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Librarian

Hester Louise Mitchell was American librarian.

Background

Mitchell, Hester Louise was born on December 8, 1915 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Henry Sayen and Maude Frances (Raymond) Mitchell.

Education

Special courses, University Virginia, 1937. Special courses, London Regent Institute, 1939. Special courses, University New Hampshire, 1940.

Special courses, Harvard University, 1941—1942.

Career

Assistant hs. library, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1934. Children's assistant public library, 1935—1940. Adult assistant, 1940—1948.

Head children's department public library Everett, Massachusetts, 1948—1951. Head library public library Ipswich, 1951—1967. Library Addison-Wesley Public Company, Inc., Reading, 1967—1980.

President Cable Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 1958.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional magazines and newspapers.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Friends Canterbury Cathedral, National Wildlife Federation, Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, Swampscott History Society, National Audubon Society, Daughters of the American Revolution Marquis Biographical Society, International Platform Association, American Security Council, International Space Institute, Pauling Institute of Science, Planetary Society, Women's National Book Association, Ipswich History Society, Special Library. Association, Massachusetts State Aid to Library., Merrimac Valley, Woman's (Ipswich, Massachusetts).

Connections

father:
Henry Sayen Mitchell

mother:
Maude Frances (Raymond) Mitchell