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   American Library Association, Training Class Section Records 1917-1931.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); American Library Association, Training Class Section Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

Correspondence and related files of the Training Class Section

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078589 View CLIO record
Creator(s):American Library Association. Training Class Section.
Title:American Library Association, Training Class Section Records 1917-1931.
Physical description:.5 linear ft (ca. 600 items in 1 box).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence and related files of the Training Class Section, including samples of curricula, pamphlets describing a library's program, entrance examinations, evaluation forms, personality tests, etc. Among the chief correspondents are Marie A. Newberry, Carrie E. Scott, Faith L. Allen, and Vera S. Cooper.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); American Library Association, Training Class Section Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Finding aid in repository.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 03/23/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2011-03-08 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
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Allen, Faith L.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cooper, Vera S.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library education.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library science--Societies, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Newberry, Marie A.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scott, Carrie Emma, 1874-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

The Training Class Section was concerned with the training of library staff members through training and apprentice classes given by individual libraries and with the dissemination of information on classes and class methods. The emphasis was on public library training classes.

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