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Claudya Barbara Muller, American Librarian. Tommie Dora Barker fellow Emory University, 1967; recipient Good Citizenship award Rotary, Snow Hill, Maryland., 1983.


Muller, Claudya Barbara was born on September 14, 1946 in Furth, Germany. Came to the United States, 1952. Daughter of Ralph Leon and Elfriede Katherine (Hilpert) Burkett.


Bachelor of Arts, Georgia Southern College, 1967;Master of Library Science, Emory University, 1968.


Assistant to head circulation, Georgia State University, 1968-1969;assistant director, War Woman Regional Library, 1970-1972;associate director, Ottumwa Heights College Library, Iowa., 1973;bookmobile librarian, Gallia County District Library, Ohio., 1976;director, Jackson County Public Library, West Virginia, 1976-1978;director, Worcester County Library, Maryland., 1978-1983;state librarian, State of Iowa, Des Moines, 1983-1986;director, Suffolk Cooperative Library System, 1986-1990;executive director, Cuyahoga County Public Library., Cleveland, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: University Press Books for Public Libraries, 1979, 80.


Member American Library Association (editor proceedings small and medium sized library section 1981, standards committee 1986-1990, member architecture for public library committee 1987-1991, committee chair 1989-1991), Library. Administration and Management Association (building and equipment section board directors, member-at-large 1992-1994), Public Library. Association (chairman organization committee 1983-1984, member publications committee 1984-1985, chair committee 1985-1987, new standards task force), New York Library.

Association, Ohio Library. Council (government affairs committee since 1991).


Married William Albert Muller III, December 12, 1965 (divorced 1986). 1 child, Martha Genevieve.

Ralph Leon Burkett

Elfriede Katherine (Hilpert) Burkett

William Albert Muller III

Martha Genevieve Muller