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Record Group Number: 000161
Series/Collection Number: .S 2037
Creator: Florida. Division of Library and Information Services.
Title, Dates: State Librarian's correspondence and reading files, 1954-1979.
Amount: 4.25 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Division of Library and Information Services in the Florida Department of State provides library, records management, and archival services at the state and local level. The Division provides direct library services to state government; develops library services statewide; and provides archival and records management services, technical assistance, education, financial aid, and cooperative services.  Working in partnership with archivists, librarians, records managers, governmental officials, and citizens, the Division seeks to assure access to materials and information of past, present, and future value to enable local libraries and agencies to provide effective information services for the benefit of the people of Florida.

Summary:     This series consists of correspondence, reports, publications, and other reading materials related to library trends and the administration of the State Library and the Division of Library and Information Services.  Box 1 thru 4 consists of correspondence and reading files from 1954 thru 1977 and contain documents complied by five State Librarians, including Dorothy Dodd, Bill Summers, Sherwood Kirk, Cecil Beach, and Barratt Wilkins.  Box 5 and 6 contain State Librarian Cecil Beach and Barratt Wilkins' correspondence files from 1971 thru 1979 and are incomplete.  Folders M thru Z are not included in Box 5 or 6.

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Subject Access Fields: Dodd, Dorothy, 1902-1994
Wilkins, Barratt.
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