Guide to the Hanna Elsa Krueger Papers 1949-1975
Cage 429

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Krueger, Hanna Elsa
Title
Hanna Elsa Krueger Papers
ID
Cage 429
Date [inclusive]
1949-1975
Extent
2930.0 items.
General Physical Description note
4 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, drafts, reports, and other materials relating to her professional activities and administrative duties as Chief, Technical Services, 1950-1953, and Chief, Humanities, 1953-1970. Included are some papers of her successor, Ann Wierum.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 429, Hanna Elsa Krueger Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Hanna Elsa Krueger was born in Hutchinson, Minnesota on April 20, 1905. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in English Education in 1928. She received a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy the next year and a Bachelor of Science degree in Library Science from the University of Illinois in 1938. Her work experience included: secretary for publishing companies, assistant in the University of Illinois Library School, Assistant Librarian and Instructor in Library Science at Carroll College Library from 1938 to 1940 and Acting Librarian from 1940 to 1943. In that year she received a Master's degree from the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago for several successive summers' work. The next two years she was Assistant Librarian and Instructor in Library Science at Western Illinois State Teachers' College. From 1945 to 1948 she was Head of the Cataloging Department at Wayne County Library, Detroit, Michigan. The following year, Miss Krueger served as Head of the Catalog and Order department.

In 1949 Miss Krueger came to Washington State University as Head of the Cataloging Department. The following year she was promoted to Chief of the Technical Services Division. From 1953 to 1970 she was Chief of the Humanities Library. She retired from Washington State University on June 30, 1970.

Her areas of professional interest were administration, reference, catalog, and teaching library science. Professional organizations in which she belonged included the American Library Association, the Pacific Northwest Library Association, and the Washington Library Association. She also was a member of the American Association of University Professors, the American Association of University Women, and the League of Women Voters.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, drafts, conference materials, copies of printed material, forms, booklets, and newsletters. The papers date from 1933 to 1975 with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. Ann Wierum, Chief of the Humanities Library after Miss Krueger retired, added to the original collection.

Major subjects in the collection are Circulation, Faculty Library Advisory Committee, Humanities Library, Inter-Library Loan, Washington State University Library Administrative Notices, Library Administrative Council, Job Descriptions, and Technical Service Division. The papers concern the development of library practices and were originally arranged as a reference file.

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Arrangement note

The Hanna Elsa Krueger Papers consist of a single series arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1980

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of Hanna Elsa Krueger were deposited with the Washington State University Libraries in 1978 (UA 78-44).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Library

Occupation(s)

  • Librarians--Washington (State)--Pullman--Correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Krueger, Hanna Elsa, 1905- --Archives
  • Wierum, Ann

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Abel Approval Program 1964-1969   56 items.

1 1

Abstracts 1963   1.0 item.

1 2

Accession Numbers 1955 1963   2.0 items.

1 3

Acquisition 

Box Folder

General 1949-1969   9.0 items.

1 4

Policies 1947-1961   21.0 items.

1 5

Procedures 1947-1970   16.0 items.

1 6

Reprint Expediting Service 1957   1.0 item.

1 7

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Box Folder

Administration, Principles 1952-1954   2.0 items.

1 8

American Association of University Professors 1953-1968   26 items.

1 9

American Studies Program 1961 1966   3.0 items.

1 10

Anthropology 1964   1.0 item.

1 11

Archival Administration, Symposium 1969-1970   7.0 items.

1 12

Archives 1955-1967   3.0 items.

1 13

Audio-Visual 

Box Folder

Aids in Education Course 1953   4.0 items.

1 14

Catalog Cards 1953-1955   9.0 items.

1 15

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Box Folder

Automation 1967   1.0 item.

1 16

Bibliography 

Box Folder

General 1969   1.0 item.

1 17

National 1963-1964   2.0 items.

1 18

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Box Folder

Binding 1951-1972   15 items.

1 19

Black Studies 1972   1.0 item.

1 20

Book Loss 1960   1.0 item.

1 21

Book Numbers (see also Library of Congress--Classification) 1954   1.0 item.

1 22

Book Selection 

Box Folder

Principles 1950   1.0 item.

1 23

Procedures 1954   2.0 items.

1 24

Weeding 1957   1.0 item.

1 25

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Box Folder

Budget 1949-1970   22 items.

1 26

Call-Number Distribution 1950-1956   11 items.

1 27

Catalog Duplication 1952-1972   10 items.

1 28

Cataloging 

Box Folder

General 1933-1965   15.0 items.

1 29

Procedures 1949-1954   42.0 items.

1 30

Recataloging 1951-1970   8.0 items.

1 31

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Box Folder

Center for Research Libraries 1967-1972   6.0 items.

1 32

Central Information Desk 1952   1.0 item.

1 33

Chaney, Sue--Sabbatical 1965   1.0 item.

1 34

Chicano Studies 1970   1.0 item.

1 35

Circulation 1948-1974   124 items.

1 36

Citizens' Conference on Libraries 1969   22 items.

1 37

Classification 1954-1955   11 items.

1 38

Classification Authority File 1964   1.0 item.

