NAME: Henriette D. Avram
DATES: 1919-2006
ADDRESS:
E-MAIL:
WORKED AT: Datatrol Corp.; LC
OTHER INFORMATION: A systems analyst hired by LC to work on developing the MARC format; She was a key person in this effort; Lilley-Trice consider her important in the area of information science as it is applied to libraries; Lilley-Trice cite her work on MARC I & II, and RECON, as well as her efforts toward a national information network, as her principal contribution; Active in IFLA--held offices.
AWARDS: 1971 Margaret Mann Award(ALA); 1977 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year(ALA). Other awards, as listed in Wikipedia:
OFFICES: Served on Board of Directors for LITA and ASIS.

PAPERS AT:
LOCATION #1
Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
PAPERS DATES: 1966-1980
SIZE: 124 cubic feet
INCLUDES: Title of collection: "MARC Archives;" Documents the work of the MARC program; These are essentially the office files of the program; Files are open with no restrictions.
FINDING AID: A detailed description inventory is available from LC for a fee. Also includes 1 tape recording about her work at LC. http://lccn.loc.gov/00579849
SOURCE: Library of Congress.

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