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Barbara Jeanne Pilvin, American librarian.


Pilvin, Barbara Jeanne was born on March 4, 1951 in Baltimore. Daughter of Harold and Beatrice (Rich) Pilvin.


AB cum laude, Smith College, 1973. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1976. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1981.


Editorial assistant, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1974;library assistant, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Rockville, Maryland., 1978-1979;special project cataloger, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1984;reference library, Free Library. of Philadelphia, since 1986. Student intern Archives and Manuscripts Dept, McKeldin Library., U. Maryland., College Park, 1981, graduate assistant College of Library. Information Superior vena cava syndrome, 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Mental and Developmental Disabilities: Directory of Legal Advocates, 1982. Co-author, founder, editor newsletter The Alliance, 1987-1989. Contributor articles in A New Day: Voices from Across the Land.


Reader Broadcaster Radio Reading and Taping Services Washington Ear, Silver Spring, 1974-1975, Recordings for the Blind, New Haven, 1977-1978, Radio Information Center for the Blind, Philadelphia, 1983-1986. Volunteer library Stanley Memorial Public Library., Laurel, Maryland, 1982. Member National Organization of Women (delegate national convention Philadelphia chapter 1987), American Library Association (treasurer library instruction round table 1997-2000) American Printing History Association, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (speakers bureau), International Association Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, writing, traveling, reading, figure skating.


Harold Pilvin

Beatrice (Rich) Pilvin