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Sister Marie Inez Johnson

Sister Marie Inez Johnson, American librarian. Named Minnesota Library of the Year, 1967; Butler Foreign Study fellow, College St. Catherine, 1958. Member Conference American Folklore for Youth, St. Paul Speakers Bureau; committee standard catalog High School member Catholic Support Children's Literature television Series; trustee James J. Hill Library., since 1970; Member of American Catholic Library. Associations (various committees).

Background

  • Johnson, Sister Marie Inez was born on June 2, 1909 in Mitchell, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Charles and Inez L. (Williams) Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, College St. Catherine, 1929. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, College St. Catherine, 1939. Master of Library Science, College St. Catherine, Columbia, 1940.

      Postgraduate, University Denver, 1952. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1954.

    Career

    • Joined Sisters St. Joseph Carondolet, 1926. Teacher, elementary schools St. Paul, 1930—1938. Library College St. Catherine, 1940—1942, head library, 1942—1973.

      Member, steering committee University Minnesota Workshop for Libraries, 1956. Library consultant survey Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1963—1964. Building consultant Fontbonne College, St. Louis, since 1964.

    Works

    • Editor: (column) Catholic library World, since 1954. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Conference American Folklore for Youth, St. Paul Speakers Bureau. Committee standard catalog High School member Catholic Support Children's Literature television Series. Trustee James J. Hill Library., since 1970.

    Member of American Catholic Library. Associations (various committees).

    Connections

    • father: Charles Johnson
    • mother: Inez L. (Williams) Johnson
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    Nationality
    • 1929
      College St. Catherine
    • 1939
      College St. Catherine
    • 1940
      College St. Catherine
    • 1952
      University Denver
    • 1954
      University Southern California
    • 1926
      Joined Sisters St. Joseph Carondolet
    • 1930 - 1938
      teacher
    • 1956
      member
    • 1963 - 1964
      library consultant, survey Mount Mercy College
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1964
      building consultant, Fontbonne College
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