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Robert D. Leigh papers, 1947-1955

Series I: Public Library Inquiry

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Subseries I.1: Correspondence, 1949-1953

Correspondence pertaining to the Public Library Inquiry. 82 pieces.



Box 1 American Library Association, 1949


Box 1 American Library Association - Division of Libraries for Children and Young People, 1949


Box 1 Cleveland Public Library, 1949


Box 1 Columbia University Press, 1949


Box 1 Detroit Public Library, 1949


Box 1 Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1949


Box 1 Indiana Stats Library, 1949


Box 1 Michigan State Library, 1949


Box 1 New England Library Association, 1949


Box 1 New Jersey Library Association, 1949


Box 1 Pratt Institute, 1949


Box 1 Public Library of Newark, New Jersey, 1949


Box 1 University of Nebraska, 1949


Box 1 American Civil liberties Union, 1950


Box 1 American Council on Education, 1950


Box 1 American School Publishing Corporation, 1950


Box 1 Bolton, Frances, 1950


Box 1 Boston Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1950


Box 1 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1950


Box 1 Columbia University Press, 1950


Box 1 Committee on Public Administration Cases, 1950


Box 1 Companion, 1950


Box 1 Dayton Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Denver Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Des Moines Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Douglas, Paul, 1950


Box 1 Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1950


Box 1 Federal Communications Commission, 1950


Box 1 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1950


Box 1 Flexner, Abraham, 1950


Box 1 Fly, Fitts, and Shuebrut, 1950


Box 1 Harper's Magazine, 1950


Box 1 Harvard College Library, 1950


Box 1 Harvard University, Department of History, 1950


Box 1 Hocking, Ernest, 1950


Box 1 Indiana Stare Library, 1950


Box 1 Joeckel, Carleton B., 1950


Box 1 Library Journal, 1950


Box 1 Look, 1950


Box 1 National Broadcasting Company, 1950


Box 1 Newark Public Library, 1950


Box 1 New Hampshire Sunday News, 1950


Box 1 New York State Library, 1950


Box 1 New York Times, 1950


Box 1 New York Times, Book Review Section, 1950


Box 1 Orange Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Popular Science, 1950


Box 1 Racine Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Rockefeller Foundation, 1950


Box 1 R.R. Bowker Company, 1950


Box 1 St. Louis Dispatch, 1950


Box 1 Schenk, Mr. Franz, 1950


Box 1 Seattle Public Library, 1950


Box 1 Teacher's College, Columbia University, 1950


Box 1 Twentieth Century Fund, 1950


Box 1 United States Department of Agriculture, 1950


Box 1 University of California, 1950


Box 1 University of Chicago, 1950


Box 1 University of Michigan, 1950


Box 1 University of North Carolina, 1950


Box 1 Wayne University, 1950


Box 1 Wheeler, Joseph, 1950


Box 1 White, John, 1950


Box 1 Williamson, Charles, 1950


Box 1 American Civil Liberties Union, 1951-1952


Box 1 Newark Public Library, 1951-1952


Box 1 Public Library of the District of Columbia, 1951-1952


Box 1 Schuler, Edgar A., 1951-1952


Box 1 Grams, Theodore C.W., 1953


Box 1 Social Science Research Council, 1953


Subseries I.2: Documents

Documents of the Public Library Inquiry


Box 1 Statement of the Public Library Inquiry Project


Box 1 Outline and Goals at the inception of the project


Box 1 "A study of Public Library Service and a picture of its present condition", March 1, 1947


Box 1 Public Library Inquiry Statement of Goals


Box 1 Official objectives, June 18, 1947


Box 1 Statement of Objectives of Public Libraries, August 7, 1948


Box 1 Revised goals


Box 1 Staff Memorandum #23, December 17, 1947


Box 1 Progress Memoranda


Box 1 Staff Memorandum #5 "A Note on Methods", September 19, 1945


Box 1 Copy of report by Maryan E. Reynolds


Box 1 A Report of the Library Library Inquiry by Columbia University Press, August 1949


Box 1 Report: "Personnel Administration in Public Libraries: A Review of the Literature"


Box 1 Library School Questionnaire for the Social Science Research Council


Box 1 Charts: Data on library organization


Box 1 Charts: Model organization in four state libraries


Box 1 Charts. Measurement of work in libraries


Box 1 Statistical data sheets (51 handwritten sheets)


Subseries I.3: Reviews of the Public library Inquiry


Clipped reviews


Box 1 1947-1948


Box 1 1949


Box 1 1950


Box 1 1951


Box 1 1952


Reviews of reports relating to the Public Library Inquiry



Box 2 Bernard Berelson


Box 2 Oliver Garceau


Box 2 James McCamy


Box 2 William Hiller


Box 2 Bound Volumes of Reports


Box 2 Six Americans Tell Us their Sources of Information: Illustrative Interviews from the Public Library Survey, November 1947


Box 2 The Public Library Inquiry and the people. Survey Research Center. Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 1948


Box 2 Lillian Orden Memorandum: Library of Congress Federal Aid, June 1948


Box 2 Civic Enlightenment in the United States as Measured by Public Opinion Polling Agencies. Helen R. Roberts, July 18, 1948


Box 2 Special Libraries in the United States. Helen Roberts, July 28, 1948


Box 2 An Essay on the Magazine Industry in America. A Report of the Public Library Inquiry, William Miller, 1949


Box 2 A Report to the Director of the Public Library Inquiry. 2 copies. Otto Luenig, June 1949


Box 2 A Report to the Director of the Public Library Inquiry: Money for Libraries. A report on library finances. Charles Armstrong, June 1951