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Librarian

Marie Braun Berry, American librarian. Recipient Distinguished Service award Texas State History Commission and History Foundation, 1978, 79.

Background

Berry, Marie Braun was born on August 15, 1913 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Daughter of Alois E. and Pauline Marie (Schattenberg) Braun.

Education

Student, San Antonio Junior College, 1935. Student, Texas Lutheran College, 1936. Student, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1940.

Bachelor in Library Science, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1957.

Career

Library assistant San Antonio Public Library, 1934-1935, reference librarian, 1937-1942, head librarian history, general reference and social science department, 1954-1958, 74-99, reference librarian, 1969-1973. Chairman People, Places & Events Travelogue, San Antonio, 1965-1968. Conductor Geneology Workshop.

San Antonio, 1987.

Membership

Member Bexar County History Commission, San Antonio, 1974-1999, San Antonio Conservation Society, 1956-1999. Member research committee San Antonio Bicentennial Commission, 1975-1977. President San Antonio History Assn, 1976.

Member Librarian's Council (chairman 1958-1959), Bexar Library Association (Julia Grothaus award 1983), Texas Library Association (archives chairman Austin chapter 1978-1979), Texas State Library Association, Texas Association Pioneers, Staff Association San Antonio Public Library, American Association of University Women (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Historical research, gardening, sewing.

Connections

Married Clarence Matthew Barry, February 3, 1942 (deceased April 1979). 1 child, Marie Suzette.

father:
Alois E. Braun

mother:
Pauline Marie (Schattenberg) Braun

spouse:
Clarence Matthew Barry

child:
Marie Suzette Berry