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State Library
State Library
TitleState Library
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Year1950 ca.
Coverage-SpatialSpringfield, Illinois
SubjectLibrary buildings Illinois
Public libraries
Reading rooms
DescriptionOn Back: The State Library, Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois Although there had been four statehouses in Illinois before the Old State Capitol was occupied in 1839, this was the first statehouse to incorporate a library. Abraham Lincoln is recorded as having borrowed the first book from the State Library in 1842.
Creator-CorporateIllinois State Historical Society
Creator-ContactsSpringfield, IL
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Techniquecolor photography
Inclusive Dates1900-
Work Dimensions-Measurement14.0 x 10.5 cm
Resource Identifier141-9701055-a
Date Created2007-07-25
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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