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BOX 58-60 Kay D. Guiles
Office files from Kay D. Guiles containing items about the International Meeting(s) of Cataloging Experts, the International Standard Bibliographic Description, miscellaneous items about the RECON Pilot Project and the early days of the MARC Distribution Service, and copies of correspondence from 1968-1976. As the senior bibliographic specialist in the MARC Development Office he was responsible for the coordination with the cataloging divisions concerning the impact of the (new) cataloging code on the MARC formats and the implementation of the new cataloging rules. These items were transferred directly from Mr. Guiles' office.
BOX 58 IMCE (1969-71?)
BOX 58 Working Party (on) Standard Bibliographic Description
BOX 58 Copenhagen meeting, 1969
BOX 58 Working papers, drafts, etc.
BOX 58 Meeting (reports, papers, etc.)
BOX 58 Cataloging specifications
BOX 58 Implementation in LC—(Phase) I
BOX 58 Implementation in LC—(Phase) II
BOX 58 (M, i.e., Monographs) outline
BOX 58 (NBM, i.e., Nonbook Materials)
BOX 58 Comments on published versions of text
BOX 58 Final comments and drafts
BOX 58 History of Development of ISBD
BOX 58 Punctuation
BOX 58 Test (for) collation spacing
BOX 58 Supporting documents
BOX 58 Printout of MARC records—records on first test tape for MARC Distribution Service (1969)
BOX 59 MARC Pilot Project (progress reports, miscellaneous memos, input manual draft and notes)
BOX 59 Drafts for changes to manuals (based on issuances of Cataloging Service Bulletin)
BOX 59 Data preparation manual and operator's manual for MT/ST (background documents in notebook)
BOX 59 University of Chicago papers (description of data base management system)
BOX 59 Core collection titles (Core collection for college libraries project)
BOX 59 Correspondence
BOX 59 1966-68
BOX 59 1969-75
BOX 59 1976
BOX 59 MARC/RECON minutes
BOX 59 1971-73
BOX 59 1968-70
BOX 59 Highlights/Gospel (According to MARC) (MDO newsletters)
BOX 59 Mini-MARC agenda
BOX 60 MARC Distribution Service
BOX 60 Online
BOX 60 Price lists and schedules, historical
BOX 60 MARC workfile record action statistics (1974)
BOX 60 Statistics (1969-70)
BOX 60 MARC staff meeting minutes, 1974-
BOX 60 MARC history and original MARC decisions (with regard to data preparation manual)
BOX 60 MSPG (late 1960s?)
BOX 60 Weekly reports
BOX 60 Cost analysis
BOX 60 Memos
BOX 60 Miscellaneous
BOX 60 Memos
BOX 60 Memos, other correspondence to staff
BOX 60 Code lists, miscellaneous tagging, notes, implementation
BOX 60 Subject Cataloging Division test
BOX 60 Types of input worksheets
BOX 60 Research titles, old
BOX 60 Research titles, foreign
BOX 60 Sample (results), 1949-68
BOX 60 MARC transcription manual (late 1960s?)
BOX 60 Data preparation manual (4th edition)
BOX 60 Notes
BOX 60 Draft
BOX 60 Draft notes and comments/AACR2
BOX 60 MARC editing manual (i.e., Data preparation manual) (4th edition) (copy of "published" version)
BOX 60 ISO/Processing Dept. meetings
BOX 60 Implementation-memos to and from Processing Dept.
BOX 60 Format—notes, comments about 5th (?) edition
BOX 60 MARC I background to MARC II
BOX 61; 123 Henriette D. Avram
Personal files from Henriette D. Avram containing miscellaneous items about MARC and RECON, an assortment of publications, copies of articles or reprints about her (but not by her), and letters from the participants of the MARC Pilot Project accepting the invitation from the Library to participate in the project. In addition, a number of souvenirs or memorabilia have been included. These items were transferred directly from Mrs. Avram's files. A bibliography of items written by Mrs. Avram has been updated through 1988 and is included in the archives.
BOX 61 Format Recognition Process for MARC Records: A Logical Design (1970)
BOX 61 MARC Manuals Used by the Library of Congress (lst-2nd editions, 1969-70)
BOX 61 MARC Distribution Service (articles from LCIB and other sources collected by Lenore Maruyama)
BOX 61 Miscellaneous publications and reprints
BOX 61 Planning memo no. 3 (i.e., A Proposed Format for a Standardized Machine-Readable Catalog Record) (1965)
BOX 61 The Library of Congress as the National Bibliographic Center (1976)
BOX 61 Letters from MARC Pilot participants accepting invitation to join (originals)
BOX 61 "Philosophy behind the Proposed Format for a Library of Congress Machine-Readable Record." By Henriette D. Avram. In Institute on Information Storage and Retrieval, 2nd, University of Minnesota, 1965. Information Retrieval with Special Reference to the Biomedical Sciences (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1966). p. 155-74.
