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educator , Librarian

Kenneth James Brough, American educator, librarian. With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Library Association, National Education Association, New Mexico Library Association (president 1935-1936), California Library Association, Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Brough, Kenneth James was born on August 22, 1906 in Scotch Grove, Iowa, United States. Son of Resident Advisor and Sarah (Metcalf) Brough.

Education

AB, Grinnell College, 1927. AM, University Colorado, 1931. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1942.

Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1949.

Career

Teacher Portales (New Mexico) High School, 1927-1934. Librarian, director instruction Eastern New Mexico University, 1934-1943. Assistant reference librarian Stanford University, 1946-1949.

Professor bibliography, librarian San Francisco State College, 1949-1972, retired. Member New Mexico Library Planning Committee, 1940-1942, New Mexico Library Commission, 1946.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Scholar's Workshop, 1953. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Library Association, National Education Association, New Mexico Library Association (president 1935-1936), California Library Association, Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ruth Bloomer, May 22, 1933.

father:
Resident Advisor Brough

mother:
Sarah (Metcalf) Brough

spouse:
Ruth Bloomer