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R. Stewart Lillard Edit Profile

Librarian , local historian

R. Stewart Lillard, American Librarian, local historian. President Mecklenburg History Association, Charlotte, 1983-1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1965. Member North Carolina Library. Association, Southeastern Library. Association (books competition 1983-1985), East Tennessee History Association (life member), Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Lillard, R. Stewart was born on May 8, 1940 in Chattanooga. Son of Stewart and Pauline (Sheffer) Lillard.

Education

Bachelor, Davidson College, 1962. Master of Arts, University Tennessee, 1966. Master of Library Science, George Peabody College, 1970.

Career

Instructor English, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1965-1966;instructor English, Sue Bennett College, London, Kentucky, 1967;instructor English, Pembroke (North Carolina) State University, 1967-1969;reference library, Furman U., Greensboro, South Carolina., 1970-1972;reference library, South Carolina. State Library., Columbia, 1972-1973;acquistions library, U. South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1973-1978;library director, Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1978-1985;acquistions/gifts library, U. North Carolina, Charlotte, since 1985.

Membership

President Mecklenburg History Association, Charlotte, 1983-1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1963-1965. Member North Carolina Library.

Association, Southeastern Library. Association (books competition 1983-1985), East Tennessee History Association (life member), Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tree farmer.

Connections

Married Carol Ruth Oot, December 22, 1967. Children: Michael Stewart, Karen Elizabeth.

father:
Stewart Lillard

mother:
Pauline (Sheffer) Lillard

spouse:
Carol Ruth Oot

children:
Michael Stewart Lillard

Karen Elizabeth Lillard