Announcement of American Library Association Regional Conference for Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska, scheduled October 12-15, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa. Includes information on meetings, activities, honored guests, and speakers including Gratia Countryman of the Minneapolis Public Library and Frank K. Walter of the University of Minnesota.
Detailed program of the 1932 Five State Conference of the American Library Association (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska) held in Des Moines, Iowa, October 12-15, 1932. Includes daily meeting programs and activities, lists names of Conference Committee members, Round Table and Selection Chairmen, Local Committee members, and exhibitors. Copy held by Clara F. Baldwin, including several pages of handwritten notes taken at the conference.
Program for the Official Regional Meeting of the American Library Association held in Sioux City, Iowa, October 13-16, 1925, conducted by the State Library Associations of Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Topics include adult education, county libraries, small libraries, and lending department problems. Speakers included Frank Walters, University of Minnesota Librarian and Executive Board Member of the American Library Association.
The document is an overview of the Fact Finder radio program, which ran continuously every week from Oct. 5, 1938 - June 30, 1939. The main goal of the program was to entertain and instruct as much as possible. The radio scripts were written by members of the Minnesota Library Association radio committee in the Minneapolis Public Library.
Letter dated October 13, 1938 from Lee F. Zimmerman, State Director of Libraries, to Minnesota Librarians. The letter was a template used to request that local libraries work with their local radio stations to broadcast radio scripts at the local level. The radio scripts were originally created by the Minnesota Library Association Radio Committee to be broadcast over a period of 12-13 weeks on station KSTP in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Speech from Carl Vitz, Librarian of the Minneapolis Public Library, to the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation about the library situation in Minnesota in 1938. The lack of access to books in Minnesota for 40% of the citizens, state aid to rural libraries, and the Minnesota State Aid Bill for Libraries is discussed.
Dinner Program for 1928 Minnesota and North Dakota Library Associations. Agenda includes dinner, community singing, library limericks, and library conundrums. Includes partial list of conundrums about authors.
Preliminary announcement of Minnesota Library Association 10th annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 10-12, 1902 to be held in conjunction with the meeting of the National Educational Association. Includes list of officers and executive committee, and anticipated program.
Announcement of Minnesota Library Association 11th annual meeting in Owatonna, Minnesota, October 15-17, 1903. Includes list of officers, executive and local committee members, and information on the program, exhibits, membership, transportation and lodging.
Announcement and tentative program for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) 50th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1-3, 1942, with focus on the organization's history and plans for the future.
Hand decorated, typed notice of events of the Children and Young People's Section during the 1942 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Conference, including planned tour of the Minneapolis Public Library, business meeting, and luncheon. Originally included with 1942 MLA Conference Announcement mailing.
Notes on the fourth session of the 1948 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held October 9-11, 1948 at the Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes detailed descriptions of a presentation by Miss Vormelker, President of the Special Librarians Association, Mr. Errett W. McDiarmid who represented the American Library Asssociation, and Mr. Donals E. Strout who spoke about the future of the Minnesota Library Association. The MLA business meeting directly followed.
Luncheon and dinner menus from the Minnesota Library Association annual conference, September 30 - October 1, 1949 at the Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, Minnesota. The following menus are included: Children's, Young People's, School Librarians' Section, County Librarians' Section, Minnesota Association of Hospital and Medical Librarians, Reference, College, and Catalog Sections, and the conference banquet.
Notice of proposed change to Article IV of Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Constitution from requiring MLA President and one or more members to participate on A.L.A. Council, to requiring one or more members of MLA to participate, with the associated correction to MLA by-laws. Originally included with 1942 MLA Conference Announcement mailing.
Ballot for 1942 officer election for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), including seats for the President, First Vice-President & President Elect, Second Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer. Originally included with 1942 MLA Conference Announcement mailing.
Transcription of the 1950 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Conference proceedings held September 28-30, 1950 at the Hotel Duluth in Duluth, with Presidence Mary C. Baker presiding. The opening address was presented by the Honorable George W. Johnson, Mayor of Duluth. Panel disussions include ""Minnesota Legislative Needs"" and ""Should Librarians Read?.""
Draft report of proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held October 1-3, 1942 at the Hotel Curtis, Minneapolis, MN with hand-written changes (11 pages). Includes information about speakers at the General Sessions; the annual business meeting; the Treasurer's Report; reports by the Library Planning Committee, Legislative Committee, Library Building Committee, Children's Memorial Library Committee, Victory Book Campaign, Publicity Committee, Committee on State Documents, and Nominating Committee; the annual banquet commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of MLA; and notes on section meetings of the Junior Members Roundtable, Small Public Libraries, Trustee's, Catalog, Children's and Young People's, College sections, and the Minnesota Association of Hospital and Medical Librarians. [Final report of proceedings stored separately.]
Program for the 1958 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 12-14, 1958 at Madden's Lodge in Brainerd. The theme was ""Bigger libraries in a smaller world."" Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable Levi Johnson, mayor of Brainerd. Session topics include ""Progress report on Library Development in Minnesota"", ""Untapped Resources of Information about World Affairs"", ""Books - The Bond Between Us"", ""Super-market Methods in Book Acquisition?"", ""Books Across the Sea Program of the English-speaking Union"", and ""Books in a World on Fire"".