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BOX 1-21 Administrative File, 1955-1996
Memoranda, correspondence, meeting minutes, board reports, funding reports, and press releases detailing the Council of Library Resources founding, operations, and activities. Of particular note is series of memoranda from Vice-President Melville Ruggles and Program Officer Carl Spaulding to President Verner W. Clapp that dates between 1956 and 1966. This material details office procedures, pending projects and proposals, travel logs, and meeting notes, among other topics. Also included in this series are materials documenting funding sources, long range planning, organizational summaries and histories, and publications. A press release file reflects major projects, achievements, and milestones reached by the Council on Library Resources between 1957 and 1995.
Arranged alphabetically by topic.
BOX 1 Annual report, 1965, 1993-1995
(2 folders)
BOX 1 Case and mission statements, 1992-1993
BOX 1 Chronological file
BOX 1 1955-1957
(5 folders)
BOX 2 1958, Jan.-Nov.
(5 folders)
BOX 3 1958, Dec.-1959, Nov. 12
(5 folders)
BOX 4 1959, Nov. 16-1960, July 11
(5 folders)
BOX 5 1960, July 14-1961, June 7
(6 folders)
BOX 6 1961, June 14-1962, Nov. 14
(6 folders)
BOX 7 1962, Nov. 19-1963, Oct.
(6 folders)
BOX 8 1963, Nov.-1964, Nov. 3
(6 folders)
BOX 9 1964, Nov. 12-1965, Oct. 22
(6 folders)
BOX 10 1965, Oct. 25-1966, Nov. 12
(5 folders)
BOX 11 1966, Nov. 14-1967, June 28
(6 folders)
BOX 12 1967, July-1969, Nov.
(8 folders)
BOX 13 1970-1971, 1994
(4 folders)
BOX 13 Development committee report, 1993
BOX 13 Fellows, 1969-1978
BOX 13 Financial statements, 1993-1994
BOX 13 Funding source analysis, 1994
BOX 13 Long range planning, 1981-1988
BOX 14 Memoranda
BOX 14 1956-1960, Mar.
(10 folders)
BOX 15 1960, Apr.-1962, Nov.
(9 folders)
BOX 16 1963, Jan.-1965, Dec.
(9 folders)
BOX 17 1966-1969, Mar.
(9 folders)
BOX 18 1969, Apr.-1971
(7 folders)
BOX 19 Newsletter survey, 1993
BOX 19 Organizational histories, 1956, 1986-1994
(3 folders)
BOX 19 Photographs, undated
BOX 19 President search committee, 1990
BOX 19 Press and clippings, 1956-1978
BOX 19 Press releases
BOX 19 1957-1965
(4 folders)
BOX 20 1966-1975, 1985-1995
(8 folders)
BOX 20 Program Planning committee, 1982
BOX 20 Publications, 1957-1960, 1971-1996, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 21 (1 folder)
BOX 21 Twenty year report, 1976-1977
BOX 21-27 President's Files, 1937-2001
Articles, speech transcripts, reports, and correspondence created or collected by past presidents of CLIR and its originating organizations. Represented individuals include Verner W. Clapp, Patricia Battin, and Deanna B. Marcum. The Clapp files comprise articles authored by Clapp, W. J. Barrow, Lee Edmonds Grove, and the National Bureau of Standards, and files pertaining to Clapp's death, memorial services, tributes, and affairs. The Battin files primarily document her various speaking engagements and authored articles between 1979 and 2001. Project files, awards, and records related to her tenure at Columbia University is also included. The Marcum files comprise authored articles, newsletters and reports created by the Commission on Preservation and Access and the Council on Library Resources in the years prior to the merge. Some material reflecting presentations is also included, as are research files and drafts for her dissertation. Little to no evidence exists in Marcum’s files detailing the Council and Commission’s merger, her role as the manager of the merge, or her responsibilities as president of the newly combined organizations.
Arranged alphabetically by name.
BOX 21 Battin, Patricia
BOX 21 Articles, 1979-1996, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 21 Awards and commendations, 1995-1999
BOX 21 Books and book chapters, 1980-1998
BOX 21 Clippings, 1978-1991
BOX 21 Columbia University, New York, N.Y., reports, 1984
BOX 21 Consultancies, 1978, 1984
BOX 21 Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper, by Nicholson Baker, review, 2001
BOX 21 "The Electronic Library" (article and presentation), 1984-1990
BOX 21 "Libraries, Computers, and Scholarship" (article and presentation), 1981-1982
BOX 21 Library education, 1983-1984
BOX 22 Remarks and addresses, 1978-2000
(8 folders)
BOX 22 Research Libraries Group, 1979-1983
BOX 23 Scholarly Information Center (journal), 1986-1987
BOX 23 Virtual Library project, 1996
BOX 23 Clapp, Verner W.
BOX 23 Article reviews, 1958-1968
BOX 23 Articles, 1956-1975
(3 folders)
BOX 23 Barrow, W.J. articles, 1948-1970
BOX 23 Biographical sketches, circa 1969-1972
BOX 23 Death and affairs, 1972
BOX 23 Disposition of papers report, 1973
BOX 23 Grove, Lee Edmonds articles, 1962-1966
BOX 23 Memorial service, 1972, June
BOX 23 National Bureau of Standards reports, 1937, 1959, 1967-1971
(2 folders)
BOX 24 (4 folders)
BOX 24 Obituaries, 1972
BOX 24 Permalife pamphlets - Standard Paper Manufacturing Co., undated
BOX 24 Preservation reports (general), 1959-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 25 Tributes, 1972
BOX 25 Marcum, Deanna B.
BOX 25 Articles, 1983-1984, 1990-1997
(4 folders)
BOX 25 Commission on Preservation and Access reports and newsletters, 1991-1995
BOX 25 Council on Library Resources reports, 1983-1987
BOX 25 Correspondence, 1995-1996
BOX 25 "Developing Leadership Skills" resource book, 1979
BOX 25 Dissertation
BOX 25 Drafts, circa 1989-circa 1992
BOX 25 Notes, circa 1989-circa 1992
BOX 26 Prospectus, 1989
BOX 26 Research, circa 1989-circa 1992
(8 folders)
BOX 26 "The Rural Public Library in America at the Turn of the Century," 1989
BOX 26 Network Advisory Committee, 1995
BOX 27 Presentations, 1984-1992
(2 folders)
BOX 27 Reappointments, 1992-1996
BOX 27-131 Correspondence, 1956-2000
Letters sent and received by CLIR and its originating organizations between 1956 and 2000 relating to operations, funding, projects, and collaborations with other libraries and library organizations. Groupings of correspondence were maintained as received in an alphabetical file and chronological file.
Arranged into two subseries: Alphabetical and Chronological.
BOX 27-95 Alphabetical, 1956-1972
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