Miles Oscar Price, 1890 – 1968

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Special Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1937–39
  • Charter Member, Law Library Association of Greater New York, 1938
  • Chair, Committee on Microfilm Survey for Committee on Scientific Aids to Learning, 1939–41
  • Chair, Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship—Editorial Board on Monographs, 1940–42
  • AALL Executive Board, 1942–43
    Chair, Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1942–43
  • Chair, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals, 1942–45, 1946–47
  • Chair, Committee on Cooperation with Latin-American Law Libraries, 1942–43
  • AALL President-Elect, 1944–45
  • AALL President, 1945–46
  • Chair, Committee on Major Library Positions, 1947–48
  • Chair, Committee on Education and Placement, 1948–49, 1950–55
  • Chair, Program Committee, AALL Institute, 1952–53
  • Director, 1st Annual AALL Law Librarians’ Institute, 1953
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1958–59

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Special Citation for Outstanding Contributions and Dedicated Service to the Profession and to AALL, 1959
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Government Documents for the Law Library,” Law Library Journal 28 (1935): 67–76.
  • Subject Headings in American and English Law Used in the Dictionary Catalog of the Columbia University Law Library.  New York: School of Library Service, Columbia University, 1939.
  • “Patent Searching, with Special Reference to Chemical Patents,” Special Libraries 31 (1940): 118–28.
  • “A Catalog for the Small Law Library,” Law Library Journal 34 (1941): 1–8.
  • “Legislative Reference Service in a Law School Library,” Special Libraries 32 (1941): 302–04, 314.
  • “Notes of a Law Book Scout in South America,” Law Library Journal 35 (1942): 95–99.
  • A Catalog for a Law Library of 15,000 Volumes. New York: School of Library Service, Columbia University, 1942 (with Elsie Basset & Jean Marie Christmas).
  • “Noting Up British Statutes and Cases,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 251–70.
  • “Citation Books for United States Treaties,” Law Library Journal 41 (1948): 347–64.
  • “The Law School Librarian,” Journal of Legal Education 1 (1948): 268–72.
  • “Bibliographical Notes on United States Patent, Trade-Mark, and Copyright Law,” Law Library Journal 42 (1949): 47–59.
  • A Practical Manual of Standard Legal Citations: Rules, Rationale and Examples of Citations to Authority for Lawyers, Law Students, Teachers and Research Workers. New York: Oceana, 1950. [also 2d ed., 1958].
  • “Selection and Training of Law Catalogers,” Law Library Journal 45 (1952): 296–302.
  • Effective Legal Research: A Practical Manual of Law Books and Their Use. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1953 (with Harry S. Bitner).
  • “Legal Education During the Past Fifty Years as Reflected in the Changing Character of Law Library Acquisitions,” University of Florida Law Review 6 (1953): 221–30.
  • “Institutes from the Point of View of a Director,” Law Library Journal 49 (1956): 168–74.
  • “The Law School Librarian’s Educational Qualifications: A Statistical Study,” Journal of Legal Education 10 (1957): 222–24.
  • “The Place of the Law School Library in Library Administration,” Journal of Legal Education 13 (1960): 230–38.
  • “The Place of the Law School Library in Library Administration,” College and Research Libraries 21 (Jan. 1960): 13–19.
  • “Photocopying by Libraries and Copyright: A Precis,” Library Trends (Jan. 1960): 432–47.
  • “Columbia University’s Law Library Course,” Law Library Journal 55 (1962): 220–24.Effective Legal Research. Student ed. rev. Boston: Little, Brown, 1962 (with Harry S. Bitner). [also 3d ed., 1969]
  • “Law Library Basic Book List,” Law Library Journal 57 (1964): 320–22.
  • “Constructing the Class K Schedules for American Federal Law,” Law Library Journal 57 (1964): 366–75.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “[Dedication to] Miles Oscar Price, 1890–1968,” Law Library Journal 62 (1969): 2–24. Includes: Arthur J. Ruffier, “Miles Oscar Price: A Bibliographical Sketch”(2–4); Meira G. Pimsleur, “Miles O. Price, Law Librarian, Columbia University” (5–8); Harry Bitner, “Miles O. Price—Teacher and Friend” (9–10); Marian G. Gallagher, “Miles Oscar Price—The Journal Record” (11–14); Ervin H. Pollack, “Miles Oscar Price” (15–16); Morris L. Cohen, “Miles O. Price and Education for Law Librarianship” (17–20); Mary W. Oliver & Lucile M. Elliott, “Miles O. Price” (21–22); Frances Farmer, “Miles Price as Teacher” (23); J. Myron Jacobstein, “Miles O. Price” (24).
  • J. Myron Jacobstein, “The Dean of Librarians [Miles O. Price],” in Frank G. Houdek, comp., “Meet My Mentor”: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 177, 227–28.

