O. J. Baker – Head Librarian

O. J. BAKER, B.A., B.L.S., M.L.S
HEAD LIBRARIAN

O.J.Baker, Head Librarian

In 1931 Mr. 0. J. Baker, B.A., B.L.S., M.L.S., was appointed Head Librarian; served a total of 37 years, over two separate terms, from 1931 to 1966, and again from 1968 to 1970.  In 1931, the library collection was approximately 10,000 volumes and 3,000 unbound periodicals.

In 1968, Mr. 0. J. Baker, M.L.S. returns from retirement to serve once again as Head Librarian for two years. The Library Science Department is abolished as part of the Division of Arts & Sciences, and becomes a program of study for the B.L.S., in the School of Education.

Mr. 0. J Baker retires after 35 years of service as Head Librarian in 1966.

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