The minutes of a special meeting of the Winona Library Association to certify and adopt the City resolution to create a free public library in Winona. The minutes include attached local newspaper clippings related to the resolution.
Resolutions of the 30th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Grace M. Stevens. The conference took place at the Spalding Hotel in Duluth, October 2-4, 1922.
Report of the 30th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Grace M. Stevens. The conference took place at the Spalding Hotel in Duluth, October 2-4, 1922.
Notes from the 13th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 12-14 in Red Wing, Minnesota. President of the association Gratia Countryman presided and gave the opening address on "The Library as Social Center." Other presentations included topics such as reading rooms for smokers, book selection, county extension of library services, the history of Red Wing, acquisition of state documents, advertising library resources, and story hours. List of resolutions and elected officers are included.
Notes from the 8th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 1-2 at the Free Library of Winona, Minnesota. William W. Folwell, president of the association presided over the conference. The welcome address was given by F. S. Bell, president of the Winona Library Board. Presentations included "Progress of the State Library Commission" by Clara Baldwin, "The Library in Educational Work" by Alice N. Farr, "Happenings at the Desk" by Julia Hess, "The Reading of our Youth" by Lettie M. Krafts, a discussion of Napoleon and the Louisian Purchase by By James K. Hosmer, "Bookbinding and Repair" by Otto Wolff, "Newspaper Clippings" by Evelyn Crandall Lyon, and "The Library and the Farmer" by Willet M. Hays. A list of elected officers is included. Following the association meeting, the State Library Commission hosted a meeting on the topic of travelling libraries for all interested association members.
Notes from the 9th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 14-15, 1901 in Stillwater, Minnesota. Presentations included "Our State Publications" by Warren Upham of the Minnesota Historical Society, "Reference Work" by Mrs. C. M. Beals,"Beginnings of an Art Library" by Katherine Patten, "The Children's Department" by Mrs. A. C. Ellison, "Work With the Children" by Agnes Libby, "History and Literature" by Willis M. West, "Selection and Purchase of Books" by Jessie McMillan, and "Library Architecture" by Marie E. Brick. A list of elected officers and resolutions is included.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association 21st annual meeting held October 21-23, 1913 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes a list of officers and program of events. Cited topics include welcome address by James Thayer Gerould, Librarian, University of Minnesota, with themes of educational extension, and library and the student, public meeting, roundtable discussions, business meeting with committee reports and election of officers.
Report of the 20th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held October 2-4, 1912, in Faribault, Minnesota, written by Mabel Martin Secretary-Treasurer. Includes committee appointments, business meeting, trustee's section, and discussions of library expenditures, legislation, advertising, library extension services in counties throughout the state, references services, traveling libraries, special libraries, genealogical collections, and public documents. Recommendation made to support any measure for better housing for the State Historical Library and the Library Commission.
Report of the 31st annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Sophia J. Lammers. The conference took place at the State School for the Deaf in Faribault, MN, September 3-5, 1923.
Report of the 29th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Margaret Hickman. The conference took place in the St. Paul Public Library, October 31-November 2, 1921.
Report of the 28th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Margaret Hickman. The conference took place in the Hibbing Public Library, September 15-18, 1920.
Report of the 41st annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on June 14-17, 1933 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The opening address was presented by Frank K. Walter of the University of Minnesota on "Foreign Libraries." Other presentations include the topics of the future of libraries, the library budget, book purchasing on a limited budget, books with a Minnesota focus, essential library services in times of austerity, and the differences between Eastern and Western cultures. Recaps of the section luncheon discussions are included. The elected officers are listed.
Report of the 45th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Gertrude Glennon. The conference took place October 14, 1937 at the Center for Continuation Study of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to a report of the conference, it also describes the Institute of Librarians of North Dakota and Minnesota sessions preceeding the conference.
Report of the 39th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, held October 9, 10, and 11, 1931 at the Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault, Minnesota, written by Gertrude Glennon. Report of the committee on Certification and qualification of Librarians in Minnesota by Edna Moore, Chariman, recommending minimum qualifications for librarians in different grades of position. Report of certification laws in other states, responsibilities of librarians in small towns, with resolution that MLA Motion carried to present a bill to the next meeting of the state legislature authorizing the State Department of Education to draw up standard for certification for librarians of different grades. Discussion of the meaning of an accredited school, report of recent Committee on the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection and libraries, Agricultural extension at University of Minnesota. Joint Session for School and Children�s Librarians, holdings of the State Archives, books available for blind readers in the state, trends in current literature, business meeting with constitutional amendments, report of new officers by nominations committee
Report of the 38th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association held at the Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 17, 1930, written by Gertrude Glennon, Secretary. Reports of the legislative and education committees, including discussion of accredited library schools within the state.
