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Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-053

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, publications, pamphlets, conference materials, newspaper clippings, and memoranda concerning Eastman's work as Virginia Tech's Faculty Publishing Officer, her work as Head of the Steering Committee for the Virginia Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services in 1991, and information on funding and support for libraries in Virginia. Materials in the collection date from 1978 to 1991.

Dates

  • 1978 - 1991

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Ann Heidbreder Eastman was a former resident of Blacksburg, Va., and worked as the University Faculty Book Publishing Committee's Publishing Staff Officer at Virginia Tech. She was married to Arthur H. Eastman, a former head of the university's English Department. Before coming to Blacksburg she worked at several New York publishing companies in editorial, sales, and marketing positions. She was active in many publishing and library organizations including, but not limited to the Association of American Publishers, the Women's National Book Association (WNBA), the American Library Association (ALA), the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and the National Book Committee.

Extent

8.4 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)

Abstract

The collection consists of papers concerning Eastman's work as Virginia Tech's Faculty Publishing Officer, her work as Head of the Steering Committee for the Virginia Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services in 1991, and information on funding and support for libraries in Virginia. Materials in the collection date from 1978 to 1991.

Arrangement

The collection is separated into the following series: I. Virginia Tech University Libraries, II. Virginia State Library and Archives, III. American Library Association, and IV. Personal Papers. During processing in 2014-2015, folders were placed in series by the organization or individual to which they related. Within each series (or subseries), materials are arranged by related conferences/events/organizational units/activities.

Series I: Virginia Tech University Libraries has two subseries. Subseries A: Virginia Tech Faculty Book Publishing Committee, contains documents pertaining to faculty publications. Subseries B: Virginia Tech Libraries, focuses on university library administration, public relations, promotions, and library operations.

Series II: Virginia State Library and Archives contains papers related to the 1991 Virginia Governor's conference on Libraries and Information Services, Patrick County NEH application and reports, literacy information, and state and public library newspaper clippings.

Series III: American Library Association contains publications and pamphlets about the ALA and the San Antonia, Texas ALA annual meeting.

Series IV: Personal papers contains photographs and information concerning state and public library events.

Source of Acquisition

The Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers were donated to Special Collections prior to 1991.

Separated Materials

One publication was removed from collection and cataloged for the Special Collections Rare Book Collection: 1988-1989 Statistics of Virginia Public Libraries and Institutional Libraries.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

Some processing of the Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers was completed prior to 2014. Additional processing, arrangement, and description was completed in November and December of 2014 and January 2015.

Title
Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers, 1978-1991
Author
David Atkins, Graduate Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
Date
2015 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-15: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308