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dc.contributor.authorRucker, Amanda E.
dc.contributor.authorBossinger, Amanda.
dc.contributor.otherBentley, Fred D., Sr.
dc.coverage.spatialKennesaw, Georgia
dc.identifier.citationFred D. Bentley Sr. Interview Clips, 2011-03-25, Kennesaw State University oral history series, HIST 4425 50th Anniversary Series, 2011, KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University.
dc.descriptionA selection of clips from an oral history interview with Mr. Fred D. Bentley Sr. conducted on March 25, 2011. In the first clip Mr. Bentley Sr. discusses the genesis of his book collecting efforts, which involved the first appearance of Oliver Twist published in Bentley’s Miscellany. The second clip covers the original purpose of the rare book room and provides some details of its creation. The third clip Mr. Bentley addresses the décor of the rare book room, talks about one of his favorite pieces, and discusses the overall pride he feels over the space.
dc.description.abstractCollection of clips from an oral history interview with Mr. Fred D. Bentley Sr. conducted on March 25, 2011.
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dc.subjectoral histories.
dc.subjectKennesaw State University.
dc.subjectRare books.
dc.subjectBook collecting--United States.
dc.subjectBentley, Fred D., Sr.
dc.titleFred D. Bentley Sr. Interview Clips, March 25, 2011

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