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Library science educator

John Taylor Eastlick, American library science educator.


Eastlick, John Taylor was born on April 28, 1912 in Norris, Montana, United States. Son of Jack T. and Stella Mae (Tate) Eastlick.


Bachelor of Arts, Arizona State Teachers College, 1934;Bachelor of Library Science, U. Denver, 1940;Master of Arts, Colorado State College Education, 1939.


Instructor English, speech dramatics, Yuma (Arizona) Union High School, 1934-1938;librarian, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin High School, Madison, 1940-1942;instructor library science, Michigan State College, East Lansing, summers 1940, 41;instructor library science, Washington State College, Pullman, summer 1942;chief library division, VA, Denver, 1946-1948;instructor hospital and medical library college librarianship, U. Denver, 1946-1950;professor librarianship, U. Denver (Graduate School Librarianship), 1969-1976;associate dean, U. Denver (Graduate School Librarianship), 1976-1979;professor emeritus, U. Denver (Graduate School Librarianship), from 1979. Consultant to Secretary of Army (instructing Japanese educators in reorganization Japanese educational system), Japan, 1948-1949. Circulation department Denver Public Library, 1939-1940, assistant to librarian, 1948-1951, librarian, 1951-1961, 62-69.

Assistant state superintendent education for library services, State Hawaii, 1962. Member United States of America-Mexico Bi-lateral Committee on Edition and Training, from 1976. Director Adult Education Council, Denver.

Chairman finance committee, assistant treasurer Bibliographical Center for Research, Rocky Mountain Region, 1949-1951, treasurer, 1951-1965. Member advising committee United States Office of Education, 1956-1957.



Served as captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Library Association (president public libraries division 1956-1957, committee architecture and buildings 1949-1951, Second vice president 1959-1960, member committee on accreditation 1971-1976), Colorado Library Association (executive board), Denver District Library Association (president 1950-1951), Arizona State Library Association (president 1937), Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Delta Kappa. Clubs: City (Denver).


Jack T. Eastlick

Stella Mae (Tate) Eastlick