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Vol. 32, No. 20

May 18, 1973


Elizabeth F. Stroup, a librarian experienced in
public and special library administration and informa-
tion systems technology, has been appointed Chief of
the Congressional Reference Division, Congressional
Research Service, effective May 14. She is, at present,
the only woman to head a division in CRS.
A Library of Congress employee for about half of
the last nine years, Miss Stroup comes to CRS from
the Division for the Blind and Physically Handi-
capped, Reference Department, where, since January
1971, she has been head of the National Collections
Section, the Nation's and perhaps the world's largest
single source of reading materials for the blind and
physically handicapped. In that position in the last
two years, she has directed a staff of 27 in providing
service to 51 regional libraries for the blind and physi-
cally handicapped in all parts of the Nation. National
Collections also dispenses service directly to some
readers in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico,
several other States, and eligible citizens temporarily
abroad, and maintains a National Union Catalog of
materials for the blind and physically handicapped.
Miss Stroup has given frequent on-site consultation
to regional library staffs and, at the request of
regional librarians, has assisted in conducting work-
shops for regional and public librarians in several
As head of the Congressional Reference Division,

Miss Stroup and the staff of 54 that she directs are
responsible for handling, in cooperation with the
other CRS divisions, two-thirds of the requests for
(Continued on p. 172)


The LC Health Services Office this week began a
program to alert staff members with high blood pres-
sure to the dangers of the condition and to help them
obtain treatment from private physicians. Dr. Hamil-
ton B. Webb, the Library's Medical Officer, presented
two short films about high blood pressure to groups


The Special Police Office in the Annex Building
was permanently closed on Friday, May 4. The
Library's security alarm system has been modern-
ized and consolidated in the Main Building Special
Police Office, improving the sur.e' ) a .b ili'.
of the Force and ending ":he .ftlj .1
office in the Annex. ..****..
Calls for service to tl vFSal PoIic
should be made on ext. '- 5' 143 and rcque C,
for keys will be accept S the Specijil i1
Office, Main Building, R _-1

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( irds for Pre-1956 NI'C Reach 5,000,000 ..... .170
I li/aheth Stroup to Head CRS ..... .169, 172-173
Juilliard Concert to be Broadcast on May 25 171
LC Begins Hypertension Campaign ...... ..169-170
Library of Congress Publications ... 174-175
News in the Library World . .... 176
Special Police Close Annex Office ... 169
StaUI News . .. 171-173
I wo at LC Become US Citizens . 170
Virginia Daiker Honored for Preservation Work 171
WRA Clubs Seek New Members ... 170, 174

of LC employees on Tuesday through today. Begin-
ning Monday. May 21, all health rooms will be open
to take blood pressures from 2 to 4 p.m. daily. Staff
members with high blood pressure will be counseled
and assisted in obtaining treatment.
Last year more than 20 million Americans had high
blood pressure, also known as hypertension, and for
(0.000 of them the condition was fatal. In addition,
other dcjilis occurred as a result of heart attacks and
kidney failures diseases which are related to high
blood pressure.
Blood pressure varies normally with activity and, in
many people, with tension. Usually a rise returns to
normal quickly but in those "provoked by persistent
..'.,.htological and environmental stresses" it may go
up and stay up.
Dr. Webb notes that many successful treatments
and medicines for hypertension exist and that, in
nearly every case, treatment improves the kidneys,
diminishes signs of heart trouble, and extends the life
of patients. In addition. patients live better, with
fewer strokes, bellei appetites, increased strength,
and freedom from apprehension.
Because high blood pressure alone and in its devel-
.il e .-L.gc, produces few symptoms, many people

who have hypertension are unaware of it. The pro-
gram at LC will be aimed at detecting these persons,
Dr. Webb says.
"We hope to persuade the hidden hypertensives on
the staff to go to their family doctors or clinics for
the evaulation and treatment of their problems," Dr.
Webb explained. "LC Health Services and other staff
will be able to help with counseling, follow-up obser-
vations, and in administering some treatments pre-
scribed by the patient's own physicians."


