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Jean Chandler Smith, Former museum official. Member Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Society History of Natural History, Bibliographical Society American, History of Science Society F C.

Background

Smith, Jean Chandler was born on April 13, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Chandler White and Philena Pennell (Cheetham) Smith.

Education

AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1939. Master of Science, Yale University, 1953. Master of Library Science, Catholic University America, 1973.

Career

Reference librarian, District of Columbia Public Library, 1939-1943; translator, Canal Zone, 1943-1944; librarian, National Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii., 1944-1946; reference librarian, also research associate biology, Yale University, 1947-1958; acting chief acquisitions, National Institutes of Health Library, Bethesda, Maryland., 1959-1963; chief reader services, United States Dept Interior, Washington, 1964-1965; with, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1965-1981; assistant director institution services, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1972-1979; acting director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1977-1979; retired, 1981; research associate, Smithsonian Institution, 1981-1994. Member friends of library committee Bryn Mawr College.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Compiler: Georges Cuvier, An Annotated Bibliography of his Published Works, 1993.

Membership

Member Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Society History of Natural History, Bibliographical Society American, History of Science Society F C.

Connections

father:
Chandler White Smith

mother:
Philena Pennell (Cheetham) Smith