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Editor , Librarian

Gilbert Eaton Govan, American Librarian, editors.

Background

Govan, Gilbert Eaton was born on April 28, 1892 in Atlanta. Son of William J. and Kate (Eaton) Govan.

Education

Student, Georgia Institute Technology, 1908-1911; Doctor of Letters, Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1959.

Career

Bookseller, 1918-1934. Book review editor Chattanooga Times, from 1931. Library University Chattanooga, from 1934.

Associate editor Sewanee Review, 1941-1946.

Works

Membership

Advisory council United States Civil War Centennial Commission, Tennessee History Commission, Tennessee Civil War Centennial Commission. Member American Library Association, Music., Southeastern, Tennessee library associations, American Anthropological Association, National Association Secondary School Principals, Society of America Historians, Southern History Association, Southeaster Modern Language Association, Tennessee (past vice president), East Tennessee (past vice president), Chattanooga Area (past president) history societies.

Connections

Married Mary Christine Noble, June 10, 1918. Children: Emmy Payne (Mistress James G. West), Mary Quintard (Mistress William O. Steele), James F.

father:
William J. Govan

mother:
Kate (Eaton) Govan

spouse:
Mary Christine Noble

children:
Mary Quintard Govan (Mistress William O. Steele)

James F. Govan

Emmy Payne Govan (Mistress James G. West)