MARC Record For Collection: School of Library and Information Science Photographs Collection, 1987-2003
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099 9 _a02/18/U0575
110 2 _aSchool of Library and Information Science
245 00 _aSchool of Library and Information Science Photographs Collection
245 0 _aUniversity of North Texas. School of Library and Information Science
351 _aThe collection is organized by type of material: 1) printed material; 2) photographs which are arranged by prints, proof, and negatives then alphabetically within each of these groups. Box 4 is located within Box 2.
506 _aThis collection is not restricted.
520 2 _aThe collection spans the dates 1960 - 2008, providing a photographic record of the School of Library and Information Sciences. Included are images of the faculty and staff (in groups and individually), buildings used by the school, alumni, class scenes, conference booths, and images faculty and alumni attenting the American Library Association and Texas Library Association conferences. A small selection of printed material consists of one issue of Call Number (2003; the newsletter for the College of Library and Information Sciences), photographic order forms, clippings, and a post card.
524 _a[i]School of Library and Information Science Photographs Collection[/i], University of North Texas Special Collections
541 _aDr. Jurhee Curtis
545 1 _aLibrary science was first taught on the University of North Texas campus in the 1935/1936 school year. Four courses were offered. In 1939/1940 name changed from the Library Department to the Department of Library Service. Two levels of instruction were offered: 1) gave instruction to students on how to use library tools; and 2) the other prepared students for careers in library service. Students could only earn a bachelor's degree. By 1964, the department was offering a master's degree. In 1970 a Doctor of Philosophy degree was added in Library Service. The department became the School of Library and Information Sciences in 1971. A post-master's Certificate of Advanced Study was added in 1976. The School ceased to offer the Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1990. In 2011 the School of Library Science was made a part of the College of Information and is now known as the Department of Library and Information Science.
Directors/Deans/Chairs (dates based on UNT Catalogs):
Arthur McCullogh Sampley 1940-1954
David Aiken Webb 1954-1968
Claud Glenn Sparks 1968-1972
David Webb, acting dean 1972-1973
Dewey E. Carroll, 1973-1988
Raymond F. Vondran 1988-1997
Philip M. Turner 1997-2005
Samantha Hastings, interim dean 2005-2006
Herman L. Totten 2006-2009
Maurice Wheeler, interim chair, 2009-2010
Linda Schamber, interim chair 2010 -2012
Suliman Hawamdeh, chair 2012 -
561 _aThe collection was created by multiple individuals. The material was collected by employees of the School of Library and Information Science, Margaret Nichols and Jurhee Curtis. Jurhee Curtis donated the collection to the University Archives.
610 0 _aUniversity of North Texas. College of Information
650 0 _aPhotography.
655 0 _aArchives
655 0 _aClippings (information artifacts)
655 0 _aNewsletters
856 42 _3Control Card
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