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Leland Summers Dutton, American librarian. Elder Presbyterian Church; Member American Library Association, Ohio Library. Association (president 1941, executive board 1942-1945), Oxford Museum Association (president 1954), College and Research Libraries Association.

Background

Dutton, Leland Summers was born on March 9, 1905 in Lorain, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Evalena May (Summers) Dutton.

Education

Bachelor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1929;Bachelor of Science in Library. Science, Columbia University, 1932;psotgrad., Columbia University, summer 1939.

Career

Assistant loan department, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1929-1931;assistant genealogy and local history, New York Public Library., 1931-1934;loan library, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1934-1938;reference library, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1939-1956;director libraries, department chairman library science, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1956-1959;professor, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1961-1991;research resources library, Miami University Library., Oxford, 1970-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles, reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Elder Presbyterian Church. Member American Library Association, Ohio Library. Association (president 1941, executive board 1942-1945), Oxford Museum Association (president 1954), College and Research Libraries Association.

Connections

Married Ruth Genevieve Clitty, December 24, 1937. Children: Lee Summers, Lynore Evalena.

father:
Joseph Dutton

mother:
Evalena May (Summers) Dutton

spouse:
Ruth Genevieve Clitty

child:
Lee Summers Dutton

child:
Lynore Evalena Dutton