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George Vincent Fagan

George Vincent Fagan, American librarian, historian.

Background

  • Fagan, George Vincent was born on October 4, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William J. and Mary A. (Carrigan) Fagan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1940. Master of Arts, Temple University, 1941. Master of Arts in liberal studies, University Denver, 1957.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1954.

    Career

    • Instructor history Temple University, 1940-1941, 46-51. Instructor United States Naval Academy, 1951-1954. Associate editor Air University Press, 1954-1955.

      Associate professor United States Air Force Academy, 1955-1956, professor history and director library, 1956-1969. Professor library science, head librarian Tutt Library, Colorado College, 1969-1983. Library consultant, since 1983.

      Lecturer Regis College, Denver, 1957-1959, University Denver, 1960-1963, University Colorado, 1960-1968. Executive director Colorado Committee for National Library Week, 1959-1963.

    Works

    • Author: Alexander Dallas Bache, Educator, 1941, Study Guide for American History, 1948-1957, Self-Evaluation, United States Air Force Academy, 1958, (with W.W. Jeffries) Geography and National Power, 1953, Pikes Peak Region and United States Air Force Academy, 1962, The Air Force Academy: An Illustrated History, 1988. Contributor articles to periodicals.

    Membership

    Trustee Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1961-1966. Vice president Pikes Peak Srs., Inc., 1982-1987, Colorado Springs Catholic Housing Corporation, since 1983. Co-chairman advisory council Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1984-1988.

    Treasurer Friends of the Air Force Academy Library Inc., since 1986. Commissioned Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942. Advanced through grades to colonel United States Air Force, 1963.

    Connections

    • Married Ernestine M. Hudak, November 21, 1942. Children: George Vincent, William J., John E., Ernestine A.T., Terence P.
    • father: William J. Fagan
    • mother: Mary A. (Carrigan) Fagan
    • spouse: Ernestine M. Hudak
    • children: George Vincent Fagan
    • William J. Fagan
    • John E. Fagan
    • Ernestine A.T. Fagan
    • Terence P. Fagan
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    Nationality
    • 1940
      Temple University
    • 1941
      Temple University
    • 1957
      University Denver
    • 1954
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1940 - 1941
      Instructor, history Temple University
    • 1951 - 1954
      instructor, United States Naval Academy
    • 1954 - 1955
      associate, editor Air University Press
    • 1969 - 1983
      professor, librarian Tutt Library
    • 1969 - 1983
      head, librarian Tutt Library
    • 1983
      library consultant
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