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indexing services and library consultant

Harold Richard Jenkins, American indexing services and library consultant. Board directors Lancaster County History Society, 1972-1973. Served with C.E. Army of the United States, 1941-1952. Member American Library Association, Special Libraries Association, Missouri Library Association (president 1977-1978), American Society Indexers, Jackson County History Society, Beta Phi Mu, Pi Gamma Museum Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Jenkins, Harold Richard was born on August 23, 1918 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stanley Frederick and Flora (High) Jenkins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ursinus College, 1953;Master of Arts in liberal studies, University of Michigan, 1956.

Career

Catalog librarian, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1956-1958;director, Kingsport (Tennessee) Public Library, 1958-1959;director, Wise County (Virginia) Regional Library, 1959-1961;director, Pottstown Public Library, 1961-1963;director, Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Library, 1963-1974;director, Kansas Missouri Public Library, 1974-1983. 2d vice president Pennsylvania library association, 1968. State chairman National Library Week, 1967.

Membership

Board directors Lancaster County History Society, 1972-1973. Served with C.E. Army of the United States, 1941-1952. Member American Library Association, Special Libraries Association, Missouri Library Association (president 1977-1978), American Society Indexers, Jackson County History Society, Beta Phi Mu, Pi Gamma Museum Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Margaret Houston Leech, November 1, 1957. Children: M. Elizabeth, Richard H.

father:
Stanley Frederick Jenkins

mother:
Flora (High) Jenkins

spouse:
Margaret Houston Leech

child:
M. Elizabeth Jenkins

child:
Richard H. Jenkins