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Donald Brown Engley

Donald Brown Engley, American university librarian. Decorated Bronze Star. Trustee Watkinson Library, Hartford, Stowe-Day Foundation Served to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Connecticut Library Association (past president), Connecticut History Society (trustee), Amherst Association Connecticut, Grolier Club (New York City), Acorn of Connecticut Club, Columbiad Club.

Background

  • Engley, Donald Brown was born on July 19, 1917 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank Ballantine and Annie (Brown) Engley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Amherst College, 1939. Master of Arts (honorary), Amherst College, 1959. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, Columbia University, 1941.

      Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1947.

    Career

    • Library assistant Amherst College, 1936-1940, Columbia, 1940-1941, New York Public Library, 1941. Librarian American Army University, Biarritz, France, 1945, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, 1947-1949. Associate librarian Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1951, librarian, 1951-1972.

      Associate university librarian Yale University, 1972-1982, supervisor Lewis Walpole Library, 1982-1987. Secretary Trinity College Library Associates, 1951-1972. Advisory committee Mark Twain Memorial and Library Commission, Hartford, since 1954.

      Chairman Connecticut Governor's Committee Libraries, 1961-1963. Member Connecticut State Library Committee, 1964-1973. Member university council library committee Yale, 1966-1970.

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Trustee Watkinson Library, Hartford, Stowe-Day Foundation Served to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Connecticut Library Association (past president), Connecticut History Society (trustee), Amherst Association Connecticut, Grolier Club (New York City), Acorn of Connecticut Club, Columbiad Club.

    Connections

    • Married Hope I. Lummis, October 31, 1942.
    • father: Frank Ballantine Engley
    • mother: Annie (Brown) Engley
    • spouse: Hope I. Lummis
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    • 1939
      Amherst College
    • 1959
      Amherst College
    • 1941
      Columbia University
    • 1947
      University Chicago
    • 1936 - 1940
      Library assistant, Amherst College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1940 - 1941
      Library assistant, Amherst College
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1941
      Library assistant, Amherst College
    • 1945
      librarian American Army University
      Biarritz, Aquitaine, France
    • 1947 - 1949
      librarian American Army University
      Northfield, Minnesota, United States
    • 1949 - 1951
      associate librarian Trinity College
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1951 - 1972
      associate librarian Trinity College
    • 1972 - 1982
      associate university librarian Yale University
    • 1982 - 1987
      associate university librarian Yale University
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