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September 22, 1972
FALL LITERARY SEASON TO OPEN
OCTOBER 2 WITH POETRY READING
Josephine Jacobsen, Consultant in Poetry in
English to the Library of Congress for 1972-73, will
open the first half of the 1972-73 season of literary
programs in the Library of Congress with a reading of
her poems on Monday, October 2. This program and
all succeeding programs will be presented at 7:30
p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium. No tickets of
admission will be required for the programs in Octo-
ber through November.
The October 2 reading will be Mrs. Jacobsen's first
official appearance in her second term as Consultant
in Poetry. Born in Coburg, Canada, she is now a resi-
dent of Baltimore, Md., and Whitefield, N.H. Her
books of poetry include For the Unlost (1944), The
Human Climate (1956), and The Animal Inside
(1967). She has also published numerous short
stories, articles, and reviews, as well as three works of
criticism with co-author William R. Mueller: The Tes-
tament of Samuel Beckett (1964), lonesco & Genet:
Playwrights of Silence (1968), and Samuel Beckett's
Long Saturday: To Wait or Not To Wait, published in
Man in the Modern Theatre (1965), edited by Nathan
Scott. One of her recent short stories, "A Walk With
Raschid," has been selected for publication in Prize
Stories of 1973: The 0. Henry Awards, to be issued
in the spring of 1973. This is Mrs. Jacobsen's fifth
story to be included in an anthology of prize-winners
and her third 0. Henry Award story.
Mrs. Jacobsen will participate as discussion modera-
tor in several poetry readings during the coming sea-
son. The first of these will feature X. J. Kennedy and
Anne Sexton reading and discussing their poems on
On November 13, Arnold Moss returns to the Li-
brary for his 19th appearance. Mr. Moss, a well-
known actor from the Broadway stage, motion pic-
tures, television, and radio, will read from the works
of John Donne, honoring the 400th anniversary of
Samuel Allen (Paul Vesey) and Ned O'Gorman will
read and discuss their poems, with Josephine Jacob-
sen as moderator, on November 20.
On November 27, Ian Hamilton, British poet, critic,
and editor, will lecture on recent poetry in Great
NEW EXHIBIT MARKS 150TH YEAR
OF BRAZILIAN INDEPENDENCE
An exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary
of Brazilian independence is on display in the His-
panic Society Room of the Latin American, Portu-
guese, and Spanish Division. Brazilian independence
from Portugal came about in a gradual and peaceful
series of events, beginning with the establishment of
the Portuguese Court in Rio de Janeiro in 1808. The
day officially celebrated as Independence Day is
September 7, the date in 1822 that the Prince D.
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CIP Progre%% Report. . 418-419
I all Liteiara Season to Open October 2 415
Lihrary of Congress Publications . 419-420
New F hibit Marks 150th Year of
Brazilian independence . 415-416
News in the Library World . .... 420
Recon Records Placed on Sale .... 418
Staff New . .... 417418
Pedro I resolved to make a final break with the
mother country and his famous cry of "independence
or death" became a slogan Earlier that same year, he
had defied orders from the Portuguese governing
body to return to Portugal.
The example of United States independence had a
powerful effect upon dissident colonists in Brazil. As
early as the 1780's, when Thomas Jefferson was U.S.
