Bardie C. Wolfe, Jr., 1942 – 2000

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Vice-Chair, Index to Legal Periodicals Committee, 1974–77
  • Chair, Bibliographic Standards Committee, 1977–78
  • Co-Chair, Directory Committee, 1985–86
  • Co-Editor, AALL Directory, 1986–88
  • Co-Editor, AALL Directory and Handbook, 1988-1989

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1998
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • The Bill of Rights and Military Justice: A Selected Legal Periodical Survey, 1940 to 1970. Austin, TX.: University of Texas School of Law, Tarlton Law Library, 1970. (Tarlton Legal Bibliography Series No. 1).
  • “Hours of Opening and After-Hours Access in University Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 66 (1973): 88–95 (with Robert E. Cogswell).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Ruth Johnson Hill, “1998 Gallagher Award Recipients,” AALL Spectrum 2 (June, 1998): 20.
  • Roy M. Mersky, Beatrice S. Citron, Gordon R. Russell & Paula Tejeda, “Memorial: Bardie C. Wolfe Jr. (1942–2000)—An Innovator and a Friend,” Law Library Journal 93 (2001): 363–67.

Professional Positions

  • Circulation Librarian and Director of Public Services, University of Texas Law Library, 1968–71
  • Acquisitions Librarian and Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Law Library, 1971–73
  • Law Librarian and Assistant Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1973–76
  • Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1976–77
  • Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law, University of Tennessee, 1977–80
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Pace University, 1980–84
  • Director and Professor of Law, University of Saint Thomas 1984–97


  • J.D., University of Kentucky, 1966
  • M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky, 1972

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Kentucky, 1967
  • Member, Depository Library Council to the Public Printer, 1977–80