DANTON, EMILY MILLER, 1888-1982.

Biography:

Librarian; editor. Born– July 8, 1888, Jackson, Miss. Parents– Thomas Marshall and Anna Letitia Dabney Miller. Education– Newcomb College, B.A., 1907; additional study at Columbia University. Certified as a librarian in New York in 1911.  Branch assistant for the Minneapolis Public Library, 1911-1914; reference librarian in Birmingham Public Library, 1914-1920;  hospital librarian for the U.S. Public Health Service and the U. S. Veteran’s Bureau, 1920-1923; editor of the ALA Booklist and other ALA Publications, 1923-1925; freelance worker for ALA, 1935-1937; director of Birmingham Public Library, 1947-55;  executive assistant in the Alabama Public Library Service, 1954.  Died Chattanooga, August 1982.

Source:

Who’s Who in Library Service, 1955.

Editor:

The Library of Tomorrow, a Symposium. Chicago; American Library Association, 1939.

Pioneering Leaders in Librarianship. Chicago; American Library Association, 1953.