Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

H. Vail Deale (1915-2004)

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Friday, September 24, 2010 in Hall of Fame

H. Vail DealeH. Vail Deale was inducted into the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame on November 4, 2010 at the Wisconsin Library Association Conference in Wisconsin Dells.  Deale served as Director of Libraries and Chair, Department of Library Science at Beloit College from to 1953 to 1980. A highlight of his career at Beloit was the planning and completion of the Colonel Robert H. Morse Library in 1962 which resulted in the library being designated as WLA’s 1962 Library of the Year, the first academic library to receive this honor.  Deale was a member of the 1954-55 Steering Committee that helped establish the Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries in the Wisconsin Library Association and served as its first chair in 1955-56.  Deale served as President of the Wisconsin Library Association in 1960-61.  He served a six year term on the Governor's Council on Library Development.  He was a life member of the American Library Association and served as chair of the ALA International Relations Committee (1957-77); chair of the ACRL College Section (1961-62); chair of the ACRL Grants Committee (1967-70); and a member of the ACRL Standards Committee.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Sunday, May 28, 2017


Popular Tags

Hall of Fame 2015 21 WLA 125 Wisconsin Library Association Ruth Ann Montgomery Wayne A. Wiegand WLA 125 Hall of Fame 2015 Campaign Black River Falls Brown Deer Public Library James Duane Doty Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee buil Hall of Fame 2016 Rusk County Community Library UW-Madison school of library and information studies McMillan Memorial Library Hall of Fame 2008 Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries caly film Library History Milwaukee Art Museum Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services White House Conference on Library and Information Services Lutie Eugenia Stearns 22 Hall of Fame 2015 hall of Postcards caly film Soughton Public Library Library Trustees Parcel post National Library Week Irene W. Newman Library celebrations Library people Postcards Marjorie Sornson Malmberg Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends anniversaries Hall of Fame 2011 Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Jerome P. Daniels S. Janice Kee caly film Increase A. Lapham Academic Libraries Public libraries Madison Public Library Cooperative Children's Book Center Wisconsin Rapids School libraries Charles Bunge Richard E. Krug Library Artifacts Amer T. B. Scott Free Public Library 24 Library People Bernard Schwab UW-Milwaukee Libraries Dorothea M. Krause Historical Register Wilbur Lyle Eberhart campaign Wisconsin Free Library Commission Jane K. Billings background Ripon Public Library Brown County Library CCBC Wisconsin Historical Society Wisconsin State Law Library campa Uncategorized books-by-mail Hall of Fame 2015 Dianne McAfee Hopkins UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Exhibits Orrilla Blackshear membership libraries School of Library and Information Studies Brown Deer Public Library Eratus Swift Wilcox Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library WWI Library War Service Lutie Stearns People Capitol Fire 1904 Portage Public Library library education Hall of Fame 2012 Delia Ovitz Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries WLA 125 Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Superior Carnegie Libraries Hall of Fame 2014 Hall of Fame 2013 Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Hall Eager Free Public Library Centennial Gerald A. Somers Council on Library and Network Development William J. Wilson Frank Avery Hutchins Peter G. Hamon Larry T. Nix 11 Milwaukee Public Library Carl Spitzweg Marketing-Publicity J. D. Witter COLAND Black River Falls Public Library Manitowoc Public Library library legislation Hall of Fame 2015 WHCLIS Campaign library exhibit Buttons Library Buidlings Public library systems Suring Area Public Library Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Hall fo Fame 2012 American Library Association Library War Service Meter mail slogans Events & Meetings 20 Beloit Public Library Middleton Public Library Library Systems Pinback buttons Gertrude Thurow Beaver Dam Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries James Huff Stout John Miller Chancellor bed and breakfast Anniversaries DeForest Area Public Library 28 Academic Librarians Campaign trav ca Special libraries Hall of Fame 2012 Events World War I National Bookmobile Day Hall of Fame 2009 Klaus Linderfelt Library people Woman's Congress state historical society traveling libraries Elroy Public Library library memorabilia Clinton Public Library 10 Sarah Janice Kee WAAL Hall of Fame 2012 Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide 23 American Library Association Appleton Public Library Inform Wisconsin Anniversaries Publications I Love Libraries Hartford Public Library WLA 125 Ice Storm campaign Postcards Katharine MacDonald Jones Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Oshkosh Public Library Clarence Brown Lester Wisconsin Free Library Commission Events & Meetings Digital Collections bookworm State Law Library presentations Tower Hill Wisconsin cam Public libraries Milwaukee Public Library Cam Postcards Wisconsin Library Bulletin Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Matthew S. Dudgeon Library Buildings Carnegie libraries Nolan I. Neds 27 Edward Asahel Birge Hall of Fame 2010 Cornelia Marving Pierce Zona Gale archives Pewaukee Public Library Library e Bookmobiles 14 Evansville Wisconsin campaign Gilbert H. Doane

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo