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Aileen Raby Jaffa

Aileen Raby Jaffa was American librarian, artist. Certified in librarianship 1928.


  • Jaffa, Aileen Raby was born on April 26, 1900 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Myer Edward and Adele Rosa (Solomons) Jaffa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts California, Berkeley, 1922.


    • Junior assistant University California Library Agricultural Reference Service, Berkeley, 1928—1933, agricultural library, 1933—1962. Head agriculture library University California, 1956—1962. Retired, 1962.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in librarianship 1928.



    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of University California-Berkeley School Librarianship Alumni Association, Retired State Government Employees Association California, American Association Retired Persons, Modesto Arts Advisory Council, San Francisco Museum Society, San Francisco Browning Society, National League American Pen Women, Ina Coolbrith Circle, Central California Art League, California Federation Chaparral Poets, California State Poetry Society, California Writers Club, University California Berkeley Women's Faculty Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Milton Jerome Katzky, June 21, 1922 (divorced). Children: Lawrence Marvin, Joan Elizabeth(deceased).
    • father: Myer Edward Jaffa
    • mother: Adele Rosa (Solomons) Jaffa
    • spouse: Milton Jerome Katzky
    • children: Lawrence Marvin Jaffa
    • Joan Elizabeth Jaffa (deceased)
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    • 1922
      University California
    • 1928 - 1933
      Junior assistant, University California Library Agricultural Reference Service
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1933 - 1962
      Junior assistant, University California Library Agricultural Reference Service
    • 1956 - 1962
      head, agriculture library University California
    • 1962