Bachelor, University Toledo, 1927. Master of Arts, University Toledo, 1931. Bachelor in Library Science, University Michigan, 1941.
Librarian, U. Toledo, 1921-1986; associate professor library science, U. Toledo, 1944-1950; professor to professor emerita, U. Toledo, 1950-1986; department chairman library science College Education, U. Toledo, 1933-1969.
The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.
Executive secretary Friends of University Library, 1938-1969, University Toledo Annual Endowment Fund drives, 1943-1947, chairman library building committee, 1948-1969. Member advisory board World Pet Association projects City of Toledo, 1938-1941. Member Ohio Sesquicentennial Commission, 1951-1953.
Treasurer Toledo Municipal League, 1957-1969, also board directors. Member American Library Association (committee Friends of Libraries), Ohio Library Association (chairman college and university division 1957-1960), University Michigan Library Science Alumni (president 1943-1945), Organization for Study of Peace (bibliographical committee 1943-1945), Ohio College Association (president library division 1958-1959) American Association of University Women (Toledo branch), Faculty Dames, Samagama, University Toledo Alumni Association (member Tower Club 1965-1986), Toledo Museum Art, Clements Library Association, University Womens Club Toledo, Zonta, Alpha Omicron Pi (faculty alumni adviser Theta Psi chapter 1940-1951), Delta Kappa Gamma (chapter president 1956-1958), Phi Kappa Phi (president chapter 1957-1958), Beta Phi Mu, Chi Omega (chairman Toledo alumnae chapter recognition award committee 1954-1986, Recognition award 1967).
Married Richard E. Gillham, May 27, 1922.