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Lamia Doumato, American librarian, historian.


Doumato, Lamia was born on August 26, 1947. Daughter of A.G. and Victoria (Peters) Doumato.


Bachelor, Rhode Island College, 1969. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1971. Master of Library Science, Simmons College, 1974.

Student, Columbia University, 1978.


Intern Providence Public Library, 1970-1971. Reference assistant Boston University Libraries, 1971-1974. Reference librarian Museum of Modern Art, New York City, 1974-1978.

From assistant professor to director art and architecture University Colorado Library, Boulder, 1978-1981. Reference librarian National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1981-1988, head research services, since 1988. Consultant George Sand Festival, Boulder, 1980, National Museum Women in the Arts, Washington, 1982.

Project reviewer National Endowment for Humanities, Washington, since 1987.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: American Drawings, 1979, Women and American Architecture, 1988, History of American Architecture, 1988, Artist's Book Librarians, 1990, The Art of Bishop Dioscorus Theodorus, 1999, England Collection of Artists Books, 2000, Opening the Door to Paradise, 2000, Michael the Great: Iconoclast or Art Patron, 2002, Pontifical of Ignatius II, 2004, In the Service of Goodness, 2008. Contributor Architecture: A Place for Women, 1989, Graphic Studio, 1991.


Member American Library Association (serials advisory committee 1980, N. American chapter publications committee 1996-1997, research committee 1999-2000), Art Librarians, Association Architectural Librarians (chair 1988, advisory committee 1988-1991), Art and Architecture Thesaurus (advisory committee 1982-1984, George Wittenborn award committee 1995, publications committee 1997, Gerdt Muesham award 2004).


A.G. Doumato

Victoria (Peters) Doumato