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Librarian

Maria Grossmann, Austrian librarian. Fellow American Theological Library Association (president 1968-1969, board of microtext since 1972); member American Association Theological Schools (accrediting committee, commission on accrediting), American Society Church History, Renaissance Society of America, Verein fuer Reformationsgeschichte, Luther Gesellschaft, American Library Association.

Background

Grossmann, Maria was born on June 12, 1919 in Vienna, Austria. Came to United States, 1940. Daughter of Fritz and Adele (Geiringer) Schweinburg.

Education

Bachelor, Smith College, 1942. Master of Arts, Radcliffe College, 1943. M.L.A., Simmons College, 1956.

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Order librarian, head technical services, assistant librarian, librarian Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956-1973, 79–. Faculty Harvard Divinity School, 1956-1973, 79–. Librarian for collection development Harvard University Library, Faculty Arts and Sciences, 1974-1979.

Consultant various theological Schools. Member library committee Boston Theological Institute. Fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1964-1965, American Philosophical Society, 1964-1965, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1964.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Bibliographer: for English language publications annual Luther Bibliography, Luther Jahrbuch. Contributor writings to European, United States publications.

Membership

Fellow American Theological Library Association (president 1968-1969, board of microtext since 1972). Member American Association Theological Schools (accrediting committee, commission on accrediting), American Society Church History, Renaissance Society of America, Verein fuer Reformationsgeschichte, Luther Gesellschaft, American Library Association.

Connections

Married Walter Grossmann, October 5, 1945. Children– John, Carol, Barbara.

father:
Fritz Schweinburg

mother:
Adele (Geiringer) Schweinburg

spouse:
Walter Grossmann

child:
John Grossmann

child:
Carol Grossmann

child:
Barbara Grossmann