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Mary Augusta Thomas, American Library administrator. Member American Library Association (library administration and management editorial advisory board since 1998), District of Columbia Library. Association (Vice-President, president-elect 1997, president), Federal Libraries and Information Centers(advisory board since 1997), Library. Administration and Management Association (chair business and fiscal officer gorup), Beta Phi Museum.


Thomas, Mary Augusta was born on March 15, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Abram Henry and Mary Agnes Rosenfeld.


AB cum laude, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1973. Medical Science Liaison Society, Catholic University, Washington, 1978.


From rare book library to manager planning and administration Smithsonian Library., Washington, 1976-1991, assistant director, 1991—2002, associate director, since 2002. Board directors Portal, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Author: An Odyssey in Print: Adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries/ Smithsonian Press, 2002. Editor: Information Imagineering, 1998. Contributor magazines to libraries.


Member American Library Association (councilor 1999-2003, 05—, member committee organization, since 2004), District of Columbia Library. Association (president 1999, Distinguished Service award 2001), Federal Libraries and Information Centers (advisory board 1997-1999), Library. Administration and Management Association (chair business and fiscal officer discussion group since 1998, chair, editorial advisory board Los Angeles&M 1998-2002), Beta Phi Mu.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, writing.


Married George D. Thomas Junior, November 9, 1991.

Abram Henry

Mary Agnes Rosenfeld

George D. Thomas Junior