Reports, memoranda and correspondence, principally with Bedfordshire County Council, on Library related issues

Scope and Content

Includes the following:

  • 'Training College Libraries: Recommendations on their development to meet the demands of the three-year training course' from The Library Association (1961);
  • 'Libraries in Training Colleges' from the Ministry of Education (1961);
  • 'Recommended Minimum establishment scale for Training College library staff' from The Library Association (1963);
  • Responses from members of the Principals' Panel of the Association of Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education on staffing, grants, and accommodation for training college libraries (1965);
  • First and Second Annual Surveys of Training College Libraries (1964 & 1966);
  • Report on Bedford College of Physical Education Library by the Librarian, Mr B. Gill (1966);
  • 'College of Education Libraries: Recommended standards for their development' from The Library Association (1967);
  • 'The Library in Colleges of Education: A report of two conferences for College Librarians' from the Department of Education and Science' (1968);
  • Statistical returns to the Department of Education and Science (1968 & 1969);
  • Architect's drawing of proposed extension to Bedford College of Physical Education library (No. EB37P33/1) (Oct. 1969)