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Office of the Information Systems Specialist/Information Systems Office (Deputy Librarian of Congress) (continued)
BOX 69 "Conference on Libraries ... Report on the Proceedings." 9 p. (typescript)
BOX 69 "General Summary of the Conference: Conclusions and Recommendations." 13 p. (typescript, with some editorial corrections)
BOX 69 "Summary of the Discussions." 44 p. (most typescript, some copies)
BOX 69 "Appendix I. Opening Address: Dialogues with a Library Machine, by Don R. Swanson." 35 p. (draft)
BOX 69 "Appendix II. Summary of Remarks, by Rutherford D. Rogers." 7 p. (typescript)
BOX 69 "Appendix III. Biographies of Authors and Discussion Leaders." 6 p. (typescript)
BOX 69 "Appendix IV. State-of-the-Art Papers." (not included)
BOX 69 "Appendix V. List of Participants in the Conference." (copy, with some corrections)
BOX 69 (Carbon of typescripts as noted above)
BOX 69 (Photocopy of carbons?)
BOX 69 Publicity
BOX 69 Illustrations (negatives)
BOX 69 Conference on ... Reviews and Comments (articles from Library of Congress Information Bulletin and professional journals)
BOX 69 Verbatim Transcript of the Proceedings of the Conference on Libraries and Automation ... under the Sponsorship of ... Council on Library Resources, National Science Foundation, Library of Congress ... Airlie Foundation, Warrenton, Virginia, May 26-29, 1963. (Washington: Library of Congress, 1963)
BOX 69 "Session I. Discussion of Dr. Swanson's Talk on 'Design Requirements for a Future Library ’ " 17 p.
BOX 69 "Session II. Discussion on Black and Patrick Paper on 'File Organization and Conversion.' " 30 p.
BOX 69 "Session III. Discussion on Richard Libby's Paper on 'File Storage and Access.' " 81 p.
BOX 69 Session IV. Discussion of Samuel Alexander's Paper on 'Graphic Storage.' "
BOX 69 "Session V. Discussion of Paper by Sparks, Berul, and Waite on 'Output Printing.' " 41 p.
BOX 69 "Session VI. Discussion of Paper by Emling on 'Communications Systems for Libraries' and by Emling, Harris, McMains on 'Library Communications.’ " 48 p.
BOX 69 "Session (?). Introductory remarks by Verner W. Clapp ..." 1 p. (carbon)
BOX 69 "Session VII. Discussion of Paper by Gil King on ’Automated Library Systems.' " 71 p.
BOX 70 1966
BOX 70 Automation LC projects—Automation clearinghouse, MARC Pilot Project (miscellaneous correspondence, notes, MARC Pilot Project report #4)
BOX 70 Committees, conferences and meetings (American Library Association, American Documentation Institute, and others)
BOX 70 Organization. Includes: Functions and Activities, Procedures, Policy Decisions and Program Directives
BOX 70 Public activities—Articles & speeches (some prepared by Barbara Markuson and Samuel Snyder for Deputy Librarian of Congress and Librarian of Congress; carbons, edited drafts, copies, etc.)
BOX 70 Publications—"MARC Pilot Project Report No. 4; Final Technical Report Describing the MARC Pilot System," (prepared by United Aircraft Corporation, United Aircraft Corporate Systems Center) (Washington: Library of Congress, October 1966) 157 p. + appendixes (archive copy)
BOX 70 Reading file (letters, memos, reports—not complete)
BOX 70 1965
BOX 70 Automation—LC projects
BOX 70 ISS planning memo 1, 2 and 3 (miscellaneous correspondence, memos, drafts)
BOX 70 Machine-readable catalog record (miscellaneous correspondence, memos, drafts)
BOX 70 System development study (miscellaneous correspondence, memos, drafts)
BOX 70 Progress reports (Oct. 1964-March 1965)
BOX 70 California List (of Books for a College Library; project abandoned because of LC objections) (miscellaneous correspondence, memos)
BOX 70 Miscellaneous (correspondence, memos)
BOX 70 Consultants
BOX 70 Bregzis, Ritvars (University of Toronto Library)
BOX 70 Gillespie, Constantine (National Library of Medicine)
BOX 70 Committees, Conferences and Meetings
BOX 70 Automation Steering Group (LC)
BOX 70 COLA (Committee on Library Automation, independent unaffiliated group; predecessor of ALA's Information Science and Automation Division)
BOX 70 Interagency Committee on ADP
BOX 70 Miscellaneous
BOX 70 Contractors
BOX 70 Inforonics (progress reports, other documents)
BOX 70 Prospective
BOX 70 System Development Corporation (proposed project)
BOX 70 Proposals
BOX 70 Documentation, Inc.
BOX 70 ISO (correspondence, memos, drafts, various proposals for projects)
BOX 70 Miscellaneous (correspondence, memos, proposals related to outside projects)
BOX 70 United Aircraft
BOX 70 Personnel (most related to details, assignments to MARC project)
BOX 70 Public activities—Articles and addresses—ISO staff members
BOX 70 Publications (archive set)—Engineering Notes No. 1, 2, 3 (also memos about other publications)
BOX 70 No. 1. "Problems Associated with Converting Files to Machine-Readable Form," (by Don Rickerson) June 1965. 5 p.
BOX 70 No. 2. "Video Consoles," (by Don Rickerson) July 1965. 7 p.
BOX 70 No. 3. "Input Keyboard Design," (by Don Rickerson) September 1965. 5 p.
