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Isabelle Jeanette Higgins, American librarian. Certified library, Maryland. Member American Association of University Women (board directors Santa Barbara branch 1988-1994, delegate national convention 1989), Special Libraries Association, California Library. Association, Santa Barbara Little Gardens Club (president 1987-1989), Floriade Garden Club (president 1990-1991).

Background

Higgins, Isabelle Jeanette was born on December 13, 1919 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Frank LeRoy and Ada Louise (Wilcox) Heck.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1940. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1971.

Career

With, Liebermann Waelchli Company, Tokyo, 1940-1941; with, Shanghai Evening Post, 1941-1942; editorial assistant, Newsweek magazine, New York City, 1944; wire editor, FBIS/Federal Communication Commission, Washington, 1944-1946; research and analysis China desk, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1946-1949; supervisor library volumes, Westbrook School, Bethesda, Maryland., 1965-1969; reference library, Montgomery County Public Libraries, Bethesda, 1969-1983; library, Brooks Institute Photography, Santa Barbara, California, 1984-1996; retired, Brooks Institute Photography, Santa Barbara, California, 1996. Treasurer Friends of Santa Barbara Public Library., 1987-1988.

Achievements

  • Certified library, Maryland.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women (board directors Santa Barbara branch 1988-1994, delegate national convention 1989), Special Libraries Association, California Library. Association, Santa Barbara Little Gardens Club (president 1987-1989), Floriade Garden Club (president 1990-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, swimming, gardening.

Connections

Married George Alfred Higgins, January 23, 1945 (deceased September 1994). Children: Alfred Clinton, Donald Quentin, Heather Higgins Aanes, Laura Higgins Palmer, Carol Higgins.

father:
Frank LeRoy Heck

mother:
Ada Louise (Wilcox) Heck

spouse:
George Alfred Higgins

child:
Heather Higgins Aanes Higgins

child:
Alfred Clinton Higgins

child:
Carol Higgins

child:
Laura Higgins Palmer Higgins

child:
Donald Quentin Higgins