Collection Number: 40059

Collection Title: Library Catalog Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1883, undated

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2 items)
Abstract Prior to the development of the card catalog system, the Library's holdings were listed in ledger books. The Catalog Department was formally organized around 1924, after the card system had been in use for a number of years. Records of the Catalog Department consist of two ledger books listing the holdings of the Library; entries give author, title, and other bibliographic information as well as shelf location.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Catalog Department.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains additional materials that are not available for immediate or same day access. Please contact Research and Instructional Service staff at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu to discuss options for consulting these materials.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Library Catalog Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40059, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Prior to the development of the card catalog system, the Library's holdings were listed in ledger books. The Catalog Department was formally organized around 1924, after the card system had been in use for a number of years.

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Records of the Catalog Department consist of two ledger books listing the holdings of the Library; entries give author, title, and other bibliographic information as well as shelf location.

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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