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Katharine Martin Stokes

Katharine Martin Stokes, American librarian. Member American Library Association, American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, District of Columbia Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Stokes, Katharine Martin was born on November 26, 1906 in Hoguestown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Sumner and Georgia (Martin) Stokes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Simmons College, 1928. Master of Arts in Library. Science, University Michigan, 1945.

      Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1959.

    Career

    • Assistant library Ludington Memorial Library., Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1928-1930. Catalogue and circulation assistant Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Public Library., 1930-1931. Circulation library Pennsylvania State College Library., 1931-1940, assistant library, 1940-1945.

      Acting reference library Swarthmore College, 1940. Circulation library University Illinois Library., 1945-1948. Library Western Michigan University Library., 1948-1966, director libraries, 1966-1967.

      College and university library specialist division library services United States Office Education, 1967-1972. Conference secretary local arrangements committee on planning District of Columbia meeting International Federation Library. Associations, 1974.

    Works

    • Editor Michigan Library., 1949-1951. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, District of Columbia Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.

    Connections

    • father: Charles Sumner Stokes
    • mother: Georgia (Martin) Stokes
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    Born November 26, 1906
    Died October 21, 1989
    (aged 82)
    Nationality
    • 1928
      Simmons College
    • 1945
      University Michigan
    • 1955
      University Michigan
    • 1959
      University Michigan
    • 1928 - 1930
      Assistant, library Ludington Memorial Library
      Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1930 - 1931
      catalogue and circulation assistant, Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Public Library
    • 1940
      acting reference library Swarthmore College
    • 1945 - 1948
      circulation library University Illinois Library
    • 1967 - 1972
      college and university library specialist, division library services United States Office Education
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