Timeline - 1891

Date: 1891
Title: Linda Landon begins her career at MSU; first female instructor.
Description: In 1891 Mrs. Linda Landon began her 41 year long career as the college librarian. She loved the students and took great interest in them, which improved the quality of the library. Landon developed the first cataloging system for classifying books at M.A.C. based on the Cutter system. She had 16,466 volumes in her care in 1891. Landon also taught English at M.A.C. and Landon Hall in West Circle has been named after her. Source: The Spirit of Michigan State, J. Bruce McCristal
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