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Alice Brooks Mcguire

educator

Alice Brooks Mcguire, American educator. Recipient Grolier award, 1962. Member American Library Association, Texas library association (librarian of year 1969), American Association School Librarians (president 1954), International Reading Association, American Association University Professors, Association Ednl. Communication and Technology.

Background

Mcguire, Alice Brooks was born on August 9, 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John David and Anna Rebecca (Foster) Brooks.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Smith College, 1923. Bachelor of Science, Drexel U., 1926. Master of Science (Carnegie fellow), Columbia, 1932.

Doctor of Philosophy. (University fellow), University of Chicago, 1958.

Career

Assistant professor library science Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1928-1944. Instructor library science University of Chicago, 1945-1949, director children’s book center, 1945-1949. Librarian Casis School, Austin, Texas, 1951-1968.

Associate professor Graduate School Library Science, University Texas at Austin, 1968-1972. Teacher workshops and summer U. Oregon, University of Southern California, U. Arizona, Columbia, U. Washington. Consultant Compton’s Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1969-1975, Scott Foreman Company, Chicago, 1963-1968.

Works

  • Editor children’s literature The Reading Teacher, 1969-1971.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Texas library association (librarian of year 1969), American Association School Librarians (president 1954), International Reading Association, American Association University Professors, Association Ednl. Communication and Technology.

Connections

Married J. Carson McGuire, May 8, 1947.

father:
John David Brooks

mother:
Anna Rebecca (Foster) Brooks

spouse:
J. Carson McGuire