public Library alone responds to almost four million telephone calls a year from those who need quick fill-ins on what is the earth's diameter 7, mileswho invented the pop-up toaster Charles Stritewhat is the meaning of the acronym Cobol common business-oriented languagewhat can you get from eating buttercups digestive system injuryhow many horses have won the Triple Crown 11 and the etiquette of what a bridesmaid should pay for dress and accessories, transportation to and from town of wedding, gift to the couple and a contribution to the bridesmaids' gift to the bride.

Subseries B includes several hundred images dating from the late s through the early s. Not an Almanac Obviously a catchall of information, the volume is not to be confused with an almanac, Mr.

Noontime jazz performances are held every Tuesday from October-June. The Archive has received many gifts from dancers and choreographers and contains many privately made films and video. Library administration officially approved of the move in June Recent history[ edit ] Recto of a 16th-century music manuscript found in the front pastedown of Drexela manuscript in the Music Division of the New York Public Library The New York Public Library was not created by government statute.

Dates of Coverage: present. Tilden Some library branches contract for security guards. Series II. You would have to own 50 reference books to get what's in this one book.

Popular This opens a pop-up window to share the URL for this database Provides full-text access to scholarly journals and book-length scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The library also collects a variety of iconography in various forms: photographslithographsengravingsdrawingsand others.

John Shaw Billingsthe first director of the library, created an initial design that became the basis of the new building contain a huge reading room on top of seven floors of book stacks, combined with a system that was designed to get books into the hands of library users as fast as possible.

The collection is considered one of the most comprehensive collections of videotaped theater productions in the world.New York Public Library for the Performing Arts houses one of the worlds most extensive combination of circulating, reference, and rare archival collections in its field.

These materials are available free of charge, along with a wide range of special programs, including exhibitions, seminars, and performances. May 23,  · The history of the New York Public Library is as vital and various New York itself, so get ready to read between the lions.

The Central Branch under late-stage construction in. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B.

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Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Vincent Astor Gallery: Adults: Sat, February 15 @ 11 a.m. ICEcommons AiR Workshops and Open Rehearsals.

Nov 20,  · The most reliable, useful, and entertaining information is once again just a page-turn away in the fourth edition of The New York Public Library Desk Reference.

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First opened inThe New York Public Library for the Performing Arts houses one of the world’s most extensive combinations of circulating, reference, and rare archival collections in its field.