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Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez Stoyan Edit Profile

Library administrator

Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez Stoyan, Puerto Rican, American library administrator. Certified public librarian. Board directors Mentally Ill Association, 1984-1998. Member American Association of University Women (board directors 1996, president Queens New York branch 1999-2001).

Background

Stoyan, Hortensia Rodríguez-Sánchez was born on June 9, 1917 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Antonio and Juana (Sanchez) R.

Education

Bachelor, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1943. Master of Arts, State Teachers College, 1946. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1955.

Career

Teacher elementary and junior High School Town of Juncos (Puerto Rico) Department Education, 1941-1944. Public library Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, 1954-1958. Head library John A. Howe Library, Albany, New York, 1958-1965.

Assistant director Farmingdale (New York ) Public Library, 1967-1977, retired, 1977.

Achievements

  • Certified public librarian.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of Yabucoa, 1993. Contributor articles Cana Guarapo y Melao, 1995-1998.

Membership

Board directors Mentally Ill Association, 1984-1998. Member American Association of University Women (board directors 1996, president Queens New York branch 1999-2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry.

Connections

Married Hector Aponte (deceased). Children: Gloria, Jose.

father:
Antonio R.

mother:
Juana (Sanchez) R.

spouse:
Hector Aponte

child:
Gloria Stoyan

child:
Jose Stoyan