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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

Bachelor of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1924;student, School International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1928;postgraduate foreign trade and languages, Bryn Mawr Collegepostgraduate foreign trade and languages, University of Chicago.

Career

Founder, Library International Relations, Chicago, 1932;director, Library International Relations, Chicago, 1932-1989;trustee, founder, The Story Cove, the Children's International Library at Century of Progress Exposition (and later given to University of 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 of 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