Herbert R. Hearsey Papers, 1910-2003
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Brief Description: Herbert R. Hearsey Papers (1910-  ) (B.S. 1937, MLS 1940) contains  autobiographical documents; his book, "District 16 United States Power Squadrons: Fifty Years of Growth, 1944-1994" (1995); a five-volume autobiography (1995, 1998), with reproductions of photographs, outlining his childhood, early education, employment in libraries during late childhood, high school education, employment in Harvard Library, undergraduate education at Tufts (1931-34), Library School and employment in the Library at the University  of Illinois (1937-1941), employment in librarianship at Western Washington State College (1941-42 and 1945 to retirement) and U.S. Coast Guard Service during World War II (1942-45);  a second edition history of the "Bellingham Power Squadron" (1997), a boating education organization, including Hearsey's role in the squadron, his boats, and photocopies of newspaper clippings about Mr. Hearsey and the Squadron; and a memoir, "Boating in My Life," about his forty years of boating and his five boats.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 26/20/103
Created by: Hearsey, Herbert R. (1910-)
Volume: 1.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/20/97, 8/18/2000, 9/1/2000, 10/30/2001; 2003
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Alumni
Autobiography
Boating
Librarianship
Librarianship, Academic
Library Administration
Military History
Recreation
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]