Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Lubbock Area Library Association:

An Inventory of Their Records, 1954-2003 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Lubbock Area Library Association
Title: Lubbock Area Library Association Records,
Dates: 1954-2003 and undated
Abstract: These records detail the activities of the Lubbock Area Library Association.
Collection # S589.1
Quantity: 2 small boxes (0.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The association was formed in 1982 for the purpose of maintaining and seeking improvements in the quality of library service in the Lubbock, Texas area. Dr. Charles Sargent was the organization's first president. The Lubbock (Texas) Area Library Association is an organization of librarians and supporters in the greater Lubbock Area.

Scope and Contents

The collection has activities records of the Lubbock Area Library Association (LALA) such as newsletters, agendas, meetings, minutes, bylaws, membership directories, treasurer’s reports, and history information.



The collection is organized into types of materials.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Libraries--Texas--Societies, etc.
Lubbock Area Library Association
Lubbock (Tex.)--Social life and customs

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Friends of the Library (Lubbock, Texas) Records, 1926-1980
  • Southwest Academic Library Consortium (Albuquerque, NM) Records, 1965-1980

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lubbock Area Library Association Records, 1954-2003 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
91-0270-B, 93-0198-B, 2004-0041-B

Gifts, 1991-2004

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, March 2004.

Collection Inventory


General Files

box folder
1 1 Activities and General Information, 1983-1991 and undated
2 Agendas, Executive Meetings, and Minutes, 1982-2002
3 Correspondence, 1982-1990 and undated
4 Correspondence and Emails, 2001-2002
5 Brochures on Addressograph-Multigraph for business records, 1954
6 Bylaws, 1982-2003 and undated
7 General Information on Meetings, 2000-2003
8 History of Organization, 1981-2002
9 Meetings and Minutes, 1982-2002 and undated
10 Membership Committee, 1983-1985 and undated
11 Membership Directories, 1982-1987 and undated
12 Membership Directories, 1984-2002
13 Membership Forms, 2002
14 Miscellaneous Materials, 1982-1987 and undated
15 Newsletters, 1984-1996
box folder
2 1 Nominating Committee, 1983-1985 and undated
2 Officer List, 1984-1985
3 Planning Committee, 1982-1985
4 Programs, Minutes, Memos, and General Information, 1982-1986
5 Scrapbook Material – Proclamation, 1989
6 Survey and Dinner Responses, 2002
7 Treasurer’s Reports, 1983-2002