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librarian , Organization executive

Doretha Mae Clayton Barns, American librarian, organization executive. Member Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Alpha Phi.


Barns, Doretha Mae Clayton was born on November 28, 1917 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States.


AB, Fairmont State College, 1939. Master of Arts, West Virginia University, 1940. Bachelor of Science in Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1947.


Teacher, librarian Wetzel County (West Virginia) Schools, 1940-1941. Preston County Schools, 1944-1946. Teaching fellow department English West Virginia University, 1941-1943.

Secretary to dean graduate school, 1942-1944. Cataloguer library, 1947-1948. Director, International relations chairman League of Women Voters, West Virginia, 1969-1989, Second vice president, 1981-1983, 87-89.

Board directors West Virginia affiliate Council of International Programs, 1975-1987.


Member Kappa Delta Pi, Nu Alpha Phi.


Sylvester Richard and Della Pearl (Morgan) Clayton. Married William Derrick Barns, September 3, 1947.

William Derrick Barns