Report of the 34th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary pro tem Adra M. Fay. The conference took place in Itasca State Park, MN, June 10-12, 1926. Of note is the MLA's plan to present to the University of Minnesota the possibility of establishing a library curriculum. At the time, there was no library training offered in-state, according to the report.
Minnesota Library Association; Earhart, Frances E.
Report of the 22nd annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held September 15, 16, and 17, 1914, in Little Falls, Minnesota, written by Frances E. Earhart, Secretary. Appointments to the resolutions, nominations, proposed pensions committee of the Minnesota Educational Association. Conference theme of Library and Public Recreation includes the use of victrola and movies in libraries, story telling, children�s services, the library and the club, program making for clubs, the town library and the country club, rural community activities, women�s clubs, state-wide federated clubs, aids to librarians including special publications, trade catalogs, informational booklets, advertising materials, state and municipal reports, and publications of societies and institutions, developments in the combination of school and public libraries, developments in state library work. Resolutions committee recommends that school librarians should be eligible for teachers� pensions to be taken up by the executive committee, and that a committee be appointed to revise the constitution of the Association.
Notes from the 7th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) which was held on October 17-18, 1899 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The welcome address was presented by C. F. MacDonald, President of the St. Cloud Library Board. A short class on the cataloging was conducted by Mrs. W. J. Southward. The evening program was omitted so that the Association could attend a meeting of the State Federation of Women's Clubs and hear an address by Federation president Margaret J. Evans. On the second day of the conference the Library Association visited the state Normal School, hosted by school President Kleeburger. Officers were elected and further papers were presented on the topics of library rules and regulations, bulletin boards and special lists, best reference books, and the responsibilities of the library trustee.
Report of the third annual meeting of the Minneapolis Library Association held December 27, 1893 in the Minneapolis Public Library. Topics discussed include devices displayed for librarians at the World's Fair, and the advance printed catalogue cards. Resolution in support of the Printing Bill to distribute public documents with request for support from Minnesota senators.
Report of the 19th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Conner. The conference took place at the St. Alban's Beach hotel in Minnetonka, Minnesota September 20, 21, and 22, 1911. Welcome given by Gratia Countryman, librarian, Minneapolis Public Library with addresses by Geo. B. Utley, secretary of the American Library association entitled Reaching the People, Geo. E. Vincent, President of the University of Minnesota on The Social Memory, C.G. Schulz, Supt. Public Instruction, on The Library and Education, Lettie E. Stearns on The Library and Country Life, and Clara Kellogg of Neighborhood House, St. Paul, on The Library and the Little Citizen. Sessions included a roundtable discussion on Book Selection, and talks on buying children's books, foreign books, correlation with school libraries, book ordering, the use of pictures in the library, the trustees round table, and a story hour symposium. Resolution was made to affiliate with the American Library Association. Election of officers with President Margaret Palmer, Hibbing; Vice-president Frances Earhart, Duluth; Secretary-treasurer, Mabel Martin, Minneapolis; Executive committee, Miriam Carey, St. Paul and Alice Lamb, Litchfield. Agreed that a token of friendly expression be sent to Mrs. Mc Pherson of Stillwater by the members of the association.
Minnesota Library Association; Clute, Elizabeth W.
Notes from the 14th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 25-27, 1906 in Austin, Minnesota. Association president Maud van Buren presided over the conference and offered the president's address on "The Social Side of the Librarian's Life." Gratia Countryman provided a report on the travelling library program. Other presentations were given on the topics of the training and role of trustees, book lending policies, fines, puchase of foreign books, open hours on Sundays, housekeeping, materialism and the public library, and public school and the public library. It was agreed by vote to create a trustees section of the association and officers were elected. Lists of association officers and resolutions are included.
Notes from the 12th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 27-28 in Mankato, Minnesota. Mr. C. E. Wise, president of the Mankato Library Board, provided the welcoming address. Presentations were given on the topics of reference service in small libraries, county extension of library services in rural areas, reading for children, a report from the Committee on State Documents, and conducting a library on $1000 a year. Six resolutions are recorded and a list of elected officers is included.
Notes from the 11th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 15-17, 1903 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Vice-president Katherine McMillan Beals presided. The welcome address was given by Mr. L. L. Wheelock, president of the Owatonna Library Board. The opening address was given by Warren Upham, Librarian of the Minnesota Historical Society, on history and literature of Minnesota. Other presentation topics included co-operative cataloging and Library of Congress cards by Lydia M. Poirier, public documents in the non-depository library by Miss L. M. Crafts, reports and statistics by Miss Sarah E. Le Crone, ""The Library as an Educational Institution"" by Mr. P. J. Kuntz, and "The Ideal Library and its Place in the Community" by Judge Edwin Ames Jaggard. The resolution commitee resolved to request funds from the State University Board of Regents to make accessible the set of Library of Congress catalog cards deposited at the University library. A list of elected officers is included.
