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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in three series.
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
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
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.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Jack Dalton, 1970 & 1979; Gift of the School of Librtary Service, 1976.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Dalton, Jack. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976. Accession number--M71-03-17.
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.