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

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Series III: Professional Activities--General

This series includes professional correspondence, public speeches, publications, and material related to Bryan's work with professional associations in both librarianship and psychology. The series also includes correspondence, research files, and other material related to several special projects. These projects include Bryan's work on the Public Library Inquiry, which resulted in The Public Librarian.


Subseries III.1: General, 1939-1949

consists of general correspondence.



Box 17 Folder 2 Correspondence--General, 1939-1949


Subseries III.2: Associations, 1935-1967

consists of correspondence, committee files, and other material related to Bryan's work with professional associations, including the National (later International) Council of Women Psychologists, of which she was a founder, and the National Research Council's Emergency Committee in Psychology (1941-1946).


Box 17 Folder 3 American Association for Adult Education, 1941-1943


Association of American Library Schools


Box 17 Folder 4 General, 1942-1952


Box 17 Folder 5 Committee on Library School Curriculum, 1944-1945


Box 17 Folder 6 Committee on Library School Teaching, 1941


Box 17 Folder 7 Committee on Recruiting of Library School Teachers, 1941


Box 17 Folder 8 Committee on Tests and Measurements, 1938-1941


Box 17 Folder 9 Research Committee, 1951-1952


Box 17 Folder 10 American Association of University Professors, 1947-1949


American Library Association


Box 17 Folder 11 General, 1939-1951


Correspondence


Box 17 Folder 12 Chancellor, 1939-1941


Box 17 Folder 13 Milam,1938-1939


Box 17 Folder 14 Library Education Division Board, 1954-1959


Box 17 Folder 15 to 16 Board on Personnel Administration, 1954-1959, (2 Folders)



Box 18 Folder 1 Board on Personnel Administration, 1954-1959, (1 Folder)


Box 18 Folder 2 Library Education Division--Educational Research Committee, 1958


American Psychological Association


Box 18 Folder 3 Committee on Publicity and Public Relations, 1945-1947


Box 18 Folder 4 Committee on Appointive Officers, 1945


Box 18 Folder 5 Committee on Committees, 1946-1947


Box 18 Folder 6 Consulting Division, 1947-1951


Box 18 Folder 7 Educational Division, 1949


Box 18 Folder 8 Committee on Board Examiners, 1946-1947


Box 18 Folder 9 Library Committee, 1953-1954


Box 18 Folder 10 Publications Board: Subcommittee on plans for a Journal of Psychological Book Reviews, 1954


International Council of Women Psychologists (Formerly National Council of Women Psychologists



Box 3 Folder 4 to 5 General, 1941-1967, (2 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 6 Emergency Committee Representative, 1949


Box 3 Folder 7 New York Unit, 1944-1947


Box 3 Folder 8 Program Committee, 1954


National Research Council


Box 3 Folder 9 Emergency Committee in Psychology



Box 4 Folder 1 Subcommittee on Services of Women Psychologists, 1941-1943


Box 4 Folder 2 to 5 Subcommittee on Survey and Planning for Psychology, 1942-1944, (4 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 6 Intersociety Constitutional Convention, 1943



Box 18 Folder 11 Subcommittee on Library Classification of Psychological Tests, 1943-1946


Box 18 Folder 12 New York Library Association, 1940-1941


Box 18 Folder 13 New York Academy of Sciences, 1945-1947, 1955, 1945-1947, 1955


Box 18 Folder 14 Sigma Xi, 1935


Box 18 Folder 15 Phi Delta Gamma, 1949



Box 19 Subseries III.3: Special Projects

contains material on several of Bryan's special projects including the US Forest Service project, the Public Library Inquiry, her work at the Graduate Library School at the University of Chicago, and other projects on public communications, library education, and library personnel.


Box 19 Folder 1 US Forest Service Project, 1939-1943


Women in American Psychology, circa, 1943-1945



Box 5 Folder 10 General Material



Box 3 Folder 3 Women in American Psychology, 1943-1945

(Includes "Factors Affecting the Professional Careers of Men and Women Psychologists: A Bryan-Boring-OPP Questionnaire")


Public Library Inquiry, 1947-1952, 1992, 1947-1952, 1992



Box 21 Folder 1 General, 1947-1949


Box 21 Folder 2 Correspondence--General, 1949


Research Materials


Box 21 Folder 3 Samples of Materials


Box 21 Folder 4 Completed Research Forms


Box 21 Folder 5 IBM Cards


Box 21 Folder 6 Statistical Tables


THE PUBLIC LIBRARIAN


Box 21 Folder 7 PLI Reports Bryan


Box 21 Folder 8 Outlines of Book


Box 21 Folder 9 The Public Librarian (Letters of Thanks)



Box 8 Folder 1 to 3 Personnel Administration Questionnaire, (3 Folders)

(Original survey booklets; summaries for Various Groups)



Box 9 Folder 11 Revision of Personnel Book--Correspondence, 1949



Box 10 Folder 2 Surveys


Box 10 Folder 3 Personnel Administration Questionnaire

(Original survey booklets; summaries for Various Groups)


Box 10 Folder 4 Questionnaire Samples



Box 11 Folder 2 Civic Enlightenment in the United States as Measured by Public Opinion Polling Agencies: Draft Report for the Public Library Inquiry, by Helen R. Robert, 1948 July 18


Box 11 Folder 22 Alice Bryan Talk at American Library Association (ALA) about Public Library Inquiry, 1992 June



