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Paul Blakeslee Kebabian was American librarian.

Background

Kebabian, Paul Blakeslee was born on July 24, 1917 in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, United States. Son of John Couzu and Edith Jennie (Blakeslee) Kebabian.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1938;Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Cataloger, supervisor exchanges Yale University Library, New Haven, 1939-1942, 46-47. Chief cataloger preparation division New York Public Library, 1949-1961, 62-63. Ford Foundation program specialist Library of University Baghdad, Iraq, 1961-1962.

Associate director libraries University Florida, Gainesville, 1963-1966. Director libraries University Vermont, Burlington, 1966-1982. Associate professor library science University Florida, 1963-1966.

Consultant in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: American Woodworking Tools, 1978. Co-editor, contributor: Tools and Technologies– America's Wooden Age, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Midwest Tool Collectors Association, Early American Industries Association (past president, director 1970-1982, editor 1982-1984, contributor Chronicle), Vermont History Society, Antique Crafts and Tools in Vermont (past president, editor 1973-1988), N.Eng. Tool Collectors Association (editor 1988-1995).

Connections

Married Justine Richardson, November 21, 1942. Children: Jean Edith, Ann Ruth, Helen Jane. Married Johanna Thomas, January 27, 1995.

father:
John Couzu Kebabian

mother:
Edith Jennie (Blakeslee) Kebabian

spouse:
Justine Richardson

spouse:
Johanna Thomas

child:
Jean Edith Kebabian

child:
Ann Ruth Kebabian

child:
Helen Jane Kebabian