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BULLETIN

OF THE

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

J UNIE 1905

VOLUME IX • NUMBER 6

REPORT FOR MAY - - - - 195–198

John CAMPBELL on HUME's WIEws of QUEENs ELIZABETH AND
MARY, 1761 . - - - - - - - 199–200
List of WoRKs RELATING To IRELAND, PART IV. 201–229
PRINCIPAL ACCESSIONS IN MAY 230–239
240

PRINCIPAL DONORS IN MAY

NEW YORK

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WILLIAM W. APPLETON. ALEXANDER MAITLAND.
John BIGELow. J. PIERPont MoRGAN.
John L. CADwalADER. MoRGAN J. O'Brien.
ANDREW CARNEGI.E. STEPHEN H. OLIN.
CLEVELAND H. DoDGE. ALEXANDER. E. ORR.
John MURPHY FARLEY. HENRY C. Port ER.
SAMUEL GREENBAUM. GEORGE L. RIVES.
H. WAN RENSSELAER KENNEDY. CHARLEs HowLAND RUSSELL.
John S. KENNEDY. PHILIP SCHUYLER.
Edward KING. GEORGE W. SMITH.
LEWIs CAss LEDYARD. FREDERICK STURGES.

GeoRGE BRINToN McClella N, Mayor of the City of New York, ex officio.
Edward M. GRout, Comptroller of the City of New York, ex officio.
CHARLEs V. For NEs, President of the Board of Aldermen, ex officio.

OFFICERS

President, Hon. John BIGELow, LL.D.
First Vice-President, Rt. Rev. HENRY C. Potter, D.D., LL.D.
Second Vice-President, John S. KENNEDY, Esq.
Secretary, CHARLEs HowLAND Russell, Esq., 40 Lafayette Place.
Treasurer, Edward KING, Esq., Union Trust Company, 8o Broadway.
Director, Dr. John S. Billings, 40 Lafayette Place.

BRANCHES-REFERENCE Lafayette Place, 40. (Astor.) Fifth Avenue, 890. (LENox.)

CIRCULATION

Manhattan.

East Broadway, 31. (CHATHAM SQUARE.) EAST BROADway, 197. (Educational Alliance Building.) ELDRIDGE STREET, 184. (University Settlement Building.) Bond STREET, 49. Near the Bowery. 8th Street. 135 Second Avenue. (OttendorFER.) Ioth Street, 331 East. (ToMPKINS SQUARE.) 13th Street, 251 West. Near 8th Avenue. (JAckson SQUARE.) 22d Street, 230 East. Near 2d Avenue. (EpiPHANY.) 23d Street, 130 West. Near 6th Avenue. (MUHLENBERG.) 34th STREET, 215 East. Between 24 and 3d Avenues. 40th Street, 5or West. Between Ioth and 11th Avenues. (St. RAPHAEL’s.) 42d Street, 226 West. Near 7th Avenue. (GEORGE BRUCE. Department Headquarters.) 50th Street, 123 East. Near Lexington Avenue. (CATHEDRAL.) 51st Street, 463 West. Near Ioth Avenue. (SACRED HEARt.) 59th Street, 113 East. Near Lexington Avenue. 67th Street, 328 East. Near 1st Avenue. 69th Street. 190 Amsterdam Avenue. (Riverside. TRAvelling LIBRARIES.) 76th Street, 538 East. (WebstER.) 79th Street, 222-224 East. Near 3d Avenue. (Yorkville.) 82d Street. 2279 Broadway. (St. AGNES.) 86th STREET. 536 Amsterdam Avenue. 91st Street, 121 West. Between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. (BLIND LIBRARY.) 1ooth Street, 206 West. Near Broadway. (BloomingdALE.) 11oth Street, 174 East. Near 3d Avenue. (AGUILAR.) 123d Street, 32 West. (HARLEM LIBRARY BRANCH.) 125th STREET, 224 East. Near 3d Avenue. 156th Street, 922 St. Nicholas Avenue. (WASHINGTON HEIGHTs.)

Bronx.

140th Street, 569 East, cor. Alexander Avenue. (Mott HAVEN.)

230th Street. 2933 Kingsbridge Avenue. (KINGSBRIDGE.) RICHMOND.

