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Robert D. Leigh papers, 1947-1955

Series II: Library Government and Politics Study

Includes Field Reports (Transcripts), Reports of Interviews (Transcripts), Forms and Questionnaires (Pierce Study), Forms and Questionnaires (Personnel Study). Reports on 60 representative United States Public Libraries. Includes general information in Field Reports and specific opinions and impressions by involved persons in these libraries in Reports of Interviews. Geared toward library government and politics. Field Reports and Reports of Interviews divided into sections: I. The Institutions; II. Governing Authority of the Library; III. The Librarian as Chief Executive; IV. Library and Community; V. Library and Schools; VI. Key Processes in Library Government; VII. The Library and the Profession; VIII. The Library and the State Library Agency; IX. Working Relations with Other Library Services; X. Special Types of Library Service; XI. Aspirations. Each interview includes list of persons interviewed and by whom. Includes some statistical appendixes. Forms and questionnaires relating to time distribution, technical processes and library services, work measurement (blank sheets), statistical tables, etc. Pierce Study. Forms and questionnaires including drafts of questions for interviews, Leigh letter re questionnaire, Guilford-Martin Inventory, Vocational Interest Blank for Women, Checklist for libraries of Books Held, etc.

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Subseries II.1: Field Reports

Each volume corresponds to a folder. Transcripts.

Arranged alphabetically by city and by number in seven folders.



Box 3 Volume F.R.I Aberdeen, Washington - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Alabama State - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Arizona State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Baltimore, Md. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Bangor, Maine - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Boston, Mass. - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Bristol, Penn. - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 3 Volume F.R.I California State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Centralia, llinois - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Chattanooga, Tennessee - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Chicago, llinois - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Cincinnati, Ohio - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Cleveland, Ohio - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.I Colorado State - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Delaware State - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Denver, Colorado - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Detroit, Michigan - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Evansville, Ind. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Flint, Michigan - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Florida State - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Genesee County - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Geneva, Alabama - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Georgia State - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Gray's Harbor County - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Greeley, Colorado - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Hinds County, Missouri - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Huntingburg, Ind. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Huntsville, Alabama - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Idaho State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.II Iowa State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Jackson, Missouri - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Jasper, Indiana - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Kansas City, Kansas - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Kern County (California) - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.III King County (Washington) - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Knoxville, Tennessee - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Lancaster, S.C. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Larchmont, N.Y. - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Litchfield, Minn. - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.III Little Ferry, N.J. - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Long Beach, California - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Los Angeles City and County - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Lubbock, Texas - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Lynn, Mass. - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Madison, Wis. - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Minnesota State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Mississippi State - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Missouri State - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Montclair, N.J. - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Nebraska State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Nevada State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV Newark, N.J. - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 3 Volume F.R.IV New Orleans, La. - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.V New Mexico State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.V New York, New York - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.V North Carolina - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 3 Volume F.R.V North Dakota - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Norwalk, Conn. - Oliver Garcea


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Pacific Northwest Bibliographic Center - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Perry Oklahoma. - Oliver Garceau


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Portage County (Hiram, Ohio) - Lillian Orden


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Portland, Ore. - Robert D. Leigh


Box 3 Volume F.R.V Posey County (Mt. Vernon, Ind.) - C. De Witt Hardy



Box 4 Volume F.R.VI Racine, Wise. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume F.R.VI Rochester, N.Y. - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume F.R.VI San Francisco, California - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume F.R.VI Scranton, Pennsylvania - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume F.R.VI Seattle, Washington - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume F.R.VI Shelton Derby, Conn. - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Solvay, New York - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Springfield, Vt. - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII St. Louis, Missouri - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Syracuse, New York - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Telfair County - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Toledo, Ohio - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII University City, Missouri - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Warren Ohio - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Vermont State - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Washington State - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Weld County, Colorado - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Wilamette, llinois - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume F.R.VII Wyoming State - Robert D. Leigh


Subseries II.2: Reports of Interviews

Each volume corresponds to a folder. Transcripts.

