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   Alice I. Bryan Papers, 1921-1992 [Bulk Dates: 1935-1975].

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Series III: Professional Activities--General

This series includes professional correspondence, public speeches, publications, and material related to Bryan's work with professional associations in both librarianship and psychology. The series also includes correspondence, research files, and other material related to several special projects. These projects include Bryan's work on the Public Library Inquiry, which resulted in The Public Librarian.

Subseries III.1: General, 1939-1949

consists of general correspondence.

Correspondence--General, 1939-1949

Box 17
Folder 2

Subseries III.2: Associations, 1935-1967

consists of correspondence, committee files, and other material related to Bryan's work with professional associations, including the National (later International) Council of Women Psychologists, of which she was a founder, and the National Research Council's Emergency Committee in Psychology (1941-1946).

American Association for Adult Education, 1941-1943
Box 17
Folder 3
Association of American Library Schools
General, 1942-1952
Box 17
Folder 4
Committee on Library School Curriculum, 1944-1945
Box 17
Folder 5
Committee on Library School Teaching,
1941
Box 17
Folder 6
Committee on Recruiting of Library School Teachers,
1941
Box 17
Folder 7
Committee on Tests and Measurements, 1938-1941
Box 17
Folder 8
Research Committee, 1951-1952
Box 17
Folder 9
American Association of University Professors, 1947-1949
Box 17
Folder 10
American Library Association
General, 1939-1951
Box 17
Folder 11
Correspondence
Chancellor, 1939-1941
Box 17
Folder 12
Milam,1938-1939
Box 17
Folder 13
Library Education Division Board, 1954-1959
Box 17
Folder 14
Board on Personnel Administration, 1954-1959
(2 Folders)
Box 17
Folder 15 to 16
(1 Folder)

Box 18
Folder 1
Library Education Division--Educational Research Committee,
1958
Box 18
Folder 2
American Psychological Association
Committee on Publicity and Public Relations, 1945-1947
Box 18
Folder 3
Committee on Appointive Officers,
1945
Box 18
Folder 4
Committee on Committees, 1946-1947
Box 18
Folder 5
Consulting Division, 1947-1951
Box 18
Folder 6
Educational Division,
1949
Box 18
Folder 7
Committee on Board Examiners, 1946-1947
Box 18
Folder 8
Library Committee, 1953-1954
Box 18
Folder 9
Publications Board: Subcommittee on plans for a Journal of Psychological Book Reviews,
1954
Box 18
Folder 10
International Council of Women Psychologists (Formerly National Council of Women Psychologists
General, 1941-1967
(2 Folders)

Box 3
Folder 4 to 5
Emergency Committee Representative,
1949
Box 3
Folder 6
New York Unit, 1944-1947
Box 3
Folder 7
Program Committee,
1954
Box 3
Folder 8
National Research Council
Emergency Committee in Psychology
Box 3
Folder 9
Subcommittee on Services of Women Psychologists, 1941-1943

Box 4
Folder 1
Subcommittee on Survey and Planning for Psychology, 1942-1944
(4 Folders)
Box 4
Folder 2 to 5
Intersociety Constitutional Convention,
1943
Box 4
Folder 6
Subcommittee on Library Classification of Psychological Tests, 1943-1946

Box 18
Folder 11
New York Library Association, 1940-1941
Box 18
Folder 12
New York Academy of Sciences, 1945-1947,
1955
Box 18
Folder 13
Sigma Xi,
1935
Box 18
Folder 14
Phi Delta Gamma,
1949
Box 18
Folder 15

Subseries III.3: Special Projects

contains material on several of Bryan's special projects including the US Forest Service project, the Public Library Inquiry, her work at the Graduate Library School at the University of Chicago, and other projects on public communications, library education, and library personnel.

US Forest Service Project, 1939-1943
Folder 19

Box 19
Folder 1
Women in American Psychology, circa 1943-1945
General Material

Box 5
Folder 10
Women in American Psychology, 1943-1945

Box 3
Folder 3

(Includes "Factors Affecting the Professional Careers of Men and Women Psychologists: A Bryan-Boring-OPP Questionnaire")

Public Library Inquiry, 1947-1952,
1992
General, 1947-1949

Box 21
Folder 1
Correspondence--General,
1949
Box 21
Folder 2
Research Materials
Samples of Materials
Box 21
Folder 3
Completed Research Forms
Box 21
Folder 4
IBM Cards
Box 21
Folder 5
Statistical Tables
Box 21
Folder 6
THE PUBLIC LIBRARIAN
PLI Reports Bryan
Box 21
Folder 7
Outlines of Book
Box 21
Folder 8
The Public Librarian (Letters of Thanks)
Box 21
Folder 9
Personnel Administration Questionnaire
(3 Folders)

Box 8
Folder 1 to 3

(Original survey booklets; summaries for Various Groups)

Revision of Personnel Book--Correspondence,
1949

Box 9
Folder 11
Surveys

Box 10
Folder 2
Personnel Administration Questionnaire
Box 10
Folder 3

(Original survey booklets; summaries for Various Groups)

Questionnaire Samples
Box 10
Folder 4
Civic Enlightenment in the United States as Measured by Public Opinion Polling Agencies: Draft Report for the Public Library Inquiry, by Helen R. Robert,
1948 July 18

