University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1858-2002  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington Libraries. Office of the Director
Title
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records
Dates
1858-2002 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 130.55 cubic feet plus 4 vertical files
Collection Number
UW Resource No. 09019
Summary
Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, financial records, committee files, meeting minutes and agendas, newsletters, and other records of the University of Washington Libraries Director
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

Public records, but advance notice is required to allow for screening of materials protected from disclosure by law. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, financial records, committee files, meeting minutes and agendas, newsletters, and other records of the University of Washington Libraries Director.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 70-005: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1900-1963 (bulk 1920-1959)Return to Top

9 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Records of the Library Director's Office.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 73-022: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1858-1959 (bulk 1896-1950)Return to Top

4.37 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 76-024: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1959-1960Return to Top

6 items

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, architectural drawing re: Suzzallo Library addition (1959-60)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 78-004: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1943-1976 (bulk 1953-1975)Return to Top

25 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: General administrative records; 1943-76 (bulk 1953-75) Covers mainly the tenures of Harry Bauer (1947-58?), Acting Director Kathleen Munro (1958-60) and Marion A. Milczewski (1960-77).

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 78-030: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1888-1977Return to Top

21 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, subject files (1888-1977)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Acquisition Info: Bibliographic Source: Dorothy K. McGinnis, Secy., Library. 27 Feb. and 10 March 1978

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 78-112: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1959-1978Return to Top

.62 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Committee files (1959-78)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 79-031: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1971-1976Return to Top

.62 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence and supporting files re Loan Code revision; 1971-76

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 82-159: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1967-1978Return to Top

3 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, annual reports, subject files, committee files, grant and contract records; 1967-78 These are primarily records of Marion A. Milczewski's tenure.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 88-025: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1974-1984Return to Top

1 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, and reports; 1974-84

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 89-009: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1972-1989Return to Top

2.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, budget files, serial record microfiche, minutes, newsletters, and audited financial statements; 1972- 89

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 90-135: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1977-1986Return to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence (1983-86) and annual reports (1977-86)

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 90-140: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, undatedReturn to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Blueprints and maps; n.d.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 90-170: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1977-1985Return to Top

.21 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Search Committee Files; 1977-85

Restrictions on Access: CLOSED. Search Committee files are exempt from public disclosure.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 91-098: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1985-1989Return to Top

1 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Budget preparation files; 1985-89

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 91-141: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, circa 1990Return to Top

1.42 cu.ft. (1 roll)

Scope and Content: Blueprints of Suzzallo-Allen Library Collection; ca. 1990

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 91-199: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1978-1989Return to Top

1.83 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Suzzallo expansion documentation; includes minutes of meetings, reports, photographs, correspondence; 1978-89. Also present are a Kane Hall storage file, 1988-89, and a Bibliographic Instruction file, 1984

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 92-088: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1987Return to Top

.42 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence; 1987

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 92-174: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1980-1988Return to Top

2 cu.ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, publications, building files, class files, case files; 1980-88

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 93-034: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1947-1968Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Guest register; 1947- 68

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 93-121: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1976-1992Return to Top

1.42 cu.ft. (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, statistics, Libraries' space surveys, Director Search Committee files; 1976- 92

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 93-147: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1984-1991Return to Top

1 cu.ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, purchase agreements, request for proposal and response, all relating to the GEAC computer system; 1984-91. Also includes one folder relating to the New Academic Administrator's Workshop; 1989

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 94-027: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1981-1989Return to Top

.83 cu.ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Bylaws, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, annual reports, reports, budgets, writings, all relating to the Association of Research Libraries; 1981-89

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 95-046: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1985-1993Return to Top

.83 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes of the Libraries' Administrative Council (1990-1993), and annual reports from International Studies sections (1985-1990); 1985- 1993.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 95-364: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1962-1994Return to Top

7 cu. ft. (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, committee files, subject series and publications; 1962-1994.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 96-046: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1960-1994Return to Top

