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David A. Kronick

librarian

David A. Kronick, American librarian. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1964, Council on Library Resources, 1972. Vice president South Texas Health Education Center, San Antonio, 1970-1980; president San Antonio Chamber Music Society, 1976-1979. Served to captain United States Army, 1944-1946; Fellow Medical Library Association; member History Science Society, American Association for History of Medicine.

Background

Kronick, David A. was born on October 5, 1917 in Connelsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Barnett L. and Rose (Miller) Kronick.

Education

Bachelor, Adelbert College, 1939. Bachelor of Science in Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1956.

Career

Librarian Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, 1946-1949. Librarian University Michigan Medical Library., Ann Arbor, 1955-1959. Director Cleveland Medical Library, Cleveland, 1959-1964.

Chief reference director National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 1964-1965. Director University Texas Health Science Center library, San Antonio, 1965-1984. Business manager Medical Library Association, Chicago, 1958-1959, member board, 1967-1968.

President Texas Council Health Science Libraries, 1968-1969. Member review committee National Library Medicine, 1969-1973.

Achievements

  • Avocations: chamber music. Gardening.

Works

book Our Better Angels: Stories of Disability in Life, Science, and Literature book Literature of the Life Sciences book Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America, embracing History, Statesmanship, Naval and Military Life, Philosophy, The Drama, Science, Literature and Art, with Biographies (Two volumes, complete) book Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America: Embracing History, Statesmanship, Naval and Militay Life, Philospohy, The Drama, Science, Literature and Art, with Biographies (Complete in Two Volumes)

Membership

Vice president South Texas Health Education Center, San Antonio, 1970-1980. President San Antonio Chamber Music Society, 1976-1979. Served to captain United States Army, 1944-1946.

Fellow Medical Library Association. Member History Science Society, American Association for History of Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: chamber music. Gardening.

Connections

Married Marilyn Abramson, October 25, 1959. Children– Steven Leonard, Leah.

father:
Barnett L. Kronick

mother:
Rose (Miller) Kronick

spouse:
Marilyn Abramson

children:
Steven Leonard Kronick

Leah Kronick