Forrest S. Drummond, 1910 – 1993

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on Cumulation of Vols. 1–18 of Index to Legal Periodicals and Promotion of Current Subscriptions, 1940–41
  • Chair, Committee on Permanent Budget Plan, 1941–42
  • Chair, Committee on Cumulation of Index to Legal Periodicals, 1941–42
  • Chair, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals, 1947–52, 1954–71
  • President, Law Library Association of Greater New York, 1948–49
  • AALL Executive Board, 1949–51
  • AALL President-Elect, 1951–52
  • AALL President, 1952–53
  • Chair, Committee on Law Library Journal, 1953–54
  • Chair, Committee on Cooperation with Library of Congress, 1953–54
  • Chair, Special Policy Committee, 1954–56
  • Chair, Program Committee, 1961–62
  • Chair, Statistics and Directory Committee, 1962–63
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1965–66

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1988
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Federation Plan of Reorganization of the American Library Association,” Law Library Journal 32 (1939): 286–87.
  • “The Possibilities of Pre-Binding,” Law Library Journal 34 (1941): 226–28.
  • “Differences Between Bar and Law School Libraries,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 173–78 (with Carroll Moreland).
  • “Time Saving Methods in Accessions,” Law Library Journal 43 (1950): 181–83.
  • “The New Los Angeles County Law Library Building,” Law Library Journal 47 (1954): 155–61.
  • “The History of the Index to Legal Periodicals,” Law Library Journal 49 (1956): 148–56.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Richard T. Iamele, “[Memorial:] Forrest Drummond,” Law Library Journal 86 (1994): 378–79.

Professional Positions

  • Librarian, University of Chicago Law Library, 1937–42
  • Assistant Librarian, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1946–50
  • Librarian, Los Angeles County Law Library, 1950–80

Education

  • Ph.B., University of Chicago, 1932
  • J.D., University of Chicago, 1934

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to Practice of Law, Illinois, 1934
  • Charter Member, Southern California Association of Law Libraries
  • Founder and President, Council of California County Law Librarians