The National Union Catalog Publication Project has
made its 220th shipment of edited cards to the pub-
lisher of the National Union Catalog: Pre-1956
Imprints, bringing to over five million the number of
cards sent since the inauguration of the project in
1967. This shipment carries the NUC record to the
second volume of the letter K, that is, to "Karny,
Miroslav." The number of volumes printed is now
approaching 300.


Two Library Lmployees recently became citizens of
the United States in ceremonies before the District
Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria, Va.
Omei Schmidgall-Tellings, a Descriptive Cataloger
in the Descriptive Cataloging Division, formerly of
Djakarta, Indonesia, and Fei Chien Shen, formerly of
the Republic of China and currently a member of the
Romance Languages Section of the Descriptive Cata-
loging Division, received oaths of citizenship on
April 25.


For employees looking for something in the way of
leisurely recreation for lunch breaks and after-hours
time, the Library's Welfare and Recreation Associa-
tion has a few suggestions to tickle the fancy of most
any "activities" buff.
A number of clubs, offering a wide range of inter-
ests to Library employees, have been formed under
the general aegis of the WRA, and are seeking to
increase their memberships. Participation in club
(Continued on p. 174)

May 18, 1973


Virginia Daiker, Specialist in American
Architecture in the Library's Prints and
Photographs Division, has been cited by the
National Trust for Historic Preservation for
her "38 years of scholarly dedication to
American architecture" and its preservation.
Mrs. Richard M. Nixon presented the
National Trust's Special Award to Miss
Daiker on May 8, at the Trust's annual
SAwards Luncheon held in the garden of
Decatur House on Lafayette Square in Wash-
S ington. Her unique award, a dog tooth cal-
Scite mounted in silver on a revolving wooden
44 base, was designed by New York jeweler,
Arthur King, to symbolize natural and man-
made environment.
S Miss Daiker, who joined the staff of the
Library in 1935, became one of the initial
participants in the Historic American Build-
ings Survey. The Survey, a cooperative agree-
ment between the National Park Service, the
American Institute of Architects, and the
Library of Congress, was established in
1933, and at that time the Library was designated the repository for the records accumulated.
Speaking of her years of coordinating the HABS operation at the Library, Miss Daiker noted that "there was
and is a lot of challenging work to be done on the Survey [and] I have particularly enjoyed working with
people who are just discovering HABS." Her career has included contributions in architectural history and
preservation and service on national committees, boards, and the National Trust.


The concert by the Juilliard String Quartet origi-
nally scheduled for live broadcast on Friday, April
27, will be broadcast in its entirety, on May 25, at
8:30 p.m., over WETA-FM (90.9).


Norman A. Pierce, Chief of the Congressional
Reference Division, Congressional Research Service,
retired on April 13 after 34 years of Federal Service,
all at the Library of Congress.
Mr. Pierce received his B.S. degree in 1937 from
Springfield College and did graduate work in history
at George Washington University. He came to the

Library of Congress in 1939 as a Reference Assistant
in the former Division of Documents of the Refer-
ence Department. After two promotions there, he
transferred in 1942 to the Government Publications
Reading Room. Following service with the U.S. Army
Air Force from 1942 to 1945, Mr. Pierce was granted
a year's leave of absence from the Library to attend
the library school of Columbia University, where he
received his degree in 1946.
Mr. Pierce served in the Government Publications
Reading Room from 1946 to 1948 and then trans-
ferred to the position of Service Librarian in the then
Legislative Reference Service. In 1949 he was named
Assistant Chief of the Information Section of the
Service, and in 1954 was promoted to Chief of the
Library Services Division. He was appointed Chief of
the Congressional Reference Division in July 1972.
[see the August 4, 1972 /nf Irmat,,r n Bullhtin.]
Over the years Mr. Pierce demonstrated oulslanding

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professional kii.,rlcdge in the field of information
'. i,.lc and administration and made significant
contributions to CRS bibligiuphi. and information
..ii: irt services, used both by CRS staff and mem-
bers and committees of Congress.

