Joe Bailey Papers, 1964-1981Add to your cart.

By Amanda McMillan, Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: Joe Bailey Papers, 1964-1981Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1970-1980
ID: 02/24/ U0016
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The files retain their original organization.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1981. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Records of the issues and activities of the University of North Texas Libraries that were compiled by Joe Bailey.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Collection Historical Note

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 undergratuate 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 Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

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 Note:

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

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

Depending on any access restrictions noted above, you may be able to request items be delivered to our reading room, or that we make reproductions for you. Just click on either the or icons in the listings below to be routed to our request form.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 81-014
Acquisition Source: Joe Bailey
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Joe Bailey Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections


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Box and Folder Listing

  • Box 1: Joe Bailey Papers, 1964-1980Add to your cart.

    Records and papers from Joe Bailey's employment with the NTSU library.
    Barcode: 624075
    • Folder 1: Administrative Announcements, 1970-1980Add to your cart.

      The announcements concern the business of the University of North Texas libraries.
    • Folder 2: Annual Reports, 1972-1978Add to your cart.

      A collection of reports that give statistics on the library's activities and growth.
    • Folder 3: A.M. Willis Library Expansion, 1975-1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence, plans, floor plans, and measurements relating to the expanding Willis Library on the University of North Texas campus.
    • Folder 4: Job Descriptions, 1964, 1970, 1980 and undatedAdd to your cart.

      This collection of documents has guidelines for staff position qualifications over several years, and appointment periods for librarians in state supported institutions in Texas
    • Folder 5: Oral Histroy Collection Publication, 1970, 1983, undatedAdd to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 6: Calendars, 1978-1981Add to your cart.

      A collection of calendars for the library, the union, and the academic calendar for the University of North Texas.
    • Folder 7: Open Records Information, 1970-1975Add to your cart.

      A collection of papers that give details on the open records laws and how they apply in an academic setting.
    • Folder 8: Faculty Research Manual and Fund Application Form, 1973Add to your cart.

    • Folder 9: Federated Universities, 1969 - 1971, 1974, 1977, 1979Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 10: Gifts, 1978, 1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence and lists of material donated to the University of North Texas Libraries (primarily the Rare Book Room and the Music Library).
    • Folder 11: "Supervisor's Handbook: Utilizing Handicapped Employees", undatedAdd to your cart.

      This is a workshop booklet prepared by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
    • Folder 12: Interuniversity Council, 1970-1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence and brochures concerning Joe Bailey's involvement with the Interuniversity Council.
    • Folder 13: Public Service: Administration, 1973, 1980Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 14: Public Service: Humanities, 1975 - 1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence that primarily concerns reference services in the University of North Texas Libraries.
    • Folder 15: Public Service: Library Science, 1970, 1973, 1980Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 16: Public Service: Music, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1978Add to your cart.

      This file contains correspondence concerning the Music Library.
    • Folder 17: Public Service: Science, 1974, 1977, 1978Add to your cart.

      Correspondence that concerns the science materials in the UNT Library.
    • Folder 18: Public Service: Social Sciences, 1976, 1978Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 19: Public Service: Social Science Documents, 1969, 1971, 1974 - 1978, 1979, 1980Add to your cart.

      This file contains memos, surveys, correspondence and instructions to government document librarians.
    • Folder 20: Right of Privacy and Open Laws, 1973 - 1974Add to your cart.

      A collection of copies of bills from the Texas legislature that concern open records.
    • Folder 21: Organization Report and Charts, 1980Add to your cart.

      "North Texas State University Libraries Organization Study Team" and organizational charts for the university.
    • Folder 22: Dallas Center, 1975Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 23: Librarian Emeriti, 1975Add to your cart.

      This file contains a policy statement for eligibility for librarian emeritus status.
    • Folder 24: Library Expenditures, 1975-1980Add to your cart.

    • Folder 25: Library of Congress Classification, 1969, 1970, 1973Add to your cart.

      Outline of the Library of Congress classification.
    • Folder 26: Library Statistics, 1966-1980Add to your cart.

    • Folder 27: Locked Cage Files, 1975Add to your cart.

