Eliza Atkins Gleason

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1909 – 2009

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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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Born
Dec 15, 1909
Winston-Salem
Also known as
  • Eliza Valeria Atkins Gleason
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
Died
Dec 15, 2009

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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