NAME: Eugene Bernard Jackson
DATES: 1915-2003
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WORKED AT: University of Texas; General Motors; Wright AFB
OTHER INFORMATION: Jackson earned a degree of Bachelor in Library Science in 1938 and then a degree of Master of Arts in Library Science in 1942, both degrees from the University of Illinois. Jackson was the authority on documentation in aeronautics and automotive engineering. He administered a technical library program for NACA. He also headed the technical information section of the R & D branch of the Quartermaster General's Office. 

He worked at: Chief Librarian for General Motors's research laboratories; Active at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio at end of WWII. Jackson is aslo an author of indexes and technical literature and papers on the role of research libraries in business and government. See Current Biography (1961):218-20 for more information. An obituary of Jackson appears at: http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/2003-2004/memorials/jackson/jackson.html

AWARDS: SLA Hall of Fame, 1985.
OFFICES: SLA: Director 1953-56; Vice-Pres. 1960-61; Pres. 1961-62; Cincinnati Chapter Pres. 1984.

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INCLUDES: He has given some of his photos to Wright Patterson Air Force Base Historical Office. No decisions about where he will deposit his papers.
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SOURCE: Phone conversation with Eugene Jackson, 9/95.

A CAREER MEMORY FROM EUGENE JACKSON

VIEW IMAGES OF EUGENE JACKSON
         With Ralph Shaw, and others, 1956?
         With Brad Rogers and Rogers' research assistant, at GM Library, about 1960
         With Burt Adkinson, 1960
         About 1971

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