M. Martha Copher, a Searcher in the Bibliographic
Inquiry Section of the Card Division, was presented a
Year Federal Service Award pin on April 9 by
\ Iliii u J. Welsh, Director of the Processing Depart-
Miss Copher began her Federal service career as a
Proofsheet Clerk in the Card Division in March, 1943.
She subsequently served as a Card Stock and Drawing
Clerk, an Arranger, and a Biller and Proofsheet Clerk,
before being promoted to the position of Assistant
Supervisor of the Billing Unit in July 1960. She was
promoted to Supervisor of the Unit in May 1964, and
was reassigned to her present position in December,


John Hemperley Appointed Budget Officer
John O. Hemperley has been appointed Budget
Officer of the Library, succeeding Donald C. Curran,
who is now Chief of the Financial Management
Mr. Hemperley graduated from Northwestern State
University in Natchitoches, La., in 1957, where he
received a B.A. degree with a major in government.
lie has completed more than a year's graduate study
at George Washington University in public administra-
tion on a Louisiana Scottish Rite Fellowship awarded
for excellence.
Mr. Hemperley comes to the Library from the
Postal Service Headquarters, where he served as a
Senior Budget Analyst in the Central Budget Office
since 1970. He was responsible for one of the five
postal region budgets as well as the Headquarters
budget. His duties included planning and preparation
of the Budget Estimates, as well as performance of
budget execution functions for these organizations.
Ils Government experience also includes four years as
Administrative Officer at the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration in the Office of Space
Science and Application in support of a major NASA
field center; one year as Financial Management
Analyvst at the Department of the Navy, Naval Ships
Systems Command; and three years as a Program
Management Specialist at the National Aeronautics

and Space Administration. Office of Manned Space
Mr. Hemperley is married and has four children.

(Continued from p. 169)

information received from Members of Congress and
their staffs. She also has overall supervisory respon-
sibility for operation of the Congressional Reading
Room and the two on-site Congressional Reference
Centers, one in the Rayburn Building and the other in
the Russell Building.
Miss Stroup came to the Library first in 1964 as a
Special Recruit. Upon completion of her training, she
was appointed Information Research Assistant in the
Information Systems Office. She left the Library in
January 1966 to join the North Central Regional
Library covering five countries in the State of Wash-
ington, successively holding the positions of head-
quarters librarian and assistant director in charge of
extension service. As assistant director, she was
responsible for the operation of 23 branch libraries
and three bookmobiles and was involved in initiating
and carrying out the first experimental county mail
order library service in the country, a service later
extended to all five counties in the region. She also
served as special consultant, during the early stages of
the MARC pilot project, to the Washington State
Library, one of 16 libraries participating in this
experimental program.
The new division chief attended the University of
Chicago and, later, the University of Washington
where she received the B.A. degree in philosophy in
1962 and the master of librarianship in 1964.
Returning to the Library of Congress in January
1970, Miss Stroup was a Reference Specialist in the
CRS division that she has just been named to head.
She has been active in professional and civic organiza-
tions. She has served on the board of directors of the
Washington Library Association and the League of
Women Voters of Wenatchee and as first vice presi-
dent of the Mid-Columbia Girl Scout Council. Now
active in the District of Columbia Library Associa-
tion, she is a member of the American Library Asso-
ciation and its Round Table on Library Service for
the Blind, the American Civil Liberties Union, and
the Wilderness Society.
Long before inflation sparked a renewed interest in
home gardens. Miss Stroup started one in her home
near Georgetown. She calls her version "small-scale

May 18, 1973

organic farming." Another of her avocations is back-
packing and she's even done a little mountain
climbing in her home state, Washington. Then when
there's time, she likes a game of tennis. And being a
longtime poetry buff, she attends all the local read-
ings that she can and constantly adds to her growing
collection of the works of modern poets.

