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American Library Association International Relations Committee records, 1941-1967

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\ALA IRC
Bib ID 4078578 View CLIO record
Creator(s) American Library Association. International Relations Committee
Title American Library Association International Relations Committee records, 1941-1967
Physical Description 13 linear feet ( 9.000 items in boxes and 1 25 scrapbook)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series.

Description

Summary

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

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

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.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Jack Dalton, 1970 & 1979; Gift of the School of Librtary Service, 1976.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/23/1989.

Revision Description

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.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Library Association. International Relations Office Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dalton, Jack, 1908- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Federation for Documentation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International Federation of Library Associations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians -- Asia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians -- Latin America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unesco Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.