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Dale Monroe Bentz

Dale Monroe Bentz was American librarian. President Iowa City Board Education, 1962-1963; Member Iowa Library Association (president, 1959-1960), American Library Association (president resources and technical services division 1975-1976), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Libraries, Beta Phi Mu (president 1966-1967) Clubs: Triangle (president 1958-1959), University Athletic (secretary 1979-1980).

Background

  • Bentz, Dale Monroe was born on January 3, 1919 in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Solomon Earl and Mary Rebecca (Wonders) Bentz.

  • Education

    • AB, Gettysburg College, 1939. Bachelor of Science in Law.S., University North Carolina Chapel Hill, 1940. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1951.

    Career

    • With Periodicals department University North Carolina Library, Chapel Hill, 1940-1941, Serials Department, Duke University Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1941-1942. Assistant librarian East Carolina Teachers College, Greenville, 1946-1948. Head processing department University Tennessee Library, Knoxville, 1948-1953.

      Associate director libraries University Iowa, Iowa City, 1953-1970, university librarian, 1970-1986, university librarian emeritus, since 1986.

    Works

    • Editor University Tennessee Library Lectures, 1952. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    President Iowa City Board Education, 1962-1963. Member Iowa Library Association (president, 1959-1960), American Library Association (president resources and technical services division 1975-1976), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Libraries, Beta Phi Mu (president 1966-1967) Clubs: Triangle (president 1958-1959), University Athletic (secretary 1979-1980).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Gail Menius, June 13, 1942. Children: Dale Flynn, Thomas Earl, Mary Carolyn.
    • father: Solomon Earl Bentz
    • mother: Mary Rebecca (Wonders) Bentz
    • spouse: Mary Gail Menius
    • children: Dale Flynn Bentz
    • Thomas Earl Bentz
    • Mary Carolyn Bentz
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    Nationality
    • 1939
      Gettysburg College
    • 1940
      University North Carolina Chapel Hill
    • 1951
      University Illinois
    • 1940 - 1941
      With Periodicals department University North Carolina Library
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1941 - 1942
      With Periodicals department University North Carolina Library
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1946 - 1948
      assistant, librarian E. Carolina Teachers College
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1948 - 1953
      head, processing department University Tennessee Library
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1953 - 1970
      associate, director libraries University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1970 - 1986
      associate, director libraries University Iowa
    • 1986
      associate, director libraries University Iowa
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