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DC Special Libraries Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 014
The collection consists of office files that include annual reports, correspondence, by-laws, its constitution (1940-1966), maps, biographical information, a procedures manual, photographs, and long-range planning reports. It also contains records documenting the work of its committees and member groups and many editions of Notes, DCSLA’s chapter newsletter. The collection is broken into four series: General topics, Committee files, Group files, and Newsletters.

Dates

  • 1940-1985

Language of Materials

English

Extent

5 linear feet; 13 boxes

Biographical / Historical

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) was founded in 1909 to promote and support librarians working in special library settings. The Washington, D.C. Chapter was the 20th to be formed and affiliated with the national SLA on October 25, 1940.

Custodial History

Records of the D.C. Special Libraries Association (DCSLA) have been donated by various members and officers of the organization since 1988.
Title
DC Special Libraries Association
Subtitle
An inventory of DC Special Libraries Association at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by DC Public Library.
Date
1998-11
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the DC Public Library Special Collections Repository

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