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Estelle Brodman, American librarian, retired educator. Recipient Holloway award Archivists and Libraries in History of Health Science, 1993.


Brodman, Estelle was born on June 1, 1914 in New York City. Daughter of Henry and Nettie (Sameth) Brodman.


Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1935;Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1936;Master of Science, Columbia University, 1943;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1954;post-doctoral study, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959;post-doctoral study, U. New Mexico, 1960;Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Illinois, 1975.


Assistant librarian, Cornell Univercity School Nursing Library, New York City, 1936-1937;assistant medical librarian, Columbia Libraries, New York City, 1937-1949;assistant librarian for reference services, National Library Medicine, Washington, 1949-1961;librarian, associate professor medical history, Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1961-1964;librarian, professor medical history, Washington University School Medicine, 1964-1981;librarian, professor medical history emerita, Washington University School Medicine, since 1981;documentation expert, United Nations Technology Assistance program United Nations, Central Family Planning Institute, New Delhi, 1967-1968;documentation expert, World Health Organization, New Delhi, 1970;documentation expert, World Health Organization, Manila, 1983;documentation expert, ECAFE, Bangkok, 1973;documentation expert, Agency for International Development, 1975;documentation expert, United Nations Population Fund, 1976. Member President's Commission Libraries, 1968-1970, Missouri Governor's Advisory Commission Libraries, 1977-1978. Study section National Institutes of Health, 1971-1975, chairman, 1973-1975.

Instructor Columbia University, 1946-1952, 84, Catholic U. American, 1957. Visiting professor Keio U., Tokyo, 1962, U. Missouri, 1971, 73, Washington University Medical School, 1964-1981.



Member Medical Library. Association (president 1964-1965, special award 1957, Noyes award 1971, Gottlieb award 1977, Frank B. Rogers information advancement award 1985, centennial award 1998), Special Libraries Association (board directors 1949-1952, John Cotton Dana award 1981), American Association History Medicine, New Jersey Medical History Society (treasurer 1985-1988, vice president 1988-1992).


Henry Brodman

Nettie (Sameth) Brodman