Viola Avis Bird, 1905 – 2007

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Scholarships Committee, 1964–67
  • Executive Board, 1968–70
  • Chair, Finance Committee (of Executive Board), 1970–71
  • Vice President/President-Elect, 1970–71
  • President, 1971–72
  • Immediate Past President, 1972–73
  • Chair, Liaison with the Library of Congress Committee, 1972–73

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1974
  • Honoured Member of Canadian Association of Law Libraries, 1975
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1990
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Order Procedures: A Manual. South Hackensack, N.J.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1960 (with Stanley Pearce). AALL Publications Series No. 2, 1960.
  • “Anatomy of the AALL Scholarships and Grants,” Law Library Journal 61 (1968): 7–10.
  • “Scholarship and Grants Program,” International Journal of Law Libraries 1 (1973): 30–32.
  • Law Library Resources In Canada. Ottawa: Resources Survey Division, National Library of Canada, 1975.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Patrick E. Kehoe, “Mentors Four,” in Frank G. Houdek, comp., “Meet My Mentor,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 177, 229–32.
  • Patrick E. Kehoe, comp., “A Tribute To Viola A. Bird On The Occasion of Her 100th Birthday,” Law Library Journal 97 (2005): 205–31.
  • Penny A. Hazelton. “Memorial: Viola A. Bird (1905–2007),” Law Library Journal 99(2007): 933–34.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Law Librarian, University of Washington, 1953–73
  • Librarian, Preston, Thorgrimson, Ellis & Holman (Seattle), 1976–86

Education

  • B.A., Lawrence College, 1927
  • J.D., University of Washington, 1950
  • M. Law Libr., University of Washington, 1953
  • Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)
  • Commissioned by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to study law library resources in Canada, 1974

Harry S. Bitner, 1916 – 2001

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • President, Law Library Association of Greater New York, 1952–53
  • Executive Board, 1953–56
  • Chair, Placement Committee, 1958–61
  • President-Elect, 1962–63
  • President, 1963–64
  • Chair, Headquarters Operation Committee, 1965–66, 1967–69
  • Chair, Constitution and By-Laws Committee, 1974–75

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, 1971
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1989
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Inexpensive Justice: The English Experience,” University of Kansas City Law Review 11 (1942–43): 87–108.
  • “The Educational Background of the University’s Law Librarian,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 49–61.
    Effective Legal Research: A Practical Manual of Law Books and Their Use. Boston: Little, Brown, 1953 (with Miles O. Price).
  • “The Libraries of the Department of Justice,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 112–19.
    Effective Legal Research. Student ed., rev. Boston: Little, Brown, 1962 (with Miles O. Price).
  • Law Books Recommended for Libraries, editor, 10 vols. South Hackensack, N.J.: Fred B. Rothman, 1967–74.
  • Effective Legal Research. 3d ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1969 (with Miles O. Price).
  • “Miles O. Price—Teacher and Friend,” Law Library Journal 62 (1969): 9–10.
  • Effective Legal Research. 4th ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1979 (with Miles O. Price and Shirley R. Bysiewicz).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Claire M. Germain, “Remembering Harry Bitner: Law Librarian, Professor, and Wonderful Colleague,” Law Library Journal 94 (2002): 188–92.
  • Morris L. Cohen, “Harry Bitner: A Memorial,” Law Library Journal 94 (2002): 193–95.
  • “Remembrances of Harry Bitner,” Law Library Journal 94 (2002): 196–205.
  • Crystal Hackett, “Bibliography of Harry Bitner,” Law Library Journal 94 (2002): 206–08.
  • Julia Vinson, “Fostering the Profession of Law: The Lifetime Achievements of Harry Bitner,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 29 (2010): 85–100.

Professional Positions

  • Law Librarian, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1939–42
  • Instructor in Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1942–43
  • Reference Law Librarian, University of Pennsylvania, 1946
  • Associate Law Librarian, Columbia University, 1946–54, 1978–81
  • Librarian, United States Department of Justice, 1954–57
  • Law Librarian, Yale University, 1957–65
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Cornell University, 1965–75
  • Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, 1976–2001
  • Director of Bibliographical Services, Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1976–77
  • Legal Bibliographer, Columbia University, 1978–81

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1939
  • B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1941
  • B.S.L.S., University of Illinois, 1942

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Director, Library Studies Project, Association of American Law Schools, 1967–?

