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Frances Lander Spain Teaching in Bangkok, Thailand- 1951-1952

FRANCES LANDER SPAIN PAPERS, 1938-1982 (Accession 4)

Dr. Frances Lander Spain (1903-1999) was a 1925 graduate of Winthrop with a Bachelor of Arts and later  received a B. L. S. from Emory University (1936) and M. A. and Ph. D degrees from the University of Chicago (1940, 1944). Dr. Spain would later serve as the Director of Library and Professor of library science at Winthrop (1936-1949). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and copies of her publications relating to her involvement with professional library organizations such as the American Library Association; her library work in Thailand as a Fulbright and Rockefeller Foundation grantee (1951-1952 and 1964-1965); and her work as coordinator of children’s services at the N.Y. Public Library (1953-1961). Correspondents include librarian Louis Round Wilson.

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