The Brown University Librarian's files consist of various files relating to the development of the Brown University Library system under the tenure of Merrily Taylor. The dates for this collection range from 1985 to 2005.
The University Librarians' files, circa 1992-2012, contains alphabetically arranged office files dated from circa 1992 to 2012. This material was compiled during the tenure of University Librarians Merrily Taylor and Harriette Hemmasi. The files concern, among other topics, the library's budget, gifts, and various library and academic departments.
The Brown University Library reports contains annual and monthly reports of the University Librarian, reports of the Assistant Librarian, and minutes and reports of the Library committee. Reports document finances, staffing, and collection development.
The Librarians' files contain materials related to the administration of the Office of the University Librarian at Brown University and the relationship between the libraries and other university offices and departments. The materials include files dating from circa 1920, when Henry B. Van Hoesen was the librarian, to 1986, during the tenure of Merrily Taylor.