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educator , Librarian

Paul Robert Kruse, American librarian, educator. Active community and professional theatre groups. Member American Library Association, Special Libraries Association (conference chairman 1961), Masons, Shrine.

Background

Kruse, Paul Robert was born on February 26, 1912 in What Cheer, Iowa, United States. Son of Carl Fred and Phoebe (Mumby) Kruse.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, John Fletcher College, 1933; Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, University of Illinois, 1940; Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1958.

Career

Librarian, John Fletcher College, University Park, Iowa., 1932-1933; Librarian, Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida, 1934-1938; reference librarian, Jacksonville Public Library, 1938-1942; reference assistant in charge reference collections, Library of Congress, Washington, 1942-1945; established library for, United Nations Conference, San Francisco, 1945; instructor, Library School, Catholic U., Washington, 1943-1948; bibliographer, Encyclopedia British, 1946-1947; editor, Who Knows and What, Anugrah Narayan Marquis Company, 1949; visiting assistant professor, Library School, University of Southern California, 1950; visiting assistant professor, George Peabody College, 1950-1951; reorganized library for, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1951-1952; visiting associate professor, Library School, University of Illinois, 1952-1953; associate professor, Library School, U. Denver, 1954-1955; librarian, Golden Gate U., San Francisco, 1955-1963; associate professor, School Library and Information Sciences, University N. Texas, Denton, 1965-1977. Fulbright lecturer, library advisor U. Tehran, 1962-1964, U. Ceylon, 1964-1965. Library consultant United States Agency for International Development, Universidad Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama, 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Story of The Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1768-1943. Editor: Index for Lend Lease: Weapon for Victory, 1944. Compiler bibliographies for: Ten Eventful Years, Encyclopedia Brit, 1947, Profiles of Special Libraries, 2d edition, 1981.

      Consultant: Pergamum Press, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Active community and professional theatre groups. Member American Library Association, Special Libraries Association (conference chairman 1961), Masons, Shrine.

Connections

Married Esther Moe, June 3, 1939 (divorced). 1 son, Robert Leroy; married Carolyn Rector, June 12, 1980 (deceased September 1995).

father:
Carl Fred Kruse

mother:
Phoebe (Mumby) Kruse

spouse:
Carolyn Rector

spouse:
Esther Moe