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Louise Richardson

Louise Richardson, American librarian. Member American Library Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, Southeastern (Tennessee Valley Authority Project committee 1951-1952), Florida (treasurer 1928-1930, president 1932-1933) library associations, Florida History Society, Florida Education Association, U.D.C., Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Richardson, Louise was born on November 22, 1889 in Gaffney, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Anna Olivia (Wingo) Richardson.

  • Education

    • AB, Limestone College, 1909. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Pratt Institute Library School, 1913. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1925.

      Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1931. AM, University South Carolina, 1927.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian University North Carolina, 1913-1914. Children's librarian Hibbing (Minnesota) Public Library, 1914-1915, Eveleth Public Library, 1915-1917. Librarian Meredith College, 1917-1918, Homewood branch Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, 1918-1919, Florida State University, 1919-1953, librarian archives and special collections, from 1954.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Christians exercising their rights as responsible citizens may choose to endorse candidates for political office as part of the exercise of their engagement of culture.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, Southeastern (Tennessee Valley Authority Project committee 1951-1952), Florida (treasurer 1928-1930, president 1932-1933) library associations, Florida History Society, Florida Education Association, U.D.C., Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • father: William Henry Richardson
    • mother: Anna Olivia (Wingo) Richardson
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    Nationality
    • 1909
      Limestone College
    • 1913
      Pratt Institute Library School
    • 1925
      University Chicago
    • 1931
      Columbia University
    • 1927
      University South Carolina
    • 1913 - 1914
      Assistant, librarian University North Carolina
    • 1914 - 1915
      children's librarian Hibbing (Minnesota) Public Library
    • 1915 - 1917
      children's librarian Hibbing (Minnesota) Public Library
    • 1917 - 1918
      librarian Meredith College
    • 1918 - 1919
      librarian Meredith College
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1919 - 1953
      librarian Meredith College
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