Report of the Governor's Third State Conference on Children and Youth, held May 9-10, 1952 at the Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chaired by Dr. Christianson, topics discussed included mental health for children, preventions and treatment of juvenile deliquency, community services, the defense of youth and the formation of youth councils.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Report of the 40th annual [business] meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held in Des Moines, Iowa, October 13, 1932, with reports from the certification committee, election of officers, and motions to consult with the legislative and educational authorities about certification for Public and School librarians, and for the Minnesota Library Association to continue their membership in the American Library Association.
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 second annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held December 26, 1892 in the rooms of the State Historical Society in St. Paul. Total association membership equals 15. Minutes were read, officers elected for the coming year, and a call for meetings to be held quarterly rather than annually to encourage interest in the organization. J.F. Williams read a paper on "The Librarian as a Public Servant" and Dr. Hosmer read a paper on "Browsing." The topic of freedom on access to library shelves discussed, with group agreeing that more freedom was better.
Report of the first annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held on December 29, 1891 in the rooms of the State Historical Society in St. Paul with the purpose to organize State Library Association based on recommendations of the American Library Association and similar to associations in other states. Motion was made to create a constitution which was submitted and approved after the meeting [available separately]. Elected officers for the next year are William W. Folwell, President; Helen McCaine, Vice President; and J.F. Williams, Secretary & Treasurer. The Secretary was directed to prepare a circular announcing the organization and be sent to every librarian in the State.
Report of the Spring Quarterly Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held March 29, 1893 in the rooms of the State Historical Society with 19 members present. Welcome by Ex- Governor Ramsey. Minutes were read and approved. Topics discussed include library architecture (Dr. Folwell), open versus closed stacks and freedom of access for patrons, and a proposed system of travelling libraries to be sent around the state (Miss Countryman). Resolution made expressing sympathy for J. Fletcher Williams in his present illness.
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.
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.