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Eloise Gallup ReQua

library director

Eloise Gallup ReQua, American library director. Recipient plaque of recognition, 1968; medal Eloy Alfaro International Foundation, 1959; Certified of Merit, Mayor Richard J. Daley, 1973. Member Special Libraries Association (chairman public relations committee 1945-1946), American Political Science Association, Illinois League of Women Voters, National Society Colonial Dames Clubs: Fortnightly, Bryn Mawr College, Arts (Chicago).

Background

ReQua, Eloise Gallup was born on December 1, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Bruyn and Susan Eloise (Gallup) ReQua.

Education

AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1924. Student, School International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1928. Postgraduate foreign trade and languages, Bryn Mawr College.

Postgraduate foreign trade and languages, University Chicago.

Career

Founder Library International Relations, Chicago, 1932, director, 1932-1989. Trustee, founder The Story Cove, the Children's International Library at Century of Progress Exposition (and later given to University Chicago), 1933-1934. On leave, as assistant in publicity office Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, 1934-1935.

As executive secretary of annual benefit Illinois Society Mental Hygiene, 1936. Organizer World Trade Reference Library for International House of New Orleans, 1946. Board governors International House, Chicago, 1959-1974.

Membership

Member Special Libraries Association (chairman public relations committee 1945-1946), American Political Science Association, Illinois League of Women Voters, National Society Colonial Dames Clubs: Fortnightly, Bryn Mawr College, Arts (Chicago).

Connections

father:
William Bruyn ReQua

mother:
Susan Eloise (Gallup) ReQua