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

A.J. Small, 1869 – 1937

Hall of Fame Pioneer
Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Charter Member, July 1906 (presided over organizational meeting)
  • AALL President, 1906–08
  • Chair, Committee on Legal Bibliography, 1912–13, 1915–18
  • AALL Executive Board, 1913–14
  • Chair, Committee to Prepare Check List of Bar Association Reports, 1920–21
  • Chair, Committee on New Members, 1923–24, 1925–27
  • Chair, Committee on Bar Association Reports, 1927–37
  • Chair, Committee on Resolutions, 1931–32

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee (Pioneer), 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Classification of Law Text Books by Subject,” Law Library Journal 1 (1908): 16–18.
  • “Law-Book Making from a Law Librarian’s Point of View,” Law Library Journal 2 (1909): 57–61.
  • “Library Essentials,” Law Library Journal 8 (1916): 77–79.
  • “Observations on Bar Association Proceedings,” Law Library Journal 14 (1921): 19–22.
  • “Bar and Allied Association Publications,” Law Library Journal 20 (1927): 66–71.
  • “Is There an Excuse for the Association’s Existence Or the Spirit of Yesterday Contrasted with the Spirit of Today,” Law Library Journal 21 (1928): 56–60.
  • “Review of Organization Meeting Iowa State Bar Association,” Iowa State Bar Association Quarterly 1 (June 1930): 9–12.
  • “Iowa State Law Library,” Iowa State Bar Association Quarterly 1 (September 1930): 27–29.
  • “Reflections,” Law Library Journal 24 (1931): 12–14.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Memorial to A.J. Small,” Law Library Journal 30 (1937): 527–28.

Professional Positions

  • Law and Legislative Reference Librarian, Iowa State Library, 1896–1937

Education

  • unknown

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • President, National Association of State Libraries, 1915–16?

Adolf Sprudzs, 1922 – 2003

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on Chapters, 1959–60
  • Chair, Foreign and International Law Committee, 1970–72

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2000
  • Honorary doctorate, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 2001
  • Order of the Three Stars, 5th class, Latvian Special Presidential Council of the Three Star Order, 2002 (for scholarly accomplishments)
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Foreign Law Abbreviations: French. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1967.
  • Treaty Sources in Legal and Political Research: Tools, Techniques and Problems—The Conventional and the New. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1971.
  • Benelux Abbreviations and Symbols—Law and Related Subjects. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1971.
  • “Status of Multilateral Treaties—Researchers Mystery, Mess or Muddle?” American Journal of International Law 66 (1972): 365–76.
  • UST Cumulative Index 1950–1970: Cumulative Index to United States Treaties and Other International Agreements 1950–1970. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1973 (with Igor Kavass).
  • UST Cumulative Indexing Service 1976: Cumulative Index to United States Treaties and Other International Agreements 1976–Date. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1978– (with Igor Kavass).
  • Extradition Laws and Treaties of the United States. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1979– (with Igor Kavass).
  • “Problems with Sources of Information in International Law and Relations: The Case of the World-Wide Treaty Jungle,” International Journal of Law Libraries 9 (1981): 195–202.
  • A Guide to the United States Treaties in Force.  Buffalo, N.Y. : William S. Hein & Co., 1982–88 (with Igor Kavass).
  • Current Treaty Index. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1982–88 (with Igor Kavass).
  • “International Legal Research: An Infinite Paper Chase,” Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 16 (1983): 521–53.
  • “Fundamentals of Foreign Legal Research,” Law Library Journal 76 (1983): 458–63.
  • “The International Association of Law Libraries and Its Twenty-Five Years of Activities” Law Librarian 15 (1984): 50–53.
  • U.S. Treaty Indexing Service. Unpublished and Unnumbered Treaties Index 1986–1988. Buffalo, N.Y.:  William S. Hein & Co., 1986–1988 (with Igor Kavass).
  • International Legal Research Perspectives. Buffalo, N.Y. : William S. Hein & Co., 1988.
  • The Baltic Path to Independence: An International Reader of Selected Articles, editor. Buffalo, N.Y. : William S. Hein & Co., 1994.
  • “Thirty-Five Years of International Cooperation: The Case of the IALL,” Law Librarian 26 (1995): 321–26.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Pam Deemer, “Gallagher Award Recipients Named,” AALL Spectrum 4 (June 2000): 30.
  • Judith Wright, “Adolf Sprudzs: In Memoriam,” Law Library Journal 95 (2003): 324–25.
  • Larry Wegner, “Adolf Sprudzs and the International Association of Law Libraries” Law Library Journal 95 (2003): 326–28.
  • Igor I. Kavass, “Adolf Sprudzs and the UST Index,” Law Library Journal 95 (2003): 329–30.
  • “Remembrances of Adolf Sprudzs,” Law Library Journal 95 (2003): 331–38.
    Lyonette Louis-Jacques, “Publications of Adolf Sprudzs, 1953–2002,” Law Library Journal 95 (2003): 339–46.
  • Lyonette Louis-Jacques, “In Memoriam: Adolf Sprudzs,” International Journal of Legal Information 31 (2003, no. 3): xxxvi–xxxvii.
  • Kaiva Jansone, “In Memoriam: Adolf Sprudzs,” International Journal of Legal Information 31 (2003, no. 3): xxxvii–xxxviii.

