Librarian. Born– Oct. 1, 1901, in Milwaukee, Wis. Parents– Frederick Constantine and Dora (Mueller) Knief. Married– Franz Shenk, June 15, 1942. Education– University of California in Los Angeles, B.A.; University of Illinois, B.S. (library science). Librarian in Milwaukee, Los Angeles (city and county libraries), Santa Monica, Sisjkiyou Co. Library (Calif.), Kern Co. (Calif.), and Washington State Library; after 1945 library consultant, Summerdale, Ala.; directed several library surveys.


Who’s Who of American Women, 1964; Who’s Who in Library Science, 1955.


The Amarillo Public Library; Present Needs and Future Projections–A Survey. Amarillo, Tex.; Friends of Amarillo Public Library, 1967.

“Choose Ye Excellence”; Report on a Survey of Public Library Services in the City and County of Lubboc, Texas. Summerdale, Ala.; s.n., 1965.

Corsicana’s Public Library Service; Steps toward Meeting Standards of Excellence in the 1970’s. Corsicana, Tex.; s.n., 1968.

County and Regional Library Development. Chicago; American Library Association, 1954.

A Development Program for the Brazoria County Library. Angleton, Tex.; s.n., 1963.

Public Library Service for Victoria, Texas; Present Needs, Future Developments. Victoria, Tex.; s.n., 1968.

Public Library Service in Birmingham and Jefferson County, Alabama; a Report. S.l.; s.n., 1962.

Public Library Service in Missouri; a Survey, Summary Report. Jefferson City, Mo.; s.n., 1962.

Public Library Service in Nevada; a Survey with Recommendations. Carson City, Nev.; s.n., 1958.

Public Library Services in Pierce County, Washington; Report on a Survey of Tacoma, Wash. Tacoma, Wash.; s.n., 1965.

A Regional Public Library System for the Lower Rio Grande Valley; a Proposal with Recommendations. S.l.; s.n., 1966.

Report of a Survey of Carnegie Library, Abilene, Texas. Abilene, Tex.; s.n., 1955.

Rockingham County Library, Past-Present-Future; a Survey. Rockingham County, N.C.; The Library, 1958.

Survey of Extension Activities of the Illinois State Library, May 16-31, 1956. Urbana, Ill.; University of Illinois, Graduate Library School, 1956.

Survey of the Arkansas Library Commission and the Public Libraries of Arkansas. Summerdale, Ala.; s.n., 1964.