"The Relation of the State to the Public Library", (1889)
Melvil Dewey quotes
Birthdate: 10. December 1851
Date of death: 26. December 1931
Melville Louis Kossuth "Melvil" Dewey was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club. Wikipedia
Quotes Melvil Dewey
„The cheapness and quickness of modern methods of communication has been like a growth of wings, so that a thousand things which were thought to belong like trees in one place may travel about like birds.“
"Field and Future of Traveling Libraries". Home Education Department. Bulletin. State University of New York (1901), (40).