Editorial Committee Minutes and Correspondence, 1924-1940, 1971-1982 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 13/1/1
Acquired: 01/17/1974. 10/21/1991
Volume: 3.0 Cubic Feet
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Description: Minutes and correspondence of Editorial Committee from the files of Emily Van Dorn Miller, Editor of Publications (April 1924-July 1935), Everett O. Fontaine, Chief of the Department of Publishing and Cooperative Services (August 1935-November 1951) and Donald Stewart, Associate Executive Director for Publishing (1971-82), contains status reports on publishing projects, summaries of reader's reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, dockets of Publishing Board meetings at annual and midwinter conferences and copies of ballots for committee voting on manuscripts, includes reports from the Reading with a Purpose series and on the committee's difficulties with Isadore Mudge. Note: the editor or chief of publications prepared the docket of business for the Editorial Committee meetings, acted as secretary to the committee and reported to the group on problems arising in connection with publishing activities.