|NAME:||Frederick Gridley Kilgour|
|WORKED AT:||OSS; OCLC|
|OTHER INFORMATION:||For a brief biography and obituary see: http://www.oclc.org/news/releases/200631.htm
For more biographical details on him see:
Collected Papers of Frederick G. Kilgour, compiled by P.A. Becker and A.T. Dodson and edited by L.L. Yoakim. Dublin, OH: OCLC, 1984; 2 vols.
|AWARDS:||1979 Award of Merit (ASIS) for "transforming a state association of libraries into a national interlibrary loan bibliographic utility...This achievement may be the single greatest contribution to national networking in the United States. His work will have a lasting impact on the field of information science" (Lilley-Trice).|
|Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, Box 1603A Yale Station, New Haven, CT 06520; search under: Yale University Library Systems Office records, YRG 32-I, 1965-1974.|
|PAPERS DATES:||1873-1956 (inclusive)|
|SIZE:||Total collection: 15 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 folio)|
|INCLUDES:||The papers of Richard Kiry. Frederick Kilgour is listed as an important correspondent.|
|FINDING AID:||Unpublished finding aid in the repository.|
|Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, Box 1603A Yale Station, New Haven, CT 06520; search under: Kiry, Richard Shelton, 1874-.|
|PAPERS DATES:||1965-1974 (inclusive)|
|SIZE:||27 linear feet|
|INCLUDES:||The records include the office files of Frederick G. Kilgour and Ben-Ami Lipetz. The collection is restricted until 1994. It forms part of Yale Record Group 32 (YRG 32), Yale University Library Records.|
|FINDING AID:||Unpublished preliminary inventory available in the repository.|
|PAPERS DATES:||1967-ca. 1990|
|INCLUDES:||Correspondence, memos, reports, published articles, etc. while director of OCLC.|
|FINDING AID:||See complete description of various files in Worldcat.
Finding aids available via OCLC archives.
|SOURCE:||Worldcat database searching name.
|Medical Library Association and Regional Medical Libraries.|
|INCLUDES:||Oral history interview with Kilgour, conducted 11 May 1985 by R. M. Watterson as part of MLA Oral History Program; see abstract and index at: http://www.mlanet.org/about/history/kilgour_f.html .|
OF FREDERICK KILGOUR
And others, about time he became Pres. of OCLC
At desk, age about 65
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