LYLE, GUY REDVERS, 1907-1994.
Guy Redvers Lyle papers, circa 1947-1986

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zkvd


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lyle, Guy Redvers, 1907-1994.
Title: Guy Redvers Lyle papers, circa 1947-1986
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 571
Extent: 7.75 linear feet (16 boxes and 1 oversized papers box (OP))
Abstract:Papers of university librarian and administrator Guy Redvers Lyle including library consultant files, records of the Southern Interlibrary Research Facility and its predecessor the Georgia-Florida Committee for Planning Research Library Cooperation.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Guy Redvers Lyle papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Guy Redvers Lyle (1907-1994), born in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada, received his library science degree (1929) from Columbia University's School of Library Service. He was director of the libraries at Antioch College, The Women's College of the University of North Carolina, Louisiana State University, and Emory University. He wrote widely in the area of university library administration, took an active part in numerous professional organizations, and served as a library consultant for many colleges.

Guy Redvers Lyle (1907-1994), born in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada, received his library science degree (1929) from Columbia University's School of Library Service. He was director of the libraries at Antioch College, The Women's College of the University of North Carolina, Louisiana State University, and Emory University. He wrote widely in the area of university library administration, took an active part in numerous professional organizations, and served as a library consultant for many colleges.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Guy Redvers Lyle from ca. 1947-1986. The bulk of the collection includes library consultant files (1947-1976) contain correspondence, architectural drawings, and reports pertaining to Lyle's consulting work with colleges on all aspects of library organization and use. The collection also includes records of the Southeastern Interlibrary Research Facility, and its predecessor the Georgia-Florida Committee for Planning Research Library Cooperation, including correspondence (1954-1958); meeting minutes (1954-1956); memoranda, notes, and agendas (1953-1958); and miscellaneous printed material. In addition, the papers contain correspondence (1960, 1986), certificates, manuscripts, galley proofs, and press copies of Lyle's writings; pamphlets; and clippings.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection; container list available.


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