Dictionary of American Library Biography: Second Supplement by Donald G. Davis

By Donald G. Davis

This moment complement to DALB, the Dictionary of yank Library Biography (1978), provides seventy seven remarkable, deceased individuals of the library and archival groups to the 302 entries in most cases quantity and the fifty one entries within the first complement (1990). the second one complement comprises essentially these figures who died among 1987 and the top of the 12 months 2000, although a few thirteen entries supply sketches for awesome folks whose demise dates are a bit previous and who weren't incorporated in past works. one of the entries are a couple of African americans, and approximately one-half of the entries are girls. a few eighty participants from the U.S. and Canada supplied sketches, many in line with unique resource fabric. This complement follows the perform and structure of the sooner volumes, notwithstanding it permits presidents of the yankee Library organization to compete for inclusion with different nominations.

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