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Betsy Lee Burson

Betsy Lee Burson, American librarian. Named Librarian of the Year Texas Library Association, 1995.

Background

  • Burson, Betsy Lee was born on December 16, 1942 in Olney, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Hollis and Lora Elizabeth (Talbott) Burson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Kansas State Teachers College, 1964. Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Library.

      Information Studies, Texas Woman's University, 1987.

    Career

    • With Phoenix Public Library., 1967-1974. Library director Glendale (Arizona) Public Library., 1974-1975. Project archivist Phoenix History Project, 1975-1977.

      Adjunct faculty University Arizona, Tucson, 1979, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1980. Library consultant Louisiana State Library., Baton Rouge, 1982-1985. Library director El Paso Public Library., Texas, 1987-1990, Arlington Public Library., 1990—2001, consultant, since 2001.

    Connections

    • Married Winston Rabb Henderson, June 26, 1976.
    • father: James Hollis Burson
    • mother: Lora Elizabeth (Talbott) Burson
    • spouse: Winston Rabb Henderson
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    Born December 16, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Kansas State Teachers College
    • 1967
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1987
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1967 - 1974
      With Phoenix Public Library
    • 1974 - 1975
      library director, Glendale (Arizona) Public Library
    • 1975 - 1977
      project archivist Phoenix History Project
    • 1979
      adjunct faculty University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1980
      adjunct faculty University Arizona
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      library consultant, Louisiana State Library
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1987 - 1990
      library director, El Paso Public Library
      Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 2001
      library director, El Paso Public Library
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