Municipal Archives


Friends of the Dallas Public Library -
The First Forty Years, 1991

​Collection 1996-026​​

Overview

Repository Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorFriends of the Dallas Public Library, Inc. Dallas, Texas
TitleFriends of the Dallas Public Library - The First Forty Years
Dates1991
Quantity.25 linear inches 
AbstractBrochure about the first forty years of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.
Identification1996-026
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

Collection consists of one printed brochure detailing the history of the first forty years (1950-1990) of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library, authored by former library director Lillian Bradshaw. 

Founded in 1950, Friends of the of the Dallas Public Library is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advocates for the Dallas Public Library system and seeks to enhance community awareness for all its unique resources and benefits.  The Friends also raises funds through special events, grants, corporate and private donations of its members to support library initiated programs and for capital improvements. 

The mission of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library is to support the efforts of the Dallas Public Library to continue providing excellent levels of service to the citizens of Dallas and maintain its pride of place as an important civic institution in the City.  Because of its independent, tax-exempt status, the Friends is able to raise funds – both on a project basis and to increase its dedicated endowment – in a manner beyond the ability of City allocations.
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Organization

NA

Access

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Citation

Friends of the Dallas Public Library - The First Forty Years, 1991 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material

Collection 1991-029—Establishment of the Dallas Public Library, 1900

Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History  
Dallas Public Library -- Friends -- History 

Container List

BoxFolder
Title, Date
11Friends of the Dallas Public Library - The First Forty Years, 1991