IALL 5: ADOLF SPRUDZS'S FILES, 1971-1995

Extent and form: 37 files

Scope and Contents: Adolf Sprudzs was an active member of the IALL from the early 1970s to the 1990s. These files cover the greater part of his time with organisation and encompass his role as Chairman of the Nominating Committee (1971 and 1973); his involvement with the International Journal of Legal Information; liaison with IFLA re IFLA conference; his membership of the Board of Directors; and his presidency (1986-1992).

Access: open after 20 years (with the exception of IALL/5/15, which is closed for 50 years)

Item list:

Reference Title Dates Extent Scope and contents
IALL/5/01 IALL Nominating Committee correspondence 1971 1 file In 1971 Sprudzs was appointed Chairman of the Nominating Committee. Correspondence regarding his appointment, and regarding selection of nominees.
IALL/5/02 IALL Nominating Committee correspondence 1973 - 1974 1 file In 1973 Sprudzs was appointed Chairman of the Nominating Committee. Correspondence regarding his appointment, and regarding selection of nominees.
IALL/5/03 IALL correspondence largely relating to publications 1974 - 1982 1 file Correspondence with Klaus Menzinger, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Law Libraries re writing of reviews and articles and the journal generally. Also includes copies of articles written by Sprudzs and to be reviewed by him, including correspondence re his comments. Also more general correspondence regarding publications.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/04 Correspondence file: "Different" 1977-1995 1 file The file title is given as "IALL Different" but the significance and the writer are unclear.

Predominantly correspondence regarding the International Journal of Legal Information, reviews etc. Also more general correspondence re IFLA Conference 1995.
IALL/5/05 Correspondence regarding the International Journal of Legal Information. 1984 - 1985 1 file Includes draft articles and reviews.
IALL/5/06 Correspondence file: IFLA 1977-1979 1 file Inc 1977 IFLA Meeting Report; and correspondence re IALL involvement in the 1979 IFLA Conference in 1979.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/07 Correspondence file: IALL/ IFLA Manila 1980 1979-1980 1 file Correspondence re Sprudzs's attendance of the IFLA Conference in Manila, 1980, in place of Professor Kavass.
IALL/5/08 File: IALL Board of Directors 1974-1975 1973-1975 1 file Sprudzs's copies of circular letters sent to IALL Board of Directors. Includes copies of replies, some Board of Directors Minutes, and correspondence re proposed workshop in Nigeria.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/09 File: IALL Board of Directors 1976-1977 1976-1977 1 file Sprudzs's copies of circular letters sent to IALL Board of Directors. Includes copies of replies, Minutes of Board of Directors Meeting August 1976 and paper re membership.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/10 File: IALL Board of Directors 1977-1983 1 file Sprudzs's copies of circular letters sent to IALL Board of Directors. Includes copies of replies, some Board of Directors Minutes.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/11 Correspondence file: IJLI [International Journal of Legal Information], 1984 1984 - 1985 1 file Correspondence regarding journal, including commissioning articles and reviews.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/12 File: IALL Round Table/ IFLA '85 [IFLA Conference, Chicago, 1985] 1984-1985 1 file Correspondence regarding IALL programme for 1985 IFLA conference.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/13 File: 25th Anniversary of the IALL 1984-1985 1 file Correspondence file re Sprudzs's travel arrangements for IALL 1984 Conference in Freiburg.
IALL/5/14 Correspondence file: predominantly with Prof Yoshiro Tsuno re IALL Programme for IFLA Conference, 1986, Tokyo 1985-1986 1 file Correspondence re programme, and general administration.
IALL/5/15 IALL '85/'86 Special Correspondence 1985-1986 1 file Papers and correspondence regarding potential amendment to IALL Constitution; IFLA Conference in Japan; financial management of IALL and nominations for 1986-1989 Board. Also includes minutes of 1984 Meeting of Board of Directors.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/16 Correspondence file, predominantly with Ivan Sipkov, in his capacity as IALL Treasurer 1986 - 1991 1 file Inc returns to IRS; accounts; and related correspondence.
IALL/5/17 Correspondence file, predominantly with John Rodwell, First Vice-President of IALL from 1986 1986 - 1991 1 file Includes correspondence regarding the IALL Messenger and conferences.
IALL/5/18 Correspondence file, predominantly with Velma Newton (IALL Board of Directors) and June Renie 1986 - 91 1 file Correspondence re IALL Messenger; conference organisation; CARALL-IALL conference.
IALL/5/19 Correspondence file, predominantly with Dr Katalin Balazs - Veredy 1986 Feb - 1992 Nov 1 file Inc board meeting minutes, 1991; acknowledgements of receipt of books by Library of Hungarian Parliament and routine correspondence.
IALL/5/20 File: British and Irish Association of Law Libraries 1986-1987 1 file Correspondence regarding joint BIALL/IALL meeting at IFLA Conference, Brighton, August 1987
IALL/5/21 File: Canadian Association of Law Libraries 1986-1987 1 file Correspondence regarding CALL member speaking at BIALL/IALL meeting at IFLA Conference, Brighton, August 1987
IALL/5/22 File: IALL '87 Washington [9th IALL Course] 1986-1987 1 file Correspondence re programme and administration of conference. Includes copy of course brochure.
IALL/5/23 File: IFLA [Tokyo 1986 and Brighton 1987] 1986-1987 1 file Includes correspondence re IALL programme for 1986 and 1987 IFLA conferences and conference brochures.
IALL/5/24 Correspondence file: "Marga Coing" 1986-1991 1 file Correspondence re travel grants to attend the American Association of Law Libraries 1987 Annual Meeting in Chicago; and general correspondence.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/25 Correspondence file, predominantly with Joachim Schwietzke, Secretary of IALL 1986 - 1991 1 file Correspondence file predominantly with Joachim Schwietzke, Secretary of IALL. Includes report on International Conference on "Ecology and Law in the Baltic Sea Area: Sources and Developments" in Riga, Latvia; and official communication to members regarding Klaus Menzinger's, president 1983-1986, sudden death.

