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A o t i v i t i e g o f th e Law L ib ra ry d u rin g th e Academic Y ear 1941-42 We h a re a t o t a l o f 9 9 ,296 volum es In o u r Law L ib r a r y , 3,859 o f w hich were added t h i s p a s t y e a r .

Of th e number

a c o e s s lo n e d t h i s y e a r , 1 ,4 6 4 were g i f t s . The U n iv e r s ity L ib ra ry made a perm anent lo a n to u s o f 1 4 ,2 1 6 volum es d e a lin g w ith p a t e n t s .

T h is c o l l e c t i o n

w i l l be k e p t up to d a te by th e U n iv e r s ity L ib r a r y , b u t w i l l be t r e a t e d a s p a r t o f o u r o o l le o tio n . We have made s p le n d id p r o g re s s In c a ta lo g in g . 1658 books have been c a ta lo g e d d u rin g th e p a s t y e a r . 497 tem porary c a rd s have been made. have been added to th e s h e l f l i s t .

900 c o n tin u a tio n s 3653 L ib ra ry o f

C ongress c a rd s have been co m p leted . been ty p e d .

2402 c a rd s have

8321 c a rd s have been f i l e d .

We outgrew

o u r one c a ta lo g c a b in e t , and have added a new one to tak e c a re o f th e r a p id grow th. The f a o u lty o f th e Law School h a s b een v ery g en ero u s t h i s y e a r w ith g i f t s to th e l i b r a r y ; e s p e c i a l l y P r o f e s s o r Laube who h a s d o n ated tw enty volum es. O th e r o u ts ta n d in g g i f t s from alum ni and f r i e n d s a r e : 1 . B e rt T. B aker o f I th a o a , New York - 350 volum es. 2. R o b e rt W. B. E l l i o t t o f I n t e r l a k e n , New York - 500 v o le . o f New York A p p e lla te D iv is io n and M is c e lla n e o u s R e p o rts and New York S e ssio n Laws.


3. Hlnman, Howard & K a t t e l l o f Bingham ton, New York 100 volum es c o n s is tin g o f th e C entury E d itio n o f th e American D ig e s t and th e F i r s t and Second D ec en n ia l E d iti o n s .

We have added th e s e to o u r

su p p le m en tal c o l l e c t i o n , where th e y have found much u s e . 4 . E v e r e tte H, Hunt o f B u f f a lo , New York - 19 volum es o f N e g lig e n c e and Com pensation C ases. 5. Dr. B. F. K ingsbury o f I t h a c a , New York - 18 volum es. 6 . Dr. Jerom e H. L eadley o f R o c h e s te r, New York 2 sh ip m en ts o f b o o k s. 7 . D. Boardman Lee '2 8 o f I t h a c a , New York - a 12 volume s e t o f Zollmann on Banks & B anking. 8 . C h a rle s H. L e v i t t o f New York C ity - 37 volum es o f The Bench and B a r. 9 . Jaco b Meadow ‘ 20 o f New York C ity - "B ra u d e ls Guide to th e Modem W o rld ." 10. M osher & S c h n e id e r, A uburn, New York - 100 volum es. 11. S u th e rla n d A S u th e rla n d , R o c h e s te r, New York 16 volum es o f New York A n n o tated D ig e s t and a b o u t 10 y e a r s of New York S e ssio n Laws. 1 2 . Ray Van C o tt, S a lt Lake C ity , U tah - 300 volum es, I n c lu d in g many volum es o f Law yers R e p o rts A n n o tated w hich e n a b le d u s to com plete o u r second s e t .

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We have added th e fo llo w in g new l e g a l p e r io d ic a ls * Law L ib r a r y R e p o rte r L eg a l Reviews N a tio n a l B ar J o u r n a l N a tio n a l J o u r n a l o f L eg al E d u ca tio n N o rth e rn I r e l a n d L eg al Q u a r te r ly P u b lic A d m in is tra tio n Review V ir g in ia B ar Weekly W estern R eserv e Law N otes Our c o l l e c t i o n i s k e p t up to d a te d e s p ite many d i f f i c u l t i e s e n c o u n te re d b e c a u se o f th e w ar, In s e c u r in g E n g lis h p e r i o d i c a l s . S e v e ra l s e t s o f l e g a l p e r i o d i c a l s i n o u r f a c u l t y c o l l e c t i o n h av e now been co m p leted and bound.

These

were o b ta in e d l a r g e l y by exchange, b u t some numbers had to be p u rc h a s e d . D uring th e y e a r we have added a few v ery e a r ly T ennessee S e ssio n Laws to o u r B e n n e tt C o lle c tio n , a s w e ll a s s e v e r a l M is so u ri S e ssio n Laws.

We a r e now con­

c e n t r a t i n g on th e r e c o r d s o f C o n s titu t io n a l C o n v e n tio n s, and have f i l l e d many gaps in o u r h o ld in g s . An Im p o rta n t a d d i tio n to o u r c o l l e c t i o n e n a b le d u s to com plete o u r s e t o f th e D e c isio n s o f th e C o m p tro lle r o f th e T re asu ry o f th e U n ite d S ta te s . com plete s e t on th e oampus.