Arranged by number. Origninal order maintained. Six folders.


Box 4 Volume R. I Litchfield Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. I North Dakota State Library Commission - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. I Portage County Service (Hiram Public Library) - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. I Posey County Library Coverage, Alexandria Free Library - C. De WittHardy


Box 4 Volume R. I Warren (Ohio) Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. I Kansas City Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. I Kansas State Library Association - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. I Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume R. I University City Public Library (Mo.) - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. I St. Louis Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. I Huntsville Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. I Lubbock,Texas Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. I Parry, Oklahoma, Carnegie Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. II Alabama State Public Library Service Division - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. II Chattanooga (Tennessee) Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. II Colorado State Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. II Denver (Colorado) Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. II Florida State Library Board - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. II Geneva (Alabama) Emma Knox Kenan Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. II Georgia State Textbook and Library Divison and De Kalb County


Box 4 Volume R. II Georgia Library Service - Lillian Orden - MISSING


Box 4 Volume R. II Knoxville, Term. Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 4 Volume R. II Long Beach, California Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume R. II Perry (Oklahoma.) Carnegie Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. II Telfair County (Mc Rae, Georgia) Public Library - Lillian Orden -MISSING


Box 4 Volume R. II Wilmette (llinois) Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume R. II Bakersfield, California Kern County Free Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume R. II Notes of Los Angeles County Library and Los Angeles City Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume R. III Greeley (Colorado) Public Library - Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. III Hinds County (Kiss) Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. III Jackson, Missouri Carnegie Public Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. III Cleveland, Ohio Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume R. III Michigan State Library - C. De Witt Hardy - MISSIING


Box 4 Volume R. III Mississippi Library Commission - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. III Missouri State Library - Oliver Garceau


Box 4 Volume R. III New Orleans, La. Public Library - Oliver Garceau - MISSING


Box 4 Volume R. III Racine, Wis. Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 4 Volume R. III San Francisco Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 4 Volume R. III Solvay, New York Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 4 Volume R. III Weld County, Colorado - Oliver Garceau



Box 5 Volume R. IV Bristol, Pennsylvania Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 5 Volume R. IV Delaware State Library Commission - Lillian Orden


Box 5 Volume R. IV Detroit, Michigan Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. IV Flint, Michigan Public Library and the Genesee County (Michigan) Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. IV Little Ferry, N.J. Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 5 Volume R. IV Scranton, Pennsylvania Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 5 Volume R. IV Syracuse, NY Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 5 Volume R. IV Portland, Oregon Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. IV Toledo, Ohio Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. IV Newark, New Jersey Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 5 Volume R. V Aberdeen, Washington Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. V Chicago, llinois Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. V Cincinnati, Ohio Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. V Grays Harbor, Washington County Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. V King County, Washington Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. V Montclair, N.J. Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 5 Volume R. V New York, New York Public Library - W. O'D. Pierce


Box 5 Volume R. V Rochester, New York Public Library - Lillian Orden


Box 5 Volume R. V Seattle, Washington Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. VI California State Library - Robert D. Leigh - MISSING


Box 5 Volume R. VI The Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore Md. - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. VI Larchmont, New York Public Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. VI North Carolina Library Commission - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. VI Pacific Northwest Bibliographic Center - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. VI Wyoming State Library - Robert D. Leigh


Box 5 Volume R. VI Lancaster, S.C. County Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. VI Centralia, Illinois, Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. VI Huntingburg, Ind. Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Box 5 Volume R. VI Jasper Independent Public Library - C. De Witt Hardy


Subseries II.3: Other materials



Box 6 Vocational Interest Blanks (from Alice Bryan) - cards



Box 7 The Nature of Public Communication: A report to the Russell Sage Foundation, 1955

Typed manuscript, some with manuscript corrections.