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Arthur Plotnik Photographs

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Finding Aid for Arthur Plotnik Photographs, 1969-1992 | The American Library Association Archives

By Cara Bertram

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Title: Arthur Plotnik Photographs, 1969-1992Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 13/6/22

Primary Creator: Plotnik, Arthur (1937 -)

Extent: 0.8 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Alphabetical

Date Acquired: 03/24/2018

Subjects: Children's Services, Conference, Annual, Headquarters Building, Headquarters Staff of The ALA, International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), Librarians, Library Service, Library Technology, Photographs, White House Conference on Library and Information Services I

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The photographs and papers of Arthur Plotnik (1937- ), former editor of the Wilson Library Bulletin and American Libraries, including photographs, contact sheets, negatives, and slides of ALA conferences (1969-86), IFLA conference (1977), White House Conference in Library and Information Science (1979), children and young adult library services, Congress for Change (1969), early library technology (1978), ALA Headquarters (1971-80), and library services, librarians, and events. Also includes correspondence in regards to Plotnik's writing, a New York Times supplement, and a copy of Library Life - American Style: A Journalist's Field Report, along with photographs, contact sheets, and negatives of images featured in the book. Artifacts from the papers include an IFLA 50th anniversary pin (1977), ALA and library pins, and an ALA employment anniversary clock.

Biographical Note

Arthur Plotnik was born in 1937 in New York. He earned his BA at Harpur College, and earned his master's degree in English at the University of Iowa. Plotnik served in the US Army Reserve, worked as a staff writer and reviewer at the Time-Union newspaper, and wrote pulp fiction before earning a MS degree in Library Service at Columiba University. Afterwards, he worked for the Library of Congress, then became editor of the Wilson Library Bulletin. Then he became editor of American Libraries, working with the American Library Association for 22 years.

Subject/Index Terms

Children's Services
Conference, Annual
Headquarters Building
Headquarters Staff of The ALA
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
Librarians
Library Service
Library Technology
Photographs
White House Conference on Library and Information Services I

Administrative Information

Repository: The American Library Association Archives

Acquisition Source: Arthur Plotnik


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Folder 1: SUNY Buffalo Library School - Students, circa 1969Add to your cart.
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Includes ALA and library pins, and IFLA 50th anniversary pin.

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