Correspondence, 1934-1948 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 23/40/5
Acquired: 4/26/74; 11/19/79
Volume: 1.0 Cubic Feet
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Description: Subject file of the Institutional Libraries Committee, created in 1923 to promote library service in institutions other than hospitals, especially in correctional institution and institutions for dependent children, contains annual reports (1941-47), prison libraries correspondence (1934-37, 1943-47), institutional newsletters, newsletters of the committee (1943-48) and a survey of prison libraries conducted by F. T. Rowan (1936-39), includes Round Table Meeting Reports, News Bulletins, and Correctional Education issues, inmates' letters and writings (1937-38), and correspondents include Raymond C. Lindquist, Anne E. Martin, Mildred L. Methuen and libraries of the ALA conference in Richmond (1936).