Professional Positions

  • Head Cataloger, Northwestern University Law School, 1955–60
  • Supervisor, Defense Information Office (Chicago), 1960–63
  • Foreign Law Assistant, University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign, 1963–65
  • Foreign Law Librarian, University of Chicago Law School, 1965–67
  • Foreign Law Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Bibliography, University of Chicago Law School, 1967–92; Emeritus, 1992–2003

Education

  • Tübingen University (West Germany) studied law
    Licencie en Sciences Commerciales et Financieres, Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) 1951
  • Licencie en Sciences Politiques et Sociales, Section Relations Internationales, Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), 1954
  • M.A.L.S., Rosary College (now Dominican University), 1961

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Founding Member, International Association of Law Libraries, 1959
  • International Association of Law Libraries Board, 1974–80, 1983–86, 1992–95
  • Secretary, International Association of Law Libraries, 1980–83
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Legal Information, 1980–84
  • President, International Association of Law Libraries, 1986–92
  • Life Member, International Association of Law Libraries

George A. Strait 1914 – 1989

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Vice-President and Secretary, Law Librarians of New England, 1961–62
  • President, Law Librarians of New England, 1962–63
  • Chair, Recruitment Committee, 1966–67
  • Chair, Chapters Committee, 1968–69
  • Member, Certification Board, 1974–80

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1985
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1989
  • Minority Scholarship named in George Strait’s honor, 1990
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • A Bibliography of the Writings of Roscoe Pound 1940–1960. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Law School Library, 1960.
  • A Bibliography of the Writings of the Harvard Law School, Class of 1925 (1925–1959). Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Law School Library, 1960.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Earl C. Borgeson et al., “A Tribute to George Alfred Strait,” Iowa Law Review 70 (1985): 751–68 (1985).
  • Tatana Sahanek, “In Memoriam: George A. Strait 1914–1989,” Law Libary Lights 33 (Jan./Feb. 1990): 11.
  • Kathie Belgum, “In Memoriam: George Strait 1914–1989,” MAALL Newsletter (Mid-America Association of Law Libraries) (Feb. 1990): 4.
  • Francis R. (Bob) Doyle,“You Only Had One Mentor! How Unfortunate for You,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 203–04.
  • Catherine Lemann, “The Opportunity of a Lifetime—The George A. Strait Scholarship Enables Students, Fosters Diversity in Profession,” AALL Spectrum 8 (February 2004): 14–17.
  • “George Alfred Strait (1914–1989).” In Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill & Vicente Garces, Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law libraries, 16–19. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006.

