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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association
Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association
OriginatorRochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeTextual
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions94x130 mm
Bookplate TextNo. / LIBRARY OF THE ROCHESTER ATHENAEUM AND MECHANICS' ASSOCIATION. / RULES. / The Library shall be open for the receipt and delivery of Books every day, Sundays and Mondays excepted, from 8 A. M., to 12 1/2 P.M.; from 2 to 5 P.M., and in the evening from 6 1/2 to 9 1/2 o'clock. / Every member may draw from the Library two volumes and no more, at the same time, which shall be returned in two weeks. / Books may be renewed in the same name once. / New publications, which have not been in the Library three months, may be detained; duodecimo, only three days; and octavos, or larger volumes, one week; but one such book shall be drawn at a time, and they shall not be renewed. / The Librarian shall assess a fine at the rate of six cents a week on every book kept from the Library longer than is herein allowed; and also fines, under the directions of the Library Committee, for damages to books. / No member shall be allowed to take any book from the Library while any book due to it remains in his possession, or while any fine assessed against him remains unpaid. / No book shall be reserved for any member. / Books will be gratuitously loaned to such apprentices, between the ages of 14 and 21 years, as shall produce a certificate that they are worthy of confidence, and guaranteeing the safe return of all books so loaned, signed by some responsible member of the Association.
DescriptionLibrary rules.
Note[1] Blank completed in ms: No. '1254' [2] Discolored by collector's glue.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris1600.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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