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Eleanor Adelaide Brust

librarian , media specialist

Eleanor Adelaide Brust, American librarian, media specialist. Certified teacher and supervisor, New Jersey. Recipient Putnam and Grosset Book Group award, 1991, award Educational Media Association New Jersey, 1992; New Jersey Education Association scholar, 1966.


Brust, Eleanor Adelaide was born on July 23, 1918 in New York City. Daughter of Edwin William and Lillian Clara (Cornwall) Rottach.


Bachelor of Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1966. Postgraduate, Rutgers State University, 1967. Master of Library Science, Montclair State University, 1967.


Report writer Dun & Bradstreet, New York City, 1936-1940. Library Bergenfield (New Jersey) Public Library., 1952-1961. Reference library Fairleigh Dickinson Library., Teaneck, New Jersey, 1961-1966.

Media specialist Fort Lee (New Jersey) Board Education, since 1967.


  • Certified teacher and supervisor, New Jersey.


President Girl Scouts United States of America, Tenafly, New Jersey, 1960. Member National Education Association, American Library Association (award 1991), American Association of University Women, New Jersey Education Association, Fort Lee Education Association (secretary since 1967), Englewood-Tenafly Zonta Club (president, area director district III), Order Eastern Star (past officer).


Married John Jackson Brust, November 22, 1939. Children: Kathryn E., John Jay, Lillian S., Lauretta S.

Edwin William Rottach

Lillian Clara (Cornwall) Rottach

John Jackson Brust

Kathryn E. Brust

John Jay Brust

Lillian S. Brust

Lauretta S. Brust