Professional Positions

  • Librarian, Social Law Library, 1946–49
  • Law Librarian and Assistant Professor of Law, Southern University, 1950–53
  • Librarian, Worcester County (Massachusetts) Law Library, 1953–58
  • Assistant Librarian for Reference, Harvard Law School Library, 1958–67
    Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law, Northeastern University, 1967–69
  • Associate Librarian Harvard Law School Library, 1969–72
  • Acting Librarian, Harvard Law School Library, 1970–71
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Antioch School of Law, 1972–74
  • Director and Professor of Law, University of Iowa, 1976–85
  • Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Iowa, 1985–89
  • Director and Professor of Law, District of Columbia School of Law, 1988–89

Education

  • Undergraduate work , Howard and Suffolk Universities, prior to World War II
  • LL.B., Suffolk University, 1949

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Massachusetts, 1955
  • Legal Scholarship Plaque, Northeastern University School of Law, 1978
  • Designated as one of its Seventy-Five Outstanding Graduates, Suffolk
  • University Law School, 1980
  • Selectman, Town of Natick, Massachusetts
  • City Councilman, Iowa City, Iowa, 1984–88

Grace Elizabeth (Betty) W. Taylor, 1926 – 2013

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • President, Southeastern Association of the AALL, 1962–64
  • Chair, Automation and Scientific Development Committee, 1972–74
  • Chair, Placement Committee, 1975–78
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1977–78
  • Chair, Program Committee, 1981 Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.), 1980–81
  • Chair, LAWNET Committee, 1981–86
  • Executive Board, 1981–84
  • Chair, Program Committee, AALL Institute, 1986–87
  • Co-chair, Local Advisory Committee, 2002 Annual Meeting (Orlando), 2001–02

