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Marianna Tax Choldin

Marianna Tax Choldin, American librarian, educator. Recipient Pushkin gold medal for contributions to culture, Russian Presidential Council on Culture, 2000.

Background

  • Choldin, Marianna Tax was born on February 26, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Sol and Gertrude (Katz) Tax.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Chicago, 1962. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1979.

    Career

    • Slavic bibliographer Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1967—1969. Slavic bibliographer, instructor University Illinois, Urbana, 1969—1973, Slavic bibliographer, assistant professor, 1973—1976, Slavic bibliographer, associate professor, 1976—1984, head Slavic and East European Library., 1982—1989, head, professor, 1984—2002, director Russian and East European Center, 1987—1989, C. Walter and Gerda B. Mortenson Distinguished professor, 1989—2002, director Mortenson Center for International Library. Programs, 1991—2002, professor emerita, since 2003.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Chair Soros Foundation Network Library. Program Board, 1997—2000. President Rudomino Library.

    Council, since 2005; member Russian-American Joint Working Group on Library Cooperation, 2007. Member American Library Association (John Ames Humphry/Online Computer Library Center/Forest Press award 2005, International Librarianship award 2005), American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies (president 1995), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Harvey Myron Choldin, August 28, 1962. Children: Kate and Mary (twins).
    • father: Sol Tax
    • mother: Gertrude (Katz) Tax
    • spouse: Harvey Myron Choldin
    • child: Kate and Mary Choldin (twins)
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    Born February 26, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      University Chicago
    • 1967
      University Chicago
    • 1979
      University Chicago
    • 1967 - 1969
      Slavic bibliographer Michigan State University
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      Slavic bibliographer
    • 1976 - 1984
      Slavic bibliographer
    • 1984 - 2002
      Slavic bibliographer
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