Joseph Conrad Library

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Joseph Conrad Library

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Includes black and white and color photographs of the Joseph Conrad Library at 25 South Street and 15 State Street, SCI's headquarters from 1913-1967 and 1968-1985, respectively. Interior views of the library, including close-ups of the Joseph Conrad statue, and candid shots of merchant mariners reading and interacting with librarians are represented under this subject. Portraits of Joseph Conrad are included as well. Of particular note is the presentation of the Conrad Collection to the Joseph Conrad Library by B. Anne Papantonio, Executive Vice President of the Johnson Reprint Corporation, on April 11, 1983. Along with Papantonio, the following people are seen in this topic: Frank Huntington, SCI’s Director of Education; SCI librarians Bonnie Golightly and Bob Wolk; and maritime historian Frank Braynard.

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