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Phyllis Graham Stigall

librarian

Phyllis Graham Stigall was American librarian. Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (chapter board directors, president 1947-1966).

Background

Stigall, Phyllis Graham was born on October 3, 1917 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Edwin James and Mary Josephine (Palmer) Graham.

Education

Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1937. AB, Northwestern University, 1939. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Michigan, 1952.

Career

Assistant counselor Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1939-1942. Assistant to director United Service Organizations-Young Women’s Christian Association Clubs, various locations, 1942-1946. Co-director University Michigan Community Center, Ann Arbor and Willow Run, 1946-1947.

Library, dean, instructor Lincoln (Illinois) College, 1952-1966. Manager publications and libraries International Business Machines Corporation Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1966-1988.

Works

  • Author: Notes on 46 Women Writers, 1991, Journeys of the Brave, 1992, Ireland: Reader's Guide. Women, 1995. Co-editor: I Couldn't be Better, 2002.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (chapter board directors, president 1947-1966).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, research, biography, history, genealogy.

Connections

Married Richard Patten Pooley, April 4, 1943 (deceased December 1950). 1 child Samuel Graham Pooley. Married William Jasper Stigall Junior, August 11, 1956 (deceased September 2001).

father:
Edwin James Graham

mother:
Mary Josephine (Palmer) Graham

spouses:
Richard Patten Pooley

William Jasper Stigall Junior

child:
Samuel Graham Pooley Stigall