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CHARLES FLETCHER LUMMIS—NOT A STEREOTYPICAL LIBRARIAN PART 2

YESTERDAY, IN SimanaitisSays, Charles Fletcher Lummis left Harvard early, married his first Mrs. Lummis, walked across the U.S. in knickers and tomato-red knee socks to a job with the fledgling … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

CHARLES FLETCHER LUMMIS—NOT A STEREOTYPICAL LIBRARIAN PART 1

I REMEMBER HAVING a crush on my junior high school librarian. She was tall, lithe, and wore glasses and a shirtwaist dress. Alas, or maybe fortunately, the affair came to … Continue reading

November 4, 2018 · Leave a comment