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Florence Margaret Sturges, American librarian. Member of American Pen Women, National Book League, Bronte Society of England, Women's Club.

Background

Sturges, Florence Margaret was born on July 2, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Edgar Saxon and Charlotte Jane (Case) Stanley.

Education

Student, New England Conservatory, 1928—1930. Student, Boston Public Library Training School, 1931—1933. Diploma, Curry College, 1940.

Career

Children's librarian Boston Public Library, 1932—1941, Wellesley (Massachusetts) Free Library, 1943—1970. Reference librarian, 1943—1970. Children's librarian, assistant librarian Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, Maine, since 1970.

Consultant in establishment of library Children's Hospital, Boston, 1956—1960. President New England Round Table of Children's Librarians, 1960—1962. Member Science Museum Book Committee, Boston, 1962—1968.

Caroline M. Hewins lecturer, 1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Elizabeth Coatsworth Beston, A Bronte Tapestry, History of Newcastle-Damariscotta Area, History of the Skidompha Library, History of the First and Second Congregational Churches in Newcastle, Our Memorial Windows, 1985, Five Years of Inspiration, 1986. Contributor articles to literature publications.

Membership

Member of American Pen Women, National Book League, Bronte Society of England, Women's Club.

Connections

Married Dwight Richard Sturges, October 12, 1935.

father:
Edgar Saxon Stanley

mother:
Charlotte Jane (Case) Stanley

spouse:
Dwight Richard Sturges