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Papers of the University Librarian 1927-1974,

Author: Reginald E AllenNancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, ViscountessStringfellow BarrClifton Waller BarrettW J BarrowAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The papers contain correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda and printed material re the University of Virginia library, staff and collections. Topics include collection development; budget and expenditures; building expansion; personnel; departmental operations; statistics; organizations to which he belonged, particularly the American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, the
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Minutes
Professional papers
Correspondence
Named Person: Hemings family.; Jack Dalton; Thomas Jefferson; John Cook Wyllie
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald E Allen; Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, Viscountess; Stringfellow Barr; Clifton Waller Barrett; W J Barrow; James Adam Bear; Ben Belitt; Julian P Boyd; Irving Brant; Harry F Byrd, Jr.; James Branch Cabell; Erskine Caldwell; John Canaday; Warren Chappell; Virginius Dabney; Jack Dalton; Richard Beale Davis; Clifford Dowdey; Frances Sharf Fink; Louis Joseph Halle; Ralph Happel; Frances Parkinson Keyes; Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt; Marcus A McCorison; Linton R Massey; Harry M Meacham; Robert F Metzdorf; Michael Papantonio; Carrol H Quenzel; E Millicent Sowerby; G Thomas Tanselle; Beverley Dandridge Tucker; John Cook Wyllie; Robert Henning Webb; Aristophanes.; University of Virginia. University Librarian.; American Library Association,; Association of College and Research Libraries,; Council on Library Resources,; Grolier Club,; Raven Society (University of Virginia); Society of Indexers,; Torch Club,; University of Virginia. Bibliographical Society.; Virginia. Cultural Development Study Commission.; William Faulkner Foundation.; Young Men's Christian Association (University of Virginia); University of Virginia. Library. Board of Alderman.
OCLC Number: 647814724
Description: 33,600 items.
Other Titles: University Librarian papers

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The papers contain correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda and printed material re the University of Virginia library, staff and collections. Topics include collection development; budget and expenditures; building expansion; personnel; departmental operations; statistics; organizations to which he belonged, particularly the American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, the Council on Library Resources, the Virginia Cultural Development Study Commission, the William Faulkner Foundation, the Grolier Club, the Raven Society, the Society of Indexers, the Torch Club and the Y.M.C.A.; bibliographical and typographical interests; scholarly pursuits such as the Jefferson microcard project; and branch libraries.

The collection also contains proofs of Robert H. Webb's translation of Aristophanes' "Clouds" and Frances Fink's "Heads across the sea."

There is correspondence with fellow librarians, dealers, bibliophiles and scholars including many University of Virginia professors as well as Reginald Allen, Lady Astor, Stringfellow Barr, Clifton Waller Barrett, William J. Barrow, James A. Bear, Ben Belitt, Julian Boyd, Irving Brant, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., James Branch Cabell, Erskine Caldwell, John Canaday, Warren Chappell, Virginius Dabney, Richard Beale Davis, Clifford Dowdey, Frances Fink, Louis Halle, Ralph Happell, Frances Parkinson Keyes, James Jackson Kilpatrick, Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, Marcus McCorison, Linton Massey, Harry Meacham, Robert Metzdorf, Michael Papantonio, Carrol Quenzel, Millicent Sowerby, G. Thomas Tanselle, and Beverley Tucker.

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