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Vol. 31, No. 19


LC's readers take the equanimity prize. For two
days last week a frightened sparrow was at large in
the Main Reading Room. While she flew around the
room and hopped from one desk lamp to another,
our readers turned not a hair, so intent were they on
their research. Staff members on duty in the Reading
Room made numerous attempts to catch her, but she
managed to evade her captors every time. Fears were
expressed that she would starve to death if she were
not returned to the outside world.
Finally on Thursday, May 5, the visitor caught a
claw in the folds of a curtain and a certain W. S., in
the division known as S&R, picked her up in a piece
of cheesecloth and took her outside, where he re-
leased her in the shrubbery. The staff in the Main
Reading Room then returned to norman pursuits; the
readers had never left them.


"The Music Division: Highlights of 75 Years," an
exhibit on the occasion of the Division's 75th anni-
versary, is on view for an indefinite period in the
northwest corridor and the foyer of the Coolidge
Auditorium, Ground Floor, Main Building.

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The Music Division was established on July 1,
1897, as the Department of Music. From its initial
holdings of under 200,000 items the Division's collec-
tions have grown to 4 million items, making the Divi-
sion the most comprehensive music library in the
world, both in quality and quantity.
The exhibit includes examples of holdings in vari-
ous categories in which the Division particularly
excels. Among composers' manuscripts, those of
Schumann's "Spring" Symphony, Bach's Cantata No.
10, and Prokofiev's String Quartet, Op. 50, are repre-
sentative of the holographs of the great masters in the
collections, while Ethelbert Nevin's "The Rosary"
marks the beginning of the systematic effort to
acquire the manuscripts of American composers. Rare
and early imprints are represented by Tinctoris'
Terminorum musicae diffinitorium (ca. 1494), the
first dictionary of music ever printed; the First Book
of Masses, by Jean Mouton, printed by Ottaviano dei
Petrucci, the pioneer music printer, in 1515; and 17th
and 18th century opera librettos from the Albert
Schatz Collection.
Other aspects of the Division's activities chronicled
in the exhibit include those of the Recorded Sound
Section, the Archive of Folk Song, concerts, and the
commissioning of new chamber works. Portraits of
the founders of foundations in the Music Division and
past chiefs of the Division are part of the exhibit,
along with photographs of the Division's quarters and
staff in past years.

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Giving Is An Emotional Kick
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News in the Library World .
NSDP Staff Housed in Annex .
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The offices of the National Serials Data Program
are now established on the fifth floor of the Annex
Building. Paul Vassallo, Director of the Program, is in
Room 5121-A. Additional staff, including a secretary
and senior systems analyst, who will be in Study
Rooms 5121 and 5122, respectively, will be joining
the program shortly. Mr. Vassallo and the NSDP staff
can be reached on ext. 6451. fAn announcement of
Mr. Vassallo's appointment appeared in the LC Infor-
mation Bulletin, March 24, p. 124.]

Red Cross Bloodmobile Program at LC

"Giving blood is the one thing many of us can do
to help others," say Mrs. Dorothy Clark, Federal
Research Division, who has donated more than 12
gallons during the past 20 years. "It gives donors an
emotional kick."
Mary B. Licari, Subject Cataloging Division, who
has given 11 gallons of blood, has received a commen-
dation from the Civil Service Commission "for this
most generous gift of life [and] of all the gifts that
one can make, giving of oneself is the greatest."

