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

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

John T. Vance, 1884 – 1943

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on Loose Leaf Services, 1928–30
  • AALL Executive Board, 1929–30
  • AALL Vice President, 1931–33
  • AALL President, 1933–34
  • Charter Member, Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C., May 1939
  • President, Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C., 1939–40 (first president)
  • Chair, Committee on Cooperation with Latin-American Law Libraries, 1941–42

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee: 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Las Siete Partidas. Chicago/New York: Commerce Clearing House, 1931 (with Samuel P. Scott & Charles S. Lobringier).
  • “Bibliographical Notes on Mexican Session Laws and Compilations: General Legislation,” Law Library Journal 25 (1932): 95–104.
  • “The Centennial of the Law Library of Congress,” American Bar Association Journal (1932): 597–99.
  • “Justice for the Law Library,” Federal Bar Association Journal 1 (March 1933): 41–46.
  • “The Law Library of Congress,” Law Library Journal 28 (1935): 148–60.
  • “National Law Library,” Federal Bar Association Journal 2 (April 1935): 139–46.
  • “Need for a Center of Latin-American Legal Study,” American Bar Association Journal 26 (1940): 705–08.
  • The Background of Hispanic American Law: Legal Sources and Juridical Literature of Spain. New York: Central Book Co., 1943.
  • Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Mexico. Washington: Library of Congress, 1945 (with Helen L. Clagett).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Harold J. Bowen et al., “[Memorial:] John Thomas Vance,” Law Library Journal 36 (1943): 147–48.
  • Eldon R. James, “Report of the Special Committee on Facilities of the Law Library of Congress,” Law Library Journal 37 (1944): 99–102. [primarily a profile of Vance]

Professional Positions

  • Attorney, Lexington, Kentucky, 1909–13
  • Deputy General Receiver of Dominican Customs, Santo Domingo,
  • Dominican Republic, 1913–19
  • Attorney, Lippitt and Vance, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1920–24
  • Law Librarian of Congress, 1924–43

Education

  • A.B., Transylvania College, 1905
  • LL.B., University of Michigan, 1909
  • LL.M. (Honorary), University of Michigan, 1933
  • J.S.D., Catholic University of America, 1937
  • LL.D., Transylvania University, 1940

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the practice of law, Kentucky, 1909
  • Member of the bars in Michigan, District of Columbia, and United States Supreme Court
  • ALA Delegate to the Second Congress of Librarians, Mexico, 1928
  • Delegate First World Congress on Libraries and Bibliography, Rome & Venice, 1929
  • Delegate, White House Conference on Child Health and Protection, Washington, DC, November 1930
  • Delegate, Attorney General’s Conference on Crime, Washington, DC, December 1934
  • Delegate, Second World Congress on Libraries and Bibliography, Madrid, 1935
  • President, District of Columbia Library Association, 1935–37
  • Member, American Law Institute

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)

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–

Thomas H. Reynolds, 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Foreign and International Law Committee, 1969–70
  • Chair, Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographic Award Committee, 1976–77
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1976–77
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1979 Annual Meeting (San Francisco), 1978–79
  • General Editor, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, 1984–2010
  • AALL Executive Board, 1993–96

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, 1990
  • Presidential Certificate of Appreciation for Dedicated Services as Editor of the Index to Legal Periodicals since 1985, 2001
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2004
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Editor, Life and Death: Their Social Definitions. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville, 1973.
  • “Foreign Commercial Legislation in English,” Law Library Journal 69 (1976): 41–59.
  • “Highest Aspirations or Barbarous Acts . . . The Explosion in Human Rights Documentation: A Bibliographic Survey,” Law Library Journal 71 (1978): 1–48.
  • “Clouds of Codes: The New International Economic Order through Codes of Conduct: A Survey,” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 315–54.
  • Editor, Index to Foreign Legal Publications. Berkeley: University of California Press for the American Association of Law Libraries, 1984–2010.
  • “Comparative Legal Dictionaries,” American Journal of Comparative Law 34 (1986): 551–58.
  • Editor, Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1989–2007 (with Arturo Flores).
  • “Secondary Sources for Research in European Law,” International Journal of Legal Information 20 (1992): 41–54.
  • “Socialist Legal Systems: Reflections on Their Emergence and Demise,” International Journal of Legal Information 20 (1992): 215–37.
  • Foreign Research Series (audio tapes). Los Angeles: LRC, 1992.
  • “Legal Indexing on an International Scale,” Australian Law Librarian 3 (1995): 134–43.
  • “Memorial: Joyce Elaine Malden,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 161–62.
  • Editor, Foreign Law Guide. Berkeley: University of California, 2007– (with Arturo Flores).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Mary D. Hood, “Two Named as Recipients of Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award,” AALL Spectrum 8 (June 2004): 10–11.
  • Thomas Reynolds, 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

  • Assistant Reference Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1958–61
  • Reference Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1961–69
  • Head of Reference, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1969–74
  • Associate Librarian and Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1974–2006
  • Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2007–

Education

  • A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1954
  • M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1958

