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library executive

Arnold John Jacobius, German library executive. Recipient Founders Day Achievement award, New York University, 1956, Superior Service award, Library. Congress, Washington, 1979. Member of American Library Association.

Background

Jacobius, Arnold John was born on August 2, 1916 in Augsburg, Bavaria. Arrived in United States, 1940. Son of Salo and Frida (Sommerfeld) Jacobius.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pavia, Italy, 1938. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1940—1941. Master of Science in Library Science, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy in Germanistics, New York University, 1955.

Career

Bibliographer Library. Congress, Washington, 1952—1959. Project director, editor, 1959—1966.

Field director Overseas Service, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1966—1979. Executive director Academia Book Exhibits, Fairfax, Virginia, from 1979. With United States Army, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Works

Membership

Member of American Library Association.

Connections

Married Emmy Schoffel, June 25, 1947. Children: Peter John, Susan Miryam.

father:
Salo Jacobius

mother:
Frida (Sommerfeld) Jacobius

spouse:
Emmy Schoffel

child:
Peter John Jacobius

child:
Susan Miryam Jacobius