Victor Warner, also of FRD, has participated in the
Library's bloodmobile five times a year since 1950,
donating a total of nine gallons.
Since 1952 library employees have been contrib-
uting about 500 pints of blood each year to the
American Red Cross (ARC). The donated blood may
be used for the National Institutes of Health Platelet
Project for the treatment of leukemia, for a child hit
by a car, for someone undergoing open heart surgery,
or for other needy causes.
Most staff members meet the criteria for giving
blood. Each potential donor is screened to be certain
that giving blood will not in any way harm his health
or the health of the recipient. Generally, a prospec-
tive donor is eligible if he or she is 18 through 65
years of age, weighs more than 1 10 pounds, and is in
good physical condition. Employees under 21 years
of age must present an ARC consent form signed by a
The ARC bloodmobile visits the Library five times
a year to fill an annual quota of 710 pints; during
recent years, however, it has collected about 430
pints annually or only 65 percent of the goal. Because
the Library's goal is not met, the ARC contacts the
Library for emergency blood about once a week,
according to Mrs. Barbara Khattab, Supervisor of
Health Services in the Employee Relations Office.
Although the amount of blood contributed by staff
members does not match ARC's expenses, the ARC
must pay for the cost of testing, processing, storing,
and transporting blood, not to mention the cost of
beds, one doctor, four nurses, and the coordination
of volunteer clerks. Because the expenses are not met
by donations, there is some concern about Library
employees losing the ARC group program and family
coverage. The plan now entitles every LC employee, a
wife or husband, and children under 18 to an
unlimited amount of blood, at no charge for the
blood itself when it is furnished by the ARC, even
when the employee has not given or cannot give
blood at the Library. Should the Library be dropped
from participating in the National Blood Program,
only donating staff members would be able to draw
on the Red Cross Blood Bank for blood replacement
for themselves and their families.
Employee recipients like Leon W. Seidner, Person-
nel Operations Officer, who received 14 units this
past year, know the importance of life saving blood
and no longer take it for granted. Mr. Seidner states
"all that was necessary was to call the Supervisor of
Health Services in LC to make arrangements for com-
plete coverage."


May 12, 1972

LC donors may be granted a maximum of four
hours excused absence, with supervisory approval,
which covers travel time, time spent giving blood, and
rest and recuperation immediately following. The
four hours applies to employees who travel to the
ARC Center, 2025 E St., N.W., to donate emergency
blood and to employees donating at the Library.
The need for blood is urgent at all times. Any ques-
tions concerning eligibility or physical and medical
history screening can be answered by telephoning
Marjorie Brothers, Secretary of Health Services, on
ext. 6053.


"The Development of a Revolutionary Mentality"
was explored in a Library of Congress Symposium on
the American Revolution Friday and Saturday, May 5
and 6. The first of five symposia made possible by a
grant from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foun-
dation of Washington, the two-day meeting attracted
about 500 historians, Government officials, and
students to the Coolidge Auditorium and the Whittall
Pavilion, where there was an overflow audience.
The first session on Friday morning got under way
with a welcome from L. Quincy Mumford, Librarian
of Congress. Richard B. Morris, Gouverneur Morris
Professor of History at Columbia University and a
member of LC's Advisory Committee on American
Revolution Bicentennial Programs, as Chairman of
the Symposium then introduced Henry Steele Com-
mager, Professor of History Emeritus at Amherst
College, who spoke on "The American Revolution
and the Enlightenment."
Caroline Robbins, Professor of History Emeritus at
Bryn Mawr College, opened the Friday afternoon
session with a paper on "Revolutionaries and Repub-
licans in the Old World Before 1776." J. H. Plumb of
Christ's College, Cambridge University, commented
on Miss Robbins' paper and the Chairman accepted
additional comments from the floor. The afternoon
session closed with "Corruption and Power in Pro-
vincial America," an address by Richard Bushman,
Professor of History at Boston University, and a
commentary by Edmund S. Morgan, Sterling Profes-
sor of History at Yale University and a member-of
LC's Advisory Committee.
In introducing the speakers at the Saturday session,
Professor Morris pointed out that the liberated
women of the American Revolution, Abigail Adams

and Mercy Otis Warren, would have been pleased, not
only at the progress made in the United States in
achieving women's rights, but also at the presence of
three women on the Library's symposium program.
Pauline Maier, Assistant Professor of History at the
University of Massachusetts, spoke first on "The
Beginnings of American Republicanism, 1765-1776."
Jack P. Greene, Professor of History at The Johns
Hopkins University and also a member of LC's
Advisory Committee, delivered the commentary, and
he was followed by several comments from the floor.
Mary Beth Norton, Assistant Professor of History at
Cornell University, gave the second paper, "The
Loyalist Critique of Republicanism," and Esmond
Wright, former member of Parliament and Director,
Institute for United States Studies at the University
of London, commented.
The Library of Congress plans to publish later in
1972 the proceedings of the symposium, including
the five papers and the four commentaries.
On Friday evening Mrs. Morris Cafritz joined Mr.
and Mrs. Mumford in welcoming to a reception in the
Great Hall the symposium participants, representa-
tives of Washington's official and diplomatic com-
munities, and other distinguished guests at the


