Books for College Libraries File, 1930, 1954, 1964-76, 1982-89, 1991-92
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Brief Description: Subject files (1930, 1954, 1964-76, 1982-89, 1991-92) including correspondence, administrative files, financial records, production and update proposals, and reviews concerning Books for College Libraries (1967); Books for College Libraries, 2nd edition (1975); and Books for College Libraries, 3rd edition (1988). The series also includes Council on Library Resources grant records and a preliminary copy of Charles B. Shaw's A List of Books for College Libraries (1930), prepared for the Carnegie Corporation, Advisory Group on College Libraries, and issued to aid library collection development programs.
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The American Library Association Archives
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Record Series Number: 22/2/2
Volume: 1.6 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 1/17/87; 7/15/08; 7/17/08; 7/22/08; added .3 cubic feet on 11/25/08
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Arrangement: alphabetical and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Books for College Libraries
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Collection Development
Shaw, Charles B.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]