2 edition of Why I chose libraries found in the catalog.
Why I chose libraries
Autobiographical account of Harry Campbell"s family history and work as a librarian at the National Film Board of Canada, UNESCO, the United Nations, and the Toronto Public Library. The account spans from 1940 to 2000.
|Statement||by Harry Campbell.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||57|
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The Regency underworld
Minny Lawson, or, The outlaws league
Condensation heat transfer of steam on a single horizontal tube
Constitutionality of criminal anti-price discrimination law.
Opinions on land and land price problems
Black woman, a novel.
Ships and shorelines
For weddings and a funeral
There goes the neighborhood ...
Appendix to labor law
Looking at food
Joseph Cox, ancestors and descendants.
Thank you and good-bye
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