Description : Collection includes about 8,000 vols. donated by Isaiah Thomas, founder of the Society. The catalogue is "almost wholly the work of the late lamented librarian, Christopher C. Baldwin ... completed and brought up to the present date by ... Maturin L. Fisher."
Description : This is the second edition, revised, of The Collections and Programs of the American Antiquarian Society - A 175th Anniversary Guide (1987). The American Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by the famed printer-patriot Isaiah Thomas. Today, its library houses the world's best and most accessible collections of material related to the history and culture of the United States to the year 1876.