Yakima Memory

Yakima Valley Libraries Institutional Archives

Yakima Valley Libraries Institutional Archives

 

Overview

A collection of correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs, publications, and other documents that directors, employees, or volunteers have produced and compiled over the years. These documents provide unique testimony to the development and achievements of Yakima Valley Libraries.

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Recent Submissions

  • Perrault, Val (previously unpublished, 1990)
    Short statement on the history and function of the Moxee Library League.
  • Troianello, Craig (Yakima Valley Libraries, 3/29/1996)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Anon (Yakima Herald-Republic, 12/12/1961)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about theGleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Harris, Wendy (Yakima Valley Libraries, 5/21/1998)
    News article from Yakima Herald-Republic about the closure of Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that serves Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Anon (Upper Valley Press, 2/7/1996)
    News article from Upper Valley Press about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that serves Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Pilgrim, Kathy (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1996)
    Short history of the Gleed Community Library. Photographs of 5 librarians in file, but not online.
  • Anon (Upper Valley Press, 6/5/1997)
    News article from Upper Valley Press about efforts to find a new location for the Gleed Library, a branch of YVRL that served Gleed, an unincorporated part of Yakima County.
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    Difficulties of merging the County and City libraries
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    County Library progress report
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    Carol Trimble's notes for a speech to staff at"our first Regional Library staff meeting." Workflow and procedural issues are addressed, i.e." should the book cards be in the front or the back of the books?"
  • Remsberg, Helen (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1945)
    Librarian Helen Remsberg's letter to Al Mogren proposing a new library building as a memorial to Yakima Valley's war heros.
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 02-10-1593)
    Letter from Trimble to Representative Catherine May regarding Senate Bill #27 and House Bill #149, both of which address library finances.
  • Gilbert, Helen (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1957)
    This document lists all persons who served as library trustee in 1957 , when Yakima had 3 separate Library Boards. The contract creating the Regional Library did not dissolve the City Library or the County Library, nor ...
  • Board of Trustees, North Yakima Free Library (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1708)
    Typed copy of the By Laws of the North Yakima Free Public Library
  • Helmrich, Harold (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1950)
    Librarian Harold Helmrich's report on Yakima Public Library's operations and finances for year ending December 31, 1950
  • White, R.W. (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1/12/1945)
    Letter informing appointees of the Library Board.
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    Trimble's handwritten notes about her philosophy regarding standards of care for the collection and public service priorities.
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    List of professional staff, with education and work history of each
  • Trimble, Carol (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1951)
    Progress report from Trimble to the YVRL board members.
  • Gilbert, Helen (Yakima Valley Libraries, 1965)
    This document lists all persons who served as library trustee during the transition period, from 1961 to 1965, when Yakima had 3 separate Library Boards. The contract creating the Regional Library did not dissolve the City ...

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