Box 21 Folder 10 Pratt Institute, 1936-1937


Box 21 Folder 11 Art School Freshman, 1939-1942


Box 21 Folder 12 University of Chicago--Graduate Library School, 1948-1951



Box 2 Folder 7 University of Chicago, 1948-1951



Box 10 Folder 10 to 11 Class Notebooks (2 Folders), circa, 1949



Box 11 Folder 1 Class Notebooks, circa, 1949



Box 21 Folder 13 Committee on Library Personnel in New Jersey, 1950


Box 21 Folder 14 California Librarian Education Study, 1952


Russell Sage Communications Study, circa, 1951


Box 21 Folder 15 General


Box 21 Folder 16 Memos from Director


Norton Text on Public Communications, 1950-1954


Box 21 Folder 17 General


Box 21 Folder 18 Memos from Robert D. Leigh


Box 21 Folder 19 Working Outlines


Box 21 Folder 20 Chapter Drafts (Individual Folders)

(List)


Box 21 Folder 21 Human Relations in Library Administration--Paul Wasserman, University of Maryland, 1969


Box 21 Folder 22 Dr. Harold Lancour--LIBRARY TRENDS issues on Human Relations, 1958-1962



Box 6 Subseries III.4: Public Speeches, 1933-1960

includes general correspondence related to Bryan's public speeches. Most of the correspondence is filed chronologically. Material related to Bryan's 1992 speech at the American Library Association is filed with the Public Library Inquiry material in Subseries 3, above.


Box 6 Folder 1 Correspondence--General, 1941, 1959-1960, 1941, 1959-1960


Correspondence--Specific Years


Box 6 Folder 2 Before 1938, 1933-1937, 1938, 1933-1937


Box 6 Folder 3 to 19 1938-1957, (17 Folders)


Subseries III.5: Publications, 1930-1952

contains a bibliography, reprints, and correspondence related to Bryan's articles, book reviews, and other publications.


General Bibliography


Box 6 Folder 20 Bibliography of Publications in Psychology and Education, circa 1945, Undated, 1945, Undated



Box 19 Folder 2 Index Cards with Information on Bryan's Publications, 1930-1952


Reprints


One Complete Set



Box 6 Folder 21 Sex Factors in Education


Box 6 Folder 22 Women in American Psychology: Factors Affecting Their Professional Careers


Box 6 Folder 23 Women in American Psychology: Factors Affecting Their Professional Careers (New York Academy of Sciences Report), 1946


Box 6 Folder 24 Legibility of Library of Congress Cards and Their Reproductions, 1945


Box 6 Folder 25 Toward Unification in Psychology, 1944


Box 6 Folder 26 Women in American Psychology: Prolegomenon, 1944



Box 7 Folder 1 Summarized Proceedings and Reports of the 7th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Applied Psychology (AAAP), 1944


Box 7 Folder 2 Educating Civilians for War and Peace Through Library Film Forums, 1943


Box 7 Folder 3 Library Film Forums on National Defense, 1941


Box 7 Folder 4 Recommendations of the Intersociety Constitutional Convention of Psychologists, 1943


Box 7 Folder 5 First Report of the Subcommittee on Survey Planning for Psychology, 1942


Box 7 Folder 6 Audience Tendencies in Rating Public Speakers, 1942


Box 7 Folder 7 Psychological Service in the Library Field, 1942


Box 7 Folder 8 Psychology as a Profession


Box 7 Folder 9 Grades, Intelligence and Personality of Art School Freshman, 1942


Box 7 Folder 10 A Technique for Rating Public Speakers, 1941


Box 7 Folder 11 The Reader as a Person, 1940


Box 7 Folder 12 A Progressive Education Project on the College Level, 1939


Box 7 Folder 13 Can There Be a Science of Bibliotherapy?, 1939


Box 7 Folder 14 Personality Adjustment Through Reading, 1939


Box 7 Folder 15 Book Review: LOGICAL ASPECTS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT Author: Othanel Smith, 1939


Box 7 Folder 16 The Art of Interviewing, 1939


Box 7 Folder 17 The Bryan-Wilke Scale for Rating Public Speeches, 1939


Box 7 Folder 18 Psychology of the Reader, 1939


Box 7 Folder 19 The Testing Program in the Library School, 1939


Box 7 Folder 20 A Comparison of Women Students Preparing for Three Different Vocations, 1938


Box 7 Folder 21 The Age Factor in Mental Organization, 1935


Box 7 Folder 22 Organization of Memory in Young Children, 1934


Box 7 Folder 23 Blood Pressure Deception Changes and Their Use as an Index of Personality, 1930

(Master's Thesis)


Additional Reprints, 1939-1946



Box 10 The Art of Interviewing, 1939


Box 10 The Personality of the School Librarian, 1940


Box 10 Reprinted Photograph of the Subcommittee on Survey and Planning of the Emergency Committee in Psychology of the National Research Council (1942), 1944


Box 10 Women in American Psychology: Statistics from the OPP Questionnaire, 1946



Box 7 Folder 24 Correspondence by Individuals, 1934-1942


Book Reviews


Box 7 Folder 26 General, 1937-1938


Box 7 Folder 27 Library Journal, 1940s


Box 7 Folder 28 Correspondence--General, 1934-1950


Box 7 Folder 29 Correspondence--Specific--Applied Psychology, 1941, 1949, 1941, 1949