Hibernia Prather Turbeville, 1908 – 1998

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on Scholarships, 1957–58
  • Founding Member, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1958
  • Vice-President, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1959–60
  • President, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1960–61
  • Chair, Committee on Chapters, 1960–61
  • Chair, Scholarships Committee, 1972–74

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1975
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1990
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Southwestern Legal Center and School of Law Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas,” Law Library Journal 45 (1952): 7–ii.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Laura N. Gasaway, “Women as Directors of Academic Law Libraries.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway & Michael G. Chiorazzi, 497, 520–21. Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996. (Includes profile and photo).
  • Gail M. Daly, “Memorial: Hibernia Prather Turbeville (1908–1998),” Law Library Journal 90 (1998): 725–26.
  • “Tribute to Hibernia Prather Turbeville,” Southern Methodist University Law Review 52 (1999): 1–23 (includes separate articles by Earl C. Borgeson, Gail M. Daly, Charles O. Galvin, Paul Gleiser, John H. McElhaney, Joseph W. McKnight, Ann Van Wynen Thomas, and Windle Turley).
  • “Hibernia Turbeville, 1908–1998,” AALS Proceedings (1999): 193–94.

Professional Positions

  • Teacher, Cooper, Texas, Public Schools, 1931–42
  • Assistant Law Librarian, University of Texas, 1943–47
  • Law Librarian, Southern Methodist University, 1947–75
  • Law Librarian, Locke Purnell Rain Harrell, Dallas, TX, 1975–85

Education

  • B.A., East Texas State College, 1930
  • Graduate Fellow, University of Texas, 1943–44
  • Graduate Fellow, Columbia University, Summer, 1947