Post-War Planning Committee File, 1941-1948
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Brief Description: Correspondence and subject files of the Post-War Planning Committee, contains correspondence, reports, drafts, minutes, budgets, statistics, surveys, lists, proposals and plans concerning a restatement of public library standards -- Post-War Standards for Public Libraries (1943), undertaken by the ALA at the request of the National Resources Planning Board, a comparison of existing library services with the standards, the formulation of the detailed A National Plan for Public Library Service (1947) including a Plan for Public Library Service in America, and post- war planning for school, college and university libraries, includes correspondence with Carleton B. Joeckel (Chair), Julia Merrill, Amy Winslow, William Carlson, Carl Milam, Paul Howard, Mary Douglas and Ralph Dunbar. Note: Also see Record Series 93/10/2 for reports.
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The American Library Association Archives
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Record Series Number: 93/10/6
Created by: Ad Hoc Committees
Volume: 2.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 04/26/1974. 2/6/1979
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Arrangement: Arranged by subject title and chronologically by date thereunder
Subject Index
Carlson, William H.
Douglas, Mary P.
Dunbar, Ralph M.
Howard, Paul
Joeckel, Carleton B.
Merrill, Julia W.
Milam, Carl H.
National Plan for Public Library Service
National Resources Planning Board
Postwar Planning Committee
Postwar Standards for Public Libraries
Winslow, Amy
Languages of Materials
English [eng]