Margaret E. Chisholm papers, circa 1940s-1999  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Chisholm, Margaret E
Title
Margaret E. Chisholm papers
Dates
circa 1940s-1999 (inclusive)
Quantity
55.12 cubic feet (66 boxes plus 1 sound cassette)
Collection Number
4507
Summary
Correspondence, minutes, conference reports, biographical features, writings and speeches, course materials, photographs, and other materials from Margaret E. Chisholm, an author and an administrator and professor of Library and Information Science at the University of Washington, Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

University administrator and professor of Library and Information Science, University of Washington; and author.

Margaret Chisholm was born on July 25, 1921 in Grey Eagle, Minnesota. She earned three degrees from the University of Washington (B.A. 1951, M.Libr. 1958, Ph.D. 1966). Dr. Chisholm returned to the University of Washington as a professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) from 1975-1992, and also served as director of the GSLIS from 1981-1992. When she returned in 1975, Chisholm was also appointed as the University of Washington's first woman vice president, serving as VP of University Relations and Development.

Chisholm also served the library profession in numerous leadership positions, including: chair, American Library Association (ALA) U.S./Mexico Libraries Liaison Sub-Committee, International Relations Committee (1989-1991); chair, Reference Information Development Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services (1990); member of the steering committee of the Governor's (WA) Conference on Library and Information Science (1990); and president of the ALA (1987-1988). She was also Trustee-at-Large, Board of Trustees, National Association of Public Television Stations (1987- ). Dr. Chisholm died on November 21, 1999 at the age of 78.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes, conference reports, biographical features, writings and speeches, course materials, photographs, and other materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4507-001: Margaret E. Chisholm papers, 1989-1991Return to Top

3 cu. ft. (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, conference files and reports; ca. 1989-1991.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Judith Nyman-Schaaf, 1993-09-17

Description
Margaret E. Chisholm papers

Accession No. 4507-002: Margaret E. Chisholm papers, 1960-1992Return to Top

50.35 cu. ft. (61 boxes: 42 cartons, 14-5" boxes, 1-2.5" box, 4 oversize scrapbook boxes); 34 sound cassettes; 3 videocassettes (VHS); ca 1000 photographs; ca 500 slides

Scope and Content: Biographical features, personal and professional correspondence, speeches, writings, note cards, course materials, travel itineraries and related information, conference files, slides, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, awards, certificates, memorabilia; 1960-1992.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: [Information not available], 1999-12-15

Description
Margaret E. Chisholm papers

Accession No. 4507-003: Margaret E. Chisholm papers, circa 1940s-1999Return to Top

1.77 cubic feet (2 boxes plus 1 sound cassette)

Scope and Content: Awards; clippings; photographs, slides, and negatives of Chisholm, her family, and colleagues; sound cassette of music by the Duquesne University Tambutizans; and sympathy cards following Chisholm's death.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Nancy Lane, 2012-05-02

Description
Margaret E. Chisholm papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Information science--Study and teaching
  • Library education
  • Personal Names :
  • Chisholm, Margaret E.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Library Association--Congresses
  • University of Washington. Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Curricula
  • University of Washington. Graduate School of Library and Information Science--Faculty--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Conference materials
  • Manuscripts (documents)
  • Personal correspondence
  • Photographs
  • Slides (photographs)
  • Sound recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Library Association. President (creator)
    • University of Washington. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Director (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives
    • White House Conference on Library and Information Services (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)