Pinto beans

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Wed Nov 20 16:00:51 UTC 2002

Hate to tell you this, Barry, but NYU will be going to off-site storage for little used books, as soon as we can find a place that will accept them.  Evidently we thought we could build the facility on Staten Island, but the neighbors raised up, clamoring "the garbage dump is bad enough, we will not tolerate books."  Even Staten Island folk have their pride, it seems.  Books will be fetched on 24 hour notice, according to the plan.  But we will see how the plan works out, in practice.


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African
Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998.
> PINTO BEANS--An antedate to DARE & OED & M-W is probably in this
> 1912 book.
> CATNYP tells me it's in the Science, Industry and Business
> Library, but I
> know call numbers and smell "offsite."  I'll probably get it on
> Saturday--but
> factor in a sixty percent chance of the bad old "not on shelf."
> Call #
>,-1,0,E/2browse">VPM p.v.32,no.28
>,-1,0,E/2browse">VPG (Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station. Bull. 68.)
> Author
>,-1,0,B/browse">Freeman, George Fouche, 1876-1930.
> Title   Southwestern beans and teparies / by G.F. Freeman.
> Imprint Tucson, Ariz. : [University of Arizona, 1912]
>,-1,,E/browse">VPM p.v. 32 no. 28       AVAILABLE
>,-1,,E/browse">VPG (Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station. Bull. 68.)
> Location    SIBL
> Govt. doc#  AES 1.3:B 85/68 azdocs
> Descript    p. [573]-619, [6] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.)
> ; 23 cm.
> Series
>,-1,0,B/browse">Bulletin (University of Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;
> no. 68.
> Note    "August 30, 1912."
>    Cover title.
>    Includes bibliographical references.
> Subject
> +Southwest%2C+New./dbeans+southwest+new/-5,-1,0,B/browse">Beans --
> Southwest, New.
> Add'l name
>,-1,0,B/browse">University of Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station.
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