Includes documents written in German.
IALL/5/26 File: IALL Board 1986-92 (Duplicate Communications) 1986-1992 1 file Copies of letters sent to IALL Board by Sprudzs in his capacity as President of the IALL. Includes routine matters, some Board Minutes, signed ballot papers regarding the transfer of the International Journal of Legal Information from the IALL to the Institute of International Legal Information (1988)
IALL/5/27 Correspondence file, predominantly with Tim Kearley, IALL Secretary 1986 - 1991 1 file Correspondence file predominantly regarding publications: International Journal of Legal Information, IALL Messenger, IALL Directory. Includes correspondence with Tim Kearley, IALL Secretary.
IALL/5/28 File: Heidelberg '91 1991 1 file Predominantly correspondence re Heidelberg Course, 1991; related Board Meeting Minutes; and Board Resolution re Eastern and Central European Law Libraries, accepted 10 September 1991.
IALL/5/29 File: Heidelberg 1991 1990-1991 1 file Correspondence re planning and administration of Heidelberg Course, 1991.
IALL/5/30 Correspondence file, predominantly with Ivan Sipkov, IALL Treasurer and Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Legal Information 1987 - 1990 1 file Regular income and expenditure updates; correspondence with Spikov re routine financial matters; returns to IRS; correspondence future and direction of the International Journal of Legal Information.
IALL/5/31 File: 10th IALL Course [held in Budapest, 1988] 1987-1988 1 file Draft proposals for programme; correspondence re management of conference; conference programme brochure.
IALL/5/32 File: IALL/IFLA '89 Paris 1988-1989 1 file Correspondence re administration and content of IALL meeting at IFLA Conference, 1989.

Includes programme.Includes documents written in French.
IALL/5/33 File: IALL Conference '90 in Barbados 1989-1990 1 file Includes correspondence re "Conference on Legal Information on the Caribbean", conference delegate booklet, and programme.
IALL/5/34 File: IALL/IFLA '90 Stockholm 1989-1990 1 file Correspondence re administration and content of IALL meeting at IFLA Conference, 1990.

Includes documents written in Swedish.
IALL/5/35 Correspondence: A Sprudzs / Roberta Shaffer and others 1992 1 file Correspondence file. Topics include appointments to the board; agenda and related papers for IALL Executive Planning Session 14 July 1992
IALL/5/36 File: IALL [Board of Directors] 1993-1995 1 file Includes papers re election of 1993-1996 IALL Board; Minutes of Board Meetings; correspondence re relationship with Institute of International Legal Information; membership leaflets; and balance sheets.
IALL/5/37 Announcement of launch of IALL, Libri 1959, vol 9 no 3 1959    
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