Friends of the Libraries Collection, 1982-02-15 to 2010-04-08
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Brief Description:

This collection includes meeting records that illuminate the inner workings of the Friends of the Libraries Executive Board as well as documentation on a multitude of special events and activities that the organization hosted and associated themselves with.

The Executive Board Materials contain archives of meetings by date including; minutes, member contact lists, meeting agendas, financial and curator reports as well as copies of the Board’s constitutions and correspondence. Additionally, several iterations of the brochures given to prospective members and information regarding the Rare Books department and Music Library are included within this series.

The bulk of the material contained in the Events and Activities series focuses on the annual Spring Banquets hosted as fundraising opportunities for the Friends of the Libraries. These folders contain financial invoices, guest speaker information, correspondence, and occasionally photographs of pertinent people. The remainder of the series is comprised of chapbook photos/information, various event invitations, articles, newspaper clippings, certificates, and poetry broadsheets featured at the 1986 Governor’s Sesquicentennial Conference on the Literary Arts.

The final series is solely focused on the newsletter published by the Friends of the Libraries titled “Books and Friends.” Available in this collection are volumes 1-24, numbers 1 and 2.

Held at:
University Archives
Record Series Number: 02/24/U0107
Volume: 3.0 Boxes
Acquired: 2016-029, 2016-041, 2013-14
Arrangement: This collection is arranged into three series; Executive Board Materials, Friends of the Libraries Events and Activities, and "Books and Friends;" the organization's newsletter publication.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Notes: Friends of the UNT Libraries; Richard Sale; Kate Lynass  Gift
Related Materials: UNT Photograph Collection, Center for Texas Studies 1986-1996 For more information please see
PreferredCitation: Friends of the Libraries Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections