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Amasa C. Washburn
Amasa C. Washburn
TitleAmasa C. Washburn
SubjectBloomington, Illinois; Pioneers; Frontier & Pioneer Life; Libraries; Librarians
Description""The library of the First Presbyterian Sunday School was probably the first collection of books brought to McLean County, which could be dignified by the title of a library. This was brough by Amasa C. Washburn in 1833."" One of eight members at beginning of First Presbyterian Church Jan 26, 1833. ""Pioneer teacher and prominent layman of the early days"" (Hometown in the Cornbelt IV 58, 61)
CreatorA. Frink
SourcePeople; Illinois Picture File 34
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CollectionBloomington-Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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