Professional Positions

  • Division Chief, University of Chicago Libraries, 1910–14
  • Division Chief, University of Illinois Libraries, 1914–22
  • Librarian, Scientific Library, U.S. Patent Office, 1922–29
  • Librarian, Columbia University School of Law, 1929–56
  • Librarian and Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law, 1956–61
  • Librarian and Professor Emeritus, Columbia University School of Law, 1961–68
  • Consultant, Duke University School of Law, 1961–62
  • Consultant, Class K Project, Library of Congress, 1962–64
  • Director, Libraries Study Project, Association of American Law Schools, 1964–66

Education

  • S.B., University of Chicago, 1914
  • B.L.S., University of Illinois, 1922
  • LL.B., Columbia University, 1938
  • LL.D., Temple University, 1954 (Honorary Degree)

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Member, American Library Association Council, 1924–25, 1933–37
  • President, District of Columbia Library Association, 1924–25
  • Member, Executive Board, Special Libraries Association, 1930–31
  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, New York, 1940

Balfour Halévy, 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Balfour Harvey

  • Chair, Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee, 1976–77

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Honoured Member of Canadian Association of Law Libraries, 1998
  • Law Foundation of Ontario Guthrie Award, 1999
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2000 (first Canadian to receive the award)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School Library Special Collections Named in His Honor, 2008
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • A Selective Bibliography on State Constitutional Revision. New York: National Municipal League, 1963 (with Libby H. Fishman).
  • “General Monographic Bibliographies,” Law Library Journal 69 (1976): 364–65.
  • Inventory of Canadian Secondary Legal Literature, 1970–1986. Ottawa: Canadian Legal Information Centre, 1990 (with Guy Tanguay).
  • “Diana Mary Priestly: An Appreciation,” Law Library Journal 90 (1998): 123–28 (with Ann Rae).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Gallagher Award Recipients Named,” AALL Spectrum 4 (June 2000): 30.
    Ann Rae, “Balfour Halévy Recipient of the Marian Gould Gallagher Award,” Canadian Law Libraries 25 (2000): 166–67.
  • Oral History of Balfour Halévy (unpublished). Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, 2003. 153 pp.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Lecturer, University College of Wales, 1958–61
  • Reference Librarian, Columbia University, 1961–63
  • Acting Librarian, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1963–67
  • Law Librarian, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1967–99 (founding librarian)
  • Law Librarian Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1999–present

Education

  • LL.B., London University, 1956
  • M.C.L., Tulane University, 1958
  • M.S.L.S., Columbia University, 1963

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Admitted to practice, London, 1957
  • Admitted to practice, Ontario, 1968
  • Co-founder, Canadian Legal Information Council

Robert L. Oakley, 1945 – 2007

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Representative, American National Standards Institute Committee Z-39 on Library Work, Documentation, and Related Publishing Practices, 1974–83
  • Chair, Constitution and By-Laws Committee, 1980–82
  • Chair, Program Committee, AALL Institute, 1983–85
  • Representative, Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee, 1986–92
  • Chair, Special Committee on National Information Policy, 1988–90
  • Washington Affairs Representative, 1990–2000, 2001–07
  • Executive Board, 1991–94
  • Vice President/President-Elect, 1999–2000
  • President, 2000–01
  • Immediate Past President, 2001–02

