History of the Library
Keywords:Queens College, Dutch Reformed Church, Theological Seminary, Rutgers College, Ralph Voorhees Library
Demarest (1863–1956), an alumnus (1863) and the president of Rutgers (1906 to 1924) and author of the first comprehensive history of Rutgers, The History of Rutgers College (Princeton University Press, 1924), presents a detailed history of the Rutgers library, including finances, personnel, collections acquired and its various locations, from the books made available by Rutgers' first tutors in the 1770s to 1937 when the collections were housed in the Voorhees Library, the first purposely-built library building with holdings of 300,000 volumes.
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