Notes from the 10th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held in conjuction with the meeting of the Library Section of the N. E. A. on July 10-12, 1902 in Minnepolis, Minnesota. Dr. W. W. Folwell of the University of Minnesota presided. Presentations included "The Library Profession" by Mrs. W. J. Southward, "The Popular Book" by Emily H. Corson, "The Publisher and the Library" by Minnie A. McGraw, "Library Legislation in Minnesota" by Daniel Fish, a report on Minnesota state documents by Warren Upham, and "Printed Finding Lists" by Jeanette Clarke. A committee on legislation was appointed. Gratia Countryman of the Minneapolis Public Library led a round table discussion on publisher net prices and on state documents. A list of elected officers is included.
At the 37th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), which was held September 4-7, 1929, Clara F. Baldwin was presented with a check of $250.00 and a book containing letters of appreciation from the members of the association. This was to recognize Clara Baldwin's thirty years of service to the Minnesota Library Association.
Report of the 15th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth W. Clute. The conference took place in the Senate Committee rooms, New Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota September 25-28, 1907.
Report of the 24th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary Raymond L. Walkley. The conference took place at the public library in Virginia, Minnesota, September 6-8, 1916.
Report of the 16th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association, which took place on June 23rd, 1908 at Tonka Bay Hotel, Tonka Bay, Minnesota. There was no formal program in 1908 because of the American Library Association Annual conference.
Report of the 25th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary Bell M. Owens. The conference took place at the St. Paul public library in St. Paul, Minnesota, October 8-10, 1917.
Report of the 75th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association held October 15-16, 1970 at the Kahler Hotel, Rochester, Minnesota. The report includes information about conference finances, programs, hospitality, exhibits, registration and reservations, a Rap Session report, Awards Jury report, and the conference Chairman's suggestions.
Report of the 26th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary Ruth Rosholt. The conference took place at the Mankato public library in Mankato, Minnesota, September 26-28, 1918.
Report of the 23rd annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary Clara F. Baldwin. The conference took place at Hotel Keewaydin, Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota on September 15-17, 1915
Report of the 42nd annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on August 30-Setember 1, 1934 in Glenwood, Minnesota. The opeing adress on ""New Trends in Education"" was presented by Daisy Brown, president of Minnesota Education. Other presentation topics include book selection, the economic and political situation of the Depression, adult education during the Depression, county extension services, and summer reading programs. Summaries of the group luncheon discussions and a list of the elected officers is included.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) 29th annual conference held October 31-November 2, 1921 at St. Paul Hotel. The address was given by Mrs. C.L. Atwood, chairman of the civil service reform committee of the Minnesota Federation of Women's Clubs.
Minnesota Library Association (MLA) proceedings from the annual conference held September 24-26, 1924 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The keynote speaker for the opening banquet was Mr. David Bryn-Jones of Carlton College & Trinity Baptist Church, Minneapolis speaking on "The ideals of adult education." The Business Session, presided over by MLA President Mr. Wheelock, appointed members to the Resolutions Committee, and included committee reports for the Agricultural Reading group, the Certification Committee, the Legislative Committee, the Publicity Committee, the Committee on Documents, the Committee for the Survey of Library Service (appointed by the American Library Association), the Education Committee focused on recruiting librarians in library instruction in elementary schools, high schools, teacher's colleges (Mankato, Winona, St. Cloud, Duluth, Bemidji, and Moorhead), colleges and private schools, adult education, and the University Extension Division. The Education Committee made recommendations of current book titles of interest in the areas of home and love stories, novels, mystery stories, cheerful or humorous stories, historical novels, romance, school life and young people, about a special place (western, city or northern story), foreign locales, biographies, books for private libraries, and children's books. An MLA financial statement is also included at the end of the report.
Notes from the 6th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on December 14-1, 1898 at the new library building in Rochester, Minnesota. Notes include a list of attendees, amendments to the constitution, resolutions and the list of officers elected.
Meeting notes for the 92nd annual conference for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 7-9, 1987 at Madden's Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota. The notes include reports from the Treasurer, Secretary, President, Vice President/President Elect, the ALA Chapter Councilor, the member at large for Intellectual Freedom, the member at large for Legislative Affairs, and the Membership Committee. Resolutions were passed to urge the media to report more fully on harassment of local alternative bookstores and information resources, to seek the re-establishment of an ALA-accredited MLS program at the U of M, and to commend Senator Paul Simon and Congressman James Oberstar for their support of library services in Minnesota.