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Donald Brown Engley

university librarian

Donald Brown Engley, American university librarian. Decorated Bronze Star. Trustee Watkinson Library, Hartford, Stowe-Day Foundation Served to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Connecticut Library Association (past president), Connecticut History Society (trustee), Amherst Association Connecticut, Grolier Club (New York City), Acorn of Connecticut Club, Columbiad Club.

Background

Engley, Donald Brown was born on July 19, 1917 in Stafford Springs, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank Ballantine and Annie (Brown) Engley.

Education

Bachelor, Amherst College, 1939. Master of Arts (honorary), Amherst College, 1959. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, Columbia University, 1941.

Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1947.

Career

Library assistant Amherst College, 1936-1940, Columbia, 1940-1941, New York Public Library, 1941. Librarian American Army University, Biarritz, France, 1945, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, 1947-1949. Associate librarian Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1951, librarian, 1951-1972.

Associate university librarian Yale University, 1972-1982, supervisor Lewis Walpole Library, 1982-1987. Secretary Trinity College Library Associates, 1951-1972. Advisory committee Mark Twain Memorial and Library Commission, Hartford, since 1954.

Chairman Connecticut Governor's Committee Libraries, 1961-1963. Member Connecticut State Library Committee, 1964-1973. Member university council library committee Yale, 1966-1970.

Membership

Trustee Watkinson Library, Hartford, Stowe-Day Foundation Served to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Connecticut Library Association (past president), Connecticut History Society (trustee), Amherst Association Connecticut, Grolier Club (New York City), Acorn of Connecticut Club, Columbiad Club.

Connections

Married Hope I. Lummis, October 31, 1942.

father:
Frank Ballantine Engley

mother:
Annie (Brown) Engley

spouse:
Hope I. Lummis