Harold F. Brigham Papers, 1919-1942
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Brief Description: Papers of Harold F. Brigham (1897-1971), member of Executive Board (1938-42), research assistant (1925-27), and member of the Committee on Salaries, Insurance and Annuities (1924-29), contains statements, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, circulars, requests, plans, reports, pamphlets, announcements, questionnaires, addresses, lists, proceedings, programs, studies, statistics and surveys, includes the reorganization of ALA, informal education through libraries, cooperative projects, book selection, the national book drives, status of libraries and library projects, book selection, the national book drive, status of libraries and library education in the South, annual and midwinter ALA conferences, the citizens library movement, classification of libraries and pay plans for libraries, headquarters personnel study, activities of committees and conferences, the Librarian of Congress appointment, pension plans for headquarters staff, publications and publicity and the training class debate and correspondence with Carl H. Milam, Executive Secretary, Julia Wright Merrill of the Public Library Division and Library Extension Board, Hazel B. Timmerman, Personnel Division, Sarah C. N. Bogle, Assistant Secretary, Charles H. Compton, Chairman of the Committee on Salaries, Insurance and Annuities, Ola Wyeth, President of South Eastern Library Association, R. E. Dooley, Comptroller, Louis R. Wilson of the University of North Carolina, and Gratia A. Countryman, President.
Held at:
The American Library Association Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217 333 0798
Fax: 217 244 2868
Email: ala-archives [at] library.illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 97/1/20
Created by: Brigham, Harold F. (1897-1971)
Volume: 2.6 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 08/10/1973.
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/alasfa/9701020a.pdf
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by subject title
Biographical Note for Brigham, Harold F. (1897-1971) : Harold F. Brigham (1897-1971) graduated from Princeton University and attended library school at the New York Public Library. Brigham worked as a librarian in Kentucky before accepting a position as a librarian at the Indiana State Library (1). He was a member of ALA's Executive Board (1938-42), a research assistant (1925-27), and a member of the Committee on Salaries, Insurance and Annuities (1924-29).
Subject Index
Bogle, Sarah C. N.
Book Drives
Brigham, Harold F.
Compton, Charles H.
Countryman, Gratia A.
Dooley, R. E.
Education for Librarianship
Headquarters Staff of The ALA
Library of Congress
Merrill, Julia W.
Milam, Carl H.
Timmermann, Hazel B.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Related Materials: Harold F. Brigham Collection, Indiana State Library For more information please see http://www.in.gov/library/5023.htm.