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marta Lange/CQ Press Award, Association of College & Research Libraries, American Library Association, 1997
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1997
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • A Bibliography and Subject Index of Publications Issued by Official Florida Agencies, January, 1942–December, 1951. Gainesville, Fla., 1953 (with A. Elizabeth Alexander).
  • Index to Florida Legal Periodicals. Gainesville, Fla.: University of Florida, College of Law Library, Preliminary Edition, 1966.
  • “Book Selection and Acquisitions: Comments and Annotated Bibliography,” Law Library Journal 63 (1970): 107–20 (with William W. Gaunt).
  • “American Law Library Book Catalogs,” Law Library Journal 69 (1976): 347–56.
  • “Law Library Consortium Data Base Components and Standards Study Group Report,” Law Library Journal 70 (1977): 74–84 (with Dan F. Henke and George S. Grossman).
  • Basic American Law. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Condyne/Trans Media Distributing Co., 1978.Budgeting for the Law School Library. New York: Glanville Publishers, 1981 (with Dan F. Henke and Julius J. Marke).
  • Legal Information in the 1980’s: Meeting the Needs of the Legal Profession: American Association of Law Libraries, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting June 27–July 2, 1981. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co, 1982.American Law Publishing, 1860–1900. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville Publishing Co., 1984 (with Robert J. Munro).
  • A Collection of Bibliographic and Research Resources: International Legal Bibliography. New York, N.Y: Oceana Publications, 1984 (with others).
  • Legal Aspects of U.S.-China Economic, Business, and Trade Relations: A Bibliography. New York: Oceana Publications, 1985 (with Dan F. Henke).
  • Transfer of Technology: A Bibliography of Materials in the English Language. New York: Oceana Publications, 1985.Automation in the Law School: Including Law Libraries. New York: Glanville Publishing Co., 1986 (with Dan F. Henke).Model Self-Study: Preparing the Law Library for Accreditation. New York: Glanville Publishers, 1987 (with Dan F. Henke).
  • The Twenty-First Century: Technology’s Impact on Academic Research and Law Libraries. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1988 (with Robert J. Munro).
  • Budgeting for the Law School Library in the 1990s. 2d ed. New York: Glanville Publishers, 1993 (with Dan F. Henke).
  • “Shared Resources—The Academic Library.” In Law Librarianship: A Handbook for the Electronic Age, edited by Patrick E. Kehoe, Lovisa Lyman, and Gary Lee McCann, 597–605. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1995.
  • “Books vs. Non-Book Information,” St. John’s Law Review 70 (1996): 129–43.
  • Law in the Digital Age: The Challenge of Research in Legal Information Centers: An Analytical Justification for Law Libraries. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville Publishers, 1996 (with Dan F. Henke).
  • “The Economics and Management of Legal Information,” AALL Spectrum 3 (March 1999): 28.
  • Feminist Jurisprudence, Women and the Law: Critical Essays, Research Agenda, and Bibliography. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1999 (with Sharon Rush and Robert J. Munro).
  • From Punch Cards to Smart Cards: A History of Technology at the Levin College of Law,” Journal of Technology Law & Practice 7 (2002): 255–62.
  • Women at the University of Florida. Gainesville, Fla.: University of Florida, 2003 (with Mary Ann Burg and others).
  • Library Service to the Law School.” In The Spirit of Law Librarianship: A Reader, edited by Roy M. Mersky and Richard A. Leiter, 45–60. 2d ed. Chicago: Alert Publications, 2005.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Grace Elizabeth Woodall Taylor Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Denise Braziel, Dec. 14, 2012, written transcript. Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Collection, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, University of Florida. Available in Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • Jon L. Mills et al., “A Tribute to Grace ‘Betty’ W. Taylor,” Journal of Technology Law & Policy 7 (2002): 117–22.
  • Paula D. Williams, Arthur R. Donnelly, Mandell Glicksberg, and Joseph W. Little, “Grace Elizabeth (Betty) Taylor,” Florida Law Review 54 (2002): xxv–xxvii.
  • Kristin Harmel, “Trailblazer Takes a Breather: Betty Taylor Leaves 50-Year Legacy, Sets Precedent for Women (and Men), UFLaw 40 (Fall 2003): 52–55.
  • Kathleen Price, Rick Donnelly, Leah Chanin, Andy Adkins, Rick Matasar, and Robert Munro,
  • “Memorial: Grace” Betty Woodall Taylor (1926–2013), Law Library Journal 105 (2013): 575–84.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Law Librarian, University of Florida, 1956–61
  • Acting Law Librarian, University of Florida, 1961–62
  • Law Librarian, University of Florida, 1962–73
  • Professor of Law and Law Library Director, University of Florida, 1973–76
  • Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Information Center, University of Florida, 1976–2003 (in 1994, named Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law)
  • Acting Dean, University of Florida, 1981
  • Professor Emeritus and Director of the Law Library Emeritus, University of Florida, 2003–2013

Education

  • A.B., Florida State University, 1949
  • M. A., Florida State University, 1950
  • J.D., University of Florida, 1962

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • First woman at University of Florida to hold endowed professorship, 1976
  • First woman to serve as dean at University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1981
  • Member, SOLINET Executive Board, 1981–84
  • Chair, SOLINET, 1983–84
  • Advisory Board, WESTLAW

Ervin H. Pollack, 1913 – 1972

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Founder and First President, Ohio Association of Law Libraries, 1949–50
  • Chair, Joint Committee on Cooperation between American Association of Law Libraries and Association of American Law Schools, 1951–53
  • Chair, Committee on Cataloging, 1952–55
  • Executive Board, 1952–55
  • Chair, Program Committee, AALL Institute, 1954–55
  • AALL President Elect, 1957 58
  • President, 1958–59
  • Chair, Special Committee on Procedures in Law Libraries, 1966 67
  • Chair, Joseph Andrews Bibliographic Award Committee, 1966–68
  • Chair, Ethics of Law Librarians Committee, 1969–72

