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University of West Florida. Libraries. Director of Libraries Records (1965-1986)

 Collection — Container: M1987-03
Identifier: M1987-03

Scope and Contents

Administrative records, 1966-1985 and Correspondence files, 1965- ,of the office of Director of Libraries including correspondence and subect files pertaining to the development and administration of the John C. Pace Library. Includes files of the first Director (1965-1986), James A. Servies, including materials when he was at the College of William and Mary. Subjects and correspondents include development of Special Collections, correspondence with researchers and donors, the library building and expansion, policy development, and relations with Lois Maxon, Odell Griffith, Feubin Askew, and others.


The first Director of Libraries, James Albert Servies, was appointed to the position on March 1, 1966 and served until his retirement on April 1, 1986 whereupon he was named librarian Emeritus.

During the search for the new director, David H. Doerrer, Assistant Director for technical Services, served as Acting Director, From April 1, 1986-August 1, 1987.

Dr. P. Grady Morein was appointed Director of Libraries in August 1987.


  • Creation: 1965-1986
  • Creation: Date acquired: 06/00/1987


Language of Materials

English .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


5196.00 items

Arrangement Note


Source of Acquisition

transfer from Director of Libraries Office, June 1987

Appraisal Information

Addition, February 1989

Processing Information

Revised 02/09/1989

Cataloged 1987

University of West Florida. Libraries. Director of Libraries Records (1965-1986) M1987-03
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Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

Bldg. 32
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola FL 32514 US