La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crosse Public Library Records

 
Container Title
(Series 2)
Series: Administrative and Board Materials

Scope and Contents

Administrative and Board Materials are well represented and consist of annual reports (1905-1980) [annual reports since 1980 are located in the annual report file and not in this collection]; board minutes (1885-2006); board correspondence (1893-2004); departmental information (mainly statistics 1978-1995); director’s files which include correspondence with the board, committees, city transition, donations, La Crosse County Historical Society materials (1978-2005), library goals, long range planning committee documents (1985-1989), patron suggestions (1977-1994), volunteers (1982-1998), White House Conference materials (1977-1980). Other subseries include emergency manuals (1992; 1998); grants (1987-1995); hours and staffing (1987; 1999); legal materials (1881-1994); marketing (1989; 2006); mergers with the La Crosse County Library (1972-2002); planning (1999-2001); policies, records management manuals; staff materials (1932-2002) [some materials here are restricted and closed to the public]; user’s surveys (1982; 2001-2002); web site; and the Winding Rivers Library System (WRLS) documents.

Box 3
  Folder 1
Americans with Disabilities Act, 1994
Annual reports to
Box Annual reports
Box 4
  Folder 1-2
Box 3
  Folder 2-7
La Crosse Public Library Board, 1905-2009
Box 4
  Folder 3-4
Wisconsin Library Commission, 1905-1964
Box 4
  Folder 5
American Library Association, 1916-1949
Box 4
  Folder 6
State of Wisconsin, 1965-1992
Box 4
  Folder 7
Article of incorporation, 1885-1980
Box 4
  Folder 8
Awards, 1999
Box 4
  Folder 9
Bylaws and constituion, 1988
Box 4
  Folder 10
Board members, 1888-2009
Volume 2
Box 5
Box 6
Box 7
Board minutes, 1885-1997
Box 7E
Box 7A
Box 7AA
Box 7B
Box 7C
Box 7D
Board packets, 1989-2006
Box 8
Box 10
Box 9
Box 10A
Box 10B
Box 10C
Correspondence, 1893-2004
Departmental information
Box 10D
  Folder 1
Miscellaneous
Box 10D
  Folder 2-12
Box 10F
Box 10E
Statistics, 1978-2003
Director's files
Box 12
Box 11
  Folder 2-8
Board, 1976-1991
Box 13
Committees, 1982-1991
Box 14
  Folder 1
City transition, 1978-1981
Box 14
  Folder 2-7
Donation thank you letters (books and money), 1988-1991
La Crosse County Historical Society
Box 14A
  Folder 1
Agreements with La Crosse Public Library, 1978-2005
Box 14A
  Folder 2
Correspondence, 1993-1998
Box 14A
  Folder 3-4
Discussion, 1961, 1981-1998
Swarthout expansion
Box 14A
  Folder 5
Correspondence, 1991-1997
Box 14A
  Folder 6
Minutes, 1996
Box 14A
  Folder 7
Plans, 1993-1996
Box 14A
  Folder 8
Swarthout Museum expenses, 1979-1996
Box 14B
  Folder 1
Library goals, 1983-1986
Long Range Planning Committee
Box 14B
  Folder 2
Background and minutes, 1985-1987
Task forces
Box 14B
  Folder 3
Administration
Box 14B
  Folder 4
Automation
Box 14B
  Folder 5
Children & Youth Services
Box 14B
  Folder 6
Facilities
Box 14B
  Folder 7
Interagency relations
Box 14B
  Folder 8
New directions
Box 14B
  Folder 9
Public relations
Box 14B
  Folder 10
Services, programs and resources
Box 14B
  Folder 11
Final long range plan, 1987
Box 14B
  Folder 12
Follow-up, 1988-1989
Box 14C
  Folder 1-4
Patron suggestions, 1977-1994
Box 14C
  Folder 5
Volunteers, 1982-1998
White House conference
Box 15
  Folder 1
Pre-conference summaries, 1977-1979
Box 15
  Folder 2
Wisconsin delegation, 1978-1980
Box 15
  Folder 3
Resolutions and final report, 1979-1980
Emergency manuals
Box 15
  Folder 4
Community libraries, 1992
Box 15
  Folder 5-6
Main library, 1992-1998
Box 15
  Folder 7
Grants, 1987-1995
Box 15
  Folder 8
Hours and staffing, 1987-1999
Legal materials
Box 16
  Folder 1
City Council resolutions, 1978
Box 16
  Folder 2
Correspondence, 1976-1989
Box 16
  Folder 3
Deeds and abstracts, 1885-1966
Box 16
  Folder 4
Miscellaneous, 1970-1988
Box 16
  Folder 5
Newspaper clippings, 1986
Box 16
  Folder 6
Ordinances, 1919-1931
Box 16
  Folder 7
State of Wisconsin vs. Jason Voelker, 1994
Box 16
  Folder 8
Supreme Court case briefs La Crosse Public Library Trustees vs. City of La Crosse, 1916
Box 16
  Folder 9
Washburn's last will and testament, 1881
Box 16A
  Folder 1
Marketing, 1989-2006
Mergers (La Crosse Public Library, La Crosse County Library, Winding Rivers Library System)
Box 16A
  Folder 2, 8
Background, 1976-1982
Box 16A
  Folder 3, 9
Clippings and press releases, 1972-1985
Box 16A
  Folder 4, 10
Correspondence, 1973-1985
Box 16A
  Folder 14
General, 2002
Box 16A
  Folder 5
La Crosse County Board Administration Committee Study, 1973-1974
Box 16A
  Folder 11
League of Women Voters report, 1982
Box 16A
  Folder 12
Library Study Committee minutes, 1982
Box 16A
  Folder 6
Proposed resolution authorizing merger and background, 1979
Box 16A
  Folder 7, 13
Related studies, 1973-1982
Box 16A
  Folder 15
Mission statement and objectives, circa 1980s-1990s
Policies
Box 16A
  Folder 18
Fax, 1996-1997
Box 16A
  Folder 19
Miscellaneous
Box 16A
  Folder 20-22
Records management manuals, 1992-1997
Box 16A
  Folder 23
Relationships with other agencies, 1981-1997
Staff
Box 16A
  Folder 24
Classification and compensation study, 2000-2001
Access to Materials

