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Mariam Narcissa Craddock, American librarian. Recipient Salute to Women Who Work Week award, Woman of Year in Government award, Oklahoma City Downtown Assn, 1961.


Craddock, Mariam Narcissa was born on April 5, 1897 in McLoud, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of John Edwin and Laura Louise (Claunts) Craddock.


Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1918. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Simmons College, 1922.


With, Oklahoma City Public Library., from 1922;chief acquisition and processing division, Oklahoma City Public Library., 1948-1961;director libraries, Oklahoma City Public Library., from 1961.


Baptism is an act of full immersion following Christ’s example. It should be undertaken by spiritually matured individuals capable to understand its profound significance: resurrection to new life.


Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.


Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Member Women's committee Oklahoma City Symphony Society, 1956-1961, Community Council Oklahoma City, from 1961. Board directors Oklahoma County Mental Health Association, 1962-1964. Member American Association of University Women, American Library Association (chairman membership committee Oklahoma 1958-1960), Southwestern Library.

Association (Oklahoma representative on board 1958-1960), Oklahoma Library. Association (secretary-treasurer 1945-1947, Second vice president 1956-1957, chairman public libraries section 1960-1961), Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Pilot Club, Oklahoma City (treasurer 1959-1960, director 1960-1962), Kappa Kappa Gamma.


John Edwin Craddock

Laura Louise (Claunts) Craddock