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Paul Alcorn

librarian

Paul Alcorn, American librarian. Member Connecticut Library. Association (president 1939), Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Connecticut History Society, Columbiad Club of Connecticut, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Alcorn, Paul was born on July 27, 1892 in Minden, Nebraska, United States. Son of William A. and Isabelle (Showwalter) Alcorn.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Nebraska, 1933. Diploma, University Wisconsin Library. School, 1934.

Career

Public Daily Reporter, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1922-1929. Bookstore proprietor, 1929-1934. Director of libraries University Connecticut, Storrs, from 1934.

Membership

Member Connecticut Library. Association (president 1939), Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Connecticut History Society, Columbiad Club of Connecticut, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Helen Sprecher, December 24, 1918. Children: Barbara, Paul.

father:
William A. Alcorn

mother:
Isabelle (Showwalter) Alcorn

spouse:
Helen Sprecher

children:
Barbara Alcorn

Paul Alcorn