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archivist , Librarian , bookseller

Miriam Isabel Crawford, American archivist, librarian, bookseller. Certified in archives administration American University, 1966. Fellow: Society of America Archivists (committees member 1972-1980); member: American Association of University Professors (treasurer Temple University chapter 1984-1985), American Library Association (councilor 1972-1974, 1978-1982), Mid Atlantic Archives Conference, Pennsylvania Library. Association.

Background

Crawford, Miriam Isabel was born on July 3, 1916 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Joseph Irving and Rose (Harris) Wexner.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1937. Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, Columbia University, 1940. Master of Arts in Adult Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Catalog assistant Brooklyn Public Library., 1937—1939, branch assistant, 1939—1941, social science library, 1941—1943. Adult education director New Rochelle New York Public Library., 1946—1949. Catalog assistant head Temple University Library, Philadelphia, 1958—1965, university archivist, 1965—1986.

Co-owner Miriam I & William H. Crawford Books, Philadelphia, since 1986. With United States Army, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Certified in archives administration American University, 1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Affirmative Action. For Librarians, 1983, Archive-Library Relations, 1976. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Society of America Archivists (committees member 1972-1980). Member: American Association of University Professors (treasurer Temple University chapter 1984-1985), American Library Association (councilor 1972-1974, 1978-1982), Mid Atlantic Archives Conference, Pennsylvania Library. Association.

Connections

Married William Henry Crawford, June 16, 1949. Children: Fanny Jean, Douglass Barnes.

father:
Joseph Irving Wexner

mother:
Rose (Harris) Wexner

spouse:
William Henry Crawford

child:
Fanny Jean Crawford

child:
Douglass Barnes Crawford