Kenneth F. Kister Papers, 1923-2000
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Brief Description:

Papers of Kenneth F. Kister, 1923-2000, contains  correspondence, interview tapes, transcriptions of interviews, notes, notebooks, and postcards, includes the personal and professional life of Eric Moon (1923-), a prominent librarian who served as editor of Library Journal (1959-68), chief editor at Scarecrow Press (1969-78), ALA President (1977-78), and who was instrumental in the founding of the Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT).

Note: some of the material came from Moon's own files but most of it was generated in the preparation of a biography, Eric Moon: The Life and Library Times (McFarland, 2002) by Kenneth F. Kister.

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]
Record Series Number: 97/1/56
Created by: Kister, Kenneth F.
Volume: 2.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 11/09/2006.
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Arrangement: Arranged by media format and by subject thereunder
Subject Index
American Library Association (ALA)
Biography, Librarians
Library Journal
Moon, Eric
Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Technical Access Notes: Requires cassette player to listen to interview tapes