Robert Ormes Dougan Edit Profile
Diploma librarianship, University College, London, 1929. Master of Arts, Trinity College, University Dublin, Ireland, 1954. Doctor of Letters, University Redlands, 1974.
Partime librarian, Royal History Society, London, 1925-1935;
bibliographical research worker, cataloguer, Evangelical Presbyterian Goldschmidt and Limited company, London, 1926-1940;
librarian, Sandeman Public Library, Perth, Scotland, 1945-1952;
deputy librarian, Trinity College, Dublin, 1952-1958;
librarian, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, 1958-1972. Book of Kells lecturer for Foras Eireann, Dublin, 1955-1958. Organizer 2 Scottish book exhibitions Festival of Britain, 1950-1951.
Member California Advisory Council Education Librarianship, 1962-1965.
Served to flight lieutenant Royal Air Force, 1941-1945. Fellow Library Association United Kingdom. Member Bibliographical Society United Kingdom, American Library Association (chairman rare books section 1964-1965), Grolier Club.
Married Olive Constant McMicken, October 3, 1929 (deceased January 1963). Married Margaret Truax Hunter, January 21, 1964 (deceased May 1992). Married Theresa Rosa Purcell, July 1, 1992.
1925 - 1935
1926 - 1940
1945 - 1952
1952 - 1958
1958 - 1972