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Doretha Mae Clayton Barns

Doretha Mae Clayton Barns, American librarian, organization executive. Member Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Alpha Phi.

Background

  • Barns, Doretha Mae Clayton was born on November 28, 1917 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States.

  • Education

    • AB, Fairmont State College, 1939. Master of Arts, West Virginia University, 1940. Bachelor of Science in Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1947.

    Career

    • Teacher, librarian Wetzel County (West Virginia) Schools, 1940-1941. Preston County Schools, 1944-1946. Teaching fellow department English West Virginia University, 1941-1943.

      Secretary to dean graduate school, 1942-1944. Cataloguer library, 1947-1948. Director, International relations chairman League of Women Voters, West Virginia, 1969-1989, Second vice president, 1981-1983, 87-89.

      Board directors West Virginia affiliate Council of International Programs, 1975-1987.

    Works

    • Author: An Outline of the West Virginia Merit System, 1957. West Virginia's Interest in Foreign Trade, 1971. International Services Available to West Virginia Businesses, 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Society of Friends

    Membership

    Member Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Alpha Phi.

    Connections

    • Sylvester Richard and Della Pearl (Morgan) Clayton. Married William Derrick Barns, September 3, 1947.
    • spouse: William Derrick Barns
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    Died March 19, 1997
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Fairmont State College
    • 1940
      West Virginia University
    • 1947
      Western Reserve University
    • 1940 - 1941
      Teacher
    • 1941 - 1943
      teaching fellow, department English West Virginia University
    • 1942 - 1944
      secretary, to dean graduate school
    • 1944 - 1946
      Preston County Schools
    • 1947 - 1948
      cataloguer library
    • 1969 - 1989
      director, ational relations chairman League of Women Voters
      West Virginia, United States
    • 1969 - 1989
      Intern, ational relations chairman League of Women Voters
      West Virginia, United States
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