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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 of Arts, Amherst College, 1939;Master of Arts (honorary), Amherst College, 1959;Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, Columbia University, 1941;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1947.

Career

Library assistant, Amherst College, 1936-1940;Library assistant, Columbia, 1940-1941;Library assistant, New York Public Library, 1941;librarian, American Army U., Biarritz, France, 1945;librarian, Norwich U., Northfield, Vermont, 1947-1949;associate librarian, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1951;librarian, Trinity College, 1951-1972;associate university librarian, Yale University, 1972-1982;supervisor Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, 1982-1987. Secretary Trinity College Library Associates, 1951-1972. Advising 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