18 Chi. L. Libr. Bull. 1 (March 1955)

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LAW  LIBRARY


B U L 1L E T T NI


                 Chicago Association of Law Libraries



Number 18.                                          March 4, 1955t



                          DAVID J. HAYKIN
               CHIEF OF SUBJECT CATALOGING DIVISION
                      OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
                      ADDRESSES CHICAGO CHAPTER
        On February 4, 1955, Mr. David J. Haykin of the Library of
Congress outlined the history of the law library of the Library of
Congress to a luncheon gathering of the Chicago Association of Law
Libraries at Normandy House. He also described the project of clea'-
ing up arrearages in law cataloging at the national library as well
as the present prospects of completing a classification scheme for
law.
        Dr. Werner Ellinger, senior subject cataloger (law) of the
Library of Congress and member of the AALL Cataloging Committee,
was an honored guest at the luncheon.
        Miss Elizabeth Benyon, former President of the Chicago Asso-
ciation of Law Libraries, is chairman of the AALL Cataloging Com-
mittee. Incidentally, Miss Benyon is the author of the only classi-
fication scheme for law which the Library of Congress has published.

                   PREPARATIONS FOR FORTY-EIGHTH
                   ANNUAL M4EETING OF THE AMERICAN
                   ASSOCIATION OF LAW LIBRARIES
        Miss Dorothy Scarborough and Mr. William D. Murphy, co-
chairmen of the Local Arrangements Committee for the next annual
meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 5-8,
1955, are working very diligently to assure its success. They have
mailed out nearly one thousand announcements to law librarians in
this country and abroad. Invitations have been sent to England,
Canada, Porto Rico, the Philippine Islands, Israel, the Union of
Socialist Soviet Republics, India, and many other faraway places.

                            INSTITUTE
                        FOR LAW LIBRARIANS
                     TO BE HELD AT NORTHWESTERN
                     UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
                     JUNE 28 THROUGH JULY 2, 1955
        Mr. William R. Roalfe and Mr. Ervin H. Pollack, Ohio State
University School of Law, will direct the Institute for Law Libra-
rians which on the above dates will precede the Annual Meeting of
The American Association of Law Libraries. Scarcely a week had
passed after official announcement of this fact, when Mr. Roalfe
received about thirty inquiries about the project. Recognized
professional leadership, lectures and laboratory work will be
Leatured.
        If you are interested, please address the following to
*lTi am R. Roalfe, Northwestern University School of Law, 357 East
';hiicgo Avenue, Chicago (11), Illinois.


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