Maurice Tauber papers, 1935-1978
Maurice Falcolm Tauber (1908-1980) was Melvil Dewey Professor of Library Service, Columbia University, 1944-1975.
Scope and Contents
Professional correspondence and papers of Tauber, documenting Tauber's career at Temple University Library, University of
Chicago Graduate Library School and Libraries, and Columbia University Libraries; and files relating to his editorship of
COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES, 1948-1962. General correspondence dealing with all aspects of libraries and librarianship;
a subject file containing correspondence, typescripts, mimeographed reports, and related printed material on all aspects of
libraries and librarianship, with numerous folders for the University of Chicago and Columbia University Libraries; working
papers for many library surveys conducted by Tauber, including six boxes of material relating to his survey of Australian
libraries; and two boxes of correspondence and other material for Tauber and Lilley's U.S. Office of Education Project: FEASIBILITY
STUDY REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA RESEARCH INFORMATION SERVICE, 1960; working papers of many American
Library Association, American National Standards Institute, and other professional organization conferences and committee
meetings. Manuscripts include correspondence and related material, including galley sheets and a mimeographed preliminary
edition of Tauber's TECHNICAL SERVICES IN LIBRARIES, 1954; typescript drafts and related maerial for Wilson and Tauber THE
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, 1945, 1956; the typescript draft of Tauber's biography LOUIS ROUND WILSON, 1967. Editorial files for COLLEGE
AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES, including correspondence, office records, and typescripts of articles accepted and rejected for publication.
Also, typescript of Tauber's LIBRARY SURVEYS, 1968; additional manuscript for THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; papers on cataloging
code revision; and papers on educational media research.