American Library Association Committee on Resources of Southern Libraries records

Abstract

The American Library Association Committee on Resources of Southern Libraries records (dated 1934-1938, undated; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a collection of surveys gathered for a report edited by Margaret I. King about sources available in Kentucky libraries in the 1930s.

Descriptive Summary

Title
American Library Association Committee on Resources of Southern Libraries records
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Libraries -- Kentucky.
Public libraries -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Education -- Research.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
68m89: [identification of item], American Library Association Committee on Resources of Southern Libraries records, 1934-1938, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The American Library Association Committee on Resources of Southern Libraries records (dated 1934-1938, undated; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a collection of surveys gathered for a report edited by Margaret I. King about sources available in Kentucky libraries in the 1930s. The evidence gathered through questionnaires was used for a thorough analysis of tools for research in Kentucky libraries and then presented in a national study by the American Library Association. The report on Kentucky libraries was edited by Margaret I. King, the first librarian of the University of Kentucky. Libraries surveyed included Transylvania University, the Lexington Public Library, and the Filson Club.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open t o researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Margaret King correspondence, 1934 October-1938 January

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Lexington Public Library surveys, undated

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Filson Club surveys, 1937 May-1938 January

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Transylvania University surveys, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Survey summary draft, undated

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Survey notecards, undated

  • Box 1, folder 6
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A Survey of Research Materials in Kentucky Libraries edited by Margaret I. King, undated

  • Box 1, folder 7
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