Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: William H. Carlson

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. William H. Carlson (1898–1990) was the 10th president of ACRL, serving from 1947-1948. He was the director of the Libraries for the Oregon State System of Higher Education at Corvallis during the

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: H. William Axford

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. H. William Axford (1925-1980) was the 37th President of ACRL, serving from 1974-1975. During that time he was also the University Librarian at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. During his

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Harriet D. MacPherson

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Harriet Dorothea MacPherson (1892-1967) served as the 16th president of ACRL from 1953-54. During the same period, she was dean of the  School of Library Science at Drexel Institute. MacPherson received her