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Elfrieda Babney McCauley

Elfrieda Babney McCauley, American librarian, educator. Recipient School Library Program of Year award, American Association School Librarians/Britannica, Inc., 1979, Rheta Clark award, Connecticut Educational Media Association, 1982.

Background

  • McCauley, Elfrieda Babney was born on August 11, 1915 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Rudolph Babney and Louise (Hetzel) Babney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1948. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1965. Doctor in Library Science, Columbia University, 1971.

    Career

    • Librarian Milwaukee Public library, 1935—1940. Reporter Religious News Service, New York City, 1941—1943. Freelance public relations, 1943—1946.

      Secretary-treasurer McCauley Enterprises, Greenwich, 1961—1965. Library Greenwich Public Schools, 1965—1969, coordinator media services, from 1969. Visiting lecturer Columbia University, New York City, 1972—1973.

      Associate professor Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1975—1976, Fairfield University, Connecticut, 1977—1978. Delegate White House Commission Libraries and Information Services, 1979—1980. Consultant Educational Mission Teheran, 1975.

      Member doctoral committee Columbia University School Library Science, 1972—1974. Member library/media supervisors group State Department Education, from 1981, member advisory council computers education, from 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Book of Prayers, 1955, Treasury of Faith, 1957, Mill Girl Libraries of New England, 1971, Reading for Young People: New England, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Association School Libraries (chairman supervisors section 1982), Association Educational Data Systems, American Library Association (John Cotton Dana award 1970, 1975), Educational Film Library Association (board directors 1981-1983), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Leon McCauley, June 10, 1938. Children: Brian, Christopher, Kevin, Matthew.
    • father: Rudolph Babney Babney
    • mother: Louise (Hetzel) Babney
    • spouse: Leon McCauley
    • children: Brian McCauley
    • Christopher McCauley
    • Kevin McCauley
    • Matthew McCauley
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    Born August 11, 1915
    Died February 26, 2007
    (aged 91)
    Nationality
    • 1948
      University Wis.-Milw.
    • 1965
      Columbia University
    • 1971
      Columbia University
    • 1935 - 1940
      Librarian Milwaukee Public Library
    • 1941 - 1943
      reporter Religious News Service
    • 1943 - 1946
      freelance public relations
    • 1961 - 1965
      secretary-treasurer McCauley Enterprises
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 1972 - 1973
      visiting lecturer, Columbia University
    • 1972 - 1974
      member, doctoral committee Columbia University School Library Science
    • 1975 - 1976
      associate, professor Pratt Institute
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1975
      consultant, Educational Mission Teheran
    • 1977 - 1978
      associate, professor Pratt Institute
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      delaware White House Commission Libraries and Information Services
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