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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in three series: Series I: IRB; Series II: IRC; Series III: Flora B. Ludington
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, agenda, and related printed matter concerning the programs of the American Library Association's (ALA) International Relations Committee, 1941-1967. These were the working files of Jack Dalton who was Director of ALA's International Relations Office, 1956-1959. The internal office files of the Board and Committee are also included.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
Available for faculty, students, and researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects.
The collection is shelved offsite & requires 48 hours for access.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); American Library Association International Relations Committee Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/23/1989.
2009-06-26 File created.
2012-02-08 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Committee's aim to foster exchange of ideas and methods between American and foreign librarians is reflected in its programs of visits by librarians both to and from the United States, technical assistance of American librarians acting as consultants to librarians in the developing nations of Asia and Latin America, and participation in international library organizations: International Federation of Library Associations, Féderation Internationale de Documentation, and UNESCO.