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Library of Congress Collections Policy Statements: Local History

For the purposes of this statement, local history materials are defined as those relating to the history of a country below the national level, such as the history of states, provinces, outlying territories, regions, counties, cities, towns or institutions located in such jurisdictions. Local history is, however, an integral part of history at ...


Local History Collection Development Policy.pdf

Local History Collection Development Policy. Local History Mission Statement: The mission of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Local History Archives is to preserve the history of the communities of Stow and Munroe Falls, Ohio. Stow- Munroe Falls Public Library will preserve and maintain these materials for future.

Local History Collection Development Policy.pdf

Creating a Collection Development Policy for Local Historical

Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board. Wisconsin Association of Public Librarians. With support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. April 1998. Creating a Collection. Development Policy for. Local Historical Records in. Public Libraries ...


The Use of Local History Materials in Two Public Libraries

local library, and its historical society. Local librarians are among the very few with knowledge of a community's history and its historical materials. The preservation of local history materials is the responsibil- ity of the local public librarians. No one else can do it for us. Who uses a local history collection? John L. Hobbs, in ...


Local History Room Policy

COLLECTION AND USAGE POLICY. The Margaret H. “Peg” Perry Local History Room (hereafter referred to as the Local History Room) houses the local history collection of the Canton Public Library. The Library has a responsibility to collect, preserve, and make available to the public materials documenting the history of ...


Organizing a Local History Collection in a Small Public Library

ABSTRACT. When attempted on a modest scale, local history col- lections can offer a unique component to the library's repertoire of reference services. Establishing a local history collection has both short- and long-term implications concerning library policies, space allocation, staff time, staff training, and budgets . Because ...


Promoting Local History Collections Through Online Media

Promoting Local History Collections Through Online Media Partnerships. As a city that resists ... At the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries, we were uniquely positioned to join this conversation. ... also gives us the opportunity to spread an important message: that library collections are essential for creating ...

Univ of Southern California.pdf

Organizing A Local History Collection in a Small Library

Jun 12, 2011 ... Definition of A Local History. Collection. “A collection of books, maps, prints, illustrations and other materials relating to a specific locality usually that in which the library housing the collection is located.” Page 4. Needs Analysis: 1. What other collections are in the area. 2. What is their subject coverage. 3.


Local History Collection Development Policy Mission Statement The

Mission Statement. The purpose of the local history collection is to preserve the materials that document the history of Burlington and its surrounding towns and to make these materials available to researchers and the general public. The goal of the library is to collect and maintain these materials in trust for future ...


Establishing Local History Collections

RASD History Section Local History Committee, chaired by S. J. Boldrick. Compiled by Donald R. Brown and Carla Rickerson. Donald R. Brown is coordinator, Collection Management Program, and supervisor, Genealogy/Lo cal History Collection, at the State Library of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, and Carla Rickerson is.


Meet the Local History Librarian

The pictorial history of the Shaker Li- brary in this issue was spearheaded by. Meghan Hays, the enthusiastic caretaker of the Library's Local History Collection. Housed at the Shaker Heights Public Li- brary's Main Library, the amazing collec- tion is on the first floor, in a room pro- tected by glass doors, directly behind the.


Acquisition and Organization of Local History Materials in Libraries

A LIBRARY'S LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION in- cludes a variety of resources in addition to books, and this usual emphasis is on older materials such as out-of- print books, newspaper files, clippings, pamphlets, historic maps, and broadsides . Because of this variety and the fact that most of these items are hard to find and.


Sturgis Library Archives Town and Local History Collection Dave

Dave Crocker Collection. MS. 96. 1. Sturgis Library Archives. Town and Local History Collection. Dave Crocker Historical Manuscript & Document Collection. MS. 96. Extent: 15 clamshell boxes + 1 oversized box. Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of historical manuscripts and documents, including store ...


Adult Services Local History Specialist

May 18, 2015 ... Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited university required. One to three years of public service library experience preferred, with an emphasis in local history and special collections essential. Knowledge/Skills. Thorough knowledge of principles, theories and ...


Community Webs: Empowering Public Librarians to Create

born-digital web archives, the project will empower public libraries to serve as leaders in archiving and providing access to the web-based records chronicling the lives and accomplishments of their patrons. National Need: Many public libraries have active local history collections and have traditionally collected.


Oral History Collections in Oklahoma Directory

Mar 3, 2010 ... will be housed at the Library. Condition of Access: Not available at this time. Cherokee City-County Library. 123 S. Grand Ave. Cherokee, OK 73728. Phone: 580‐596‐2366. Collection Information: Collection includes recordings about local/regional history and events recorded during the late 1990s and ...


Sturgis Library Archives Town and Local History Collection MS. 138

Sturgis Library Archives. Town and Local History Collection. MS. 138. Hyannis State Normal School/Teacher's College Collection. Extent: 1 box. Scope and Content Note: The collection contains two Iyanough yearbooks of the. Hyannis State Normal School from 1930 and 1931 belonging to Stasia Wojtueski; a collection of ...


CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries

Revision of: The Crew method: expanded guidelines for collection evaluation and weeding for small and ... 512-463-5465. Comments or complaints regarding the programs and services of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission can ...... The degree to which the library serves as an archive or local history center.


Sturgis Library Archives Town and Local History Collection Cape

MS 116: Cape Cod History and Genealogy Collection. Sturgis Library Archives. Town and Local History Collection. Cape Cod History and Genealogy Collection, 1671-. MS. 116. Extent: 3 boxes. Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of miscellaneous historic photographs, postcards, family histories, historical ...


Byberry Library local history collection

Jan 7, 2013 ... Abstract. The first meeting house for members of the Religious Society of Friends. (Quakers) in Byberry, Philadelphia was built in the 1690s. Byberry. Monthly Meeting was formally established by Abington Quarterly. Meeting out of Horsham Monthly Meeting in 1810, and is currently active as of 2011.