Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
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Hugh J. Chisholm wanted his employees at the Oxford Paper Company to have a quite place for reading and using books not easily available. The library and reading room in the Mechanics Institute, which he had built for his employees and their families, provided this service.
The photograph was published in a "Mechanics Institute, Rumford, Maine" booklet handed out at the building's ribbon cutting on November 9, 1911. It was published by University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
About This Item
- Title: Library and Reading Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911
- Creator: University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
- Creation Date: 1911-11-09
- Subject Date: 1911-11-09
- Town: Rumford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: booklet/ink on paper
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
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