Connie E. Bolden 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Editor, Law Library Journal, 1966–76
  • Chair, Scholarship Committee, 1967–70
  • President, Western Pacific Chapter, 1970–71
  • Executive Board, 1971–74
  • Chair, Special Committee on Minorities, 1971–72
  • Chair, Publications Committee, 1976–78
  • AALL President Elect, 1978 79
  • AALL Representative to White House Conference on Libraries, 1979
  • AALL President, 1979 80
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 1980 81

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1991
  • State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section names its new Publication Award after Connie E. Bolden, 1993
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Educational and Experience Backgrounds of College and University Law Librarians,” Law Library Journal 57 (1964): 58–65.
  • Free Press vs. Fair Trial: A Bibliography. Olympia: Washington Supreme Court, 1964.
  • The American Judge. Vienna, Virginia: Coiner Publications, 1968 (with Richard Dahl).
  • Appellate Opinion Preparation. Reno: National Judicial College, 1978.
  • Modern Legal Research: Analysis and Information Resources. Olympia: Washington State Bar Association, 1979.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Law Library, Washington State Law Library, 1963–65
  • Librarian and Assistant Professor of Law, Stetson University, 1965–66
  • Librarian, Washington State Law Library, 1966–89 

Education

  • B.S., University of North Carolina, 1956
  • J.D., University of North Carolina, 1959
  • M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina, 1963

Marian Oldfather Boner, 1909 – 83

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • President, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1969–70
  • Secretary, 1970–73
  • President-Elect, 1973–74
  • President, 1974–75
  • Immediate Past President,1975–76
  • Chair, Constitution and By-Laws Committee,1979–80
  • Member, Ethics Commission, 1981–82
  • Chair, Ethics Commission, 1982–83

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1982
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2001
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “One If By Land, Two If By Sea: A Comparative Study of Remedies Available to Injured Seamen and Land Workers,” Texas Law Review 30 (1952): 489–501.
  • “The Plastic Code in Action,” Pts. 1–5, Texas Law Review 36 (1958): 561–83; 36 (1958): 733–44; 37 (1959): 529–48; 39 (1960)20–40; 39 (1960): 151–71 (with Robert W. Stayton).
  • “The Internal Revenue Service: A Microcosm of Government,” Texas Law Review 36 (1958): 779–97.
  • “Erie v. Tompkins: A Study in Judicial Precedent,” Pts. 1 and 2, Texas Law Review 40 (1962): 509–25; 40 (1962): 619–40.
  • “Acquisition of Microforms in Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 63 (1970): 66–69.
  • Basic Lists for Texas Law Libraries. Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1971. Tarlton Law Library Legal Bibliography Series, No. 5.
  • Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1971. Tarlton Law Library Legal Bibliography Series, No. 5.”How the Law School Library Can Help the Practicing Lawyer,” Texas Bar Journal 34 (1971): 1003. 
  • “Index to Chambers Opinions of Supreme Court Justices,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 213–20.
  • “The American Association of Law Libraries 1906–1973,” International Journal of Law Libraries 1 (1973): 23–30.
  • A Reference Guide to Texas Law and Legal History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1975.
  • Basic Lists for Texas Law Libraries. Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1979.
  • “The Attorney as Author: Books Written and Used by Texas Lawyers.” In Centennial History of the Texas Bar, 1882–82. Burnet, TX: Eakin Press for Committee on History and Tradition of the State Bar of Texas, 1981.
  • “Women and the Law in Texas,” Texas Bar Journal, 45 (1982): 44–47.
  • “Lawyers Who Governed Texas,” Texas Bar Journal 45 (1982): 898–902. 
  • “Administration of State and Court Law Libraries.” In Law Librarianship: A Handbook, edited by Heinz Peter Mueller and Patrick E. Kehoe, 87–101. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co, 1983. American Association  of Law Libraries Publication Series No. 19.
  • A Reference Guide to Texas Law and Legal History: Sources and Documentation. 2d ed. Austin, TX: Butterworth Legal Publishing, 1987 (with Karl T. Gruben and James E. Hambleton).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Barbara Serota, “[Memorial to] Marian Boner,” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 547.
  • Jane Olm, “[Memorial to] Marian Boner],” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 548–49.
  • James E. Duggan, “Gallagher Award Recipients Exemplify Professionalism and Innovation,” AALL Spectrum 5 (June 2001): 4.

