The Stillwater Library Association Treasurer's Book contains the financial records of the Stillwater Library Association including lending receipts, private donations from individuals and businesses, fundraising, the librarian�s salary, expenditures for books and day to day operating expenses.
Stillwater Library Association Record Book includes meeting minutes, content of the collection, funding sources, lending practices, day to day operations of the library, and the names of the members of the Stillwater Library Association. The volume also describes the orderly transfer of the Stillwater Library Association records and collections to the newly formed Stillwater Public Library.
The Stillwater Library Association's handwritten record book includes detailed meeting minutes from 1870 - 1896. Elections of officers, fundraising events, finances, book acquisitions, membership lists and day to day library business transactions are meticuluosly recorded.
The Record documents the formation of the Stillwater Library Association on Jun 7, 1859. The Constitution, a membership list and detailed meeting minutes including the election of officers and book acquisitions are meticulously recorded. The Stillwater Library Association was formed as a city library association in 1859, and the Stillwater Public Library still operates as a city library today.
The Stillwater Library Association's printed 1874 Catalogue of Books contains 535 titles in the areas of science, history and biography, travel and advenutre, fiction and miscellaneous. A list of library rules is also included in the catalogue.