GSLIS Photograph File

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

History/Events (1992-1995)

Events (1996-)

People



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Collection Overview

Title: GSLIS Photograph File, 1980-2009Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 18/1/43

Primary Creator: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Extent: 1.6 cubic feet

Arrangement: Box 1: By Category, then Chronologically; Box 2: Chronologically; Box 3: Alphabetically by last name.

Date Acquired: 04/24/2009

Subjects: American Library Association, Library and Information Science, Graduate School of, Library Buildings, Library Education

Scope and Contents of the Materials

GSLIS Photograph File containing photographs from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science relating to faculty, staff, students, alumni, awards, LEEP distance education program, the Acacia Fraternity building, the 100th anniversary of the school, Beta Phi Mu, graduation, ALA annual conferences, the Robert B. Downs Award, Secretaries Day, the annual LEEP 3 pancake breakfast, retirement parties, and other events.

Biographical Note

The Library School of the University of Illinois was founded in September 1893 as the School of Library Economy, and was housed at the Armour Institute in Chicago. In September 1897 the School was moved to the University of Illinois.1 In December 1902, degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Library Science and Bachelor of Library Science were approved.2 The bachelor's degree program was discontinued in 1951.3 In 1950 the Library School was placed under the Dean of the Division of Communications4 but regained its independent status in 1954.5 As of September 1, 1971, the School, which was responsible to the Dean of Library Administration, began reporting directly to the Chancellor.6 In 1962 the Advisory Council of Librarians was created, composed of leading librarians in the state, representing each of the major types of libraries.7 The name of the School was changed in 1959 to the Graduate School of Library Science.8 In 1981, the name was changed again to the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.9 School goals are to prepare librarians and information scientists for professional work through essential basic studies and specialization by course choices and independent studies; to promote and conduct pure and applied research; and to provide public service such as continuing education, publications, and consulting.10

1. Catalogue of the University of Illinois, 1897-98, p. 131.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 22nd Report, December 9, 1902, p. 30.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 46th Report, October 23, 1951, p. 1255.

4. Board of Trustees Transactions, 45th Report, February 16, 1950, p. 988.

5. Board of Trustees Transactions, 47th Report, April 21, 1954, p. 1323.

6. Board of Trustees Transactions, 56th Report, April 21, 1971, p. 267.

7. Board of Trustees Transactions, 52nd Report, July 18, 1962, p. 4.

8. Board of Trustees Transactions, 50th Report, June 23, 1959, p. 439.

9. Board of Trustees Transactions, 61st Report, February 19, 1981, p. 175.

10. Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Announcements 1981, p. 15.

Subject/Index Terms

American Library Association
Library and Information Science, Graduate School of
Library Buildings
Library Education

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Acquisition Source: Publications Office of the Graduate School of Library Science


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Box 2: Events (1996-)Add to your cart.
Folder 1: J. Henry Wilkinson Visit, November 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Reception for Greg Newby's Departure, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Don Krummel Retirement, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Secretaries Day, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Graduation Party, May 18, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Pancake Breakfast, 1997-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 7: LEEP 3, 1998Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 8: Downs Reception?, c. 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Ann Symons Visit, April 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Graduation, May 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Building Addition Groundbreaking, October 29, 1999Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 12: ALA Reception, c. 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Faculty Meeting, February 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Convocation, May 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Downs Award, ALA Chicago, July 9, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 16: ALA Chicago, LSAA Awards Reception, July 9, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Leigh Estabrook Retirement Party / GSLIS Gala, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Downs Award Reception, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 19: ALA, Alumni Reception & Booth, June 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Downs Award, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Vivian Bliss Visit, March 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 22: "Community as Intellectual Space" Symposium, June 17, 2005Add to your cart.
at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago

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