1 39

Coins undated   1.0 item.

1 40

College Art Association 1954   4.0 items.

1 41

College Catalogs 1951   1.0 item.

1 42

College Library 

Box Folder

General 1952-1958   3.0 items.

1 43

Program 1952-1965   5.0 items.

1 44

References 1952   34.0 items.

1 45

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Box Folder

Compact Storage 1957-1972   11 items.

1 46

Computing Center News 1968   2.0 items.

1 47

Conference Planning 1953-1957   4.0 items.

1 48

Copyright 1962-1968   3.0 items.

1 49

Current Acquistions List 1953-1963   11 items.

1 50

Dedications 1968   1.0 item.

1 51

Departmental Working Libraries 1949-1954   23 items.

1 52

Dictionaries 1962   1.0 item.

1 53

Documentation 1953   1.0 item.

1 54

Dormitory Libraries 1962   1.0 item.

1 55

Education 

Box Folder

General 1955   1.0 item.

1 56

Higher 1956-1973   4.0 items.

1 57

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Box Folder

Ethics, Professional 1952-1958   5.0 items.

1 58

Exchange 1947-1955   1.0 item.

1 59

Exhibits 1954   2.0 items.

1 60

Extension 1951-1963   20 items.

1 61

Faculty Committees 1957-1972   9.0 items.

1 62

Faculty Committees on Improvement of Instruction 1957-1958   5.0 items.

1 63

Faculty Library Advisory Committee 1945-1967   176 items.

1 64-66

Filing 1953-1954   3.0 items.

1 67

Foundation for Integrated Education 1951-1953   12 items.

1 68

Friends of the Library 

Box Folder

General 1962-1966   8.0 items.

1 69

Washington State University 1939-1962   20.0 items.

1 70

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Box Folder

Governor's Conference on Libraries 1967-1969   54 items.

1 71

Holland Library 1950   12 items.

1 72

Honors 1960-1970   9.0 items.

2 73

Humanities 

Box Folder

Division undated   1.0 item.

2 74

Division Newsletter, v. 1-14 1950-1964   74.0 items.

2 75-77

General 1954-1955   15.0 items.

2 78

Library 

Box Folder

Budget Requests 1954-1956   10.0 items.

2 79

Equipment 1958-1969   27.0 items.

2 80

General 1957-1975   21.0 items.

2 81

Inventory 1955   2.0 items.

2 82

Microfilms 1966-1967   1.0 item.

2 83

Plans for a Humanities Divisional Reading Room 1947   1.0 item.

2 84

Reports 1952-1965   11.0 items.

2 85

Staff 1959-1975   55.0 items.

2 86

Staff, Labor Slip 1954-1967   18.0 items.

2 87

Statistics 1955-1968   43.0 items.

2 88

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Box Folder

Indexing 1945-1969   2.0 items.

2 89

Information Science 1964-1972   2.0 items.

2 90

Institute of Library Research 1966   1.0 item.

2 91

Institute of World Affairs 1959-1966   5.0 items.

2 92

Instruction--Students 1952-1961   14 items.

2 93

Instructions 1950-1956   2.0 items.

2 94

Integrated Courses 

Box Folder

Biological Sciences 1955   5.0 items.

2 95

General 1955-1957   8.0 items.

2 96

Humanities 1953-1961   8.0 items.

2 97

Social Science 1950-1951   4.0 items.

2 98

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Box Folder

Intellectual Freedom undated   1.0 item.

2 99

Inter-Library Loan 

Box Folder

General 1949-1972   145.0 items.

2 100-102

Manual 1952-1967   6.0 items.

2 103

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Box Folder

International Affairs Committee 1965   1.0 item.

2 104

International Education Committee 1957-1966   15 items.

2 105

International Federation for Documentation 1960-1969   3.0 items.

2 106

International Federation of Library Associations 1959-1967   41 items.

2 107

KWSU 1957   1.0 item.

2 108

Land Grant Colleges and Universities 1940-1962   4.0 items.

2 109

Language Laboratory 1958   3.0 items.

2 110

Latin American Cooperative Acquisitions Project 1961-1972   36 items.

2 111

Lettering undated   2.0 items.

2 112

Librarian Trainee Program (WLA) 1964   6.0 items.

2 113

Librarianship 1956-1968   8.0 items.

3 114

Libraries 

Box Folder

Administration 1939-1946   4.0 items.

3 115

Public 1956   2.0 items.

3 116

State and Regional 1934-1957   9.0 items.

3 117

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Box Folder

Library Cooperation 1956-1972   23 items.

3 118

Library of Congress 

Box Folder

Classification 1951-1964   4.0 items.

3 119

General 1947-1968   33.0 items.

3 120

MARC undated   1.0 item.

3 121

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Box Folder

Library Surveys 1954-1955   6.0 items.

3 122

Library Technicians 1967   1.0 item.

3 123

Library, 21 undated   1.0 item.

3 124

Library, Washington State University 

Administration 

Box Folder

Library Literature Collection 1963   1.0 item.

3 125

Notices 1953-1969   164.0 items.

3 126
Box Folder

Administrative Council 1950-1973   350.0 items.

