Oct 25, 2012

Archivist’s Pick: Could This Be Because The End of Economic Man and Gone With the Wind Came Out the Same Year?

Here’s this month’s piece from the Drucker Institute’s archivist, Bridget Lawlor. By drawing lessons from the vast treasure trove of papers and other objects that are collected in Peter Drucker’s achives, Bridget is giving new life to decades-old material.

In this 1975 letterCharlotte Georgi, chief of the UCLA Management Library, thanks Peter Drucker for a talk he gave to the Special Libraries Association, an international organization for library and information professionals working in business, government, law, finance, nonprofits and academic institutions.

Apparently Drucker made quite an impression.  “We are, in general, a very critical bunch,” Georgi says, “so when I tell you that you are now the Clark Gable of the Special Library Association, you may trust my word implicitly!”

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