Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Flora Elizabeth Reynolds: "A Dukedom Large Enough": Forty Years in Northern California's Public and Academic Libraries 1936-1976

Interviewee(s):
Reynolds, Flora Elizabeth
Interviewer(s):
McCreery, Laura
Title:
Flora Elizabeth Reynolds: "A Dukedom Large Enough": Forty Years in Northern California's Public and Academic Libraries 1936-1976
Abstract:
Childhood in Marin County, CA; living in International House, UC Berkeley, master's degree in Latin; School of Librarianship, 1935-1936: comments on Sydney Mitchell, Della Sisler, Edith Coulter; employed at Sausalito and Mill Valley public libraries; army librarian in California, 1943-1945; reference librarian, SF State College, 1949-1953; librarian of Mills College, 1955-1976: predecessor Evelyn Steel Little, staff, students, collection development, early computerization; further on Edith Coulter; influence of Frances Clarke Sayers; teaching reference and bibliography; working with LeRoy Merritt, Leslie Clarke, Roger Levenson; William J. Monihan and University of San Francisco Gleeson Library; retirement: Associate in The Bancroft Library.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1999
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10448778
Rights:
Reynolds, Flora Elizabeth. "Flora Elizabeth Reynolds: "A Dukedom Large Enough": Forty Years in Northern California's Public and Academic Libraries 1936-1976." Interview by Laura McCreery in 1999. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.