By Perri Hamilton
|Title:||Virginia Clarke Papers, 1944-1977|
|ID:||02/21/ UG. 14|
|Primary Creator:||Virginia Clarke (1907 - 1997)|
|Arrangement:||Box 1373 contains printed material; Box 1374 has examples of publications and photographs; Box 3 has publications and a certificate.|
|Forms of Material:||Photographs|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsVirgina Clarke was the head of the library at the Laboratory School at the University of North Texas. This collection contains her publications (her thesis and printed material reflecting her work in library service and the development of audio/visual materials in library), photographs, and information on her career.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Acquisition Source:||Virginia Clarke|
|Related Materials:||Archives and Rare Books also hold Laboratory scrapbooks and yearbooks (the Lions Roar). For more information please see https://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=766&q=Laboratory+School.|
|Preferred Citation:||Virginia Clarke Papers, University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books|
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This box contains publications dealing with the library and the laboratory school.Barcode: 2817
This is a "handbook of procedures for uniform and simplified system of handling audio-visual aids, vertical file, and other non-book materials in the school library."
Item 2: The Organizatin of Nonbook Materials in the Laboratory School Library by Virginia Clarke, 1965This book offers an outline of how to deal with non-book materials in a school library.
A document that shows the basic budget for the library and museum at UNT in 1968.
Information on classes offered on practice school library service.
The contents of this folder includes: "Key to Furniture Arrangement," a list of Laboratory School faculty in the Spring of 1968, a history of the laboratory school, "A Description of The Laboratory School Library Collection" for Library Science class 411, two floor plans for the Laboratory School library in 1965 and 1956 and "Circulation Studies Compared."
A list of new book titles in the Laboratory School Library in July, 1968.
A booklet that describes the Library Service Department in 1949. There are photographs of the library and classrooms in this publication.
Xerox copies of clippings concerning Virginia Clarke and the closing of the Laboratory School in 1970.
This box contains bound publications and photographs.Barcode: 2818
Item 1: Partial Expansion of the 980 Division of the Dewey Decimal Classification Including A Spanish Version of the Tables by Virginia Clarke, August 1944This is a bound copy of Ms. Clarke's thesis for the degree of Master of Arts. It also contains a book plate and correspondence with the Library of Congress.
Item 2: The Organization of Nonbook Materials in the Laboratory School Library by Virginia Clarke, 1969This is the revised edition of Virginia Clarke's book.
"Some Biographies Classified: A list compiled at the request of Steva Harris, Teacher of Ninth Grade English" by Janis Hamilton, Wilma Berry, and Lynda Hendrick.
Fourteen pages of photographs and commentary by Virginia Clarke concerning the Laboratory School Library at the University of North Texas.Pages: 14
Black and white photographs of the Laboratory School at the University of North Texas.Prints: 11
This box contains publications and a certificate.Barcode: 2819
The contents of the book were mimeographed at the Demonstration School. It has a red, textured board cover with gold lettering.
This is a stapled copy of "a graded list of some of the distinguished books purchased for the Laboratory School Libary since 1958." The books listed represent titles intended for kindergarten to senior high school students.
"Certificate of Award, This Certifies that Virginia CLarke is awarded this Certificate for an expression of appreciation of your years of service as Teacher, Mentor, Friend to the students of North Texas Laboratory School System; Given at Denton, Texas, this 4th day of November, A. D. 1977." The certificate is signed by the Homecoming President and the Homecoming Secretary.