Professional Positions

  • Research Assistant, University of Texas Law School Foundation, 1957–60
  • Reference Librarian, University of Texas School of Law Library, 1960–66
  • Assistant Professor of Law and Associate Law Librarian, University of Texas, 1965–68
  • Associate Professor of Law and Associate Law Librarian, University of Texas, 1968–72
  • Director, Texas State Law Library, 1972–81

Education

  • B.A., University of Texas, 1930
  • M.A., University of Texas, 1931
  • LL.B., Order of the Coif, University of Texas, 1955

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Texas, 1955
  • Member, Austin Library Commission, 1970–?

Earl C. Borgeson, 1922 – 2010

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Education Committee, 1957–58
  • President, Law Librarians of New England, 1958–59
  • AALL Executive Board, 1965–67
  • AALL President Elect, 1967–68
  • AALL President, 1968–69
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 1969–70
  • Chair, Liaison with Library of Congress Committee, 1969–70
  • President, Southern California Association of Law Libraries, 1977–78

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1988
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Washington School of Library and Information Science, 1999
  • Earl Borgeson Research in Law Librarianship Award Established, University of Washington Law Librarianship Program, 2000
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Selected Bibliography on Emergency Economic Controls,” Los Angeles Bar Bulletin 26 (1951): 296–98.
  • “Selected Bibliography on Damages—Loss of Profits,” Los Angeles Bar Bulletin 26 (1951): 417–19.
  • “Selected Bibliography on Depositions,” Los Angeles Bar Bulletin 27 (1951): 77–78.
  • “Law Library Administration—A Functional Approach,” Law Library Journal 46 (1953): 90–92.
  • “The Selection and Handling of Personnel in the Law Library,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 499–503.
  • “Education and the Image of the Law Librarian,” Law Library Journal 55 (1962): 200–03.
  • “Cataloging Administration,” Law Library Journal 60 (1967): 398–415 (panel chairman).
  • “Network Prospects for the Legal Profession,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 4–12 (with Peter Freeman).
  • “We Love to Help Each Other,” in Frank G. Houdek, comp., “‘Meet My Mentor’: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 177, 195–97.
  • “Hibernia Turbeville,” Southern Methodist University Law Review 52 (1999): 1–2.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Earl Borgeson: A Tribute,” Journal of Air Law & Commerce 54 (1988): xiii–xxii.
  • Earl C. Borgeson, “Dear Frank . . . Let Me Talk a Bit,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of ‘My First Annual Meeting,'” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 9, 19–21.
  • “Earl C. Borgeson,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 299, 303–04.
  • Susan Azyndar, “Earl C. Borgeson and the Image of the Law Librarian” (May 9, 2011) (unpublished manuscript prepared for Current Issues in Law Librarianship course, University of Washington Information School)
  • Frank G. Houdek, “Memorial and Appreciation for Earl C. Borgeson,” Law Library Journal 103 (2011): 507–14.
  • Gail M. Daly, “Earl C. Borgeson’s Ten Rules for Law Library Management,” Law Library Journal 103 (2011): 515–19.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Reference Librarian, Los Angeles County Law Library, 1950–52
  • Assistant/Acting Law Librarian, Harvard University Law Library, 1952–54
  • Law Librarian, Harvard University Law Library, 1954–70
  • Associate Director, Stanford University Library, 1970–75
  • Associate Librarian, Los Angeles County Law Library, 1975–78
  • Professor of Law and Director, Southern Methodist University Underwood Law Library, 1978–88

Education

  • B.S.L.L., University of Washington, 1950
  • LL.B., University of Minnesota, 1949
  • B.S.L., University of Minnesota, 1947

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to Practice of Law, Minnesota, 1949
  • Member, AALS Library Problems Round Table Council, 1957–59
  • Consultant on Asian Law Libraries, American Bar Foundation, 1963
  • Director, Seminar on Law Library Organization & Legal Research, University of the Philippines College of Law, 1966

