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reference librarian

Helga Bjornson Visscher, Icelandic reference librarian.

Background

Visscher, Helga Bjornson was born on June 16, 1946 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Came to the United States, 1946. Daughter of K. Valdimar and Gudrun (Jonsdottir) Bjornson.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, University of Minnesota, 1968;Master of Library Science, University of California, 1970;Chemical Abstracts Service, University of Illinois, 1973.

Career

Librarian, Chanhassen (Minnesota) Elementary School, 1970-1972;librarian, La Jolla (California) Country Day School, 1973-1975;librarian, McLure Education Library, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1981-1985, 86-;temporary librarian, Los Alamos National Research Laboratory, 1986.

Membership

Consultant, volunteer TomBigBee county Girl Scouts United States, since 1982. Member American Library Association (national committee since 1988), Association Library. Superior vena cava syndrome for Children (internat.rels. committee 1980), Association College and Research Libraries (library instruction/curriculum materials committee since 1990), International Association School Libraries, Alabama Library.

Association (chairman library instruction roundtable 1990, chairman 1991-1992), U. Alabama Women's Club (president 1991-1992), Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird watching, reading, needlework.

Connections

Married Pieter Bernard Visscher, June 17, 1972. Children: Kristina, Paul.

father:
K. Valdimar Bjornson

mother:
Gudrun (Jonsdottir) Bjornson

spouse:
Pieter Bernard Visscher

children:
Kristina Visscher

Paul Visscher