Correspondence, 1929-76 | The American Library Association Archives
Conference, Annual, Dallas, Tx (1989)
Conference, Annual, New Orleans, La (1988)
Conference, Annual, New York, Ny (1986)
Conference, Annual, San Francisco, Ca (1987)
Library Services and Construction Act
National Library Week
Radio and Television Publicity
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Correspondence files including material on public relations activities and projects, ALA divisional programs (1960-65), awards (1951, 1957-64), budget (1947-48, 1963-65), buildings (1961-65), censorship (1960-62), Library Services Act (1958-63), membership (1960-64), publications (1960-61), statistics (1955-65), the ALA's opposition to the campaign to ban The Nation from New York libraries (1948-51); conferences and midwinter meetings (1948-65); bibliotherapy (1960-65); great issues (1948); National Library Week (1956-65); National Newspaper Week (1957-65); Newbery-Caldecott Awards (1961-65); magazine publicity (1961-64) and radio and television publicity (1950-65). Principal correspondents are Mitchell McKeown (1947-48); David Berninghausen (1948-49); Ignatius Byrne (1949-50); Alice Norton (1959) and Frank Stanley (1958).
The series includes correspondence of Director Peggy Barber (1973- 76), containing material on Centennial activities, the Grolier National Library Week grant for the best public relations proposal (1974-77), National Library Week activities, membership promotion and clippings from newspapers and magazines concerning library work to fight illiteracy and School Library Media Centers. For 1966-73, the series includes copies of ALA conference speeches sent to the Director.