Richard L. Beer, 1930–2003

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Membership Committee, 1972–74
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1975–76
  • President, Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, 1977–78
  • Chair, Publications Committee, 1979–80
  • Member, Executive Board, Michigan Association of Law Libraries, 1980–81
  • Exhibits Chair, AALL Annual Meetings, 1963–83
  • Member, Special Committee on Financial Planning, 1983–84
  • AALL Treasurer, 1983–86

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Law Librarian Award, Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, 1984
  • Liberty Bell Award, Oakland County Bar Association, 1993
  • Concurrent Resolution in Recognition of Service, Michigan Legislature, 1994
  • State, Court & County Law Libraries SIS Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 1994 (first recipient)
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1998
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by Inductee

  • An Annotated Guide to the Legal Literature of Michigan. Lake Orion, Mich., 1973.
  • Michigan Legal Literature: An Annotated Guide. 2d ed. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein, 1991 (with Judith J. Field).

Selected Publications About Inductee

  • Byron D. Cooper, “Memorial: Richard Lambert Beer (1930–2003) and Jean O. Beer (1924–2004),” Law Library Journal 97 (2005): 411–15.

Professional Positions

  • Director, Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library, Pontiac, Michigan, 1960–97
  • Instructor in Legal Bibliography, Oakland University, early 1980s

Education

  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1957
  • M.S.L.S. ,Wayne State University, 1971

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (Outside Law Librarianship)

  • Chair, Orion, Michigan Township Planning Commission and Zoning Board, date unknown
  • President, United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Detroit, 1992–94

Elizabeth Benyon, 1900–1987

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Charter Member, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, March 20, 1947
  • President, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 1953–54
  • Chair, AALL Committee on Cataloging and Classification, 1956–58

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Voted Life Member at AALL 60th Annual Meeting, 1967
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1992
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by Inductee

  • “Class K (Law) at the University of Chicago,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 9–21.
  • Classification, Class K: Law. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1948.
  • “Classification for Law Books,” Journal of Cataloging and Classification 6 (Spring 1950): 35–40.
  • “The Classification of Law Books,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 542–67.

Selected Publications About Inductee

  • Judith Wright, “Memorials: Elizabeth Benyon,” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 619–20.

Professional Positions

  • Cataloger, University of Chicago Library, 1923–43
  • Cataloger, University of Chicago Law Library, 1943–50
  • Acting Law Librarian, University of Chicago Law Library, 1950–51
  • Assistant Law Librarian, University of Chicago Law Library, 1950–67

Education

  • Ph.B., University of Chicago, 1922

Arthur Sydney Beardsley, 1889–1950

Hall of Fame Pioneer / Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Executive Board, 1927–28, 1935–37
  • Chair, Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1935–36
  • Vice President, 1937–39
  • President, 1939–40
  • Chair, Advisory Committee on Education for Law Librarianship, 1943–44

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Elected Life Member of AALL, 1949
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class (Pioneer), 2010

Selected Publications by Inductee

  • “The Law School Library—A Library of Research for Lawyer, Layman, and Legislator,” Law Library Journal 18 (1925): 93–95.
  • “A Selected Bibliography of Legal and Other Materials Relating to the National Industrial Recovery Act,” 27 Law Library Journal 27 (1934): 15–30.
  • “Law Books and Law Publishers,” Law Library Journal 28 (1935): 51–63.
  • Bibliography of Selected Materials Relating to the Legislation of the New Deal. Seattle: University Book Store, 1935 ( with Oscar C. Orman).
  • “Education for Law Librarianship,” Bulletin of the American Library Association 30 (1936): 168–77.
  • “Code Making in Early Oregon,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 27 (1936): 30–61.
  • Legal Bibliography and the Use of Law Books. Chicago: Foundation Press, 1937.
  • Compiling the Territorial Codes of Washington. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press,1937. (Reprinted from 28 Pacific Northwest Quarterly28 (1937): 53–107.)
  • The Codes and Code Makers of Washington, 1889–1937. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1939. (Reprinted from 30 Pacific Northwest Quarterly 30 (1939): 49–99.)
  • Constitution of the State of Washington. Olympia, Wash.: State Printing Office, 1939. (Also editions published 1941, 1943, and 1951.)
  • Controversies Over the Location of the Seat of Government in Washington,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 32 (1941): 239–87, 401–47.
  • “University of Washington Law Library Attains 100,000 Volume Mark,” Law Library Journal 37 (1944): 51–63.
  • Legal Bibliography and the Use of Law Books. 2d ed. Brooklyn: Foundation Press, 1947 (with Oscar C. Orman).