Appointments: Maria Antonoff, accessioner, GS-5, Ser
Rec, 4789; Mary A. Berg, clerk-typist, GS-3, Cat Publ, 8-500;
Barbara Black, card preparation assistant, GS-5, Cat Mgmt,
4691; Rosemary DeCarlo, research secretary, GS-5, ALC,
4830; Thomas G. Felt, general clerk, GS-5, Cop Cat, 4808;
Beatrice Stackhouse, arranger and distribution assistant,
GS-3, Cat Mgmt, 4662; William H. Street, music preservation
project, GS-5, Mus, 4727.
Temporary Appointments: Agnes J. Bell, worker trainee,
GS-1, Card, NP; Karen D. Caldwell, worker trainee, GS-1,
Place & Class, NP; John W. Derrick, worker trainee, GS-1,
Place & Class, NP; Dana Ely, inquiries record clerk, GS-3,
CRS, 4775; Deborah Gilbert, worker trainee, GS-1, Cat
Mgmt, NP; Linda M. Houston, worker trainee, GS-I, Card,
NP; Patricia McBride, worker trainee, GS-1, Cat Mgmt, NP;
Mary Miller, worker trainee, GS-1, Place & Class, NP; Rose E.
Rogers, worker trainee, GS-1, Place & Class, NP; Margaret A.
Thomas, worker trainee, GS-1, Card, NP; Allen A. Timus,
worker trainee, GS-1, Ord, NP.
Reappointment: Samuel Brylawski, studio engineer, GS-5,
Mus, 4728.
Transfer: Alvin M. Brown, Photodup, to cash accounting
clerk, GS-4, FMO, 4814.
Resignations: Donna Jean Silliman, Cop Exam; Richard W.
Winter, CRS L; Paul R. Walsh, Cop Serv; Fred Waldeck,
NUCPP; Patrick J. Traylor, CRS D; Karen L. Thigpen, Cop
Ref; Christine Schneider, Photodup; George R. Mitchell, III,
LL; Sarah Lynn Martin, Cop Ref; Beth Irene Krevitt, MARC
Dev; Michael P. Kling, P&P; Lee Alan Schmalback, Binding;
Diane Marie Spencer, S&R; Beverly Thierwechter, CRS D.

Roy P. Basler, Chief of the Manuscript Division, is
the author of an essay, "The Heart of Blackness-M.
B. Tolson's Poetry," in the Spring 1973 issue of New
Letters. The article is a critical appreciation of the
late M. B. Tolson's poetry.
Sung Yoon Cho, Senior Legal Specialist of the Far
Eastern Law Division, is the author of an article,
"Law and Justice in North Korea," in the January
issue of the Journal of Korean Affairs. In addition to

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a description of the evolution, structure, and func-
tions of North Korean legal institutions, the article
discusses various features of the legal system criti-
cized by North Korean legal reformists in the mid-
1950's, a period of de-Stalinization in the Soviet
Union. It is comparative in approach, relating law and
justice in North Korea to their counterparts in both
the U.S.S.R. and the People's Republic of China.
Jeffery R. D. Crockett, Research Assistant in the
Federal Research Division, has recently published a
complete revision, including many additions, of an
Indonesian glossary entitled Indonesian Space Explo-
ration, Defense, and Nuclear Weapons Terms Using
Ejaan Yang Disempurnakan, the Improved Spelling
System. The 69-page compilation is arranged alpha-
betically and provides an English-Indonesian as well
as an Indonesian-English list of terms using the new
spelling system adopted by the Indonesian Govern-
ment last year. The study also includes a 0-page
bibliography of items relating to space exploration
and defense. For information regarding availability of
the publication, contact Mr. Crockett at 3750 North-
ampton St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20015, or at
George H. Siehl, Analyst in the Environmental
Policy Division, CRS, is the author of an article in the
May 1 issue of the Library Journal entitled "Environ-
ment Update." Mr. Siehl's article is a comprehensive
review of environmental materials and developments
in 1972.

