logo logo

Marian Catherine Manley

Marian Catherine Manley, American librarian. Recipient Lippincott award, 1953.


  • Manley, Marian Catherine was born on June 17, 1892 in Atchison, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Reuben and Harriet (Stringfellow) Manley.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts (honorary), Rutgers University, 1950.


    • Administrative assistant Newark Public Library, 1915-1920, head fiction department, 1923-1925, business branch librarian, 1926-1954. Head adult department Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library, 1920-1923. Library consultant

      Lecturer Rutgers University School Business Administration, Graduate School Library Service, 1956.



    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Chairman, member committee economic development Library Service, from 1944. Member Summit (New Jersey) Library Board, 1947-1959. Member Special Libraries Association (chairman commercial technical group, chairman membership committee, 1932-1934, executive board, 1935-1939, president New Jersey chapter 1937-1939, chairman training and recruiting committee 1937-1939, elected Hall of Fame 1959), American Library Association (activities committee 1937-1939, candidate for executive board 1940, nominating committee 1942, editorial committee 1942-1944, chairman committee on relations with local groups), New Jersey Library Association (vice president 1945-1946, president 1946-1947).


    • Married Gerald Haldane Winser, October 18, 1924.
    • father: Reuben Manley
    • mother: Harriet (Stringfellow) Manley
    • spouse: Gerald Haldane Winser
    See on larger map
    Born June 17, 1892
    • 1950
      Rutgers University
    • 1920 - 1923
      head, adult department Sioux City (Iowa) Public Library
    • 1926 - 1954
      Administrative assistant, Newark Public Library