New Orleans Public Library
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New Orleans Public Library
Librarian's correspondence, 1896-1962
19 reels of 16mm microfilm

Incoming correspondence of the City Librarian and other New Orleans Public Library staff. Over the years, the correspondence was microfilmed in several different batches and the originals discarded. The microfilm is filed under call number HR510.

Arrangement varies, depending on the time period covered. The earliest set (1896-1933) is arranged in a strictly chronological order. From 1934-1938, an alphabetical (by name of correspondent)/chronological arrangement was employed by the arranger. The last set of film (1938-1962) is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereunder. A listing of the subject headings used for this set follows below.


Subject Headings, Librarian's Correspondence, 1938-1962

American Library Association (1938-1962)
American Library Association Board of Personnel Administration (1948-1954)
Annual Reports (1939-1959)
Archives (1946-1957)
Army Map Service (1945-1946)
Association of Commerce (1940-1951)
Association of Commerce, War Memorial Committee (1946)
Authors (1950-1953)
Authors Receptions (1952-1954)
Balcony Stacks (1946-1947)
Bids, Newspaper (1947-1948)
Bios -- Coal and Oil (1938-1951)
Blind (1940-1954)
Board of Directors (1939-1958)
Bookmobile (1938-1954)
Bookmobile Bids (1950-1953)
Book Tours (1951-1952)
Branches -- Broadmoor Bids (1953-1954)
Branches -- Mayer-Broadmoor Remodeling (1956-1958)
Branches -- Broadmoor (1953-1954)
Branches -- Broadmoor and Navra Dedications (1953-1954)
Branches -- Gentilly (1946-1953)
Branches -- Gentilly -- Air Conditioning (1956-1957)
Branches -- Gentilly Furniture Bids (1948-1949)
Branches -- Lakeview [Smith] Furniture (1955-1956)
Branches -- Latter (1947-1949)
Branches -- Navra Bids (1953-1954)
Branches -- Navra Construction (1946-1954)
Branches -- Nora Navra Temporary Rental (1953-1954)
Branches -- New Orleans Air Base (1941-1946)
Branches -- St. Bernard Project (1942-1945)
Branches -- Robert E. Smith Branch Preliminaries and Construction (1948-1955)
Branches -- Smith Dedication (1955-1956)
Branches -- U.S.N.R. Aviation Base (1942-1943)
Budget (1946-1958)
Building Program (1942-1947)
Bulletins (1945-1958)
Capital Improvement Program (1953-1958)
Carnegie Corporation of New York (1940-1941)
Citizens Committee on Finance (1954)
Citizens Library Movement (1937-1938)
City Hall (1936-1958)
Civil Service (1935-1956)
Comic Books (1948-1949)
Cossitt Library (1936-1951)
Costume Stills (1938-1956)
Council, Social Agencies (1941-1954)
Dallas Public Library (1948-1956)
Fines Forgiveness Week (1958)
Friends of the New Orleans Public Library (1954-1958)
Friends -- Pending (1956)
Friends -- Radio (1955-1957)
Friends -- School Contact (1957)
Friends -- Telephone Contact (1957-1958)
Gifts (1938-1958)
Great Books (1951-1952)
Haspel Doll Collection (1941-1946)
Insurance (1936-1956)
Jacobs, John Hall (1950)
Levy -- Gifts (1940-1942)
Library Day (1951)
Library -- Radio (1955)
Library Recruiting Week (1956)
Library Week (1938-1939, 1957)
Louisiana Library Association (1937-1957)
Louisiana Library Association --
          Committee on Corporation with Extension Program of Southwestern Library Association (1949-1951)
Louisiana Library Association -- Constitution (1943-1944)
Louisiana Library Association -- Convention (1949-1950)
Louisiana Library Association -- Executive Board (1948-1949)
Louisiana Library Association -- President (1946-1948)
Louisiana Library Association -- Publicity Committee (1944-1947)
Louisiana State Library (1939-1957)
Louisiana State University (1938-1958)
McGivarin, E.L. (1938-1941)
Main Library -- Architects (1954-1955)
Main Library -- Art & Music Department Recommendations (1956)
Main Library Building Architects (1953)
Main Library -- Building Equipment (1954-1959)
Main Library -- Christmas Decorations (1959-1960)
Main Library -- Custodial Requirements (1956-1948)
Main Library -- Dedication (1957-1961)
Main Library -- Estey Corporation (1957-1962)
Main Library -- Extension (1957)
Main Library -- Farnsworth, R.F. (1956-1960)
Main Library -- Furniture (1956-1960)
Main Library -- Ground Breaking (1956)
Main Library -- International Week (1958)
Main Library -- Lee Circle Property (1953-1959)
Main Library -- Location and Survey by Alfred M. Githens (1952-1958)
Main Library -- Moving (1957-1960)
Main Library -- Paving (1959)
Main Library -- Public Opinion (1953-1955)
Main Library -- Questionnaires (1953-1959)
Main Library -- Remington Rand (1955-1962)
Main Library -- School Board (1955-1958)
Main Library -- C.G. Smither (1956-1958)
Main Library -- Space Requirements (1955-1956)
Main Library -- Specifications (1954-1955)
Main Library -- Suggestions (1955-1958)
Main Library -- Survey (1959-1960)
Main Library -- Transportation (1957-1958)
Meeting -- Southeastern and Southwestern (1946)
Moore, Sylvia (1939)
Music Department (1940-1951)
New Orleans Better Films Chapter (1937-1943)
New Orleans Libraries (1941)
New Orleans Library League (1939-1958)
Placement Sub-Committee (1952-1953)
Publicity (1939-1957)
Radio Scripts -- Panel Discussion (1942)
Rosenwald Book Offer (1939-1946)
Salary Statistics (1946-1958)
Scholastic Writing Awards (1952)
Schools (1952-1958)
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (1940)
Southwestern Library Association (1949-1956)
Southwestern Library Association Committee (1947-1948)
Southwestern Library Association Convention (1947-1949)
Southwestern Library Association -- Exhibits (1941-1953)
Southwestern Library Association-Louisiana Joint Meeting (1958-1960)
Southwestern Library Association -- Policy Committee (1955-1956)
Southwestern Library Association -- President (1946-1948)
Summer Reading Program (1946-1957)
Teenage Book Lists (1951-1952)
Teenage Book Review (1947-1956)
Teenage Book Review Titles (1954-1955)
Teenage TV Books (1953-1954)
University Center (1943-1945)
Works Progress Administration (1936-1942)
Works Progress Administration Project, New Orleans Public Library (1939-1943)


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