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Johanna Eleonore Tallman

Johanna Eleonore Tallman, American former library administrator. Fulbright lecturer Brazil, 1966-1967.

Background

  • Tallman, Johanna Eleonore was born on August 18, 1914 in Luebeck, Germany. Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1930. Daughter of Friedrich Franz and Johanna Cornelia (Voget) Allerding.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Los Angeles Junior College, 1934. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1936. Certified in Librarianship, 1937.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian San Marino (California) Public Library, 1937-1938. Various positions Los Angeles County Public Library, 1938-1940, technical reference librarian, 1940-1942. Assistant librarian Pacific Aeronautical Library, Hollywood, California, 1942-1943, head librarian, 1943-1944.

      Librarian Engineering and Mathematics Sciences Library, University California, Los Angeles, 1945-1973. Coordinator physical science libraries University California, 1962-1973. Faculty School Library Service, 1961-1973.

      Director libraries California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1973-1982. Director re-cataloging project United States Naval Ordnance Test Station Library., China Lake, California, 1951. Consultant to industrial, research, educational institutions, 1950-1973.

      Member trade advisory committee for library assistants Los Angeles Trade Technology College, 1958-1973.

    Works

    • Author: Check Out a Librarian, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President Zonta Club Pasadena, 1976-1978, United Service Clubs Officers Association, 1978-1979, 88-89, 90-91, Fine Arts Club Pasadena, 1982-1984. Trustee Pasadena History Society, 1980-1990. Member American Library Association (chairman engineering school libraries section 1949-1950), California Library Association (chairman college, university and research libraries section Southern district 1954), Special Libraries Association (president Southern California chapter 1965-1966, chairman science-technical division 1969-1970), Librarians Association University California (president 1971).

    Connections

    • Married Lloyd Anthony Tallman, May 8, 1954 (deceased).
    • father: Friedrich Franz Allerding
    • mother: Johanna Cornelia (Voget) Allerding
    • spouse: Lloyd Anthony Tallman
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    Born August 18, 1914
    Died November 28, 1993
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1934
      Los Angeles Junior College
    • 1936
      University California
    • 1937 - 1938
      Assistant, librarian San Marino (California) Public Library
    • 1938 - 1940
      various positions Los Angeles County Public Library
    • 1940 - 1942
      various positions Los Angeles County Public Library
    • 1942 - 1943
      assistant, librarian Pacific Aeronautical Library
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1945 - 1973
      librarian Engineer, engineering and Mathematical Sciences Library
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1961 - 1973
      faculty School Library Service
    • 1962 - 1973
      coordinator, physical science libraries University California
    • 1973 - 1982
      director, libraries California Institute of Technology
      Pasadena, California, United States
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