Robert Downs buried in Section 17, West of Road


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Robert Downs buried in Section 17, West of Road

Robert Bingham Downs (b. 1903, d. 1991) was a librarian widely interested in intellectual freedom, library administration and the sociology of literature. He was a prolific writer and influential scholar in library administration. Downs first came to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1943 as a professor of Library Science. In 1958 he became the Dean of Library Administration then in 1971 Dean Emeritus at the University of Illinois Library.

Image courtesy the University of Illinois Archives. Found in RS: 39/1/11, Box DO, Folder Downs, Robert. The copyright holder of this image is unknown. If you can help to identify the copyright holder, please contact the University Library Archives.


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