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1982 – Served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Information and Privacy, U.S. Department of Justice.   1994 – Nisbet was Special Counsel for Information Policy, National Archives and Records Administration.   1995 – She became the president of American Society of Access Professionals (ASAP)    1999 – She joined the American Library ..

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1633 – Born on October 20 at Florence, son of Marco Magliabechi, burgher, and Ginevra Baldorietta.   1673 – He became librarian to Grand Duke Cosimo III of Tuscany.            – He became the central figure of literary life in Florence.   1714 – Died at the age of 81, at the monastery ..

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US administrator, dramatist, and poet   wrote poetry collections "The Pot of Earth" 1925, "Collected Poems, 1917-1952" 1952 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1953), narrative poem "Conquistador" 1932 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1933), verse play "J. B." 1958 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1959)   librarian of Congress 1939-1944   assistant secretary of state for public and ..

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1766 – Born on the 23rd of June in Silesia, Germany. 1785 – He entered the University of Halle in Halle, Germany. 1788 – He published the book "Verzeichnis aller anonymischen Schriften". 1795 – He went to Hamburg, Germany to edit the "Neue Hamburger Zeitung". 1800 – He obtained the office of librarian in the ..

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1856 – John Cotton Dana was born on the 19th of August in Woodstock, Vermont.   1874 – Studied at Dartmouth College.   1880 – He went to Denver, Colorado where he passed the Colorado bar.   1889-1898 – Became director of the Denver Public Library.   1902-1929 – He was head of the Newark ..

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1923 – He was born in Ballintra, County Donegal, Ireland on the 13th of November. 1940 – Boyle spent some years in Tralee following the tragic death of his older brother John. 1943 – Leonard was educated in Gaelic and entered the Dominican Order. 1949 – He was ordained a priest having received his doctorate ..

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1838 – Born on the 12th of April in Switzerland county, Indiana.        – American surgeon and librarian whose organization of U.S. medical institutions played a central role in the modernization of hospital care and the maintenance of public health. 1857 – Graduated from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). 1860 – Graduated from Medical College of ..

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1929 – Billington was born on the 1st of June in Mawr, Pennsylvania. 1950 – Graduated at Princeton University with highest honors.        – He earned his doctorate from Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Rhodes scholar. 1956 – Authored the book "Mikhailovsky and Russian Populism". 1957-1962 – Served as professor of history at ..

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1887 – Born on March 14th in Baltimore, Md. A bookshop operator who became important in the literary life of Paris, particularly in the 1920s, when her shop was a gathering place for expatriate writers and a centre where French authors could pursue their newfound interest in American literature. 1901 – She accompanied her father, ..

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1805 – Born on October 23rd in Providence, Rhode Island. American bibliographer, librarian, politician, and scholar.          – As secretary of the state of Rhode Island he rearranged and classified the state records and prepared bibliographies and compilations on state history. 1848 – Made his greatest contribution to linguistics with his pioneer work, Dictionary ..

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