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medical library consultant

Thomas Edward Keys, American medical library consultant. Decorated Knight Order Falcon (Iceland). Recipient numerous awards.

Background

Keys, Thomas Edward was born on December 2, 1908 in Greenville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Thomas Napoleon and Margaret (Boothroyd) Keys.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Beloit College, 1931;Doctor of Science, Beloit College, 1972;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1934.

Career

Order assistant, Newberry Library, Chicago, 1931-1932;assistant librarian, Mayo Clinic, 1934-1935;reference librarian, Mayo Clinic, 1935-1942;librarian, Mayo Clinic, 1946-1969;senior library consultant, Mayo Clinic, 1969-1972;professor, Mayo Foundation Graduate School Medicine, 1969-1972;emeritus, Mayo Foundation Graduate School Medicine, 1972-1995;consultant, lecturer in field.

Works

Membership

Board regents National Library of Medicine, 1959-1962. Fellow Medical Library Association, Mayo Foundation Society for History of Medicine. Member International Society History Medicine, American Society Anesthesiologists (honorary), Anesthesia History Association (honorary), American Osler Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Mu, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Schaack, November 2, 1934. Children: Thomas Frederick, Charles Edward (deceased).

father:
Thomas Napoleon Keys

mother:
Margaret (Boothroyd) Keys

spouse:
Elizabeth Schaack

child:
Thomas Frederick Keys

child:
Charles Edward Keys (deceased)