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Author Mansfield, Peter Gerald

Title Public libraries in Ballarat : 1851-1900 / by Peter Gerald Mansfield
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2000


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Description viii, 258 leaves : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Summary Analyses the development, growth and stagnation of the Ballarat East Free Library, and the Ballarat Mechanics' Institute Library between 1851-1900. Examines the operation of these large libraries and explains the behaviour of committee members and of individual readers
Notes Submitted to the School of Australian and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2000
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 233-258
Subject Mechanics' institutes -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Libraries and community -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Public libraries -- Australia -- Victoria -- Ballarat -- History
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of Australian and International Studies.