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Leland Summers Dutton

Leland Summers Dutton, American librarian. Elder Presbyterian Church; Member American Library Association, Ohio Library. Association (president 1941, executive board 1942-1945), Oxford Museum Association (president 1954), College and Research Libraries Association.

Background

  • Dutton, Leland Summers was born on March 9, 1905 in Lorain, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Evalena May (Summers) Dutton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1929. Bachelor of Science in Library. Science, Columbia University, 1932.

      Psotgrad., Columbia University, 1939.

    Career

    • Assistant loan department Miami University Library., Oxford, 1929-1931. Assistant genealogy and local history New York Public Library., 1931-1934. Loan library Miami University Library., Oxford, 1934-1938, reference library, 1939-1956, director libraries, chairman department library science, 1956-1959, professor, 1961-1991, research resources library, 1970-1991.

    Works

    • Contributor articles, reviews to professional journals.

    Membership

    Elder Presbyterian Church. Member American Library Association, Ohio Library. Association (president 1941, executive board 1942-1945), Oxford Museum Association (president 1954), College and Research Libraries Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Genevieve Clitty, December 24, 1937. Children: Lee Summers, Lynore Evalena.
    • father: Joseph Dutton
    • mother: Evalena May (Summers) Dutton
    • spouse: Ruth Genevieve Clitty
    • children: Lee Summers Dutton
    • Lynore Evalena Dutton
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    Born March 9, 1905
    Died October 2, 1991
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1929
      Miami University
    • 1932
      Columbia University
    • 1939
      Columbia University
    • 1929 - 1931
      Assistant, loan department Miami University Library
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1931 - 1934
      assistant, genealogy and local history New York Public Library
    • 1934 - 1938
      loan library Miami University Library
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1939 - 1956
      loan library Miami University Library
    • 1970 - 1991
      loan library Miami University Library
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