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Library Records

(3 boxes, 1 catalogue)
BOX 1 :

Folder One: Alumnae Hall Library – Floor Plans, Photos, Documents


* Alumnae Hall Library Wing Only Lower Level, Floor Plan
* Alumnae Hall Library Wing Only Main Floor, Floor Plan
* Photograph of “Library Stacks in Alumnae Hall, 1898”
* Photograph of “Alumnae Hall, Library, 1910”
* 1877 Photograph of “Alumnae Hall, Library early 1900s”
* Photograph of “1889 Printed directly from negative by Mr. Snyder 7/10/53 Old Library”
* Article from Dayton News, Oxford , Hamilton , January 6, 1942
* Page Two and Three
* “Building” and “Collection” Information


Folder Two: Hoyt Library Dedication – Invitations, Pamphlets and Brochures, Statistics, Speeches and Pictures


* Invitation to Dedication of the New Library, April 30, 1972 with Card for Luncheon
* Invitation to Ceremony to Name The Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974 (2 copies)
* The Western College, Dedication of the Library Building , Sunday, April 30, 1972 Program (4 copies)
* “The Hoyt Library” March 9, 1974 Program (3 copies)
* The Western College Library Inauguration Day, May 3, 1970 Program (3 copies)
* Dedication of the Louise Bogan College for the Western College , November 7, 1973 Program
* “Some facts for staff and student assistants to enable them to answer a variety of questions”
* “Data to be used for Open House, Dedication of the Library, April 20, 1972
* Speech for Library Dedication, April 30, 1972
* Speeches given at the Naming Ceremonies of the Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974: “Program for the Naming of Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974”
* Speech by Phyllis Adkins, Hoyt Library Dedication, March 9, 1974
* “In Praise of Phyllis Hoyt” Remarks prepared for the dedication ceremony of the Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974 by Donna E. Shalala
* JoAnne Fley Class of 1952 Speech
* Phyllis Hoyt Response, March 9, 1974
* “In Praise of Phyllis Hoyt” Remarks prepared for the dedication ceremony of the Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974 by Donna E. Shalala
* Photograph of Anne Edmons, Librarian, Mount Holyoke College Principal Speaker, and Esther Duggleby, Librarian Emeritus, Library Dedication, April 30, 1972
* Photograph of Betty Wasson, Librarian and Susan McBride, President, Governance Association, Library Dedication, April 30, 1972
* Photograph of Anne C. Edmonds, Librarian, Mount Holyoke College, Principal Speaker at Library Dedication, April 30, 1972
* Photograph of William Beckett, Chairman, Board of Trustees and William C. Spencer, President, Library Dedication, April 30, 1972
* The Hoyt Library, March 9, 1974 Program


Folder Three: Hoyt Library – Principles for Planning, Groundbreaking, Pamphlets, Pictures, Articles, Planning if Dedication Correspondence Various People Invited to Dedication


* Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to the Faculty, May 8, 1962 “Principles for Planning the New Library”
* “I've been waiting seventeen years” Brochure
* “500 Days from this…” Brochure (3 copies)
* Photograph of Seven People at Ground Breaking
* Photograph of Five People at Ground Breaking
* Photograph of Ground Breaking
* Sketch of Library
* Small Photograph of Library Ground Breaking Commencement 1969
* “Ready, Get Set…” Cincinnati Inquirer , Sunday, June 8, 1969
* “A New Library: a recent chronology” Article
* “Hold Groundbreaking Rites For Western College Library,” 6/12/69
* “ Library Building Well Under Way” Article & “The Louise Bogan Collection”
* “Lead the Creative Life, Western Graduates Urged,” Dayton Daily News , 6/9/69
* “Break Ground For Western Library,” Hamilton , Ohio , Journal , Monday, June 9, 1969
* “Hold Groundbreaking Rites For Western College Library,” The Oxford Press , 6/12/69
* Letter to Miss Edmonds from William C. Spencer, December 17, 1971
* Letter to Miss Duggleby from William C. Spencer, December 18, 1971
* Letter to Mr. Spencer from Anne C. Edmonds, January 11, 1972
* Letter to Miss Edmonds from Donavon Auble, January 17, 1972
* Memo to Pres. Spencer, Deans Micks and Hoyt, V. P. Keebler and Auble from Bee Seibert, March 14, 1972 [about Library Dedication]
* “Student Staff” Announcement with Signatures for Help with Dedication Day
* Letter to Miss Burnie from Don Auble, June 19, 1972
* “Members of Ohio College Libraries” List March 28, 1972
* “Former Employees, Library Staff” List, March 22, 1972
* Library Dedication Luncheon April 30, 1972 List
* OCLC Trustees Contd. Page 2


