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Alice I. Bryan papers, 1921-1992, bulk 1935-1975

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Series II: Columbia University--School of Library Service

This series consists of material related to Bryan's career at the School of Library Service. It also includes material on two research projects undertaken in the 1940s on library film forums and the legibility of the Library of Congress catalog, respectively.


Subseries II.1: General, 1939-1959, 1976, 1939-1959, 1976

consists of general announcements, correspondence, and faculty meeting material.



Box 13 Folder 1 General Announcements, 1944, 1976, Undated, 1944, 1976, Undated


Box 13 Folder 2 General Reports, 1943-1954


Box 13 Folder 3 Academic Representation, 1942


Faculty


Box 13 Folder 4 General, 1939


Box 13 Folder 5 Meetings, 1946-1954


Correspondence


Box 13 Folder 6 General--Miscellaneous, 1939-1942


By Persons


Box 13 Folder 7 Brown, Charles, 1939, 1946, 1939, 1946


Box 13 Folder 8 Heaps - Weston, 1940, 1956, 1940, 1956


Box 13 Folder 9 Hoffman - Waples, 1942


Box 13 Folder 10 Shaw, Ralph, 1942


Box 13 Folder 11 Personal History, 1944-1946, Undated, 1944-1946, Undated


Subseries II.2: Dean's Office, 1939-1965

contains correspondence and memoranda sent between Bryan, individual deans, and the dean's office.


Box 13 Folder 12 General Correspondence, 1943-1959


Box 13 Folder 13 C.C. Williamson, 1939-1942, 1965, 1939-1942, 1965


Carl M. White


Box 13 Folder 14 General Correspondence, 1946, 1953, 1946, 1953


Box 13 Folder 15 Special Memoranda, 1944-1954


Ernest J. Reese


Box 13 Folder 16 General Correspondence, 1945-1948


Box 13 Folder 17 Special Memoranda, 1944-1949


Lowell A. Martin


Box 13 Folder 18 General Correspondence, 1946-1952


Box 13 Folder 19 Special Memoranda, 1947-1951


Robert D. Leigh


Box 13 Folder 20 General Correspondence, 1952-1959


Subseries II.3: Committees, 1938-1971

documents Bryan's committee work within the school, and includes files on her work on the curriculum, masters' theses, instruction, research and doctoral committees.


Box 13 Folder 21 General, 1942-1944, 1959, 1942-1944, 1959


Box 13 Folder 22 Social Committee, 1938, 1944-1945, 1938, 1944-1945


Box 13 Folder 23 Faculty Cooperation in National Defense, 1940


Box 13 Folder 24 Masters' Theses, 1943, Undated, 1943, Undated


Box 13 Folder 25 Refugee Students, 1942-1945


Box 13 Folder 26 Columbia Research Journal, 1942


Box 13 Folder 27 1944 Curriculum Committee, 1944-1945, 1944, 1944-1945


Box 13 Folder 28 Programs for Librarians in Service, 1944


Box 13 Folder 29 Hospital Library Conference, 1945


Committee on Instruction


Box 13 Folder 30 to 31 1951-1953, (2 Folders)



Box 14 Folder 1 to 2 1953-1954, 1960-1966, 1953-1954, 1960-1966, (2 Folders)


Box 14 Folder 3 Committee on Vogleson Fund, 1950-1951


Box 14 Folder 4 Committee on Haines' Book, 1952


Box 14 Folder 5 Committee on Admissions and Awards, 1954


Box 14 Folder 6 Committee on the Survey, 1955


Committee on the Doctorate


Box 14 Folder 7 to 9 1956-1968, (3 Folders)



Box 12 Folder 1 to 3 1969-1971, (3 Folders)


Committee on Research



Box 14 Folder 10 1957-1960



Box 15 Folder 1 1961-1970


Box 15 Folder 2 Documents, 1966-1967


Subseries II.4: Special Conferences, 1944

relates to the planning of a proposed SLS Summer Conference.


Box 15 Folder 3 Summer Conference, 1944


Box 15 Folder 4 School Librarians, 1944


Subseries II.5: Examinations, 1940-1970

includes material related to examinations given by the SLS - comprehensive examinations, qualifying examinations for the doctorate, and other graduate examinations. The subseries also includes examinations for Bryan's courses; however, additional course examinations are filed with the course materials in Subseries 9: Courses.


