|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
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.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
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.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
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.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transerred from the School of Library Service Library, 1973.
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.
2011-03-08 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 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.