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Elizabeth Schmidt Crahan

Elizabeth Schmidt Crahan, American librarian. Member of American Association History Medicine, George Dock Society History of Medicine, Friends of the University of California at Los Angeles Library. (president 1977-1979, secretary 1978-1997), Zamorano Club.

Background

  • Crahan, Elizabeth Schmidt was born on October 6, 1913 in Cleveland. Daughter of Edward and Margaret (Adams) Schmidt.

  • Education

    • Student, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1931—1932. Bachelor of Architecture, University Southern California, 1937. Master of Library Science, University Southern California, 1960.

    Career

    • Reference library Los Angeles County Medical Association, Los Angeles, 1960—1961, head reference library, 1961—1967, assistant library, 1967—1978, director library services, 1978—1990.

    Membership

    Member of American Association History Medicine, George Dock Society History of Medicine, Friends of the University of California at Los Angeles Library. (president 1977-1979, secretary 1978-1997), Zamorano Club.

    Connections

    • Married Kenneth Acker, 1938 (divorced 1968). Children: Margaret Miller, John Acker, Steven Acker, Charles Acker. Married Marcus E. Crahan, December 16, 1968.
    • father: Edward Schmidt
    • mother: Margaret (Adams) Schmidt
    • spouses: Kenneth Acker
    • Marcus E. Crahan
    • children: Margaret Miller Crahan
    • John Acker Crahan
    • Steven Acker Crahan
    • Charles Acker Crahan
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    Born October 6, 1913
    Nationality
    • 1937
      University Southern California
    • 1960
      University Southern California
    • 1960 - 1961
      Reference library Los Angeles County Medical Association