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Wayne State University Purdy Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000271
This collection contains documents produced by Wayne State University’s Purdy Library staff between 1964 and 1984.

Important Subjects: Library – Employees Librarianship Library Interlending Library Reports Technical Reports on Microfiche Folklore

Dates

  • 1964 - 1984
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

.75 Linear Feet (2 MB)

Abstract

This collection contains documents produced by Wayne State University’s Purdy Library staff between 1964 and 1984. These works include discussions of the technicalities of their profession, such as the functionality of their current circulation system and the development of their library, in addition to research guides and graduate and undergraduate enrollment records. This collection also includes two folders of the Folklore Archive’s annual reports, donation records, and budget documents.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in original order by format and subject matter.

Acquisition

Donated to the Reuther Library by Lothar Spang in 1990.

Related Materials

Wayne State University collections

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Meghan McGowan on September 9, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Purdy Library Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Meghan McGowan.
Date
2014-09-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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