William Stone Budington Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1940; Doctor of Humane Letters, Williams College, 1975; Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, Columbia University, 1941; Master of Science, Columbia University, 1951; Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1946.
Reference librarian, Norwich U., 1941-1942;
librarian, engineering and physical science, Columbia, 1947-1952;
associate librarian, John Crerar Library, Chicago, 1952-1965;
librarian, John Crerar Library, 1965-1969;
executive director, librarian, John Crerar Library, 1969-1984. Member of the United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Special Libraries Exchange, 1966. Bd, directors Center for Research Libraries, 1970-1972, chairman, 1972.
Member visiting commission on libraries Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1972-1977.
Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Med Library Association. Member American Library Association, American Society Information Science, Special Libraries Association (president 1964-1965, Hall of Fame 1984), American Society Engineering Education, Association Research Libraries (director 1970-1974, president 1973), Association College and Research Libraries (Academy Research Librarian of Year 1982), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.
Clubs: Caxton, Arts.
Married Irma Johnson.