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Librarian

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, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1979; adjunct faculty, Texas Woman's U., Denton, 1980; library consultant, Louisiana State Library., Baton Rouge, 1982-1985; library director, El Paso (Texas) Public Library., 1987-1990; library director, Arlington (Texas) Public Library., since 1990.

Connections

Married Winston Rabb Henderson, June 26, 1976.

father:
James Hollis Burson

mother:
Lora Elizabeth (Talbott) Burson

spouse:
Winston Rabb Henderson