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Jay K. Lucker papers

Identifier: MC-0436

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  • Creation: 1975 - 1990


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Jay K. Lucker, 1930-1982, AB 1951, Brooklyn College; MS 1952, Columbia University, was assistant university librarian for science and technology at Princeton University, 1959-1968; associate university librarian, 1968-1975; and director of libraries at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975-1995. He was active in professional library organizations including the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the American Library Association (ALA), and consulted on many library building projects.

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10.5 Cubic Feet (8 record cartons, 7 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Libraries, Office of the Director records, AC 47.

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