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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Barbara Dewolfe

1999 - 2014
Curator of Manuscripts, Clement's Library

Anthony R. Aguirre

1993 - 2003
Librarian Emeritus

Patricia W. Martin

1993 - 2009
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Alan P. Pollard

1991 - 2004
Librarian Emeritus

Patricia M. Redman

1991 - 2007
Librarian Emerita

Yasuko Matsudo

1988 - 1998
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Daisy T. Wu

1988 - 1998
Librarian Emerita

Linda K. TerHaar

1987 - 2008
Librarian, Shapiro Undergraduate Library
Librarian Emerita

William A. Gosling

1986 - 2008
University Librarian Emeritus
Curator Emeritus of Children's Literature Collection

Brenda L. Johnson

1985 - 2007
Associate Librarian Emerita

Robert Kelly

1985 - 2006
Senior Associate Librarian Emeritus

Kathryn L. Beam

1983 - 2009
Librarian Emerita

Dorothy Huntwork Shields

1982 - 1996
Associate Librarian Emerita

William K Wallach

1981 - 2012
Archivist of Bentley Library
Archivist Emeritus

Marija R. Freeland

1980 - 2013
Senior Associate Librarian
Librarian Emerita

Barbara A. MacAdam

1979 - 2011
Librarian Emerita

Theresa S. Lee

1978 - 1999
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

L. Yvonne Wulff

1978 - 1997
Librarian Emerita

Patricia B. Yocum

1977 - 2009
Librarian Emerita

Doris D. Mahony

1976 - 1997
Associate Librarian Emerita

Donald Wilcox

1976 - 2007
Librarian Emeritus

Joy Alexander Blouin

1975 - 2001
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

John P. Downey

1974 - 2003
Associate Librarian Emeritus

Barbara L. Rosen

1974 - 2007
Associate Librarian Emerita

Mary Ruth Townsend

1974 - 2004
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Phyllis A. Valentine

1974 - 2007
Librarian Emerita

Margaret A. Leary

1973 - 2011
Librarian Emerita - Law School

Adye Bel Evans

1972 - 2003
Associate Librarian Emerita

Marylee Dalton

1972 - 2007
Librarian Emerita- Law Library

Julie C. Grygotis

1972 - 2009
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Jean L. Loup

1971 - 2002
Librarian Emerita

Dorothy Riemenschneider

1971 - 2006
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Jane M. Lucas

1971 - 1995
Associate Librarian Emerita

Lynn F. Marko

1971 - 2009
Librarian Emerita

Holde H. Borcherts

1970 - 2002
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Wen-Hsueh Yang

1969 - 2002
Associate Librarian Emerita

Grace A. York

1969 - 2009
Librarian Emerita - Law School

Judith J. Wilhelme

1969 - 2009
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Nancy Karp

1968 - 2007
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Judith C. Avery

1968 - 2009
Senior Associate Librarian Emeita

Ronald Austin

1967 - 1995
Senior Associate Librarian Emeritus

Joseph Placek

1967 - 1995
Associate Librarian Emeritus

Om P. Sharma

1966 - 1995
Librarian Emeritus

Susan I. Seger

1964 - 1996
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Wei-Ying Wan

1964 - 1966
1969 - 2003
Librarian Emeritus

John W. Weigel II

1964 - 1997
Librarian Emeritus

Choo W. Suh

1963 - 1998
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Sharon Balius

1962 - 1998
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Charlotte A. Wolfe

1960 - 2011
Senior Associate Librarian Emerita

Robert G. Carter

1957 - 1998
Senior Associate Librarian Emeritus

Warner Grenelle Rice

1929 - 1969
Director of the University Library
Professor of English Language and Literature
Chair of English Language and Literature 1947-1968

Rudolph H. Gjelsness

1925 - 1928
1937 - 1965
Assistant Librarian
Professor of Library Science
Chair of Library Science

William Warner Bishop

1915 - 1941
Librarian of the University
Professor of Library Science
Chair of Library Science

Francis Lee Dewey Goodrich

1906
Associate Librarian
Visiting Professor

Fredericka Botsford Gillette

1905 - 1919
Superintendent of Circulation and Stacks
Acting Reference Librarian

Theodore Wesley Koch

1904
Librarian

William C. Hollands

1896 - 1909
1909 - 1944
Assistant Librarian in change of Bindery
Superintendent of Printing and Binding

Byron Alfred Finney

1891 - 1916
Reference Librarian

Frederick Parker Jordan

1880 - 1922
Associate Librarian Emeritus

Raymond Cazallis Davis

1868 - 1872
1877 - 1905
Librarian Emeritus
Lecturer on Biblography

John Livingston Tappan

1853 - 1963
Librarian
Secretary of the Board of Regents

Andrew Ten Brook

1844 - 1851
1864 - 1877
Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy
Librarian

Abram Sager

1842 - 1874
Professor of Zoology and Botany (Librarian 1848-1850)
Professor of Obstetrics & Physiology
Chair OB/GYN 1850-1874

Rev. Henry Colclazer

1837
Librarian