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Louis Augustine Kenney

Louis Augustine Kenney was American librarian. Vice president San Diego Alliance for Mentally Ill, 1985-1988, 90-92, president, 1989. Member San Diego Opera Association, Friends of Malcolm A. Love Library., San Diego State University; American Library Association, California Library. Association (district president 1965), San Diego State University Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Mortar Board.

Background

  • Kenney, Louis Augustine was born on February 28, 1917 in Dorchester, Nebraska, United States. Son of Frank J. and Amelia (Peter) Kenney.

  • Education

    • AB, Nebraska State Teachers College, 1939. Bachelor of Library Science, University Illinois, 1940. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1947.

      Postgraduate, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian Engineering Library, University Illinois, 1940-1941, 46, bibliographer acquisition department, 1947-1948, serials cataloger, 1955-1957. Acquisition librarian University Notre Dame, 1948-1954. Chief technical services Illinois State Library, 1957-1959.

      Chief librarian Air Force Institute of Technology, 1959-1960. University librarian San Diego State University, 1961-1980, university librarian emeritus, 1981-1993.

    Works

    Membership

    Vice president San Diego Alliance for Mentally Ill, 1985-1988, 90-92, president, 1989. Member San Diego Opera Association, Friends of Malcolm A. Love Library., San Diego State University. American Library Association, California Library.

    Association (district president 1965), San Diego State University Alumni Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Mortar Board.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Signer, July 17, 1950. Children: Martin, Bonita, Philip, Douglas.
    • father: Frank J. Kenney
    • mother: Amelia (Peter) Kenney
    • spouse: Josephine Signer
    • children: Martin Kenney
    • Bonita Kenney
    • Philip Kenney
    • Douglas Kenney
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    Born February 28, 1917
    Died December 10, 1993
    (aged 76)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Nebraska State Teachers College
    • 1940
      University Illinois
    • 1947
      University Illinois
    • 1950
      University Zürich
    • 1960
      University Maryland
    • 1940 - 1941
      Assistant, librarian Engineering Library
    • 1947 - 1948
      Assistant, librarian Engineering Library
    • 1948 - 1954
      acquisition librarian University Notre Dame
    • 1955 - 1957
      Assistant, librarian Engineering Library
    • 1957 - 1959
      chief technical services Illinois State Library
    • 1959 - 1960
      Technology, chief librarian Air Force Institute
    • 1961 - 1980
      university librarian San Diego State University
    • 1981 - 1993
      university librarian San Diego State University
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