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Robert Edwin Schreiber, American librarian. Certified media specialist, Illinois. Encyclopedia British Summer scholar, 1945, Encyclopedia British Films scholar, 1945-1947.

Background

Schreiber, Robert Edwin was born on May 3, 1919 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin William and Elizabeth (Patterson) Schreiber.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1941;Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1942;postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1945-1947.

Career

Principal, teacher science, New Franklin (Missouri) High School, 1943;supervisor audio-visual aids, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1943-1945;research assistant Center for Study of Audio-Visual Materials, University of Chicago, 1945-1947;supervisor teaching aids, Mishawaka (Indiana) Public Schools, 1947-1949;director audio-visual services, U. Maine, Orono, 1949-1953;assistant professor education, New Jersey State College, Glassboro, 1953-1954;librarian, director educational material center, Northern Illinois U. Library, De Kalb, 1954-1982;general cataloger, 1982-1987;map and media cataloguer, Northern Illinois U. Library, De Kalb, 1990-1991, 92-;general reference librarian, Northern Illinois U. Library, De Kalb, 1987-1989. Consultant audio-visual aids Stephens College, 1945-1947.

Achievements

  • Certified media specialist, Illinois.

Works

Membership

Alderman 2d ward City of De Kalb, 1959-1961. Member American Library Association, American Association of University Professors, North America Cartographic Information Society, Western Association Map Libraries, Association Canada Map Libraries, Northwestern University of Chicago Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: model trains, travel, opera, symphony concerts.

Connections

Married Patricia Louise Gain, June 19, 1948 (divorced 1971). Children: Shey, Lana, Deborah, Robert William, Matthew. Married Averil Elspeth Stephenson, July 4, 1981.

Stepchildren: Lee, Heidi.

father:
Edwin William Schreiber

mother:
Elizabeth (Patterson) Schreiber

spouse:
Patricia Louise Gain

spouse:
Averil Elspeth Stephenson

child:
Shey Schreiber

child:
Lana Schreiber

child:
Deborah Schreiber

child:
Robert William Schreiber

child:
Matthew Schreiber

child:
Lee Schreiber

child:
Heidi Schreiber