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David Marshall Stewart, American librarian.


Stewart, David Marshall was born on August 1, 1916 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of David and Mary (Marshall) Stewart.


Bachelor, Bethel College, 1938. British Society for Literature and Science, George Peabody College, 1939.


Circulation assistant Vanderbilt University Library, 1938-1939. County librarian Arkansas Library Commission, 1939-1940. Tennessee supervisor World Pet Association library service projects, 1940-1942.

Librarian Memphis State University, 1942-1946. Special assistant to chief card division Library of Congress, Washington, 1947. Librarian Central Intelligence Agency, 1948-1960.

Chief librarian Nashville Public Library, 1960-1985. Instructor Peabody Library School, 1966-1980. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.


Board directors Council Community Agencies, Nashville, Friends Chamber Music, Nashville, Traverlers Aid, Nashville. Vice president board Middle-E. Tennessee Arthritis Foundation. Member of American Library Association, Public Library.

Association American (chairman standards committee 1964-1965, president 1966-1967), Southeastern Library. Association, Tennessee Library. Association (chairman legislation committee 1961-1965, vice president 1965, president 1966, Honor award 1983), Alumni Association Bethel College (director, Distinguished Alumni award 1992), Coffe House Club (Nashville), Kiwanis.


Married Gladys Carroll, June 9, 1947. 1 child James Marshall.

David Stewart

Mary (Marshall) Stewart

Gladys Carroll

James Marshall Stewart