Diana Vincent-Daviss, 1943 – 93

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Vice-Chair, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Committee, 1983–84
  • Chair, Program Committee, 1985 Annual Meeting (New York), 1984–85
  • Chair, Special Committee on Preservation Needs of Law Libraries, 1987–90

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1994
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Care and Handling of Library Materials,” in “Preservation of Law Library Materials and Disaster Planning,” Law Library Journal 73 (1980): 831, 846–52.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part I: International Law and the United Nations,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 14 (1981): 209–319.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part II: International Protection of Refugees, and Humanitarian Law,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 14 (1982): 487–573.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part III: The International Labor Organization and Human Rights,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 15 (1982): 211–87.
  • “The Occupied Territories and International Law: A Research Guide,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 21 (1989): 575–665.
  • “The International Legal Implications of Iraq’s Invasion of Kuwait: A Research Guide, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 23 (1990): 231–321 (with Radu Popa).

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1973–75
  • Special Collections Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1975–78
  • Public Services Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1978–81
  • Associate Law Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1981–83
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 1983–91
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Yale Law School, 1991–93 (first female director)
  • Deputy Director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights, 1992–1993

Education

  • B.A., University of Cambridge, 1965
  • M.A., University of Cambridge, 1967
  • M.L.S., Columbia University, 1972

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

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

Rosamond Parma, 1884 – 1946

Hall of Fame Pioneer
Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • AALL Executive Board, 1926–27
  • Chair, Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1929–30
  • AALL President, 1930–32 (first woman to serve as president)

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1937
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee (Pioneer), 2010
  • California Library Hall of Fame, Inducted 2016

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “The Origin, History and Compilation of the Case-Book,” Law Library Journal 14 (1921): 14–18.
  • “Law Libraries in California,” Law Library Journal 18 (1925): 108–22.
  • “The History of the Adoption of the Codes of California,” Law Library Journal 22 (1929): 8–21.
  • “The Codes and Statutes of California: A Bibliography,” Law Library Journal 22 (1929): 41–56 (with Elizabeth Armstrong).
  • “Memorials, Rules of Court, Admissions to the Bar and Other Interesting Material, in California Reports, Volumes 1–219,” Law Library Journal 27 (1934): 216–18.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • A.M. Kidd, “Rosamond Parma.” California Law Review 26 (1937): 108.
  • Clara Kilbourn, [“Memorial to] Miss Rosamond Parma,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 189–90.
  • Ginny Irving, “Miss Rosamund [sic] Parma: Boalt Hall’s First Law Librarian,” NOCALL News (May/June 1995): 15–18.
  • Laura N. Gasaway, “Women as Directors of Academic Law Libraries.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway & Michael G. Chiorazzi, 497, 516–17. Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996. (Includes profile and photo of Parma.)

Professional Positions

  • Librarian of the Law Library and Clerk to the Department of Jurisprudence, University of California, Berkeley, 1911–1916
  • Secretary, 1915–1928; Manager, 1928–35, California Law Review
  • Law Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall, 1916–1922
  • Law Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Bibliography, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall, 1922–35

Education

  • Litt. B., University of California, 1908
  • J.D. (Order of the Coif), University of California, 1919

Bethany J. Ochal, 1917 – 2007

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Membership Committee, 1964–66
  • Chair, Audio-Visual Committee, 1969–70
  • President, Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, 1969–70
  • Chair, Chapters Committee, 1969–71
  • Chair, Special Committee on Feasibility of an Executive Director for the American Association of Law Libraries, 1972
  • Chair, Micrographics and Audiovisual Special Interest Section, 1983–84
  • Chair, State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1976–77

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1988
  • State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession Named in Her Honor, 1992
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Selected Microforms on Legal Subjects,” Law Library Journal 63 (1970): 311–45.
  • “Microforms on Legal Subjects,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 65–88.
  • “County Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 67 (1974): 177–234.
  • “Microform Brief,” Law Library Journal 68 (1975): 33–59.
  • “In Memory of Helen Alice Snook Roalfe,” Law Library Journal 68 (1975): 94–95.
  • “In Search of Standards for Public Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 71 (1978): 115–20.
  • “California Current State Practice Materials: An Annotated Bibliography,” Law Library Journal 74 (1981): 281–97.
  • “Microform Management: A Practical Note,” Law Library Journal 76 (1983): 393–85.
  • “In Search of a Mentor—One Woman’s Path,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 237–40.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Mary Ruth Storer, “Memorial: Bethany J. Ochal,” Law Library Journal 100 (2008): 205–06.

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian, Detroit Bar Association Library, 1952–60
  • Librarian, Detroit Bar Association Library, 1960–61
  • Librarian, Wayne State University Law School Library, 1961–72
  • Director, Orange County (California) Law Library, 1972–88

Education

  • A.B., Wayne State University, 1944
  • J.D., Wayne State University, 1945

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to practice of law, Michigan, 1945

Mary W. Oliver, 1919 – 2005

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • President, Carolinas Chapter, 1953–54
  • President, Southeastern Chapter of the AALL, 1954–55
  • Chair, Committee on Chapters, 1955–56
  • Chair, Education Committee, 1958–61, 1964–65
  • Member, Certification Board, 1966–69, 1969–72 (Chair, 1968–69)
  • Vice President/President-Elect, 1971–72
  • President, 1972–73
  • Immediate Past President, 1973–74
  • Chair, Liaison with the Library of Congress Committee, 1973–74

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1992
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Miles O. Price,” Law Library Journal 62 (1969): 21–22 (with Lucile M. Elliott).
  • “Orientation of New Personnel in the Law Library,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 140–42.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Laura N. Gasaway & Judith W. Wegner, “Women at UNC and in the Practice of Law,” North Carolina Law Review 73 (1995): 705–24 (profile of Oliver at 717–18).
  • Laura N. Gasaway, “Women as Directors of Academic Law Libraries,” in Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway and Michael G. Chiorazzi, 497, 526–27. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman, 1996. (Includes photo and profile.)
  • Laura N. Gasaway, “Memorial: Mary W. Oliver (1919–2005),” Law Library Journal 97 (2005): 851–52.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Librarian, Rutgers Law School Library, 1943–45
  • Assistant Librarian, University of Virginia Law Library, 1945–47
  • Assistant Librarian, Drake University Law School Library, 1947–49
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Government, University of North Carolina, 1951–52
  • Assistant Librarian, University of North Carolina Law Library, 1952–55
  • Assistant Professor and Law Librarian, University of North Carolina Law Library, 1955–60 (first woman on North Carolina faculty)
  • Associate Professor and Law Librarian, University of North Carolina Law Library, 1960–69
  • Professor of Law and Library Science and Law Librarian, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1969–84
  • Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1984–2005

Education

  • A.B., Western Maryland College, 1940
  • B.S.L.S., Drexel University, 1943
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1951

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Admitted to practice, North Carolina, 1951
  • Member, Executive Committee, Association of American Law Schools, 1979–82
  • Chair, Law Libraries Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, 1984–85
  • Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Facilities of the Law Library of Congress, 1985–89)