Manuscript Collection

American Library Association Designated Depository Libraries Report - Accession 1544 M753 (810)

Title

American Library Association Designated Depository Libraries Report - Accession 1544 M753 (810)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1544 - M753 (810)

Inclusive Dates

1923

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

118 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Report on designated depository libraries, showing conditions on Apr. 16, 1923, under selective plan first authorized by Public Act 171, 67th Congress, with list of designated depository libraries revised to July 1, 1923 by Mary Ann Hartwell, cataloger in Office of Superintendent of Documents and Member of Public Documents Committee of the American Library Association which was printed by the Washington Government Printing Office in 1923. The report, statistical in nature, includes “(1) A copy of the “Classified list of Untied States public documents for selection by depository libraries, July 1, 1922,” annotated with figures showing the number of requests for each series of publications; (2) A list of the designated depositories corrected to April 16, 1923; (3) An outline map of the United States showing designated depository libraries, April 16, 1923, with relative numbers of publications received under selective plan and ratio between number of libraries and population of each State (PL. 1); (4) An outline map of the United States showing kinds of libraries designated as depositories, April 16, 1923 (Pl. 2); and (5) A sheet which shows in tabular form, by States, sizes of collections and kinds of libraries, the same information which is plotted on the two accompanying maps of the United States just mentioned.”

Provenance

The American Library Association Designated Depository Libraries Report was transferred from the Ida Jane Dacus Library on June 14, 2016.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

American Library Association Designated Depository Libraries Report - Accession 1544 M753 (810)

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