It was a gray spring day in 1983 on Park Lane and although she didn’t know it yet, Association of American Library Schools (now the Association for Library and Information Science Education) Executive Secretary Janet Phillips had immortalized Tour Guide and Mascot “Prissy”.
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The ALA Archives has been busy working on large accessions of records sent to us by American Libraries magazine and the ALA Library. These new accessions will total up to 40 bankers boxes once all of them have been shipped over, and the archives staff is excited to receive them. The archives staff is currently […]
In honor of the upcoming American Library Association Conference: A TOAST TO THE TRAVEL COMMITTEE (Tune: “Lord Goffrey Amherst was a soldier of the King.”) Oh, here’s to Mr. Faxon and our jolly A. L. A. And the travel committee too, And here’s to Mr. Phelan, who has left us by the way, And forsaken […]