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.

Subscribe to feed Viewing entries tagged School of Library and Information Studies

Rachel Katherine Schenk (1899-1973)

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
in Hall of Fame

Rachel SchenkRachel Katherine Schenk served as Director of the Wisconsin Library School (now the School of Library and Information Studies of the University of Wisconsin – Madison) from 1951 to 1963. Prior to becoming Director she was a faculty member at the school. While Director she was responsible for the implementation of the master’s program at the library school. After her retirement from the Madison library school she helped implement the library science program at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She received the WLA Citation of Merit in 1960.  She was inducted into the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame on October 25, 2012.

Further reading: Robbins, Louise S. "Chapter 4 Leave It to Rachel: The Schenk Years 1951-1963" in Tradition and Vision: Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin, A Centennial History (Univ. of Wisconsin, 2006).

Categories

Popular Tags

library exhibit Centennial Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries Orrilla Blackshear Ruby Roeder Library Buidlings Public libraries Events Wayne A. Wiegand Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide Rusk County Community Library Carl Spitzweg campaign Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Gerald A. Somers Bernard Schwab National Library Week 10 Ruth Ann Montgomery UW-Madison school of library and information studies Wisconsin Library Bulletin Madison Public Library UW-Milwaukee Libraries James Duane Doty Hall fo Fame 2012 School of Library and Information Studies Anniversaries Library Systems Dorothea M. Krause Nolan I. Neds Public library systems Marjorie Sornson Malmberg Hall Lowell W. Wilson anniversaries Katharine MacDonald Jones Hall of Fame 2015 Zona Gale American Library Association CCBC Tower Hill Wisconsin James Huff Stout Black River Falls Public Library Library people Postcards Lutie Eugenia Stearns background COLAND Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Eratus Swift Wilcox Events & Meetings campaign bed and breakfast Jerome P. Daniels Matthew S. Dudgeon bookworm ca WAAL Milwaukee Public Library WLA 125 WLA 125 Bookmobiles Beaver Dam Public Library McMillan Memorial Library Special libraries caly film Manitowoc Public Library Marketing-Publicity Campaign Academic Librarians Beloit Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries 24 WHCLIS 27 presentations Pewaukee Public Library cam School libraries Soughton Public Library Hall of Fame 2014 Lutie Stearns Capitol Fire 1904 UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Cornelia Marving Pierce Jane K. Billings Gilbert H. Doane Ice Storm Frank Avery Hutchins Anniversaries Events & Meetings 23 Academic Libraries Milwaukee Public Library Hartford Public Library Buttons Brown County Library Meter mail slogans Hall of Fame 2015 Postcards World War I Publications Superior Carnegie Libraries Council on Library and Network Development Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends library legislation Cooperative Children's Book Center Sandra Friedman Dolnick Parcel post DeForest Area Public Library Increase A. Lapham Evansville Wisconsin Woman's Congress Hall of Fame 2011 library memorabilia I Love Libraries Campaign People Brown Deer Public Library John Miller Chancellor caly film Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Postcards Wisconsin Free Library Commission library education Hall of Fame 2015 Sarah Janice Kee Portage Public Library 14 Amer books-by-mail Hall of Fame 2015 21 WWI Library War Service buil Hall of Fame 2013 Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee Larry T. Nix Cam Clarence Brown Lester Historical Register Pinback buttons Ripon Public Library campa Charles Bunge Eager Free Public Library J. D. Witter Library History S. Janice Kee Hall of Fame 2010 Hall of Fame 2016 Postcards Hall of Fame 2012 Library e campaign Irene W. Newman American Library Association Library War Service Oshkosh Public Library Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Hall of Fame 2008 Hall of Fame 2017 State Law Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries 22 T. B. Scott Free Public Library Campaign Library Buildings National Bookmobile Day WLA 125 Exhibits WLA 125 Library People 20 trav hall of 28 Hall of Fame 2009 Hall of Fame 2015 Middleton Public Library Inform Wisconsin 11 Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries William J. Wilson Public libraries Dianne McAfee Hopkins Library Trustees traveling libraries Brown Deer Public Library Hall of Fame 2012 John J. Jax White House Conference on Library and Information Services Peter G. Hamon Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library archives Richard E. Krug Wisconsin Library Association Library people Wisconsin Free Library Commission Wisconsin Rapids Edward Asahel Birge Digital Collections Gertrude Thurow Milwaukee Art Museum Louise S. Robbins membership libraries caly film Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Black River Falls Library celebrations Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Wisconsin State Law Library state historical society Hall of Fame 2012 Carnegie libraries Uncategorized Delia Ovitz Clinton Public Library Klaus Linderfelt Wisconsin Historical Society Appleton Public Library Suring Area Public Library Library Artifacts Elroy Public Library

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo