Francis J. Buckley, Jr. Papers, 1970-2009
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Brief Description: Papers of Francis J. Buckley, Jr., former chair of the Government Documents Round Table and member of the American Library Association, contains files from the Depository Library Council (DLC) meetings (1974-1986), DLC projects (1974-1980), DLC papers (1980-2009), transcripts from the Depository Library Council to the Public Printer (1976-1980) and Micropublishing Council to the Public Printer (1978), and reports to the Public Printer (1976-1979), includes materials from ALA Midwinter, Spring, Annual, and Fall Meetings and GODORT meetings at conferences, GODORT topical files (1973-2005), Coalition on Government Information (COGI) papers (1985-1999) and COGI Newsletter (1987-1993), Speaking engagements and publications (1998-2002), Title 44 Revision papers and transcripts (1978-2004), files on the ALA Council (1983-2008), Executive Board (2005-2008), Legislation Committee (1985-1997), Planning and Budget Assembly (1990), Budget Analysis and Review Committee (2005-2007), and the Freedom to Read Foundation (2004-2009).
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: 43/1/21
Created by: Buckley, Francis J., Jr.
Volume: 15.6 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 06/21/2017. 7/31/2018
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Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by event date
Biographical Note for Buckley, Francis J., Jr. :

Francis J. Buckley, Jr., received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Library Science at the University of Michigian. Buckley worked at the Detrioit Public Library starting in 1966 until 1994, during that time Buckley served in the United States Army from 1966-1968. In 1994, Buckley became the director of Shaker Heights Public Library, where he stayed until 1997. From 1997-2003, Buckley served as the Superintendent of Documents at the US Government Printing Office. He was then appointed the Interim Director of the District of Columbia Public Library from 2005-2006.

Buckley served as the chair of the Government Documents Round Table from 1978-1980 and as an active member of the round table and the American Library Association since 1974. He also been an active member of other numerous government document and library related associations and programs.

Subject Index
ALA Council
Depository Libraries
Depository Library Council to The Public Printer
Executive Board, ALA
Freedom to Read Foundation
Government Documents
Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)
Government Publications
Legislation Committee
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Viki Tate - Government Documents Round Table