BOX 61 ISS planning memo no. 3 (i.e., A Proposed Format for a Standardized Machine-Readable Catalog Record (master copy)
BOX 61 The MARC II Format
BOX 61 Master Xerox copy
BOX 61 Preliminary edition (not for distribution)
BOX 61 Miscellaneous items about Henriette D. Avram, but not by her
BOX 61 Articles, announcements, etc. in LCIB
BOX 61 The Library of Congress: Services to Congress (brochure) (1977)
BOX 61 "Standardization in Relation to Medical Librarianship: A Survey." By H. Oatfield. Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress of Medical Librarianship, Amsterdam, 5-9 May 1969, p. 59-79 (Excerpts Medica International Congress Series, no. 208)
BOX 61 American Libraries, April 1976, p. 190-91: "LC Staff Flux Rivals Changes of I Ching."
BOX 61 American Libraries, December 1975, p. 664: "Processing and the Process of Power at the Library of Congress."
BOX 61 Miscellaneous publications, e.g., Processing Dept, newsletter
BOX 61 Miscellaneous items
BOX 61 Translation into Japanese of article by Henriette Avram, "The Library of Congress—National and International Automation Activities." (1977)
BOX 61 Clipping from Washington Star, January 23, 1966, p. C-ll: "Library of Congress Study Tests Card Index Network"
BOX 61 Press releases—Council on Library Resources
BOX 61 Copies of journal articles
BOX 61 Articles, announcements, etc. in LCIB
BOX 61 Handwritten notes (from John G. Lorenz, Deputy Librarian of Congress)
BOX 61 Letters from:
BOX 61 Pauline Atherton (May 26, 1970)
BOX 61 American Library Association (about MARC Institutes)
BOX 61 John G. Lorenz (Deputy Librarian of Congress)
BOX 61 Congressman John Brademas
BOX 61 Andrew Aines (COSATI)
BOX 61 A Decade of MARC in the USA: A Comprehensive Reference List of the Literature, 1965-1975. By Eileen T. Canning. (Olympia, Wash.: Evergreen State College, March 1975) 47 p. (Contracted Studies Report: "MARC System Bibliography")
BOX 123 MARC Souvenirs
BOX 123 Miniature license tags, "MARC," from Washington, D.C., McDonaldland, Virginia, Rhode Island, Tennessee (3 tags, 2 identical), Maryland, U.S.A., California, U.S.A, '76 Bicentennial, Virgin Islands. Florida
BOX 123 Name tag, "MUMM'S THE WORD," text cut out from newspaper
BOX 123 Miniature liqueur bottle, "Marc," Topas brand name?
BOX 123 Cigar, with label "MARK IV," and note attached from Judith Werdel
BOX 123 Flowchart—Kay Guiles (labelled "Machine Input/Procedures, Kay Guiles, April 1966"; in frame with plastic covering)
BOX 123 MARC I production charts (originals, with Xeroxed copies of some charts)
BOX 123 Title pages and subject (for survey/study, MARC Pilot Project? Copies of title pages from publications included together with instructions on how to code)
BOX 123 Miscellaneous reports
BOX 123 "The MARC Search Service," Library of Congress Information Bulletin, February 20, 1976, p. 105 (announcing capability to search MARC data base online)
BOX 123 "Processing Department Automation Effort: A Three- Pronged Approach," (1976? printed (paper) copies of transparencies)
BOX 123 Miscellaneous items
BOX 123 "Check list for Supervisors"
BOX 123 Peanuts comic strip
BOX 123 Buttons (3)
BOX 123 Quote from Theodore Roosevelt, ’It is not the critic who counts ..."
BOX 123 Sign, "The Only Reality Is a Working Program," in Gothic calligraphic letters
BOX 123 Panel of drawings of swings, labelled "As Proposed by the Project Sponsor, As Specified in the Project Request ..."
BOX 123 Postcards (2), with automation-related sayings
BOX 123 (In plastic sheet protector): clippings from newspaper about "MARC"—one ad for apartments, author "Marc Reizman," with note from Ted Leach; diagram "Onward and Upward"—stairs going in "circle"
BOX 123 MARC Editorial Division 20th anniversary—Program and invitation, March 15, 1989, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Mumford Room
BOX 123 National Library Network (parts of ad pasted in manila folder—with caption "For the Most (Library) Service Coast to Coast picture of Mrs. Avram's head pasted over original, arms cradling map of U.S.: caption "THINK BIG" at bottom; also note from Mrs. Avram to Carol Nemeyer, with response)
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