Minister to France, he was approached by a young
Brazilian studying at the University of Montpelier
who asked for aid in a movement to free Brazil from
Portugal. A copy of one of his letters found in the
Library's Jefferson Papers, written in French and
signed with a pseudonym, is among the items in the
exhibit. In the letter, Jos6 Joaquim da Maia, stated "I
am a Brazilian." and pointed out that Brazil and the
United States had much in common. A "Geographi-
cal, Statistical, and Historical Map of Brazil," printed
by Carey and Lea of Philadelphia in 1822, shows 12
provinces or capitanias, which today fill out most of
Brazil's boundaries, but in more numerous jurisdic-
Jean Baptiste Debret's Voyage Pittoresque et His-
torique au Bresil Depuis 1816 Jusqu'en 1831 is
opened to a large drawing of D. Pedro I's acclamation
as Emperor, an event that took place on the Prince's
24th birthday, October 12, 1822. The pictures taken
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from this rare set appear m nearly every illustrated
work on 19th-century Brazil. A recently issued mono-
graph. Os Dois Ingleses, Strangford e Stuart, written
by the late Brazilian historian Alberto Rangel and
published jointly by the Conselho Federal de Cultura
and the Arquivo Nacional of Brazil appears in the
exhibit. It is one of a group of commemorative gov-
ernment publications that are currently being issued
Some of the Library's primary sources for the
study of the period are exhibited. The journals and
accounts of Henry Koster, who was for several years a
resident of Brazil's Northeast, and of Maria Graham,
later Lady Callcott, contain interesting sketches of
scenery and people along with descriptive commen-
tary on Brazil and the Brazilians of the years immedi-
ately before or during the most important events of
the independence movement. The work of the
German scientists Johann Baptist von Spix and Carl
Friedrich von Martius is represented by a facsimile
reprint of scenes of life in various regions of Brazil.
Prominent leaders of the independence movement
are pictured in the exhibit. They include Jose Boni-
facio de Andrada e Silva, the leading political thinker
and strategist in securing independence under a mon-
archy; the King. D. Joao VI, who increased the stat-
ure of Brazil within the Portuguese Empire: and his
son, D. Pedro 1, under whose personal aegis Brazil
began its independent existence.
The comment of one U.S. observer is shown in
Henry Marie Brackenridge's observations on the
future of Brazil, made after witnessing the ceremonies
that raised Brazil to the status of a kingdom in 1817.
Comments of a few years later that appeared in Niles'
Weekly Register and in newspaper columns are also
included. Notice of the formal recognition of Brazil is
shown by a newspaper account in which Secretary of
State John Quincy Adams presented Jose Silvestre
Rebello, Charge d'Affaires of the new nation, to Pres-
ident Monroe. who received him in this official capac-
ity. This formal ceremony occurred on May 26, 1824,
and marked the beginning of formal diplomatic rela-
tions between the United States and Brazil.
The exhibit will remain on view through Novem-
Room numbers for the Preservation Research
and Testing Office were incorrectly listed in Pres-
ervation Supplement 72-3 of September 15. They
are Rooms G1010 and G1012 of the Annex
SSeptember 22, 1972
Webb Cited for Wood Carvings
Willard Webb, a former LC employee, was the sub-
ject of an article in the September 9 issue of the
Fairfax Globe. Mr. Webb was cited for his accom-
plishments in wood carving. Pictures of his work
accompany the article.
A Library of Congress staff member for over 39
years, Mr. Webb held the position of Chief of the
Stack and Reader Division at the time of retirement
in October 1961.
On Friday, September 1, Leon W. Seidner, Person-
nel Operations Officer, was presented a 30-year
Federal Service Award pin, and Mrs. Marjorie R.
Kulisheck, Position Classification Appeals Officer,
received a 20-year Federal Service Award pin. F. E.
Croxton, Director of the Administrative Department,
made the presentations.
A native of Trenton, N.J., Mr. Seidner began his
Library career 25 years ago as a Personnel Assistant.
Before coming to the Library he served with the U.S.
Army as a Personnel Sergeant Major. Mr. Seidner is
probably the most widely seen Library officer in the
organization as he does a superb job of advising the
Library staff about the many personnel policies and
A native of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Kulisheck began her
career at the Library of Congress in August 1957 as a
Position Classifier, before which she was employed by
the Veterans Administration in Seattle, Wash. During
her tenure at the Library, Mrs. Kulisheck has held
several positions in the classification field. She was
Assistant Classification Officer until the merger of the
Placement and Classification Offices a few months
Following the presentations, the Personnel Office
honored both Mrs. Kulisheck and Mr. Seidner with
coffee and cake.
