Pauline Cook Papers
Scope and Contents
The Pauline Cook Papers include her Ph.D. dissertation and unpublished manuscripts. Her dissertation, A Bibliography of Spanish Linguistics: Articles in Serial Publications, was published by the Linguistic Society of America in 1957.
- Cook, Pauline (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Pauline Cook was born in 1913. She received her B.A. in 1934 and her B.S. in 1935 from the University of Minnesota. Ms. Cook worked in the University of Iowa Libraries for 15 years. She was hired as an assistant in the Reference Department in 1937 and was promoted to librarian of the Foreign Language Library in 1940, the same year she received her master's degree in English. Pauline Cook married during the 1940s and thereafter wrote under the name Pauline Cook Hall. She received her Ph.D. in linguistics in June 1949. She was promoted in 1951 to head of the Reference Department. Pauline Cook Hall left Iowa City for Philadelphia in 1952 and died November 22, 1965, in Philadelphia. She was buried in Albia, Iowa.
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Foreign language and reference librarian at the University of Iowa Libraries, 1937-1952. Unpublished manuscripts.
Method of Acquisition
These materials were transferred to the University Archives prior to 1970.
- Denise Anderson, October 2008
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