Magazine article American Libraries

In Memory

Magazine article American Libraries

In Memory

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Robert J. (Bob) Havlik, 90, director emeritus of the Architecture and Engineering Libraries at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, died February 29. Havlik was part of the Notre Dame library faculty from 1973 until his 1992 retirement. He had previously been a librarian at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana; Iowa State University in Ames; Union Carbide in Buffalo, New York; and the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Abraham Lincoln Group in Washington, D.C. He was also a lifetime member of ALA and contributor to the book Argon, Helium, and the Rare Gases (1961).

Carolyn Willa Kohler, 72, head of the Government Documents Department at the University of Iowa Libraries from 1971 until her 2004 retirement, died May 5 after a short illness. Kohler was active in ALA's Government Documents Round Table and received ALA's James Bennett Childs Award in 2003 for her lifetime contribution as a documents librarian. She served as executive editor for United Nations and Foreign Government Documents for Government Publications Review from 1980 to 1985. Kohler also worked on the Iowa State Library Commission and helped the US Government Printing Office with programs for libraries that contain federal documents. …

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