This folder has restricted access.

Committees
Box 16B
  Folder 1
General, 1980-2003
Box 16B
  Folder 2
Adult programming, 2001
Box 16B
  Folder 3
Community services, 1986-1987
Box 16B
  Folder 4
Electronic resources, 2001
Box 16B
  Folder 6
Internet, 1997-2005
Box 17
  Folder 1
Staff development, 1978-1999
Box 17
  Folder 2
Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), 1977-1981
Box 17
  Folder 3
Janitors, 1932-1951, 2003
Box 17A
  Folder 1-2
Box 17
  Folder 4-8
Job descriptions, 1963-2003
Box 17A
  Folder 3
Management team, 1990-1997
Box 17A
  Folder 4-6
Memoranda, 1976-2009
Box 17A
  Folder 7
Minutes, 1998-2004
Newsletters
Box 17A
  Folder 8-9
Splash , 1986-1999
Box 18
  Folder 1
Super News , 1980-1982
Box 18
  Folder 2
What's Happening the Week Of... , 2006-2007
Box 18
  Folder 3
Whitewash , 1997
Box 18
  Folder 4
A Year in Review , 1995-2005
Access to Materials

This folder has restricted access.

Box 18
  Folder 5
Organizational charts, 1980-1990
Box 18
  Folder 6
Performance appraisal forms, 1976-1989
Box 18
  Folder 7
Residency requirements, 1981-1999
Box 18
  Folder 8
Staff data sheets, circa 1947
Box 18
  Folder 10
Staff lists, 1959, 1978-2009
Box 18
  Folder 11-14
Box 18A
  Folder 1
Staff manuals (operating manuals), 1965-1997
Box 18A
  Folder 2
Staff training and conference reports, 1991
Box 18A
  Folder 3-4
Supervisors' meetings, 1976-1985
Strategic plan
Box 16A
  Folder 16
General, 1999-2001
Box 16A
  Folder 17
Board responses, 2000
Box 18A
  Folder 5
User's survey, 1982, 2001-2002
Box 18A
  Folder 6
Web site, 2000
Winding Rivers Library System (WRLS)
Box 18A
  Folder 7
County plan for library service, 1993
Box 18A
  Folder 8
Contracts, 1970-1994