S. Aleem Qureishi, the first employee of the Li-
brary of Congress Office in Karachi, Pakistan, re-
ceived a 10-year Federal Service Award pin and
certificate from Hobart N. Luppi, U.S. Consul Gener-
al, at a ceremony held in July at the American Con-
sulate in Karachi. Others from the office receiving
10-year Federal Service Awards were R. M. Siddiqui,
A. Q. Meera, Mirza Gul, and N. Massey. Ashiq Husain
was the recipient of the safe-driving award for the
sixth consecutive year.
Andrew V. Fessenko of the Slavic and Central
European Division is the author of "The Ukrainian
Renaissance of the 1920's in Bibliology and its Rever-
berations" in Vol. 2, 1972, Nos. 1 and 2 of
Ukrains'ka knyha (Philadelphia). This quarterly is
published by the Bibliographic Commission of the
Shevchenko Scientific Society, the American Associa-
tion of Librarians of Ukrainian Descent, and the
Society of Ukrainian Bibliophiles.
Joseph C. Hickerson, Reference Librarian in the
Archive of Folk Song, was a member of the staff of
the Pinewoods Camp Folk Music Week, a course for
leaders and teachers of folk music held August 20-27.
The camp is located between Buzzard's Bay and
Plymouth, Mass., and is sponsored by the Country
Dance and Song Society of America. On September 1
and 2, Mr. Hickerson participated in the Cape Island
Festival of Folk Music and Crafts in Cape May, N.J.,
and on September 4 performed in the Second Annual
Labor Day Songfest held at the Sylvan Theatre in
Appointments: Deborjha G. Blackwell, clerk, GS-3, CRS C
4099; Kevin Rodney Brooks, reading room assistant, GS-2,
S&R, 5-600; Hodges S. Burton, janitor, WG-1, Bldgs, 100-11;
Cynthia Bruzda Chapman, research assistant, GS-7, CRS SPR,
2946; James C. Chapman, laborer, WG-3, Bldgs, 14-100:
Christy Laine Darnell, clerk, GS-3, CRS C, 4099; William C.
Gibbons, specialist in U.S. foreign policy, GS-15, CRS F,
4117; Theodore B. Harris, trainee librarian, GS-9, Trng, NP;
John M. Kelly, analyst in labor economics and relations, GS-9,
CRS E, 4028; Susan D. Kistler, library technician, GS-5, Cat
Publ, 4043; Danny E. Kuykendall, computer console equip-
ment operator, GS-7, ISO, 4053; John M. Patterson, library
technician. GS-5, E&G, 2979; David P. Rose, trainee librari-
an, GS-9, Trng, NP; Kevin Stockdale, lithographic helper-
bindery, WP-4, CS, 4106; Dorvell Winston Tabb, trainee
librarian. GS-9, Trng, NP; Beth Ilene Trevitt, trainee librarian.
GS-9, Trng, NP; Joan C. Van Blake, trainee librarian, GS-9,
Trng, NP; Pamela D. Wolfe, trainee librarian. GS-9, Trng. NP.
Temporary Appointments: Doris A. Brown, arranger-filer,
GT-3, Cat Publ, 4-500; Rufus Goff, Jr., clerk, GS-3, CRS D,
2991; Lester I. Vogel, descriptive cataloger, GS-9, Desc Cat.
Reappointments: Stephen A. Rucker, library technician,
GS-5, Cop Serv, 2980; Mary Eleanor Sauer, senior entry
editor, GS-13, NSDP, 2959.
Promotions: Willie Dunn, to general equipment operator,
WG-5, Bldgs, 4073; Cynthia J. Everette, CRS-GGR, to assis-
tant to the secretary, GS-5, CRS LS, 4059; David E. Lock-
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%W'k'd. to analyst in national defense. GS-13. CRS F, 4060.
