Verner W. Clapp as opinion leader and change agent in the preservation of library materials

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  • Clapp, Verner W. -- 1901-1972.,
  • Library materials -- Conservation and restoration.

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Verner Warren Clapp (June 3, – J ) was a librarian and writer. Clapp was the son of American parents, who returned to the US after his birth in Johannesburg, South graduating at Trinity College, Connecticut, he studied philosophy at Harvard toClapp worked for the Library of Congress, where he was promoted to chief assistant librarian Alma mater: Harvard University, Trinity College.

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