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Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Libraries become vital part of Colonies, Georgia
roger allen
Roger Allen
Britain’s North American colonial libraries sprang up at the nation’s new educational institutions. The first library was established when Boston clergyman John Harvard donated his collection in the 1690s to the institution that now bears his name. The next major step in the formation of libraries came when Benjamin Franklin convinced The Junto (a Philadelphia literary discussion group) to form what became The Library Company of Philadelphia in 1831.
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