Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Grete Cubie: A Career in Public Libraries and at University of California's School of Librarianship 1937-1975

Interviewee(s):
Cubie, Grete
Interviewer(s):
McCreery, Laura
Title:
Grete Cubie: A Career in Public Libraries and at University of California's School of Librarianship 1937-1975
Abstract:
Early life in Germany; emigration, 1930, and education at Lowell High School, San Francisco, and UC Berkeley; School of Librarianship, 1936-1937: founder, Sydney B. Mitchell and early faculty, Edith M. Coulter and Della J. Sisler, students, coursework; positions at Sacramento, Oakland, and San Francisco public libraries, 1930s and 1940s; School of Librarianship faculty, 1947-1950s: changes in the school, teaching cataloging and classification with Anne Ethelyn Markley, Dean J. Periam Danton, the Coulter Lectureship, Loyalty Oath; 1960s-1970s: student movements, South Hall, curriculum changes, Alumni Association, deans Raynard C. Swank, Patrick G. Wilson; discusses online catalogs and other changes to the profession, censorship, stereotypes of librarians, the history of cataloging and the Library of Congress classification system.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1998 1999
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10443530
Rights:
Cubie, Grete. "Grete Cubie: A Career in Public Libraries and at University of California's School of Librarianship 1937-1975." Interview by Laura McCreery in 1998 and 1999. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.