William R. Roalfe, 1896 – 1979

Hall of Fame Pioneer
Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Committee on an Expansion Program, 1931–33, 1937–39
  • Chair, Special Committee on Regional Cooperation in Development of Special Collections, 1930–31
  • AALL Executive Board, 1931–32, 1943–44
  • AALL Vice President, 1934–35
  • AALL President, 1935–36
  • Charter Member, North Carolina Law Librarians (forerunner of Southeastern Association of Law Libraries), October, 1937
  • Chair, Special Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1939–40
  • Chair, Joint Committee on Cooperation between American Association of Law Libraries and Association of American Law Schools, 1941, 1942, 1944–46
  • Chair, Committee on Permanent Budget Plan, 1942–44
  • Chair, Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1944–46
  • Chair, Special Committee on Advisability and Practicability of Establishing the Office of Executive Secretary and Treasurer on a Full Time Basis, 1946–48
  • Charter Member, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, March 20, 1947 (presided over organizational meeting)
  • President, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 1947–48
  • Chair, Committee on Cooperation with the Library of Congress, 1948–52
  • Chair, Committee on Permanent Quarters for the American Association of Law Libraries, 1953–54
  • Chair, Program Committee, AALL Institute, 1954–55
  • Representative to American Library Association Council, 1954–61
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1955–56
  • Chair, Committee on an International Association of Law Libraries, 1958–59
  • Chair, Committee on Policy, 1958–59
  • Representative to International Association of Law Libraries, 1961–62
  • AALL Parliamentarian, 1966–69

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Special Citation for Outstanding Contributions and Dedicated Service to the Profession and to AALL, 1959
  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1965
  • 1st Honorary Member, International Association of Law Libraries, 1974
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee (Pioneer), 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee*

  • “A Letter to the President of the Association [Rosamond Parma], September 11, 1930,” Law Library Journal 24 (1931): 60–63.
  • “The Activities and Program of the American Association of Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 29 (1936): 7–12.
  • “Status and Qualifications of Law School Librarians,” American Law School Review 8 (1936): 398–403.
  • “Development of the American Association of Law Libraries Under the Expansion Plan,” Law Library Journal 31 (1938): 111–15.
  • “The Relation of the Library to Legal Education,” Law Library Journal 31 (1938): 141–55.
  • “Essentials of an Effective Law School Library Service,” Law Library Journal 31 (1938): 335–50.
  • “Some Suggestions for Improving the Law School Library Service,” Law Library Journal 32 (1939): 1–15.
  • “Formulation of the Interpretations to the Library Requirements of the Association of American Law Schools,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 229–50.
  • “The Duke University Law Library: An Account of Its Development,” Law Library Journal 35 (1942): 41–55.
  • “Necessity for Quantitative as well as Qualitative Library Standards,” Journal of Legal Education 2 (1949): 166–79.
  • “Compensation of Law Library Personnel in 1951,” Law Library Journal 46 (1953): 18–20.
  • “The Elbert H. Gary Law Library of Northwestern University,” Law Library Journal 46 (1953): 219–34. (with Kurt H. Schwerin).
  • The Libraries of the Legal Profession: A Study Prepared for the Survey of the Legal Profession under the Auspices of the American Bar Association. St. Paul: West, 1953.
  • “Relations of the American Association of Law Libraries with Other Professional Organizations,” Law Library Journal 49 (1956): 128–37.
  • “Centralized University Library Service and the Law School,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 2–5.
  • “Frederick C. Hicks: Scholar-Librarian,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 88–98.
  • How to Find the Law. 5th ed. St. Paul: West, 1957.
  • “The Law School Library—Facts and Fancies,” Journal of Legal Education 11 (1959): 346–57.
  • “John Henry Wigmore—Scholar and Reformer,” Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science 53 (1962): 277–300.
  • How to Find the Law. 6th ed. St. Paul: West, 1965.
  • John Henry Wigmore: Scholar and Reformer. Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 1977.
  • *See also “A Bibliography of the Writings of and about William R. Roalfe,” Appendix B in Michael G. Chiorazzi, “William R. Roalfe: Builder of Libraries, Scholar, Association Animal.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway & Michael G. Chiorazzi, 248–60, Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Kurt Schwerin, “[Memorial:] William R. Roalfe,” Law Library Journal 73 (1980): 236–37.
  • Kurt Schwerin, “William R. Roalfe (1896–1979): A Tribute,” International Journal of Law Libraries 8 (1980): 3–4.
  • Michael G. Chiorazzi, “William R. Roalfe: Builder of Libraries, Scholar, Association Animal.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway & Michael G. Chiorazzi, 215–60. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996.

Professional Positions

  • Attorney, O’Melveny, Milliken & Tuller, Los Angeles, 1922–23
  • Private Practice, 1924–25
  • Librarian, University of Southern California School of Law, 1927–30
  • Librarian and Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law, 1931–42, 1946
  • Legal Counsel, Office of Price Administration, Washington, DC, 1943–45
  • Director and Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, 1946–64

Education

  • LL.B., University of Southern California, 1922
  • LL.D. (Honorary), Temple University, 1959

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the practice of law, California, 1921
  • President, Ephebian Society, 1927–28
  • Admitted to the practice of law, North Carolina, 1932
  • Member, AALS Library Problems Round Table Council, 1932–34 (Chairman, 1932–33)
  • Member, Governing Board, Library of International Relations, Chicago, 1951–53
  • Member, National Board of Directors, American Association for the United Nations, 1954–58
  • Member, Executive Board, American Association for the United Nations, 1958–64
  • President, International Association of Law Libraries, 1959–62
  • Member, Board of Directors, International Association of Law Libraries, 1962–65