Collection Number: 40060

Collection Title: Library Collection Development Department University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1933-1981

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 950 items)
Abstract Until 1983 the Collection Development Department of the Library was known as the Bibliographic Services Department. It evolved as staff were needed to assist the Chief Bibliographer in the selection of materials and management of book funds. The position of Chief Bibliographer was established in 1957. Records of the Collection Development Department consist mainly of correspondence and other files of the Library's Chief Bibliographer, including historical files, 1933-1981, pertaining to cooperative collection development agreements between the libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. Also included are other files of the Library's Collection Development Department, formerly the Bibliographic Services Department.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Collection Development 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 Collection Development Department University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40060, 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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Until 1983 the Collection Development Department of the Library was known as the Bibliographic Services Department. It evolved as staff were needed to assist the Chief Bibliographer in the selection of materials and management of book funds. The position of Chief Bibliographer was established in 1957.

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Mainly correspondence and other files of the Library's Chief Bibliographer, including historical files, 1933-1981, pertaining to cooperative collection development agreements between the libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University. Also included are other files of the Library's Collection Development Department, formerly the Bibliographic Services Department.

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Contents list

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Box 1

Acquisitions Department, 1977-1978 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Budget and Finance: Area Studies Expenditure Reports, 1967-1969 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Budget and Finance: Book Funds, 1955; 1958-1959; 1961-1963; 1969-1973 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Budget and Finance: Budget, 1962; 1968-1969; 1972 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Budget and Finance: Statistics, 1949-1950 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Budget and Finance: Trust Funds, 1961-1962 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Book Purchases and Serial Subscriptions, 1958 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Collection Development Committee, 1974-1981 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Collections Committee, 1973-1975 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Conservation-Preservation Subcommittee, 1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: DC 655s Project Committee, 1976-1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Microfilming Task Force, 1978-1979 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Reorganization, 1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Committees: Serials Committee, 1977-1978 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Desiderata, 1955-1964 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Dealers, undated #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Manuscripts Collections, 1979 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grants, 1978 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Newspaper Project, 1976-1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Pound, Ezra, Papers, 1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Reclassification Project, 1976-1977 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

Technical Services Meetings, 1975-1976 #40060, Series: "1. Administrative Files." Box 1

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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