The Journal of Documentary Reproduction, 1938-42
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Brief Description: Publications of the Journal of Documentary Reproduction, a quarterly review of the application of photography and allied techniques to library, museum and archival services in the United States, Europe and India, financially supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation and was under the editorship of Vernon Tate, contains articles, includes microphotography, film and photocopy techniques, equipment, supplies, preservation methods, copyright, inter-library loan, standards, applications (for individuals, institutions, companies, and governments), and select bibliographies.
Held at:
The American Library Association Archives
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1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217 333 0798
Fax: 217 244 2868
Email: ala-archives [at]
Record Series Number: 31/12/10
Created by: Reproduction of Library Materials Section, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
Volume: 0.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 04/26/1974. 9/7/1982
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Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by publication date
Biographical Note for Reproduction of Library Materials Section :

The object of the Reproduction of Library Materials Section (RLMS) is to assist libraries by providing an organization for the discussion of problems in, and dissemination of information about, the production, storage, and use of reproductions of library materials; and the fostering of studies and research and the promotion of uniform practices and policies in this field (1).

Formerly the Copying Methods Section (2), the name was changed to RLMS between 1959 and 1967 (3).


Executive Committee

Bibliographic Control of Microforms

Conference Program



Policy and Research


Regional Institute (ad hoc)

Regional Institute -- Preservation Microfilming (ad hoc)



Public Service Managers of Microform Facilities Discussion Group

Reproduction of Library Materials

Subject Index
Journal of Documentary Reproduction
Photographic Reproduction of Library Materials Committee
Tate, Vernon
Languages of Materials
English [eng]