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columnist , educator , librarian , writer

Zena Bailey Sutherland, American librarian, educator, columnist, writer. Named Sutherland Lectureship in her honor, University Chicago, 1981; recipient Children's Reading Round Table award, 1978.

Background

Sutherland, Zena Bailey was born on September 17, 1915 in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Jack Karras and Lena (Cohen) Baum.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1937. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1966.

Career

Editor, Review Bulletin University Chicago, 1958—1986, associate editor, from 1986. Professor emeritus University Chicago Graduate Library. School, from 1986; consultant NBC, Chicago, 1968—1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Children and Books, 1974 (Pi Lambda Theta award). Contributing editor: Saturday Review, 1966-1972. Editor: Chicago Tribune, 1972-1985, Children and Libraries, 1981, others.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active University Chicago Service League, Neighborhood Club, Hospital Volunteer group, First Unitarian Church. Member of American Library Association (board directors, jury president, Grolier award 1983), International Society for Research in Children's Literature, National Council Teachers English, International Research Society, International Reading Association, International Board on Books for Young People, Colony Club (Chicago), Quadrangle Club (Chicago), University Women's Club (London), Mensa, Beta Phi Mu.

Connections

Married Roland Bailey, December 19, 1937 (divorced 1962). Children: Stephen Bailey, Thomas Bailey, Katherine Bailey Linehan. Married Alec Sutherland, July 30, 1964.

father:
Jack Karras Baum

mother:
Lena (Cohen) Baum

spouse:
Roland Bailey

spouse:
Alec Sutherland

child:
Stephen Bailey Sutherland

child:
Thomas Bailey Sutherland

child:
Katherine Bailey Linehan Sutherland