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Finding Aid for the Library Letter Collection (MUM01770)

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The Library Letter Collection is open for research. Photographs have been removed from this collection and are stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection's photographs must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

Finding Aid for the Library Letter Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01770/
Title: Library Letter Collection
Dates: 1977-1987
Collector: University of Mississippi
Physical Extent: 1 oversize box (1.58 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM01770
Location: General Special Collections; Visual Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: This collection contains preparation materials for the production of the Library Letter, a newsletter about the University of Mississippi libraries, and copies of the Library Letter that were issued.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Apral Foreman, May 2012. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, May 2012.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

University of Mississippi. Library. Friends
University of Mississippi -- History


Formats

newsletters
photographs
floor plans
page proofs


Historical Note

The first Library Letter was issued in June of 1983. The purpose of this newsletter was to provide information about the J.D. Williams Library’s contribution and expansion within the University of Mississippi and the state of Mississippi as well as to attract donors to become Friends of the Library and aid in the library’s progress. This newsletter was issued quarterly.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains preparation materials for the production of the Library Letter, a newsletter about the University of Mississippi libraries, and copies of the Library Letter that were issued.


User Information

Preferred Citation

Library Letter Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Library Letter Collection is open for research. Photographs have been removed from this collection and are stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection's photographs must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

Friends of the Library Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library


Separated Material

Photographs have been removed and transferred to cold storage for preservation purposes.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically according to format.


Container List

Folder 1.1 The Library Letter, 1984-1987
Scope: Letters 5, 7, 15, and 16. Letters 15 and 16 were found in a folder with "Dr. Noyes" on the folder tab.
Folder 1.2 Mark-ups of The Library Letter, 1983-1985
Scope: Mark-ups for letters 1, 2, 4, 5, and 8
Folder 1.3 Regulations of Library and Library Floor Plan, 1977
Scope: Library regulations and library floor plan transparency sheets
Unfoldered Cross-hatched drawing in pen and ink, undated
Scope: Drawing of boy sitting in a chair with legs crossed
Photographs removed from collection
Scope: All photographs are identified by markings that appear on their versos.
CPB 88F20.1 Art #3; Some of the items from the Silver Collection, undated
Scope: Photo of James W. Silver and Mississippi Free Press Newspaper
CPB 88F20.2 Art #2/4, undated
Scope: "Major motion: Student worker Tom Becherer making the rounds in our new truck"
CPB 88F20.3 Art #1, undated
Scope: Laura Harper searching a database for student Alicia Farage
CPB 88F20.4
CPB 88F20.5 102%, undated
Scope: Dictionary of the English Language
CPB 88F20.6 70%, 3x4 3/8, undated
Scope: Photo of man in suit standing in long driveway
CPB 88F20.7 48%, Art #1, undated
Scope: The first issue of Living Blues magazine published at The University of Mississippi
CPB 88F20.8 40%, Art #5 no caption, undated
Scope: Photo of sign – Tuesday at two tours, meet here every Tuesday at 2pm
CPB 88F20.9 8 [illegible] Norman Tiering, undated
Scope: Portrait
CPB 88F20.10 85%, Art #3, undated
Scope: "A Sampling of Rarities from Special Collections" exhibit in the lobby of The Williams Library May 7 – June 7, 21/4 "Library"
CPB 88F20.11 82%, Art #2, "Library" print this size, undated
Scope: Photo of some type of motif
CPB 88F20.12 Art #2, undated
Scope: A student assistant checks in one of thousands of journal subscriptions.
CPB 88F20.13 100%, crop as indicated, undated
Scope: H. H. Turner in office
CPB 88F20.14 83%, #1, undated
Scope: James Morus Taylor, portrait
CPB 88F20.15 75%, undated
Scope: Christmas Eve at Mr. Wardle’s
CPB 88F20.16 57%, undated
Scope: Mr. Winkle by Alfred Bryan, from Jack and Jill, 1886 (2 copies)
CPB 88F20.17 84%, #2, undated
Scope: Redone to get column print sideways with legible print at inside of column, photo of several documents
CPB 88F20.18 Art #3, undated
Scope: Interlibrary Loan head Sherrie Sam at work
CPB 88F20.19 77%, #1; Please [illegible] and or crop to 3 1/8” X 4 ”, undated
Scope: Photo of two men in dress jackets holding open books
CPB 88F20.20 84%, #3, undated
Scope: Photo of Memoirs of my own life – Chapter I
CPB 88F20.21 Helen Baird, Portrait, undated
Scope: Mounted on cardboard
CPB 88F20.22 95%, #4, undated
Scope: Photo of Friends of the Library, In Memory of John A. Doe, Donor, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Roe, UM
CPB 88F20.23 48%, #1, Library Letter Page 1 2” X 2 ”, undated
Scope: Portrait of man in dress jacket with arms folded
CPB 88F20.24 78%, #3, page 6, undated
Scope: Dickens giving his last public reading, drawing by Harry Furniss, 1870
CPB 88F20.25 65%, #2, page 2, undated
Scope: Photo of young boy at computer