logo logo

Joseph Arthur Benson

Joseph Arthur Benson, American librarian. Named Eligible Bachelor, Ebony Magazine, 1986; fellow United States Office Education, 1973. Member of Colleagues of Calligraphy, Friends of Calligraphy, Society for Calligraphy, California Black Librarians Association (treasurer 1980-1981), American Library Association, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard International Fan Club of the Original Supremes.

Background

  • Benson, Joseph Arthur was born on May 7, 1947 in Jewett, Texas, United States. Son of Jerry Edward and Addie Delois (Haynes) Benson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bishop College, 1969. Master of Library Science, Indiana U.-Bloomington, 1974. Certified, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974.

      Certified, Los Angeles Community College, 1983.

    Career

    • Library. assistant Bishop College, 1965—1969. Library-in-charge St. Louis Public Library., 1969—1973. Counselor House of Uhuru, Los Angeles, 1974—1975.

      Library-in-charge Juvenile Hall Boy's School, 1975—1983. Library government documents Los Angeles Public Library., since 1983, calligrapher, since 1983. Private calligrapher Los Angeles, since 1983.

    Works

    • The American Community College
    • Since it was first published in 1982, "The American Community College" has become the primary resource that faculty, administrators, trustees, and researchers look to for a comprehensive analysis of the most recent findings and up-to-date information on the American community college.
    • Co-author: Community Analysis: The Community College, 1974, Multi-Cultural, Multi-Lingual Resources: A Vendor Directory, 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Membership

    Member of Colleagues of Calligraphy, Friends of Calligraphy, Society for Calligraphy, California Black Librarians Association (treasurer 1980-1981), American Library Association, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard International Fan Club of the Original Supremes.

    Connections

    • father: Jerry Edward Benson
    • mother: Addie Delois (Haynes) Benson
    See on larger map
    Born March 7, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Bishop College
    • 1974
      Indiana U.-Bloomington
    • 1974
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1983
      Los Angeles Community College
    • 1965 - 1969
      Library assistant, Bishop College
    • 1969 - 1973
      library-in-charge St. Louis Public Library
    • 1974 - 1975
      counsel, or House of Uhuru
    • 1975 - 1983
      library-in-charge Juvenile Hall Boy's School
    • 1983
      library government documents Los Angeles Public Library
    • 1983
      library government documents Los Angeles Public Library
    • 1983
      private calligrapher Los Angeles
    • show more ...