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Library Management
  • HUD/LB/2/1

    Library Committee Item

    1859-2000
    Minutes and papers of the library committee, 1859-1871; 1884-1903; 1931-1970;1978-1981; 1995-2000.

    Also 2 files of Senior Management Committee Minutes 1986-1996.
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  • HUD/LB/2/2

    Library Suggestions Item

    1861-1862
    A volume of suggestions from students over additions to the library.
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  • HUD/LB/2/3

    Annual Reports Item

    1932-1976
    Annual reports and data provided to the Principal/VC in order to review the library's progress and compile the College's annual reports.
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  • HUD/LB/2/4

    User Statistics Item

    1900-1916; 1968-1989
    Includes surveys and counts from the 1960s-1980s.
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  • HUD/LB/2/5

    Visitors Books and Catalogues Item

    1880s-1930s
    The visitors books of the Reading Room of the Huddersfield Mechanics Institute, dated 1844-1845.

    Historical library catalogues for the institution, containing copies of the Technical School Library Catalogue Part 1: Fiction (1st, 2nd and 3rd editions), Part 1: Science, Art and Literature, Catalogue of Foreign Books and the 1934 Jubilee Commemoration Gift catalogue. Some are librarians copies marked up for corrections.

    One bound unidentified catalogue, of possibly the right age and type to be a hand guide to the non-fiction titles.

    Includes some paper bound catalogues based on subject, e.g. Local history, Embroidery, etc. dating from c.1940s.
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  • HUD/LB/2/6

    Membership Records Item

    1906-1949
    Volumes containing details about student membership, including names, address and library numbers. To be read in connection with Issue Registers for records of individual loan histories.
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  • HUD/LB/2/7

    Issue Registers Item

    1949-1968
    Contains details of books issues to individual membership numbers, can be cross-read with membership records, where they survive.
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  • HUD/LB/2/8

    Mechanics Institute Library Series

    1803-1899
    Administrative records relating to the Mechanics Institute Library. This includes contemporary printed catalogues of the contents of the library, in many cases with handwritten amendments, and visitors' books.
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  • HUD/LB/2/9

    Institutional Library Series

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  • HUD/LB/2/10

    Project Files Item

    1951-2006
    A series of working files from the office of the Head of the Library (Warwick Price) relating to the planning, facilities, staffing and projects of the Library Service.

    Box 1: Library Staffing - 1970s-1990s (2 files)
    Library Planning - 1970s-1990s
    Library Facilities - 1980s
    Library Staff Handbook - 1983

    Box 2: Library Moves - 1970-1995 (including move to CSB in 1976, 1983 and subsequent extentions and refurbishments) 2 files
    Polytechnic Development - 1969-1997 (including copies of CLS Newsletter)
    Polytechnic Development Plan - 1979-1982
    Open Day Working Party - 1980-1989

    Box 3: Financial Estimates - 1973-1996
    Revenue Budget - 1971-1988
    Music Library - 1968-1995
    Holly Bank Education Students - 1983-1991
    Bermerside Hall Library - 1974-1983
    Library Info and Leaflets - 1951-1995

    Box 4: Library Restructuring - 1970-1984 and 1984-1996 (2 files)
    Library School Students - 1973-1993
    Information Desk - 1986-1994
    Library Review - 1992-1997

    Box 5: Library Statistics and Performance - 1991-1996
    User Surveys - 1993-2001
    Teaching and Learning Technology - 1988-1997
    Library Cooperation - 1961-1994

    Box 6: Four Polytechnics Priject - 1989-1994 (2 files)
    Quality and Staff Development Group - 1991-1998

    Box 7: Phoenix Project - 1996 (2 files)
    Oman Project - 1991-1998
    Learning Resources Review - 1992-1994
    Library OPAC Research - 1993

    Box 8: West Yorkshire College of Health Library - 1995-1997
    Storthes Hall Library - 1993-1996
    Holly Bank Library - 1989-1998
    Central Library Expansion - 1996
    Alterations (Building) - 1999

    Box 9: Omani Trainees Library Project 1994-1997 (3 files)
    Library Z Block Plans - 1965-1970 (3 files)

    Box 10: Library History - 1960s-1990s
    Library Appraisal and Inspection - 1982-1992
    Library Validation - 1977-1983
    University Bookshop - 1992-1997
    Extra Mural Centre - 1982-1992
    Cataloguing - 2000
    Theses - 1996
    Institutional Repository Project - 2006

    Box 11: Omani Project - 1992-1996 (4 files)
    Omani Technical Library - 1992-1996 (2 files)

    Box 12: Academic Librarians Group - 1996
    User Induction - 1986-1995
    Library Cooperation - 1995-1996
    Library Audits - 1981-2000
    Contracts - 1986-2000
    International Information Centre - 1993-1996

    Box 13: Yorkshire and Humber University Association - 1995-1998
    Opening Hours/Vacation Policy - 1998
    Subject Librarians - 1984-1988
    Research Reports - 1993-1995
    North East and Yorkshire Academic Librarians - 1994-2000
    Annual Reports - 1991-1995
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