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At a Glance
The New York Technical Services Librarians (NYTSL) records include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, questionnaires, programs, financial records, membership records, typescript copies of papers presented at meetings, and related printed materials. Several topics of note are the 1926 meeting to honor Margaret Mann; the 1926 cooperative cataloging issue; and the 1946 American Library Association constitution matter.
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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 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. 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); New York Technical Services Librarians 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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--New York Technical Services Librarians. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1952. Accession number--M-52.
Papers: Source of acquisition--the organization. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1993. Accession number--M-1993.
Gift of the organization, 1952-1974 (via the School of Library Service, 1974. Gift of the organization, 1978, 1980, 1993.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.
Papers Processed HR 01/23/1995.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Formerly known as the New York Regional Catalog Group, 1923-1948. The aim of the New York Technical Services Librarians (NYTSL) has been to keep abreast of developments in the fields of cataloging and classification and to work with the American Library Association's Resources and Technical Services Division. Some of the prominent American librarians to serve as president of this group include Margaret Mann, Wyllis E. Wright, Minnie Earl Sears, F. Bernice Field, and Charles W. Mixer.