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Librarian , writer

Lillian Morrison, American Writer, retired librarian. Avocations: reading, walking, spectator sports, films. F C. Recipient Grolier award for contributions to young people's interest in reading American Library Association, 1987. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors League, Poets House, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Morrison, Lillian was born on October 27, 1917 in Jersey City. Daughter of William and Rebecca (Nehamkin) Morrison.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Douglass College, 1938. Bachelor of Science in Library. Service, Columbia University, New York City, 1942.

Career

Member of staff, New York Public Library., New York City, 1942-1947;specialist vocational high school, New York Public Library., New York City, 1947-1952;assistant coordinator young adult services, New York Public Library., New York City, 1952-1968;coordinator young adult services, New York Public Library., New York City, 1968-1982. Lecturer Columbia Graduate School Library. Science, 1960-1961, Rutgers University, 1961.

General editor Crowell Poets Series and Poems of the World Series, 1964-1974;poetry editor Film Library. Quarterly, New York City, 1968-1975.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, walking, spectator sports, films. F C.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors League, Poets House, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, sports, films.

Connections

father:
William Morrison

mother:
Rebecca (Nehamkin) Morrison