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Bissell Library: History of Anatolia Libraries

History of Anatolia Libraries

Library Museum Merzifon, 1914

Inside the Merzifon Library

George Bissell with Socrates Eleftheriades

Bissell's Drawing

Bissell Schematic

Foundation stone laying ceremony

Building up Bissell

Keep on building

Towards the end

We are all done!

Keep going strong

A History of Anatolia College Libraries

Anatolia was setting trends in libraries as early as 1886

Early 20th Century 

Strong Support for a New Library and Museum to be named Alumni Hall by 1914

Trouble brewing after WWI

A brand new library in Thessaloniki (1924)

Saving books during WWII

Socrates Eleftheriades

A New Library (1961)

Eleftheriades (1989)

Bissell Library (2000)

 


References

[1] Report and Catalogue of Anatolia College Girls’ Boarding School and Hospital, Marsovan, Turkey 1901-2, – Librarian’s Report, p. 11

[2] George White, Adventuring with Anatolia College. Grinnell, IA: Herald-Register Pub. Co., 1940 ; Eleni Mouskeftaropoulou, Powerpoint slide 73

[3] Report and Catalogue of Anatolia College Girls’ Boarding School and Hospital, Marsovan, Turkey 1905-6, – Librarian’s Report, p. 26

[4] The Anatolian, Anatolia College Twenty-Fifth Year, Anatolia Girls’ School, Forty-Five Years’ Work, Anatolia Hospital, Marsovan Turkey, 1909-10, – Librarian’s Report, p. 14

[5] William W. McGrew, Educating Across Cultures: Anatolia College in Turkey and Greece. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015 p. 132 ; Anatolia College Annual Report, 1913

[6] The Anatolian, Anatolia College, Anatolia Girls’ School, Anatolia Hospital, Anatolia Theological Seminary, Marsovan Turkey, 1913-14, - Librarian’s Report, p. 27

[7] McGrew p.114 ; Anatolia College Annual Report, 1913

[8] McGrew 167-168 

[9] Michael R. Bash, The History of Anatolia College, (unpublished manuscript) 2010, p.6

[10] The Anatolian, 1948, p. 48 ; http://www.anatolia.edu.gr/

[11] George Yemenetzis, Interview, Nov. 27, 2001 ; McGrew 251

[12] The Anatolian, 1948, p. 48 ; McGrew 263

[13] Socrates Eleftheriades, Interview recorded by Carl Compton, Sept. 7, 1948 ; McGrew 270

[14] President’s Report 1959-1960; Anatolia College Catalog 1964-1965, p. 21-23 ; McGrew 300

[15] McGrew 356

[16] Julian Haynes to Board of Trustees, Oct. 23, 1989 ; President’s Report, 1997 p. 12 ; McGrew 374

[17] McGrew 399-400 ; Meeting of the ACT Governing Committee, Oct. 26, 1999; The Anatolian Oct. 2000

 

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