      List of collections that were placed on restricted access.
    • Folder 28: Online Systems for Libraries, 1970-1980Add to your cart.

      Publications, articles, and records concerning online bibliographic services.
    • Folder 29: Administrative Council, 1978-1980Add to your cart.

      Minutes of the Administrative Council of the UNT libraries.
    • Folder 30: AMIGOS, 1975, 1978-1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence, lists of participating institutions and papers that document the inter library loan program and OCLC  (Online Computer Library Center).
    • Folder 31: Computer Based Reference Services, 1976-1980Add to your cart.

      A questionnaire concerning data bases in use at the UNT libraries.
    • Folder 32: Faculty Senate Correspondence, 1976-1979Add to your cart.

  • Box 2: Joe Bailey Papers, 1965-1981Add to your cart.

    Barcode: 624076
    • Folder 1: AMIGOS Files, 1979Add to your cart.

      Papers concerning AMIGOS, online cataloging, and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and how UNT Library's involvement with these organizations.
    • Folder 2: Association of Research Libraries, 1979Add to your cart.

      A letter to all directors of institutions with a membership in Associaltion of Research Libraries.
    • Folder 3: Bibliographic Control, 1978, 1979Add to your cart.

      Research files concerning bibliographic control of microforms.
    • Folder 4: Bookbindery Expenditures, 1978, 1979Add to your cart.

    • Folder 5: Association of Research Libraries and Association of College and Research Libraries Standards, 1976, 1977Add to your cart.

    • Folder 6: Card Catalog, 1978Add to your cart.

      Articles discussing the ending of the use of card catalogs in libraries.
    • Folder 7: President's Task Force on Planning and Budgeting, 1978Add to your cart.

      Book of the status of North Texas State University (now University of North Texas) Planning and Budgeting
    • Folder 8: AMIGOS Board of Directors, 1978Add to your cart.

      Correspondence and minutes between the AMIGOS Board of Directors.
    • Folder 9: AMIGOS Finance Records, 1978-1980Add to your cart.

    • Folder 10: AMIGOS Bylaws and Memos of Agreement, 1978Add to your cart.

    • Folder 11: AMIGOS Correspondence, 1978, 1979Add to your cart.

    • Folder 12: Clapp-Jordon Formula, 1965, 1978Add to your cart.

      Requirements of Clapp-Jordon Formula and evaluations of library collections.
    • Folder 13: Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1978-1979Add to your cart.

    • Folder 14: University Library Committee Minutes and Agenda, 1978-1979Add to your cart.

    • Folder 15: University Library Committee Records: Budget Subcommittee, 1978-1979Add to your cart.

      Papers that document budgeting issues for the libraries.
    • Folder 16: Student Employees, 1979, 1980Add to your cart.

      Papers that document the budget and position classification system for student employees.
    • Folder 17: Employee Handbook, 1973Add to your cart.

    • Folder 18: General Library Files, 1971, 1979, 1980Add to your cart.

      Correspondence, reports, and publications that document collection development, building maintenance, librarian salaries, and librarian emeritas status.
    • Folder 19: "Employees Travel Guide", 1972, 1979-1980Add to your cart.

    • Folder 20: College Library Standards, 1965, 1974, 1975Add to your cart.

      Publications that detail standards for college libraries.
    • Folder 21: Building, 1976-1980Add to your cart.

      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.
    • Folder 22: Catalog Cost Model Project, 1979Add to your cart.

      Files regarding workshops with the Library Catalog Cost Model project.  The project was designed to help libraries move from paper to online catalogs.
    • Folder 23: Special Collections, 1971-1973, 1976-1979Add to your cart.

      Papers that document the identifying and acqisition of materials for special collections.
    • Folder 24: Budget, 1979-1981Add to your cart.

      Budget records, reciepts and correspondence about the library budget.
    • Folder 25: Biennial Budget, 1980-1981Add to your cart.

      Records of the biennial library budget
    • Folder 26: Association of Research Libraries, 6-30-1979Add to your cart.

      "The Future of the Catalog," a report on the development of alternatives to the card catalog.
  • Box 3Add to your cart.

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