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Library science educator

Dorothy Esther Rowland, American library science educator retired. Member Women's Fellowship, Prospect Senior Citizens, Amaranth (historian since 1981), Order of the Eastern Star, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Rowland, Dorothy Esther was born on January 25, 1914 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Clifford Frank and Esther Emaranth (Gothberg) Rowland.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Connecticut, 1937. Master of Science in Library. Science, Syracuse University, 1950.

Career

Chief of art, music room, head of films and recordings, Hartford (Connecticut) Public Library., 1937-1950; assistant professor, librarian, head of public services, Westfield (Massachusetts) State College, 1952-1969. Part time lecturer to groups, since 1941.

Achievements

  • Avocations: ecology, horticulture, antiques. While at Hartford Public Library., initiated record library which began a trend to include records and, later, films in library circulating departments.

Membership

Member Women's Fellowship, Prospect Senior Citizens, Amaranth (historian since 1981), Order of the Eastern Star, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ecology, horticulture, antiques. While at Hartford Public Library., initiated record library which began a trend to include records and, later, films in library circulating departments.

Connections

father:
Clifford Frank Rowland

mother:
Esther Emaranth (Gothberg) Rowland