Condensed program for the 1957 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 26-28, 1957 at the Hotel Lowry in St. Paul. The theme was "Now it is up to us." Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable Severin A. Mortinson, commissioner of the Department of Libraries, Auditoriums, Museums, and Stadia, St. Paul , and a presentation on rural library development by Julia D. Bennett, Director of the ALA (American Library Association) Washington office.
Exhibits information used for the 75th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association held October 15-16, 1970 at the Kahler Hotel, Rochester, Minnesota. Includes copies of the letter used by the MLA Exhibits Chairman, applications for exhibits space, a map of the exhibit area in the conference center, and a thank-you letter sent to exhibitors.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An article on the proceedings from the 49th Annual Conference of the Minnesota Library Association, held October 2-4, 1941 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The article includes an overview of the general session, section meetings, officer and committee reports, and keynote speakers.
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?.""
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.