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Miriam M. Coe

Miriam M. Coe, British librarian, writer, artist. Recipient numerous art awards.

Background

  • Coe, Miriam M. was born on July 1, 1902 in Liverpool, England. Daughter of David Avrom and Shayna Froma (Lippsman) Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana State University. Postgraduate, Louisiana State University. Postgraduate, Winthrop Palmer Graduate Library School, 1959.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Utah State University.

    Career

    • Commercial artist, New York City, 1944-1950. English language tutor, 1944-1960. Librarian Louisiana Temple University, Baton Rouge, 1961-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Librarians' Manual, Librarianship as a Career Field, The Psychology of Music, Development of Education in England, Development of Education in the United States, Careers in Art, Dictionary and Handbook of Photogrammetry and Related Terms, Poems for the Young (also illustrator), Poets, Portraits, Poems and Paintings (also illustrator), Man's Struggle for Survival Against Disaster—Natural and Man-Made, Counter Challenge of Our Time: Answering Mikhail Gorbachev's 27th Congress. Numerous children's storybooks. Numerous published poems.

      Editor: Anthology of World Literature: A Sociological Cyclopedia, Pitirim Sorokin: His Life and Work, Haiku East/West, Ancient Illustrated History of Art Highlighting Painting. Contributor book reviews to magazines and newspapers. Composer songs Our Land, I'm Praying For Him.

      Developer original color system for teaching typing, spectrum color system for teaching music theory. Inventor Euclidean typeface, adjuncts for mechanism in constructing typewriters.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (college research section), Louisiana Library Association, Southwestern Library Association, American Association School Librarians, American Association State Librarians, Roundtable for the Blind, Friends of Louisiana State University Library, Friends of Louisiana Archives, American Museum Women Artists, National Trust for History Preservation, American Society of Artists, American Association Political and Social Sciences, American History Society, American Association Natural History, American Sociological Association, American Judicature Society, American Public Health Association, Liverpool Psychological Society, American Society Photogrammetry, Deep South Guild Writers and Artists, Smithsonian Associates, Louisiana Watercolor Society, American Association Museum, Louisiana Art and Artists Guild, National Society for Literature and The Arts, Association Louisiana Art and Artists, National Society Published Poets, Louisiana Society Poets, Southwestern Poetry Society, Academy American Poets, National Vegetarian Union, American Dickens League (honorary), Winthrop Palmer Graduate College Alumni Association, Louisiana State University Alumni Association, Alpha Beta Alpha. Clubs: Commerce.

    Connections

    • father: David Avrom Cohen
    • mother: Shayna Froma (Lippsman) Cohen
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    Born July 1, 1902
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Winthrop Palmer Graduate Library School
    • 1944 - 1950
      Commercial artist
    • 1944 - 1960
      English language tutor
    • 1961 - 1969
      librarian Louisiana Temple University
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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