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Claribel Ruth Barnett

Claribel Ruth Barnett, American librarian. Member American Library Association (2d vice president 1921, 22), District of Columbia library association (president 1929-1930), Agricultural History Society, American Association University Women, Washington Academy Sciences, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Beta Kappa; Club: A.A.A.W.

Background

  • Barnett, Claribel Ruth was born on March 26, 1872 in Kent, Ohio, United States. Daughter of George and Lucina (Deuel) Barnett.

  • Education

    • Kent High School; W. Reserve Academy. University of Michigan, Ph. B.; New York State Library School, Bachelor of Library Science United States Department of Agriculture Library, Cataloguer, 1895-1900.

      Assistant Librarian, 1901-1907. Librarian. since 1907.

    Career

    • With library of unites states department of Agriculture, 1895-1940, 1st as cataloguer, assistant librarian, 1901, librarian, July 1907-November 15, 1940. Organized agricultural libraries section of American Library Association (chairman 1910-1914, 27). Member Library Advisory Wage Committee of Joint Congressional Commision on Reclassification of Salaries, 1919-1920.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (2d vice president 1921, 22), District of Columbia library association (president 1929-1930), Agricultural History Society, American Association University Women, Washington Academy Sciences, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: A.A.A.W.
    • Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army and Navy (Boston, Massachusetts), Country.

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    • father: George Barnett
    • mother: Lucina (Deuel) Barnett
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    Born March 26, 1872
    Died March 6, 1951
    (aged 78)
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