John W. McKav, to section head. GS-13. Cop Cal. 4042;
Anihons B Poole. Card. to fiscal records clerk. GS-5. F MO,
4102 Gtodorredo Sala'. to %upervisoI. GS-10. Share Cat,
40U81. Jacob 1) Sueet, to senior research analyst. GS-12.
I RI) 4007; Treva Turner, to head. cataloging section. GS-13,
Subi (Cal. 297 1
Transfers: Anna Mae Carpenter CRS F, to edilonal asss-
ant. (;S-5, CRS-GGR. NP; Takeo Nichioka. Share Cal. to
proessing and reference assistant. GS-7, LL I E. 2802 &
Resignanons: David R. Clough. S&R: Barbara Dougan. Mss.
Ruth A. Douglas, CRS-SPR. Eugenia A. Koburger. P&P,
Adrienne Lyon, NUCPP; Michael J. McElderry, CS: Louise C.
Millikan. LAPS: Pamela R. Rhinesmith, CRS D; Brenda 1.
Washington. Cop Cat, Wendell C. Williams, MARC Ed.
Influenza Immunization Program
For the convenience and protection of the staff, an
influenza immunization program will be conducted in
the Library on September 26 and November 15. The
lime and place for vaccination will be announced
later. There will be no charge for the vaccination.
The Public Health Service Advisory Committee on
Immunization Practices recommends that the vaccine
be given on a selective basis to persons over 45 years
of age and persons of all ages who have chronic debili-
tating conditions such as rheumatic heart disease,
arteriosclerotic heart disease, high blood pressure,
chronic bronchopulmonary diseases (asthma, bronchi-
tis, emphysema), diabetes mellitus or Addison's
disease. The vaccine is not presently recommended
for healthy adults and children, and should not be
administered to persons allergic to eggs.
Dr. James R. Snyder, the Library's Medical
Advisor. recommends that persons with chronic
health problems receive permission of their private
physician to have the vaccine.
Persons who received the vaccine containing Hong
Kong strain antigen in the 1968-69 or subsequent sea-
sons require only a single booster of bivalent vaccine.
Those receiving the vaccine for the first time require
two injections administered six to eight weeks apart
Inquiries concerning the program should be di-
rected to the Supervisor of Health Services, ext.
Brenda A. Morgan and Larry Addison were married
on Saturday, August 19, at the First Greater Baptist
Church in Washington D.C. Mrs. Addison is an Edito-
rial Typist in the Catalog Publication Division and Mr.
Addison is employed i private industry.
RECON RECORDS PLACED ON SALE
On September 30, the Card Division will make
available for sale tapes containing approximately
49,000 1968 RECON records. These records were
converted into machine-readable form during the
RECON Pilot Project. and in conjunction with the
catalog records issued through the MARC Distribu-
tion Service since its beginning in April 1969, consti-
tute, in machine-readable form, the English language
cataloging output for monographs of the Library of
Congress for the years 1968 to the present.
The 1968 RECON records are available on both
7-track (556 cpi) and 9-track (800 cpi) tapes and are
written in the American Standard Code for Informa-
tion Interchange (ASCII). The price for the 1968
RECON tapes is 1,000; requests for purchase of the
tapes should be sent to the MARC Distribution
Service. Card Division, Library of Congress, Building
159, Navy Yard Annex, Washington, D.C. 20541.
Purchasers who have regular established accounts
with the Card Division may charge their subscriptions
to their accounts. Others who do not have accounts
must pay in advance by check or money order, made
payable to the Chief, Card Division.
CIP PROGRESS REPORT
Librarians perusing recent publishers' catalogs will
notice a new element of information of particular
interest to them. Several publishers participating in
the Cataloging in Publication Program are now adver-
tising the fact in their sales catalogs, newsletters, and
other promotional publications. Random House,
Alfred O. Knopf, and Pantheon indicate CIP titles in
their periodic trade catalogs by adding the letters CIP
to the price, collation, ISBN, and LC Card Number in
the annotation for an individual title. Dial and Dela-
corte announce at the beginning of their catalogs that
"All of our books carry Library of Congress Catalog-
ing in Publication Data."
