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Kathryn Renfro Lundy

Kathryn Renfro Lundy was American librarian. Member American Library Association, Nebraska Library. Association (president 1963-1964, Meritorious Service award 1980), American Association of University Women, University Nebraska Emeriti Association, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Lundy, Kathryn Renfro was born on August 15, 1918 in Horse Cave, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Edmund Lovell and Rose (Strader) Renfro.

  • Education

    • Student, Colorado College, 1938. Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, U.Denver, 1939.

    Career

    • Catalog reviser University Denver, summer 1939. Assistant cataloger Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1939-1942. Head cataloger Utah State Agricultural College, Logan, 1942-1943.

      Cataloger Iowa State College, Ames, 1943-1946. Senior assistant librarian catalog department, catalog librarian University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1946-1950, technical svc.librarian to associate director libraries for technical service, 1950-1968, associate director libraries for general services, 1968-1974, acting dir.libraries, summer 1973, library research analyst, 1974-1977, professor planning and research, 1977-1980. Consultant on centralized processing Nebraska Public Library Commission, Lincoln, 1967-1970.

      Consultant Eastern Iowa Community College Libraries at Clinton and Muscatine, 1970.

    Works

    • Author: Women View Librarianship: Nine Perspectives, 1980. Contributor articles to library journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Nebraska Library. Association (president 1963-1964, Meritorious Service award 1980), American Association of University Women, University Nebraska Emeriti Association, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Frank Arthur Lundy, November 12, 1971 (deceased May 1975).
    • father: Edmund Lovell Renfro
    • mother: Rose (Strader) Renfro
    • spouse: Frank Arthur Lundy
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    Nationality
    • 1938
      Colorado College
    • 1939
      U.Denver
    • 1939 - 1942
      assistant, cataloger Stephens College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1942 - 1943
      head, cataloger Utah State Agricultural College
      Logan, Utah, United States
    • 1943 - 1946
      cataloger Iowa State College
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1946 - 1950
      senior, assistant librarian catalog department
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      senior, assistant librarian catalog department
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