ToTTENVILLE. Amboy Road, near Prospect Avenue.
PORT RICHMOND. I2 Bennett Street.

BULLETIN

or The

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

Wol. IX. JUNE, 1905. No. 6.

REPORT FOR MAY.

REFERENCE DEPARTMENT.

During the month of May there were received at the Library, by purchase, 813 volumes and 405 pamphlets; by gift, 1,309 volumes and 5, 121 pamphlets; and by exchange, 135 volumes and 914 pamphlets, making a total of 2,257 volumes and 6,440 pamphlets.

There were catalogued 4,094 volumes and 3,734 pamphlets, for which were written Io, og3 cards, in addition to which 4,887 slips were written for, and 17,328 cards received from, the copying machine.

The following table shows the number of readers, and the number of volumes consulted, in both the Astor and Lenox Branches of the Library, also the number of visitors to the Print Exhibition at the Lenox, during the month:

LENox. ASTOR. TOTAL. No. of readers and visitors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, 128 II, 279 16,407 No. of readers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,502 II, 279 13,781 No. of readers, desk applicants. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 276 1 1,631 I2,907 No. of volumes consulted by desk applicants. . 6,089 48, 28o 54,369 Daily average of readers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 4I 7 5 Io Number of visitors to Print Exhibition, etc.. 2,882

CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT.

The most popular books of the month were (in non-fiction): Palmer's “With Kuroki in Manchuria,” Landon’s “The Opening of Tibet,” and Hughes's “Contemporary American Composers”; (adult fiction): Ward's “The Marriage of William Ashe,” Sinclair's “The Divine Fire,” and Thurston's “The Masquerader”; (juvenile fiction): “Drysdale's “The Young Reporter,” Barbour's “Quarterback,” and Tomlinson's “Ward Hill at Weston.”

CIRCULATION STATISTICS FOR MAY.

circulation. *...*

new voluntes

Branches. recistra- acces

{j to Tions. adults. Total. sloxed.

MANHATTAN. East Broadway, 33. . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - I5,653 1,064 316 2,129 2,686 33 East Broadway, 197. . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - 20,483 3,830 590 24I Eldridge Street, 184..... - - - - - - - - - - - 6,225 353 173 I,251 2,877 2,784 Bond Street, 49. . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - 9,752 835 179 2,788 4,069 | 63 8th Street, 135 Second Ave........... I5,992 838 271 3,070 4,718 | I51 Ioth Street, 331 East........... - - - - - 18,148 2,828 378 I,953 2,964 172 13th Street, 251 West.............. - Io,991 1,656 173 1,699 1,728 29 22d Street, 230 East................. 2,255 18 36 27 23d Street, 130 West....... . . . . . . . . . 9, II5 2,645 I6o 57 34th Street, 2.15 East. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 157 2,378 IOI 28 4oth Street, 501 West... . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,880 76 40 42d Street, 226 West.......... - - - - - II,409 1,838 184 Ioo 50th Street, 123 East.......... ------ 4,788 348 126 I66 348 48 51st Street, 463 West..... . . . . . . . . . 4,965 413 93 256 598 I39 59th Street, 113 East............... II,059 955 131 3,740 3,758 II.7 67th Street, 328 East............ - - - - 8,637 I,475 188 330 1,654 601 69th Street, 190 Amsterdam Ave...... 9,912 || I,305 I45 2,495 3,465 371 Travelling Libraries.............. 39,931 294 76th Street, 538 East................ 6,476 1,076 II5 52 IIo I44 79th Street, 222-224 East............ 18,78o 2,428 267 2,913 4,989 Ios 82d Street, 2279 Broadway........... 9,418 I,595 117 85 86th Street, 536 Amsterdam Ave...... Io,27o 565 I45 || I,493 I,950 89 91st Street, 121 West......... - - - - - - - 698 2 | 13 Iooth Street, 206 West........ - - - - - - 14,218 1,909 176 1,258 2,023 II9 IIoth Street, 174 East...... - - - - - - - - - I3,734 536 I99 76 123d Street, 32 West................ Io,762 538 24I I,730 2,085 IoS 125th Street, 2.24 East............... 9,813 1,468 136 964 I, III I2O. 156th Street, 922 St., Nicholas Ave... 8,500 2,013 117 || 83 BRONx. 140th Street, and Alexander Ave..... 16,411 575 1,120 || 1,300 3, II5 538 Kingsbridge Ave., 2933............. 493 512 233 RICHMOND. Tottenville, Amboy Road........... 1,851 502 42 60 Port Richmond, 12 Bennett Street.... 6,352 148 269 92 552 322 |

