Correspondence, 1943-1990 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 17/1/5
Volume: 4.3 Cubic Feet
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Description: Monthly files carbon copies of Washington Office Director contains brochures, correspondence, and reports, includes correspondence sent from the National Relations Office in Washington, D.C. to ALA officers and members (October 1945 to August 1949), correspoondence with Carl Vitz, Chairman, Federal Relations Committee, Paul Howard, executive assistants Mary C. Tuomey (1947) and Viola I. Mauseth (1949) and public relations assistant Clara Fielder (1947-49).correspondence, brochures and pamphlets sent between the National Relations Office and state committees and officials relating to lobbying efforts, principally that favoring the Library Demonstration Bill, a report on Activities of the State-Federal Relations Committee (1947-48), names of interviewers, libraries who sent Bookmobile pictures (1947-48), correspondence between state committees and the National Relations Office, directives and address lists of State Coordinators (1943-49), clippings regarding the Library Development Fund (1944-45), information on the attitudes of Congressmen, Richard M. Nixon of California, and plans for the expansion of library services if federal support becomes available, Legislative Policy (1952-1969), Library Services in Rural Area (1953-1957), and Higher Education Facilities Act (1957, 1962, 1963).