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Phyllis Irene Dalton, American library consultant. Recipient Libraria Sodalitas, University Southern California, 1972, Alumni Achievement award University Denver, 1977, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1983, Outstanding Senior Citizen Volunteer award City of Scottsdale, 1997, citation for service to people with disabilities Mayor of Scottsdale, 1999; named Mover and Shaker Scottsdale Magazine, 1994.


Dalton, Phyllis Irene was born on September 25, 1909 in Marietta, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Benjamin Reuben and Pearl (Travelute) Bulletin.


Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1931. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1941. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1942.


Teacher City Schools, Marysville, Kansas, 1931-1940. Reference library Lincoln (Nebraska) Public Library., 1941-1948. Library, assistant state library California State Library., Sacramento, 1948-1972.

Private library consultant Scottsdale, Arizona, from 1972. Library. University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1941-1948.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Library Services to the Deaf and Hearing Impaired Individuals, 1985, 91 (President' Committee Employment of Handicapped award 1985), also poems. Contributor chapter, articles, reports in books and publications in field.


Member executive board Southern Nevada History Society, Las Vegas, 1983-1984. Member Southern Nevada Committee on Employment of Handicapped, 1980-1989, chairperson, 1988-1989. Member advisory committee National Organization on Disability, 1982-1994.

Member, secretary resident council Forum Pueblo Norte Retirement Village, 1990-1991, president resident council, 1991-1994. Board directors Friends of Southern Nevada Libraries. Trustee University Library.

Society, University Nevada-Las Vegas. Member Allied Arts Council, President' Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, emeritus, since 1989, Arizona Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, since 1990, Scottsdale Mayor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, since 1990, chairman, since 1996. Member Scottsdale Publ Library.

Americans With Disabilities Committee, since 1994. Coordinator writers' group Pueblo Norte, since 2002. Member League of Women Voters, American Library Association (councilor 1963-1964, Exceptional Service award 1981, award committee O.C.L.C. Humphreys Forest Press award 1994), American Association of University Women, Association State Libraries (president 1964-1965), California Library.

Association (president 1969), Nevada Library. Association (honorary), International Federation Library. Associations and Institutions (chair working group on library service to prisons, standing committee Section Libraries Serving Disadvantaged Persons 1981-1995), National League American Pen Women (Las Vegas chapter 1988-1994, committee on qualifications for Letters membership since 1994, parlimentarian Scottsdale chapter 1989-1994, vice president 1992-1994, 96-98, vice president state chapter 1996-1998, secretary 1998-2001), American Correctional Association (library services institutions committee since 1994), International Society Poets (distinguished), Pilot International (at-large).


Married Jack Mason Dalton, February 13, 1950.

Benjamin Reuben Bull

Pearl (Travelute) Bull

Jack Mason Dalton