When a publishing house agrees to participate in the
CIP program, all galleys and/or front matter for
future titles are sent to the CIP office for cataloging
by the various divisions of the Processing Depart-
ment. Some titles which were in production before a
house joined CIP will not, of course, include CIP
September 22, 1972
data. Many houses in such a transitional stage desig-
nate CIP titles with an asterisk or other identifying
symbol. The longevity of a publisher's participation
in CIP can almost be determined by the phrase used
to inform his library public. One publisher, for in-
stance, states in its catalogs that the majority of its
books will contain CIP data on the copyright page.
In the Wiley-Interscience Librarian's Newsletter,
John Wiley & Sons adds the letters CIP to its tear-out
order cards, which also contain pertinent descriptive
information along with a brief annotation, ISBN, and
LC Card Number. Other publishers' catalogs adver-
tising CIP annotations include Syracuse University
Press, J. B. Lippincott Co.. John Knox Press,
McGraw-Hill, Inc., AMS Press, Arno Press, Books for
Libraries, Stackpole Books, Folcroft Library Edi-
tions, and Watson-Guptill Publications.
AMBASSADORS VISIT LIBRARY
Latin American and Iberian scholars joined Library
officials at a luncheon August 17 given by the Librari-
an of Congress in honor of U.S. Ambassador to
Argentina John Davis Lodge. Ambassador Lodge,
who has had a long and distinguished career in public
life, is no stranger to Washington or the Library of
Congress. Born, as he told the luncheon guests, in
what is now the 1925 F Street Club, he became well
acquainted with the Library and its services during
Ambassador Muniz, the Librarian, Ambassador Lodge
two terms in Congress, 1946-50, when he represented
the 4th District of Connecticut. The collections of
the Latin American, Portuguese, and Spanish Division
have claimed his interest since his appointment in
1955 as Ambassador to Spain, where he served until
1961. In recognition of his service in that country, he
was awarded the Grand Cross of the Noble Order of
Charles III and the Gold Medal of Madrid. Since July
1969 he has represented the United States in Argen-
The Ambassador of Argentina to the United States,
Carlos Manuel Mufiiz, and several officials of the
Embassy also attended the luncheon. Ambassador
Mufiiz, a diplomat, educator, writer, and lawyer, has
served in his country's cabinet, as Ambassador to
Brazil and Bolivia, and as Foreign Minister of the
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATIONS
Accessions List: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore,
and Brunei. Vol. 7, No. 6. June 1972. (pp. 142-176.)
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. 7, Pt. 2. July
1972. (pp. 309-328.) Continuing subscriptions free to
libraries upon request to the Field Director, Library
of Congress Office, American Embassy, Tel-Aviv,
Accessions List: Israel. Supplement: Serial Titles
Deleted Through June 1970. 1972. (59 p.) Contin-
uing subscriptions free to libraries upon request to
the Field Director, Library of Congress, American
Embassy, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Accessions List: Pakistan. Vol. 11, No. 7. July
1972. (pp. 54-65.) Continuing subscriptions free to
libraries upon request to the Field Director, Library
of Congress Office, American Consulate General,
Antarctic Bibliography. Vol. V. (vii, 499 p.) Pre-
pared by the Library of Congress, Geza T. Thuronyi,
Editor; sponsored by the Office of Polar Programs,
National Science Foundation. For sale by the Super-
intendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, for $5.75 (LC
Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series, Vol. 25,
Parts 7-11A, No. 2: Works of Art, Reproductions of
Works of Art, Scientific and Technical Drawings.
uIVR OF FLORIDA
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LC Information Bulletin
Ph otographic Works. Prints and Pictorial Illustrations.
July-December 1971. (ix, pp. 229-456.) For sale by
the Superintendent of Documents at $2.50 an issue
or $5 a year. domestic, and $6.25 a year, foreign (LC
3. /5.25/7-1 IA).
Digest of Public General Bills and Resolutions.
