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Librarian

Robert Duncan Harvey was American librarian. Member Southwest Missouri Library Network Advisory Council, vice president, 1977-1978. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American, Missouri library associations, American Association University Professors, Missouri Association College and Research Libraries (president 1968-1969).

Background

Harvey, Robert Duncan was born on February 9, 1919 in Brooklyn. Son of John L. and Edith L. (Bligh) Harvey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1941;Master of Science in liberal studies, Columbia, 1950.

Career

Head public services University Vermont library, 1950-1956. Chief reference and special services Northwestern University Library, 1956-1959. Head librarian, professor library science Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1959-1984.

Membership

Member Southwest Missouri Library Network Advisory Council, vice president, 1977-1978. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American, Missouri library associations, American Association University Professors, Missouri Association College and Research Libraries (president 1968-1969).

Connections

Married Mary Jane Hatfield, May 14, 1945. 1 child, Spencer Gordon.

father:
John L. Harvey

mother:
Edith L. (Bligh) Harvey

spouse:
Mary Jane Hatfield

child:
Spencer Gordon Harvey