A Forgotten Name: Lyman Draper, Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Historical Society, 1854-1886
King, Robyn A.
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The purpose of this paper is to discuss Lyman Copeland Draper as a man, the history of collection development in the United States, Draper's collection development methods, his time at the Wisconsin Historical Society, and some of his influences. This paper will conclude with an argument of how Draper has been an influence in Wisconsin in many ways that have previously been explored, but never put together to inform readers of all of his successes and influences.
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891
State Historical Society of Wisconsin--History
State libraries--Wisconsin--Special collections
Collection development (Libraries)--United States--History
Collection development (Libraries)--Methodology