Neel Parikh Papers, 1973-1985
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Brief Description: The files and publications collected by Neel Parikh (1973-85), ALA Councilor (1998-2002) and member of the Association for Library Service to Children and the Public Library Association, includes bibliographies (1973-84), articles, policies, Social Responsibilities Round Table resolutions (1978-81, 1983), publications, and speeches relating to intellectual freedom and censorship in children's literature, sexism and racism censorship, book selection polcies, and women in librarianship, also contains a transcript of an interview with Parikh (1992).
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: 97/1/83
Created by: Parikh, Neel
Volume: 0.6 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 11/08/2021.
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Arrangement: Alphabetical
Biographical Note for Parikh, Neel : Neel Parikh received her master's in library science from the University of California Berkeley. She was the executive director of the Pierce County Library System in Washington State until 2014 and was previously the coordinator of children's services for the San Francisco Public Library. She has been active in ALA, the Association for Library Service to Children, the Public Library Association, and the Washington Library Association. She served on the PLA Board of Directors and was a member of ALA Council from 1998-2002.
Subject Index
Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC)
Book Selection
Children's Librarians
Children's Literature
Intellectual Freedom
Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)
Status of Women
Women Librarians
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Christine Jenkins