Frederick Cleveringa Oral History Interview

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Frederick Cleveringa Oral History Interview

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Born in 1890, Frederick Cleveringa began work in the Michigan State Normal College in 1913 while a student at MSNC. When Librarian Genevieve Walton stepped down in 1940, Fred was appointed Reference LIbrarian and Assistant Professor in the new Department of Library Sciences. Cleveringa retired from the library in 1952. In this oral history, Fred recounts the early days of his employment under Genevieve Walton, and the values Walton instilled in all of her employees.

Interview Date

9-19-1960

Keywords

Michigan State Normal College, Genevieve Walton, library science, library collections, library acquisitions

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Permission to quote from this oral history should be requested from the University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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