Mary Elizabeth Poole Papers circa 1976

Summary
Contents
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Using these materials
Creator
Poole, Mary Elizabeth, 1914-2017
Size
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes)
Call number
MC 00253

The Mary Elizabeth Poole Papers contain the manuscript for Documents Office Classification, compiled by Mary Elizabeth Poole, Documents Librarian, D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University.

Mary Elizabeth Poole (1914-2017) received an A.B. in history from Duke University in 1935, and a B.S. in library science from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1936. From 1936 to 1943 she was the documents librarian at Duke University. Poole began working at D.H. Hill Library at North Carolina State College (later, University) in 1945. She contributed to the field of documents librarianship through her publications Documents Office Classification and The “Classes Added” Reprint Edition of the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1924. In 1978 Poole received the James B. Childs Award, the highest honor the American Library Association can bestow on a documents librarian. She also received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UNC School of Information and Library Science in 1981 and the Watauga Medal in 1982.

Mary Poole passed away August 30, 2017 at the age of 102.

Biographical/historical note

Mary Elizabeth Poole (1914-2017) received an A.B. in history from Duke University in 1935, and a B.S. in library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1936. From 1936 to 1943 she was the documents librarian at Duke University. Poole began working at D.H. Hill Library at North Carolina State College (later University) in 1945. She contributed to the field of documents librarianship through her publications Documents Office Classification and The “Classes Added” Reprint Edition of the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1924. In 1978 Poole received the James B. Childs Award, the highest honor the American Library Association can bestow on a documents librarian. She also received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UNC School of Information and Library Science in 1981 and the Watauga Medal in 1982.

Mary Poole passed away August 30, 2017 at the age of 102.

Scope/content

The Mary Elizabeth Poole Papers contain the manuscript for Documents Office Classification, compiled by Mary Elizabeth Poole, Documents Librarian, D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in order of manuscript. Note that not all letters of the alphabet are used in the classification scheme.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mary Elizabeth Poole Papers, MC 00253, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mary Elizabeth Poole, 1997 (Accession no. 1997-0023).

Processing information

Processed by Aaron Cusick, 2010 March; Encoded by Aaron Cusick, 2010 March

Documents Office Classification, A
Box 1, Folder 1
Documents Office Classification, C
Box 1, Folder 2
Documents Office Classification, D-E
Box 1, Folder 3
Documents Office Classification, F-G
Box 1, Folder 4
Documents Office Classification, H
Box 1, Folder 5
Documents Office Classification, I-J
Box 1, Folder 6
Documents Office Classification, L
Box 2, Folder 1
Documents Office Classification, N-P
Box 2, Folder 2
Documents Office Classification, R-T
Box 2, Folder 3
Documents Office Classification, V-W
Box 2, Folder 4
Documents Office Classification, Y, Y3
Box 2, Folder 5
Documents Office Classification, Y3 continued
Box 2, Folder 6
Documents Office Classification, Y4, Index
Box 2, Folder 7

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mary Elizabeth Poole Papers, MC 00253, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.