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Estelle Brodman

Estelle Brodman, American librarian, retired educator. Recipient Holloway award Archivists and Libraries in History of Health Science, 1993.

Background

  • Brodman, Estelle was born on June 1, 1914 in New York City. Daughter of Henry and Nettie (Sameth) Brodman.

  • Education

    • AB, Cornell University, 1935. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1936. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1943.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1954. Post-doctoral study, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959. Post-doctoral study, University New Mexico, 1960.

      Honorary Doctor of Science, University Illinois, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian Cornell University School Nursing Library, New York City, 1936-1937. Assistant medical librarian Columbia Libraries, 1937-1949. Assistant librarian for reference services National Library Medicine, Washington, 1949-1961.

      Librarian, associate professor medical history Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1961-1964, librarian, professor medical history, 1964-1981, librarian, professor medical history emerita, from 1981. Documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations, Central Family Planning Institute, New Delhi, 1967-1968, World Health Organization, New Delhi, 1970, Manila, 1983, ECAFE, Bangkok, 1973, Agency for International Development, 1975, United Nations Population Fund, 1976. Member President's Commission Libraries, 1968-1970, Missouri Governor's Advisory Commission Libraries, 1977-1978.

      Study section National Institutes of Health, 1971-1975, chairman, 1973-1975. Instructor Columbia University, 1946-1952, 84, Catholic University American, 1957. Visiting professor Keio University, Tokyo, 1962, University Missouri, 1971, 73, Washington University Medical School, 1964-1981.

    Works

    • Author: Development of Medical Bibliography, 1954, Japanese translation, 1994. Author: Bibliographical Lists for Medical Libraries, 1950. Editor: Bulletin Medical Library.

      Association, 1947-1957. Guest editor New Jersey Medicine, 1988.

    Membership

    Member Medical Library. Association (president 1964-1965, special award 1957, Noyes award 1971, Gottlieb award 1977, Frank B. Rogers information advancement award 1985, centennial award 1998), Special Libraries Association (board directors 1949-1952, John Cotton Dana award 1981), American Association History Medicine, New Jersey Medical History Society (treasurer 1985-1988, vice president 1988-1992).

    Connections

    • father: Henry Brodman
    • mother: Nettie (Sameth) Brodman
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    Born June 1, 1914
    Died March 1, 2007
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1935
      Cornell University
    • 1936
      Columbia University
    • 1943
      Columbia University
    • 1954
      Columbia University
    • 1959
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1960
      University New Mexico
    • 1975
      University Illinois
    • 1936 - 1937
      Assistant, librarian Cornell University School Nursing Library
    • 1937 - 1949
      assistant, medical librarian Columbia Libraries
    • 1949 - 1961
      assistant, librarian for reference services National Library Medicine
      Washington, United States
    • 1964 - 1981
      librarian
    • 1967 - 1968
      documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1970
      documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1973
      documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations
      Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
    • 1976
      documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations
    • 1983
      documentation expert United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations
      Manila, Philippines, Philippines
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