Accessions List: Eastern Africa. Vol. 5, No. 2.
March 1972. (pp. 50-93.) Continuing subscriptions
free to libraries upon request to the Field Director,
Library of Congress Office, P.O. Box 30598, Nairobi,
Accessions List: India. Vol. 11, No. 3. March 1972.
(pp. 93-140.) Continuing subscriptions free to
libraries upon request to the Field Director, Library
of Congress Office, American Embassy, New Delhi,
Accessions List: Indonesia/Malaysia/Singapore and
Brunei Vol. 7, No. 2. February 1972. (pp. 27-55.)
Continuing subscriptions free to libraries upon
request to the Field Director, Library of Congress
Office, American Embassy, APO San Francisco
Accessions List: Israel Vol. 9, No. 3. March 1972.
(pp. 36-60.) Continuing subscriptions free to libraries
upon request to the Field Director, Library of Con-
gress Office, American Embassy, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Accessions List: Pakistan. Vol. 11, No. 3. March
1972. (pp. 18-25.) Continuing subscriptions free to


LC Information Bulletin

Mr. Greene

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Atlas

Mr. Morris

Mr. Plumb, Mrs. Maier, and Mrs. Elizabeth E. Hamer, Assistant Librarian of Congress

Mr. and Mrs. Bushman

Miss Norton
and Mr. Mumford


May 12, 1972

James H. Hutson, Coordinator Mr. and Mrs. Wright and Merrill Jensen, Library Advisory Board
of LC's Bicentennial Office

Mr. and Mrs. Morgan, and Robert Clarke and Leonard Rapport,
both of the National Archives and Records Service

Mrs. Mumford and Mrs. Lee Wallace

The Librarian
and Mrs. Cafritz

Miss Robbins and Mr. Commager

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libraries upon request to the Field Director, Library
of Congress Office, American Consulate General,
Karachi, Pakistan.
English Defenders of American Freedoms,
1774-1778. Compiled by Paul H. Smith, American
Revolution Bicentennial Office, Library of Congress.
1972. (230 p.) For sale by the Superintendent of
Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Wash-
ington, D.C. 20402, at $2.75 a copy.
English Defenders is a collection of six rare and
neglected pamphlets reprinted to broaden historical
interest in the intellectual sources of American
patriot resistance in the 1770's. For historians, the
pamphlets provide insight into the breadth and
quality of pro-American sentiment among prominent
figures in England. American Revolutionary leaders
exhibited uncommon interest in this body of political
literature, as the pamphlets circulated widely and
went through numerous American editions. The
patriots drew inspiration from the authors of such
tracts, whose publications confirmed that respected
public figures in England believed in the Justice of
the American cause and the arbitrariness of the
policies of the King's ministers. Although the Ameri-
cans made great use of the writings of their English
defenders, few historians have seriously studied this
body of literature or evaluated its impact in America.
English Defenders was compiled by Paul H. Smith
of the Library's American Revolution Bicentennial
Office, who has provided a general introduction to
the volume, as well as brief surveys of the work of
each author and annotations to the individual pam-
phlets. The fourth of the Library's publications for
the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, it is
part of the Library's program to publicize and make
available primary materials pertinent to the study of
the era. The texts of the pamphlets reprinted in this
volume were taken from the original editions in the
collections of the Library of Congress, with the
exception of Catharine Macaulay's Address, taken
from the text in the Library Company of Philadel-

Press Releases: No. 72-28 (May 1) Ten distinguished
American and British historians take part in Library of Con-
gress symposium on American Revolution May 5 and 6; No.
72-29 (May 4) Library of Congress announces publication of
English tracts in defense of American freedom; No. 72-30
(May 5) Library of Congress Division for the Blind and Physi-
cally Handicapped to hold Eighth Biennial Conference of
Regional Librarians on May 15-17, 1972; No. 72-31 (May 4)
Boston University historian discusses corruption and power

