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Stephen Elisha James

Stephen Elisha James, American library administrator, educator. Recipient commendation award, Ohio, 1972, City East Point award, 1983. Member of American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association, Mensa, Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Phi Mu.

Background

  • James, Stephen Elisha was born on May 19, 1942 in Montgomery, louisiana, United States. Son of Elisha and Hazel Agatha (Todd) James.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, 1970. Master of Science in Library. Science, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1983.

    Career

    • Library. Cleveland Public Library., 1969—1973. Associate professor Atlanta University, 1976—1987. Assistant director public libraries Saginaw, 1987—1990.

      Director statewide library programs Michigan, 1990—1992. Chief humanities and social services division Library. Congress, from 1992; adjunct professor University Michigan, 1988—1990, Wayne State University, 1990—1992.

      Member advisory board Library. Qua, 1985—1990; board directors Library. Waves, 1985—1988.

    Works

    • Editor: Measuring Quality Library. Service, 1974. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association, Mensa, Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Phi Mu.

    Connections

    • Children: Lydia Yvonne, Stephen Christopher.
    • father: Elisha James
    • mother: Hazel Agatha (Todd) James
    • children: Lydia Yvonne James
    • Stephen Christopher James
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    Died March 23, 2003
    (aged 61)
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    • 1970
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1983
      University Wisconsin
    • 1969 - 1973
      Library Cleveland Public Library
    • 1976 - 1987
      associate, professor Atlanta University
    • 1987 - 1990
      assistant, director public libraries Saginaw
    • 1988 - 1990
      adjunct professor, University Michigan
    • 1990 - 1992
      director, statewide library programs Michigan
    • 1990 - 1992
      adjunct professor, University Michigan
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