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Merit, “for promoting public access to legal information and leadership in the national information community,” 1999
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Merit, “for enduring commitment to AALL and the profession and for spearheading the “Preserving Legal Information for the 21st Century: Toward a National Agenda” conference to address the preservation dilemma in regard to legal information,” 2003
  • AALL Executive Board Resolution Honoring Robert L. Oakley, October 16, 2007
  • Member Advocacy Award, 2008 (first recipient; subsequently renamed in his honor in 2009)
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2008
  • Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship, 2008
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Government Aid to Religious Schools (Round 2),” Cornell Law Forum 5 (June 1978): 6–10.
  • “Collection Development Impact of a National Law Library,” Law Library Journal 77 (1984): 639–47 (with Vivian L. Campbell).
  • “Microcomputers for More Than On-Line Research: Some Cautionary Notes,” Law Library Journal 79 (1987): 335–43.
  • Intellectual Property Issues and Information Networks: A Background Paper.” In Intellectual Property Issues in the Library Network Context: Proceedings of the Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee Meeting, March 23–25, 1988, 5. Network Planning Paper, no. 17. Washington: Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress, 1989.
  • “Education for Law Librarianship: Avoiding the Trade School Mentality,” Journal of Library Administration 11 (1989): 147–64.
  • Copyright and Preservation: A Serious Problem in Need of a Thoughtful Solution. Washington: Commission on Preservation and Access, 1990.
  • “Copyright Issues for the Creators and Users of Information in the Electronic Environment,” Electronic Networking: Research, Applications, and Policy 1 (1991): 23–30.
  • Copyright and Electronic Publishing.” In Scholarly Publishing on the Electronic Networks: The New Generation: Visions and Opportunities in Not-For-Profit Publishing, edited by Ann Okerson, 91. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 1993.
  • “Copyright 1996: Fleshing Out the Issues,” Bowker Annual, Library and Book Trade Almanac 42 (1997): 229.
  • “Preservation and Copyright.” In Growing Pains: Adapting Copyright for Libraries, Education, and Society, edited by Laura N. Gasaway, 111–24. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman, 1997.
  • “UCC Article 2B: Some Preliminary Comments on a New Issue for the Library Community,” AALL Spectrum 2 (February 1998): 14–16.
  • “The Copyright Context,” Collection Management 22 (1998): 177–84.
  • “Copyright 1998: Recalibrating the Balance,” Bowker Annual, Library and Book Trade Almanac 44 (1999): 282.
  • “Remembrances of Harry Bitner,” Law Library Journal 94 (2002): 202–03.
  • “Introducing New AALL Executive Director Susan E. Fox,” AALL Spectrum 7 (2002): 4, 8–9.
  • “Copyright 2001: Exploring the Implications of Technology,” Bowker Annual, Library and Book Trade Almanac 47 (2002): 284–97.
  • “International Public Policy and Libraries,” AALL Spectrum 8 (December 2003): centerfold 1–4.
  • Preserving Legal Information for the Twenty-First Century: Toward a National Agenda, Introduction,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 579–80.
  • “Balancing Act: Reconciling Privacy with the Public’s Right to Know,” AALL Spectrum 8 (2004): 14–15, 35.
  • Library-Related Principles for the International Development Agenda of the World Intellectual Property Organization,” principal drafter.
  • “Service to the Profession.” In The Spirit of Law Librarianship: A Reader, edited by Roy M. Mersky and Richard A. Leiter, 99–106. Chicago: Alert Publications, 2005.
  • “Fairness in Electronic Contracting: Minimum Standards for Non-Negotiated Contracts,” Houston Law Review 42 (2005): 1041–1105.
  • Developments in Copyright 2005: Exploring the Boundaries,” Bowker Annual, Library and Book Trade Almanac 51 (2006): 251–66.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Robert L. Oakley,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of My First Annual Meeting,” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 61–62.
  • Robert L. Oakley,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 338–40.
  • Margaret K. Maes, “Robert L. Oakley, 1945–2007,” AALL Spectrum 12 (December 2007): 10–13.
  • Ellen Callinan, “In Memoriam: Robert L. Oakley,” PLL Perspectives 19 (Winter 2008): 20.
  • Kathie Sullivan, “In Memory of Bob Oakley,” PLL Perspectives 19 (Winter 2008): 21.
  • Ruth J. Hill, “Robert L. Oakley Honored as the 2008 Gallagher Award Recipient,” AALL Spectrum 12 (June 2008): 16.
  • “[Special Feature:] A Tribute to Robert L. Oakley (1945–2007).” Law Library Journal 100 (2008): 215–50.
  • Robert L. Oakley Oral History Panel: Mary Alice Baish, Darcy Kirk, Margaret Maes, and Susan Tulis. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Frank G. Houdek, July 14, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Circulation Librarian/Assistant Reference Librarian, Cornell Law School, 1972–76
  • Associate Law Librarian, Cornell Law School, 1976–79
  • Visiting Professor, Syracuse University School of Information Studies, 1976
  • Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law, 1979–82
  • Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982–2007

