Headquarters Office Manual, ca. 1932-1945, 1931-1961, 1935-1960, 1950-1963 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 3/5/4
Acquired: 04/26/1974. 10/21/1991
Volume: 0.3 Cubic Feet
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Description: Loose-leaf Headquarters Office Manual (ca. 1932-45) contains information on activities of the ALA in outline, staff organization, activities, administrative and general, departmental, membership organization, publishing and cooperative services, headquarters personnel, communication, incoming mail, outgoing mail, correspondence, orders and requisitions for supplies or service, lists, files, and addressograph plates in departments, special routine and records, assignment of shelves in the stock room, information on the lending and sales of Booklist books, includes a detailed three-page table on contents, three lists of Chicago newspapers and other press services, includes pages on Function of ALA Committees (1931-61), Committees Discharged (1935-60) and Departmental Manual, Secretary's Department (1950-63). Note: the manuals concern office procedures and ALA organizations and include committee lists, dates and reasons for establishment and discontinuance.