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Who was the first black named Association of College and Research Librarian of the Year?

  • In 1964, she became the first black to receive a Ph.D. degree in library science from the University of Illinois.
  • In 1976-77, she became the first black national president of Beta Phi Mu, the honor society for persons with graduate degrees in library science.
  • She is dean of the library and William and Camille Cosby Professor in the Humanities at Fisk University.
  • She's authored or edited several books on African American history including Black Firsts.

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