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Lillian Baker Griggs papers, 1930-1949 1.5 Linear Feet — 1,500 Items

Papers of Lillian Baker Griggs, Librarian of the Duke University Woman's College Library, 1930 to 1949. Contains primarily correspondence, library planning records, budget files, and other materials related to the operation of the Woman's College Library. The correspondence covers activities of the North Carolina Library, the American Library Association, library legislation and education, as well as the Woman's College Library. Also includes a 60 page typed memoir written by Griggs, ca. 1940

Primarily correspondence, library planning, budget files, and other materials related to the operation of the Woman's College Library of Duke University. The correspondence covers activities of the North Carolina Library, the American Library Association, library legislation and education, as well as the Woman's College Library. Box 3 includes a 60 page typed memoir written by Lillian Baker Griggs, ca. 1940

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The Woman's College Library dates from the 1927 construction of the Woman's College campus. During the three years required to build the library on West Campus, this was the library for the entire university. In 1930 the Woman's College Library opened officially with a collection of 4,000 books. The collection contains material pertaining to the operations of the Woman's College Library including clippings, correspondence, and periodical subscriptions. The major topic in the collection is art exhibits. Materials date from 1930-1994, bulk 1930-1970.

Collection contains material pertaining to the operations of the Woman's College Library including clippings, correspondence, and periodical subscriptions. The major topic in the collection is art exhibits including: announcements of art exhibitions; booklets on works of art; biographical sketches of artists; and schedules of exhibitions. Materials date from 1930-1994, bulk 1930-1970.