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Check-list of Session Laws, Supplement. Boston: National Association of State Libraries, 1941.
  • “A Survey of the Arranging, Indexing and Binding of the United States Supreme Court Appeal Papers,” Law Library Journal 34 (1941): 203–15.
  • Ohio Court Rules Annotated. Buffalo, N.Y.: Dennis, 1949.Legal Research and Materials. Ohio ed. Indianapolis: Allen Smith Co., 1950.
  • “A Re-Appraisal of the Ohio Administrative Procedure Act,” Ohio State Law Journal 11 (1950): 69–93 (with J. Russell Leach).
  • “Ohio’s Reported Decisions—An Integrated Survey,” Ohio State Law Journal 11 (1950): 413–35 (with J. Russell Leach).
  • “A Proposal for the Reassessment of Law School Activities,” Journal of Legal Education 5 (1952): 324–28.
  • “A Projection for the Revaluation of Unfair Competition,” Ohio State Law Journal 13 (1952): 187–235.
  • “The History of Legislative Publications in Ohio,” Ohio State Law Journal 13 (1952): 307–49 (with Charles F. O’Brien).A History of Legislative Publications in Ohio. Columbus: Ohio State University College of Law, 1952.Ohio Unreported Decisions—Prior to 1823. Indianapolis: Allen Smith Co., 1952.
  • “The Right of Appeal By Administrative Authority From Adverse Judicial Rulings,” Ohio State Law Journal 14 (1953): 408–24 (with Harriet S. Martin)
  • Brandeis Reader. New York: Oceana, 1956.
  • “The Law Librarian as Researcher,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 412–15.
  • Autonomy versus Integration in Law Library Administration: A Reply to Dr. Price,” Journal of Legal Education 14 (1961): 229–39.
  • “Unfair Trading by Product Simulation: Rule or Rankle? Ohio State Law Journal 23 (1962): 74–109.
  • “Natural Rights: Conflict and Consequence,” Ohio State Law Journal 27 (1966): 559–90.
  • “Miles Oscar Price,” Law Library Journal 62 (1969): 15–16.
  • Fundamentals of Legal Research. Brooklyn: Foundation Press, 1956 [later editions in 1962 and 1967].
  • Human Rights.  Buffalo: J. Stewart, 1971.
  • Jurisprudence. Columbus: Ohio State University, 1979.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “In Memoriam: Ervin H. Pollack, April 13, 1913—June 9, 1972,” Ohio State Law Review 34 (1972): 1–14.
  • Mathew Dee, “In Memory of Ervin H. Pollack,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 469–70.
  • Robert Mathews, “In Memory of Ervin Harold Pollack,” Law Library Journal 66 (1973): 112–13.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant to Librarian, Columbia University Law Library, 1939–41
  • Librarian, Hays, Podell & Shulman, New York City, 1941–42
  • Secretary to Chester Bowles, Office of Price Administration, 1942–47
  • Assistant Professor and Librarian, Ohio State University College of Law, 1947–50
  • Associate Professor and Librarian, Ohio State University College of Law, 1950–54
  • Professor and Librarian, Ohio State University College of Law, 1954–59
  • Professor and Director of Research Services, Ohio State University College of Law, 1959–72

Education

  • Undergraduate degree, St. Louis University
  • LL.B., Washington University, 1939
  • M.L.S., Columbia University, 1941

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Admitted to the practice of law, Missouri, 1939
  • Chair, Building Committee, Ohio State University Law School, 1950’s
  • Ohio State Bar Association Foundation Fellow,
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Ohio Legal Center Foundation
  • Consultant, Library of Congress, 1959–64
  • Consultant, U.S. Department of State, 1966–72
  • Economic Consultant, Organization of Central American States, 1970–72
  • Chair, Ohio State University Rules Committee, 1971–72

