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Eloise Gallup ReQua

Eloise Gallup ReQua, American library director. Recipient plaque of recognition, 1968; medal Eloy Alfaro International Foundation, 1959; Certified of Merit, Mayor Richard J. Daley, 1973. Member Special Libraries Association (chairman public relations committee 1945-1946), American Political Science Association, Illinois League of Women Voters, National Society Colonial Dames Clubs: Fortnightly, Bryn Mawr College, Arts (Chicago).

Background

  • ReQua, Eloise Gallup was born on December 1, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Bruyn and Susan Eloise (Gallup) ReQua.

  • Education

    • AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1924. Student, School International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1928. Postgraduate foreign trade and languages, Bryn Mawr College.

      Postgraduate foreign trade and languages, University Chicago.

    Career

    • Founder Library International Relations, Chicago, 1932, director, 1932-1989. Trustee, founder The Story Cove, the Children's International Library at Century of Progress Exposition (and later given to University Chicago), 1933-1934. On leave, as assistant in publicity office Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, 1934-1935.

      As executive secretary of annual benefit Illinois Society Mental Hygiene, 1936. Organizer World Trade Reference Library for International House of New Orleans, 1946. Board governors International House, Chicago, 1959-1974.

    Works

    • Editor: (with Jane Statham) The Developing Nations: A Guide to Information Sources, Concerning Their Economic, Political and Social Problems, 1965.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Special Libraries Association (chairman public relations committee 1945-1946), American Political Science Association, Illinois League of Women Voters, National Society Colonial Dames Clubs: Fortnightly, Bryn Mawr College, Arts (Chicago).

    Connections

    • father: William Bruyn ReQua
    • mother: Susan Eloise (Gallup) ReQua
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    Born December 1, 1902
    Died September 26, 1989
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1924
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1928
      School International Studies
    • 1932
      Founder Library Intern, ational Relations
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1933 - 1934
      trustee
    • 1936
      as executive, secretary of annual benefit Illinois Society Mental Hygiene
    • 1946
      organizer World Trade Reference Library for Intern, ational House of New Orleans
    • 1959 - 1974
      board governors Intern, ational House
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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