T h is i s th e o n ly


We have an a lm o st co m plete c o l l e c t i o n o f b a r a s s o ­ c i a t i o n p e r i o d i c a l s an d J o u r n a ls .

We a r e p r e p a r in g a

c h e c k - l i s t o f th e s e which can be u se d f o r r e f e r e n c e p u r­ poses.

U ltim a te ly , t h i s l i s t w i l l be p u b lis h e d f o r use

In o th e r l i b r a r i e s .

T here was co m p leted t h i s y e a r an

In d ex to th e v a r io u s s t a t e b a r a s s o c i a t i o n r e p o r t s w hich u n lo c k s a g r e a t mass o f m a t e r i a l .

X am g r a t i f i e d

to have had a p a r t in th e p r e p a r a t io n an d p u b l i c a t i o n o f t h i s in d e x . We have added a tto r n e y g e n e r a l, b a r a s s o c i a t i o n , J u d i c i a l c o u n c il, p u b lic u t i l i t y , r a i l r o a d and ta x com­ m is sio n r e p o r t s a s th e y h av e a p p e a re d .

I have c o n tin u e d ,

in m onthly I n s ta lm e n ts , in th e p e r i o d i c a l “T ax e s", th e p u b lic a t io n o f th e r e s u l t s o f my stu d y o f th e r e p o r t s o f s t a t e ta x com m issions.

These have p ro d u ced muoh

f a v o r a b le comment. I t i s common know ledge t h a t F e d e ra l J u d i c i a l C o u n c ils and C o n feren ces have grown r a p id ly d u r in g th e p a s t few y e a rs.

T here was no s in g le so u ro e o f in fo rm a tio n a b o u t

t h e i r num ber, h i s t o r y and e v o lu tio n .

We made an e x ­

h a u s tiv e stu d y o f t h e i r develo p m en t, th e r e s u l t s o f which were p u b lis h e d i n a le a d in g a r t i c l e in th e A p r i l, 1942, is s u e o f th e C o rn e ll Law Q u a rte rly u n d e r th e t i t l e

"Fed­

e r a l J u d i c i a l C o n feren ces an d C ounollss T h e ir C re a tio n and R e p o rts " .

A companion a r t i c l e was In c lu d e d in th e

same is s u e by Henry P. C h a n d ler, E s q . , A d m in is tra to r o f


U n ite d S ta te s C o u rts .

As a r e s u l t o f t h i s r e s e a r c h , we

have b een a b le to com plete an o u ts ta n d in g c o l l e c t i o n o f th e s e r e p o r t s f o r o u r l i b r a r y . The e v o lu tio n o f th e D avid Dudley F ie ld Code h a s alw ays b een som eth in g o f a m y stery to th o se who have n o t made I t a s p e c ia l s tu d y .

Few p e rs o n s have u n d e rs to o d

how many o r e x a c tly w hich r e p o r t s were p u b lis h e d by t h i s im p o rta n t com m ission,

M iss M ild re d Coe, o u r h ead o a t a -

l o g e r , and I made a o a r e f u l I n v e s t i g a t i o n o f t h i s q u es­ t i o n , an d p r e s e n te d th e r e s u l t i n g m a te r ia l in a le a d in g a r t i c l e in th e F e b ru a ry , 1942, is s u e o f th e C o rn e ll Law Q u a r te r ly u n d er th e t i t l e , "C hronology o f th e D evelop­ ment o f th e D avid Dudley F i e l d Code". Upon th e c o m p letio n o f my term a s P r e s id e n t o f th e Am erican A s s o c ia tio n o f Law L i b r a r i e s l a s t J u n e , I se rv e d on th e E x e c u tiv e Committee. S in ce th e m a tte r i s a lre a d y known to y o u , I make o n ly a fo rm al r e p o r t o f my a c c e p ta n c e o f an ap p o in tm en t to a C aptain cy in th e U n ite d S ta te s Army, a s s ig n e d to th e D epartm ent o f th e Judge A dvocate G en e ra l,

In t i l l s

p o s i t i o n i t w i l l be ay ta s k to c o o r d in a te th e l i b r a r i e s o f t h a t D epartm ent, w h eth er they a r e in W ashington, in th e v a r io u s Corps A re a s, o r s e n t o u t w ith o u r v a r io u s e x p e d itio n a ry f o r o e s .

T h is ap p o in tm en t h a s a f f o r d e d me

p o s i t i v e g r a t i f i c a t i o n s in c e i t came w ith o u t e i t h e r my s u g g e s tio n o r ray s o l i c i t a t i o n . Lewie W. Morse Law L ib r a r ia n -

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Is the library a general reference library or a special library of limited scope? .............................

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C ollege, R eference and Special Libraries

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16 Number of bound newspapers in library (volumes) 17

Number of bound periodicals in library (volu m es).

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Unbound material

Staff and Service 26

a

Number of pamphlets...................................................

c Per cent that are two-year library school graduates ...................................................................................................... .........

Number of music scores etc....................................... Number of clippings in special files........................ Total unbound material........................................ Number of titles of periodicals received currently..

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Number of titles of newspapers received currently.

