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library consultant

Mary Louise Siefer Knobbe, American library consultant.

Background

Knobbe, Mary Louise Siefer was born on August 26, 1918 in Cherryvale, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Clarence E. and Lula (Funkhouser) Siefer.

Education

AB, Washburn University, 1940. Postgraduate, School Library. Science & Information University Maryland, 1965—1967.

Career

Library. assistant Washburn University, Topeka, 1941—1942. Library Department Research, Kansas City, Missouri, 1944—1946, Metropolitan Washington Council Governments, 1967—1979, library consultant, from 1979. Reference library Carnegie library, Steubenville, Ohio, 1950—1951.

Planning library Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Silver Spring, 1961—1967. Director Inter Library. Users Association, 1972—1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Planning, Building and Housing Libraries, 1969, Planning and Urban Affairs Library Manual, 1975.

Membership

Member women's guild Episcopal Church Home, Washington, from 1983. Member of Kansas Society Washington, Special Libraries Association (chairman social science division District of Columbia chapter 1967-1968, chapter director 1968-1970, member government information services committee 1971-1975, chairman urban affairs section 1975-1976, chairman government information services committee 1975-1977), Council Planning Libraries, Pi Gamma Mu.

Connections

Married Ray H. Knobbe, January 23, 1946. Children: Ann, Jane.

father:
Clarence E. Siefer

mother:
Lula (Funkhouser) Siefer

spouse:
Ray H. Knobbe

child:
Ann Knobbe

child:
Jane Knobbe