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theological librarian

Susan A. Schultz Rose was American theological librarian. Recipient Outstanding Special Library of the Year award Kentucky Trustees Association, 1967, Distinguished Service award Asbury Theological Seminary, 1974, Emily Russell award Association Christian Libraries, 1974, Distinguished Alumnus award Vennard College (successor to John Fletcher-Kletzing College), 1982.


Rose, Susan A. Schultz was born on December 22, 1911 in Mountain Lake, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of David. D. and Anna (Eitzen) Schultz.


Bachelor, John Fletcher College, University Park, Iowa, 1940. British Society for Literature and Science, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1946. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1949.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Houghton College, New York City, 1974.


Dean women, John Fletcher-Kletzing College, University Park, Iowa., 1940-1945;assistant library, Bethany (Oklahoma) College, 1946-1947;director library services, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1949-1978;retired, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1978;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, The Philippines, 1978-1980, 85-86;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Nairobi, Kenya, 1983-1984;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 1984;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, 1987;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Allahabad, India, 1989;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Kericho, Kenya, 1989;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Manila, 1990;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Wesly Bible Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi, 1987-1993;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Wesly Bible Seminary, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1992;consultant graduate schools theology libraries, Wesly Bible Seminary, Owerri, Nigeria, 1993. Member Executive Committee 1st Alliance Church, Lexington, Kentucky, 1958-1961, 66-73. Delegate to national county Christian and Missionary Alliance, Columbus, Ohio, 1964, to National Congress on Education, St. Paul, 1970.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Sunday school teacher 1st Alliance Church, Lexington, 1951-1970. Member library board Withers-Jessamine County Library., Nicholasville, Kentucky, 1966-1977. Member American Theological Library.

Association (retired, executive secretary 1967-1971, director 1974-1977), Wesley Theological Society (retired. Lifetime Achievement award 2000), Christian Holiness Association, Kentucky Library. Association (board directors since 1960, section chair 1966-1967).


Married Delbert R. Rose, December 27, 1986.

David. D. Schultz

Anna (Eitzen) Schultz

Delbert R. Rose