Sanford Berman Papers, 1912, 1927-29, 1932-33, 1938, 1941-47, 1950-1953, 1955-2022 | The American Library Association Archives
Alternative Library Literature
Alternative Press Centre
Boy Scouts of America
Gender Neutral Language
Hennepin County, Minnesota, Library
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)
Subject Analysis Committee
Uganda - Libraries
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Papers of Sanford Berman (1933-), SRRT clearinghouse coordinator (1973-75), Minnesota affiliate member (1991-) and head cataloger at Hennepin County, Minnesota Library (1973-99), contains correspondence, publications, photographs, presentations, books, journals, and articles written by Berman, and publications from other authors that use his indexes or that cite his work, includes improved subject access to library materials, archaic and prejudicial LC subject headings, African-American, women's, gay, and alternative library materials, experiences as a librarian in Uganda, Hennepin County Library, SRRT, African libraries, Jewish and African-American librarians, public libraries, international librarianship, censorship, indexing, and his employment dispute with Hennepin County Library (1999-2000), and Berman's publications "Prejudices and Antipathies" (1971), "Joy of Cataloging", "Cataloging Special Materials", "Alternative Library Literature" (1982/83-), "Unreal! Hennepin County Library Subject Heading for Fictional Characters and Places", "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sandy Berman. . ." (1996), and "Worth Noting" (1998).
Note: see Record Series 97/1/70 for an oral history interview.