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New York Technical Services Librarians records, 1923-1995

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0931
Bib ID 4079162 View CLIO record
Creator(s) New York Technical Services Librarians
Title New York Technical Services Librarians records, 1923-1995
Physical Description 8 linear feet (15 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Chronological.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); New York Technical Services Librarians records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu 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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

Papers Processed HR 01/23/1995.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bank statements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bylaws (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (negotiable instruments) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Histories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Library Association. Resources and Technical Services Division Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cataloging Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Classification Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Field, F. Bernice Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mann, Margaret Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mixer, Charles Wilson, 1906-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sears, Minnie Earl, 1873-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Wyllis E (Wyllis Eaton), 1903-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Series I: Records, 1923-1983


Papers of the N. Y. Regional Catalog Group:



Box 1 Summary of Activities


Box 1 By-laws of the N.Y.R.C.G.


Box 1 Files, 1923/1924-1937/1938



Box 2 Files, 1938/1939-1946/1947



Box 3 Files, 1947/1948-1953/1954



Box 4 Files, 1953/1954-1956/1957



Box 5 Files, 1957/1958-1973/1974


Box 5 New York State Technical Services Librarians Minute Books, 1948/1949-1968/1969



Box 6 Membership records (on cards) of former members through, 1975



Box 7 Files, 1974/1975-1977/1978

(Includes membership lists 1976-1978)


Box 7 Minute Book, 1969/1970-1973/1974


Box 7 Minutes, 1974/1975-1977/1978



Box 8 Files, 1978/1979-1979/1980

(Includes minutes, membership lists, lists of officers and committees dating back to 1923)



Box 9 Files, 1980/1981

(Correspondence, minutes, reports, general records)


Box 9 Files (duplicate materials), 1979/1981


Box 9 Files (Bank records), 1972-1981


Box 9 Membership records, 1975-1980


Box 9 Award, 1983

Series II: Addition, 1993



Box 10 Membership card file



Box 11 Correspondence, 1978-1986


Box 11 Bank statements, 1977-1986



Box 12 Bank statements, 1987-1989


Box 12 By-laws


Box 12 Checks drawn by P.G., 1990-1991


Box 12 Corporate sponsors, 1985-1991


Box 12 Deposits, July 1990-June 1991


Box 12 Lost check #1969



Box 13 Mailing labels to St. John's


Box 13 Minutes of meetings


Box 13 Constitution; Officers & Committees; Award winners


Box 13 Grand Central Letter Service, 1982-1987


Box 13 Paid out for Spring Reception


Box 13 Presidential letters, etc.


Box 13 Returned check, 1990


Box 13 Spring Reception, 1991


Box 13 Spring Reception, 1991 & 1992


Box 13 Treasurer Report

Series III: Addition, 2004



Box 15 Folder 1 Dinner Meeting, Fall 1997


Box 15 Folder 2 Dinner Meeting, 2 May 1997


Box 15 Folder 3 NYTSL Board, 1996/1997


Box 15 Folder 4 Spring Reception, 1994-1996


Box 15 Folder 5 Dinner Meetings, 1990-1995


Box 15 Folder 6 Dinner Arrangements, 1992-1994


Box 15 Folder 7 Letterhead, 1997


Box 15 Folder 8 Board Minutes, 1996-1997


Box 15 Folder 9 Financial Reports, 1996-1997


Box 15 Folder 10 Fall Dinner Meeting, 6 December 1996


Box 15 Folder 11 LINK Meetings, 10 January 1997


Box 15 Folder 12 ALCTS-CRG, 1990-1996


Box 15 Folder 13 Selected e-mail messages, 1996-1997


Box 15 Folder 14 NYTSL Constitution, 1987


Box 15 Folder 15 Correspondence re. membership and fundraising, 1995-1996


Box 15 Folder 16 Meeting, Winter/Spring 1995


Box 15 Folder 17 Board Meetings, 1993-1995


Box 15 Folder 18 Dinner, Spring 2001


Box 15 Folder 19 Reception, Spring 2001


Box 15 Folder 20 Dinner Meeting, Fall 2000


Box 15 Folder 21 Reception, Spring 2000


Box 15 Folder 22 Corporate Sponsors, 2000-2001


Box 15 Folder 23 Miscellaneous correspondence (Board meetings, elections, etc.), 2000-2001


Box 15 Folder 24 Dinner Meeting, Fall 1999


Box 15 Folder 25 Reception, 20 March 1998


Box 15 Folder 26 Dinner Meeting, Spring 1998


Box 15 Folder 27 Reception, 14 March 1997


Box 15 Folder 28 Board, 1999-2000


Box 15 Folder 29 Board, 1998-1999


Box 15 Folder 30 Corporate Sponsors, 1996-1997


Box 15 Folder 31 Corporate Sponsors, 1998-2001


Box 15 Folder 32 Corporate Sponsors, 1994-1995


Box 15 Folder 33 Corporate Sponsors, 1994-1995


Box 15 Folder 34 Corporate Sponsors, 1992-1993


Box 15 Folder 35 Corporate Sponsors, 1991-1992


Box 15 Folder 36 Corporate Sponsors, 1990-1991


Box 15 Folder 37 NYTSL Archives


Box 15 Folder 38 Library School Contacts


Box 15 Folder 39 CRG Updating, 23 January 1987


Box 15 Folder 40 Board Members


Box 15 Folder 41 Dinner, Spring 1999


Box 15 Folder 42 Library School Invitations, 1993-1995


Box 15 Folder 43 Membership, 1994


Box 15 Folder 44 Financial Reports, 1989-1995


Box 15 Folder 45 LINK (Metro), 1994


Box 15 Folder 46 Nominations, 1984-1995


Box 15 Folder 47 P.O. Box, 1993


Box 15 Folder 48 Minutes (Board Meetings), 1991-1994


Box 15 Folder 49 Miscellaneous Correspondence (President), 1991-1994


Box 15 Folder 50 Mailing List, 1991-1992


Box 15 Folder 51 Tax Exempt Status, 1990


Box 15 Folder 52 Speakers, financial repots, dinner meetings, board meetings, receptions, agendas, etc. , 1997-2000


Box 15 Folder 53 Speakers, financial repots, dinner meetings, board meetings, receptions, agendas, mailing list, etc. , 1991-1996

Series IV: Addition, 2021



Box 14 Folder 1-8 Correspondence, 1977-1995


Box 14 Folder 9 By-Laws, 1985-1986


Box 14 Folder 10 Board, 1985-1992


Box 14 Folder 11 List on members, 1980-1984


Box 14 Folder 12 Officers and Committee Chairpersons, 1977/78


Box 14 Folder 13 Agendas, 1977-1993


Box 14 Folder 14-15 Minutes, 1975-1993


Box 14 Folder 16 Application Forms


Box 14 Folder 17 Report, 1977/78


Box 14 Folder 18 Candidates, 1977-1988


Box 14 Folder 19 Princeton Club Facilities and Prices


Box 14 Folder 20 Financial Information and Reports, 1985-1995


Box 14 Folder 21 Registration Forms, 1983-1985


Box 14 Folder 22 Reception Invitations, 1985-1987


Box 14 Folder 23 General Information re. NYSTSL


Box 14 Folder 24 CRG (Council of Regional Groups) Directory, 1984


Box 14 Folder 25 CRG (Council of Regional Groups) Newsletter, 1984/85