War Service Correspondence, 1917-1923 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 89/1/5
Volume: 8.3 Cubic Feet
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Description: Correspondence of War Services Committee, contains 47 bound volumes of minutes, budgets, reports, bulletins, circulars, directives, pamphlets and telegrams, includes suggestions made to the preliminary committee by librarians and the recommendations of the preliminary committee as to activities to be undertaken, implementation and evaluation of plans and activities, relations between ALA and the War Department, the American Red Cross and the YMCA, finances and financial campaigns, the New Jersey State Library Commission, book selection, classification, ordering, requests, lists and campaigns, dispatch offices, hospital and camp libraries, publicity, services overseas, and postwar hospital library service and work with the blind, and correspondence with Herbert Putnam, Director of Library War Service, Thomas L. Montgomery, President of ALA (1917), William W. Bishop, President of ALA (1981), Frank D. Belden, Chairman, New England Division Headquarters, Frank P. Hill, Chairman, ALA War Finance Committee, Burton E. Stevenson, ALA European Representative, Carl H. Milam, Acting General Director, ALA War Service, Gertrude T. Rider, Librarian for the Blind, and M.L. Raney, Secretary of the Committee on Importation.