Folder Four: Hoyt Library – Pictures, Letters of Congratulations, Articles


* Lambert Photograph of Library
* Small Colored Photograph of Library
* Photograph of Student Looking at Book
* Photograph of Library Building
* Photograph of Hoyt Library Plaque
* Photograph of Library Building
* Photograph of Library Building
* Photograph of Library Building
* Photograph of Library Building
* Photograph of “Hoyt Construction”
* Aerial View Photograph of New Library
* Letter to Dr. Spencer from Eatlin Duggleby, January 1, 1972
* Letter to Betty from William C. Spencer, May 30, 1972
* Thank you Note from Vera Hayes and Lynne Householder
* Congratulations Card to Narka Nelson
* Western College Library Dedication Buffet Luncheon Ticket
* Name Tag for Myosik Park , Library Staff
* Letter to Betty from Don Auble, May 1, 1972
* Western Union Telegram, December 2, 1971
* Letter to Betty from Lilie, December 2, 1971
* Thinking of You Card from May Lou
* Card to the new Library and staff
* Happy Moving Card from Jane
* Adrian Construction Company Card
* Ball of Oxford Flower Shop Envelope to Western College Library
* Envelope reading “Deliver to Western Library”
* Ball of Oxford Flower Shop envelope to Betty Wasson, Western College Library
* Best Wishes Card from Ester Duggleby
* Best Wishes Card from Ball of Oxford
* Ball of Oxford Flower Shop Envelop to Miss Wasson, Western College Library
* Best Wishes Card from Stockwell Design Associates
* “Western's New Library ‘Contemporary In Concept'” Miami Student , 10/19/71
* “New Library to Be Dedicated April 30,” Western Bulletin Vol. XLVI No. 2, April 1972
* “Dedicate New Library at The Western College ,” The Oxford Press , Thursday, May 4, 1972
* “Western Honors Dean Phyllis Hoyt,” The Oxford Press Vol. 42 No. 36, Thursday, March 14, 1974
* “Western To Dedicate New Library Sunday,” The Oxford Press Vol. 40, Thursday, April 27, 1972
* “Club Presents Hoyt Portrait to Western,” The Oxford Press , 6/13/74
* “Patience” Article
* Unidentified Article
* Envelope addressed to Miss Elizabeth Mills
* Envelope Addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Washington Vazquez with invitation to lunch after the ceremony
* Envelope to Miss Betty Wasson, Campus Mail


Folder Five: Library Fund Drive – Articles, Documents, Letters and Brochures


* “Students Collect Over $200 In Week of Library Drive ,” Article
* “Library Fund Over $16,000 Choose National Chairman,” Article
* “Student Show to Aid Fund,” Article
* “Preparing…” Newspaper Photograph
* “Plan Million Dollar Fund For New Western Library,” Article
* Newspaper Photograph of Student Library Fund-raising Committee
* “Western Opens Library Drive ,” Cincinnati Enquirer , 3/2/67
* “$1 Million Library Fund O.K.'d For New Structure At Western,” Article
* Flyer Photograph from Newspaper
* “Showalter Is Named to Fund Committee,” The Muncie Star , Friday, March 3, 1967
* “Lee Showalter on Executive Committee,” Muncie Evening Press , Friday, March 3, 1967
* Paprika Place Book Sale Proceeds Go to the Library Fund Advertisement
* “Library Brochure Up for Approval” Article
* “Our Work is Real” Article
* “Library Fund Plans Under Way” Article
* “Student Show to Aid Fund” Article
* “ Library Fund Drive Boosted by Anonymous Alumna's Gift” Article
* “Floor Plans, Fruit Baskets, $425 Mark Progress in Library Drive ” Article
* Newspaper Photograph of Western Committee
* “Western Moves Ahead in Action Program” Article
* “Students to Initiate Library Drive ” Article
* “A New Library for Western” Newsletter
* “What a New Library Will Mean to Western” Report
* Library Building Fund Letter to Alumna from Winston E. Kock, November 1967 with “A New Library for Western” Brochure
* “A New Library for Western” Brochure
* 1967-68 Brochure about McGuffey's Reader and New Library
* “Scheherazade…” Brochure


