02/24/U0016 Guide to the Joe Bailey Papers Bailey, Joe Finding Aid Authors: Amanda McMillan, Perri Hamilton.

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Guide to the Joe Bailey Papers 1964/1981 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection Joe Bailey Papers 1964-1981 1970-1980 02/24/U0016 Baily, Joe 2.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
Records of the issues and activities of the University of North Texas Libraries that were compiled by Joe Bailey.
Biographical Information:

Joe Bailey was a librarian at the University of North Texas from 1957 to 1981, when he retired. He served as a reference librarian, interim director of the libraries, and as assistant director. He was a native of Carrollton and received his undergraduate degree and MLS from UNT. He earned his Master's from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. He worked at several institutions during his career, including: Murray State College, Southern Methodist University, and West Texas A&M University. He died in March, 1994.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Function: Committees. Genre/Form of Material: Administrative reports Budgets Calendars Correspondence Handbooks Personal Name: Bailey, Joe
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:




Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Joe Bailey Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site.  Items stored off-site require a minimum of 24 hours to retrieve.

Arrangement of Materials:

The files retain their original organization.

Scope and Contents

Records that reflect the activities and changes in the University of North Texas Libraries between 1966 and 1980.  The files contain reports, budget information, the start of the process to move to an online catalog, and a look at public service issues and activities.

Detailed List of Contents id84487 1 Joe Bailey Papers 1964-1980 624075 Scope and Contents

Records and papers from Joe Bailey's employment with the NTSU library.

id162267 1 1 Administrative Announcements 1970-1980 Scope and Contents

The announcements concern the business of the University of North Texas libraries.

id162268 1 2 Annual Reports 1972-1978 Scope and Contents

A collection of reports that give statistics on the library's activities and growth.

id162269 1 3 A.M. Willis Library Expansion 1975-1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence, plans, floor plans, and measurements relating to the expanding Willis Library on the University of North Texas campus.

id162270 1 4 Job Descriptions 1964, 1970, 1980 and undated Scope and Contents

This collection of documents has guidelines for staff position qualifications over several years, and appointment periods for librarians in state supported institutions in Texas

id162271 1 5 Oral Histroy Collection Publication 1970, 1983, undated Scope and Contents

Publications (catalogs, pamphlet) containing information on the Oral History Program at the University of North Texas. There is also a brochure celebrating thirty years of an oral history program at Columbia University.

id162272 1 6 Calendars 1978-1981 Scope and Contents

A collection of calendars for the library, the union, and the academic calendar for the University of North Texas.

id162273 1 7 Open Records Information 1970-1975 Scope and Contents

A collection of papers that give details on the open records laws and how they apply in an academic setting.

id162274 1 8 Faculty Research Manual and Fund Application Form 1973 id162275 1 9 Federated Universities 1969 - 1971, 1974, 1977, 1979 Scope and Contents

Correspondence and the agreement of the Federated Universities allowing the members' students access to all the members libraries with the sames regulations as students of the parent institutions.

id162276 1 10 Gifts 1978, 1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence and lists of material donated to the University of North Texas Libraries (primarily the Rare Book Room and the Music Library).

id162277 1 11 "Supervisor's Handbook: Utilizing Handicapped Employees" undated Scope and Contents

This is a workshop booklet prepared by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.

id162278 1 12 Interuniversity Council 1970-1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence and brochures concerning Joe Bailey's involvement with the Interuniversity Council.

id162279 1 13 Public Service: Administration 1973, 1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the public service administration in the library. Food and drink in the buildings, individual and group study, and donations are among the topics covered.

id162280 1 14 Public Service: Humanities 1975 - 1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence that primarily concerns reference services in the University of North Texas Libraries.

id162281 1 15 Public Service: Library Science 1970, 1973, 1980 Scope and Contents

Papers that concern the intigration of the Laboratory School books into the UNT Libraries, staff and librarian positions, and improving cooperation between the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University.

id162282 1 16 Public Service: Music 1971, 1973, 1974, 1978 Scope and Contents

This file contains correspondence concerning the Music Library.

id162283 1 17 Public Service: Science 1974, 1977, 1978 Scope and Contents

Correspondence that concerns the science materials in the UNT Library.

id162284 1 18 Public Service: Social Sciences 1976, 1978 Scope and Contents

A paper that describes the collection of the UNT libraries and a position description for a social sciences librarian make up the contents of this folder.

id162285 1 19 Public Service: Social Science Documents 1969, 1971, 1974 - 1978, 1979, 1980 Scope and Contents

This file contains memos, surveys, correspondence and instructions to government document librarians.

id162286 1 20 Right of Privacy and Open Laws 1973 - 1974 Scope and Contents

A collection of copies of bills from the Texas legislature that concern open records.

