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Number of collections: 1
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Institution: Haverford College
Creator: Freeman, Michael S. (Michael Stuart)
Title: Michael S. Freeman papers.
Extent: .75 linear feet
Language: Materials in English.
Biographical or Historical Note: Michael Stuart Freeman (1946-1999) received his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College and Master's degrees in library science and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as Librarian of the College at Haverford College from 1986 until his death. He had previously worked in library and archives positions at Illinois Wesleyan University, Dartmouth College, and the College of Wooster. Between 1994 and 1997, he published three articles on issues related to Tri-College library policies, and, at the time of his death, was working on an analysis of an early twentieth-century Haverford alumnus's college diary.
Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of papers of Michael Freeman. Materials include: notes and photocopies of articles, correspondence, memos, and minutes Freeman collected toward the writing of his articles on Tri-College library cooperation; correspondence regarding the publication of the article "Almost a Unified Library: Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Library Cooperation during the 1940s"; copies of speeches given by Freeman; and office documents, such as letters of recommendation, resumes, and letters of congratulation. The collection also includes three novels annotated by Freeman.
Personal and Corporate Names: Bryn Mawr College. Library. / Haverford College. Library. / Swarthmore College. Library. /
Subjects: Academic libraries--Administration. / Library cooperation--Pennsylvania. /
Themes: History of Philadelphia cultural institutions /
The collection is open for research. Please contact Diana Franzusoff Peterson, Manuscripts Librarian & College Archivist, email@example.com, with questions or to access the collection.
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The survey projects that produced these collection records were funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.