in provincial America in Library of Congress meeting; No.
72-32 (May 4) Historian Caroline Robbins traces principles of
American Revolution to European roots; No. 72-33 (May 4)
Historian emplores beginnings of American republicanism in
symposium on American Revolution at Library of Congress;
No. 72-34 (May 5) Comell historian presents new picture of
loyalists to Library of Congress symposium on the American
Library of Congress Regulations: No. 214-1 (page 3) and
no. 214-6 (April 26) changed the name of the former His-
panic Foundation to the Latin American, Portuguese, and
Spanish Division, Reference Department; no. 214-13 (May 1)
redefined the organization and functions of the Prints and
Photographs Division, Reference Department; no. 1813 (May
2) restated the Library's policy on the use and carrying of
food and beverages in the Library Buildings.
Special Announcements: No. 474 (April 26) announced
the 1972 Savings Bonds campaign; no. 475 (April 27) advised
the staff members that the Senate Stationery Room would be
dosed for repairs; no. 476 (May 1) concerned the preparation
of Library of Congress annual reports for fiscal year 1972;
no. 477 (May 2) announced the observance of Memorial Day
as a holiday on May 29.


J. Edgar Hoover, who died May 2 at the age of 77,
had been for so long with the Federal Bureau of
Investigation of which he was the first and only direc-
tor, that many people thought his entire career had
been spent there or in the Department of Justice. His
first job on leaving school, however, was in the
Library of Congress. Beginning about 1912 and con-
tinuing while he earned in night classes a B.A. (1916)
and an M.A. (1917) from George Washington Univer-
sity, he was employed as an assistant in the Classifica-
tion Section of the Catalogue Division, one of the 15
divisions which, with the Copyright Office, then
made up the Library.


A College Fund

U. S. Savings Bonds

May 12, 1972

Paying homage to Mr. Hoover are (l-r) Lt. George D. Edelen, (
Cormier, Pvt. Robert B. Broadus, and (partly hidden) Sgt. Sylvester

In 1917 Mr. Hoover transferred to the Department
of Justice as a messenger in the files section and
began his career in law enforcement. Members of the
Library's Special Police Force were among the thou-
sands of Government employees and citizens from all
walks of life who paid their respect to his memory as
his body lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda on
Wednesday, May 3.

Mrs. Gladys James retired on April 7 after almost
30 years of service in the Library, all in the Buildings
Services Section of the Building Management Office.
A long-time resident of Washington, D.C., Mrs.
James attended the Germantown, Md., high school.
Mrs. James came to the Library in January 1943 as
a Janitor and was promoted to a Stack Cleaner posi-
tion in 1955, the position she held on her retirement.
She worked in both the Annex and Main Buildings
and received an "outstanding" rating in special
commendation for her superior performance.
While employed with the Library, Mrs. James also
worked at the U.S. Department of Agriculture cafe-
teria from 1943 to 1950.
Mrs. James was presented a purse by her friends
and co-workers who will long remember her friendly
and cheerful manner.

John P. Balys of the Slavic and Central European
Division delivered a paper entitled "Baltic Informa-
tion Sources in the Library of Congress" at the
Second Baltic Information Conference of North

America. The conference was held
April 15 and 16 at New Carrollton,
Md., and was attended by some 200
Baltic scholars and guests.
On April 28, Thomas C. Brackeen,
Coordinator of the Equal Opportu-
nity Program, spoke to staff mem-
bers of the MARC Editorial Office,
about the evolution of the equal
opportunity concept in the Library,
the principal problem areas of equal
opportunity, and the aims of the
Equal Opportunity Program. Mr.
Brackeen was introduced to the staff
by Barbara Roland, Chief of the
MARC Editorial Office. The meeting
Capt. John W. ended with a question and answer
C. Morton. session.
Michael Katz, Administrative Offi-
cer of the Information Systems office, was inter-
viewed by Bernie Harrison on WDCA-TV (Channel
20) on April 30 in connection with his production of
"The Unsinkable Molly Brown," a musical comedy
based on the fabled Mrs. J. J. Brown of Titanic fame.
Mr. Katz directed the Cedar Knoll Dinner Theatre
production, which ended last Sunday.
The Library has in its collections two archival
photographs of Mrs. Brown which were taken when
the Carpathia, the ship that rescued survivors of the
Titanic disaster, arrived in New York.

