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Bandić Štrbac, Ivana. (2018). Library of Ivan Paštirć in Split. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Hebrang Grgić, Ivana].

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The Library of Ivan Paštrić is the richest historical library in Split. It is the first public library in Split that, according to the wish of its donor Ivan Paštrić, the library was intended pro alumnorum et communi usu - for the students of the seminary and everyone else in the city of Split. In 1700, the seminary was opened in Split, and after six years in 1706 the library was opened. Paštrić was a priest in Rome and he send a few shipments of books from Rome to the core of the library. Throughout the year, the library grew and developed with various opportunities and inconveniences. Today, Paštrić's library has around 50,000 books and is a unique monument of culture not only for the city of Split but for the whole of Croatia. Given the importance that history has had for education and education of many generations, Paštrić's library is bound to keep in mind for future generations. For centuries, this library fulfilled its spiritual and intellectual task and preserved the cultural heritage of Split and Dalmatia.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ivan Paštrić Splićanin, the first public library in Split, Ivan Paštrić Library, history of the library in Split
Subjects: Information sciences > Librarianship
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Hebrang Grgić, Ivana
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2018 10:58
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2018 10:58

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