Student Chapters Subject File, 1978, 1980-84, 1986-97, 1999-2007, 2009-11, 2014, 2018
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Brief Description: The Student Chapters Subject Files (1978-2018) including agendas, minutes, correspondence, membership lists, printed copies of Chapter Membership Plaques, ALA Council documents, Student to Staff meetings, lists of officer changes, and Chapter Constitutions, concerning ALA Student Chapters in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
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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: 4/11/6
Created by: Chapter Relations Office
Volume: 0.5 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 02/00/2020.
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject and state
Biographical Note for Chapter Relations Office : The constitution of the ALA (Article X, Section 3) provides that a legally constituted regional organization may become a chapter of the ALA and enjoy the rights and privileges of the organization as specified by the bylaws (1). The bylaws (6.1.1.) specify that the ALA shall send the Chapter affiliations a summary statement of conditions governing chapter affiliation (2). The Chapter Relations Office was officially established in 1979 to carry out this function (3). The madnate of the office was to promote a "sense of identification between the ALA and its chapters" and to promote a sense of awareness of chapter needs (4). The office initially reported to the Executive Director (5). In 1984 the office reported to the Associate Executive Director for Communication Services (6). In 1985 the functions of the office expanded and tis names was changed to the Chapter Relations and Membership Development Office (7).
Subject Index
Constitution and By-Laws
Library School Students
Membership Lists
Student Chapters
Students to ALA
Languages of Materials
English [eng]