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Hester Louise Mitchell was American librarian.


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


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

Special courses, Harvard University, 1941—1942.


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.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional magazines and newspapers.


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).


Henry Sayen Mitchell

Maude Frances (Raymond) Mitchell