NAME: Laurence Bedford Heilprin
DATES: 1906-1993
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WORKED AT: University of Maryland; Documentation Inc.
OTHER INFORMATION: Major contribution according to Farkas-Conn was to set the stage for interest groups within ASIS; Worked under Clapp at the Council on Library Resources; Worked for Documentation Inc. (Taube's company); Prof., Univ. of Maryland; Throughout career explored fundamental aspects of information science; "Stimulated others to do research and attempt to discover the theoretical underpinnings of information science" (Farkas-Conn); Along with Luhn, instrumental in bringing about ARIST; Atherton/Cochrane, Bourne, and Cuadra were the driving force for ARIST.
AWARDS: ASIS Award of Merit
OFFICES: ADI/ASIS Pres. 1964-65

PAPERS AT:
LOCATION #1
University of Maryland Library Archives, College Park, MD.
PAPERS DATES: 1936-1992
SIZE: 137 cu. ft.
INCLUDES: Papers not processed
FINDING AID:
SOURCE: Univ. of Maryland Library Special Collections online catalog

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