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Joseph M. Thom

Joseph M. Thom, American librarian. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Thom, Joseph M. was born on October 22, 1919 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Harry and Jennie Thom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, New York University, 1948. Master of Arts, New York University, 1949. Master of Science in liberal studies, Columbia, 1950.

      Postgraduate, Washington University, St. Louis, 1953. Postgraduate, Ohio University, 1959.

    Career

    • Library assistant New York University, 1940-1942, 46-49. Library fellow Brooklyn College, 1949-1950. Chief reference department Washington University, 1950-1953, instructor librarianship, 1950-1954.

      Director Research Information Service of St. Louis, 1954-1955. Supervisor records and library Goodyear Atomic Corporation, 1955-1960. Director libraries Yeshiva University, 1960.

      Librarian Port Jefferson (New York ) Schools. Library and multi-media consultant on design and services.

    Works

    • Editor: Reference Sources in Education, 1953, Personnel Notes and News. Compiler: Reference Sources in Politcal Science, 1953. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Rosenstein, September 1, 1945. Children– Janice Eleanor, Eric Frederick.
    • father: Harry Thom
    • mother: Jennie Thom
    • spouse: Lillian Rosenstein
    • children: Janice Eleanor Thom
    • Eric Frederick Thom
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    Born October 22, 1919
    Died December 14, 1998
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1948
      New York University
    • 1949
      New York University
    • 1950
      Columbia
    • 1953
      Washington University
    • 1959
      Ohio University
    • 1940 - 1942
      Library assistant, New York University
    • 1949 - 1950
      library fellow, Brooklyn College
    • 1954 - 1955
      director, Research Information Service of St. Louis
    • 1955 - 1960
      supervisor records and library Goodyear Atomic Corporation
    • 1960
      director, libraries Yeshiva University
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