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This is a list of notable librarians and people who have advanced libraries and librarianship. Also included are people primarily notable for other endeavors, such as politicians and writers, who have also worked as librarians.

List of people known for contributions to the library professionEdit


Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States and librarian, reads a book to children in a school library in Texas.



One-time librarians noted for other accomplishmentsEdit

Librarians noted as spouses of national leadersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Tsuneishi, Warren (May 1992). "Obituary: Cecil Hobbs (1907-1991)". Journal of Asian Studies. 51 (2): 472–473. doi:10.1017/s0021911800041607.
  2. ^ Leonard Liggio, "The Life and Works of Thomas Jefferson" Archived 2012-05-21 at the Wayback Machine, The Locke Luminary Vol. II, No. 1 (Summer 1999) Part 3, George Mason University, accessed 14 February 2012
  3. ^ World Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services. American Library Association. 1993. pp. 586–87. ISBN 0838906095.
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