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activities requires WRA membership. The clubs and
the persons to contact for information on each are:
Basketball Club. Randy Scott. Chairman, CS,
lMBC. ext. 5587;
Chess Club. Steve Crockett. Chairman, CRS,
MB 115, ext. 6155;
Choral Society, Lisa Nickerson, Chairman, CRS,
MB-133. ext. 5830;
Creative Arts, Tina Connolly, Chairman, CRS,
MB-133E, ext. 5816;
Co,:king Club, Laverna Taylor, Chairman, Subj Cat,
ADK 7S. ext. 5312;
Fishing Club. Roland Maheux, Chairman, S&R,
MB. 100, ext. 5456:
Men's Fast Pitch Softball, Donald Marcus, Chair-
man, Card, NYA, ext. 6126;
Men's Slow Pitch Softball, George Thomas, Chair-
man, ISO, ext. 6094;
Philatelic Club, Pat Bernard, Chairman. Cat Publ,
MAA, ext. 5954;
Recorder Club, Mildred Henninger, Cop, CMA,
557-8813, and Chester Hobson, Desc Cat, ext. 5293,
Ski Club, Jackson Tsai, Chairman, Cat Mgmt, ADK
7. ext. 5320;
Travel Club. Emestine L on. Chairman, Ser Rec,
A-3012, ext. 5296 and
Women's Softball, Rozita Thomas, Chairman, Card,
NYA, ext. 6153.
Information concerning WRA membership may be
obtained from the WRA Office, MB G-100, or by
telephone on ext. 5609 Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
and pa dja, Tuesday from noon to I p.m.


Accessions List Ind rm'sia. M.alaysia. Singapore,
and Bruni, Including Annual Author Index. Vol. 7,
No. 12. December 1972. (pp. 307-335.) Continuing
subscriptions free to libraries upon request to the
Field Director. Library of Congress Office, American
Embassy, APO San Francisco 96356.
Accessions List: Pakistan. Vol. 12, No. 3. March
1973. (pp. 27-38.) Continued subscriptions free to
libraries upon request to the Field Director, Library
of Congress Office, American Consulate General.
Karachi, Pakistan.
Arms Control & Disarmament: A Quarterly Bibliog-

raphy with Abstracts and Annotations. Vol. 9, No. 2,
Spring 1973. (v, pp. 127-253.) For sale by the Super-
intendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, for $1.75. Because
funds will no longer be available for the support of
Arms Control and Disarmament, the Library of Con-
gress regretfully announces that this periodical will
cease publication with this issue.
Books: A MARC Format. 5th ed. Addendum No.
5, April 1973 (3 p.). Available upon request from the
Subscriber Accounts Unit, Card Division, Library of
Congress, Building 159, Navy Yard Annex, Wash-
ington, D.C. 20541. This addendum, issued by the
MARC Development Office, describes projected
changes to the MARC Format necessitated by the
International Standard Bibliographic Description. The
addendum is accompanied by a notice describing the
Library's plans for the implementation of the ISBD.
LC Science Tracer Bullet: Geothermal Energy (TB
73-8). April 1973. (5 p.) Compiled by Jane Collins,
this guide points to the literature dealing with the
earth's heat as a source of energy that shows promise
of "ready exploitation in the near future to generate
electric power in significant quantities." Copies are
available free upon request from the Reference Sec-
tion, Science and Technology Division, Library of
Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540.
National Register of Microform Masters. 1971. (x,
1,076 p.) 1972. For sale by the Card Division,
Library of Congress, as part of the subscription to the
1971 National Union Catalog. Available to nonsub-
scribers at $25 a copy. Libraries and other producers
wishing to report microform masters for inclusion in
this publication should write to the Catalog Publica-
tion Division, Library of Congress.
New Serial Titles: A Union List of Serials Com-
mencing Publication After December 31, 1949.
January-March 1973. (xiii, 101 p.) Prepared under
the sponsorship of the Joint Committee on the Union
List of Serials and issued in eight monthly and four
quarterly issues and a cumulative annual volume.
Supplement to the Union List of Serials, 3rd Edition.
For sale by the Card Division, Library of Congress,
for $170 a year.
Two Lectures: Leftovers and from Anne to Mari-
anne. A lecture delivered at the Library of Congress
on May 3, 1971, by William Stafford, and on May 1,
1972, by Josephine Jacobsen, both under the
auspices of the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and
Literature Fund. 1973. (iii, 31 p.) For sale by mail at
35 cents a copy from the Superintendent of Docu-

