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Rolland Elwell Stevens

emeritus library educator

Rolland Elwell Stevens, emeritus library educator. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Library Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Mu (Good Teaching award 1968).

Background

Stevens, Rolland Elwell was born on April 7, 1915 in St. Louis. Son of Clair E. and Viola (Foelsch) Stevens.

Education

AB, Washington University, St. Louis, 1939. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, University Illinois, 1940. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1942.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1951.

Career

Bibliographer University Illinois, Urbana, 1940-1942. Professor University Illinois (Graduate School Library Science), 1963-1980, professor emeritus, since 1980. Reference librarian, assistant to director libraries University Rochester, 1946-1948.

Acquisition librarian Ohio State University, 1950-1953, assistant director libraries, 1953-1960, associate director libraries, 1960-1963.

Works

book Reference Work in the Public Library book Reference Work in the University Library

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Library Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Mu (Good Teaching award 1968).

Connections

Married Dorothy Zulauf, August 30, 1941. Children: Barbara K. (Mistress Frederick Osgood), Trudi K. (Mistress Austin Fontenot).

father:
Clair E. Stevens

mother:
Viola (Foelsch) Stevens

spouse:
Dorothy Zulauf

children:
Barbara K. Stevens (Mistress Frederick Osgood)

Trudi K. Stevens (Mistress Austin Fontenot)