Folder Six: Library Fund Committee – Articles and Pictures


* “Library Building Fun Off To A Flying Start,” Western College Bulletin , Summer 1967 (3 copies)
* Photograph of Three People Looking at Book
* Photograph of Library Fund-raising Committee
* Photograph of Six People
* Photograph of Large Group
* Photograph of Woman Looking at Case
* Photograph of Woman with Fund Goal Chart


Folder Seven: Book Moving Day – Articles, Pictures, and Pamphlets


* “Ever Wonder How You'd Move 70,000 Books?” The Bulletin , Winter 1972
* “Ever Wonder How You'd Move 70,000 Books?” Western Bulletin , Summer 1971
* Photograph of Library Moving Day-Wed. Banner
* Photograph of Students Moving Books to New Library
* Photograph of Students Moving Books into New Library
* Photograph of Students Moving Books in Cart
* Photograph of Students Placing Books on Shelves
* Photographs of Students Moving Books “Hoyt Library, Book Moving Day”
* Photograph of Students Moving Books in Cart “Hoyt Library, Book Moving Day”
* Photograph of Students Moving Books, “Hoyt Library, Book Moving Day”
* Photograph of Students Moving Books
* Photograph of Students In Line Moving Books
* Photograph of Students Getting a Ride on Shopping Cart
* Photograph of People on Path with Books
* Photograph of Four Students Moving Books
* Photograph of Students Moving Books
* Photograph of Students in Line Moving Books
* Photograph of Student with Cart Moving Books
* Photograph of Students with Cart
* Photograph of Two Students Carrying Piles of Books
* Photograph of Students in Line Moving Books
* Photograph of Students Carrying Books, one with a cart
* “Library Moving Day Grand Success,” Western Bulletin , 12/3/71
* Photograph of Student with Cart Moving Books
* “Together… we did it, Stone by stone… you helped to build it, Book by book… they helped to move it” Brochure
* “I've Been waiting thirty years” Brochure


Folder Eight: Budget – Documents


* Library Report, June 1916
* Distribution of the Library Budget, 1947-1950
* Library Expenses Unidentified List
* Western College Budget Request for 1959-60 for the Librarian
* Memo to Heads of the Department from the Business Manager, Sylvia C. Ferguson
* Library Budget, Undated
* Western College for Women Book Budget 1970-1971
* Memo from Betty Wasson, Librarian, June 25, 1971
* 1971-72 Book Budget, Total Expenditures, March 15, 1972
* Notes on Collection Budget 1972-1973, 1973-1974 with Proposed 1973-1974 Library Budget and Library Budget 1972-1973
* Note on how to study departmental needs
* February 10, 1970 Department Allocation Blank Form
* Memo to Dr. Nelson from Betty Wasson, March 7
* Notes on Budget, 1894?
* Expenses Note/Letter from Emma L. Reed, June 13, 1894

BOX 2 :

Folder Nine: Annual Reports – Annual Reports, Miscellaneous Statistics


* Letter to President Herrick B. Young, Esther Duggleby, Librarian, June 27, 1957
* Letter to President Herrick B. Young, from Librarian, June 7, 1958
* Letter to President Young from Librarian, June 18, 1959; Gifts 1958-59; Library Roster 1958-1959; Cooperative Statistics 1951-1952 to 1958-59; Library Roster 1958-1959; Memo to Dean Cheek from Esther Duggleby, Librarian, February 3, 1959
* Letter to President Herrick B. Young from Esther Duggleby, Librarian, June 15, 1960; Financial List; Comparative Statistics 1951-52 to 1959-60; Expenditures 1959-1960
* Report of the Librarian for the Academic Year 1961-1962
* Letter to President Young from Esther Duggleby, Librarian, May 22, 1964
* Letter to President Young from Betty Wasson, Re: Suggestions about the library for your report to the annual meeting of the trustees on May 31, May 4, 1968
* Library Report, Undated
* Expenditures Through April 30
* Page Two of Expenditures
* “Needs of the Library” List
* Letter to President Young from Betty Wasson, Re: Library- Annual Report