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Borrowers Number of borrowers registered a during summer vacation.....................................

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Number of full-time clerical staff........................................ ..........._________

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Number of part-time or student assistants................................. ___________

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Salary of librarian ......................................................................................................

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Per cent that are college graduates........................................ _____________

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Number of pictures, prints etc.................................

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Number of professional staff.....................................................................................

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Average hours open, weekly ..................; hours required o f staff

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L IB R A R Y F IN A N C IA L R E P O R T

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Invested Funds, Receipts, Earnings and Expenditures

Library E ndow m ent Funds Amount of endowment funds, at beginning of year. $........................................ 2 Income from endowment funds.................................................................................. 3 Income from endowment funds added to principal............................................... 4 Gifts and bequests received during year.................................................................. 5 Amount of endowment funds, at end of year.......................................................

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Library B uilding Funds Amount of building funds, at beginning of y e a r ... $ ........................................ Income from building funds........................................................................................ Gifts and bequests received during year..................................................................

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9 Expenditure for new building....................................... 10 Expenditure for permanent improvements....................... 11 Amount of building funds, at end o f year....................... Other Library Funds Amount of such funds, at beginning of year................... Income from such funds....................................................... Additions to such funds......................................................... Expenditure from such funds............................................. Amount of such funds, at end of year.............................

12 13 14 15 16 17

Total o f all invested funds, at end of yea r..

Capital Expenditures during Year and Cost Estim ates

CA PITA L EX PEN D ITU RES FOR :

1

New buildings ............................................................................. Sites and grounds................ Additions to buildings........ Permanent equipment ........ N ew books ............................ 6 Manuscripts, maps etc......... 7 Photographic reproductions 8 N ew periodicals .................. 9 Binding ................................... 10 Other capital expenditures.

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EXPENDED DURING YEAR

ESTIMATED TOTAL COST

III PER CENT WORK IS COMPLETED

iv PROBABLE LIFE OF IMPROVEMENT

v ANNUAL COST CHARGE (DIVIDE II BY TV)

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Total capital expenditures

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Operating Account

RECEIPTS FROM

ORDINARY PAYMENT FOR OPERATION

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Library appropriation ..................................... Library fees and charges................................. Income from invested funds........................ Interest on deposits........................................... Fines and sa le s................................................. Gifts for current exp en ses............................ Local tax ........................................................... State grants ....................................................... Other sources ................................................. .

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Grand t o t a l.......................................... . Building and Clerical Staff

Number o f building and clerical staff 31 Clerical: ................full time; ................part time 32 Janitorial: ................full time; ................ part time 33 Total clerical salaries................................................... T o t a l b u ild in g staff s a la r ie s ........................

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Salaries etc. 13 Salaries of librarian and assistants............................. $. 14 Pensions and retirement allowance...................................... Maintenance 15 Rent ............................................................................................. 16 W ages for janitors, cleaners etc.......................................... 17 Heat, power and water.......................................................... 18 Light ........................................................................................... 19 Building su p p lies..................................................................... . 20 Ordinary repairs and alterations................................. 21 Telephone and transportation................................................. 22 In su ran ce..................................................................................... Library supplies, equipments etc. 23 Library and office supplies.................................................... 24 Printing, publications, publicity............................................ 25 Travel ................................................................................ ~ 26 Miscellaneous e x p e n se s.......................................................... 27 Total ordinary exp en ses................................................ 28 Total capital expenditures from current income 29 Balance on h a n d ...................................................................... 30

Grand total

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List below all important special collections in library noting subjects covered and volumes in each. SUBJECTS

1 2

3 4 5

6 7 8 9 10 List below special activities regularly carried on by the library, such as

a Adult education activities, as for example Public lecture courses (subjects ) twice weekly b Research activities, as for example Bibliography of current progress in aerodynamics Digest of patents in radio compiled for research staff each week c Publications, as for example Reports Bibliographies Contributions to professional periodicals etc.

VOLUMES


T r u ste e sâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; n am es [Signatures not necessary, but names of all the trustees should be given and years term s expire. the officers and any ex officio members.]

Designate

...................................................................................................................................................................... 19............. ............................................................................................................................. ........................................ 19............. .......................................................................................................................................................................19............ ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. ...................................................................................................................................................................... 19............. ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. ......................................................................................................................................................................19............ ......................................................................................................................................................................19............ ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. ......................................................................................................................................................................19............. [ Signed ] .............................................................................. Librarian This report must be verified by oath of the presiding officer, either president of the institution or chairman of its trustees. The report should be read and approved by the trustees, but if this can not be done before February 1st, it should be sent as soon as sworn to and read to the trustees afterward. In the absence of the president, the acting presi­ A ffida vit .

dent should verify the report so that it may be forwarded without delay.

STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF

residing in ............................................................................ in said county, duly sworn, deposes and says that

he

is presiding officer o f............................................................................................................................... . that the foregoing report was prepared as directed on this sheet and he verily believes it to be in all respects true, and that an exact copy has been filed with the permanent records of the library.

[Signed] ......................................................................................................................... President of ................................................................................................................ Subscribed and sworn to

before me.

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