Appointments: Silas E. Bundy, clerk, GS-3, DBPH, 2622;
Mrs. Donna W. Duffy, editorial assistant, GS-4, CRS E, 2721;
James M. Kennedy, special policeman (private), Bldgs, 2596;
Lee Alan Schmalbach, bibliographical and binding control
assistant, GS-3, Bind, 2724.
Temporary Appointment: Gerald F. Joyner, deck attend-
ant, GS-3, S&R, NP.
Reappointment: Mrs. Donna B. Burley, editorial assistant,
GS-4, CRS E, 2721.
Promotions: Mrs. Jane G. Gravelle, to analyst in public
finance, GS-11, CRS S, 2709; Clifton Johnson, ISO, to
peripheral equipment operator, GS-6, Pers Opns, 2760;
Jeffrey Lubin, to accounting clerk, GS-5, Cop Serv, 2614;
Wayne A. McKenney, CRS L, to economic analyst, GS-7,
CRS E, 2694; George Young Muse, to offset pressman,
WP-13, CS, NP.
Resignations: Mrs. Carolyn R. Agnew, CRS L; Raymond R.
Blake, S&R; Mrs. Susan G. McBride, Subj Cat; Toloria
McPhatter, Card; Ronald L Matthews, S&R; John W. Ott,
CRS L; Thomas E. Ryan, CRS L.

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Kathryn Ann Kontak and Leland J. Blair were
married on Saturday, April 29, in the Arlington, Va.,
home of her parents. Mrs. Blair is a Loan Reference
Specialist in the Loan Division and Mr. Blair is an
attorney with Keller and Heckman law firm in


Three recent additions to the reference collections
of the Science Reading Room are the Catalog of the
Library of the Marine Biological Laboratory and the
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole,
Mass. (Z881.L72 1971); the Oceanographic Index-
Author Cumulation 1946-1970 (Z6004.P6S43 1971);
and the Dictionary Catalog of the Princeton Univer-
sity Plasma Physics Laboratory Library, Firestone
Library, Princeton University, (Z7144.P5P73 1970).
All three were published by G. K. Hall & Co. of
The Catalog of the Marine Biological Laboratory is
in 12 volumes. Eleven volumes are devoted to an
author catalog covering 12,000 books and mono-
graphs, 138 expeditions, and nearly 300,000 journal
articles; volume 12 is a journal catalog listing over
4,000 periodical literature holdings. Because the com-
plete works of many scientists are included, the cata-
log may be used as a bibliographic tool. The major
subjects covered are biology, zoology, botany, physi-
ology, microbiology, medicine, physics, chemistry,
mathematics, geology, meteorology, geophysics,
fisheries, and oceanography.
Supplementing the Catalog is the Oceanographic
Index, compiled by Mary Sears, a senior scientist in
the biology department, Woods Hole Oceanographic
Institution and the American editor for Deep Sea
Research since its inception. The 58,600 cards in the
author cumulation-many in Dr. Sears' own hand-
writing-have been reproduced in three volumes with
approximately 29 cards per page. The Index is Dr.
Sears' personal cumulative selection of articles on
basic marine research and entries frequently include
annotations on the character of the article, the com-
prehensiveness of its bibliography, and the nature of
the work performed.
The Dictionary Catalog covers research literature
accessioned for the Princeton Plasma Physics Labora-
tory, which was established for the Project Matter-
horn program in fusion research in 1952. The
laboratory's work was declassified in 1958, and, in
1961, was expanded to include basic research in

plasma physics, astrophysics, and space physics;
studies in controlled fusion were also broadened. The
laboratory's collection provides comprehensive cover-
age of the literature in these areas, principally in tech-
nical journals and reports, with a small fraction in
book form. About 15,000 journal articles, reports,
dissertations, and English translations of foreign arti-
cles have been fully cataloged with abstracts,
although microfiche reports are minimally cataloged.
The catalog's four volumes contain about 62,000 card
images arranged alphabetically in dictionary form, so
that each report may be located by author, issuing
agency, report number, and subject, and each book or
article by author and subject. Some 80 subject head-
ings, such as cesium plasma, microwaves, stellarators,
and wave scattering, are included. [Catherine I. Bahn]
Federal Librarians Association
Will Be Discussed on May 25
Federal librarians, library technicians, information
scientists, and others interested in the establishment
of a Federal Librarians Association have been invited
to participate in an open discussion of the subject.
On May 25, at 1 p.m., and again at 7:30 p.m., John
Sherrod, Director of the National Agricultural
Library and Chairman of the Federal Library Com-
mittee's Executive Advisory Committee will mod-
erate programs devoted to an open consideration of
the value of a Federal Librarians Association. Both
meetings will be held in the Coolidge Auditorium at
the Library of Congress.
Those wishing to make prepared statements should
contact the Federal Library Committee Secretariat at
426-6055 to reserve time. Statements will be dupli-
cated for distribution upon request.
IIA to Hold Forum on May 23
The Information Industry Association (IIA), in
conjunction with the National Technical Information
Service (NTIS), U.S. Department of Commerce, will
hold a four-hour open forum from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
on Tuesday, May 23, on the role of NTIS. The session
will be chaired by James B. Adler, President of the
Congressional Information Service of Washington,
and will include a detailed presentation on NTIS by
the Service's director, William T. Knox. The forum
will be held at the Embassy Row Hotel.
For further information, interested persons should
contact Paul G. Zurkowski, Executive Director of
IIA, 1025 15th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005,
tel. (202) 659-3920. Advance registration for the
meeting is $10 for IIA members and Government
representatives and $25 for non-members.


