"The formation of the Calcutta Public Library in 1836. was a non-governmental institution and was run on a proprietary basis.
The Imperial Library was formed in 1891 but the use of the library was restricted to the superior officers of the…"
"About Librarians at
Calcutta Public Library
Imperial Library Calcutta (Merged) (John Macfarlane) First Librarian
Imperial Library India (Hari Nath De) First Librarian
National Library India (B S Kesavan) First…"