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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

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1939;Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, University of Illinois, 1940;Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1942;Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1951.

Career

Bibliographer, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1940-1942;professor, University of Illinois (Graduate School Library Science), 1963-1980;professor emeritus, University of Illinois (Graduate School Library Science), since 1980. Reference librarian, assistant to director libraries U. Rochester, 1946-1948. Acquisition librarian Ohio State University, 1950-1953, assistant director libraries, 1953-1960, associate director libraries, 1960-1963.

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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

child:
Barbara K. Stevens (Mistress Frederick Osgood)

child:
Trudi K. Stevens (Mistress Austin Fontenot)