Franklin Osborne Poole, 1872 – 1943

Hall of Fame Pioneer
Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Charter Member, July 1906
  • AALL Treasurer, 1906–11
  • AALL Secretary, 1906–12
  • AALL President, 1912–14
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1913–14, 1936–37
  • Chair, Program Committee, 1913–14
  • AALL Executive Board, 1917–18
  • Chair, Committee on Method of Obtaining United States Supreme Court Opinions, 1916–18
  • Chair, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals and Law Library Journal, 1916–18, 1920–21, 1925–36
  • Chair, Committee on Index to Legal Periodicals, 1922–24, 1936–42
  • Charter Member, Law Library Association of Greater New York, 1938

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee (Pioneer), 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature, Third Supplement from Jan. 1, 1892 to Dec. 31, 1896, assistant editor. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1903.
  • “Foreign Law Books—How to Secure Them,” Law Library Journal 8 (1916): 69–71.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Memorial to Franklin O. Poole,” Law Library Journal 36 (1943): 1–2.
  • Harold J. Bowen, et al., “Franklin Osborne Poole,” Law Library Journal 36 (1943): 148–49.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant, Boston Athenæum Library, 1896–1902?
  • Assistant Librarian, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1902–05
  • Librarian, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1905–43

Education

  • B.A., Harvard, 1895

Elizabeth Ann Puckett, 1943 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Elizabeth Ann Puckett

  • Chair, Law Library Service to Institutional Residents Special Interest Section, 1980–81
  • Representative to American Correctional Association, 1981–83
  • Vice Chair/Chair Elect, AALL Contemporary Social Problems Special Interest Section, 1983–84
  • Chair, Contemporary Social Problems Special Interest Section, 1984–85
  • Chair, Salary Survey Committee, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 1985–86
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1985–87
  • Creator and Coordinator, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section Mentor Project, 1986–87
  • Coordinator, CONELL Mentor Project for Annual Meetings, 1988–91
  • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1989–90
  • Chair, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1990-91
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on the Biographical Directory, 1991–92
  • Coordinator of AALL Mentor Project, 1992
  • Executive Board, 1993–96
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee for Annual Meeting, Southeastern Chapter of American Association of Law Libraries, 2009

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Rickert Award for Excellence in Public Service Law, 1977
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2009
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Evaluation of System-Provided Library Services to State Correctional Centers in Illinois. Springfield: Illinois State Library, 1983 (with Rhea Rubin and others).
  • “The Egalitarian Fallacy,” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 343–47.
  • “Managing as Leader,” Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 5 (Feb. 1992): 1–4.Uniform Commercial Code: Confidential Drafts. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1995 (with Elisabeth S. Kelly).
  • “Space and Cyberspace in Large Law Libraries,” Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 6 (March 1996): 1–5.
  • “Shortcuts: Print Resources that Save Time.” In Cost Effective Legal Research. Athens, Ga.: Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 1997.
  • “How Potential Employers Approach Disability: A Survey of Law Students in Georgia,” University of Pittsburgh Law Review 69 (2008): 509–30.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Michele Finerty, “Two Dedicated Members Honored as Recipients of Gallagher Award,” AALL Spectrum 13 (June 2009): 16–17.
  • Elizabeth Ann Puckett Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, Dec. 12, 2012, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • High School English Teacher, North Arvada, Colorado, 1964–66
  • Junior High School English Teacher, Pontiac, Illinois, 1966–68
  • Junior High School English Teacher, Farmer City, Illinois, 1970–74
  • Acquisition/Reader Services Librarian, University of Kansas School of Law Library, 1977–78
  • Assistant Reader Services Librarian, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 1978–81
  • Reader Services Librarian, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 1981–83
  • Associate Director/Head of Public Services, Northwestern University School of Law Library, 1983–86
  • Acting Co-Director, Northwestern University School of Law Library, 1986–87
  • Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law, 1987–89
  • Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law, 1989–94
  • Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, University of Georgia, 1994–2010

Education

  • B.S. in Education, Eastern Illinois University, 1964
  • J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977
  • M.S.L.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Kansas, 1978; Illinois, 1979
  • Faculty Fellow, Institute on Human Development and Disability, University of Georgia , 2003–