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Stephen Anthony Mc Carthy, American consultant, librarian. Recipient Cornell medal, 1967. Member American Library Association, Association College and Rch. Libraries (chairman university libraries 1948-1949), Nebraska Library Association (president 1940), New York Library Association (president 1951-1952), Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).

Background

Carthy, Stephen Anthony Mc was born on October 7, 1908 in Eden Valley, Minnesota, United States. Son of Stephen Joseph and Mary Agnes (Graham) McCarthy.

Education

Bachelor, Gonzaga University, 1929. Master of Arts, Gonzaga University, 1930. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, McGill University, 1932.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), McGill University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1941.

Career

Teacher, Gonzaga High School, Spokane, Washington, 1929-1931; assistant librarian and cataloger, St. John's U., Collegeville, Minnesota, 1933-1934; reference assistant, Chicago American (newspaper), 1934-1935; librarian, University College, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1935-1937; assistant director libraries, U. Nebraska, 1937-1941; associate director, U. Nebraska, 1941-1942; director, U. Nebraska, 1942-1944; assistant director libraries, Columbia University, 1944-1946; director, Cornell Univercity Library, 1946-1967; director libraries, Cornell Univercity Library, 1960-1967; executive secretary, Association Research Libraries, Washington, 1960-1962; executive director, Association Research Libraries, 1967-1974; Fulbright lecturer in, Egypt, 1953-1954; Fulbright lecturer in, Institute United States Studies, U. London, 1967. Visiting professor University of Illinois Library School, summer 1943. Conductor surveys university libraries.

Library building consultant.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Association College and Rch. Libraries (chairman university libraries 1948-1949), Nebraska Library Association (president 1940), New York Library Association (president 1951-1952), Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).

Connections

Married Mary Louise Wedemeyer, August 27, 1936 (deceased June 1971). Children– Stephen Graham, Louise Bert (Mistress Xerxes J. Mehta), Kathleen Marie, David John (deceased April 1970). Married Dorothy E. Ryan, July 8, 1972 (deceased July 1979).

father:
Stephen Joseph McCarthy

mother:
Mary Agnes (Graham) McCarthy

spouse:
Dorothy E. Ryan

spouse:
Mary Louise Wedemeyer

child:
Louise Bert Carthy (Mistress Xerxes J. Mehta)

child:
David John Carthy (deceased April 1970)

child:
Stephen Graham Carthy

child:
Kathleen Marie Carthy