L'2nd Congress. 2nd Session. Supplement No. 2 to
Cumulatve issue No. 3, 1972. (Various pagings.) For
sale by the Supenntendent of Documents for $1 this
issue or $50 a session, domestic, and $62.50 a session,
foreign (LC 14.6:92-2/I-4/Supp. 2).
New Serial Titles: A Union List of Serials Com-
mencing Publication after December 31, 1949,
August 1972. (iv, 28 p.) Prepared under the sponsor-
ship of the Joint Committee on the Union List of
Serials and issued in eight monthly and four quarterly
issues and an annual volume. Supplement to the
Union List of Serials, 3rd Edition. For sale by the
Card Division, Library of Congress, Building 159,
Navy Yard Annex, Washington, D.C. 20541, for $160
Press Releass: No. 72-62 (September 12) Conference on
teaching of creative writing to be held at Library of Congress
in January; No. 72-63 (September 15) Exhibit of black-and-
white photographs marks 75th anniversary of Library of Con-
gress Main Building.
Library of Congress Regulations: Nos. 212-1 (p. 4).
212-12, 2018-2 (pp 2, 3, 4,6, A-1 and A-2), 2018-2.1, and
2018-2.2 (p. 2) (September 6) reflected the reassignment of
responsibilities for the administration of the Library's em-
ployee health program; No. 2010-11 (pp. 1-3) (September 6)
restated the Library's policies and procedures pertaining to
personnel appointments and assignments.
Special Announcements: No. 504 (September 6) scheduled
influenza vaccinations in the Library on September 26 and
November 15: No. 505 (September 6) announced the open-
ing of the northeast door, Main Building.
NEWS IN THE LIBRARY WORLD
Visual Communications Conferences Slated
"Visual Communications Today" is the topic of a
national conference on photojournalism, film, elec-
tronic. and mixed media to be held at the University
of Maryland, College Park, on October 16-18.
Eighteen speakers will discuss a variety of subjects,
many of them illustrated by their different photo-
graphic creations-including a motion picture made
entirely from stills. The registration fee is $85, which
includes three lunches, the Monday night buffet, and
Wednesday afternoon cocktail party; the registration
deadline is October 10. Checks and registrations
should be addressed to the University of Maryland,
Visual Communications Today, Conferences and
Institutes Division, (72-10-15D), Center of Adult
Education, College Park, Md. 20742.
The National Archives conference on the "Use of
Audiovisual Archives as Original Source Materials"
will be held at the University of Delaware, Newark,
on November 9-10. A preconference film festival,
slide presentations, and seven panels are on the con-
ference program. The registration fee is S10, and the
deadline for registrations is October 1. Checks and
registrations should be addressed to the University of
Delaware, Conferences and Centers, John M. Clayton
Hall, Continuing Education Center, Newark, Del.
Technical Processing Librarians Group to Meet
The Potomac Technical Processing Librarians, a
regional group from the District of Columbia, Mary-
land, and Virginia affiliated with the Resources and
Technical Services Division of the American Library
Association, will hold its 1972 meeting on November
18 at the Sheraton-Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.
The theme of the all-day program is "Library of
Congress Cataloging Products." Library of Congress
staff members Mary Kay Daniels, Card Division,
Robert Holmes, Assistant Director (Processing Ser-
vices), Mrs. Lucia Rather, MARC Development
Office, and Glen Zimmerman, Assistant Chief, De-
scriptive Cataloging Division, will discuss the card
distribution program, MAchine Readable Cataloging
(MARC), book catalogs, and Cataloging in Publica-
tion (CIP) respectively. The speaker for the luncheon
program will be Goodman Ace ("The Easy Aces," of
Saturday Review and World Magazine).
Information regarding the meeting, registration,
and membership in'the Potomac Technical Processing
Librarians can be obtained from Arthur Lieb, Vice
Chairman and Program Chairman, Potomac Technical
Processing Librarians, 3208 Woodbine St., Chevy
Chase, Md. 20015.
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