Uses For Vintage Card Catalogs


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7 hours ago How we used vintage library card catalogs. Article from The Union Appeal (Union, Mississippi) November 24, 1976. Do you know how to use the card

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6 hours ago We been on the lookout for an old card catalog or apothecary cabinet in our price range, since these multi-purpose pieces are so useful. They make great organizers, tables, and shelves.Click through the links for photos and more information on each idea. Repurpose it into a mini bar. Transform it into a coffee table. Use it as a book and display shelf.

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2 hours ago old card catalogs are often put up for sale on auction sites and at estate sales. although its sad to see them go, its good that new owners can put them to other uses. the really good ones are beautifully worn. if they could talk, they would probably have dozens of stories to tell after decades in service.

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1 hours ago Card catalogues were once vital components of libraries; most were beautifully crafted of durable materials. Now some enterprising librarians are finding ways to repurpose card catalogues as storage sites and charging stations for e-book readers. It turns out that the drawers were just the right size for most of the common eReaders. All the case needed was a few …

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4 hours ago 100 Vintage Library Catalog Cards! Great for weddings, parties, card making, journals, mixed media, Collage++. Ad by BMooreVintage Ad from shop BMooreVintage. BMooreVintage. From shop BMooreVintage. 5 out of 5 stars. (94) $8.99. Add to Favorites.

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4 hours ago Sep 19, 2013 - Explore Belmont Public Library's board "Repurposed Card Catalogs", followed by 668 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about card

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Just Now In an 1898 card catalog handbook, Melvil Dewey even gave instructions on what types of cursive should be used by catalogers on handwritten cards. “Legibility is the main consideration,” he wrote.

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5 hours ago A vintage card catalog cabinet is much the same as any other antique piece of furniture. A quality piece is going to cost much more than other alternatives. Quality is based on age, condition, construction, and materials used. Size is also a factor. Smaller card catalog cabinets seem to be more desirable and usually have a larger per drawer

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Just Now Apr 5, 2012 - Explore Suze's board "Refurbing Card Catalogs", followed by 975 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about card catalog, library card catalog, card catalog cabinet.

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8 hours ago 100 Vintage Library Catalog Cards! Great for weddings, parties, card making, journals, mixed media, Collage++. Ad by BMooreVintage Ad from shop BMooreVintage. BMooreVintage. From shop BMooreVintage. 5 out of 5 stars. (100) $8.99. More like this.

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6 hours ago The ‘newer’ card catalogs don’t have as much value as the more vintage ones. The value also depends on which library the card catalog lived it’s life in. I saw one from the Harvard Law Library for a WHOPPING $5,000! I think you should make it your own! Have fun with it! Fill it with beautiful treasures.

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Just Now A vintage wood card catalog gets a fresh new makeover with stain and hairpin legs. #cardcatalog #vintagedecor #minwax #hairpin #hairpinlegs #furnituremakoever #modern #refinishedfurniture Before & After: Vintage Card Catalog Makeover Little House of Four - Creating a beautiful home, one thrifty project at a time.:

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9 hours ago The catalog cards were 5 x 12.25 cm (2 x 5 inches) inches wide and two inches high. Although some variations of the card catalog existed in American libraries as early as the 1840s, those catalogs were primarily for staff use. The Harvard catalog was the first created for public use. For more on the catalog cards used by Harvard click here.

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5 hours ago I’ve had an obsession with library card catalogs for a couple years. I think they’re unique and there’s history behind them. That, and they’re basically the pygmy hippopotamuses of furniture. Because I’m pretty certain the majority of libraries use online book cataloging now. Goodbye, Dewey Decimal. Enjoy your forced retirement.

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What to do with 100 vintage library catalog cards?

Find something memorable, join a community doing good. Apothecary cabinet , card catalogue cabinet. Desktop storage, crafts, sewing 100 Vintage Library Catalog Cards! Great for weddings, parties, card making, journals, mixed media, Collage++

What do you put on a card catalog?

Card Catalog. These card catalogs offer a wealth of information about the contents of that library. On a typical card catalog entry, it will include the title of that book, the author of the book, the year of publication, number of pages, the reference number in the Library of Congress, and the library call number for that particular library.

Is there a card catalog that is still in use?

A card catalog that is still in use, though no new cards have been added since December 1980. The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a classification system that was first developed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to organize and arrange the book collections of the Library...

Who made card catalogs and card catalog cabinets?

Both catalog card stock and card catalog cabinets were marketed by Library Bureau, the library supply company founded by Melvil Dewey. The company was legally established in 1881although its predecessors date back to 1876. By 1886 the Library Bureau had an extensive line of products related to card catalogs.

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