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Leona Haviland

Leona Haviland, American librarian. Member of American Library Association, South Street Seaport Museum, Smithsonian Associates, New York General & Biographical Society, Long Island History Society, Special Libraries Association (past group membership chairman), Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Beta Alpha.

Background

  • Haviland, Leona was born on November 10, 1916 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Howard Brush and Ada Grace (Jewell) Haviland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1940. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1951. Postgrad, Columbia University, 1943.

      Postgrad, Columbia University, 1960.

    Career

    • Junior assistant Ferguson Library., Stamford, 1936—1937, with, 1938—1939, senior assistant, 1940—1944. Student assistant University Alabama, 1937—1940. Assistant to cataloguer United States National Museum Library., Washington, 1944—1948.

      Library Arts & Industries Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1948—1950. Reference library United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, 1952—1977. Member council Young Women’s Christian Association, Washington, 1945—1947.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, South Street Seaport Museum, Smithsonian Associates, New York General & Biographical Society, Long Island History Society, Special Libraries Association (past group membership chairman), Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Beta Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Warren John Burke Haviland, September 10, 1973.
    • father: Howard Brush Haviland
    • mother: Ada Grace (Jewell) Haviland
    • spouse: Warren John Burke Haviland
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    Born November 10, 1916
    Nationality
    • 1940
      University Alabama
    • 1951
      University Illinois
    • 1943
      Columbia University
    • 1960
      Columbia University
    • 1936 - 1937
      Junior assistant, Ferguson Library
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1937 - 1940
      student assistant, University Alabama
    • 1938 - 1939
      Junior assistant, Ferguson Library
    • 1944 - 1948
      assistant, to cataloguer United States National Museum Library
      Washington, United States
    • 1948 - 1950
      library Arts & Industries Museum
    • 1952 - 1977
      reference library United States Merchant Marine Academy
      Kings Point, Newfoundland, Canada
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