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Wanda Victoria Dole

Wanda Victoria Dole, American librarian. Member American Library Association, International Federation of Library Associations (governor board, professional board).


  • Dole, Wanda Victoria was born on September 10, 1942 in Melrose Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Malburn Sanford and Victoria Bernice (Berner) Dole.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1964. Master of Arts in Classics, Tufts University, 1965. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1975.


    • Assistant editor Scott, Foresman & Company, Glenview, Illinois, 1967-1968. Architect librarian University Kentucky, Lexington, 1976-1978. Humanities bibliographer University Illinois, Chicago, 1978-1980.

      Assistant director collection development University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1980-1982. Regional sales manager Blackwell N. American/B.H. Blackwell Ltd., Lake Oswego, Oregon, 1982-1986. Head librarian Pennsylvania State University, Abington, 1986-1991.

      Assistant director collections, public services State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1991—1999. Dean library Washburn University, Kansas, 1999—2006, University Arkansas, Little Rock, since 2006. Member curriculum advisory committee Southern Connecticut State University School Library Science, New Haven, 1983-1985.

      Member Illinois-Princeton Expedition to Morgantina, Sicily, 1970.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member American Library Association, International Federation of Library Associations (governor board, professional board).


    • Married David Richards Helmstadter, May 7, l966 (divorced).
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    Born September 10, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Lawrence University
    • 1965
      Tufts University
    • 1975
      University Illinois
    • 1967 - 1968
      Assistant, editor Scott
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      architect, librarian University Kentucky
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      humanities bibliographer University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      assistant, director collection development University Miami
      Coral Gables, Cayman Islands
    • 1982 - 1986
      regional sales manager, Blackwell N. American/B.H. Blackwell Limited
      Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      head, librarian Pennsylvania State University
      Abington, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1991 - 1999
      assistant, director collections
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
    • 1999 - 2006
      dean library Washburn University
      Kansas, United States
    • 2006
      dean library Washburn University
      Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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