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researcher , scholarly , writer

Norma Olin Ireland, American Writer, scholarly, researcher. Avocations: painting, piano, genealogy, jewelry work, collecting. F C. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award University Akron, 1979; named to Hall of FameU. Akron, 1979. Member Fallbrook Women's Club (honorary), National Society Mayflower, Phi Museum.

Background

Ireland, Norma Olin was born on March 27, 1907 in Wadsworth, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Carl Leroy and Jessie (Latimer) Olin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Akron, 1928. Bachelor of Science Library. Studies, Western Reserve University, 1929.

Career

Part-time circulation, Akron (Ohio) Public Library., 1923-1928;reference library, U. Akron, 1929-1936;instructor night school, U. Akron, 1935;acting assistant library, Pomona College Library., Claremont, California, 1936-1937;acting reference library, Glendale (California) Public Library., 1937-1938;instructor reference work, University of Southern California Library. School, Los Angeles, 1938-1939;acting head Education Library., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1939;co-director, Ireland Book & Library. Svc., Altadena, California, 1942-1950;cataloger, California Technology, Jet Propulsion Library., Pasadena, California, 1960-1963;freelance indexer, McGraw Hill, Stanford University Press, World Affairs Yearbook, 1966, 67, 68-.

National chairman Junior members roundtable American Library. Association, 1939-1940, National Contesters Association, 1953-1954.

Achievements

  • Avocations: painting, piano, genealogy, jewelry work, collecting.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Index to Women, 1989, Index to America, vols. 3, 4, 1989, numerous other books. Co-author Index to Fairy Tales, 1989.

      Columnist Fallbrook (California) Enterprise, 1980-1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Fallbrook Women's Club (honorary), National Society Mayflower, Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, piano, genealogy, jewelry work, collecting.

Connections

Married David Eugene Ireland, August 15, 1931 (deceased 1970).

father:
Carl Leroy Olin

mother:
Jessie (Latimer) Olin

spouse:
David Eugene Ireland