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Mary Dengler Hudgins

Mary Dengler Hudgins, American writer.

Background

  • Hudgins, Mary Dengler was born on November 24, 1901 in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Jackson Wharton and Ida Hudgins (Dengler).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1924. Student, University Wisconsin, 1941. Student, University Chicago, 1940.

      Student, Emory University, 1952. Student, Rice School Spoken Word, 1925.

    Career

    • Teacher Waldo (Arkansas) High School, 1924—1925. Free-lance writer, 1925—1939, since 1960. Librarian Hot Springs Public Library, 1939—1943.

      Medical and general librarian Army & Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, 1943—1959. With Articles Public Encyclopedias, History, Literature, Professional & Popular Publications, Radio, television. Director, Hot Springs Writer's Workshop, 1960—1961.

      Representative Fine Arts Council, Hot Springs, since 1960.

    Works

    • Author: Numerous Magazine Articles field Arkansas. Composer (lyricists, Collector): Donor Colleges & University Arkansiana Fields. Donor endowments Arkansas composers and history researcher University Arkansas.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women (president Hot Springs branch 1927, Arkansas 1st vice president 1929-1930, Arkansas fellowship chairman 1957-1961, representative Fine Arts Council 1961-1962), American Library Association, Fine Arts Center (director, incorporator 1961), Medical Library Association, Arkansas Folklore Association (1st vice president 1958-1959), Southwest Library Association (Arkansas reporter 1955), Medical Library Association, Arkansas Library Association (secretary special libraries div. 1959-1960), Garland County History Society (program chairman 1960, 1961, president 1962-1963), Daughters of the American Revolution, Arkansas Genealogical Society (director 1965-1973), Hot Springs. Member Arkansas History Association 1964-1971, (vice president 1971-1980), Historian Young Women’s Christian Association, Current Book (president Hot Springs 1952, 1964, 1968, 1974), Sabina (president 1935), Altrusa International 1980-1981.

    Connections

    • father: Jackson Wharton .
    • mother: Ida Hudgins (Dengler).
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    • 1924
      University Arkansas
    • 1941
      University Wisconsin
    • 1940
      University Chicago
    • 1952
      Emory University
    • 1925
      Rice School Spoken Word
    • 1924 - 1925
      Teacher, Waldo (Arkansas) High School
    • 1925 - 1939
      free-lance writer
    • 1939 - 1943
      librarian Hot Springs Public Library
    • 1943 - 1959
      medical and general librarian Army & Navy General Hospital
      Hot Springs, Virginia, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      with Articles Public Encyclopedias
      Radio, Dnipropetrovs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
    • 1960
      representative Fine Arts Council
      Hot Springs, Virginia, United States
    • 1960
      free-lance writer
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