Served from private to Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1917-1919. Executive secretary Association. Fellow American Library Institute. Member American library association (first vice president 1946-1947, president 1947-1948), Ohio library association (president 1930-1931), New York library association (treasurer 1916-1917), vice president 1938-1939, president 1939-1940). New York Library; Clubs: Rotary, Apostles.
Reference assistant, O. State University Library. 1911-1913; reference assistant New York Public Library, 1914-1917, chief of accessions div., 1920, preparation div., 1920-1927. Librarian Dayton (O.) Public Library, 1927-1936.
Director libraries New York University, 1936-1938. Chief reference department, New York Public Library, 1937-1953. Librarian Olin Library, Wesleyan University, 1953-1956, now emeritus.
Trustee Russell Library, Middletown, 1954-1964.
Born February 9, 1888