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A. Frances Scholten

A. Frances Scholten, American medical librarian. License school librarian, New Jersey. Wilson College scholar.


  • Scholten, A. Frances was born on June 2, 1919 in New Hurley, New York, United States. Daughter of George Benjamin and Adriana Talmage (Otte) Scholten.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1940. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1961.


    • Dye lab assistant American Cyanamid Company, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1941-1942, sales secretary, 1942-1944. Secretary to superintendent schools Glen Rock (New Jersey) Board Education, 1944-1958, junior high school librarian, 1958-1973, attendance officer, 1973-1974. Medical library American Cyanamid Company, Wayne, New Jersey, 1974-1984.

    Major achievements

    • License school librarian, New Jersey.


    • Member book review advisory committee Library. Journal, 1964-1966.


    Member New Jersey Association School Secretaries (president 1949-1951), New Jersey Education Association (member delegate assembly 1971-1973, travel committee 1968-1971, pension policy committee 1971-1973, 73-75, delegate to National Education Association convention 1972-1974), National Education Association, American Library Association.



    Travel, music, reading, bridge.


    • father: George Benjamin Scholten
    • mother: Adriana Talmage (Otte) Scholten
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    Born June 2, 1919
    • 1940
      Wilson College
    • 1961
      Rutgers University
    • 1941 - 1942
      Dye lab assistant, American Cyanamid Company
      Bound Brook, New Jersey, United States
    • 1944 - 1958
      secretary, to superintendent schools Glen Rock (New Jersey) Board Education
    • 1958 - 1973
      secretary, to superintendent schools Glen Rock (New Jersey) Board Education
    • 1974 - 1984
      medical library American Cyanamid Company
      Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
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