Education: Librarians in Chicago

Librarians in Chicago

Last week Chicago had one of its quietest gatherings of the year in the conventions of the American Library Association (1,000 delegates) and the International Federation of Library Associations (2,000). The librarians tiptoed about the Hotel Stevens, lunched and dined, visited the Century of Progress, listened to speeches. A featured guest at the conventions was Hervey Allen, whose Anthony Adverse is so much in demand that some librarians regard it as blight rather than blessing. Author Allen said he rejoiced in the quiet of libraries, deplored the fact that...

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