A Guide to the Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers, 1978-1991 Eastman, Ann Heidbreder Papers Ms1991-053

A Guide to the Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers, 1978-1991

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1991-053


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Processed by: David Atkins, Graduate Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1991-053
Title
Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers, 1978-1991
Physical Characteristics
8.4 cu. ft. 6 boxes
Creator
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder
Language
English
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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Ann Heidbreder Eastman Papers, Ms1991-053, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

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

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.

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.

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Separated Material

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 .


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Contents List

Series I: Virginia Tech University Libraries
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Series II: Virginia State Library and Archives
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Series III: American Library Association
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Series IV: Personal Papers
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