Folder Ten: Correspondence – Sorted by Year


* Letter to Miss White from Mary O. Nutting, March 17, 1874 (typed)
* Letter to Miss White from Mary O. Nutting, March 17, 1874 (original)
* Letter to Miss White from H. W. Yage, November 28, 1884
* Letter to Miss White from Edna Cole, April 14, 1896
* Letter to Miss White from Mary P. Reed, July 27, '99 (typed)
* Letter to Miss Esther Duggleby, Librarian, from F. M. O'Byrne, July 21, 1948
* Memo to Miss Duggleby from President Young, June 22, 1960
* Memo to Miss Duggleby from President Young, June 14, 1962
* Letter to Miss Duggleby, June 27, 1963 with envelope to Miss Esther Duggleby from Marcia, June 27, 1963
* Inter-Office Communication to Miss Wasson from President Young, 4/27/67
* Letter to Betty Wasson, April 30, 1961 from Isabel Abbott
* Inter-Office Communication to Miss Wasson from M Micks, 5/30/67
* Memo to President Young from Betty Wasson, May 24, 1969
* Letter to Betty Wasson from Herrick B. Young, June 2, 1969
* Letter to Miss Wasson, April 19, 1972 from Carrie S. Gillham
* Letter to Mrs. William O. Gillham from Betty Wasson, April 21, 1972
* Letter to Miss Wasson from Carrie. S. Gillham, April 25, 1972
* Memo to Margaret Ebeling from Betty Wasson, June 5, 1972
* Letter to betty Wasson from Margaret E., 6/6/72
* Letter to Mrs. William O. Gillham from Betty Wasson, June 7, 1972
* Letter to Mrs. Wasson from Carrie. S. Gillham, June 10, 1972
* Letter to The Rev. Martin T. Lord from Betty Wasson, February 13, 1973
* Note that Elizabeth Mills is irreplaceable, May 11, 1973
* Letter to Miss Betty Wasson from Peter M. Warner, May 24, 1973
* Letter to Mr. Peter M. Warner from Betty Wasson, June 5, 1973
* Letter to Mr. Bob Goldwater, Editor from Donavon Auble, February 13, 1974
* Letter to Colleagues from Donavon Auble, February 13, 1974
* Letter to Jean, Re: Esther Duggleby, Librarian died 5/14/87, from JW, 8/28/87
* “The Story of Enow” Undated
* “Persian Picture” Undated
* Letter to Miss Wasson from Martin T. Lord, March 5
* Letter/Envelope to Miss Duggleby from Gertrude Leonard
* Letter to Miss Peabody from Elizabeth H. Luge, September 27, Year Unknown
* Memo to The Western College Community from The Western College Library, Undated
* Letter to Faculty Library Committee, Undated


Folder Eleven: Donations and Special Collections – Correspondence about Various Donations to the Library, Donation Book Plates, Donation Articles, Donation Speech Cards, List of Books for Asian Student Program


* Letter to Mrs. Lewellyn from Herrick B. Young, August 27, 1964
* Immediate Release, April 5, 1944
* Letter to Mr. S. D. Maddock, January 29, 1973
* Letter to Mr. S. D. Maddock, January 24, 1973
* Letter to Mr. Maddock, January 24, 1973
* Letter to Miss Wasson from Syd, Jan. 22, 1973
* Letter to Betty from Syd, Feb. 1, 1973
* Inter-Office Communication to Don Auble from Betty Wasson, February 5
* Letter to Mr. Sydney D. Maddock from Donavon Auble, February 7, 1973
* Letter to Betty from Syd, February 7, 1973
* Aero Mayflower Transit Company, Inc., Form
* Letter to Betty from Syd, March 20, 1973
* Letter to Gentlemen from S. D. Maddock, March 20, 1973
* Aero Mayflower Transit Co. Inc., Inventory
* Letter to Mr. S. D. Maddock from Betty Wasson, March 28, 1973
* Letter to Betty from Syd, September 2, 1973
* Letter to Betty from Syd, April 6, 1973
* Letter to Mr. Sydney D. Maddock from Betty Wasson, April 18, 1973
* Letter to Mr. Sydney D. Maddock, June 5, 1973
* Letter to Betty from Syd, June 12, 1973
* Letter to Syd, September 10, 1973
* Letter to Syd from William C. Spencer, October 11, 1972 (two pages)
* Letter to Miss Wasson from Syd, November 3, 1972
* Manuel A. Ortiz-Lisbon-Portugal with Compliments to the American Book-plate Collectors, November 1945 Program
* Bookplate reading “Western College Oxford, Ohio Exlibris”
* Bookplate reading “The Gift of T. Arthur Bisson”
* Bookplate reading “Library of Western College”
* Bookplate reading “Library of the Western College for Women, Ellen Gow Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Library of Western College, Gift of the Kettering Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Library of The Western College for Women, Mrs. Mary Lewis Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Library of Western College, Gift of Tait Estate”
* Bookplate reading “The Stillman-Kelley Music Loan Collection”
* Bookplate reading “Library of the Western College for Women, Preserved Smith Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Library of Western College Library Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Ex-Libris The Western College for Women”
* Bookplate reading “Library of the Western College for Women, Caroline D. White Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Library of Western College, The John Watson Alvord Collection”
* Bookplate reading “Mary Helen James”
* Bookplate reading “Library of the Western College for Women, Emily Jessup Fund”
* Bookplate reading “Ex Collecth Franciscana: Manual Ortiz”
* Bookplate reading “Manual A. Ortiz”
* Bookplate reading “Candido Xanier Da Costa: Sub Tuum Praesidium”
* “Western Receives Special Gifts,” Western College Bulletin , Winter 1966
* Librarian's Office Card
* Main Desk Card
* “Books for Asian Students Program” Total Number of Books and Periodicals Shipped as of November 1, 1955