Comprehensive


Box 15 Folder 5 General, 1940-1946


Box 15 Folder 6 Reports, 1943


Publications


Box 15 Folder 7 General, 1941-1942


Box 15 Folder 8 Achievement Examinations in Librarianship, Undated


Graduate


Box 15 Folder 9 General, 1940-1941


Box 15 Folder 10 Interpretation of Research Data, 1941


Course Examinations


Box 15 Folder 11 LS 395-396, K 8091x, 1940-1947, 1964-1970, 1940-1947, 1964-1970


Box 15 Folder 12 LS 119, 1950-1954

(Includes examination for LS 321, 1939-1940)


Box 15 Folder 13 LS 120, 1946-1947


Box 15 Folder 14 Doctoral Qualifying Exam Questions, 1956-1970


Subseries II.6: Research--Special, 1940-1946

This subseries includes Bryan's research files on library film forums (1940-1946) and the legibility of the Library of Congress catalog (1944-1945). Copies of related publications are filed in Series III, Subseries 5: Publications.


Box 15 Folder 15 Film Forums, circa, 1946


Box 15 Folder 16 Bryan-Schlesinger Scale for Rating Motion Pictures, 1941


Box 15 Folder 17 Film Forum Library Project, 1941-1943, Undated, 1941-1943, Undated



Box 16 Folder 1 Film Forum Research, 1941-1945


Box 16 Folder 2 Morale, 1940-1941


Box 16 Folder 3 Legibility--Library of Congress Catalog, 1944-1945


Subseries II.7: Student Research, 1938-1965

consists primarily of general correspondence, manuals, and memoranda on students pursuing masters' or doctoral degrees at SLS.


Box 16 Folder 4 Masters' Theses--General Requirements--Manual, 1938-1947


Box 16 Folder 5 DLS Colloquium, 1957-1965


Box 16 Folder 5 DLS Dissertations--General, 1958-1960


Subseries II.8: Students, 1938-1969

consists of general correspondence and guidelines on student research and grading policies. The subseries also contains correspondence between Bryan and individual students on research issues.


Box 16 Folder 6 Rating Scales, Undated


Correspondence--By Persons (Individual Folders)


Box 16 Folder 7 General--Miscellaneous, 1940-1969


Box 16 Folder 8 Buchanan, Lilian, 1944


Box 16 Folder 9 Jackson Evalene, Undated


Box 16 Folder 10 Oberheim, Grace, 1939-1945


Box 16 Folder 11 Research Report--General, 1941


Subseries II.9: Courses, 1939-1971

includes course outlines, lecture notes, examinations, reading lists, and other material. The files were not kept together in good order, and much of the material is undated.



Box 12 Folder 4 LS 113 Public Communication and the Library, 1950-1951



Box 16 Folder 13 to 16 LS 113, 1950-1952



Box 19 Folder 4 LS 113 and LS K6081 1951, Undated, 1951, Undated



Box 12 Folder 8 to 9 LS K6081 & LS 113--Examinations, 1955-1969, Undated, 1955-1969, Undated, (2 Folders)



Box 19 Folder 3 LS 119, 1951-1952



Box 16 Folder 12 LS 282 Human Relations in Library Administration-- Course Materials, 1939-1945, Undated, 1939-1945, Undated



Box 19 Folder 6 to 7 LS 282 and LS K8021y Human Relations in Library Administration, 1970-1971, Undated, 1970-1971, Undated, (2 Folders)



Box 16 Folder 19 LS K8021 Human Relations, Undated



Box 5 Folder 2 LS 284 Sampling, 1940-1945, Undated, 1940-1945, Undated



Box 4 Folder 9 LS 300 Seminar in Research Methods, 1961, Undated, 1961, Undated



Box 19 Folder 5 LS K6081x, 1970-1971



Box 5 Folder 1 K8911x Statistics, 1931, 1947, Undated, 1931, 1947, Undated



Box 4 Folder 7 KLS 8091 Research Methods, circa 1970, 8091, 1970


Box 4 Folder 8 to 9 K9091 Seminar in Research Methods, circa, 1970, (2 Folders)



Box 12 Folder 5 LS K, 9091


Box 12 Folder 6 to 7 LS K8091 / K9091 Research Methods, (2 Folders)



Box 17 Folder 1 LS K8091-9091 Research Methods, 1967-1968