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Frederick Boyce Gardner, American library director.

Background

Gardner, Frederick Boyce was born on March 12, 1942 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Boyce and Alleen Louise (Brown) Gardner.

Education

Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1964. Master of Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1966.

Career

Head librarian, U. Kentucky Hopkinsville Community College, Hopkinsville, 1966-1969;head, readers service, CUNY, Manhattan Community College, New York City, 1969-1971;reference librarian, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, 1971-1984;head, public services, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, 1974-1987;director computer services, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, 1984-1987;acting director, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, 1987-1988;dean of the library, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, since 1988. Delegate California Conference on Networking, Pomona, 1985. Member California NetworkingTask Force, 1990-1995.

Membership

Secretary Sequoia String Quartet Foundation, Los Angeles, 1977-1987. Captain United States Air Force, 1968-1969. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Santa Clarita Interlibr.

Network (president 1989-1991), California Private Academy Libraries (executive board 1988-1991, 96—, chairman 1990), Total Interlibr. Exchange (vice president 1980-1981, president 1981-1982, chairman 1983-1986, consultant 1983-1985), California Library. Association, Performing Arts Libraries Network (chairman 1991), West Hollywood Chorale (executive committee 1997-1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, computers, hiking.

Connections

father:
Boyce Gardner

mother:
Alleen Louise (Brown) Gardner