May 12, 1972


FLC Discusses Educational Opportunities
"Formal Course Opportunities for Professional
Development" was the topic of the Federal Library
Committee's FLC meeting on April 26. Margaret
Chisholm, Dean of the School of Library and Infor-
mation Services, University of Maryland, described
the courses and workshops offered at the university.
Kathleen Myerson of the Civil Service Commission
reported on the development, in cooperation with the
FLC Task Force on Automation, of the curriculum of
the ADP Management Training Center at the Commis-
sion. Elizabeth W. Stone, Dean of the Department of
Library Science, Catholic University, discussed oppor-
tunities for post-graduate work in library science at
the university. FLC's studies on library education
were instrumental in planning the curriculum.
The speakers emphasized the value of continuing
education for librarians and information specialists
and the interest of each school in responding to the
educational needs of the Federal library community.

Margaret Edwards Receives Journal Award
Margaret Alexander Edwards is the recipient of the
Journal of Library History annual award for the most
outstanding article published during the year. Harold
Goldstein, Editor of the Journal, who made the
announcement, presented Mrs. Edwards with the
$100 award in recognition of her article "I Once Did
See Joe Wheeler Plain," which appeared in the
October 1971 Journal
Mrs. Edwards, formerly Coordinator of Young
Adult Services at Enoch Pratt Free Library, has
traveled extensively throughout the United States as a
visiting teacher, workshop leader, and lecturer since
her retirement. Through the years, she has contrib-
uted to numerous professional magazines and is the
author of The Fair Garden and the Swarm of Beasts:
The Young Adult and the Library.

Edward Korry Named President of AAP
Edward M. Korry, diplomat, journalist, and cor-
porate executive, has been named President of the
Association of American Publishers (AAP), effective
this July. The announcement of Mr. Korry's appoint-
ment was made in Bermuda at the association's
annual meeting by W. Bradford Wiley and Robert L.
Bernstein, outgoing and incoming AAP board chair-
Mr. Korry, 50, a native of New York City, becomes
chief operating officer and principal spokesman for

the association, a voluntary confederation of more
than 260 publishers of all types of books and other
printed materials. He will have responsibility for the
operations of the two association offices in New York
and Washington, D.C.
Most recently a State Department consultant to the
president of the Overseas Private Investment Corp.,
Mr. Korry was U.S. Ambassador to Chile from 1967
to 1971, and to Ethiopia from 1963 to 1967. He was
affiliated with Cowles Communications, Inc., former
publishers of Look magazine, from 1955 to 1962.
Mr. Korry will succeed Sanford Cobb, who has
headed AAP both as Acting President and as Presi-
dent. The association came into existence in July
1970 as a result of the consolidation of the American
Book Publishers Council, which had represented the
publishers of trade books, and the American Educa-
tional Publishers Institute, which had represented
textbook publishers.

Mansell Appoints U.S. Representative
Mansell Information/Publishing Ltd., the publishers
of The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints,
has announced the appointment of Mrs. Catherine
Clark as its U.S. library representative. Mrs. Clark will
be concerned with demonstrating how The National
Union Catalog and other Mansell titles can contribute
to the solution of many library problems.
Head cataloger at the State University of New York
at Stony Brook since 1968, Mrs. Clark received her
master's degree in library science at the Graduate
Library School of the Pratt Institute in 1964. She
worked in the Suffolk Cooperative Library System
before joining the staff of SUNY.

