DC Special Libraries Association Records
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.
Language of Materials
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.
Records of the D.C. Special Libraries Association (DCSLA) have been donated by various members and officers of the organization since 1988.
- DC Special Libraries Association
- An inventory of DC Special Libraries Association at DC Public Library
- Finding aid prepared by DC Public Library.
- Description rules
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