3 127-130

Advisory Board 1954-1956   18.0 items.

3 131

Advisory Council 

Box Folder

Committees 1951-1969   29.0 items.

3 132

Definition 1953   1.0 item.

3 133
Box Folder

Building and Reorganization Plans 1954-1973   40.0 items.

3 134

Campus Delivery System 1971-1972   2.0 items.

3 135

Committees 1954 1970   2.0 items.

3 136

Handbooks 1952-1962   1.0 item.

3 137

History 1947-1957   15.0 items.

3 138

Library News 1965-1971   18.0 items.

3 139

Library Staff Association 

Box Folder

General 1950-1967   15.0 items.

3 140

News Notes 1949-1951   14.0 items.

3 141
Box Folder

Long-Range Automation Projects 1970-1972   13.0 items.

3 142

Manuscripts, Archives 1949-1958   12.0 items.

3 143

Resources Guides 1956 1966   2.0 items.

3 144

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Box Folder

Linguistics 1973-1975   2.0 items.

3 145

Literary Studies undated   1.0 item.

3 146

Mail 1951 1970   17 items.

3 147

Manuscripts 1963-1967   2.0 items.

3 148

Maps 1966-1969   4.0 items.

4 149

Microforms 1951-1963   18 items.

4 150

Moral Rearmament Movement 1954   2.0 items.

4 151

National Advisory Committee on Libraries 1968   4.0 items.

4 152

National Library Week 1962-1970   6.0 items.

4 153

Newspapers 1956-1970   3.0 items.

4 154

Northwest Association for Secondary and Higher Schools Accreditation Survey 1956-1960   16 items.

4 155

Orton Collection 1946-1956   8.0 items.

4 156

Orton Room--Reservations 1953   

4 157

Pacific Northwest Bibliographic Center 1962-1963   2.0 items.

4 158

Pacific Northwest Library Association 

Box Folder

General 1958-1970   11.0 items.

4 159

Library Development Project 1956-1957   6.0 items.

4 160

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Personnel Administration 

Box Folder

Annual Review 1957-1969   26.0 items.

4 161

Compensation 1951-1955   3.0 items.

4 162

Employee Evaluation 1954-1964   6.0 items.

4 163

Job Descriptions 1949-1966   140.0 items.

4 164

Non-Faculty 1949-1961   11.0 items.

4 165

Personnel Practices in State Libraries and State Library Extension Agencies 1960   1.0 item.

4 166

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Personnel Policies 

Box Folder

Library--Faculty 1946-1969   34.0 items.

4 167

Library--Washington State Universtiy 1949-1970   33.0 items.

4 168

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Box Folder

Photoduplication 1954-1969   9.0 items.

4 169

Public Relations 1952   5.0 items.

4 170

Pulisher Files--Humanities Library 1963   2.0 items.

4 171

Purchase Requests 1958-1965   9.0 items.

4 172

Quarter System 1965   1.0 item.

4 173

Reference 1959   1.0 item.

4 174

Rental Collection 1947-1951   2.0 items.

4 175

Reports 

Box Folder

Hannah Krueger 1949-1957   5.0 items.

4 176

Library 1947-1966   8.0 items.

4 177

Techniques 1947-1952   3.0 items.

4 178

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Box Folder

Research Studies of Washington State University 1951-1953   1.0 item.

4 179

Reserve Books 1959-1968   2.0 items.

4 180

Scheduling 1958-1964   2.0 items.

4 181

Science Library 1952-1961   5.0 items.

4 182

Searching--Procedures 1955   4.0 items.

4 183

Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials 1960-1966   6.0 items.

4 184

Serials 

Box Folder

General 1956-1970   5.0 items.

4 185

Procedures 1949-1964   9.0 items.

4 186

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Box Folder

Shelving 1966-1968   3.0 items.

4 187

Short Title Catalog 1963   3.0 items.

4 188

Smoking Policy in Library 1964   1.0 item.

4 189

Society for Theatre Research 1956-1965   14 items.

4 190

Special Libraries Association 1950-1962   8.0 items.

4 191

Statistics--Library 1954-1969   17 items.

4 192

Superscriptions 1953-1954   2.0 items.

4 193

Technical Service Division 1946-1969   91 items.

4 194

Textbooks undated   1.0 item.

4 195

Theses, Washington State University 1964   3.0 items.

4 196

Translating 1963-1964   2.0 items.

4 197

Union Catalog 1936-1947   25 items.

4 198

United States Book Exchange 1950-1965   5.0 items.

4 199

Vocational Library 1947   1.0 item.

4 200

Washington Library Association 1970   3.0 items.

4 201

Washington (State). Washington State Advisory Council on Libraries 1972   1.0 item.

4 202

Washington State University 

Box Folder

Administrative Notices 1952-1970   11.0 items.

4 203

Computing Center undated   4.0 items.

4 204

General 1954-1975   23.0 items.

4 205

Planning Council 1968   1.0 item.

4 206

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Box Folder

Washington State University Press 1972   1.0 item.

4 207

Washington State University Women's Club 1970   2.0 items.

4 208

Whitman County Library 1963   1.0 item.

4 209