id162287 1 21 Organization Report and Charts 1980 Scope and Contents

"North Texas State University Libraries Organization Study Team" and organizational charts for the university.

id162288 1 22 Dallas Center 1975 Scope and Contents

A collection of papers that concern the UNT libraries services and policies at the Dallas Center, instructions for class offerings, basic reference materials, and a schedule of off campus classes for the fall semester of 1975.

id162289 1 23 Librarian Emeriti 1975 Scope and Contents

This file contains a policy statement for eligibility for librarian emeritus status.

id162290 1 24 Library Expenditures 1975-1980 id162291 1 25 Library of Congress Classification 1969, 1970, 1973 Scope and Contents

Outline of the Library of Congress classification.

id162292 1 26 Library Statistics 1966-1980 id162293 1 27 Locked Cage Files 1975 Scope and Contents

List of collections that were placed on restricted access.

id162294 1 28 Online Systems for Libraries 1970-1980 Scope and Contents

Publications, articles, and records concerning online bibliographic services.

id162295 1 29 Administrative Council 1978-1980 Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Administrative Council of the UNT libraries.

id162296 1 30 AMIGOS 1975, 1978-1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence, lists of participating institutions and papers that document the inter library loan program and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).

id162297 1 31 Computer Based Reference Services 1976-1980 Scope and Contents

A questionnaire concerning data bases in use at the UNT libraries.

id162395 1 32 Faculty Senate Correspondence 1976-1979
id84488 2 Joe Bailey Papers 1965-1981 624076 id162298 2 1 AMIGOS Files 1979 Scope and Contents

Papers concerning AMIGOS, online cataloging, and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and how UNT Library's involvement with these organizations.

id162299 2 2 Association of Research Libraries 1979 Scope and Contents

A letter to all directors of institutions with a membership in Associaltion of Research Libraries.

id162300 2 3 Bibliographic Control 1978, 1979 Scope and Contents

Research files concerning bibliographic control of microforms.

id162301 2 4 Bookbindery Expenditures 1978, 1979 id162302 2 5 Association of Research Libraries and Association of College and Research Libraries Standards 1976, 1977 id162303 2 6 Card Catalog 1978 Scope and Contents

Articles discussing the ending of the use of card catalogs in libraries.

id162304 2 7 President's Task Force on Planning and Budgeting 1978 Scope and Contents

Book of the status of North Texas State University (now University of North Texas) Planning and Budgeting

id162305 2 8 AMIGOS Board of Directors 1978 Scope and Contents

Correspondence and minutes between the AMIGOS Board of Directors.

id162306 2 9 AMIGOS Finance Records 1978-1980 id162307 2 10 AMIGOS Bylaws and Memos of Agreement 1978 id162308 2 11 AMIGOS Correspondence 1978, 1979 id162309 2 12 Clapp-Jordon Formula 1965, 1978 Scope and Contents

Requirements of Clapp-Jordon Formula and evaluations of library collections.

id162310 2 13 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes 1978-1979 id162311 2 14 University Library Committee Minutes and Agenda 1978-1979 id162312 2 15 University Library Committee Records: Budget Subcommittee 1978-1979 Scope and Contents

Papers that document budgeting issues for the libraries.

id162313 2 16 Student Employees 1979, 1980 Scope and Contents

Papers that document the budget and position classification system for student employees.

id162314 2 17 Employee Handbook 1973 id162315 2 18 General Library Files 1971, 1979, 1980 Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, and publications that document collection development, building maintenance, librarian salaries, and librarian emeritas status.

id162397 2 19 "Employees Travel Guide" 1972, 1979-1980 id162317 2 20 College Library Standards 1965, 1974, 1975 Scope and Contents

Publications that detail standards for college libraries.

id162318 2 21 Building 1976-1980 Scope and Contents

Papers that document the first phase of Willis Library and the speculation on building wings on to this structure. The documents include: library floorplans, budgets, and correspondence.

id162320 2 22 Catalog Cost Model Project 1979 Scope and Contents

Files regarding workshops with the Library Catalog Cost Model project. The project was designed to help libraries move from paper to online catalogs.

id162321 2 23 Special Collections 1971-1973, 1976-1979 Scope and Contents

Papers that document the identifying and acqisition of materials for special collections.

id162322 2 24 Budget 1979-1981 Scope and Contents

Budget records, reciepts and correspondence about the library budget.

id162323 2 25 Biennial Budget 1980-1981 Scope and Contents

Records of the biennial library budget

id162324 2 26 Association of Research Libraries 6-30-1979 Scope and Contents

"The Future of the Catalog," a report on the development of alternatives to the card catalog.