Selected Publications About Inductee

  • [Memorial to] Arthur Sydney Beardsley, 1889–1950,” Law Library Journal 44 (1951): 42–44. [includes bibliography of his writings and publications]
  • Johnston, George A. “Our Predecessors and Their Achievements,” Law Library Journal 49 (1956): 138, 145 (profile of Beardsley).
  • Vogel, Carissa J. “Rediscovering Dr. Arthur S. Beardsley: A Brief Introduction to His Life and Work,”  Legal Reference Services Quarterly 27 (2008): 347–62.

Professional Positions

  • High School teacher, State of Washington, 1911–15
  • Librarian, Camp Lewis, Washington, 1919–22
  • Librarian, Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, 1918–19
  • Law Librarian, University of Washington, 1922–25
  • Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law, University of Washington, 1925–32
  • Librarian and Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington, 1932–37
  • Librarian and Professor of Law, University of Washington, 1937–44
  • Practicing Attorney, Seattle, WA 1944–50

Education

  • Graduate, Ellensburg Normal School, Ellensburg, WA
  • LL.B., University of Washington, 1918
  • B.S. (Library Science), University of Washington, 1924
  • A.M., University of Washington, 1925
  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 1928

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (Outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Washington, 1918
  • Member, AALS Library Problems Round Table Council, 1934, 1936
  • Established first formal academic degree program to train lawyers to become law librarians, University of Washington, 1939

Marvin R. Anderson, 1940–

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Contemporary Social Problems Special Interest Section, 1978–79
  • Chair, Standing Committee on Status of Minorities, Contemporary Social Problems Special Interest Section, 1981–83 President, Minnesota Association of Law Libraries, 1982
  • Member, Nominations Committee, 1983–84
  • Chair, State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 1994–95
  • Co-Chair, Local Advisory Committee, AALL 94th Annual Meeting, 2001
  • Co-Chair, Special Committee on George Strait Minority Scholarship Fundraising, 2002–05

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Law Librarian of the Year Award, Minnesota Association of Law Libraries, 1987
    Spirit of Law Librarianship Award, 1999
  • State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2000
  • Selected as one of ten “Attorneys of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer, 2001
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2003
  • John R. Finnegan Freedom of Information Award, Minnesota Coalition on Government Information, 2004
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class, 2010

Selected Publications by Inductee

  • The History of African-American Law Librarians: A Research Agenda.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway & Michael G. Chiorazzi, 261–74. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996.
  • Three Plus One for the Road,” in “Meet My Mentor: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences,” edited by Frank G. Houdek, Law Library Journal 91(1999): 177, at 183–85.

Selected Publications About Inductee

  • Michelle Lore, “Marvin R. Anderson: A Lawyer who Lives by the Book,” Minnesota Lawyer (Feb. 4, 2002).
  • Michelle Lore, “Marvin Anderson Retires After 22 Years as State Law Librarian,” Minnesota Lawyer (Sept. 16, 2002).
  • “Three to Receive Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award,” AALL Spectrum 7 (June 2003): 12–13.
  • “Marvin Roger Anderson, Minnesota State Law Librarian (Retired).” In Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill & Vicente Garces, Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries, 26–30. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006. AALL Publication Series No. 71.
  • Marvin R. Anderson Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, Sept. 4, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Ordinance Drafter, Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, 1968–69
  • Private Practice, 1969–74
  • Reference Librarian, University of Minnesota, 1976–80
  • Minnesota State Law Librarian, 1980–2002

Education

  • B.A., Morehouse College, 1962
  • J.D., Hastings College of the Law, 1966
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, 1977

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (Outside AALL)

  • Volunteer, U.S. Peace Corps, 1966–68
  • President, Minnesota Minority Lawyers Association, 1982–83
  • Originator of “Everybody Wins” reading program, which pairs volunteer legal practitioners with elementary school students.
  • Received “Eleven Who Care” Community Service Award from Twin Cities television station KARE-11 for this program in 2000.
  • “Marvin Anderson Day” declared by Mayor Randy Kelly of St. Paul, Minnesota, September 9, 2002