23 Chi. L. Libr. Bull. 1 (1958)

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CHICAGO LAW LIBRARY BULLETIN


                     CHICAGO ASSOCIATION OF LAW LIBRARIES

Number 23




LIBRARIANS DISCUSS INDEX COVERING FOREIGN LAW NATEnIALS: For the discussion of
major problems involved in establishing an Indexing Service covering Foreign Legal
Materials, a meeting of the Foreign Law Committee, American Association of Law
Libraries, was held in the Law School of Northwestern University on Saturday, April
19, under the chairmanship of Mr. Kurt Schwerin of the Northwestern University Lsw
Library. The Ford Foundation has awarded a grant to the Association for tho p    e
of studying the feasibility of the Index. Mr. Schwerin is Coordinator of tho    o @ct.
Present at the meeting were the Director of the Project, Mr. William D. Stern, Loa
Angeles County Law Library, and the following members of the Committee: Dr. Stojai
Bayitch, University of Miami Law Library; Mr. Werner B. Ellinger, Library of Con3roeo;
Mrs. Meira G. Pimsleur, Columbia University Law Library; Mrs. Lilly W. ahoarra,
University of Michigan Law Library; Miss Kate Wallach, Louisiana State Uaiw'roity L0W
Library.

MR. ROALFE LEADS DISCUSSION:  In January Mr. William R. Roalfe, Law Librarim, i
Northwestern University, led a discussion on cooperation between law .ioLts at
meeting held at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, nte    d
representatives of the law libraries in the New York metropolitan area. My. [EQ&go
used the experience of the major law libraries in Chicago to illustrote the dffl-
culties involved and to demonstrate how they may at least in part be ovoream. Ytn
cooperative program in the Chicago area in which Mr. rloalfe has played a lcadiiQ
part is generally recognized as the most effective program of this kind that hao
been developed so far among American law libraries.

OUR MEETIN S:  Our most sincere thanks to Bill Murphy and John Deacy who Were the
hosts at our last meeting held April l1th at 6 P.M. We had a very nice dinner
(cocktails, too) in the Gibraltar Room in the Prudential Building, after which we
were taken on the Grand Tour of the Kirkland, Fleming, Green, Martin & Ellie law
library and offices.

     A number of our out-of-town members were able to be with us for this evening
meeting and it was so nice to see them. Margaret Stevens and Florence M aator0 unaro
in from Indianapolis and Marie Lawrence came up from South Bend. Krs. Roelfo joizod
us, too, for this evening meeting. Mr. Gaunt of the Carswell Company who has tawt
Mr. Hibbet's place in this area was also on hand. Mr. Robert Albrecht of the
University of Chicago Law Library visited our organization that evening also. US
hope these new people will join us again.

     Our next meeting will be on June 6th at Adolph's at 1045 N. Rush Street. Thto
will be our annual meeting at which we will have election of officers.

     David Jolle of Northwestern University will speak and show slides on the  ewevc1P-
mants of Contemporary Africa.

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