BOX 70 Reading files
BOX 70 Jan.-June 1965
BOX 70 July-Dec. 1965
BOX 71 "Mechanization of Services and Functions in the Library of Congress," (memo, March 24, 1960; distribution to other agencies)
BOX 71 "Mechanization of Services and Functions in the Library of Congress," (copy of memo above)
BOX 71 Survey Team—Committee on Mechanized Info. Retrieval
BOX 71 Annual reports
BOX 71 1957/58
BOX 71 1958/59
BOX 71 1959/60
BOX 71 1960/61
BOX 71 Minutes/agendas
BOX 71 Miscellaneous correspondence/memos
BOX 71 Reading file (1961-62)
BOX 71 Miscellaneous reports, memos, other documents
BOX 71 "Analysis of Use of Library Materials by Date and by Class," (results of 1962 sample; 2 carbon copies)
BOX 71 "Working Draft. Report on the Automation of the Library of Congress." 20 p.
BOX 71 "100 Consecutive Reference Requests Received by Union Catalog Division," (also Loan Division searches)
BOX 71 "Comparison of Title Page Data with Established Main Entries." 15 p.
BOX 71 (Functional Requirements: Process information file, serials, authorities, automated catalog and search logic, staff (and user) consoles)
BOX 71 "Definition of Categorization of Function Loads." (for Binding, Legislative Reference Service, LRS Library Services Division)
BOX 71 "Annual Report of the Office of the Information Systems Specialist, 1960-1961." 3 p.
BOX 71 "Survey of Information Organization, Storage and Retrieval in the Library of Congress. Meeting of the Survey Team, No. 1." (May 31, June 1, June 2, 1961) 17 p.
BOX 71 Miscellaneous reports from divisions
BOX 71 Exchange and Gift Division
BOX 71 Serial Division annual reports (1956/57, 1958/59)
BOX 71 (Reports providing statistics, current functions, projected savings with automation; not all documents contain data in all three categories)
BOX 71 Catalog Maintenance, Descriptive Cataloging, Exchange and Gift, Serial Record, Order, Loan, Union Catalog, Stack and Reader, Subject Cataloging Divisions
BOX 71 Central charge file, internal processing control file, serial record (internal processing control), authorities, catalog use, National Union Catalog, control of item handling and location count, circulation, accountability and service charging, publications ..., business data processing
BOX 71 (King Survey)
BOX 71 Project/Study Information Sheet: "Comparison of Title Page Data with Established Main Entries." (also sample results)
BOX 71 Carbon of list of titles
BOX 71 "Catalog Card Study," (by Barbara Markuson) 8 p. (sample taken from July-Sept. 1961 issue (author listing) of National Union Catalog)
BOX 71 Miscellaneous documents related to sample
BOX 71 Main Catalog (statistics as of Jan. 9, 1962)
BOX 71 Methodology
BOX 71 Correspondence (1964)
BOX 71 "Studies Related to Catalog Problems," (by Henry J. Dubester) (copy of article appearing in Library Quarterly, Jan. 1964, p. 97-105)
BOX 71 Project/Study Information Sheet(s)
BOX 71 "Number of First Cards Sold to Selected Libraries, by Month"
BOX 71 "Distribution of Printed Catalog Cards by Type and Year"
BOX 71 "Impact of LC Printed Card Service"
BOX 71 "Recording of Reference Queries and Response," (telephone and reader questions, Reference Dept.; dialogues: in-person reference)
BOX 71 (Surveys)
BOX 71 "Survey of Books Delivered to Readers in the General Public Reading Rooms of the Library of Congress According to Publication Dates," (1961, draft?)
BOX 71 "Analysis of Use of Library Materials by Date and by Class," (1962?; 1 copy and 1 carbon)
BOX 71 "Analysis of 944 Congressional Staff and Special Borrower Loans," (by Barbara Markuson) (8 May 1961)
BOX 71 "Analysis of Library of Congress Loans to Government Agency Libraries," (8 May 1961)
BOX 71 Serial Division (1961) (miscellaneous memos, correspondence, interview reports, charts/statistics)
BOX 71 Staff Assembly, April 19, 1960 (on mechanization in LC— memos, reports, transcripts of talks by Messrs. Angell and Spalding)
BOX 71 Serial Record (Re: RAMAC System for Mechanization) (1959) (IBM 305 RAMAC machine—punched card output?)
BOX 71 (King Survey)
BOX 71 "Automation and the Library of Congress; Report of the Survey Team," (revised draft, October 1963) 69 p.
BOX 71 Mechanization study (CLR grant 132)—Correspondence King, Gilbert W. (1961-64) (Planning Research Corp., later Itek Corp.)
BOX 71 Survey team—Budget
BOX 71 Appropriation sheets (1961-63) (memos, other documents related to allocations)
BOX 71 Contract with Planning Research Corporation (19617-62) (memos, invoices)
BOX 71 Overtime (1961-63) (memos)
BOX 71 Miscellaneous (1961-64)
BOX 71 Serial Record—Data from 1962 King Survey—Special Routing Survey (also other reports on routing)
BOX 71 "Selective Outline of Functions in the Library of Congress," (with annotations as to what functions should be automated, human functions, not needed)
BOX 71 Survey chronology (1962) (diary, reports prepared, reports of meetings, other documents); also includes Project/Study Information Sheet(s) for:
BOX 71 "A Pilot Study of the Use of the Stacks of the Library of Congress," (1960)
BOX 71 "Statistical Study of Readers and Book Service," (compiled by Dubester and Markuson for Kino- Report in 1961)
BOX 71 "Study of Heights of Books"
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