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Alice Brooks Mcguire

Alice Brooks Mcguire, American educator. Recipient Grolier award, 1962. Member American Library Association, Texas library association (librarian of year 1969), American Association School Librarians (president 1954), International Reading Association, American Association University Professors, Association Ednl. Communication and Technology.

Background

  • Mcguire, Alice Brooks was born on August 9, 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John David and Anna Rebecca (Foster) Brooks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Smith College, 1923. Bachelor of Science, Drexel U., 1926. Master of Science (Carnegie fellow), Columbia, 1932.

      Doctor of Philosophy. (University fellow), University of Chicago, 1958.

    Career

    • Assistant professor library science Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1928-1944. Instructor library science University of Chicago, 1945-1949, director children’s book center, 1945-1949. Librarian Casis School, Austin, Texas, 1951-1968.

      Associate professor Graduate School Library Science, University Texas at Austin, 1968-1972. Teacher workshops and summer U. Oregon, University of Southern California, U. Arizona, Columbia, U. Washington. Consultant Compton’s Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1969-1975, Scott Foreman Company, Chicago, 1963-1968.

    Works

    • Editor children’s literature The Reading Teacher, 1969-1971.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Texas library association (librarian of year 1969), American Association School Librarians (president 1954), International Reading Association, American Association University Professors, Association Ednl. Communication and Technology.

    Connections

    • Married J. Carson McGuire, May 8, 1947.
    • father: John David Brooks
    • mother: Anna Rebecca (Foster) Brooks
    • spouse: J. Carson McGuire
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    Died July 9, 1975
    (aged 72)
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