Education

  • B.A., Cornell University, 1968
  • M.S.L.S., Syracuse University, 1972
  • J.D., Cornell University, 1976

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Admitted to practice, New York, 1976
  • Admitted to practice, U.S. District for the Southern District of New York, 1976
  • Member, Network Advisory Committee, Library of Congress, 1986–92
  • Copyright Consultant, Commission on Preservation and Access, 1988–92
  • Member, Depository Library Council, 1990–93
  • Member, AALS Committee on Libraries, 1990–94
  • Vice-Chair, Committee on Regulatory Initiatives and Information Technology, ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, 1992–97
  • Member, IFLA Committee on Copyright and Other Legal Matters, 2001–04, and Expert Resource Person to the Committee, 2004–07
  • Member, Copyright Office of the United States, Section 108 Review Committee, 2005–07

Cossette T. Sun, 1937 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Cossette Sun

  • Chair, Law Library Service to Institutional Residents Special Interest Section, 1979–80
  • Vice-Chair, Public Relations Committee, 1983–84
  • Chair, Diversity Committee, 1996–97
  • AALL Executive Board, 1999–2002

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2007
  • State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2009
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • A Bibliography: The Published Works of Albert A. Ehrenzweig,” California Law Review 62 (1974): 1080–83 (with Francis R. Doyle).
  • “Delivery of Services to Diverse Patrons,” AALL Spectrum 3 (1999): 9, 30.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Cossette T. Sun.” In Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill & Vicente Garces, Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries, 51–53. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006.
  • Carol Bredemeyer, “Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award Goes to Three Perennially Active Members,” AALL Spectrum 11 (June 2007): 22–23, 31.
  • Cossette T. Sun, Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, July 2, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Research Librarian, Washington University, 1968
  • Associate Librarian and Assistant Professor, St. Louis University, 1967–73
  • Reference Librarian, Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley, 1974
  • Branch Librarian, South County, Alameda County Law Library, 1974–76
  • Law Library Director, Alameda County Law Library, 1977–2008

Education

  • LL.B., College of Law, National Taiwan University, 1960.
  • M.A., University of Houston, 1963
  • M.S., Simmons College, 1965

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • President, California Council of County Law Libraries, 1982–84
  • Member, Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council
  • Executive Board Member, Women Lawyers of Alameda County
  • President, Alameda-Taoyuan Sister County Association
  • Alameda County Bar Association Distinguished Services Award, 1997

Marie Wallace, 1929 – 2014

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Founder & Chair, SCALL Annual Institute on California Law, 1973
  • President, Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL), 1973–74
  • Vice-Chair, Private Law Libraries Committee, 1976–77
  • Chair, SCALL Workshop for the Novice Law Firm Librarian, 1977
  • Chair, Private Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1979–80
  • Co-founder, Research Instruction Caucus,1990–96

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Rohan Chapter Service Award, Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL), 1986
  • Outstanding Law Librarian, Legal Information Alert, 1987
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1997
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Private Law Library: 1980’s and Beyond (co-chairperson with Richard Sloane). New York: Practising Law Institute, 1979 (PLI Patent, Copyright, Trademark and Literary Property Course Handbook Series, no. 107).
  • “Designing a Manual System for Legal Research Memoranda,” Legal Economics 6 (Mar./Apr.1980): 27–30.
  • “The Citating Supermarket,” Pts. 1 and 2, Legal Information Alert 3 (1984, No. 4): 1–4; 3 (1984, No. 5): 1–4 (with Marie Wallace).
  • “Statistics: Political and Management Tool,” Law Library Journal 80 (1988): 329–38.
  • “Fast Forward, or Legal Research in the Real World,” Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 3 (Oct. 1989): 1–4.
  • “The Librarian’s Role in Law Firms,” Canadian Law Libraries 15 (1990): 182–86.
  • “Special Projects Managers.” In The ABA Guide to Professional Managers in the Law Office, edited by Carolyn Thornlow, 129–35. Chicago: ABA Section of Law Practice Management,1996.
  • “The Evolution of Law Librarians as Smartly Dressed Trainers,” PLL Perspectives 11 (Winter 2000):1,5.
  • “Life in Progress: A Combo of Fast Forward and Rewind,” PLL Perspectives 11 (Spring 2000):1,5.
  • Guide on the Side,” [monthly columns for LLRX.com, 1997–2003].

