Guide to the Libraries Faculty and LFAC Minutes 1970-2014
Archives 330

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Washington State University. Libraries.
Title
Libraries Faculty and LFAC Minutes
ID
Archives 330
Date [inclusive]
1970-2014
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The official organization of the Washington State University Library Faculty in its current incarnation dates to a September 15, 1970 meeting. The groups purpose, as defined at that first meeting, was "to promote the group's professional involvement in the field of library and information science; to provide for the group's active participation in the library and academic affairs of Washington State University; and to fulfuill those duties as listed [in] the Faculty Manual as they pertain to the Library." The collection consists primarily of minutes from the meetings of Library Faculty meetings, and from the Library Faculty Advisory Council.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] WSU Libraries Faculty and LFAC Minutes, 1970-2014 (Archives 330)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

While the Washington State University Libraries date to the first days of the college, and while librarians have certainly conducted meetings amongst themselves, the official organization of the Library Faculty in its current incarnation dates to a September 15, 1970 meeting. The groups purpose, as defined at that first meeting, was "to promote the group's professional involvement in the field of library and information science; to provide for the group's active participation in the library and academic affairs of Washington State University; and to fulfuill those duties as listed [in] the Faculty Manual as they pertain to the Library." Prior to that, a Staff Association had been created after an August 10th 1946 directive from the Office of the President which recognized professional librarians as "Library Staff" and non-professional library workers as "Office and Technical Staff." Initially the Staff Assocation filled a role similar to the current Library Faculty group, but by the end of the 1960s its focus had moved more to internal morale and communications.

The Library Faculty Study Committee was established on March 9, 1971 to undertake studies on professional development, faculty review procedures, salary levels, working conditions, and fringe benefits. On February 26th, 1974, the Library Faculty renamed the Study Committee the Library Faculty Affairs Committee (LFAC), and its goals were redefined to monitor, investigate, and report to Library Faculty on University and Library matters which could affect the Faculty, as well as to insure Library Faculty input into matters of concern to the faculty. Additional short-term tasks and projects were initially defined and continued or resolved; early projects included an investigation into breaking the library into departments, and the creation of a library faculty manual.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists primarily of minutes from the meetings of Library Faculty meetings, and from the Library Faculty Advisory Council. In some cases, relevant reports or materials reviewed in the meetings have been included with the minutes. If no minutes were present at processing but an agenda was, then that agenda was retained. As these were transfered in multiple accessions and in a non-comprehensive manner, many years are incomplete or missing entirely. The 2004-2011 Faculty Minutes (in UA 2013-07) were reconstructed by LFAC members from lost/partial records prior to coming to the archives.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged into two series, materials from the Library Faculty, and materials from the Library Faculty Advisory Council. Each series is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.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 and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Accruals note

Further accessions are expected, and will be interfiled as they come in.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Records from the Washington State university (WSU) Library Faculty and Library Faculty Affairs Committee (LFAC) were transferred to the WSU Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) in a series of accessions from library administrative staff and committee chairs and members. These include UA1981-24, UA1984-24, UA1986-15, UA1990-18, UA1991-13, UA1992-23, UA1993-13, UA2000-19, UA2002-15, UA2003-06, UA2004-06, UA2012-12, UA 2013-07, and UA 2014-10.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed in November 2012 by University Archivist Mark O'English.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Library Faculty Affairs Committee: Records, 1974-1978 (Archives 67)

Library Staff Association: Records, 1946-1979 (Archives 108); Records, 1951-1993 (Archives 268)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Libraries -- Records and correspondence.
  • Washington State University. Library Faculty Affairs Committee -- Records and correspondence.
  • Washington State University. Library Faculty Affairs Committee.

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Faculty Minutes 

Box item

1970 - 1971 

1 1

1971 - 1972 

1 2

1972 - 1973 

1 3

1973 - 1974 

1 4

1974 - 1975 

1 5

1975 - 1976 

1 6

1976 - 1977 

1 7

1977 - 1978 

1 8

1978 - 1979 

1 9

1979 - 1980 

1 10

1980 - 1981 

1 11

1981 - 1982 

1 12

1982 - 1983 

1 13

1983 - 1984 

1 14

1984 - 1985 

1 15

1985 - 1986 

1 16

1986 - 1987 

1 17

1987 - 1988 

1 18

1988 - 1989 

1 19

1989 - 1990 

1 20

1990 - 1991 

1 21

1991 - 1992 

1 22

1992 - 1993 

1 23

1993 - 1994 

1 24

1994 - 1995 

1 25

1995 - 1996 

1 26

1996 - 1997 

1 27

1997 - 1998 

1 28

1998 - 1999 

1 29

1999 - 2000 

1 30

2000 - 2001 

2 31

2001 - 2002 

2 32

2002 - 2003 

2 33

2003 - 2004 

2 34

2004 - 2005 

2 35

2005 - 2006 

2 36

2006 - 2007 

2 37

2007 - 2008 

2 38

2008 - 2009 

2 39

2009 - 2010 

2 40

2010 - 2011 

2 41

2011 - 2012 

2 42

2012 - 2013 

2 43

2013 - 2014 

2 44

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Library Faculty Affairs Committe (LFAC) Minutes 

Box item

1972 - 1973 

2 1

1973 - 1974 

2 2

1974 - 1975 

2 3

1975 - 1976 

2 4

1976 - 1977 

2 5

1977 - 1978 

2 6

1978 - 1979 

2 7

1979 - 1980 

2 8

1980 - 1981 

2 9

1981 - 1982 

2 10

1982 - 1983 

2 11

1983 - 1984 

2 12

1984 - 1985 

2 13

1985 - 1986 

2 14

1986 - 1987 

2 15

1987 - 1988 

2 16

1988 - 1989 

2 17

1989 - 1990 

2 18

1990 - 1991 

2 19

1991 - 1992 

2 20

1998 - 1999 

2 21

1999 - 2000 

2 22

2011 - 2012 

2 23

Salary Improvement Subcommittee, 1972, 1998-2005 

2 24

Historical Notes and Events, 1970-1978 

2 25

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