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Librarian

Fred Hill Graves, American librarian. Member Jamestowne Society, American Library Association, New York Library Association, New York Technology Services Librarians (executive board 1960-1966, president 1965-1966).

Background

Graves, Fred Hill was born on February 11, 1914 in Rockdale, Texas, United States. Son of Fred Hill and Etta Sherman (Loper) Graves.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Southwest Texas State College, San Marcos, 1935; postgraduate, University Texas, 1938, 41; postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1943-1946; Master of Science, Columbia University, 1954; advanced certified in librarianship, Columbia University, 1973.

Career

Successively teacher English, librarian, principal, Rockdale (Texas) High School, 1935-1943; assistant librarian, Bemidji (Minnesota) State College, 1943-1944; acting librarian, Hardin-Simmons U., 1944-1945; librarian, Texas A. and I. U., Kingsville, 1945-1951; assistant to dean, School Library Service, Columbia University, 1952-1954; visiting lecturer, School Library Service, Columbia University, spring terms 1968, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 76; visiting lecturer, School Library Service, Columbia, summer terms 1979, 80, 81, 82; assistant professor, Graduate School Library Service, Rutgers University, 1954-1960; visiting instructor, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, fall 1960; head librarian, Cooper Union, New York City, 1960-1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Texas Library Jour, 1948-1949.

Membership

Member Jamestowne Society, American Library Association, New York Library Association, New York Technology Services Librarians (executive board 1960-1966, president 1965-1966).

Connections

father:
Fred Hill Graves

mother:
Etta Sherman (Loper) Graves