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Nina Wendt, “Outstanding Law Librarians of 1987,” Legal Information Alert 6 (Nov./Dec. 1987): 2–3.
  • Marie Wallace, “Mentors as a Picket Fence,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 251–53.
  • Marie Wallace, “Marie Wallace’s Memories of Being the SCALL President,” SCALL Newsletter 29 (March 2002): 6.
  • Bob Oaks and Cindy Spohr, “Memorial: Marie Wallace (1929–2014),” Law Library Journal 107 (2015): 165–67.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Head, Processing Division, Acquisitions Dept., Main Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1951–56
  • Head of Acquisitions Dept., UCLA Law Library, 1956–58
  • Head of Acquisitions Dept., Los Angeles County Law Library, 1958
  • Law Librarian, Kindel & Anderson, Los Angeles, 1971–82
  • Law Librarian, Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles, 1982–88
  • Law Library Manager, O’Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles, 1988–91
  • Special Projects Coordinator, O’Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles, 1991–95

Education

  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1950
  • M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1951

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Chair, Teaching Research in Private Law Libraries (TRIPLL) Council, 1990–97
  • Frequent speaker for Practising Law Institute private law library programs, including chairing programs in 1977, 1979, 1983, 1984, and 1986

Marie Whited, 1944 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Technical Services Special Interest Section Cataloging and Classification Committee, 1992–95
  • Co-Director and Speaker, AALL Basic Cataloging Institute, 1996
  • AALL Representative to American Library Association, ALCTS/CCS, Subject Analysis Committee, 1997–99, 2003–05
  • Co-Director, AALL Advanced Cataloging Workshop, 2003
  • Technical Services Special Interest Section, Board Member, 2006–08

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship, 1993
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2010
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Establishing a New Subject Heading,” Technical Services Law Librarian, 12 (1987): 24–25.
  • “Bibliography on Cataloging and Classification of Legal Materials—A Supplement, 1968–74,” Law Library Journal 68 (1975): 307–311(with Nancy Miller).
  • “Classification Column” in Technical Services Law Librarian 20–36 (1994–2010).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Camille Broussard, “Marie Whited Honored with Marian Gould Gallagher Award,” AALL Spectrum 14 (June 2010): 17.

Professional Positions

  • Cataloger, Cornell Law Library, 1967–68
  • Head Cataloger, Cornell Law Library, 1968–74
  • Law Subject Cataloger, Library of Congress, Subject Cataloging Division, 1974–90
  • Collection Development/Acquisitions Librarian, Jacob Burns Law Library, George Washington  University School of Law, 1990
  • Managing Librarian for Bibliographic Services, Jacob Burns Law Library, George Washington University School of Law, 1990–92
  • Law Catalog Liaison Specialist, Law Library of Congress, 1992–95
  • Manager, Cataloging Services, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University School of Law, 1995–2004
  • Cataloging Liaison, Law Library of Congress, 2004–10

Education

  • B.A., University of Maine, 1966
  • M.S.L.S., Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1967

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • American Library Association, 1997–2008, and member of various ALCTS/CCS Subject Analysis Committee task forces, 1997–2005

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

Education

  • 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

Gertrude Elstner Woodard, 1870 – 1966

Hall of Fame Pioneer
Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • AALL Vice President, 1909–10, 1911–12 (first woman to serve as AALL officer)
  • AALL Executive Board, 1910–11 (first woman to serve on AALL Board)
  • AALL Secretary, 1912–17
  • Chair, Committee on Shelf Classification of Law Books, 1912–13
  • Editor, Law Library Journal, 1915–19, 1922–24
  • Chair, Committee on Skeleton Index, 1917–18
  • Member, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals and Library Journal, 1916–36
  • Member, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals, 1936–52

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1930
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee (Pioneer), 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “The Use of Library of Congress Cards in the Small Law Library,” Law Library Journal 7 (1914): 39–41.
  • “Need for an Index to Statute Law,” Law Library Journal 15 (1922): 50–52.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Rosemary T. Bodley, “In Memory of Gertrude Elstner Woodard,” Law Library Journal 60 (1967): 100–01.

