|| Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2016/3/31 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
|Restrictions on Access Note:
|| This collection is open for research.
|| This ledger book has entries written in ink at the annual meetings held in October from 1928-1939.The secretary recorded not only the business conducted but also information about the meeting place. At the first meeting in 1928, Sylvia Oakley wrote: "The Propylaeum was a charming place for the luncheon ... The food was delicious and the tables lovely with the glow of yellow candles and yellow pompoms which may have aided the mellow mood of those present. Friendly visiting and exchange of ideas was enjoyed while the luncheon was eaten." At the 1929 meeting, fifty-four librarians visited "the beautiful Charity Dye library of the new Shortridge High School." They discussed reading lists and the care of magazines. In 1932, they met at the Cropsy Auditorium of the Indianapolis Public Library. At the final meeting recorded in this bound blank book, on October 26, 1939, there were 126 librarians who paid their annual dues of 25 cents,
|Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
|| Indiana State Teachers Association, School Librarians Section collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
|| Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
|Biographical or Historical Data:
|| The School Librarians of the Indiana State Teacher's Association were organized at a luncheon held at the Propylaeum, on Thursday, October 18, 1928. Sylvia Oakley, pro tem secretary, took the minutes of the first meeting. They held annual meetings in October. Their last recorded meeting was October 26, 1939.
|Ownership and Custodial History:
|| This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana State Teachers Association on 1944/5/8.
|Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
|| No further additions are expected.