Totals............ - - - - - - - - - - - 337,128 36,644 6,499 29,679 44,8oo | 7,157

The most important gifts of the month were: from the American Exchange National Bank, “The New York Clearing House Association, 1854–1905,” by W. J. Gilpin and H. E. Wallace, New York, 1904; from Rev. James Bassett, “Shareh Ahade,” a treatise on Arabic grammar with a Persian commentary, printed at Teheran in 1852, and a Persian almanac; from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 7 volumes and 6 pamphlets, catalogues of the Gallery; from the Deichmanske Bibliothek, Kristiania, 1 volume and 7 pamphlets, reports and catalogues of historical literature, etc.; from the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries of Great Britain, of their publications, 1 volume and 26 pamphlets; from Rev. Kenneth S. Guthrie, 4 volumes and 5 pamphlets of his philosophical publications; from R. T. H. Halsey, a copy of “The Boston Port Bill as pictured by a contemporary London cartoonist,” New York, Grolier Club, 1904; from Ken Hoshino, a copy of “The Mission of Japan and the Russo-Japanese War,” by Rev. Kota Hoshino, Yokohama, 1904; from Miss Jessie F. Hume, 8 volumes of New York newspapers of middle 19th century; from Mrs. Eleanor V. Hutton, a copy of the catalogue of the books of association in the library of Laurence and Eleanor Hutton, compiled by Miss M. E. Wood, and privately printed at New York, 1905; from A. S. Isaacs, 41 volumes of the Jewish Messenger; from the John Carter Brown Library, “The dedication of the library building; ” from Prince Korab, four of his works; from Cyrus J. Lawrence, 8 volumes and 4 pamphlets, relating to archaeology; from Dr. Henry M. Leipziger, 98 volumes and 6 pamphlets, works relating to the Jewish church service; from Hon. W. P. Letchworth, “Private charitable institutions in the City of New York,” issued by the Charitable Institutions Division of the Department of Finance of the City, 1904; from J. J. Little & Co., Robert A. Chesebrough's “Christmas guests and other poems,” New York, 1905; from Alexander Maitland, 185 volumes and 427 pamphlets, charitable reports, etc.; from the Methodist Library, 360 miscellaneous volumes and 2572 pamphlets; from Wilhelm Pettersen, “En ny slaegt, dramatisk digt,” Minneapolis, 1895; from Hon. T. C. Platt, the Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861–1865, vols. 1–2; from Mrs. Julia A. Pratt, a biography of Hon. Daniel Pratt, edited by Mrs. S. F. H. Tarrant, Richmond, 1904; from Ralph Curtis Ringwalt, a copy of his “Briefs on public questions,” New York, 1905; from Hon. George L. Rives, “Diario de las operaciones de la expedicion contra la Plaza de Panzacola concluida por las Armas de S. M. Católica baxo las Órdenes del Mariscal de Campo D. Bernardo de Galvez,” printed in Spain in 1781, with manuscript notes by Mr. Rives relative to the authorities to be consulted on the expedition; from Mrs. George R. W. Scott, a memorial of Rev. George Robert White Scott, Boston, 1905; from R. M. Smythe, a copy of his compilation “Obsolete American Securities and Corporations,” New York, 1904; from George Peabody Wetmore, a copy of De B. Randolph Keim's “Sherman, a memorial in art, oratory and literature by the Society of the Army of the Tennessee with the aid of the Congress of the United States, prepared under the direction of Col. Thomas W. Symons;” from Clinton R. Woodruff, 6 volumes, 28 pamphlets and 13 periodicals, all relating to civic reform; and from Francis E. Woodruff, Part III. of “A branch of the Woodruff stock,” Morristown, 1905.

At the LENox branch the exhibition of British Mezzotints loaned by Mr. J. Pier

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