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emeritus educator

Margaret Webster Ayrault, emeritus educator. Member of American Association of University Professors, University Hawaii Library Association, Hawaii Library Association (honorary; president 1974-1975), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Beta Kappa, American Library Association (past counselor, executive board resources & technical services division 1958-1962, organization committee 1968-1970).

Background

Ayrault, Margaret Webster was born on September 8, 1911 in Tonawanda, New York, United States. Daughter of Miles and (Maud) Eleanor (Webster) Ayrault.

Education

AB, Oberlin College, 1933. Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1934. Master of Science in Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1940.

Career

General assistant Drexel Institute of Technology Library., Philadelphia, 1934. Cataloger Pratt Free Library., Baltimore, 1934—1938. Assistant reference department library Columbia University, 1939—1940.

Head cataloger Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Library., Washington, 1941—1943. Chief processing section library United States Department Agriculture, 1943—1950. Chief bibliographical control secretary Technology Library., Naval Ordnance Test Station, Inyokern, California, 1950—1951.

Assistant library Bureau Budget, Washington, 1952—1954. Head cataloging department library University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1954—1965. Professor Graduate School Library.

Studies, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1965—1975, professor emeritus, since 1976. Member board directors Friends of library of Hawaii, 1979—1985. Chairman library committee Arcadia Retirement Residence.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Professors, University Hawaii Library Association, Hawaii Library Association (honorary. President 1974-1975), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Beta Kappa, American Library Association (past counselor, executive board resources & technical services division 1958-1962, organization committee 1968-1970).

Connections

father:
Miles Ayrault

mother:
(Maud) Eleanor (Webster) Ayrault