Acquisitions Department Correspondence, 1925-1983 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 35/2/40
Volume: 3.7 cubic feet
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Description: Acquisitions Department Correspondence including order cards, announcements, correspondence, notes, receipts, reports, schedules, surveys, vouchers, clippings, newsletters, lists, plans and inventories received from or sent to administrators, library officials, faculty, colleagues, booksellers, and donors concerning equipment, personnel, notable acquisition (Churchill and Sandburg Collections), procedures, job descriptions, World War II, serials records, Farminton Plan, gifts and exchanges, budgets, ALA Mid-Winter Conferences, building plans, dissertations, faculty buying, post office and customs regulations, PL480, preservation, Residence Hall Collections, subscriptions, Undergraduate Library Collection, university presses, policy statements, retirement of Robert B. Downs, English Department, automation systems and statistics. This series also includes Periodical Department (1914-53) and Serials Department (1954-95) Acquisitions File, containing a sample (1914, 1923, 1955) of purchase orders, exchange requests, claim requests, and related correspondence regarding periodical or serials titles ordered by the University. The remainder of the Periodicals Department Acquisitions file was destroyed in 2003 under a Records Disposal Authorization.