Library: Historical Materials

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Library: historical materials
Creator: University of Rochester. Library
Call Number: UA216
Dates: 1850-2012
Physical Description: 1.34 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Library: historical materials
Creator: University of Rochester. Library
Call Number: UA216
Dates: 1850-2012
Physical Description: 1.34 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Scope and Content
Box 1 consists of documents assembled and notes made by Donald B. Gilchrist for his "History of the University of Rochester Libraries" in 1937. Also included are other manuscript materials relating to the Library and its history. Some of these were removed from the University General file in the Department of Special Collections in September 1969.

New York (State)--Rochester
Academic libraries
University of Rochester. Library
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Folders 25a and 27 of Box 1 were received from Catherine D. Hayes, Assistant Librarian, on September 4, 1970. Folder 30 was received from the Cataloging Department in May 1985. Folder 31 was received from the Acquisition Department (Helen Powers's office) on May 1993. Folder 32 and 33 received were received from Catherine Hayes in April 1999. The remainder of the collection is ongoing and consists of a miscellaneous materials gradually added over the years. Folders 1 and 5 of Box 2 were received in February 1981 from Jim Martin, who also transferred Folder 11 in February 1982. Bunny Zemel (University Development) transferred Folder 13 in 1980. Folders 1 and 2 in Box 3 were received from Mary Haslam in January 1990.Access
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[Item title, item date], Library: historical materials, UA216, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Articles on college library in The University Record and The Campus, 1873-1913
Box 1, Folder 2Library purchases, 1800s
Box 1, Folder 3List of journals received in 1868 and 1869
Box 1, Folder 4Library holdings and accession records, 1850-1851 to 1936-1937
Box 1, Folder 5History class collections, 1913-1914 to 1934-1935
Box 1, Folder 6Pages from Rosenberger's Rochester: The Making of a University regarding the Library
Box 1, Folder 7Chronological outline of library history from 1850-1851 to 1927-1928, 1850-1851 to 1927-1928
Box 1, Folder 8Donald B. Gilchrist's notes on library history
Box 1, Folder 9Donald B. Gilchrist's "History of the University of Rochester Libraries" (carbon of typescript)
Box 1, Folder 10List of books and equipment received from Rochester Collegiate Institute in December 1851
Box 1, Folder 11Material related to early acquisitions
Box 1, Folder 12Buckland Library bill of sale, 1879
Box 1, Folder 13"Books Suggested for Indexing" and "Titles of Indexed Books with their Numbers", 1870s
Box 1, Folder 14Lettering Guide, undated
Box 1, Folder 15Printed "Regulations for the Library", undated
Box 1, Folder 16Library periodical holdings, undated
Box 1, Folder 17Burton correspondence, 1889, 1893
Box 1, Folder 18"Certificate of Registry of Public Library", March 7, 1907
Box 1, Folder 19Books returned in June 1915
Box 1, Folder 20Routine for "Treatment of Periodicals", circa 1920
Box 1, Folder 21Desk scheduling, 1920, 1922
Box 1, Folder 22Student reading interests, 1929
Box 1, Folder 23Classifications in UR Library
Box 1, Folder 24"The University and the Library, 1850-1950"
Box 1, Folder 25Rush Rhees Library inscriptions (including Dr. Slater's drafts, Rush Rhees Library inscriptions, etc.)
Box 1, Folder 26Letter re: lighting of Rush Rhees Tower
Box 1, Folder 27Signs for Rush Rhees Library, circa 1930
Box 1, Folder 28Dr. Boynton's Lecture...
Box 1, Folder 29Stechert correspondence (1915-1917) re: the supplying of German books and periodicals
Box 1, Folder 30Library classification(bound typescript carbon), 1915
Box 1, Folder 31Library payroll information, 1940s-1950s
Box 1, Folder 32Library payroll information, 1950-1960s
Box 1, Folder 33Air raid information
Box 2, Folder 1"Annual Report of the Circulation Librarian to the Director of University Libraries", 1964-1969
Box 2, Folder 2Authority records, 1960s
Box 2, Folder 3Call slips for binding, 1980s
Box 2, Folder 4Circulation Department, 1972
Box 2, Folder 5Computer use by patron - First in Special Collections, 2007
Box 2, Folder 6"Cost Study of the Rush Rhees Library", 1979
Box 2, Folder 7GEAC Library System printout
Box 2, Folder 8Donald B. Gilchrist - Typescript list of manuscript letters, undated
Box 2, Folder 9Long-distance calls form
Box 2, Folder 10Miscellaneous
Box 2, Folder 11Multi-part book processing forms, 1970s
Box 2, Folder 12Order slips, 1959-1964
Box 2, Folder 13Professional staff meetings, 1963-1968
Box 2, Folder 14"Proposal for an Automated Circulation System"
Box 2, Folder 15Provisions for special patrons in River Campus Libraries (discontinued July 1970)
Box 2, Folder 16Purchase request cards, 1970s
Box 2, Folder 17Remarks - President's Society, 1980
Box 2, Folder 18Serials check-out records, 1940s-1990s
Box 2, Folder 19Shelf list cards
Box 2, Folder 20Summer schedules, 1972-1979
Box 3, Folder 1Old plans - Various floor and stack levels, undated
Box 3, Folder 2Old plans - First and third floors, undated
Box 3, Folder 3Report of the Job Analysis Task Force: University of Rochester Libraries, 1986
Box 3, Folder 4River Campus Library Committee: Faculty survey responses, circa 1970s-1980s, undated
Box 3, Folder 52012 Rush Rhees Library Waterproofing Project PowerPoint slide show
Box 4, Folder 1Library Policies, 1964-1981
Box 4, Folder 2Strategic Planning: Key Results Area Team Reports, 1994
Box 4, Folder 3Strategic Planning: Present Committee, 1992-1993
Box 4, Folder 4Strategic Planning: Surveys, 1992-1993

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