Eliza Atkins Gleason
1909 – 2009
Who was Eliza Atkins Gleason?
Eliza Atkins Gleason was the first African American to receive a doctorate in Library Science. In 1941,she established and became the first Dean of the School of Library Service at Atlanta University and created a library education program that trained 90 percent of all African American librarians by 1986.
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- Dec 15, 1909
- Also known as
- Eliza Valeria Atkins Gleason
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of Chicago
- Dec 15, 2009
on July 23, 2013
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