The Resource 1917-1920
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- Contains the records of H. R. McIlwaine, State Librarian, documenting his role as the Virginia coordinator of the American Library Association Library War Service program. These records include correspondence, invoices, and other materials. Also included in the collection are records of the Richmond War Library Committee
- Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Library of Virginia . (Search Library of Virginia as author).
- Biographical or historical data
- The American Library Association Library War Service was established in 1917 to serve the members of the United States armed services both in foreign operations and domestic bases. The priority was to gather reading materials, mainly books and magazines for the soldiers in France. As the war ended, the focus shifted to fitting military camps and bases with library facilities.
- In Virginia, the Library War Service was headed by H.L. McIlwaine, State Librarian. Community groups to assist in the effort were also created, including the Richmond War Library Committee, whose records are among the papers included in this collection.
- Cataloging source
- Citation source
- Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
- Form designation
- American Library Association Library War Service Records
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