Professional Positions

  • Librarian, unidentified Michigan state agency
  • Assistant Librarian, University of Michigan Law School Library, 1901–15
  • Indexer, unidentified book company

Education

  • unknown

Jacqueline S. Wright, 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Government Relations Committee, 1997–98

Professional Honors and Awards

  • State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2000
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2002
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Handbook for Appellate Advocacy in the Arkansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1980, 1985.
  • Arkansas Supreme Court Manual of Rules and Committees. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1980.
  • “Women of the Law in Arkansas—1918 to 1959,” Arkansas Lawyer 19 (January 1985): 17–20.
  • “The Supreme Court Library: A Source of Pride,” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 47 (1988): 137–49.
  • Law Clerk Handbook: For the Law clerks and Staff of the Arkansas Supreme Court and Arkansas Court of Appeals. Little Rock: Arkansas Judicial Department, 1990.
  • “Shepard’s Pricing Changes Affect Libraries,” CRIV Sheet 18 (February 1996): 11–12 (published in AALL Newsletter 27 (February 1996)).
  • “How to Measure Whether a Document or Book Will Last Another 100 Years,” AALL Newsletter 27 (March 1996): 268–69. “Attorney Ad Litem: A Different Kind of Practice,” Arkansas Lawyer 37 (Fall 2002): 8–11, 44.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • John J. Hasko, “Wright Tapped for Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award,” AALL Spectrum 6 (June 2002): 9.

Professional Positions

  • Director, Arkansas Supreme Court Library, 1979–98

Education

  • B.A., University of Arkansas, 1955
  • J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1973

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • President, Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers, 1981–82
  • Delegate, White House Conference on Libraries, Washington, D.C., 1991
  • Speaker, Fourth Court Technology Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, 1994
  • Editorial Board, The Arkansas Lawyer, Arkansas Bar Association, 1998
  • Board of Directors, Arkansas Supreme Court Historical Society

Eileen H. Searls, 1925 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on State Bar Publications, 1955–56
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1963–64
  • Chair, Committee on Microfacsimiles, 1967–68
  • Chair, Microfacsimiles Committee, 1968–69
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1980 Annual Meeting (St. Louis), 1979–80
  • Chair, Mid-America Law School Libraries Consortium, 1980–84
  • Chair, Council of Law Library Consortia, 1981–90
  • President, Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, 1984–86
  • Chair, Statistics Committee, 1992–93

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Woman of the Year, Women’s Commission of Saint Louis University, 1987
  • Distinguished Service Law Librarian, Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, 1991
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1999
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “The Demise and Fall of Library Fungus,”  Law Library Journal 57 (1964): 209–16 (with Edward M. Searls).
  • “Observations on Law School Rankings.” In Legal Education for the 21st Century, edited by Donald B. King, 433–57. Littleton, Co.: Fred B. Rothman, 1998.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Carol J. Parris, “Gallagher Award Recipients Named,” AALL Spectrum 3 (June 1999): 18.
  • Joseph J. Simeone, “Eileen H. Searls: A Noble Bibliophile,” St. Louis University Law Journal 44 (2000):  799–802.

Professional Positions

  • Cataloger, Yale Law Library, 1951–52
  • Director and Professor of Law, St. Louis University Omer Poos Law Library, 1952–99
  • Professor of Law Emerita, St. Louis University School of Law, 2000–

Education

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1948
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin College of Law, 1950
  • M.S.L.S., University of Wisconsin School of Library and Information Studies, 1951

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • St. Louis University School of Law, first woman promoted to full professor (1964) and first to receive tenure
  • Admitted to practice of law, Wisconsin, 1950
  • Co-founder, Law Library Microform Consortium, 1976–77
  • Co-founder, Mid-American Law School Library Consortium, 1980
  • Founding Chair, Council of Law Library Consortium, 1981
  • Co-founder, Jesuit Law School Library Consortium, 1987