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Jack Dalton

Jack Dalton, American librarian, educator. Member American Library Association.

Background

  • Dalton, Jack was born on March 21, 1908 in Holland, Virginia, United States. Son of John Preston and Selma Hatcher (Butler) Dalton.

  • Education

    • Student, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1927. Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1930. Master of Science, University Virginia, 1935.

      Student, University Michigan, 1936.

    Career

    • Instructor in English, Virginia Poly Institute, 1930-1934. Reference librarian University Virginia, 1936-1942, associate librarian, 1942-1950, librarian, 1950-1956. Director international relations office American Library Association, 1956-1959.

      Dean School Library Service Columbia University, 1959-1970, professor, director Library Development Center, 1970-1979. Consultant, from 1979.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Armistead Gochnauer, September 6, 1933. 1 son, John Preston, III.
    • father: John Preston Dalton
    • mother: Selma Hatcher (Butler) Dalton
    • spouse: Mary Armistead Gochnauer
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    Born March 21, 1908
    Died July 7, 2000
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1930
      University Virginia
    • 1935
      University Virginia
    • 1936
      University Michigan
    • 1930 - 1934
      Instructor, in English
    • 1936 - 1942
      reference librarian University Virginia
    • 1942 - 1950
      reference librarian University Virginia
    • 1950 - 1956
      reference librarian University Virginia
    • 1956 - 1959
      director, international relations office A.L.A.
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