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International Association of Administrative Professionals Records

Identifier: 1985_002-UA
This collection includes secretaries' records for the organization from 1943 to 1979; membership files dating from 1946 to 1981; presidents' files, 1973-1974; newsletters, 1975-1982; board minutes, 1974-1978; Secretaries' Week records, 1965-1980; and financial records, 1978-1982. Correspondence, minutes and reports for 1992 to 1996 were accessioned in 1999. Board of Directors, membership, and administrative records for 1993-2012 were accessioned in 2014. Additionally this accretion includes issues of the "Keynotes" newsletter and a photo album for 2000-2002.


  • 1964-1983


Conditions Governing Access

Some series contain autobiographical information from questionaires and membership applications. Use of these necessitates that the researcher protect the identities of the members in a responsible, scholarly fashion.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville and there are no additional restrictions.


41.5 linear feet (30 records center boxes and 2 banker's boxes)

Biographical / Historical

This organization was formerly known as the Professional Secretaries Association and the National Secretaries Association. The group changed its name to Professional Secretaries International in 1981 and became the IAAP in the 1990s. Local members formed the Louisville chapter in 1952.
International Association of Administrative Professionals Records
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Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)