Folder Twelve: Library Committee – Minutes, Documents, Correspondence


* Library Council Summary of Minutes, 1954/55-1960/61
* Library Committee Meeting Information, November 16, 1971
* Library Committee Minutes, December 3, 1971
* Library Committee Minutes, February 11, 1972
* Library Committee Minutes, April 7, 1972
* Library Committee Minutes, September 20, 1972
* Library Committee Minutes, December 13, 1972
* Library Committee Minutes, May 16, 1973
* Library Committee Minutes, September 25, 1973
* Library Committee Minutes, April 10
* Minutes from Vera Hays, Recording Secretary
* Library Committee Meeting Information, September 25, 1973
* Library Council Information Page
* Memo to the Constitution Revision Committee from Esther Duggleby, Library, Recommendations Concerning the Library Council, February 13, 1962
* List of Library Concerns
* Memo to Dr. Knapp from Esther Duggleby, Further Comments on the Subject of the Library Council Chairman, February 13, 1962


Folder Thirteen: Miscellaneous – Handbooks, Articles, Preservation, Miscellaneous People


* Western College for Women Library Handbook for the Use of the Faculty
* “Western libe restricted,” Miami Student , 2/22/79
* “Western libe restricted,” Miami Student , 2/22/79
* “Western Justification,” The Miami Student , Friday, February 22, 1974 (2 copies)
* “Pressing Library Questions Answered” Article
* Librarian's Memorandum Index (typed transcription)
* Librarian's Memorandum Index (original)
* “Binding of Periodicals” Notes
* “Rebinding of Books” Notes
* “Library Orientation” Notes
* “Chairman” Notes
* “Miscellany” Page
* Envelope addressed to Western College for Women from Manuel A. Ortiz
* Library Notice Card
* Note Card reading “Wilson E J. Reading interests of youth”
* “Helps and Suggestions for Use of the Library” Information page
* “References to Library” Sheet
* “Library” Information page
* “References to Library” Sheet
* Card reading “Original and typed copies of letter,…”
* Note reading “References to Library in College Catalogs”
* Torn Note reading “…Nutting”
* Letter to Colleagues from Frank L. Esterquest, Phyllis Hoyt, Gail James, Gladys Kuoksa, Jo O'Brien Schaefer
* Note card with numbers
* Torn Second part of Note

BOX 3 :

Folder One: Reports, Correspondence


* Memo from W.P. Keebler to Miss Wasson, 8/24/66
* Memo from Keppel L. Small Architect to Will Keebler, 8/1/66
* Librarian's Program Statement
* Library Building Fund Campaign Committee Meeting Minutes, 1/18/69
* Letter from Ruth R. Frame, Executive Secretary, American Library Association to Betty Wasson, Western College 10/4/68
* Letter from Ruth R. Frame, American Library Association to Betty Wasson, Librarian
* Program Statement for Library Building, 1963
* Western College for Women A Report Concerning a New Library Building
* List of Accessions Processed Since October 1966
Folder Two: Accession Record 11/4/1931-3/1935

Additional Materials:


* Envelope – Sales of Books from 1881-1888
* Book Box 1 – The Jane E. Work Memorial and the Sarah Skinner Library Funds Book
* Book Box 2 – Senior Class Section Books (1881-1893) Books (Four Total)
o Belle Shwart, Freshman Division L, 1891-93
o Senior Class Section Book, 1881-82
o Exercises, 1883-1884
o Section Book, Senior Class, 1886-1887


Additional Oversized Library Material:


* Library's Accession Catalogue of Books 1853-1952

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