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    Attached to this post is an Excel file containing recent additions to the Fine Arts Department. Once you open the file you will see links to the online catalog that will facilitate item requests. Be sure to visit our blog regularly to be the first to check out these new items!

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    The Cleveland Public Library is home to a unique source of original documents from the East India Company. First chartered by Elizabeth I in 1600, the company became the de facto rulers of India until the Sepoy rebellion of 1858, when the British government took control of the country.

     

    The collection has over 250 manuscripts, which total over 30,000 pages. The majority of the documents relate to the years 1741-1859. Its contents cover the historical, geographic, administrative, political and military activities of both the British and Indian populations. The collection includes a letter signed by George III, as well as a narrative account of a company official's life in India. Other notable people who inform the collection are Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington, Lord Cornwallis,...

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    Vince Robinson and the Jazz PoetsCleveland Public Library will host a series of four jazz concerts to mark the 2007 Adult Summer Reading Club. The theme of this year’s summer-long club is “Poetry, Prose, and a Passion for Reading.”

     

    The Adult Summer Reading Club runs from June 15th to August 3rd. To enter the weekly prize drawings adults 18 years or older may pick up, fill out, and submit entry forms at any Cleveland Public Library branch or the Main Library downtown. There will be a Grand Prize Drawing on Friday, August 10th. Participants must read one book or three magazine...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    Attached to this post is an Excel file containing recent additions to the Fine Arts Department. Once you open the file you will see links to the online catalog that will facilitate item requests. Be sure to visit our blog regularly to be the first to check out these new items!

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    The Cleveland Public Library is home to a unique source of original documents from the East India Company. First chartered by Elizabeth I in 1600, the company became the de facto rulers of India until the Sepoy rebellion of 1858, when the British government took control of the country.

     

    The collection has over 250 manuscripts, which total over 30,000 pages. The majority of the documents relate to the years 1741-1859. Its contents cover the historical, geographic, administrative, political and military activities of both the British and Indian populations. The collection includes a letter signed by George III, as well as a narrative account of a company official's life in India. Other notable people who inform the collection are Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington, Lord Cornwallis,...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    Vince Robinson and the Jazz PoetsCleveland Public Library will host a series of four jazz concerts to mark the 2007 Adult Summer Reading Club. The theme of this year’s summer-long club is “Poetry, Prose, and a Passion for Reading.”

     

    The Adult Summer Reading Club runs from June 15th to August 3rd. To enter the weekly prize drawings adults 18 years or older may pick up, fill out, and submit entry forms at any Cleveland Public Library branch or the Main Library downtown. There will be a Grand Prize Drawing on Friday, August 10th. Participants must read one book or three magazine...

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