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The Library has combined in one volume lectures
by two quite dilfereni poets, both of whom have
served as Consultants in Poetry to the Library of Con-
gress. "Leftovers: A Care Package" is William Staf-
ford's farewell lecture, presented as he finished his
1970-71 term in May 1971. In it he talks about the
functions of the Poetry Office in the Library and the
"leftover, or residue, or essence not identified"
remaining after one has listed these functions. He
offers as examples of leftovers impressions of encoun-
ters with his visitors during the year-poets from here
and abroad, other writers, teachers, and people just
interested in poetry. His feeling about the year he
illustrates with examples of poetry-his own, one of a
predecessor, Reed Whittemore, and one of Josephine
Jacobsen, who was to succeed him.
"From Anne to Marianne: Some Women in Ameri-
can Poetry" was Josephine Jacobsen's May 1972 lec-
ture, at the end of the first year of her two-year term.
The first woman to hold the Consultantship since
Elizabeth Bishop had been appointed in 1949, she
chose appropriately to talk about American women
poets, looking "at the atmosphere in which they
worked, to attempt to understand a little of its pres-
sures and permissions." This atmosphere was often
undermining; Anne Bradstreet wrote "I am obnox-
ious to each carping tongue/Who says my hand a
needle better fits." By the time Harriet Monroe was
founding the magazine Poetry, however, "the entire
paralyzing structure of the attitude toward women
writers had begun to show cracks, and then gaps."
Women poets today show a wide variety of patterns;
they have rejected, said Mrs. Jacobsen, limitation of
subject matter, of vocabulary, of viewpoint. Her final
quotation was of one of her own poems, "The Poem
Itself" about the freedom of the poem, itself so much
more important than any poet, male or female.

Cooperative Publication Projects: The National
Union Catalog: Pre-1956 Imprints. A Cumulative
Author List Representing Library of Congress Printed
Cards and Titles Reported by Other American
Libraries. Vols. 255-259; Horn, Caspar Heinrich-
Hultborn. Compiled and edited with the cooperation
of the Library of Congress and the National Union
Catalog Subcommittee of the Resources Committee
of the Resources and Technical Services Division,
American Library Association. For sale by Mansell
Information/Publishing Ltd., 3 Bloomsbury Place,
London WC1A 2QA, England, about $25-$30 each
depending on the mode of payment. Particulars are
available from the publisher.

New Microfilm Publications: The Library's Photo-
duplication Service has made available over 100
Caribbean, Central American, and Southl American
newspapers on positive microfilm. A list of these
Latin American newspapers and their prices is avail-
able from ihe Library of Congre,-. Ph,.,Jduplialon
Service, Department C-27 (Rev.), W.ahington, D.C.
The Photoduplication Service has recently com-
pleted microfilming the Gaceta de los Tribunales of
Chile, the General Census of the Population of
Mexico, and the East Florida Papers.
The microfilm of Gaceta de los Tribunales (shelf
No. 02005), containing 199 volumes for the period
1841-1950, including "anexos," is available on 133
reels for $1,260 including boxes, spools, and mailing
from the Photoduplication Service, Department
C-192. This publication, the official court-reporting
organ of Chile, has been Chile's primary source of
judicial decisions for more than a century and repre-
sents an invaluable basic tool for researchers inter-
ested in Chile's legal institutions.
The microfilm of the General Census of the Popula-
tion of Mexico for the years 1895, 1900, 1910, 1921,
and 1930 is available on 14 reels for $205 and for
1940 on 5 reels for $55. Orders or letters of inquiry
should be addressed to the Photoduplication Service,
Department C-61.
In cooperation with the St. Augustine Foundation,
the Photoduplication Service has available on micro-
film the East Florida Papers. The material in this col-
lection consists of the archives of the Spanish
government of East Florida between 1783 and 1821
and touches on most aspects of Florida history during
the last generation of Spanish control. The papers are
available on 174 reels for $4,400 from the Photo-
duplication Service, Department C-62.