3.00 cu. ft. (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: General correspondence (1991); Faculty Council on University Libraries files (1985-1989); Libraries Administrative Council agendas and notes (1990-1993); Board of Deans correspondence, background material, agendas, and minutes (1993-1994); President's Council meeting files (1988-1994); Association of Research Libraries surveys (1960-1981); budget files (1983-1987); and subject files. Director of Libraries during this period is Betty G. Bengtson, but some material dates from the period when Merle N. Boylan was Director.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 96-174: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1969-1993Return to Top

6.00 cu. ft. (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, financial and budget records, grant files, Interinstitutional Committee of Chief Librarians correspondence, and other series in subject series, generated by the director's office 1969-93 (bulk 1978-93). Includes records of both Merle Boylan and Betty Bengtson administrations, and of Charles Chamberlin's tenure as Acting Director. Also includes Betty Bengtson's correspondence as Associate Director of Libraries, 1988-90.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 97-070: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1944-1996Return to Top

11.00 cu. ft. (11 boxes); 5 sound cassettes; 10 videocassettes

Scope and Content: Files, 1944-1994 (bulk 1970s-early 1990s) on all aspects relating to the administration of the University of Washington Libraries. Included are annual reports 1977-1985; statistics reported to the Association of Research Libraries 1944-1991; operational and policy files relating to various divisions in the Libraries (e.g., Cataloging Division, Circulation Division, Special Collections) and to standing and special project committees; grants and contract files 1975-1990; and files relating to the Libraries' relations with other institutions. Also included are a few audiotapes, videotapes, and slides relating to meetings and "state of the Libraries" talks, 1991-1996.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 98-075: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1964-1971Return to Top

.03 cu. ft. (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Internal memoranda, General Order Number 24 and revisions, promotion list and forms; 1964-1971. Records relate to the promotion of professional librarians.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 00-011: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1969-1998Return to Top

16.84 cu. ft. (18 boxes); 31 photographs

Scope and Content: Director's correspondence with index, minutes, agenda, internal committee/council records, external committee/council records, budget preparation working papers, subject series, questionnaires, Friends of the UW Library records, online newsletters and updates, photographs; 1969-1998 (bulk 1980-1996.) Records primarily document the tenure of Betty G. Bengtson; however records of the Merle Boylan and Marion A. Milczewski administrations are also included.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 01-027: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1983-2000Return to Top

1.42 cu. ft. (2 boxes); 2 VHS videocassettes

Scope and Content: Staff memos, LOG minutes, annual reports for the various Libraries divisions, state of the libraries addresses; 1983-2000 (bulk 1990-2000). Primarily the records of Betty G. Bengtson, director.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 01-072: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1995-2000Return to Top

1.00 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Information meeting notes, hard copies of Weekly Online News, correspondence, personnel and staff updates, and annual reports; 1995-2000. From Betty Bengtson's tenure as director.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 04-094: University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1980-2002 (bulk 1990-2000)Return to Top

5.00 cubic ft. (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Subject series, photographs; 1980-2002 (bulk 1990-2000) Includes correspondence, budget files, proposals, committee files, agendas, reports, manuals, newsletters, contracts and other administrative materials primarily created during Betty G. Bengtson's tenure while serving as the Director of the University Libraries. Files document efforts to consolidate various branch libraries on campus, the management of the Allen Endowment and annual budget, and participation in various library committees and consortia. Also includes outgoing correspondence of Betty G. Bengtson (2000) and Lizabeth A. Wilson (2001-2002) while serving as Director of University Libraries

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some fields)

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Description
University of Washington, Libraries, Office of the Director records

Accession No. 16-023: University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records, 1991-1993Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Information Meeting minutes highlighting news, developments, and events related to the University of Washington Libraries and its staff.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted)

Acquisition Info: Betty Wagner, 2003-03-07

Description
University of Washington Libraries, Office of the Director records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Academic libraries--Law and legislation--Washington (State)
  • Academic libraries--Washington (State)
  • Library legislation--Washington (State)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Pacific Northwest Bibliographic Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Pacific Northwest Regional Health Sciences Library Service
  • University of Washington. Libraries. Office of the Director--Archives
  • University of Washington. Libraries--Committees
  • University of Washington. Libraries--Employees
  • University of Washington. Libraries--Finance
  • University of Washington--Designs and plans
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Annual reports
  • Blueprints
  • Business correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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