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Lisa Muriel Browar

Lisa Muriel Browar, American librarian. Certified in fund raising management 2001. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries (secretary rare books and manuscripts section 1987-1989, chair, 1994-1995, editor since 1999), Society of America Archivists, Bibliographical Society of America, Grolier Club.

Background

  • Browar, Lisa Muriel was born on January 22, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Elliott Andrew and Shirley (Kahn) Browar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Literature, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1977. Master in English Literature, University Kansas, 1976.

      Executive Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana U.-Purdue. University, Indianapolis, 2006.

    Career

    • Assistant curator Beinecke Library. Yale University, New Haven, 1979-1981, archivist Sterling Memorial Library., 1981-1982. Curator special collections Vassar College Library., Poughkeepsie, New York, 1982-1987.

      Assistant director rare books and manuscripts New York Public Library., New York City, 1987-1996. Director The Lilly Library., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1996-2001. Library for English and American literature, philosophy and film studies Main Library., Indiana University, 2001—2002.

      University library New School University, New York City, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in fund raising management 2001.

    Works

    • Editor RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, 1999-2003.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries (secretary rare books and manuscripts section 1987-1989, chair, 1994-1995, editor since 1999), Society of America Archivists, Bibliographical Society of America, Grolier Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Opera, theater, photography.

    Connections

    • father: Elliott Andrew Browar
    • mother: Shirley (Kahn) Browar
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    Born January 22, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Indiana University
    • 1977
      Indiana University
    • 1976
      University Kansas
    • 2006
      Indiana U.-Purdue. University
    • 1979 - 1981
      Assistant, curator Beinecke Library Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      Assistant, curator Beinecke Library Yale University
    • 1982 - 1987
      curator special collections Vassar College Library
      Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
    • 1987 - 1996
      assistant, director rare books and manuscripts New York Public Library
    • 1996 - 2001
      director, The Lilly Library
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 2001 - 2002
      library for English and American literature
    • 2002
      university library New School University
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