Library of Congress Regulations: No. 214-4, pages 1 and 3
(May 3), reflected the current organization of the Division
for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; No. 2017-2, page
2 (May 7), expanded on the Library's performance rating
plan; No. 816 (May 8) updated the Library's public service
Special Announcements: No. 557 (April 20) called atten-
tion to the 1973 savings bond campaign and listed depart-
ment keyworkers; No. 558 (May 7) concerned the Memorial
Day holiday schedule; No. 559 (May 8) gave instructions for
annual report preparation; No. 560 (MJ. 8) announced a
high blood pressure education and detection program; No.
561 (May 8) explained the closing of the Special Police
Office in the Annex Building.

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Volume 8 of Papers of James iMadison Issued
The University of Cliicago Press published on April
10 Volume 8 of The Papers of James Mladison, cover-
ing the period 17 _ri. This is the first volume edited
since the editorial offices of the project moved to
Charlottesville. Va.
The volume features the famous "Memorial &
Remonstrance" and James Madison's legislative battle
to have enacted the revised code of Virginia that
came from Jefferson, Wythe, Pendleton, and George
William M. E. Rachal was editor and Fredrika T.
Schmidt and Barbara Ripel assistant editors of
Volume 8. Editor in chief of the project is Robert A.
Rutland, formerly Coordinator of LC Bicentennial

Librarians in the News
Louane (Jerry) L. Newsome, who has taught at the
University of Iowa for 20 years, will retire as Asso-
ciate Professor of Library Science at the end of the
summer session. Nationally recognized in the field of
children's literature, Mrs. Newsome served in 1965-66
on the Newbery-Caldecott Award Committee of ALA
and has lectured at numerous workshops and confer-
ences for school librarians. In her honor, a Louane
Newsome Lecture fund is being established by the
University to provide lectures in the area of children's
literature. Checks may be made payable to the U of I
Foundation Newsome Lecture Fund and sent to the
School of Library Science, 3087 Library, The Univer-
sity of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242.
Dr. Frank B. Rogers, Librarian for the University of
Colorado Medical Center, received the Distinguished
Achievement Award presented by the Drexel Univer-
sity Graduate School of Library Science and the
Library School Alumni Association. A physician, his-
torian, teacher, and innovator, Dr. Rogers served as
Director of the National Library of Medicine from
1949-1963, where he encouraged innovative research

programs and laid the groundwork for the present
highly automated information retrieval systems for
medical literature. The presentation was made on
May 4 at the Association's 15th Annual Award
Dinner in Philadelphia.
Robert K. Johnson, Research Professor of Library
Science at the University of Arizona, has been named
the 1973 Distinguished Alumnus of the University of
Washington School of Librarianship. The award is
given each year in recognition of outstanding contri-
butions to the field of librarianship by an alumnus of
the school.
Sul H. Lee, Acting Director of the Eastern Michigan
University Library, has been appointed Associate
Director of the University of Rochester Libraries,
effective June 1. Mr. Lee will also become Associate
Professor of Bibliography. In his administrative func-
tion he will provide direction and leadership for the
Library's operating and service departments and,
specifically, engage in planning, research, collection
development, and information organization for the
Library in the 1980's and beyond.
Dermot Foley, recently retired director of the
Library Council of Ireland (An Chomhairle Leabhar-
lanna), has been named Scholar-in-Residence of the
University of Michigan School of Library Science. He
will lecture to library science classes on librarianship
in Ireland.

Workshop on College Archives to be Held
The 4th Annual Workshop on College and Univer-
sity Archives will be held at Case Western Reserve
University on June 11-15. Planned for individuals
interested in university archives and for librarians and
administrators working with record programs, the
program will be directed towards the practical aspects
of organizing and administering college and university
archives. Application forms and further information
are available from Mrs. Ruth Helmuth, Room 2, Adel-
bert Main Bldg., Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Fee for the workshop is
$200, including all expenses.


The Library of Congress Federal Credit Union will move from its Main Building location
to SB-1008 in the Sub-basement of the Annex Building (formerly the Special Police Office),
where more space has been provided for its operation. On Friday, May 25, and Tuesday,
May 29. the Credit Union will be closed and it will reopen in its new quarters on May 30.
Loan applications will be accepted in the new office on May 29 and the Credit Committee
will meet on May 30 and 31 to consider new loans.

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