This archive contains the operating records of the California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) association dating from 1978 to 2013. Records document various CARL functions and organizations including the historical background of CARL. Material includes flyers, financial records, worksheet handouts, evaluation forms, pamphlets, agendas, itineraries, program folders, correspondence, reading lists, bibliographies, program materials such as handouts, checklists, legislative programming, constitutions, by-laws, program calendars, minutes, and promotional materials.
Of particular note is the Leadership series that contains a sizeable amount of records pertaining to CARL business from 1983 to 2013. Of particular interest is the Meetings subseries, which contains minutes, correspondence, flyers, agendas, handouts, and rosters dating from 1978 to 2012, and the Binders, Manuals, Administrative Series which contain the President's binders from 1991-1992, 1994-1995, 1999-2003, and the Treasurer/Secretary Binders from 1983, 1991, and 1994. These binders contain well organized financial, membership, meeting, program, and conference records.
The Newsletter series contains every CARL Newletter published from 1981 to 2010 and is an active series.