IA Elects New Officers at National Meeting
Eugene Garfield was elected President of the Infor-
mation Industry Association (IIA) at its recent fourth
National Meeting. Dr. Garfield, President of the Insti-
tute for Scientific Information in Philadelphia, is the
founder and publisher of Cross Currents, Current
Abstracts of Chemistry and Index Chemicus, and
Science Citation Index. He participated in the crea-
tion of IIA in 1968 and has served on its Board of
Directors since that time, most recently as Vice Presi-
Four new directors were also elected to the IIA
board for three-year terms. They are Earl Coleman,
President and Chairman of Plenum Publishing Corp.,
and one of the founding members of IIA; Alice Cur-
ran, Vice President in the Washington office of the
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Jerome D. Luntz, Vice



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President of the Management Information Services
Group, McGraw-Hill Publications Co.; and John C.
Marken, Vice President and General Manager of Bell
and Howell's Micro Photo Division.

FIAF to Publish Cinema Index
The International Federation of Film Archives
(FIAF) is compiling an index in English to articles
and reviews published this year. Sixty-one leading
international film periodicals have been selected for
indexing as serious contributions to the literature of
the countries in which they are issued and as likely to
contain material of lasting value from an historical,
aesthetic, or critical point of view. The list includes
Sight and Sound, Iskusstvo Kino, Cahiers du Cinema,
and Film Quarterly; new publications are evaluated
and added to the index if they meet the criteria.
The entries compiled by member archives in the
countries where the periodicals are published are
edited by the Danish Film Museum in Copenhagen
and issued on index cards. Articles are indexed by
original film titles, personalities, and subjects, and are
fully annotated for content. Film reviews and book
reviews are also indexed. Each entry provides author,
title, name of publication, volume number, inclusive
page numbers, and whether illustrated. The flexible
format allows entries to be filed by film title, person-
ality, subject, and book review or to be interfiled in
one alphabetical sequence.
Cards are edited and mailed by air several times a
week. In most cases the cards for overseas publica-
tions will be received in the United States before the
periodicals themselves. It is estimated that there will
be approximately 6,000 cards in 1972.
The indexing service was established for member
archives in FIAF and a very limited number of sub-
scriptions is being offered to others. Each subscrip-
tion will include two publications, Guidelines for
Filing and List of Subject Headings; the subscription
price for all cards issued in 1972 is $325. Subscrip-
tions may be sent to Karen Jones, Det Danske Film-
museum, Store Sondervoldstraede, 1419 Copenhagen
K, Denmark. Inquiries should be addressed to Brenda
Davies, The National Film Archive, 81 Dean St.,
London W.1, England.
The R. R. Bowker Co. will publish the 1972 index
in book form in the spring of 1973 and has plans to
publish successive annual volumes.

Canadian Newsletter Published
The Research and Planning Branch of the National
Library of Canada has begun publication of a news-
letter, Accessible, to highlight developments of inter-
est to the Canadian library community. The first issue
announces that it will carry reports of studies and
surveys made by the Branch's three divisions, Systems
Development Division, Library Documentation
Centre, and Resources Development Division, and
information about computerized library systems
developed in other countries, information which
might not be available through normal channels or
whose acquisition requires international governmental
The newsletter's cover design is an unusual and
successful representation of the merger of new tech-
nology with traditional library processes. Accessible,
which will be published irregularly, may be obtained
from Grover C. Burgis, Director of the Research and
Planning Branch, National Library of Canada, Otta-
wa, Ontario.

Harvard Arts Institute Receives Grant
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded
the Harvard Summer School Institute in Arts Admin-
istration a grant of $9,760 to cover the full cost of
eight fellowships to the Institute's Annual Manage-
ment Development Program, to be held this year on
July 2-28. Four of the fellowships are to be awarded
to administrators in the field of the expansion arts
and four to administrators at the State arts council
The Institute's Annual Management Development
Program, now in its third year, is designed to improve
individual skills in management and problem-solving
for administering arts organizations and activities, and
is taught primarily by Harvard Business School's case-
analysis method. In addition to State arts councils
and expansion arts programs, community arts centers
and councils, orchestras and musical organizations,
theaters, ballet and modern dance companies,
museums, and university arts programs will be
Further information on the program and applica-
tions for the fellowships are available from the Har-
vard Summer School Institute in Arts Administration,
1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Mass. 02138.

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