Box 11
Folder 2
Alice Bryan Talk at American Library Association (ALA) about Public Library Inquiry,
1992 June
Box 11
Folder 22
Pratt Institute, 1936-1937

Box 21
Folder 10
Art School Freshman, 1939-1942
Box 21
Folder 11
University of Chicago--Graduate Library School, 1948-1951
Box 21
Folder 12
University of Chicago, 1948-1951

Box 2
Folder 7
Class Notebooks (2 Folders), circa
1949

Box 10
Folder 10 to 11
Class Notebooks, circa
1949

Box 11
Folder 1
Committee on Library Personnel in New Jersey,
1950

Box 21
Folder 13
California Librarian Education Study,
1952
Box 21
Folder 14
Russell Sage Communications Study, circa
1951
General
Box 21
Folder 15
Memos from Director
Box 21
Folder 16
Norton Text on Public Communications, 1950-1954
General
Box 21
Folder 17
Memos from Robert D. Leigh
Box 21
Folder 18
Working Outlines
Box 21
Folder 19
Chapter Drafts (Individual Folders)
Box 21
Folder 20

(List)

Human Relations in Library Administration--Paul Wasserman, University of Maryland,
1969
Box 21
Folder 21
Dr. Harold Lancour--LIBRARY TRENDS issues on Human Relations, 1958-1962
Box 21
Folder 22

Subseries III.4: Public Speeches, 1933-1960

includes general correspondence related to Bryan's public speeches. Most of the correspondence is filed chronologically. Material related to Bryan's 1992 speech at the American Library Association is filed with the Public Library Inquiry material in Subseries 3, above.

Correspondence--General,
1941,
1959-1960
Folder 6

Box 6
Folder 1
Correspondence--Specific Years
Before
1938,
1933-1937
Box 6
Folder 2
1938-1957
(17 Folders)
Box 6
Folder 3 to 19

Subseries III.5: Publications, 1930-1952

contains a bibliography, reprints, and correspondence related to Bryan's articles, book reviews, and other publications.

General Bibliography
Bibliography of Publications in Psychology and Education, circa
1945,
Undated
Box 6
Folder 20
Index Cards with Information on Bryan's Publications, 1930-1952

Box 19
Folder 2
Reprints
One Complete Set
Sex Factors in Education

Box 6
Folder 21
Women in American Psychology: Factors Affecting Their Professional Careers
Box 6
Folder 22
Women in American Psychology: Factors Affecting Their Professional Careers (New York Academy of Sciences Report),
1946
Box 6
Folder 23
Legibility of Library of Congress Cards and Their Reproductions,
1945
Box 6
Folder 24
Toward Unification in Psychology,
1944
Box 6
Folder 25
Women in American Psychology: Prolegomenon,
1944
Box 6
Folder 26
Summarized Proceedings and Reports of the 7th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Applied Psychology (AAAP),
1944

Box 7
Folder 1
Educating Civilians for War and Peace Through Library Film Forums,
1943
Box 7
Folder 2
Library Film Forums on National Defense,
1941
Box 7
Folder 3
Recommendations of the Intersociety Constitutional Convention of Psychologists,
1943
Box 7
Folder 4
First Report of the Subcommittee on Survey Planning for Psychology,
1942
Box 7
Folder 5
Audience Tendencies in Rating Public Speakers,
1942
Box 7
Folder 6
Psychological Service in the Library Field,
1942
Box 7
Folder 7
Psychology as a Profession
Box 7
Folder 8
Grades, Intelligence and Personality of Art School Freshman,
1942
Box 7
Folder 9
A Technique for Rating Public Speakers,
1941
Box 7
Folder 10
The Reader as a Person,
1940
Box 7
Folder 11
A Progressive Education Project on the College Level,
1939
Box 7
Folder 12
Can There Be a Science of Bibliotherapy?,
1939
Box 7
Folder 13
Personality Adjustment Through Reading,
1939
Box 7
Folder 14
Book Review: LOGICAL ASPECTS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT Author: Othanel Smith,
1939
Box 7
Folder 15
The Art of Interviewing,
1939
Box 7
Folder 16
The Bryan-Wilke Scale for Rating Public Speeches,
1939
Box 7
Folder 17
Psychology of the Reader,
1939
Box 7
Folder 18
The Testing Program in the Library School,
1939
Box 7
Folder 19
A Comparison of Women Students Preparing for Three Different Vocations,
1938
Box 7
Folder 20
The Age Factor in Mental Organization,
1935
Box 7
Folder 21
Organization of Memory in Young Children,
1934
Box 7
Folder 22
Blood Pressure Deception Changes and Their Use as an Index of Personality,
1930
Box 7
Folder 23

(Master's Thesis)

Additional Reprints, 1939-1946
The Art of Interviewing,
1939

Box 10
The Personality of the School Librarian,
1940
Box 10
Reprinted Photograph of the Subcommittee on Survey and Planning of the Emergency Committee in Psychology of the National Research Council (1942),
1944
Box 10
Women in American Psychology: Statistics from the OPP Questionnaire,
1946
Box 10
Correspondence by Individuals, 1934-1942

Box 7
Folder 24
Book Reviews
General, 1937-1938
Box 7
Folder 26
Library Journal,
1940s
Box 7
Folder 27
Correspondence--General, 1934-1950
Box 7
Folder 28
Correspondence--Specific--Applied Psychology,
1941,
1949
Box 7
Folder 29

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