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William Allen Wortman

William Allen Wortman, American librarian. Member American Library Association, Modern Language Association, Society for History of Authorship, Reading and Public, Henry James Society, American Printing History Association.

Background

  • Wortman, William Allen was born on September 19, 1940 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Allen and Jean (McCullough) Wortman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Case We.

      Reserve University, 1972. Master of Library Science, Columbia University, 1975.

    Career

    • Library. humanities Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1975—2007. Founder, director Native American Women Playwrights Archive, Oxford, since 1996.

    Works

    • Author: Collection Management, 1989, Guide to Serial Bibliographies, second edition, 1995, Literature in English: A Guide for Librarians, 2000, Performing Worlds into Being: Native American Women's Theater, 2008.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Modern Language Association, Society for History of Authorship, Reading and Public, Henry James Society, American Printing History Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, playing tuba in community band.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Howlett, August 26, 1966. Children: Emily, Alice.
    • father: Allen Wortman
    • mother: Jean (McCullough) Wortman
    • spouse: Susan Howlett
    • children: Emily Wortman
    • Alice Wortman
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    Born September 19, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Wesleyan University
    • 1965
      University Nebraska
    • 1972
      Case We. Reserve University
    • 1975
      Columbia University
    • 1975 - 2007
      Library humanities Miami University
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States