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BOX 46-55 American Book Publishers Council/Association of American Publishers, 1931-1973
Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, pamphlets, programs, brochures, reports, and statements relating to Mathews's work with the American Library Association through her positions at the American Book Publishers Council as well as her work chairing a variety of committees including the Broadcasting subcommittee. In 1972, the American Book Publishers Council merged with several other organizations and was renamed the Association of American Publishers. This series contains materials generated by both entities and are interfiled.
The majority of the series is arranged alphabetically topic or type of material. Material within the folders is arranged as received.
BOX 46 American Libraries Association
BOX 46 Adult Services
BOX 46 Correspondence, 1969-1972
(2 folders)
BOX 46 Newsletters, 1971, undated
BOX 46 Reading for an Age of Change (reading guides), 1962
(2 folders)
BOX 47 Broadcasting subcommittee, 1960-1961, 1966
BOX 47 Catholic Library Services, 1961-1962, undated
BOX 47 Committee on School and Library Promotion, 1963
BOX 47 Committee on Reading Development
BOX 47 Bibliographies, children with mental and physical disabilities, 1966-1969
BOX 47 Children, culturally deprived, 1965-1967
BOX 47 Children's Television Workshop, non-broadcasting division, 1970
BOX 47 Correspondence
BOX 47 Dudley, Margaret, 1963-1964
BOX 47 Lacy, Dan, 1962-1965
BOX 47 Committee members, 1969-1972
(2 folders)
BOX 47 Interoffice mail, 1965-1972
BOX 47 Waller, Theodore, 1970-1973
(1 folder)
BOX 48 (1 folder)
BOX 48 Easy-To-Read materials, 1961
BOX 48 Education technology, 1968-1971
BOX 48 Family reading, 1954, undated
BOX 48 High school reading programs, 1958-1959, 1965
BOX 48 History and chronologies, 1951, 1969-1972
BOX 48 International Reading Association
BOX 48 Correspondence, 1967-1972
(2 folders)
BOX 48 Publications, 1951, 1961-1968
BOX 48 International Company, "Send Me a Man who Reads" (advertising campaign), circa 1961
BOX 48 Literacy and juvenile delinquency, 1963
BOX 48 Memoranda, 1962-1966
BOX 48 Meetings, 1958-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 49 (10 folders)
BOX 50 (2 folders)
BOX 50 New administration, 1970-1973
BOX 50 New members, 1971-1972
BOX 50 Preschool reading, 1956, 1966
BOX 50 Princeton Reading Retreat, 1968 See also Container 4, same heading
BOX 50 Printed matter, 1951-1961, 1971
BOX 50 Project on word information and usage (POWI), Fay, Leo, 1970-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 50 Readers with visual impairment, 1962-1966
BOX 50 Reading guidance for the gifted, 1959-1961
BOX 50 Reading in the Ghetto program, 1968-1969
BOX 51 Reading programs, 1968-1970
BOX 51 Reading research, 1966-1968, undated
BOX 51 Rural reading habits and library programs, 1931, 1940-1951
BOX 51 Soul Searching and Review committee, 1957, 1965-1972
BOX 51 Subcommittee on Children's Book Courses, 1954-1961
BOX 51 Teenage reading habits, 1959-1961
BOX 51 Conferences and workshops
BOX 51 Arden House Conference, Harriman, N.Y., 1961
BOX 51 Child Development and Daycare, New York, N.Y., 1970
BOX 51 Children and Books in a Changing World, Tarrytown, N.Y., 1966 See also Container 8, "Reading and Books in a Changing World,"
BOX 52 A Conference on Functional Illiteracy, New York, N.Y., 1964
BOX 52 Freedom to Read conferences, 1953, 1964
(2 folders)
BOX 52 School and library marketing conference, Buck Hill Falls, Penn., 1966
BOX 52 Council of the Americas, Books for the People Fund, 1970
BOX 52 Educational Media Council,
BOX 52 Correspondence, 1961-1973
(3 folders)
BOX 52 Directory of Media Personnel in Higher Education, 1973
BOX 52 Meetings, 1972-1973
BOX 52 Seminars, Standards for Educational Equipment, Media Utilization in Manpower Development and Training Programs, 1971-1973
(2 folders)
BOX 52 "Standards and the Education Consumer" (report), 1973
BOX 52 Executive Committee, special area programs for children, 1959
BOX 53 Expense accounts, 1963-1965, 1971-1972
(5 folders)
BOX 53 General correspondence, 1958-1972
(6 folders)
BOX 54 Meetings, 1968-1971
(4 folders)
BOX 54 Memoranda, to Dan Lacy, 1959-1960, 1966
BOX 54 National Book Committee, regarding redefining relationship, 1974
BOX 54 National Council of Teachers of English, 1969-1973
BOX 54 National Defense Education Act, 1960-1969
(4 folders)
BOX 54 President's Book of Your Own program, 1965-1967
(2 folders)
BOX 54 Project summaries, 1971-1972
BOX 54 Publications, 1973
BOX 54 Purposes and by-Laws, 1948
BOX 55 Reports, studies, and surveys
BOX 55 1971 statistics, 1971-1972
BOX 55 Informal report to Board of Directors, 1970
BOX 55 "Religious Book Marketing" (seminar report), 1961
BOX 55 "Study of Book Buying and Reading Habits of the College Student and the College Professor," 1972
BOX 55 School and Library Promotion and Marketing Committee, 1961-1962
(2 folders)
BOX 55 School Media Standards Implementation, 1961-1962
BOX 55 Secretariat, registrant list, 1965
BOX 55 Speeches and writings
BOX 55 Hecksher, August, "The New Leisure," 1965
BOX 55 Lacy, Dan,
BOX 55 "The Dissemination of Print," 1963
BOX 55 Miscellaneous articles, 1956-1966
BOX 55 Miscellaneous speeches, 1960, undated
BOX 55 Unidentified, circa 1965
BOX 56-66 American Library Association, 1949-1981
Correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, pamphlets, programs, brochures, reports, and statements relating to the American Library Association (ALA) and various affiliated organizations. Topics include educational programs and services, public libraries, library science, library funding, public relations, and organizational planning. A large portion of the series contains information on numerous divisions, sections, and subcommittees within ALA that Virginia Mathews either took part in or led. Also included are materials documenting annual ALA conferences and meetings that provide further detail into the structure of the American Library Association as well as its activities and programs promoting libraries, librarianship, reading, and books.
The majority of the series is arranged alphabetically with the exception of conferences and publications, which are arranged chronologically by year of event and material. Material within the folders is arranged as received.
BOX 56 Affiliated Organizations, 1957-1981
BOX 56 American Association of School Librarians
BOX 56 General, 1957-1961
(3 folders)
BOX 56 School Library Awards project, 1960-1969
(2 folders)
BOX 56 School Libraries Journal, 1958-1963
BOX 56 School Library Development Project, 1961-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 56 Standards for School Libraries, 1959-1960
(1 folder)
BOX 57 (2 folders)
BOX 57 American Association of State Libraries, 1959-1969
(2 folders)
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