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James Ellsworth Gwin

James Ellsworth Gwin, American librarian. Lyndhurst Foundation grantee, Chattanooga, 1974-1975.

Background

  • Gwin, James Ellsworth was born on March 1, 1947 in Chattanooga. Son of Madison Taylor and Juanita Elizabeth (Wallace) Gwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Tennessee, 1969. Master Library, Emory University, 1970. Master of Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1984.

    Career

    • Instructor, cataloger University Chattanooga, 1970. Assistant professor, assistant head University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1972-1975. Head bibliographic service University Richmond, Virginia, 1975-1985, acting university librarian, 1985-1986, acting director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1986, director technical service, 1987-1999, acting university library Virginia, 1990-1991, 96-98, director library collections/special collections and rare books, since 2000.

      Adjunct professor Catholic University American, since 1994.

    Works

    • Editor Terminal Talk, 1980-1981. College and Undergraduate Libraries, review editor, since 2005.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Director Center Virginia Union List of Serials Project, 1990—2000. 1st lieutenant Quartermaster Corps., United States Army, 1970-1976. Member American Library Association, American Society Public Administration, Association College/Research Libraries (chairman Virginia chapter 1986), Virginia Library.

    Association (Second vice president 1992-1993), Potomac Technology Processing Libraries Association (president, 2009-2010), Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Alpha Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Sheena Margaret Mackenzie, October 5, 1985. Children; Colleen Mackenzie, Elizabeth Maureen.
    • father: Madison Taylor Gwin
    • mother: Juanita Elizabeth (Wallace) Gwin
    • spouse: Sheena Margaret Mackenzie
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    Born March 1, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Tennessee
    • 1970
      Emory University
    • 1984
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • 1970
      Instructor
    • 1972 - 1975
      assistant, head University Tennessee
      Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      assistant, head University Tennessee
      Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
    • 1975 - 1985
      head, bibliographic service University Richmond
      Virginia, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      head, bibliographic service University Richmond
    • 1990 - 1991
      head, bibliographic service University Richmond
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